Cost of Living in Guatemala

Cost of living in Guatemala is 38.04% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account).

Rent in Guatemala is, on average, 62.78% lower than in United States.

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 40.00 Q 20.00-60.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 240.00 Q 150.00-450.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 45.00 Q 42.00-50.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 15.00 Q 10.00-30.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 25.00 Q 15.00-35.00
Cappuccino (regular) 17.09 Q 8.00-25.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 7.28 Q 5.00-15.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 5.36 Q 4.00-10.00
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 48.25 Q 37.85-56.78
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 14.38 Q 8.00-24.00
Rice (white), (1 lb) 4.78 Q 2.27-8.00
Eggs (regular) (12) 14.00 Q 8.00-16.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 16.44 Q 6.80-45.36
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 22.22 Q 9.07-31.75
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 32.27 Q 15.88-40.00
Apples (1 lb) 10.03 Q 3.00-13.61
Banana (1 lb) 4.32 Q 2.00-10.00
Oranges (1 lb) 7.47 Q 2.27-18.14
Tomato (1 lb) 4.48 Q 1.59-6.65
Potato (1 lb) 4.72 Q 2.00-7.74
Onion (1 lb) 4.70 Q 2.27-9.07
Lettuce (1 head) 5.36 Q 3.00-8.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 7.74 Q 5.00-10.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 65.00 Q 39.08-100.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 11.06 Q 7.00-17.14
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 14.87 Q 10.00-25.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 25.00 Q 23.00-27.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 Q 1.00-5.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 90.00 Q 30.00-150.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 30.00 Q 25.00-50.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 8.05 Q 6.21-16.09
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 77.50 Q 55.00-120.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 24.72 Q 21.00-29.59
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 130,000.00 Q 120,000.00-165,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 148,074.07 Q 135,000.00-160,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 435.41 Q 250.00-900.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.37 Q 0.50-2.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 560.48 Q 350.00-800.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 398.22 Q 250.00-600.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 230.87 Q 100.00-350.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 45.00 Q 35.00-75.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,582.69 Q 800.00-2,500.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 30,176.47 Q 16,000.00-70,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 441.00 Q 200.00-700.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 366.35 Q 200.00-600.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 703.45 Q 450.00-900.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 694.37 Q 400.00-1,000.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 4,148.09 Q 2,345.06-6,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,686.75 Q 1,500.00-4,500.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 7,227.78 Q 5,000.00-11,725.30
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 4,271.36 Q 2,500.00-7,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,119.13 Q 664.43-1,858.05
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 721.66 Q 445.93-944.07
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,702.17 Q
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 7.79 6.00-9.50

Prices in Guatemala

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Last update: November 2020
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