Cost of Living Comparison Between La Paz and Merida 

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Rent Prices in Merida are 20.2% lower than in La Paz
Restaurant Prices in Merida are 4.1% higher than in La Paz
Groceries Prices in Merida are 10.2% lower than in La Paz
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Restaurants
La Paz Edit Merida Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 217.50 MXN 200.00 MXN      -8.0 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 1,000.00 MXN 1,000.00 MXN      0.0 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 129.98 MXN 150.00 MXN      +15.4 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 37.50 MXN 55.00 MXN      +46.7 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 84.05 MXN 80.00 MXN      -4.8 %
Cappuccino (regular) 45.05 MXN 62.73 MXN      +39.2 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 25.83 MXN 20.57 MXN      -20.4 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 16.92 MXN 15.61 MXN      -7.8 %
Markets
La Paz Edit Merida Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 100.74 MXN 101.52 MXN      +0.8 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 49.59 MXN 45.59 MXN      -8.1 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 15.36 MXN 13.46 MXN      -12.4 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 41.17 MXN 41.03 MXN      -0.3 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 81.12 MXN 79.76 MXN      -1.7 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 59.71 MXN 57.38 MXN      -3.9 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 86.82 MXN 78.02 MXN      -10.1 %
Apples (1 lb) 26.87 MXN 26.27 MXN      -2.2 %
Banana (1 lb) 12.55 MXN 10.37 MXN      -17.4 %
Oranges (1 lb) 18.73 MXN 17.58 MXN      -6.1 %
Tomato (1 lb) 16.24 MXN 11.79 MXN      -27.4 %
Potato (1 lb) 18.88 MXN 18.37 MXN      -2.7 %
Onion (1 lb) 17.71 MXN 11.61 MXN      -34.4 %
Lettuce (1 head) 22.14 MXN 19.00 MXN      -14.2 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 18.91 MXN 17.00 MXN      -10.1 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 299.00 MXN 130.00 MXN      -56.5 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 22.86 MXN 22.79 MXN      -0.3 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 46.25 MXN 43.25 MXN      -6.5 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 75.00 MXN 75.00 MXN      0.0 %
Transportation
La Paz Edit Merida Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 10.00 MXN 12.00 MXN      +20.0 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) ? ?     
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 50.00 MXN 36.00 MXN      -28.0 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) ? 80.47 MXN     
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 200.00 MXN 176.61 MXN      -11.7 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 90.79 MXN 90.12 MXN      -0.7 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 500,000.00 MXN 549,995.00 MXN      +10.0 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 600,000.00 MXN 398,100.00 MXN      -33.7 %
Utilities (Monthly)
La Paz Edit Merida Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 866.67 MXN 1,703.99 MXN      +96.6 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 464.25 MXN 420.33 MXN      -9.5 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 519.75 MXN 545.50 MXN      +5.0 %
Sports And Leisure
La Paz Edit Merida Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 800.00 MXN 592.14 MXN      -26.0 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) ? 275.00 MXN     
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 75.00 MXN 89.00 MXN      +18.7 %
Childcare
La Paz Edit Merida Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 4,000.00 MXN 3,266.67 MXN      -18.3 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 72,000.00 MXN 54,000.00 MXN      -25.0 %
Clothing And Shoes
La Paz Edit Merida Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 850.00 MXN 954.13 MXN      +12.3 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 800.00 MXN 698.75 MXN      -12.7 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 1,200.00 MXN 1,561.02 MXN      +30.1 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 900.00 MXN 1,700.00 MXN      +88.9 %
Rent Per Month
La Paz Edit Merida Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 13,875.00 MXN 11,508.07 MXN      -17.1 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 8,600.00 MXN 9,346.14 MXN      +8.7 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 32,500.00 MXN 21,500.00 MXN      -33.8 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 15,202.60 MXN 13,746.03 MXN      -9.6 %
Buy Apartment Price
La Paz Edit Merida Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,858.05 MXN 2,229.65 MXN      +20.0 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 929.02 MXN 3,101.32 MXN      +233.8 %
Salaries And Financing
La Paz Edit Merida Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 13,333.33 MXN 11,000.00 MXN      -17.5 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 10.67 11.58      +8.6 %
Last update: July 2024July 2024
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