Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Guatemala Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Guatemala are 47.9% lower than in United States (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Guatemala are 56.2% lower than in United States
Rent Prices in Guatemala are 71.3% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Guatemala are 57.6% lower than in United States
Groceries Prices in Guatemala are 47.2% lower than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Guatemala is 74.5% lower than in United States
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Restaurants
United States Edit Guatemala Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 $
(156.28 Q)
5.12 $
(40.00 Q)
     -74.4 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 75.00 $
(586.07 Q)
40.95 $
(320.00 Q)
     -45.4 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.50 $
(82.05 Q)
6.40 $
(50.00 Q)
     -39.1 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 $
(46.89 Q)
2.56 $
(20.00 Q)
     -57.3 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.00 $
(54.70 Q)
3.20 $
(25.00 Q)
     -54.3 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.08 $
(39.69 Q)
2.75 $
(21.46 Q)
     -45.9 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.47 $
(19.30 Q)
1.07 $
(8.40 Q)
     -56.5 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.03 $
(15.90 Q)
0.81 $
(6.33 Q)
     -60.2 %
Markets
United States Edit Guatemala Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.01 $
(31.37 Q)
6.48 $
(50.67 Q)
     +61.5 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.23 $
(25.21 Q)
1.89 $
(14.79 Q)
     -41.3 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.06 $
(16.08 Q)
0.76 $
(5.91 Q)
     -63.2 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.72 $
(29.09 Q)
2.04 $
(15.98 Q)
     -45.1 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.82 $
(45.51 Q)
3.15 $
(24.62 Q)
     -45.9 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.52 $
(43.11 Q)
3.15 $
(24.61 Q)
     -42.9 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.24 $
(56.57 Q)
3.91 $
(30.55 Q)
     -46.0 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.41 $
(18.85 Q)
1.45 $
(11.34 Q)
     -39.9 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.76 $
(5.96 Q)
0.56 $
(4.41 Q)
     -26.1 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.04 $
(15.94 Q)
1.03 $
(8.05 Q)
     -49.5 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.22 $
(17.38 Q)
0.70 $
(5.47 Q)
     -68.5 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.37 $
(10.70 Q)
0.66 $
(5.15 Q)
     -51.9 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.38 $
(10.77 Q)
0.71 $
(5.57 Q)
     -48.2 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.15 $
(16.82 Q)
0.77 $
(6.02 Q)
     -64.2 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.18 $
(17.00 Q)
1.02 $
(7.97 Q)
     -53.1 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $
(117.21 Q)
7.68 $
(60.00 Q)
     -48.8 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.75 $
(13.65 Q)
1.45 $
(11.35 Q)
     -16.8 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.54 $
(27.66 Q)
2.17 $
(16.93 Q)
     -38.8 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 10.00 $
(78.14 Q)
3.71 $
(29.00 Q)
     -62.9 %
Transportation
United States Edit Guatemala Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 $
(19.54 Q)
0.64 $
(5.00 Q)
     -74.4 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 72.00 $
(562.62 Q)
9.60 $
(75.00 Q)
     -86.7 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.75 $
(29.30 Q)
3.84 $
(30.00 Q)
     +2.4 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.80 $
(21.88 Q)
1.34 $
(10.46 Q)
     -52.2 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
(234.43 Q)
12.80 $
(100.00 Q)
     -57.3 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.65 $
(28.54 Q)
4.29 $
(33.52 Q)
     +17.4 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 33,000.00 $
(257,869.19 Q)
17,916.06 $
(140,000.00 Q)
     -45.7 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,035.43 $
(203,446.54 Q)
21,319.40 $
(166,594.42 Q)
     -18.1 %
Utilities (Monthly)
United States Edit Guatemala Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 205.86 $
(1,608.63 Q)
61.35 $
(479.42 Q)
     -70.2 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 51.19 $
(399.97 Q)
19.18 $
(149.89 Q)
     -62.5 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 70.91 $
(554.09 Q)
45.19 $
(353.14 Q)
     -36.3 %
Sports And Leisure
United States Edit Guatemala Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 47.40 $
(370.42 Q)
44.78 $
(349.92 Q)
     -5.5 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 22.67 $
(177.12 Q)
19.10 $
(149.25 Q)
     -15.7 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 14.00 $
(109.40 Q)
6.40 $
(50.00 Q)
     -54.3 %
Childcare
United States Edit Guatemala Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,382.18 $
(10,800.67 Q)
183.64 $
(1,435.00 Q)
     -86.7 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 23,259.43 $
(181,754.27 Q)
7,152.24 $
(55,889.16 Q)
     -69.3 %
Clothing And Shoes
United States Edit Guatemala Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 52.30 $
(408.72 Q)
51.58 $
(403.08 Q)
     -1.4 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 43.55 $
(340.30 Q)
54.74 $
(427.78 Q)
     +25.7 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 88.45 $
(691.14 Q)
95.45 $
(745.83 Q)
     +7.9 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 114.47 $
(894.51 Q)
101.10 $
(790.00 Q)
     -11.7 %
Rent Per Month
United States Edit Guatemala Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,767.83 $
(13,814.22 Q)
467.15 $
(3,650.44 Q)
     -73.6 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,450.39 $
(11,333.67 Q)
345.25 $
(2,697.86 Q)
     -76.2 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,959.60 $
(23,126.95 Q)
1,047.69 $
(8,186.87 Q)
     -64.6 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,400.02 $
(18,754.28 Q)
602.27 $
(4,706.25 Q)
     -74.9 %
Buy Apartment Price
United States Edit Guatemala Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 321.94 $
(2,515.70 Q)
142.80 $
(1,115.88 Q)
     -55.6 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 256.55 $
(2,004.76 Q)
99.51 $
(777.61 Q)
     -61.2 %
Salaries And Financing
United States Edit Guatemala Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,537.81 $
(35,459.47 Q)
506.42 $
(3,957.28 Q)
     -88.8 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.56 8.11      +23.6 %
Last update: March 2024February 2024
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