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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
Panama City, Panama 56.26 30.00 43.72 50.96 56.94 42.25
San Jose, Costa Rica 55.35 16.83 36.95 52.61 47.86 49.67
San Salvador, El Salvador 48.01 15.86 32.65 49.23 35.63 29.87
Guatemala City, Guatemala 43.99 14.60 29.95 39.94 34.78 40.99
Cancun, Mexico 36.39 11.98 24.73 32.32 34.75 49.31
Tijuana, Mexico 36.04 11.56 24.35 33.05 34.84 50.42
Mexico City, Mexico 35.63 17.96 27.19 31.75 30.57 49.46
Monterrey, Mexico 34.83 11.27 23.57 31.54 34.06 68.92
Guadalajara, Mexico 33.18 9.64 21.94 31.83 29.31 55.11
Queretaro, Mexico 32.78 9.25 21.54 30.73 28.65 54.86
Merida, Mexico 30.58 7.55 19.58 27.89 25.47 38.49