Cost of Living in Mexico

Summary:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 7.54 $ 3.77-15.07
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 30.14 $ 20.09-70.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.03 $ 5.02-7.54
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 2.00 $ 1.00-3.47
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.27 $ 2.04-5.02
Cappuccino (regular) 2.42 $ 1.21-4.02
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 0.92 $ 0.65-1.76
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.67 $ 0.50-1.26
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.29 $ 3.23-5.70
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.63 $ 0.91-2.36
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.62 $ 0.34-0.91
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.66 $ 1.04-2.71
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.91 $ 1.37-5.33
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.57 $ 1.14-3.83
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.11 $ 2.51-6.59
Apples (1 lb) 1.10 $ 0.57-1.60
Banana (1 lb) 0.51 $ 0.34-0.91
Oranges (1 lb) 0.52 $ 0.23-1.03
Tomato (1 lb) 0.57 $ 0.23-0.91
Potato (1 lb) 0.60 $ 0.27-0.91
Onion (1 lb) 0.56 $ 0.27-0.91
Lettuce (1 head) 0.85 $ 0.50-1.51
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.79 $ 0.50-1.11
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 10.05 $ 6.03-15.07
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.20 $ 0.75-1.79
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.18 $ 1.00-3.77
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 3.32 $ 3.01-4.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.50 $ 0.30-0.75
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 17.58 $ 12.56-30.14
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.01 $ 1.00-3.01
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.62 $ 0.65-3.64
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 7.54 $ 5.02-12.56
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.24 $ 3.77-4.39
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 17,582.11 $ 13,000.00-20,741.87
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 18,168.04 $ 16,577.42-20,093.84
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 51.71 $ 27.63-100.47
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.07 $ 0.04-0.13
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 26.23 $ 20.09-40.19
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 29.75 $ 15.07-60.28
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 13.01 $ 7.54-20.88
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 4.02 $ 3.01-6.78
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 184.33 $ 100.47-401.88
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 3,915.98 $ 2,411.26-7,535.19
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 43.05 $ 25.00-62.79
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 33.43 $ 15.07-60.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 74.72 $ 47.72-100.47
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 67.13 $ 40.00-110.52
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 453.73 $ 226.06-904.22
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 276.87 $ 125.59-602.82
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 803.92 $ 401.88-1,507.04
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 573.09 $ 301.41-1,205.63
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 118.28 $ 56.00-256.68
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 85.29 $ 46.67-163.34
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 648.86 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 10.95 8.60-15.00

Prices in Mexico

This country had 16030 entries in the past 12 months by 1308 different contributors.
Last update: August 2022
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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
Monterrey 41.46 15.85 28.90 38.80 42.78 48.23
Mexico City 39.95 19.48 29.91 37.91 37.53 36.27
Tijuana 39.77 16.01 28.11 32.37 41.43 42.41
Cancun 38.84 13.50 26.41 37.14 39.90 36.29
Merida 38.35 11.59 25.22 39.37 36.71 33.35
Guadalajara 36.77 14.39 25.79 37.25 33.88 43.61
Queretaro 36.64 11.67 24.39 37.09 32.59 49.08
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