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Cost of Living Comparison Between Medellin and Mexico City 

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Consumer Prices in Mexico City are 29.24% higher than in Medellin
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Mexico City are 48.09% higher than in Medellin
Rent Prices in Mexico City are 112.95% higher than in Medellin
Restaurant Prices in Mexico City are 43.18% higher than in Medellin
Groceries Prices in Mexico City are 33.24% higher than in Medellin
Local Purchasing Power in Mexico City is 46.79% higher than in Medellin
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 13,000.00 Col$
(72.55 MXN)
16,127.25 Col$
(90.00 MXN)
     +24.06 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60,000.00 Col$
(334.84 MXN)
89,595.86 Col$
(500.00 MXN)
     +49.33 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 15,000.00 Col$
(83.71 MXN)
17,919.17 Col$
(100.00 MXN)
     +19.46 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3,000.00 Col$
(16.74 MXN)
7,167.67 Col$
(40.00 MXN)
     +138.92 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6,000.00 Col$
(33.48 MXN)
10,751.50 Col$
(60.00 MXN)
     +79.19 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3,378.60 Col$
(18.85 MXN)
7,403.40 Col$
(41.32 MXN)
     +119.13 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2,167.31 Col$
(12.09 MXN)
2,280.62 Col$
(12.73 MXN)
     +5.23 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2,115.02 Col$
(11.80 MXN)
1,796.89 Col$
(10.03 MXN)
     -15.04 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 8,489.84 Col$
(47.38 MXN)
12,758.88 Col$
(71.20 MXN)
     +50.28 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2,667.98 Col$
(14.89 MXN)
4,561.01 Col$
(25.45 MXN)
     +70.95 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1,373.88 Col$
(7.67 MXN)
1,601.52 Col$
(8.94 MXN)
     +16.57 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 5,445.14 Col$
(30.39 MXN)
5,108.95 Col$
(28.51 MXN)
     -6.17 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3,805.27 Col$
(21.24 MXN)
8,157.51 Col$
(45.52 MXN)
     +114.37 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 5,981.19 Col$
(33.38 MXN)
7,590.92 Col$
(42.36 MXN)
     +26.91 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6,321.94 Col$
(35.28 MXN)
11,430.01 Col$
(63.79 MXN)
     +80.80 %
Apples (1 lb) 2,807.04 Col$
(15.67 MXN)
3,176.87 Col$
(17.73 MXN)
     +13.17 %
Banana (1 lb) 1,083.04 Col$
(6.04 MXN)
1,612.47 Col$
(9.00 MXN)
     +48.88 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1,648.93 Col$
(9.20 MXN)
1,387.29 Col$
(7.74 MXN)
     -15.87 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1,275.10 Col$
(7.12 MXN)
1,738.96 Col$
(9.70 MXN)
     +36.38 %
Potato (1 lb) 1,176.32 Col$
(6.56 MXN)
1,873.86 Col$
(10.46 MXN)
     +59.30 %
Onion (1 lb) 1,225.71 Col$
(6.84 MXN)
1,895.42 Col$
(10.58 MXN)
     +54.64 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2,533.33 Col$
(14.14 MXN)
2,786.23 Col$
(15.55 MXN)
     +9.98 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2,416.67 Col$
(13.49 MXN)
2,482.73 Col$
(13.86 MXN)
     +2.73 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 36,000.00 Col$
(200.90 MXN)
26,878.76 Col$
(150.00 MXN)
     -25.34 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3,685.86 Col$
(20.57 MXN)
3,914.99 Col$
(21.85 MXN)
     +6.22 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6,000.00 Col$
(33.48 MXN)
8,281.31 Col$
(46.21 MXN)
     +38.02 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 5,450.00 Col$
(30.41 MXN)
8,959.59 Col$
(50.00 MXN)
     +64.40 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2,200.00 Col$
(12.28 MXN)
1,075.15 Col$
(6.00 MXN)
     -51.13 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 93,826.09 Col$
(523.61 MXN)
53,757.52 Col$
(300.00 MXN)
     -42.71 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3,600.00 Col$
(20.09 MXN)
2,150.30 Col$
(12.00 MXN)
     -40.27 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2,076.05 Col$
(11.59 MXN)
1,441.91 Col$
(8.05 MXN)
     -30.55 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 25,000.00 Col$
(139.52 MXN)
17,919.17 Col$
(100.00 MXN)
     -28.32 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 9,380.65 Col$
(52.35 MXN)
13,904.28 Col$
(77.59 MXN)
     +48.22 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 50,000,000.00 Col$
(279,030.75 MXN)
60,923,392.25 Col$
(339,990.00 MXN)
     +21.85 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 67,810,000.00 Col$
(378,421.51 MXN)
55,481,187.27 Col$
(309,619.15 MXN)
     -18.18 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 180,841.51 Col$
(1,009.21 MXN)
109,638.59 Col$
(611.85 MXN)
     -39.37 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 147.88 Col$
(0.83 MXN)
228.57 Col$
(1.28 MXN)
     +54.57 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 127,588.66 Col$
(712.02 MXN)
92,342.03 Col$
(515.33 MXN)
     -27.63 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 71,694.29 Col$
(400.10 MXN)
170,077.10 Col$
(949.13 MXN)
     +137.23 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 22,600.00 Col$
(126.12 MXN)
57,843.09 Col$
(322.80 MXN)
     +155.94 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12,000.00 Col$
(66.97 MXN)
14,335.34 Col$
(80.00 MXN)
     +19.46 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 530,952.38 Col$
(2,963.04 MXN)
762,204.77 Col$
(4,253.57 MXN)
     +43.55 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 10,898,561.35 Col$
(60,820.68 MXN)
17,053,003.85 Col$
(95,166.25 MXN)
     +56.47 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 160,591.97 Col$
(896.20 MXN)
152,813.33 Col$
(852.79 MXN)
     -4.84 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 107,889.69 Col$
(602.09 MXN)
117,138.82 Col$
(653.71 MXN)
     +8.57 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 242,581.11 Col$
(1,353.75 MXN)
271,132.44 Col$
(1,513.09 MXN)
     +11.77 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 231,142.48 Col$
(1,289.92 MXN)
270,746.16 Col$
(1,510.93 MXN)
     +17.13 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 882,187.01 Col$
(4,923.15 MXN)
1,977,650.82 Col$
(11,036.51 MXN)
     +124.18 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 767,317.82 Col$
(4,282.11 MXN)
1,213,291.60 Col$
(6,770.91 MXN)
     +58.12 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,578,030.97 Col$
(8,806.38 MXN)
4,172,829.75 Col$
(23,286.96 MXN)
     +164.43 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,408,214.29 Col$
(7,858.70 MXN)
2,542,092.81 Col$
(14,186.44 MXN)
     +80.52 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 349,777.03 Col$
(1,951.97 MXN)
754,719.60 Col$
(4,211.80 MXN)
     +115.77 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 328,580.65 Col$
(1,833.68 MXN)
467,974.57 Col$
(2,611.59 MXN)
     +42.42 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 986,790.61 Col$
(5,506.90 MXN)
2,145,026.35 Col$
(11,970.57 MXN)
     +117.37 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 11.33 11.30      -0.27 %
Last update: October 2019October 2019
Contributors:199369
Data from past:18 months12 months
Currency: COP