Cost of living in Monterrey, Mexico

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Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district Mex$ 143
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) Mex$ 97
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast Mex$ 60
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk Mex$ 17
12 eggs, large Mex$ 38
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes Mex$ 23
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese Mex$ 83
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples Mex$ 39
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes Mex$ 21
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket Mex$ 24
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality Mex$ 240
2 liters of Coca-Cola Mex$ 24
Bread for 2 people for 1 day Mex$ 15
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area Mex$ 20,755
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area Mex$ 9,988
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat Mex$ 1,593
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area Mex$ 16,475
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area Mex$ 6,072
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio Mex$ 1,017
Internet 8MB (1 month) Mex$ 440
40” flat screen TV Mex$ 7,445
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) Mex$ 1,450
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) Mex$ 117
Hourly rate for cleaning help Mex$ 47
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) Mex$ 859
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) Mex$ 706
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) Mex$ 1,341
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes Mex$ 1,148
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new Mex$ 271,829
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas Mex$ 13
Monthly ticket public transport Mex$ 724
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) Mex$ 51
Personal Care
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) Mex$ 77
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) Mex$ 189
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) Mex$ 531
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) Mex$ 66
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) Mex$ 59
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) Mex$ 56
4 rolls of toilet paper Mex$ 24
Tube of toothpaste Mex$ 23
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city Mex$ 137
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub Mex$ 396
2 tickets to the movies Mex$ 155
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) Mex$ 1,273
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert Mex$ 786
1 cocktail drink in downtown club Mex$ 75
Cappuccino in expat area of the city Mex$ 52
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) Mex$ 40
iPod nano 16GB Mex$ 2,845
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) Mex$ 2.04
1 month of gym membership in business district Mex$ 1,285
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes Mex$ 51
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 973 prices entered by 65 different people.
Latest price update: May 01, 2016.

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