Cost of Living Comparison Between Guatemala and United States Reverse

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Cost of Living in United States is 83.4% higher than in Guatemala (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in United States is 116.0% higher than in Guatemala
Rent Prices in United States are 235.9% higher than in Guatemala
Restaurant Prices in United States are 102.5% higher than in Guatemala
Groceries Prices in United States are 78.3% higher than in Guatemala
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 314.9% higher than in Guatemala
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Restaurants
Guatemala Edit United States Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 40.00 Q
(5.15 $)
155.46 Q
(20.00 $)
     +288.6 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 385.00 Q
(49.53 $)
582.97 Q
(75.00 $)
     +51.4 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 50.00 Q
(6.43 $)
85.50 Q
(11.00 $)
     +71.0 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 20.00 Q
(2.57 $)
46.64 Q
(6.00 $)
     +133.2 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 27.50 Q
(3.54 $)
54.41 Q
(7.00 $)
     +97.9 %
Cappuccino (regular) 24.55 Q
(3.16 $)
39.91 Q
(5.13 $)
     +62.5 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 8.81 Q
(1.13 $)
19.45 Q
(2.50 $)
     +120.9 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 6.27 Q
(0.81 $)
15.98 Q
(2.06 $)
     +154.6 %
Markets
Guatemala Edit United States Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 51.71 Q
(6.65 $)
31.03 Q
(3.99 $)
     -40.0 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 16.64 Q
(2.14 $)
25.26 Q
(3.25 $)
     +51.8 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 5.86 Q
(0.75 $)
16.04 Q
(2.06 $)
     +173.8 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 16.51 Q
(2.12 $)
28.50 Q
(3.67 $)
     +72.6 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 23.46 Q
(3.02 $)
45.35 Q
(5.83 $)
     +93.3 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 24.52 Q
(3.15 $)
42.47 Q
(5.46 $)
     +73.3 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 32.91 Q
(4.23 $)
56.52 Q
(7.27 $)
     +71.7 %
Apples (1 lb) 11.20 Q
(1.44 $)
18.64 Q
(2.40 $)
     +66.4 %
Banana (1 lb) 4.88 Q
(0.63 $)
5.91 Q
(0.76 $)
     +21.1 %
Oranges (1 lb) 10.56 Q
(1.36 $)
15.86 Q
(2.04 $)
     +50.3 %
Tomato (1 lb) 5.45 Q
(0.70 $)
17.34 Q
(2.23 $)
     +218.4 %
Potato (1 lb) 5.39 Q
(0.69 $)
10.51 Q
(1.35 $)
     +95.0 %
Onion (1 lb) 6.77 Q
(0.87 $)
10.77 Q
(1.39 $)
     +59.2 %
Lettuce (1 head) 6.08 Q
(0.78 $)
16.87 Q
(2.17 $)
     +177.4 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 9.13 Q
(1.17 $)
17.00 Q
(2.19 $)
     +86.2 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 60.00 Q
(7.72 $)
116.59 Q
(15.00 $)
     +94.3 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 13.30 Q
(1.71 $)
14.05 Q
(1.81 $)
     +5.7 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 20.28 Q
(2.61 $)
27.31 Q
(3.51 $)
     +34.6 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 28.00 Q
(3.60 $)
77.73 Q
(10.00 $)
     +177.6 %
Transportation
Guatemala Edit United States Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 5.00 Q
(0.64 $)
19.43 Q
(2.50 $)
     +288.6 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 100.00 Q
(12.87 $)
544.11 Q
(70.00 $)
     +444.1 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 30.00 Q
(3.86 $)
27.21 Q
(3.50 $)
     -9.3 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 10.46 Q
(1.35 $)
21.76 Q
(2.80 $)
     +108.1 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 100.00 Q
(12.87 $)
233.19 Q
(30.00 $)
     +133.2 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 32.03 Q
(4.12 $)
28.32 Q
(3.64 $)
     -11.6 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 137,500.00 Q
(17,689.52 $)
261,798.71 Q
(33,680.68 $)
     +90.4 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 167,977.29 Q
(21,610.46 $)
203,245.45 Q
(26,147.74 $)
     +21.0 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Guatemala Edit United States Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 494.92 Q
(63.67 $)
1,608.04 Q
(206.88 $)
     +224.9 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 174.92 Q
(22.50 $)
419.20 Q
(53.93 $)
     +139.7 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 364.56 Q
(46.90 $)
550.67 Q
(70.84 $)
     +51.0 %
Sports And Leisure
Guatemala Edit United States Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 379.08 Q
(48.77 $)
362.87 Q
(46.68 $)
     -4.3 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 167.00 Q
(21.48 $)
168.90 Q
(21.73 $)
     +1.1 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 60.00 Q
(7.72 $)
108.82 Q
(14.00 $)
     +81.4 %
Childcare
Guatemala Edit United States Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,486.36 Q
(191.22 $)
10,780.91 Q
(1,386.98 $)
     +625.3 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 45,737.50 Q
(5,884.18 $)
176,389.66 Q
(22,692.72 $)
     +285.7 %
Clothing And Shoes
Guatemala Edit United States Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 382.50 Q
(49.21 $)
405.35 Q
(52.15 $)
     +6.0 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 394.33 Q
(50.73 $)
333.04 Q
(42.85 $)
     -15.5 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 765.38 Q
(98.47 $)
689.99 Q
(88.77 $)
     -9.9 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 733.00 Q
(94.30 $)
884.35 Q
(113.77 $)
     +20.6 %
Rent Per Month
Guatemala Edit United States Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 4,095.87 Q
(526.94 $)
13,808.32 Q
(1,776.46 $)
     +237.1 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,561.54 Q
(329.54 $)
11,333.84 Q
(1,458.11 $)
     +342.5 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 9,127.03 Q
(1,174.20 $)
23,212.09 Q
(2,986.26 $)
     +154.3 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 4,220.00 Q
(542.91 $)
18,835.66 Q
(2,423.23 $)
     +346.3 %
Buy Apartment Price
Guatemala Edit United States Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 975.70 Q
(125.52 $)
2,884.77 Q
(371.13 $)
     +195.7 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 776.65 Q
(99.92 $)
2,288.10 Q
(294.37 $)
     +194.6 %
Salaries And Financing
Guatemala Edit United States Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,897.45 Q
(501.41 $)
34,926.76 Q
(4,493.36 $)
     +796.1 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 8.32 6.59      -20.8 %
Last update: July 2024July 2024
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