Cost of living in Guadalajara, Mexico

Summary of cost of living in Guadalajara

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: Mex$ 44,321
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: Mex$ 20,693
  • Cost of living in Guadalajara is cheaper than in 63% of cities in Mexico (5 out of 8)
  • Cost of living in Guadalajara is cheaper than in 50% of cities in Latin America (18 out of 36)
  • Cost of living in Guadalajara is cheaper than in 82% of cities in the World (163 out of 200)

List of prices in Guadalajara, Mexico. Current as of Feb 2021.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district Mex$ 272
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) Mex$ 115
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast Mex$ 53
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk Mex$ 21
12 eggs, large Mex$ 34
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes Mex$ 22
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese Mex$ 71
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples Mex$ 39
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes Mex$ 23
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket Mex$ 25
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality Mex$ 240
2 liters of coca-cola Mex$ 28
Bread for 2 people for 1 day Mex$ 19
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area Mex$ 18,522
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area Mex$ 7,447
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat Mex$ 602
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area Mex$ 8,248
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area Mex$ 4,126
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio Mex$ 473
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) Mex$ 421
40” flat screen tv Mex$ 6,877
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) Mex$ 2,131
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) Mex$ 100
Hourly rate for cleaning help Mex$ 111
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) Mex$ 868
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) Mex$ 727
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) Mex$ 1,591
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes Mex$ 1,233
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new Mex$ 352,458
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas Mex$ 20
Monthly ticket public transport Mex$ 638
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) Mex$ 131
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) Mex$ 93
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) Mex$ 214
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) Mex$ 481
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) Mex$ 69
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) Mex$ 52
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) Mex$ 53
4 rolls of toilet paper Mex$ 33
Tube of toothpaste Mex$ 23
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city Mex$ 204
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub Mex$ 268
2 tickets to the movies Mex$ 158
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) Mex$ 788
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert Mex$ 771
1 cocktail drink in downtown club Mex$ 122
Cappuccino in expat area of the city Mex$ 76
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) Mex$ 38
Ipad wi-fi 128gb Mex$ 9,863
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) Mex$ 3.16
1 month of gym membership in business district Mex$ 931
1 package of marlboro cigarettes Mex$ 60
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 1,047 prices entered by 74 different people.
Latest price update: February 24, 2021

Guadalajara position in our World Ranking

the world
163rd
out of 200
latin america
18th
out of 36
mexico
5th
out of 8

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4th
latin america
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latin america
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latin america
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