Cost of Living Comparison Between Calgary and Mexico City 

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Cost of Living in Mexico City is 38.5% lower than in Calgary (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in Mexico City is 35.8% lower than in Calgary
Rent Prices in Mexico City are 29.8% lower than in Calgary
Restaurant Prices in Mexico City are 34.0% lower than in Calgary
Groceries Prices in Mexico City are 38.1% lower than in Calgary
Local Purchasing Power in Mexico City is 68.0% lower than in Calgary
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Restaurants
Calgary Edit Mexico City Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 25.00 C$
(341.82 MXN)
13.90 C$
(190.00 MXN)
     -44.4 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 100.00 C$
(1,367.28 MXN)
73.14 C$
(1,000.00 MXN)
     -26.9 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 14.25 C$
(194.84 MXN)
10.97 C$
(150.00 MXN)
     -23.0 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.25 C$
(99.13 MXN)
3.66 C$
(50.00 MXN)
     -49.6 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.00 C$
(109.38 MXN)
6.18 C$
(84.56 MXN)
     -22.7 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.27 C$
(72.05 MXN)
4.45 C$
(60.79 MXN)
     -15.6 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.90 C$
(39.67 MXN)
1.50 C$
(20.47 MXN)
     -48.4 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.44 C$
(33.35 MXN)
1.03 C$
(14.03 MXN)
     -57.9 %
Markets
Calgary Edit Mexico City Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 9.80 C$
(134.05 MXN)
7.75 C$
(105.92 MXN)
     -21.0 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.11 C$
(42.54 MXN)
3.02 C$
(41.25 MXN)
     -3.0 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.30 C$
(31.45 MXN)
1.15 C$
(15.67 MXN)
     -50.2 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 5.46 C$
(74.61 MXN)
3.08 C$
(42.08 MXN)
     -43.6 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 8.91 C$
(121.77 MXN)
6.46 C$
(88.26 MXN)
     -27.5 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 8.23 C$
(112.49 MXN)
5.14 C$
(70.27 MXN)
     -37.5 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 9.22 C$
(126.09 MXN)
7.22 C$
(98.73 MXN)
     -21.7 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.70 C$
(36.89 MXN)
1.78 C$
(24.34 MXN)
     -34.0 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.88 C$
(12.08 MXN)
0.86 C$
(11.80 MXN)
     -2.3 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.36 C$
(32.32 MXN)
1.03 C$
(14.09 MXN)
     -56.4 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.57 C$
(35.07 MXN)
1.13 C$
(15.49 MXN)
     -55.8 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.60 C$
(21.81 MXN)
1.16 C$
(15.80 MXN)
     -27.6 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.40 C$
(19.15 MXN)
1.07 C$
(14.62 MXN)
     -23.7 %
Lettuce (1 head) 3.65 C$
(49.94 MXN)
1.56 C$
(21.34 MXN)
     -57.3 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.55 C$
(34.91 MXN)
1.25 C$
(17.13 MXN)
     -50.9 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 20.00 C$
(273.46 MXN)
18.28 C$
(250.00 MXN)
     -8.6 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.69 C$
(50.43 MXN)
2.17 C$
(29.64 MXN)
     -41.2 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.11 C$
(69.85 MXN)
4.20 C$
(57.41 MXN)
     -17.8 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 20.00 C$
(273.46 MXN)
5.49 C$
(75.00 MXN)
     -72.6 %
Transportation
Calgary Edit Mexico City Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.70 C$
(50.59 MXN)
0.44 C$
(6.00 MXN)
     -88.1 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 115.00 C$
(1,572.37 MXN)
26.33 C$
(360.00 MXN)
     -77.1 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.50 C$
(61.53 MXN)
1.61 C$
(22.00 MXN)
     -64.2 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.22 C$
(44.01 MXN)
0.80 C$
(11.00 MXN)
     -75.0 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 39.06 C$
(534.06 MXN)
8.78 C$
(120.00 MXN)
     -77.5 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.53 C$
(75.63 MXN)
6.71 C$
(91.72 MXN)
     +21.3 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 33,978.00 C$
(464,573.92 MXN)
29,255.19 C$
(400,000.00 MXN)
     -13.9 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,992.90 C$
(396,413.65 MXN)
30,580.68 C$
(418,123.08 MXN)
     +5.5 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Calgary Edit Mexico City Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 297.18 C$
(4,063.27 MXN)
64.23 C$
(878.26 MXN)
     -78.4 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 63.98 C$
(874.79 MXN)
34.85 C$
(476.44 MXN)
     -45.5 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 92.06 C$
(1,258.77 MXN)
35.66 C$
(487.63 MXN)
     -61.3 %
Sports And Leisure
Calgary Edit Mexico City Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 74.20 C$
(1,014.52 MXN)
76.94 C$
(1,051.97 MXN)
     +3.7 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 51.10 C$
(698.67 MXN)
31.36 C$
(428.82 MXN)
     -38.6 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 18.00 C$
(246.11 MXN)
7.31 C$
(100.00 MXN)
     -59.4 %
Childcare
Calgary Edit Mexico City Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,187.68 C$
(16,238.95 MXN)
544.36 C$
(7,442.86 MXN)
     -54.2 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 23,742.86 C$
(324,631.01 MXN)
12,139.58 C$
(165,981.82 MXN)
     -48.9 %
Clothing And Shoes
Calgary Edit Mexico City Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 78.56 C$
(1,074.19 MXN)
82.94 C$
(1,134.09 MXN)
     +5.6 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 61.11 C$
(835.55 MXN)
57.84 C$
(790.77 MXN)
     -5.4 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 118.46 C$
(1,619.66 MXN)
136.39 C$
(1,864.78 MXN)
     +15.1 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 146.11 C$
(1,997.75 MXN)
136.18 C$
(1,861.92 MXN)
     -6.8 %
Rent Per Month
Calgary Edit Mexico City Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,067.41 C$
(28,267.30 MXN)
1,354.22 C$
(18,516.00 MXN)
     -34.5 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,664.84 C$
(22,763.05 MXN)
822.95 C$
(11,252.00 MXN)
     -50.6 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,189.38 C$
(43,607.64 MXN)
2,814.67 C$
(38,484.33 MXN)
     -11.7 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,594.23 C$
(35,470.36 MXN)
1,692.86 C$
(23,146.15 MXN)
     -34.7 %
Buy Apartment Price
Calgary Edit Mexico City Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 385.80 C$
(5,274.94 MXN)
363.66 C$
(4,972.18 MXN)
     -5.7 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 382.29 C$
(5,227.01 MXN)
266.35 C$
(3,641.69 MXN)
     -30.3 %
Salaries And Financing
Calgary Edit Mexico City Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 5,007.59 C$
(68,467.71 MXN)
1,027.87 C$
(14,053.86 MXN)
     -79.5 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.46 11.07      +71.5 %
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