Cost of Living in Mexico

Summary of cost of living in Mexico:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 160.00 MXN 90.00-300.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 700.00 MXN 450.00-1,500.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 150.00 MXN 120.00-189.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 45.00 MXN 25.00-76.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 70.00 MXN 50.00-100.00
Cappuccino (regular) 54.97 MXN 25.00-90.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 21.95 MXN 15.00-35.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 16.30 MXN 11.00-30.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 99.58 MXN 75.71-124.92
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 41.23 MXN 22.68-63.50
Rice (white), (1 lb) 13.67 MXN 8.62-18.14
Eggs (regular) (12) 43.21 MXN 27.20-72.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 70.30 MXN 31.75-114.31
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 62.66 MXN 31.75-90.72
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 88.47 MXN 54.03-133.81
Apples (1 lb) 22.61 MXN 11.34-31.75
Banana (1 lb) 10.98 MXN 7.67-20.41
Oranges (1 lb) 13.71 MXN 5.92-27.22
Tomato (1 lb) 13.71 MXN 6.80-24.49
Potato (1 lb) 16.07 MXN 6.80-22.68
Onion (1 lb) 13.47 MXN 6.80-22.68
Lettuce (1 head) 21.33 MXN 12.90-35.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 17.62 MXN 12.00-25.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 200.00 MXN 120.00-325.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 27.88 MXN 18.00-45.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 49.42 MXN 21.00-80.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 75.00 MXN 69.00-90.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 11.00 MXN 6.00-15.80
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 450.00 MXN 200.00-800.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 50.00 MXN 19.00-80.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 48.28 MXN 16.09-80.47
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 151.57 MXN 100.00-300.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 89.59 MXN 83.28-94.64
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 380,000.00 MXN 300,000.00-450,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 404,671.85 MXN 372,000.00-450,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 1,182.91 MXN 600.00-2,417.23
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 430.00 MXN 300.00-599.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 518.00 MXN 399.00-800.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 628.23 MXN 350.00-1,500.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 347.90 MXN 200.00-500.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 85.00 MXN 70.00-150.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 4,326.85 MXN 2,500.00-8,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 93,222.13 MXN 50,000.00-218,408.09
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 958.97 MXN 500.00-1,400.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 727.39 MXN 400.00-1,200.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 1,630.69 MXN 1,000.00-2,500.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 1,542.25 MXN 800.00-2,500.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 11,737.49 MXN 6,000.00-20,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 7,776.69 MXN 4,000.00-15,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 22,048.85 MXN 12,000.00-40,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 14,717.79 MXN 8,000.00-25,523.85
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 3,224.17 MXN 1,199.99-5,899.95
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 2,167.30 MXN 1,114.83-4,552.21
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 13,155.97 MXN
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 11.41 9.50-13.00

Prices in Mexico

This country had 11529 entries in the past 12 months by 946 different contributors.
Last update: March 2024
Our data for each country are based on all entries from all cities in that country.
Distribution of Expenses Using Our Statistical Model:
  

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 52.9 25.3 39.8 52.2 47.7 45.3
Mexico City 47.4 25.4 37.0 49.7 42.9 34.7
Queretaro (Santiago de Querétaro) 46.1 14.2 31.0 49.8 38.3 51.5
Guadalajara 45.8 17.1 32.2 47.5 39.4 40.9
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