Cost of living in Puebla, Mexico

Summary of cost of living in Puebla

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: Mex$ 45,703
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: Mex$ 21,126
  • Cost of living in Puebla is more expensive than in 60% of cities in Latin America (15 out of 35)
  • Cost of living in Puebla is cheaper than in 79% of cities in the World (124 out of 157)
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List of prices in Puebla
Current as of Jan 2022.

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Food Update prices
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district Mex$ 263
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) Mex$ 139
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast Mex$ 48
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk Mex$ 21
12 eggs, large Mex$ 37
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes Mex$ 22
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese Mex$ 68
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples Mex$ 44
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes Mex$ 25
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket Mex$ 26
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality Mex$ 254
2 liters of coca-cola Mex$ 34
Bread for 2 people for 1 day Mex$ 23
Housing Update prices
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area Mex$ 17,618
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area Mex$ 8,173
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat Mex$ 1,081
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area Mex$ 10,513
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area Mex$ 4,893
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio Mex$ 1,019
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) Mex$ 422
40” flat screen tv Mex$ 5,955
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) Mex$ 2,070
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) Mex$ 94
Hourly rate for cleaning help Mex$ 60
Clothes Update prices
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) Mex$ 868
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) Mex$ 779
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) Mex$ 1,587
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes Mex$ 1,309
Transportation Update prices
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new Mex$ 387,831
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas Mex$ 20
Monthly ticket public transport Mex$ 444
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) Mex$ 156
Personal Care Update prices
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) Mex$ 112
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) Mex$ 290
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) Mex$ 653
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) Mex$ 88
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) Mex$ 61
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) Mex$ 58
4 rolls of toilet paper Mex$ 33
Tube of toothpaste Mex$ 26
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city Mex$ 175
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub Mex$ 390
2 tickets to the movies Mex$ 139
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) Mex$ 814
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert Mex$ 800
1 cocktail drink in downtown club Mex$ 127
Cappuccino in expat area of the city Mex$ 78
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) Mex$ 37
Ipad wi-fi 128gb Mex$ 11,712
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) Mex$ 3.40
1 month of gym membership in business district Mex$ 911
1 package of marlboro cigarettes Mex$ 68
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 552 prices entered by 37 different people.
Latest price update: January 19, 2022

Puebla position in our World Ranking

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out of 157
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out of 35
out of 6

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