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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 210.00 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) 17.25 Q 15.00-20.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 7.94 Q 5.00-15.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 5.89 Q 3.00-10.00
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 42.40 Q 35.39-49.02
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 16.07 Q 9.07-19.78
Rice (white), (1 lb) 4.10 Q 1.81-6.00
Eggs (regular) (12) 13.50 Q 12.00-20.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 21.02 Q 15.00-25.00
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 25.03 Q 14.00-28.00
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 26.50 Q 20.00-40.00
Apples (1 lb) 8.48 Q 5.78-10.00
Banana (1 lb) 2.42 Q 1.50-5.00
Oranges (1 lb) 5.60 Q 5.00-10.00
Tomato (1 lb) 4.81 Q 4.50-5.00
Potato (1 lb) 5.18 Q 2.75-6.00
Onion (1 lb) 5.04 Q 3.75-6.00
Lettuce (1 head) 4.83 Q 3.00-7.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 6.50 Q 3.50-10.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 62.50 Q 50.00-75.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 10.50 Q 6.00-15.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 16.67 Q 10.00-25.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 22.00 Q 20.00-25.00
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.10 Q 1.00-2.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 120.00 Q 60.00-180.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 25.00 Q 25.00-35.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 5.63 Q 4.00-8.05
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 50.00 Q 30.00-75.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 24.63 Q 23.00-27.00
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 125,000.00 Q 100,000.00-160,000.00
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 150,333.33 Q 125,000.00-165,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 524.14 Q 300.00-850.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.13 Q 0.65-2.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 495.62 Q 300.00-800.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 376.25 Q 300.00-500.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 158.89 Q 75.00-250.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 45.00 Q 42.00-50.00
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,723.33 Q 800.00-2,500.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 31,854.55 Q 19,200.00-42,000.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 484.35 Q 250.00-600.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 338.65 Q 250.00-500.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 720.24 Q 600.00-900.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 747.25 Q 450.00-1,000.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,620.00 Q 2,500.00-5,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,360.00 Q 1,500.00-3,500.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 6,985.66 Q 4,200.00-10,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,750.00 Q 3,000.00-6,500.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,246.50 Q 929.02-1,579.34
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 575.77 Q 464.51-696.77
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,166.67 Q
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 8.30 7.00-12.00

Prices in Guatemala City

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Last update: November 2018
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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.