Cost of Living in Mexico

Cost of living in Mexico is 53.45% lower than in United States (without rent, aggregate data for all cities).

Rent in Mexico is, on average, 73.41% lower than in United States.

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 100.00 MXN 60.00-200.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 500.00 MXN 340.00-1,000.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 100.00 MXN 89.00-120.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 30.00 MXN 17.00-55.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 50.00 MXN 35.00-80.00
Cappuccino (regular) 44.06 MXN 20.00-72.60
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 15.90 MXN 12.00-30.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 11.78 MXN 9.00-20.74
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 75.27 MXN 56.78-94.64
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 28.50 MXN 18.14-45.36
Rice (white), (1 lb) 10.32 MXN 6.35-16.33
Eggs (regular) (12) 30.75 MXN 19.55-48.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 49.20 MXN 22.68-90.72
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 43.74 MXN 21.00-63.50
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 64.98 MXN 38.56-95.25
Apples (1 lb) 18.28 MXN 9.07-26.76
Banana (1 lb) 8.79 MXN 5.44-15.88
Oranges (1 lb) 9.06 MXN 3.63-18.14
Tomato (1 lb) 11.00 MXN 4.54-17.69
Potato (1 lb) 10.68 MXN 4.54-15.88
Onion (1 lb) 10.24 MXN 4.54-16.78
Lettuce (1 head) 15.64 MXN 10.00-25.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 15.48 MXN 10.00-20.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 160.00 MXN 100.00-300.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 21.59 MXN 14.29-30.30
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 37.82 MXN 20.00-62.22
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 60.00 MXN 50.00-66.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 10.00 MXN 6.00-15.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 400.00 MXN 217.39-869.57
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 35.00 MXN 15.00-50.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 20.00 MXN 9.66-48.28
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 150.00 MXN 90.00-250.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 74.90 MXN 65.03-79.49
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 345,000.00 MXN 250,000.00-384,990.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 320,343.95 MXN 300,000.00-350,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 813.65 MXN 414.83-1,700.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.47 MXN 0.80-2.50
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 521.80 MXN 390.00-800.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 572.91 MXN 300.00-1,200.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 251.05 MXN 100.00-400.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 72.00 MXN 60.00-100.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 3,321.51 MXN 2,000.00-6,230.77
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 74,640.10 MXN 38,400.00-150,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 810.90 MXN 400.00-1,200.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 635.17 MXN 300.00-1,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 1,391.54 MXN 900.00-2,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 1,218.80 MXN 700.00-2,100.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 6,977.26 MXN 3,800.00-15,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 4,494.68 MXN 1,755.56-10,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 13,603.37 MXN 6,611.11-28,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 9,650.25 MXN 5,000.00-20,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 2,308.35 MXN 929.02-4,728.73
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,496.33 MXN 696.77-3,111.22
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 9,931.06 MXN
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 11.21 8.50-15.00

Prices in Mexico

This country had 12336 entries in the past 12 months by 902 different contributors.
Last update: March 2021
Our data for each country are based on all entries from all cities in that country.
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By City in Mexico

Rank
City
Cost of Living Index
Rent Index
Cost of Living Plus Rent Index
Groceries Index
Restaurant Price Index
Local Purchasing Power Index
Mexico City 37.92 19.11 29.15 33.63 38.86 34.69
Monterrey 37.89 13.69 26.61 35.92 34.97 44.17
Cancun 36.00 13.10 25.32 32.77 32.47 31.78
Tijuana 35.06 13.32 24.92 31.55 30.28 36.61
Merida 34.90 9.82 23.21 35.21 27.33 25.87
Queretaro 34.76 11.12 23.74 33.60 28.44 36.48
Puerto Vallarta 34.62 19.36 27.51 34.67 32.47 23.91
Guadalajara 33.43 13.89 24.32 31.93 31.07 34.56
Puebla 31.76 8.49 20.91 30.04 24.37 34.63
Zapopan 31.28 12.61 22.58 30.15 27.12 46.20
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