Cost of Living Comparison Between Tulum and Cancun 

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Rent Prices in Cancun are 11.1% lower than in Tulum
Restaurant Prices in Cancun are 7.1% higher than in Tulum
Groceries Prices in Cancun are 16.5% higher than in Tulum
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Restaurants
Tulum Edit Cancun Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 190.00 MXN 238.71 MXN      +25.6 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 1,000.00 MXN 880.00 MXN      -12.0 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 150.00 MXN 170.50 MXN      +13.7 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 55.00 MXN 55.29 MXN      +0.5 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 95.00 MXN 90.00 MXN      -5.3 %
Cappuccino (regular) 67.05 MXN 70.01 MXN      +4.4 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 19.83 MXN 32.33 MXN      +63.0 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 12.83 MXN 27.30 MXN      +112.7 %
Markets
Tulum Edit Cancun Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 102.21 MXN 98.11 MXN      -4.0 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 40.37 MXN 46.72 MXN      +15.7 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 12.47 MXN 15.00 MXN      +20.3 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 42.20 MXN 58.96 MXN      +39.7 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 68.04 MXN 93.91 MXN      +38.0 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 57.06 MXN 63.84 MXN      +11.9 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 110.68 MXN 78.47 MXN      -29.1 %
Apples (1 lb) 24.49 MXN 27.69 MXN      +13.1 %
Banana (1 lb) 9.22 MXN 13.22 MXN      +43.3 %
Oranges (1 lb) 9.07 MXN 27.83 MXN      +206.7 %
Tomato (1 lb) 12.13 MXN 16.05 MXN      +32.2 %
Potato (1 lb) 14.74 MXN 17.92 MXN      +21.5 %
Onion (1 lb) 12.02 MXN 19.88 MXN      +65.4 %
Lettuce (1 head) 12.00 MXN 20.76 MXN      +73.0 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 15.75 MXN 20.71 MXN      +31.5 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 150.00 MXN 185.00 MXN      +23.3 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 24.04 MXN 26.34 MXN      +9.6 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 76.00 MXN 52.05 MXN      -31.5 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 75.00 MXN 75.00 MXN      0.0 %
Transportation
Tulum Edit Cancun Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 20.00 MXN 12.00 MXN      -40.0 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) ? 869.57 MXN     
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 60.00 MXN 55.00 MXN      -8.3 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 47.72 MXN 64.37 MXN      +34.9 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 200.00 MXN 170.50 MXN      -14.7 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 87.96 MXN 90.38 MXN      +2.7 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 345,000.00 MXN 522,500.00 MXN      +51.4 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 384,600.00 MXN 406,225.00 MXN      +5.6 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Tulum Edit Cancun Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 952.77 MXN 1,711.67 MXN      +79.7 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 419.00 MXN 440.33 MXN      +5.1 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 542.88 MXN 507.31 MXN      -6.6 %
Sports And Leisure
Tulum Edit Cancun Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 816.67 MXN 566.33 MXN      -30.7 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) ? 336.83 MXN     
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 60.00 MXN 82.50 MXN      +37.5 %
Childcare
Tulum Edit Cancun Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,400.00 MXN 5,000.00 MXN      +108.3 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 54,000.00 MXN 144,000.00 MXN      +166.7 %
Clothing And Shoes
Tulum Edit Cancun Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 300.00 MXN 950.32 MXN      +216.8 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 600.00 MXN 619.71 MXN      +3.3 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 1,200.00 MXN 1,584.17 MXN      +32.0 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 1,700.00 MXN 1,914.39 MXN      +12.6 %
Rent Per Month
Tulum Edit Cancun Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 13,250.00 MXN 15,307.57 MXN      +15.5 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 14,250.00 MXN 9,000.00 MXN      -36.8 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 25,333.33 MXN 22,583.25 MXN      -10.9 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 19,333.33 MXN 17,285.71 MXN      -10.6 %
Buy Apartment Price
Tulum Edit Cancun Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 3,201.30 MXN 2,043.85 MXN      -36.2 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 2,633.04 MXN 2,477.39 MXN      -5.9 %
Salaries And Financing
Tulum Edit Cancun Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 8,000.00 MXN 12,936.14 MXN      +61.7 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 11.50 11.40      -0.9 %
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