Cost of living in Chilpancingo, Mexico

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district Mex$ 45
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) Mex$ 85
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast Mex$ 30
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk Mex$ 17
12 eggs, large Mex$ 24
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes Mex$ 10
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese Mex$ 40
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples Mex$ 30
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes Mex$ 15
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket Mex$ 18
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality Mex$ 80
2 liters of Coca-Cola Mex$ 21
Bread for 2 people for 1 day Mex$ 10
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area Mex$ 7,951
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area Mex$ 3,000
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat Mex$ 450
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area Mex$ 2,946
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area Mex$ 2,000
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio Mex$ 650
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) Mex$ 550
40” flat screen TV Mex$ 16,000
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) Mex$ 1,500
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) Mex$ 60
Hourly rate for cleaning help -
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) Mex$ 1,000
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) Mex$ 700
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) Mex$ 1,200
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes Mex$ 400
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new -
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas Mex$ 15
Monthly ticket public transport Mex$ 200
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) -
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) -
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) -
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) -
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) -
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) -
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) -
4 rolls of toilet paper Mex$ 20
Tube of toothpaste -
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city -
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub Mex$ 80
2 tickets to the movies Mex$ 128
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) Mex$ 400
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert Mex$ 440
1 cocktail drink in downtown club Mex$ 70
Cappuccino in expat area of the city Mex$ 45
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) Mex$ 25
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB -
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) Mex$ 1.00
1 month of gym membership in business district Mex$ 350
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes Mex$ 48
These prices are lacking data. It provides a decent estimate, but they are not yet reliable. They are based on less than 10 prices entered by less than 5 different people.
Latest price update: December 13, 2016.

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