Cost of Living in Mexico

Summary:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 120.00 MXN 65.00-250.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 600.00 MXN 380.00-1,279.27
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 120.00 MXN 100.00-150.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 30.00 MXN 18.00-60.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 60.00 MXN 37.31-90.00
Cappuccino (regular) 46.67 MXN 24.00-80.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 17.53 MXN 12.00-30.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 13.06 MXN 10.00-25.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 80.03 MXN 60.57-98.42
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 30.40 MXN 18.14-45.36
Rice (white), (1 lb) 12.16 MXN 6.80-18.14
Eggs (regular) (12) 31.60 MXN 19.20-51.17
Local Cheese (1 lb) 53.30 MXN 27.22-90.72
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 45.91 MXN 21.76-68.04
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 70.58 MXN 40.82-107.05
Apples (1 lb) 18.94 MXN 10.43-27.22
Banana (1 lb) 9.72 MXN 6.35-15.88
Oranges (1 lb) 9.81 MXN 4.54-20.41
Tomato (1 lb) 11.09 MXN 4.54-18.14
Potato (1 lb) 11.10 MXN 5.44-16.33
Onion (1 lb) 10.08 MXN 5.44-18.14
Lettuce (1 head) 16.76 MXN 10.00-29.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 15.61 MXN 10.00-20.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 199.50 MXN 100.00-300.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 23.10 MXN 15.00-35.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 40.20 MXN 19.00-70.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 63.48 MXN 56.00-70.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 10.00 MXN 6.00-15.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 316.43 MXN 250.00-575.67
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 35.00 MXN 20.00-55.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 25.75 MXN 11.27-56.33
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 150.00 MXN 100.00-215.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 77.48 MXN 68.14-85.28
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 340,000.00 MXN 250,000.00-412,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 348,802.77 MXN 324,430.88-390,600.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 1,009.72 MXN 500.00-2,000.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.30 MXN 0.89-2.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 531.76 MXN 400.00-800.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 562.18 MXN 300.00-1,200.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 245.05 MXN 150.00-381.82
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 75.00 MXN 60.00-120.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 3,731.85 MXN 2,000.00-8,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 79,532.39 MXN 45,600.00-144,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 821.89 MXN 500.00-1,200.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 637.77 MXN 350.00-1,100.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 1,409.15 MXN 900.00-2,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 1,301.92 MXN 720.00-2,500.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 7,647.53 MXN 4,000.00-15,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 4,963.86 MXN 2,500.00-10,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 15,126.99 MXN 8,000.00-30,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 11,184.54 MXN 6,000.00-25,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 2,003.60 MXN 1,021.92-4,716.46
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,533.53 MXN 836.12-3,198.15
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 11,304.05 MXN
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 11.00 8.50-15.00

Prices in Mexico

This country had 15066 entries in the past 12 months by 1134 different contributors.
Last update: December 2021
Our data for each country are based on all entries from all cities in that country.
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By City in Mexico

Rank
City
Cost of Living Index
Rent Index
Cost of Living Plus Rent Index
Groceries Index
Restaurant Price Index
Local Purchasing Power Index
Monterrey 36.85 14.37 26.32 35.93 35.02 42.72
Cancun 36.78 14.68 26.43 33.39 38.05 38.44
Mexico City 35.36 19.74 28.04 33.75 36.05 37.10
Merida 33.55 10.42 22.72 34.06 32.14 34.73
Guadalajara 32.53 15.82 24.70 32.37 30.69 35.30
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