Cost of living in Guatemala City, Guatemala

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district Q35
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) Q43
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast Q25
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk Q13
12 eggs, large Q16
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes Q10
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese Q31
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples Q23
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes Q11
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket Q11
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality Q105
2 liters of Coca-Cola Q17
Bread for 2 people for 1 day Q10
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area Q9,116
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area Q3,885
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat Q712
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area Q6,564
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area Q3,246
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio Q488
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) Q474
40” flat screen TV Q4,543
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) Q1,231
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) Q61
Hourly rate for cleaning help Q16
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) Q451
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) Q422
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) Q686
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes Q557
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new Q147,520
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas Q6
Monthly ticket public transport Q125
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) Q70
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) Q39
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) Q113
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) Q205
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) Q35
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) Q32
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) Q45
4 rolls of toilet paper Q18
Tube of toothpaste Q14
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city Q56
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub Q148
2 tickets to the movies Q81
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) Q203
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert Q367
1 cocktail drink in downtown club Q44
Cappuccino in expat area of the city Q24
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) Q35
iPod nano 16GB Q2,252
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) Q0.96
1 month of gym membership in business district Q481
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes Q21
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 791 prices entered by 54 different people.
Latest price update: June 24, 2017.

Guatemala position in our World Ranking

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192nd
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24th
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