Guatemala City vs Tijuana - Cost of Living Comparison

Guatemala City Tijuana
🚶 Cost of living one person
$988
$913
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2360
$2398
🏠 One person rent
$448
$410
🏘️ Family rent
$762
$940
🍽️ Food expenses
$316
$278
🚐 Transport expenses
$124
$149
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$460
$770
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
3 km
5 km
🎓 Higher education
54
28
😀 Quality of life
56
61
🏙️ Population
2.93M
1.96M

The cost of living in Guatemala City is 8% more expensive than in Tijuana. Cities ranked 5410th and 5672nd ($988 vs $913) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1st and 4th in Guatemala and Mexico, respectively. Check Guatemala vs Mexico comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.5 months in Guatemala City compared to 0.8 months in Tijuana. Guatemala City ranked 1st best city to live in Guatemala vs Tijuana ranked 3rd in Mexico, while ranked 5720th and 5035th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Guatemala City vs Tijuana

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Guatemala City Tijuana
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$7.42
$9.73
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$27.2
$37
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.94
$5.38
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.52
$1.97
 Cappuccino
$3.14
$3.06
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.04
$0.96
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$499
$547
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$335
$278
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$960
$1147
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$585
$753
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$40.8
$54.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$63.1
$84.5
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$39.1
$23.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
7.63%
12.44%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1522
$1553
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1011
$899
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.39
$0.84
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$28.7
$43.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$12.3
$17.9
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.54
$1.1
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.66
$1.19
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.54
$1.59
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.35
$1.15
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.25
$1.38
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.93
$5.08
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.27
$4.37
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.71
$9.18
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3
$1.84
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.03
$1.14
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.72
$1.02
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.62
$1.31
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.56
$1.06
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.52
$0.75
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.63
$0.49
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.26
$1.48
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11
$9
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.34
$1.16
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.65
$3.42
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.77
$5.54
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.67
$2.88
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.39
$1.5
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.01
$1.35
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$51.1
$36.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.18
$3.65
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$36.1
$44.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$9.51
$6.4
👖 Brand Jeans
$59.5
$44.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$110
$66.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$182
$123
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$5512
$3578

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10 km or 6.2 mi Mixco
$741
13 km or 7.9 mi San Miguel Petapa
$731
58 km or 36 mi Jalapa
$801
69 km or 43 mi Panajachel
$762
99 km or 61 mi Coban
$783
105 km or 65 mi Mazatenango
$789
106 km or 66 mi Ahuachapan
$870
107 km or 66 mi Momostenango
$809
109 km or 68 mi Quetzaltenango
$749
128 km or 79 mi Santa Ana
$909
132 km or 82 mi Sonsonate
$794
169 km or 105 mi Santa Tecla
$865
170 km or 106 mi Apopa
$830
171 km or 106 mi Mejicanos
$750
175 km or 109 mi Soyapango
$816
176 km or 109 mi San Salvador
$965
190 km or 118 mi Tapachula
$578
264 km or 164 mi Usulutan
$836
267 km or 166 mi Flores
$775
281 km or 174 mi Villanueva
$590
282 km or 175 mi San Miguel
$645
285 km or 177 mi San Pedro Sula
$811
294 km or 183 mi Choloma
$520
295 km or 183 mi La Lima
$621
306 km or 190 mi El Progreso
$863
310 km or 193 mi Comayagua
$678
310 km or 193 mi Puerto Cortes
$691
323 km or 201 mi San Ignacio
$920
327 km or 203 mi San Cristobal de las Casas
$662
349 km or 217 mi Belmopan
$803
362 km or 225 mi Tegucigalpa
$856
366 km or 227 mi Tuxtla Gutierrez
$535
369 km or 229 mi Yoro
$823
371 km or 230 mi Balancan
$628
407 km or 253 mi Belize City
$826
422 km or 262 mi La Ceiba
$641
428 km or 266 mi Chinandega
$539
439 km or 273 mi Caye Caulker
$848
454 km or 282 mi Villahermosa
$600
459 km or 285 mi San Pedro Town
$848

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Distance City Cost of living
11 km or 6.5 mi Imperial Beach
$1939
11 km or 6.9 mi Chula Vista
$2696
15 km or 9.5 mi Las Delicias
$627
18 km or 11 mi National
$1939
21 km or 13 mi Rosarito Beach
$629
22 km or 14 mi Coronado
$1938
23 km or 15 mi Lemon Grove
$1945
24 km or 15 mi San Diego
$2797
27 km or 17 mi La Mesa
$2115
30 km or 19 mi El Cajon
$2038
38 km or 24 mi Santee
$1938
42 km or 26 mi La Jolla
$1946
48 km or 30 mi Poway
$1943
62 km or 38 mi Encinitas
$3096
66 km or 41 mi Escondido
$2829
69 km or 43 mi San Marcos
$1949
76 km or 47 mi Carlsbad
$2836
77 km or 48 mi Vista
$2327
81 km or 50 mi Oceanside
$2661
84 km or 52 mi Ensenada
$632
96 km or 59 mi Fallbrook
$1973
109 km or 67 mi Temecula
$2943
115 km or 72 mi San Clemente
$2454
117 km or 73 mi Murrieta
$2469
119 km or 74 mi French Valley
$1947
121 km or 75 mi Wildomar
$1942
122 km or 76 mi Dana Point
$1950
123 km or 77 mi San Juan Capistrano
$1946
128 km or 80 mi Laguna Niguel
$2819
128 km or 80 mi Menifee
$2200
131 km or 82 mi Laguna Beach
$1934
131 km or 82 mi Lake Elsinore
$1916
134 km or 83 mi Mission Viejo
$2087
135 km or 84 mi Rancho Santa Margarita
$2491
135 km or 84 mi Laguna Hills
$1934
135 km or 84 mi Hemet
$2225
138 km or 86 mi Aliso Viejo
$1980
138 km or 86 mi Lake Forest
$2334
139 km or 87 mi El Centro
$1725
140 km or 87 mi San Jacinto
$1952