Austria vs Mexico - Cost of Living Comparison

Austria Mexico
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1467
$713
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3623
$1726
🏠 One person rent
$755
$319
🏘️ Family rent
$1430
$559
🍽️ Food expenses
$437
$263
🚐 Transport expenses
$122
$61.5
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2255
$641
💸 GDP per capita
$48589
$8329
😃 Human freedom index
8.67
6.92
❤️ Life expectancy
81.2
75.1
👮 Corruption perceptions index
74
31
🌐 English speaking %
73.1%
13%
🎓 Higher education
93
90
😀 Quality of life
85
48
🏙️ Population
8.98M
125M

The average cost of living in Austria ($1467) is 106% more expensive than in Mexico ($713). Austria ranked 25th vs 118th for Mexico in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.5 months in Austria compared to 0.9 months in Mexico. Ranked 5th and 99th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Austria vs Mexico

We calculate prices for Austria and Mexico as a population-weighted mean of 26 and 144 cities, respectively. Since large cities tend to have a higher cost of living, it's better to visit specific city pages below for more relevant information.

Austria Mexico
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$12.6
$7.4
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$49.4
$22.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.62
$5.98
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.96
$1.9
 Cappuccino
$3.39
$2.83
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.69
$0.88
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$709
$402
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$552
$227
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1473
$705
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1112
$429
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$138
$33.7
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$213
$51.7
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$33
$22.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
2.01%
11.07%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$7152
$1312
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4966
$901
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.45
$0.5
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$46.5
$23.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$17.6
$8.64
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.75
$1.03
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.23
$1.08
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.88
$1.35
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.87
$1.17
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.89
$1.7
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.2
$6.33
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.2
$5.49
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$16.3
$8.7
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.3
$2.2
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.77
$1.08
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.49
$1.12
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.93
$1.19
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.7
$1.24
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.42
$1.21
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.41
$0.51
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.07
$1.48
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$6.62
$10.5
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.09
$1.19
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.81
$3.08
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$11.2
$4.77
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.86
$2.77
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.44
$1.52
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.01
$1.53
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$32.6
$33.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.3
$3.7
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$103
$26.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$18.3
$7.26
👖 Brand Jeans
$90.6
$41.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$90.3
$73
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$323
$200
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$9588
$3998

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Cities Comparison in Austria vs Mexico

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Austria

City Cost of living Population
Vienna
$1582
1.91M
Graz
$1217
289K
Linz
$1387
205K
Salzburg
$1359
155K
Innsbruck
$1395
132K
Klagenfurt
$1369
101K
Sankt Polten
$1321
55.5K
Dornbirn
$1435
48.1K
Wels
$1182
61.2K
Villach
$1438
61.9K
Wiener Neustadt
$1301
44.5K
Feldkirch
$1261
33.4K
Baden bei Wien
$1594
26.3K
Bregenz
$1446
29.8K
Steyr
$1345
38.3K
Modling
$1280
20.6K
Leoben
$1115
24.6K
Leonding
$1292
28.7K
Klosterneuburg
$1345
27.1K
Wolfsberg
$1336
25K
Krems an der Donau
$1319
24.6K
Traun
$1270
24.5K
Amstetten
$1269
23.7K
Lustenau
$1327
22.8K
Kapfenberg
$1288
22.8K
Hallein
$1217
21.2K

In Mexico

City Cost of living Population
Mexico City
$941
8.92M
Ciudad Juarez
$804
1.32M
Tijuana
$913
1.96M
Zapopan
$759
1.48M
Ecatepec de Morelos
$752
1.93M
Guadalajara
$751
1.46M
Monterrey
$886
1.14M
Leon
$662
1.58M
Chihuahua
$691
878K
Puebla
$657
1.43M
Saltillo
$715
864K
Aguascalientes
$581
934K
San Luis Potosi
$743
773K
Hermosillo
$730
856K
Ciudad Nezahualcoyotl
$622
1.08M
Naucalpan
$752
872K
Cancun
$868
889K
Mexicali
$659
1.03M
Cuautitlan Izcalli
$545
531K
Torreon
$577
717K
Merida
$823
892K
Queretaro
$736
626K
Culiacan
$627
808K
Irapuato
$526
593K
Mazatlan
$699
658K
Tlaquepaque
$623
664K
Tlalnepantla
$794
653K
Guadalupe
$714
692K
San Nicolas de los Garza
$796
443K
Apodaca
$697
523K