Cost of Living in Mexico

Cost of living in Mexico is 51.57% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account).

Rent in Mexico is, on average, 71.91% lower than in United States.

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 141.10 ₴ 84.66-282.20
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 705.49 ₴ 479.73-1,410.98
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 141.10 ₴ 121.34-169.32
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 42.33 ₴ 25.40-77.60
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 70.55 ₴ 49.38-112.88
Cappuccino (regular) 62.07 ₴ 28.22-98.77
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 22.37 ₴ 16.93-42.33
Water (12 oz small bottle) 16.58 ₴ 12.70-29.63
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 105.49 ₴ 80.12-133.53
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 39.89 ₴ 25.60-64.00
Rice (white), (1 lb) 14.36 ₴ 8.96-23.04
Eggs (regular) (12) 43.27 ₴ 27.50-67.73
Local Cheese (1 lb) 69.62 ₴ 32.00-128.00
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 61.98 ₴ 28.80-89.60
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 91.86 ₴ 55.68-137.60
Apples (1 lb) 25.84 ₴ 12.80-35.84
Banana (1 lb) 12.33 ₴ 7.68-22.40
Oranges (1 lb) 12.77 ₴ 5.12-28.18
Tomato (1 lb) 15.68 ₴ 7.04-25.60
Potato (1 lb) 14.84 ₴ 6.40-22.40
Onion (1 lb) 14.49 ₴ 6.40-23.68
Lettuce (1 head) 22.36 ₴ 14.11-35.98
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 21.63 ₴ 14.11-28.22
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 218.70 ₴ 141.10-395.07
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 30.35 ₴ 20.13-42.76
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 53.00 ₴ 28.22-84.66
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 84.66 ₴ 70.55-91.71
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 14.11 ₴ 8.47-21.16
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 564.39 ₴ 282.20-1,128.79
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 49.38 ₴ 21.16-70.55
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 27.25 ₴ 12.72-68.12
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 211.65 ₴ 120.88-352.75
Gasoline (1 gallon) 105.90 ₴ 94.00-112.16
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 493,843.61 ₴ 352,745.43-543,227.97
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 450,359.44 ₴ 415,534.12-493,843.61
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 1,125.08 ₴ 564.39-2,398.67
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 2.05 ₴ 1.13-3.53
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 733.50 ₴ 550.28-1,128.79
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 829.94 ₴ 423.29-1,763.73
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 364.24 ₴ 141.10-677.27
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 98.77 ₴ 77.60-141.10
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 4,667.95 ₴ 2,821.96-8,832.75
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 106,620.19 ₴ 56,362.51-211,647.26
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 1,145.42 ₴ 564.39-1,693.18
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 905.80 ₴ 423.29-1,410.98
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 1,953.67 ₴ 1,268.47-2,821.96
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 1,725.18 ₴ 987.69-3,104.16
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 10,141.79 ₴ 5,643.93-21,164.73
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 6,460.69 ₴ 3,527.45-14,109.82
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 19,656.85 ₴ 9,876.87-39,507.49
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 13,720.76 ₴ 7,054.91-28,219.63
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 3,378.51 ₴ 1,376.38-6,672.15
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 2,192.87 ₴ 1,018.44-4,587.92
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 14,242.19 ₴
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 11.18 8.00-15.00

Prices in Mexico

This country had 11776 entries in the past 12 months by 836 different contributors.
Last update: January 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 39.88 19.29 30.02 35.39 39.92 37.17
Monterrey 39.33 13.40 26.91 37.06 35.92 46.44
Tijuana 37.16 13.93 26.03 34.44 30.75 37.14
Cancun 37.02 12.84 25.44 34.07 31.54 33.73
Merida 36.24 9.68 23.52 36.55 28.04 26.59
Queretaro 35.77 10.57 23.70 34.94 28.90 38.06
Puerto Vallarta 35.72 17.96 27.22 35.82 33.21 25.04
Guadalajara 34.42 13.41 24.36 33.15 30.11 36.76
Aguascalientes 34.14 6.54 20.92 32.19 32.33 39.30
Puebla 32.83 7.75 20.82 30.80 23.43 37.43
Zapopan 32.79 12.75 23.19 31.53 27.96 44.74
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