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Cost of Living in Guatemala City

Summary about cost of living in Guatemala City:

Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 40.00 Q 29.00-50.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 200.00 Q 150.00-275.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 40.00 Q 35.00-45.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 15.00 Q 10.00-22.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 25.00 Q 15.00-30.00
Cappuccino (regular) 17.28 Q 15.00-22.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 8.24 Q 5.00-15.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 6.07 Q 3.00-10.00
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 42.90 Q 37.85-49.02
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 15.72 Q 9.07-19.78
Rice (white), (1 lb) 3.43 Q 1.81-5.44
Eggs (regular) (12) 13.35 Q 12.00-20.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 20.02 Q 15.00-22.68
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 24.44 Q 14.00-28.00
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 25.91 Q 20.00-40.00
Apples (1 lb) 7.98 Q 5.00-10.00
Banana (1 lb) 2.76 Q 2.00-5.00
Oranges (1 lb) 5.60 Q 3.00-10.00
Tomato (1 lb) 4.61 Q 4.00-5.00
Potato (1 lb) 4.77 Q 2.75-6.00
Onion (1 lb) 5.36 Q 5.00-6.00
Lettuce (1 head) 4.83 Q 3.00-7.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 5.83 Q 3.50-10.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 62.50 Q 50.00-70.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 11.20 Q 7.00-15.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 17.20 Q 14.00-25.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 21.00 Q 20.00-23.00
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 Q 1.00-2.50
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 95.00 Q 60.00-156.52
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 25.00 Q 25.00-35.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 6.22 Q 3.22-8.05
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 50.00 Q 48.00-80.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 24.83 Q 23.00-27.00
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 122,500.00 Q 80,000.00-150,000.00
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 146,166.67 Q 120,000.00-160,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 523.10 Q 300.00-915.38
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.09 Q 0.65-1.50
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 502.70 Q 250.00-800.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 382.95 Q 275.00-500.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 153.33 Q 75.00-250.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 45.00 Q 40.00-60.00
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,714.71 Q 800.00-2,500.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 31,542.86 Q 18,000.00-45,000.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 432.87 Q 250.00-550.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 330.96 Q 230.00-450.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 683.75 Q 450.00-800.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 743.21 Q 400.00-1,100.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,747.06 Q 2,500.00-5,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,297.65 Q 1,500.00-3,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 7,201.11 Q 4,000.00-10,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,700.00 Q 3,000.00-5,000.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,195.90 Q 775.57-1,579.34
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 617.60 Q 464.51-799.99
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,356.54 Q
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 8.22 6.00-12.00

Prices in Guatemala City

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Last update: February 2019
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3 Comments so far

#Patty Taylor on Feb 03, 2017 :
Very interesting. I am from Guatemala and live near Bristol in England. I will check prices here to contribute to this amazing website. Keep the good work up

Patty
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#Luis on Apr 04, 2016 :
#Dyl you could try visiting Solola, any town around the shore of Atitlan Lake; the way they charge you money anywhere in Guatemala depends on the attitude that you have, Try to learn hoy to bargain in spanish or in a native tonge in the countryside and they will probably charge you less.
#aaaaaaaasdfasdfasdf on Nov 03, 2015 :
I live in guatemala city and this is way too expensive. who ever wrote this lives in the rich part of the city.