Cost of living in Mexico City, Mexico

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Food
Lunchtime menu in the business district Mex$ 114
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) Mex$ 73
1/2 Kg (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast Mex$ 50
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk Mex$ 15
12 eggs, large Mex$ 30
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes Mex$ 20
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese Mex$ 62
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples Mex$ 35
2 kg (4,5 lb.) of potatoes Mex$ 22
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket Mex$ 22
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality Mex$ 187
2 liters of Coca-Cola Mex$ 21
Bread for 2 people for 1 day Mex$ 16
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area Mex$ 19,441
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat Mex$ 1,047
Internet 8MB (1 month) Mex$ 451
40” flat screen TV Mex$ 9,133
Microwave, known brand, 800/900 Watt Mex$ 1,384
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) Mex$ 85
Hourly rate for cleaning help Mex$ 35
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) Mex$ 700
1 summer dress in a chain store (Zara, H&M, ...) Mex$ 723
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or similar) Mex$ 1,135
1 pair of leather business shoes Mex$ 1,027
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV 6 vel. (or equivalent), with no extras, new Mex$ 234,256
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas Mex$ 13
Monthly ticket public transport Mex$ 379
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 Km. (5 miles) Mex$ 98
Personal Care
Medicine against cold for 6 days (Frenadol, Coldrex, ...) Mex$ 63
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) Mex$ 76
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) Mex$ 47
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) Mex$ 55
4 rolls of toilet paper Mex$ 31
Tube of toothpaste Mex$ 26
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city Mex$ 125
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub Mex$ 360
2 tickets to the movies Mex$ 135
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) Mex$ 1,299
Dinner out for two in Italian restaurant with wine and dessert Mex$ 721
1 cocktail drink in downtown club Mex$ 85
Capuccino in expat area of the city Mex$ 41
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) Mex$ 40
iPod nano 16GB Mex$ 3,709
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) Mex$ 1.81
1 month of gym membership in business district Mex$ 1,108
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes Mex$ 46
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 10,210 prices entered by 853 different people.
Latest price update: April 01, 2015.

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