Cost of living in Queretaro, Mexico

Summary of cost of living in Queretaro

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: Mex$ 44,533
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: Mex$ 20,091
  • Queretaro is the cheapest city in Mexico (5 out of 5)
  • Cost of living in Queretaro is cheaper than in 65% of cities in Latin America (22 out of 34)
  • Cost of living in Queretaro is cheaper than in 84% of cities in the World (177 out of 210)

List of prices in Queretaro
Current as of Oct 2023.

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Food Update prices
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district Mex$ 231
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) Mex$ 130
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast Mex$ 67
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk Mex$ 25
12 eggs, large Mex$ 35
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes Mex$ 27
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese Mex$ 79
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples Mex$ 50
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes Mex$ 33
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket Mex$ 21
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality Mex$ 182
2 liters of coca-cola Mex$ 31
Bread for 2 people for 1 day Mex$ 31
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Housing Update prices
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area Mex$ 14,900
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area Mex$ 8,635
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat Mex$ 711
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area Mex$ 11,304
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area Mex$ 7,261
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio Mex$ 784
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) Mex$ 401
40” flat screen tv Mex$ 5,496
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) Mex$ 2,451
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) Mex$ 111
Hourly rate for cleaning help Mex$ 114
Clothes Update prices
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) Mex$ 774
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) Mex$ 835
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) Mex$ 1,671
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes Mex$ 1,147
Transportation Update prices
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new Mex$ 350,697
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas Mex$ 22
Monthly ticket public transport Mex$ 550
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) Mex$ 192
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Personal Care Update prices
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) Mex$ 65
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) Mex$ 116
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) Mex$ 586
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) Mex$ 76
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) Mex$ 55
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) Mex$ 62
4 rolls of toilet paper Mex$ 32
Tube of toothpaste Mex$ 31
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city Mex$ 203
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub Mex$ 282
2 tickets to the movies Mex$ 161
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) Mex$ 554
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert Mex$ 809
1 cocktail drink in downtown club Mex$ 144
Cappuccino in expat area of the city Mex$ 75
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) Mex$ 42
Ipad wi-fi 128gb Mex$ 15,834
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) Mex$ 1.99
1 month of gym membership in business district Mex$ 749
1 package of marlboro cigarettes Mex$ 71
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 433 prices entered by 43 different people.
Latest price update: October 01, 2023

Queretaro position in our World Ranking

the world
177th
out of 210
latin america
22nd
out of 34
mexico
5th
out of 5

Cheapest and most expensive products in Queretaro compared to other cities:

the world
4th
the world
4th
latin america
2nd
latin america
4th

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