Cost of Living Comparison Between Calgary and Mexico City 

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Consumer Prices in Mexico City are 42.98% lower than in Calgary (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Mexico City are 40.67% lower than in Calgary
Rent Prices in Mexico City are 35.04% lower than in Calgary
Restaurant Prices in Mexico City are 44.26% lower than in Calgary
Groceries Prices in Mexico City are 41.93% lower than in Calgary
Local Purchasing Power in Mexico City is 70.84% lower than in Calgary
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Restaurants
Calgary Edit Mexico City Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 22.00 C$
(326.82 MXN)
10.10 C$
(150.00 MXN)
     -54.10 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 82.50 C$
(1,225.56 MXN)
49.21 C$
(731.07 MXN)
     -40.35 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 12.00 C$
(178.26 MXN)
8.75 C$
(130.00 MXN)
     -27.07 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 C$
(103.99 MXN)
3.37 C$
(50.00 MXN)
     -51.92 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.00 C$
(118.84 MXN)
5.05 C$
(75.00 MXN)
     -36.89 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.87 C$
(72.35 MXN)
3.48 C$
(51.70 MXN)
     -28.54 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.27 C$
(33.73 MXN)
1.32 C$
(19.68 MXN)
     -41.66 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.05 C$
(30.47 MXN)
0.95 C$
(14.06 MXN)
     -53.85 %
Markets
Calgary Edit Mexico City Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 8.66 C$
(128.72 MXN)
6.42 C$
(95.40 MXN)
     -25.88 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.57 C$
(38.25 MXN)
2.32 C$
(34.47 MXN)
     -9.87 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.43 C$
(21.19 MXN)
0.84 C$
(12.42 MXN)
     -41.40 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.75 C$
(55.66 MXN)
2.44 C$
(36.21 MXN)
     -34.95 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.50 C$
(96.51 MXN)
4.31 C$
(63.96 MXN)
     -33.73 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 6.15 C$
(91.29 MXN)
3.57 C$
(53.02 MXN)
     -41.92 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 8.43 C$
(125.17 MXN)
5.46 C$
(81.06 MXN)
     -35.24 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.29 C$
(34.04 MXN)
1.46 C$
(21.66 MXN)
     -36.37 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.87 C$
(12.94 MXN)
0.78 C$
(11.54 MXN)
     -10.82 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.11 C$
(31.32 MXN)
0.82 C$
(12.24 MXN)
     -60.91 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.22 C$
(33.01 MXN)
0.86 C$
(12.76 MXN)
     -61.34 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.33 C$
(19.81 MXN)
0.89 C$
(13.16 MXN)
     -33.58 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.43 C$
(21.20 MXN)
0.82 C$
(12.12 MXN)
     -42.84 %
Lettuce (1 head) 3.14 C$
(46.63 MXN)
1.26 C$
(18.66 MXN)
     -59.98 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.26 C$
(33.58 MXN)
1.07 C$
(15.89 MXN)
     -52.67 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 C$
(222.83 MXN)
14.81 C$
(220.00 MXN)
     -1.27 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.48 C$
(51.62 MXN)
1.80 C$
(26.70 MXN)
     -48.28 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.03 C$
(59.94 MXN)
3.28 C$
(48.68 MXN)
     -18.79 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 16.00 C$
(237.68 MXN)
4.71 C$
(70.00 MXN)
     -70.55 %
Transportation
Calgary Edit Mexico City Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.60 C$
(53.48 MXN)
0.40 C$
(6.00 MXN)
     -88.78 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 112.00 C$
(1,663.79 MXN)
21.69 C$
(322.17 MXN)
     -80.64 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 C$
(59.42 MXN)
1.35 C$
(20.00 MXN)
     -66.34 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.10 C$
(46.02 MXN)
0.98 C$
(14.48 MXN)
     -68.53 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 35.00 C$
(519.93 MXN)
8.08 C$
(120.00 MXN)
     -76.92 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.55 C$
(97.25 MXN)
5.85 C$
(86.92 MXN)
     -10.62 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,000.00 C$
(415,946.83 MXN)
26,253.36 C$
(390,000.00 MXN)
     -6.24 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,103.78 C$
(387,777.98 MXN)
26,101.38 C$
(387,742.40 MXN)
     -0.01 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Calgary Edit Mexico City Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 233.72 C$
(3,472.01 MXN)
63.47 C$
(942.85 MXN)
     -72.84 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.27 C$
(3.99 MXN)
0.13 C$
(1.97 MXN)
     -50.74 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 86.21 C$
(1,280.66 MXN)
35.52 C$
(527.65 MXN)
     -58.80 %
Sports And Leisure
Calgary Edit Mexico City Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 79.63 C$
(1,182.95 MXN)
61.21 C$
(909.35 MXN)
     -23.13 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 27.20 C$
(404.00 MXN)
28.36 C$
(421.33 MXN)
     +4.29 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.99 C$
(237.54 MXN)
6.06 C$
(90.00 MXN)
     -62.11 %
Childcare
Calgary Edit Mexico City Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,091.94 C$
(16,221.10 MXN)
451.42 C$
(6,705.88 MXN)
     -58.66 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 16,028.57 C$
(238,108.34 MXN)
9,693.55 C$
(144,000.00 MXN)
     -39.52 %
Clothing And Shoes
Calgary Edit Mexico City Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 70.93 C$
(1,053.68 MXN)
66.19 C$
(983.30 MXN)
     -6.68 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 58.63 C$
(870.96 MXN)
47.93 C$
(711.96 MXN)
     -18.26 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 104.24 C$
(1,548.53 MXN)
108.56 C$
(1,612.74 MXN)
     +4.15 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 139.12 C$
(2,066.62 MXN)
112.60 C$
(1,672.70 MXN)
     -19.06 %
Rent Per Month
Calgary Edit Mexico City Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,399.66 C$
(20,792.27 MXN)
1,019.49 C$
(15,144.74 MXN)
     -27.16 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,171.40 C$
(17,401.43 MXN)
608.47 C$
(9,038.94 MXN)
     -48.06 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,604.32 C$
(38,687.78 MXN)
1,900.24 C$
(28,228.57 MXN)
     -27.03 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,970.96 C$
(29,279.11 MXN)
1,113.78 C$
(16,545.45 MXN)
     -43.49 %
Buy Apartment Price
Calgary Edit Mexico City Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 411.31 C$
(6,110.13 MXN)
331.11 C$
(4,918.65 MXN)
     -19.50 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 313.39 C$
(4,655.56 MXN)
200.05 C$
(2,971.84 MXN)
     -36.17 %
Salaries And Financing
Calgary Edit Mexico City Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 5,272.91 C$
(78,330.30 MXN)
912.16 C$
(13,550.40 MXN)
     -82.70 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.25 10.42      +145.28 %
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