Cost of living in Guatemala City, Guatemala

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district Q36
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) Q42
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 Q9
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese Q35
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples Q22
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 Q102
2 liters of Coca-Cola Q16
Bread for 2 people for 1 day Q10
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area Q8,531
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area Q3,788
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat Q721
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area Q6,679
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area Q3,390
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio Q419
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) Q473
40” flat screen TV Q4,256
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) Q1,186
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) Q64
Hourly rate for cleaning help Q14
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) Q463
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) Q420
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) Q740
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes Q601
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new Q138,812
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas Q5.91
Monthly ticket public transport Q125
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) Q79
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) Q39
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) Q112
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) Q204
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) Q35
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) Q33
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 Q354
1 cocktail drink in downtown club Q44
Cappuccino in expat area of the city Q24
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) Q32
iPod nano 16GB Q2,252
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) Q1.47
1 month of gym membership in business district Q475
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes Q21
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 831 prices entered by 57 different people.
Latest price update: August 23, 2017.

Guatemala position in our World Ranking

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220th
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29th
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