Cost of living in Guadalajara, Mexico

Summary of cost of living in Guadalajara

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: Mex$ 44,064
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: Mex$ 20,377
  • Cost of living in Guadalajara is cheaper than in 50% of cities in Mexico (4 out of 8)
  • Cost of living in Guadalajara is more expensive than in 57% of cities in Latin America (16 out of 35)
  • Cost of living in Guadalajara is cheaper than in 81% of cities in the World (161 out of 200)
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List of prices in Guadalajara, Mexico. Current as of Jan 2021.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district Mex$ 279
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) Mex$ 115
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast Mex$ 54
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk Mex$ 21
12 eggs, large Mex$ 37
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes Mex$ 23
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese Mex$ 71
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples Mex$ 39
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes Mex$ 23
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket Mex$ 25
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality Mex$ 257
2 liters of coca-cola Mex$ 28
Bread for 2 people for 1 day Mex$ 19
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area Mex$ 18,113
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area Mex$ 7,064
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat Mex$ 575
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area Mex$ 7,396
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area Mex$ 3,431
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio Mex$ 809
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) Mex$ 416
40” flat screen tv Mex$ 6,949
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) Mex$ 2,339
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) Mex$ 93
Hourly rate for cleaning help Mex$ 117
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) Mex$ 928
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) Mex$ 753
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) Mex$ 1,642
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes Mex$ 1,277
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new Mex$ 358,112
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas Mex$ 20
Monthly ticket public transport Mex$ 637
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) Mex$ 142
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) Mex$ 93
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) Mex$ 231
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) Mex$ 483
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) Mex$ 65
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) Mex$ 52
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) Mex$ 52
4 rolls of toilet paper Mex$ 33
Tube of toothpaste Mex$ 24
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city Mex$ 240
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub Mex$ 273
2 tickets to the movies Mex$ 159
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) Mex$ 767
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert Mex$ 740
1 cocktail drink in downtown club Mex$ 129
Cappuccino in expat area of the city Mex$ 75
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) Mex$ 37
Ipad wi-fi 128gb Mex$ 9,847
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) Mex$ 2.80
1 month of gym membership in business district Mex$ 805
1 package of marlboro cigarettes Mex$ 60
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 983 prices entered by 70 different people.
Latest price update: January 15, 2021

Guadalajara position in our World Ranking

the world
161st
out of 200
latin america
16th
out of 35
mexico
4th
out of 8

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