Cost of living in Guadalajara, Mexico

Summary of cost of living in Guadalajara

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: Mex$ 42,773
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: Mex$ 20,666
  • Cost of living in Guadalajara is cheaper than in 60% of cities in Mexico (6 out of 10)
  • Cost of living in Guadalajara is cheaper than in 62% of cities in Latin America (29 out of 47)
  • Cost of living in Guadalajara is cheaper than in 81% of cities in the World (230 out of 284)

List of prices in Guadalajara, Mexico. Current as of Jan 2020.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district Mex$ 110
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) Mex$ 106
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast Mex$ 58
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk Mex$ 20
12 eggs, large Mex$ 31
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes Mex$ 23
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese Mex$ 69
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples Mex$ 43
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes Mex$ 23
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket Mex$ 20
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality Mex$ 204
2 liters of coca-cola Mex$ 25
Bread for 2 people for 1 day Mex$ 20
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area Mex$ 17,120
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area Mex$ 9,106
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat Mex$ 1,609
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area Mex$ 10,536
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area Mex$ 5,994
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio Mex$ 1,412
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) Mex$ 348
40” flat screen tv Mex$ 7,763
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) Mex$ 1,974
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) Mex$ 80
Hourly rate for cleaning help Mex$ 105
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) Mex$ 920
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) Mex$ 668
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) Mex$ 1,611
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes Mex$ 1,173
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new Mex$ 330,278
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas Mex$ 21
Monthly ticket public transport Mex$ 717
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) Mex$ 145
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) Mex$ 61
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) Mex$ 204
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) Mex$ 520
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) Mex$ 67
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) Mex$ 58
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) Mex$ 61
4 rolls of toilet paper Mex$ 26
Tube of toothpaste Mex$ 31
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city Mex$ 155
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub Mex$ 325
2 tickets to the movies Mex$ 134
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) Mex$ 1,368
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert Mex$ 655
1 cocktail drink in downtown club Mex$ 121
Cappuccino in expat area of the city Mex$ 56
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) Mex$ 37
Ipad wi-fi 128gb Mex$ 11,153
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) Mex$ 1.29
1 month of gym membership in business district Mex$ 738
1 package of marlboro cigarettes Mex$ 54
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 828 prices entered by 81 different people.
Latest price update: January 24, 2020

Guadalajara position in our World Ranking

the world
230th
out of 284
latin america
29th
out of 47
mexico
6th
out of 10

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

the world
4th
latin america
4th
mexico
1st
mexico
1st
mexico
2nd
mexico
2nd

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