Cost of living in Guatemala City, Guatemala

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district Q42
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) Q42
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast Q26
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk Q12
12 eggs, large Q14
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes Q9
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese Q38
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples Q21
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes Q9
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket Q11
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality Q83
2 liters of Coca-Cola Q15
Bread for 2 people for 1 day Q8
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area Q6,975
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area Q3,796
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat Q622
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area Q6,284
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area Q3,839
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio Q442
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) Q454
40” flat screen TV Q3,525
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) Q973
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) Q59
Hourly rate for cleaning help Q21
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) Q585
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) Q423
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) Q736
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes Q689
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new Q134,462
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas Q5.97
Monthly ticket public transport Q129
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) Q82
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) Q36
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) Q146
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) Q249
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) Q53
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) Q30
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) Q43
4 rolls of toilet paper Q16
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 Q157
2 tickets to the movies Q79
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) Q202
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert Q357
1 cocktail drink in downtown club Q53
Cappuccino in expat area of the city Q26
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) Q30
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB Q4,218
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) Q1.11
1 month of gym membership in business district Q593
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes Q22
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 637 prices entered by 58 different people.
Latest price update: February 18, 2018.

Guatemala position in our World Ranking

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255th
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33rd
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