Cost of living in Mexico City, Mexico

List of prices in Mexico City, Mexico. Current as of Nov 2019.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district Mex$ 141
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) Mex$ 102
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast Mex$ 54
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk Mex$ 20
12 eggs, large Mex$ 33
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes Mex$ 22
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese Mex$ 62
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples Mex$ 40
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes Mex$ 23
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket Mex$ 23
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality Mex$ 191
2 liters of Coca-Cola Mex$ 27
Bread for 2 people for 1 day Mex$ 22
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area Mex$ 24,689
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area Mex$ 13,678
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat Mex$ 1,255
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area Mex$ 16,109
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area Mex$ 8,456
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio Mex$ 780
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) Mex$ 426
40” flat screen TV Mex$ 7,978
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) Mex$ 2,264
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) Mex$ 119
Hourly rate for cleaning help Mex$ 91
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) Mex$ 911
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) Mex$ 696
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) Mex$ 1,581
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes Mex$ 1,555
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new Mex$ 334,924
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas Mex$ 21
Monthly ticket public transport Mex$ 343
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) Mex$ 74
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) Mex$ 95
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) Mex$ 264
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) Mex$ 688
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) Mex$ 75
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) Mex$ 54
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) Mex$ 65
4 rolls of toilet paper Mex$ 30
Tube of toothpaste Mex$ 31
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city Mex$ 220
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub Mex$ 450
2 tickets to the movies Mex$ 160
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) Mex$ 1,288
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert Mex$ 712
1 cocktail drink in downtown club Mex$ 138
Cappuccino in expat area of the city Mex$ 53
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) Mex$ 47
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB Mex$ 9,438
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) Mex$ 1.34
1 month of gym membership in business district Mex$ 1,091
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes Mex$ 54
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 2,999 prices entered by 355 different people.
Latest price update: November 18, 2019

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