Cost of living in Guatemala City, Guatemala

List of prices in Guatemala City, Guatemala. Current as of Jan 2019.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district Q44
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) Q40
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast Q26
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk Q11
12 eggs, large Q13
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes Q9
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese Q39
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples Q21
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 Q78
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 Q6,723
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area Q4,087
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat Q704
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area Q5,497
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area Q3,632
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio Q519
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) Q409
40” flat screen TV Q3,623
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) Q889
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) Q61
Hourly rate for cleaning help Q21
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) Q609
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) Q440
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) Q689
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes Q746
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new Q135,690
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas Q8
Monthly ticket public transport Q167
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) Q83
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) Q36
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) Q152
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) Q300
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) Q54
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) Q32
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) Q46
4 rolls of toilet paper Q17
Tube of toothpaste Q15
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city Q59
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub Q155
2 tickets to the movies Q87
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 Q391
1 cocktail drink in downtown club Q51
Cappuccino in expat area of the city Q27
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) Q27
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB Q4,665
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) Q1.10
1 month of gym membership in business district Q601
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes Q22
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 231 prices entered by 29 different people.
Latest price update: January 19, 2019.

Guatemala position in our World Ranking

the world
230th
out of 328
latin america
19th
out of 47

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

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