Thinking about moving to Mexico City and wondering how much damage it will do to your wallet? Here´s a rundown of how much all the essentials will set you back

 

Thinking about moving to Mexico City and wondering how much damage it will do to your wallet? Here´s a rundown of how much all the essentials will set you back:

 

Restaurants

Avg.
Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 75.00 MXN
60.00
100.00
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 450.00 MXN
300.00
600.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 75.00 MXN
55.00
90.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 25.00 MXN
18.00
35.00
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 60.00 MXN
35.00
70.00
Cappuccino (regular) 35.06 MXN
28.00
45.00
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 10.53 MXN
8.00
15.00
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 8.37 MXN
5.00
11.00

Markets

Avg.
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 14.84 MXN
14.00
16.00
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 24.24 MXN
20.00
29.00
Rice (white), (1kg) 16.00 MXN
12.00
20.00
Eggs (12) 26.21 MXN
20.00
30.00
Local Cheese (1kg) 93.89 MXN
50.00
120.00
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 75.62 MXN
60.00
100.00
Apples (1kg) 31.47 MXN
24.00
40.00
Oranges (1kg) 11.57 MXN
9.00
20.00
Tomato (1kg) 18.60 MXN
13.00
25.00
Potato (1kg) 15.00 MXN
10.00
20.00
Lettuce (1 head) 9.64 MXN
8.00
12.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 11.90 MXN
10.00
15.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 150.00 MXN
90.00
200.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 20.94 MXN
15.00
30.00
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 35.57 MXN
25.00
50.00
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 45.00 MXN
42.00
50.00

Transportation

Avg.
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 5.00 MXN
5.00
6.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 300.00 MXN
150.00
400.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 9.00 MXN
8.47
13.50
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 5.00 MXN
4.00
8.00
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 100.00 MXN
75.00
150.00
Gasoline (1 liter) 13.80 MXN
13.00
14.40
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 235,000.00 MXN
180,000.00
300,000.00

Utilities (Monthly)

Avg.
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 789.28 MXN
425.00
1,500.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.67 MXN
1.00
3.00
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 374.76 MXN
250.00
600.00

Sports And Leisure

 Avg.
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 1,024.19 MXN
500.00
1,500.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 286.36 MXN
200.00
400.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 70.00 MXN
60.00
80.00

Clothing And Shoes

 Avg.
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 709.90 MXN
550.00
800.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, …) 602.72 MXN
350.00
850.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 1,121.43 MXN
800.00
1,500.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 1,125.00 MXN
750.00
1,500.00

Rent Per Month

 Avg.
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 7,620.13 MXN
6,000.00
11,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 4,341.70 MXN
3,500.00
6,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 16,381.76 MXN
11,000.00
25,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 9,110.09 MXN
7,000.00
12,032.05

Buy Apartment Price

 Avg.
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 29,750.00 MXN
22,000.00
40,000.00
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 18,144.83 MXN
13,993.08
27,600.00

Salaries And Financing

 Avg.
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 12,052.72 MXN
9,000.00
20,000.00
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 11.20
9.60
12.00

These data are based on 1699 entries in the past 12 months from 132 different contributors.

Last update: June, 2015

Source:

http://www.numbeo.com/cost-of-living/city_result.jsp?country=Mexico&city=Mexico+City

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