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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 56.17 17.27 37.54 54.20 47.19 44.73
Panama City, Panama 55.69 29.58 43.18 51.48 57.91 41.88
San Salvador, El Salvador 49.50 17.00 33.94 50.65 35.71 27.49
Managua, Nicaragua 44.69 9.32 27.75 41.12 36.11 28.93
Guatemala City, Guatemala 43.09 14.68 29.48 39.17 33.59 41.96
Tijuana, Mexico 37.86 11.78 25.37 36.09 35.53 44.76
Cancun, Mexico 37.53 12.65 25.61 33.82 34.12 46.97
Monterrey, Mexico 36.46 12.05 24.77 32.98 34.40 65.04
Mexico City, Mexico 35.66 17.86 27.14 32.54 31.29 50.64
Guadalajara, Mexico 33.65 9.68 22.17 32.28 29.63 48.15
Queretaro, Mexico 33.62 9.65 22.14 31.96 29.17 53.37
Puebla, Mexico 32.38 7.41 20.43 30.05 25.59 40.06
Merida, Mexico 31.02 7.52 19.77 28.78 26.13 43.48