Cost of living in Mexico City, Mexico

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Food
Lunchtime menu in the business district Mex$ 118
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) Mex$ 76
1/2 Kg (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast Mex$ 54
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk Mex$ 15
12 eggs, large Mex$ 32
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes Mex$ 20
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese Mex$ 60
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples Mex$ 34
2 kg (4,5 lb.) of potatoes Mex$ 21
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket Mex$ 19
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality Mex$ 182
2 liters of Coca-Cola Mex$ 22
Bread for 2 people for 1 day Mex$ 16
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area Mex$ 18,927
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat Mex$ 999
Internet 8MB (1 month) Mex$ 420
40” flat screen TV Mex$ 8,651
Microwave, known brand, 800/900 Watt Mex$ 1,506
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) Mex$ 104
Hourly rate for cleaning help Mex$ 36
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) Mex$ 690
1 summer dress in a chain store (Zara, H&M, ...) Mex$ 632
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or similar) Mex$ 1,228
1 pair of leather business shoes Mex$ 994
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV 6 vel. (or equivalent), with no extras, new Mex$ 235,708
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas Mex$ 14
Monthly ticket public transport Mex$ 385
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 Km. (5 miles) Mex$ 94
Personal Care
Medicine against cold for 6 days (Frenadol, Coldrex, ...) Mex$ 58
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) Mex$ 82
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) Mex$ 49
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) Mex$ 56
4 rolls of toilet paper Mex$ 29
Tube of toothpaste Mex$ 25
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city Mex$ 133
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub Mex$ 359
2 tickets to the movies Mex$ 139
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) Mex$ 1,354
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant including wine and dessert Mex$ 749
1 cocktail drink in downtown club Mex$ 102
Cappuccino in expat area of the city Mex$ 42
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) Mex$ 40
iPod nano 16GB Mex$ 4,044
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) Mex$ 2.30
1 month of gym membership in business district Mex$ 1,100
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes Mex$ 46
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 10,629 prices entered by 894 different people.
Latest price update: May 24, 2015.

DF position in our World Ranking

the world
145th
out of 188
latin america
15th
out of 23

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