Cost of Living Comparison Between Queretaro and Mexico City 

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Consumer Prices in Mexico City are 6.81% higher than in Queretaro (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Mexico City are 21.36% higher than in Queretaro
Rent Prices in Mexico City are 72.19% higher than in Queretaro
Restaurant Prices in Mexico City are 23.38% higher than in Queretaro
Groceries Prices in Mexico City are 1.00% higher than in Queretaro
Local Purchasing Power in Mexico City is 7.65% lower than in Queretaro
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Restaurants
Queretaro Edit Mexico City Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 100.00 MXN 150.00 MXN      +50.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 550.00 MXN 700.00 MXN      +27.27 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 110.00 MXN 120.00 MXN      +9.09 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 37.50 MXN 35.00 MXN      -6.67 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 80.00 MXN 70.00 MXN      -12.50 %
Cappuccino (regular) 43.89 MXN 46.04 MXN      +4.91 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 19.80 MXN 17.22 MXN      -13.01 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 15.00 MXN 12.08 MXN      -19.47 %
Markets
Queretaro Edit Mexico City Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 85.64 MXN 82.17 MXN      -4.06 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 26.50 MXN 29.51 MXN      +11.36 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 10.61 MXN 12.68 MXN      +19.48 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 33.67 MXN 32.68 MXN      -2.92 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 49.90 MXN 53.21 MXN      +6.65 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 50.35 MXN 48.47 MXN      -3.74 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 71.06 MXN 72.57 MXN      +2.12 %
Apples (1 lb) 22.68 MXN 18.68 MXN      -17.63 %
Banana (1 lb) 11.16 MXN 10.03 MXN      -10.09 %
Oranges (1 lb) 6.24 MXN 9.31 MXN      +49.34 %
Tomato (1 lb) 9.71 MXN 10.76 MXN      +10.89 %
Potato (1 lb) 9.98 MXN 11.07 MXN      +10.90 %
Onion (1 lb) 7.37 MXN 9.72 MXN      +31.85 %
Lettuce (1 head) 14.75 MXN 16.95 MXN      +14.93 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 14.38 MXN 15.27 MXN      +6.26 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 200.00 MXN 200.00 MXN      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 18.30 MXN 22.84 MXN      +24.82 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 41.67 MXN 40.90 MXN      -1.83 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 75.00 MXN 64.00 MXN      -14.67 %
Transportation
Queretaro Edit Mexico City Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 11.25 MXN 6.00 MXN      -46.67 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 375.00 MXN 217.39 MXN      -42.03 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 40.00 MXN 18.00 MXN      -55.00 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 44.26 MXN 11.27 MXN      -74.55 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 98.10 MXN 100.00 MXN      +1.94 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 79.49 MXN 77.38 MXN      -2.66 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 260,000.00 MXN 290,000.00 MXN      +11.54 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 353,633.33 MXN 339,678.95 MXN      -3.95 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Queretaro Edit Mexico City Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 1,412.50 MXN 903.32 MXN      -36.05 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.33 MXN 1.41 MXN      +6.47 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 440.00 MXN 557.45 MXN      +26.69 %
Sports And Leisure
Queretaro Edit Mexico City Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 650.00 MXN 950.15 MXN      +46.18 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 150.00 MXN 411.11 MXN      +174.07 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 67.50 MXN 80.00 MXN      +18.52 %
Childcare
Queretaro Edit Mexico City Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 4,333.33 MXN 5,970.59 MXN      +37.78 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 70,333.33 MXN 129,692.31 MXN      +84.40 %
Clothing And Shoes
Queretaro Edit Mexico City Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 750.00 MXN 875.10 MXN      +16.68 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 633.33 MXN 705.62 MXN      +11.41 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 1,450.00 MXN 1,434.60 MXN      -1.06 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 1,266.67 MXN 1,514.95 MXN      +19.60 %
Rent Per Month
Queretaro Edit Mexico City Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 5,750.00 MXN 12,295.67 MXN      +113.84 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 5,000.00 MXN 7,885.60 MXN      +57.71 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 14,750.00 MXN 24,258.87 MXN      +64.47 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 9,760.00 MXN 16,300.18 MXN      +67.01 %
Buy Apartment Price
Queretaro Edit Mexico City Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,590.95 MXN 4,378.00 MXN      +175.18 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,161.28 MXN 2,425.31 MXN      +108.85 %
Salaries And Financing
Queretaro Edit Mexico City Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 11,833.33 MXN 13,262.08 MXN      +12.07 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 10.79 9.88      -8.39 %
Last update: September 2021September 2021
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