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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 30.00-50.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 222.50 Q 153.35-250.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 40.00 Q 35.00-48.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 15.00 Q 10.00-25.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 25.00 Q 15.00-30.00
Cappuccino (regular) 16.94 Q 12.00-20.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 9.07 Q 5.00-15.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 6.20 Q 3.50-10.00
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 42.45 Q 35.39-56.78
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 12.66 Q 7.67-19.78
Rice (white), (1 lb) 4.84 Q 2.00-7.67
Eggs (regular) (12) 13.31 Q 12.00-16.25
Local Cheese (1 lb) 14.83 Q 7.67-22.68
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 24.94 Q 22.68-27.00
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 31.02 Q 20.00-40.00
Apples (1 lb) 7.84 Q 5.00-10.00
Banana (1 lb) 2.63 Q 2.00-5.00
Oranges (1 lb) 5.00 Q 3.00-6.80
Tomato (1 lb) 4.63 Q 4.00-5.00
Potato (1 lb) 5.18 Q 4.54-6.00
Onion (1 lb) 5.22 Q 5.00-10.00
Lettuce (1 head) 4.80 Q 4.00-5.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 6.80 Q 4.00-10.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 64.00 Q 50.00-70.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 12.00 Q 10.00-15.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 17.50 Q 14.00-25.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 24.00 Q 20.00-27.00
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) 6.11 Q 4.00-8.05
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 57.50 Q 48.00-80.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 26.05 Q 24.15-28.00
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 125,000.00 Q 100,000.00-165,000.00
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 143,375.00 Q 125,000.00-155,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 461.17 Q 300.00-758.93
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.09 Q 0.50-1.50
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 608.33 Q 300.00-800.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 407.29 Q 250.00-650.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 164.50 Q 85.00-250.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 45.00 Q 40.00-60.00
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,665.79 Q 800.00-2,500.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 30,680.00 Q 18,000.00-42,000.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 424.25 Q 200.00-600.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 350.94 Q 200.00-500.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 688.04 Q 460.05-900.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 687.09 Q 450.00-1,000.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,859.09 Q 2,000.00-5,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,434.74 Q 1,500.00-3,500.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 7,186.67 Q 4,200.00-10,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,884.21 Q 2,500.00-5,000.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,182.46 Q 812.89-1,486.44
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 631.77 Q 464.51-799.99
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,537.29 Q
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 7.77 7.00-9.00

Prices in Guatemala City

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Last update: July 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.