Cost of living in Veracruz, Mexico

Summary of cost of living in Veracruz

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: Mex$ 37,510
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: Mex$ 16,619
  • Veracruz is the cheapest city in Mexico (5 out of 5)
  • Cost of living in Veracruz is cheaper than in 83% of cities in Latin America (25 out of 30)
  • Cost of living in Veracruz is cheaper than in 90% of cities in the World (187 out of 207)
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List of prices in Veracruz
Current as of Jan 2023.

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Food Update prices
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district Mex$ 91
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) Mex$ 93
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast Mex$ 56
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk Mex$ 21
12 eggs, large Mex$ 34
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes Mex$ 17
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese Mex$ 58
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples Mex$ 35
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes Mex$ 20
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket Mex$ 24
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality Mex$ 181
2 liters of coca-cola Mex$ 27
Bread for 2 people for 1 day Mex$ 15
Housing Update prices
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area Mex$ 10,869
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area Mex$ 8,506
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat Mex$ 1,705
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area Mex$ 7,299
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area Mex$ 4,552
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio Mex$ 1,388
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) Mex$ 430
40” flat screen tv Mex$ 9,134
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) Mex$ 1,980
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) Mex$ 89
Hourly rate for cleaning help Mex$ 92
Clothes Update prices
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) Mex$ 719
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) Mex$ 657
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) Mex$ 1,188
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes Mex$ 817
Transportation Update prices
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new Mex$ 325,488
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas Mex$ 19
Monthly ticket public transport Mex$ 545
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) Mex$ 123
Personal Care Update prices
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) Mex$ 73
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) Mex$ 251
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) Mex$ 514
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) Mex$ 72
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) Mex$ 34
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) Mex$ 45
4 rolls of toilet paper Mex$ 21
Tube of toothpaste Mex$ 22
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city Mex$ 84
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub Mex$ 321
2 tickets to the movies Mex$ 135
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) Mex$ 580
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert Mex$ 621
1 cocktail drink in downtown club Mex$ 80
Cappuccino in expat area of the city Mex$ 45
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) Mex$ 34
Ipad wi-fi 128gb Mex$ 10,888
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) Mex$ 3.59
1 month of gym membership in business district Mex$ 581
1 package of marlboro cigarettes Mex$ 46
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 24 prices entered by 9 different people.
Latest price update: January 31, 2023

Veracruz position in our World Ranking

the world
187th
out of 207
latin america
25th
out of 30
mexico
5th
out of 5

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

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