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Cost of Living Comparison Between Mexico and United States 

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Consumer Prices in United States are 61.86% higher than in Mexico
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United States are 88.71% higher than in Mexico
Rent Prices in United States are 198.38% higher than in Mexico
Restaurant Prices in United States are 89.68% higher than in Mexico
Groceries Prices in United States are 66.32% higher than in Mexico
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 129.74% higher than in Mexico

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  Mexico  United States      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 60.00 MXN     130.39 MXN      +117.32 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 300.00 MXN     586.77 MXN      +95.59 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 70.00 MXN     81.50 MXN      +16.42 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 20.00 MXN     45.64 MXN      +128.19 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 30.00 MXN     65.20 MXN      +117.32 %
Cappuccino (regular) 29.62 MXN     47.53 MXN      +60.45 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 9.49 MXN     20.67 MXN      +117.78 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 8.31 MXN     16.57 MXN      +99.29 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 13.97 MXN     12.95 MXN      -7.25 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 22.53 MXN     31.11 MXN      +38.10 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 15.73 MXN     37.72 MXN      +139.71 %
Eggs (12) 24.94 MXN     29.34 MXN      +17.67 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 82.77 MXN     123.46 MXN      +49.15 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 75.91 MXN     99.59 MXN      +31.20 %
Apples (1kg) 32.44 MXN     48.36 MXN      +49.09 %
Oranges (1kg) 13.55 MXN     46.64 MXN      +244.17 %
Tomato (1kg) 15.94 MXN     48.51 MXN      +204.23 %
Potato (1kg) 15.18 MXN     30.62 MXN      +101.81 %
Lettuce (1 head) 10.36 MXN     20.51 MXN      +97.97 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 12.57 MXN     22.95 MXN      +82.59 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 104.48 MXN     156.47 MXN      +49.77 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 15.12 MXN     29.81 MXN      +97.19 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 24.43 MXN     42.77 MXN      +75.04 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 42.00 MXN     78.24 MXN      +86.28 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 7.00 MXN     26.08 MXN      +272.55 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 300.00 MXN     860.59 MXN      +186.86 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 22.50 MXN     39.12 MXN      +73.86 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 6.00 MXN     20.26 MXN      +237.59 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 120.00 MXN     366.40 MXN      +205.34 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 11.63 MXN     12.55 MXN      +7.89 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 217,500.00 MXN     260,786.00 MXN      +19.90 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 786.58 MXN     2,110.56 MXN      +168.32 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 2.81 MXN     1.92 MXN      -31.60 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 395.15 MXN     601.77 MXN      +52.29 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 539.57 MXN     515.39 MXN      -4.48 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 163.58 MXN     240.53 MXN      +47.05 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 60.00 MXN     130.39 MXN      +117.32 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 654.63 MXN     531.55 MXN      -18.80 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 657.17 MXN     476.93 MXN      -27.43 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 1,085.33 MXN     995.49 MXN      -8.28 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 792.93 MXN     1,088.38 MXN      +37.26 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,974.51 MXN     12,962.41 MXN      +226.14 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,821.85 MXN     9,780.20 MXN      +246.59 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 7,993.31 MXN     22,178.50 MXN      +177.46 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 5,902.22 MXN     16,724.72 MXN      +183.36 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 13,402.07 MXN     24,895.54 MXN      +85.76 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 11,622.13 MXN     16,046.70 MXN      +38.07 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 9,841.24 MXN     42,666.19 MXN      +333.54 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 11.09     4.20      -62.12 %
 
Last updateApril, 2014April, 2014
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