Cambodia vs Mexico - Cost of Living Comparison

Cambodia Mexico
🚶 Cost of living one person
$796
$713
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2157
$1726
🏠 One person rent
$387
$319
🏘️ Family rent
$907
$559
🍽️ Food expenses
$273
$263
🚐 Transport expenses
$68.2
$61.5
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$281
$641
💸 GDP per capita
$1544
$8329
😃 Human freedom index
6.47
6.92
❤️ Life expectancy
70.1
75.1
👮 Corruption perceptions index
23
31
🌐 English speaking %
22.2%
13%
🎓 Higher education
30
90
😀 Quality of life
49
48
🏙️ Population
16M
125M

The average cost of living in Cambodia ($796) is 12% more expensive than in Mexico ($713). Cambodia ranked 102nd 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 0.4 months in Cambodia compared to 0.9 months in Mexico. Ranked 94th and 99th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Cambodia vs Mexico

We calculate prices for Cambodia and Mexico as a population-weighted mean of 10 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.

Cambodia Mexico
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3
$7.4
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$22.3
$22.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.35
$5.98
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.96
$1.9
 Cappuccino
$2.42
$2.83
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.84
$0.88
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$428
$402
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$247
$227
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1238
$705
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$648
$429
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$69.3
$33.7
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$106
$51.7
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$35.1
$22.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.23%
11.07%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2159
$1312
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1292
$901
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.13
$0.5
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$18.6
$23.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$8.28
$8.64
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.17
$1.03
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.13
$1.08
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.66
$1.35
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.04
$1.17
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.77
$1.7
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.9
$6.33
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.48
$5.49
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.38
$8.7
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.67
$2.2
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.27
$1.08
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.41
$1.12
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.47
$1.19
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.58
$1.24
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.34
$1.21
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.53
$0.51
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.58
$1.48
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.4
$10.5
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.98
$1.19
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.54
$3.08
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.13
$4.77
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.51
$2.77
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.68
$1.52
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2
$1.53
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$70.1
$33.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.66
$3.7
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$26.9
$26.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.96
$7.26
👖 Brand Jeans
$23.6
$41.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$66.4
$73
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$218
$200
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$8444
$3998

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Cambodia

City Cost of living Population
Phnom Penh
$850
2.13M
Siem Reap
$639
245K
Sihanoukville
$870
73K
Serei Saophoan
$638
99K
Battambang
$540
119K
Svay Rieng
$645
41.4K
Kampong Cham
$509
38.4K
Kampot
$531
32.1K
Prey Veng
$642
33.1K
Stung Treng
$639
29.7K

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