Cost of living in Queretaro, Mexico

Summary of cost of living in Queretaro

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: Mex$ 44,467
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: Mex$ 21,660
  • Cost of living in Queretaro is cheaper than in 50% of cities in Mexico (5 out of 10)
  • Cost of living in Queretaro is cheaper than in 57% of cities in Latin America (27 out of 47)
  • Cost of living in Queretaro is cheaper than in 80% of cities in the World (228 out of 285)

List of prices in Queretaro, Mexico. Current as of Jan 2020.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district Mex$ 178
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) Mex$ 102
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast Mex$ 57
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk Mex$ 21
12 eggs, large Mex$ 35
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes Mex$ 23
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese Mex$ 65
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples Mex$ 41
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes Mex$ 23
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket Mex$ 26
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality Mex$ 252
2 liters of coca-cola Mex$ 31
Bread for 2 people for 1 day Mex$ 18
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area Mex$ 18,514
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area Mex$ 9,579
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat Mex$ 989
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area Mex$ 10,276
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area Mex$ 4,557
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio Mex$ 800
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) Mex$ 346
40” flat screen tv Mex$ 7,749
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) Mex$ 2,485
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) Mex$ 102
Hourly rate for cleaning help Mex$ 93
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) Mex$ 843
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) Mex$ 568
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) Mex$ 1,614
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes Mex$ 1,179
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new Mex$ 344,002
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas Mex$ 20
Monthly ticket public transport Mex$ 591
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) Mex$ 144
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) Mex$ 71
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) Mex$ 233
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) Mex$ 667
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) Mex$ 69
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) Mex$ 52
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) Mex$ 61
4 rolls of toilet paper Mex$ 31
Tube of toothpaste Mex$ 33
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city Mex$ 230
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub Mex$ 434
2 tickets to the movies Mex$ 155
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) Mex$ 733
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert Mex$ 758
1 cocktail drink in downtown club Mex$ 154
Cappuccino in expat area of the city Mex$ 65
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) Mex$ 46
Ipad wi-fi 128gb Mex$ 9,543
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) Mex$ 1.17
1 month of gym membership in business district Mex$ 1,395
1 package of marlboro cigarettes Mex$ 55
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 1,007 prices entered by 69 different people.
Latest price update: January 23, 2020

Queretaro position in our World Ranking

the world
228th
out of 285
latin america
27th
out of 47
mexico
5th
out of 10

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

latin america
3rd
mexico
1st
mexico
1st
mexico
1st
mexico
1st
mexico
1st

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