Cost of living in Queretaro, Mexico

Summary of cost of living in Queretaro

Family of four estimated monthly costs: Mex$ 43,841
Single person estimated monthly costs: Mex$ 21,348
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 59% of cities in Latin America (30 out of 51)
Cost of living in Queretaro is cheaper than in 79% of cities in the World (239 out of 304)
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List of prices in Queretaro, Mexico. Current as of Dec 2019.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district Mex$ 167
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) Mex$ 98
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast Mex$ 53
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk Mex$ 20
12 eggs, large Mex$ 34
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$ 26
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket Mex$ 27
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality Mex$ 261
2 liters of Coca-Cola Mex$ 29
Bread for 2 people for 1 day Mex$ 19
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area Mex$ 18,086
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area Mex$ 9,427
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat Mex$ 796
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area Mex$ 9,822
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area Mex$ 4,694
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio Mex$ 915
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) Mex$ 355
40” flat screen TV Mex$ 7,976
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) Mex$ 1,977
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) Mex$ 107
Hourly rate for cleaning help Mex$ 120
Clothes [Edit]
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$ 538
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) Mex$ 1,542
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes Mex$ 1,171
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new Mex$ 321,718
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas Mex$ 20
Monthly ticket public transport Mex$ 538
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) Mex$ 160
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) Mex$ 81
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) Mex$ 221
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) Mex$ 661
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) Mex$ 69
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) Mex$ 54
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) Mex$ 56
4 rolls of toilet paper Mex$ 33
Tube of toothpaste Mex$ 32
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city Mex$ 224
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub Mex$ 548
2 tickets to the movies Mex$ 168
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) Mex$ 739
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert Mex$ 879
1 cocktail drink in downtown club Mex$ 131
Cappuccino in expat area of the city Mex$ 75
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) Mex$ 46
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB Mex$ 9,479
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) Mex$ 1.67
1 month of gym membership in business district Mex$ 1,291
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes Mex$ 55
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 906 prices entered by 64 different people.
Latest price update: December 08, 2019

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out of 51
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