Cost of living in Puebla, Mexico

Summary of cost of living in Puebla

Family of four estimated monthly costs: Mex$ 38,686
Single person estimated monthly costs: Mex$ 17,571
Puebla is the 3rd cheapest city in Mexico (8 out of 10)
Cost of living in Puebla is cheaper than in 73% of cities in Latin America (37 out of 51)
Cost of living in Puebla is cheaper than in 87% of cities in the World (263 out of 304)

List of prices in Puebla
Current as of Dec 2019.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district Mex$ 162
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) Mex$ 101
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast Mex$ 49
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk Mex$ 20
12 eggs, large Mex$ 29
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes Mex$ 23
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese Mex$ 55
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples Mex$ 38
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes Mex$ 20
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket Mex$ 23
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality Mex$ 197
2 liters of Coca-Cola Mex$ 27
Bread for 2 people for 1 day Mex$ 18
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Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area Mex$ 14,120
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area Mex$ 6,203
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat Mex$ 822
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area Mex$ 9,990
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area Mex$ 5,273
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio Mex$ 1,461
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) Mex$ 355
40” flat screen TV Mex$ 7,578
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) Mex$ 2,228
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) Mex$ 91
Hourly rate for cleaning help Mex$ 104
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) Mex$ 861
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) Mex$ 604
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) Mex$ 1,603
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes Mex$ 938
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new Mex$ 319,892
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas Mex$ 20
Monthly ticket public transport Mex$ 503
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) Mex$ 205
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) Mex$ 75
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) Mex$ 334
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) Mex$ 454
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) Mex$ 94
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) Mex$ 49
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) Mex$ 45
4 rolls of toilet paper Mex$ 24
Tube of toothpaste Mex$ 22
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city Mex$ 176
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub Mex$ 255
2 tickets to the movies Mex$ 136
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) Mex$ 993
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert Mex$ 631
1 cocktail drink in downtown club Mex$ 102
Cappuccino in expat area of the city Mex$ 61
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) Mex$ 44
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB Mex$ 9,742
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) Mex$ 2.00
1 month of gym membership in business district Mex$ 1,095
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes Mex$ 52
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 793 prices entered by 56 different people.
Latest price update: December 08, 2019

Puebla position in our World Ranking

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out of 304
latin america
out of 51
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