Cost of living in Mérida, Mexico

Summary of cost of living in Mérida

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: Mex$ 37,308
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: Mex$ 15,812
  • Mérida is the 2nd cheapest city in Mexico (7 out of 8)
  • Cost of living in Mérida is cheaper than in 79% of cities in Latin America (27 out of 34)
  • Cost of living in Mérida is cheaper than in 90% of cities in the World (180 out of 200)

List of prices in Mérida, Mexico. Current as of Jan 2021.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district Mex$ 130
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) Mex$ 99
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast Mex$ 73
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk Mex$ 19
12 eggs, large Mex$ 26
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes Mex$ 27
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese Mex$ 74
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples Mex$ 46
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes Mex$ 29
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket Mex$ 19
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality Mex$ 213
2 liters of coca-cola Mex$ 33
Bread for 2 people for 1 day Mex$ 22
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area Mex$ 12,450
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area Mex$ 5,246
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat Mex$ 1,716
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area Mex$ 6,972
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area Mex$ 5,197
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio Mex$ 977
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) Mex$ 366
40” flat screen tv Mex$ 8,247
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) Mex$ 2,138
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) Mex$ 89
Hourly rate for cleaning help Mex$ 95
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) Mex$ 763
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) Mex$ 659
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) Mex$ 1,406
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes Mex$ 918
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new Mex$ 337,749
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas Mex$ 19
Monthly ticket public transport Mex$ 463
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) Mex$ 138
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) Mex$ 81
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) Mex$ 139
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) Mex$ 487
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) Mex$ 63
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) Mex$ 41
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) Mex$ 55
4 rolls of toilet paper Mex$ 26
Tube of toothpaste Mex$ 27
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city Mex$ 125
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub Mex$ 262
2 tickets to the movies Mex$ 149
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) Mex$ 799
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert Mex$ 600
1 cocktail drink in downtown club Mex$ 86
Cappuccino in expat area of the city Mex$ 59
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) Mex$ 40
Ipad wi-fi 128gb Mex$ 11,363
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) Mex$ 1.99
1 month of gym membership in business district Mex$ 575
1 package of marlboro cigarettes Mex$ 55
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 106 prices entered by 37 different people.
Latest price update: January 28, 2021

Mérida position in our World Ranking

the world
180th
out of 200
latin america
27th
out of 34
mexico
7th
out of 8

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

latin america
3rd
latin america
3rd
latin america
3rd
latin america
3rd

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