Cost of living in Guatemala City, Guatemala

Summary of cost of living in Guatemala City

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: Q20,154
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: Q8,387
  • WARNING!  These estimates are based on only a few data points. At the moment, you should treat them only as a best guess.

List of prices in Guatemala City
Current as of Jul 2024.

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Food Update prices
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district Q81
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) Q55
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast Q27
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk Q16
12 eggs, large Q19
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes Q10
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese Q38
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples Q23
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes Q12
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket Q11
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality Q103
2 liters of coca-cola Q18
Bread for 2 people for 1 day Q10
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Housing Update prices
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area Q5,506
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area Q3,282
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat Q492
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area Q4,668
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area Q4,081
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio Q483
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) Q273
40” flat screen tv Q2,583
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) Q770
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) Q127
Hourly rate for cleaning help Q27
Clothes Update prices
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) Q519
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) Q320
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) Q905
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes Q760
Transportation Update prices
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new Q193,054
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas Q10
Monthly ticket public transport Q150
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) Q110
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Personal Care Update prices
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) Q41
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) Q299
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) Q348
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) Q41
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) Q35
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) Q69
4 rolls of toilet paper Q24
Tube of toothpaste Q16
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city Q114
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub Q114
2 tickets to the movies Q86
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) Q225
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert Q396
1 cocktail drink in downtown club Q60
Cappuccino in expat area of the city Q27
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) Q23
Ipad wi-fi 128gb Q4,290
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) Q1.22
1 month of gym membership in business district Q586
1 package of marlboro cigarettes Q27
WARNING!  These prices are based on only a few data points. At this point they are mostly a guess. They are based on 327 prices entered by 34 different people.
Latest price update: July 12, 2024

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