Cost of living in Guatemala City, Guatemala

Summary of cost of living in Guatemala City

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: Q21,860
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: Q10,413
  • WARNING!  These estimates are based on data that may have some inconsistencies at the moment. They already provide a decent estimate but they are not currently bullet-proof.

List of prices in Guatemala City
Current as of Sep 2022.

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Food Update prices
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district Q104
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) Q47
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast Q29
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk Q13
12 eggs, large Q19
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes Q12
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese Q37
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples Q19
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes Q10
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket Q11
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality Q127
2 liters of coca-cola Q17
Bread for 2 people for 1 day Q9
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Housing Update prices
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area Q8,331
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area Q4,825
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat Q485
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area Q5,166
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area Q2,665
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio Q392
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) Q230
40” flat screen tv Q3,321
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) Q654
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) Q109
Hourly rate for cleaning help Q33
Clothes Update prices
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) Q409
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) Q257
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) Q666
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes Q484
Transportation Update prices
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new Q163,750
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas Q10
Monthly ticket public transport Q366
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) Q114
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Personal Care Update prices
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) Q38
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) Q104
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) Q244
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) Q36
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) Q32
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) Q39
4 rolls of toilet paper Q21
Tube of toothpaste Q17
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city Q82
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub Q174
2 tickets to the movies Q84
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) Q288
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert Q303
1 cocktail drink in downtown club Q57
Cappuccino in expat area of the city Q29
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) Q20
Ipad wi-fi 128gb Q4,852
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) Q1.34
1 month of gym membership in business district Q326
1 package of marlboro cigarettes Q24
Some of these prices have some inconsistencies. They already provide a reliable comparison but they are not bullet-proof. They are based on 763 prices entered by 64 different people.
Latest price update: September 24, 2022

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