Cost of living in Puebla, Mexico

Summary of cost of living in Puebla

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: Mex$ 43,338
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: Mex$ 19,602
  • Cost of living in Puebla is more expensive than in 75% of cities in Mexico (3 out of 8)
  • Cost of living in Puebla is more expensive than in 55% of cities in Latin America (21 out of 44)
  • Cost of living in Puebla is cheaper than in 76% of cities in the World (206 out of 271)
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List of prices in Puebla
Current as of May 2022.

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Food Update prices
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district Mex$ 278
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) Mex$ 147
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast Mex$ 44
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk Mex$ 24
12 eggs, large Mex$ 33
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes Mex$ 21
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese Mex$ 66
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples Mex$ 41
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes Mex$ 24
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket Mex$ 27
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality Mex$ 398
2 liters of coca-cola Mex$ 29
Bread for 2 people for 1 day Mex$ 23
Housing Update prices
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area Mex$ 17,636
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area Mex$ 6,025
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat Mex$ 855
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area Mex$ 9,203
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area Mex$ 3,819
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio Mex$ 619
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) Mex$ 353
40” flat screen tv Mex$ 5,686
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) Mex$ 2,013
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) Mex$ 89
Hourly rate for cleaning help Mex$ 64
Clothes Update prices
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) Mex$ 1,049
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) Mex$ 751
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) Mex$ 1,797
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes Mex$ 1,503
Transportation Update prices
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new Mex$ 359,975
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas Mex$ 21
Monthly ticket public transport Mex$ 415
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) Mex$ 197
Personal Care Update prices
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) Mex$ 101
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) Mex$ 254
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) Mex$ 644
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) Mex$ 84
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) Mex$ 59
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) Mex$ 43
4 rolls of toilet paper Mex$ 21
Tube of toothpaste Mex$ 25
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city Mex$ 158
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub Mex$ 392
2 tickets to the movies Mex$ 122
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) Mex$ 740
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert Mex$ 657
1 cocktail drink in downtown club Mex$ 167
Cappuccino in expat area of the city Mex$ 102
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) Mex$ 46
Ipad wi-fi 128gb Mex$ 11,125
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) Mex$ 1.92
1 month of gym membership in business district Mex$ 700
1 package of marlboro cigarettes Mex$ 70
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 409 prices entered by 26 different people.
Latest price update: May 24, 2022

Puebla position in our World Ranking

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out of 271
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out of 44
out of 8

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