Cost of living in Guadalajara, Mexico

Summary of cost of living in Guadalajara

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: Mex$ 44,484
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: Mex$ 21,598
  • Cost of living in Guadalajara is cheaper than in 60% of cities in Mexico (6 out of 10)
  • Cost of living in Guadalajara is cheaper than in 71% of cities in Latin America (30 out of 42)
  • Cost of living in Guadalajara is cheaper than in 88% of cities in the World (210 out of 239)

List of prices in Guadalajara, Mexico. Current as of Jul 2020.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district Mex$ 146
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) Mex$ 111
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast Mex$ 53
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk Mex$ 20
12 eggs, large Mex$ 34
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes Mex$ 22
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese Mex$ 66
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples Mex$ 42
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes Mex$ 21
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket Mex$ 21
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality Mex$ 210
2 liters of coca-cola Mex$ 26
Bread for 2 people for 1 day Mex$ 19
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area Mex$ 19,475
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area Mex$ 8,727
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat Mex$ 1,526
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area Mex$ 8,966
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area Mex$ 4,408
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio Mex$ 970
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) Mex$ 387
40” flat screen tv Mex$ 6,112
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) Mex$ 1,789
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) Mex$ 100
Hourly rate for cleaning help Mex$ 128
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) Mex$ 935
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) Mex$ 783
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) Mex$ 1,687
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes Mex$ 1,344
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new Mex$ 315,256
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas Mex$ 20
Monthly ticket public transport Mex$ 658
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) Mex$ 155
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) Mex$ 87
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) Mex$ 204
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) Mex$ 444
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) Mex$ 82
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) Mex$ 51
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) Mex$ 59
4 rolls of toilet paper Mex$ 29
Tube of toothpaste Mex$ 26
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city Mex$ 245
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub Mex$ 263
2 tickets to the movies Mex$ 143
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) Mex$ 1,191
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert Mex$ 615
1 cocktail drink in downtown club Mex$ 116
Cappuccino in expat area of the city Mex$ 63
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) Mex$ 36
Ipad wi-fi 128gb Mex$ 10,339
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) Mex$ 2.59
1 month of gym membership in business district Mex$ 894
1 package of marlboro cigarettes Mex$ 57
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 1,047 prices entered by 80 different people.
Latest price update: July 02, 2020

Guadalajara position in our World Ranking

the world
210th
out of 239
latin america
30th
out of 42
mexico
6th
out of 10

Cheapest and most expensive products in Guadalajara compared to other cities:

latin america
3rd
latin america
4th
mexico
1st
mexico
1st
mexico
1st
mexico
2nd

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