Gold Coast vs Mexico City - Cost of Living Comparison

Gold Coast Mexico City
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1776
$941
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4282
$2223
🏠 One person rent
$1000
$491
🏘️ Family rent
$1679
$851
🍽️ Food expenses
$477
$289
🚐 Transport expenses
$165
$76.6
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3864
$671
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
20 km
8 km
🎓 Higher education
48
92
😀 Quality of life
90
69
🏙️ Population
638K
8.92M

The cost of living in Gold Coast is 89% more expensive than in Mexico City. Cities ranked 2046th and 5577th ($1776 vs $941) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 14th and 2nd in Australia and Mexico, respectively. Check Australia vs Mexico comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.2 months in Gold Coast compared to 0.7 months in Mexico City. Gold Coast ranked 6th best city to live in Australia vs Mexico City ranked 1st in Mexico, while ranked 104th and 2640th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Gold Coast vs Mexico City

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Gold Coast Mexico City
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$13.9
$8.15
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$62.6
$27.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.81
$6.48
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.59
$2.57
 Cappuccino
$3.43
$3.38
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.49
$0.97
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1207
$676
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$780
$376
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2335
$1174
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1293
$681
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$82.5
$32.8
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$125
$49.6
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$52.3
$22.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.69%
10.34%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$9231
$2688
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6718
$1604
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.43
$0.29
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$111
$18.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$17.2
$4.39
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.39
$1.1
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.05
$1.21
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.26
$1.5
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.93
$1.25
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.97
$1.73
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.81
$7.05
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.02
$5.8
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.6
$8.97
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.93
$2.23
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.46
$1.23
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.51
$1.27
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.85
$1.27
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.04
$1.38
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$1.26
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.29
$0.51
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.57
$1.58
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.5
$12.8
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.47
$1.2
🚬 Cigarette pack
$23.6
$3.42
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.18
$4.74
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.06
$2.92
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.53
$2.01
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.13
$1.87
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$49
$52.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.5
$4.41
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$45.2
$30.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$23.4
$11.3
👖 Brand Jeans
$74.7
$47.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$107
$79.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$1465
$325
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$18118
$7026

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77 km or 48 mi Ipswich
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114 km or 71 mi Caboolture
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138 km or 86 mi Caloundra
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152 km or 94 mi Toowoomba
$1462
155 km or 97 mi Sunshine Coast
$1808
256 km or 159 mi Coffs Harbour
$1359
308 km or 192 mi Hervey Bay
$1658
323 km or 201 mi Armidale
$1677
367 km or 228 mi Bundaberg
$1482
383 km or 238 mi Port Macquarie
$1640
511 km or 318 mi Gladstone
$1603
567 km or 353 mi Newcastle
$1798
591 km or 367 mi Rockhampton
$1390
660 km or 410 mi Dubbo
$1445
669 km or 416 mi Dee Why
$1970
675 km or 419 mi Kellyville
$1656
683 km or 424 mi Blacktown
$1581
683 km or 425 mi Sydney
$2294
684 km or 425 mi Parramatta
$1896
703 km or 437 mi Bathurst
$1558
715 km or 445 mi Orange
$1661
752 km or 468 mi Wollongong
$1554
827 km or 514 mi Goulburn
$1700
904 km or 562 mi Canberra
$1792
974 km or 605 mi Wagga Wagga
$1386
988 km or 614 mi Griffith
$1629
1182 km or 734 mi Townsville
$1224
1196 km or 743 mi Shepparton
$1442
1271 km or 789 mi Mildura
$1622
1294 km or 804 mi Bendigo
$1610
1299 km or 807 mi Traralgon
$1626
1337 km or 830 mi Sunbury
$1625
1338 km or 831 mi Pakenham
$1631
1342 km or 834 mi Berwick
$1562
1344 km or 835 mi Melbourne
$1968
1344 km or 835 mi South Yarra
$1589
1344 km or 835 mi Dandenong
$1498

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Distance City Cost of living
11 km or 7.1 mi Naucalpan
$752
14 km or 8.7 mi Tlalnepantla
$794
17 km or 10 mi Ciudad Nezahualcoyotl
$622
19 km or 12 mi Ciudad Lopez Mateos
$855
22 km or 14 mi Ecatepec de Morelos
$752
25 km or 16 mi Tultitlan de Mariano Escobedo
$659
25 km or 16 mi Chicoloapan de Juarez
$623
26 km or 16 mi Cuautitlan Izcalli
$545
29 km or 18 mi Texcoco de Mora
$626
30 km or 19 mi Tultepec
$627
31 km or 19 mi Chalco de Diaz Covarrubias
$646
42 km or 26 mi Zumpango
$628
55 km or 34 mi Toluca
$628
56 km or 35 mi Cuernavaca
$661
60 km or 37 mi Jiutepec
$638
70 km or 44 mi Cuautla
$562
89 km or 55 mi Pachuca
$492
93 km or 58 mi Atlixco
$628
105 km or 65 mi San Jose Villa de Allende
$625
106 km or 66 mi Puebla
$657
107 km or 67 mi Taxco
$629
126 km or 79 mi Iguala
$614
140 km or 87 mi San Juan del Rio
$646
184 km or 114 mi Queretaro
$736
192 km or 119 mi Teziutlan
$630
211 km or 131 mi Chilpancingo
$421
213 km or 132 mi Tehuacan
$488
214 km or 133 mi Celaya
$512
216 km or 134 mi Poza Rica
$716
217 km or 135 mi Morelia
$599
224 km or 139 mi Cortazar
$627
224 km or 139 mi Orizaba
$648
225 km or 140 mi Yuriria
$629
229 km or 143 mi Coatepec
$574
234 km or 145 mi Xalapa
$486
236 km or 146 mi San Miguel de Allende
$827
239 km or 149 mi Cordoba
$934
250 km or 155 mi Salamanca
$472
269 km or 167 mi Irapuato
$526
281 km or 174 mi Zacapu
$669