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Central America: Current Cost of Living Index by City

Chart: Cost of Living Index
Rank
City
Cost of Living Index
Rent Index
Cost of Living Plus Rent Index
Groceries Index
Restaurant Price Index
Local Purchasing Power Index
San Jose, Costa Rica 58.06 17.39 38.44 56.32 48.00 46.14
Panama City, Panama 55.81 28.71 42.73 51.68 56.00 39.79
San Salvador, El Salvador 49.80 17.68 34.30 50.83 35.34 27.84
Guatemala City, Guatemala 44.18 14.55 29.88 39.85 34.89 41.90
Tijuana, Mexico 38.48 11.57 25.50 36.63 35.44 39.80
Cancun, Mexico 38.27 12.93 26.04 34.38 33.38 43.55
Monterrey, Mexico 37.42 12.42 25.36 34.13 34.57 61.12
Mexico City, Mexico 36.61 17.11 27.20 33.17 31.94 50.13
Guadalajara, Mexico 35.00 9.89 22.88 33.53 30.11 47.02
Queretaro, Mexico 34.52 9.63 22.51 32.90 28.61 54.92
Merida, Mexico 32.51 7.09 20.24 30.68 26.33 41.64