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Cost of Living in Mexico City, Mexico

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Consumer Price Index (Excl.Rent): 42.64
Rent Index: 18.07
Groceries Index: 38.27
Restaurants Index: 38.44
Consumer Price Plus Rent Index: 30.67
Local Purchasing Power: 68.47

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Restaurants [Edit] Avg.
Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 73.50 MXN
60.00
100.00
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 400.00 MXN
304.55
600.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 78.00 MXN
65.00
90.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 30.00 MXN
20.00
35.00
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 55.00 MXN
45.00
60.00
Cappuccino (regular) 34.66 MXN
28.00
40.00
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 10.18 MXN
9.00
13.00
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 7.87 MXN
5.00
10.00
Markets [Edit] Avg.
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 15.03 MXN
14.00
17.00
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 23.58 MXN
20.00
28.00
Rice (white), (1kg) 16.93 MXN
15.00
20.00
Eggs (12) 26.77 MXN
24.00
30.00
Local Cheese (1kg) 92.25 MXN
70.00
105.00
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 73.20 MXN
60.00
90.00
Apples (1kg) 32.29 MXN
30.00
35.00
Oranges (1kg) 10.17 MXN
9.00
12.00
Tomato (1kg) 17.08 MXN
15.00
20.00
Potato (1kg) 15.50 MXN
10.00
20.00
Lettuce (1 head) 9.27 MXN
8.00
12.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 11.72 MXN
10.00
15.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 150.00 MXN
100.00
170.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 19.54 MXN
15.00
25.00
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 35.83 MXN
25.00
50.00
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 45.00 MXN
43.00
47.00
Transportation [Edit] Avg.
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 5.00 MXN
5.00
6.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 300.00 MXN
150.00
350.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 9.00 MXN
8.50
13.00
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 4.28 MXN
4.00
5.00
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 100.00 MXN
80.00
130.00
Gasoline (1 liter) 13.59 MXN
12.80
14.00
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 240,000.00 MXN
171,000.00
300,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] Avg.
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 796.38 MXN
510.00
1,000.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.61 MXN
1.00
3.00
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 381.81 MXN
250.00
500.00
Sports And Leisure [Edit] Avg.
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 1,006.75 MXN
500.00
1,500.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 292.86 MXN
250.00
350.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 70.00 MXN
60.00
75.00
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] Avg.
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 677.72 MXN
550.00
800.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 646.36 MXN
500.00
800.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes 1,143.75 MXN
900.00
1,500.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 1,037.50 MXN
800.00
1,400.00
Rent Per Month [Edit] Avg.
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 7,682.82 MXN
6,000.00
10,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 4,372.14 MXN
3,500.00
6,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 15,623.99 MXN
12,000.00
20,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 9,732.27 MXN
7,000.00
15,000.00
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] Avg.
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 21,909.22 MXN
15,364.00
30,000.00
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 17,579.51 MXN
13,043.00
28,000.00
Salaries And Financing [Edit] Avg.
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 10,641.70 MXN
9,000.00
20,000.00
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 11.20
10.00
12.00

These data are based on 1699 entries in the past 12 months from 120 different contributors.

Last update: March, 2015

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9 Comments so far

#sheri mcgugan on Mar 18, 2015 :
I wanted to know how much could I rent a home in mexico city for by the month. at least 4 bedrooms, 2 baths
#Anonymous on Dec 01, 2014 :
Alberto H is right, average monthly salary in Mexico City is at MX$366.53/day which makes it around US$655 or MX$9163/month for 25 days of work. I'm leaving an article of El Universal about it, the source they used was the Mexican Social Security Institute and the date was jan 2014
#ruby on Sep 18, 2014 :
I'm trying to move over to study for acting in the Mexico City, San Angel by January 2015. Does anyine know of any affordable room or studio renting available...?
Please please help.
#alberto h on Aug 28, 2014 :
Salary might be accurate as an average, because there are many rich people here, but for the most people its inaccurate, id say it 600-700dll/month its more accurate for most people here.
#Anonymous on Apr 23, 2014 :
There is a big Gap in between. For example. If I made 100 dollars a month and my neighbor made 5000 , the average would be about 2500. So the ridiculously rich reallt throw it all off. I would say that the salary is not accurate. My opinion though.
#Silvânia on Apr 10, 2014 :
I'd like to know about cosmetics prices...
#Anonymous on Jan 06, 2014 :
$12,000 as the "average" is quite inflated. This is not taking into account the almost %60 percente of the population that has to work in the informal economy, most of which make less than $200 MX/day.
#Anonymous on Nov 07, 2013 :
^^ keep in mind it is the average salary, some people make more and some make less.
#Anonymous on Sep 20, 2013 :
Average salary seems low. My cousins live in Mexico and all earn about double stated slary.

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