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Cost of Living in Guatemala City

Summary about cost of living in Guatemala City:

Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 35.90 Q 25.00-50.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 210.00 Q 150.00-250.00
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 (11.2 oz small bottle) 25.00 Q 15.00-30.00
Cappuccino (regular) 17.17 Q 15.00-22.00
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 7.92 Q 5.00-15.00
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 5.83 Q 3.00-10.00
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 42.06 Q 35.39-49.02
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 16.87 Q 14.51-19.78
Rice (white), (1 lb) 3.29 Q 1.81-5.00
Eggs (regular) (12) 13.02 Q 12.00-16.25
Local Cheese (1 lb) 20.67 Q 9.07-45.00
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 22.70 Q 11.34-28.00
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 25.10 Q 20.00-30.00
Apples (1 lb) 7.94 Q 5.78-10.00
Banana (1 lb) 2.63 Q 1.50-5.00
Oranges (1 lb) 6.80 Q 5.00-10.00
Tomato (1 lb) 4.83 Q 4.00-10.00
Potato (1 lb) 4.46 Q 2.75-6.00
Onion (1 lb) 4.92 Q 1.50-10.00
Lettuce (1 head) 4.50 Q 3.00-5.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 5.80 Q 3.50-10.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 70.00 Q 50.00-75.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 10.67 Q 6.00-15.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 16.50 Q 10.00-25.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 22.00 Q 20.00-23.00
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.05 Q 1.00-2.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 90.00 Q 0.00-156.52
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 25.00 Q 25.00-35.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 8.05 Q 4.83-16.09
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 50.00 Q 30.00-74.29
Gasoline (1 gallon) 24.05 Q 23.00-25.93
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 130,000.00 Q 110,000.00-160,000.00
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 155,500.00 Q 145,000.00-160,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 521.53 Q 300.00-850.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.00 Q 0.50-1.50
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 435.73 Q 297.17-700.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 391.07 Q 300.00-600.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 131.00 Q 60.00-200.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 45.00 Q 42.00-50.00
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,985.00 Q 900.00-2,900.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 33,822.22 Q 20,400.00-50,000.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 505.00 Q 300.00-600.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 341.00 Q 250.00-500.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 700.00 Q 500.00-900.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 787.50 Q 450.00-900.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,384.55 Q 2,500.00-5,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,173.39 Q 1,500.00-3,500.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 6,801.79 Q 4,000.00-8,800.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,666.67 Q 3,000.00-6,500.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,232.43 Q 929.02-1,393.53
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 556.43 Q 371.61-685.15
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,916.67 Q
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 9.32 7.43-12.50

Prices in Guatemala City

These data are based on 822 entries in the past 18 months from 94 different contributors.
Last update: May 2018
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4 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.
#Diego on Aug 13, 2014 :
Prices are more expensive than these. I guess the unit conversions has created a bit of confusion among people filling out the survey. Other, are the prices in Restaurants are not even close. Inexpensive restaurant expect to pay around 6usd, Meal for 2 three course range 30 usd minimum, and the drinks are at least double the price. Impossible to pay 1 usd in a restaurant for a drink!