Cali vs Guatemala City - Cost of Living Comparison

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Cali Guatemala City
🚶 Cost of living one person
$706
$1015
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1835
$2358
🏠 One person rent
$259
$510
🏘️ Family rent
$455
$846
🍽️ Food expenses
$257
$332
🚐 Transport expenses
$116
$74.3
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$446
$476
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
19 km
3 km
🎓 Higher education
45
53
😀 Quality of life
52
52
🏙️ Population
2.47M
1.21M

The cost of living in Cali is 30% less expensive than in Guatemala City. Cities ranked 6788th and 5249th ($706 vs $1015) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 11th and 1st in Colombia and Guatemala, respectively. Check Colombia vs Guatemala comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.6 months in Cali compared to 0.5 months in Guatemala City. Cali ranked 3rd best city to live in Colombia vs Guatemala City ranked 1st in Guatemala, while ranked 6105th and 6110th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Cali vs Guatemala City

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Cali Guatemala City
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.68
$6.32
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$26.6
$37.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.64
$6.08
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.26
$2.64
 Cappuccino
$1.95
$3.2
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.85
$1.34
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$247
$549
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$180
$382
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$480
$1135
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$338
$626
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$43
$48.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$66
$72.8
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$22.7
$45.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
11.62%
8.08%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1156
$1630
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1105
$981
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.69
$0.64
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$26
$20.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$14.1
$9.34
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.9
$1.2
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.23
$1.83
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.41
$2.08
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.24
$1.67
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.45
$2.31
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.24
$8.2
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.56
$7.33
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.6
$8.87
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.51
$3.18
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.83
$1.17
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.13
$2.24
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.26
$1.67
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.1
$1.48
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.19
$1.82
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.55
$0.65
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.75
$2.34
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.51
$9.67
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.01
$1.42
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.4
$3.54
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.1
$5.56
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.04
$6.93
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.09
$2.9
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.5
$1.79
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$19.8
$55.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.46
$6.77
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$22.1
$36.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$6.46
$9.52
👖 Brand Jeans
$50.8
$55.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$94.1
$100
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$292
$190
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$6411
$6814

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Distance City Cost of living
27 km or 17 mi Palmira
$646
74 km or 46 mi Buenaventura
$555
80 km or 50 mi Tulua
$495
111 km or 69 mi Popayan
$453
148 km or 92 mi Neiva
$512
154 km or 96 mi Armenia
$551
160 km or 100 mi Cartago
$649
170 km or 105 mi Salento
$571
178 km or 111 mi Pereira
$666
184 km or 114 mi Ibague
$521
213 km or 132 mi Girardot
$420
214 km or 133 mi Manizales
$718
227 km or 141 mi Florencia
$419
251 km or 156 mi Quibdo
$651
262 km or 163 mi Pasto
$510
285 km or 177 mi Facatativa
$441
285 km or 177 mi Soacha
$719
301 km or 187 mi Bogota
$877
308 km or 192 mi Tumaco
$534
316 km or 196 mi Ipiales
$517
321 km or 200 mi Envigado
$815
329 km or 204 mi Medellin
$872
330 km or 205 mi Villavicencio
$532
330 km or 205 mi Zipaquira
$647
339 km or 210 mi Bello
$783
386 km or 240 mi Ibarra
$537
421 km or 261 mi Tunja
$511
446 km or 277 mi Esmeraldas
$613
463 km or 288 mi Quito
$843
469 km or 291 mi Duitama
$622
471 km or 293 mi Sogamoso
$606
500 km or 311 mi Barrancabermeja
$599
504 km or 313 mi Yopal
$597
506 km or 314 mi Santo Domingo
$775
518 km or 322 mi Turbo
$625
554 km or 344 mi Floridablanca
$615
556 km or 346 mi Bucaramanga
$653
571 km or 354 mi Ambato
$571
595 km or 369 mi Quevedo
$637
596 km or 370 mi Monteria
$627

Cities near Guatemala City

Distance City Cost of living
10 km or 6.2 mi Mixco
$640
13 km or 7.9 mi San Miguel Petapa
$828
58 km or 36 mi Jalapa
$815
69 km or 43 mi Panajachel
$777
99 km or 61 mi Coban
$830
105 km or 65 mi Mazatenango
$769
106 km or 66 mi Ahuachapan
$914
107 km or 66 mi Momostenango
$772
109 km or 68 mi Quetzaltenango
$770
128 km or 79 mi Santa Ana
$704
132 km or 82 mi Sonsonate
$865
169 km or 105 mi Santa Tecla
$1154
170 km or 106 mi Apopa
$1100
171 km or 106 mi Mejicanos
$1111
175 km or 109 mi Soyapango
$1113
176 km or 109 mi San Salvador
$1143
190 km or 118 mi Tapachula
$733
264 km or 164 mi Usulutan
$1035
267 km or 166 mi Flores
$800
281 km or 174 mi Villanueva
$857
282 km or 175 mi San Miguel
$1015
285 km or 177 mi San Pedro Sula
$988
294 km or 183 mi Choloma
$596
295 km or 183 mi La Lima
$863
306 km or 190 mi El Progreso
$891
310 km or 193 mi Comayagua
$700
310 km or 193 mi Puerto Cortes
$714
323 km or 201 mi San Ignacio
$988
327 km or 203 mi San Cristobal de las Casas
$777
349 km or 217 mi Belmopan
$712
362 km or 225 mi Tegucigalpa
$868
366 km or 227 mi Tuxtla Gutierrez
$737
369 km or 229 mi Yoro
$742
371 km or 230 mi Balancan
$774
407 km or 253 mi Belize City
$850
422 km or 262 mi La Ceiba
$678
428 km or 266 mi Chinandega
$621
439 km or 273 mi Caye Caulker
$927
454 km or 282 mi Villahermosa
$771
459 km or 285 mi San Pedro Town
$894