India vs Mexico - Cost of Living Comparison

India Mexico
🚶 Cost of living one person
$416
$713
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1027
$1726
🏠 One person rent
$165
$319
🏘️ Family rent
$317
$559
🍽️ Food expenses
$164
$263
🚐 Transport expenses
$45.3
$61.5
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$620
$641
💸 GDP per capita
$1928
$8329
😃 Human freedom index
6.39
6.92
❤️ Life expectancy
69.9
75.1
👮 Corruption perceptions index
40
31
🌐 English speaking %
10.6%
13%
🎓 Higher education
73
90
😀 Quality of life
51
48
🏙️ Population
1.33B
125M

The average cost of living in India ($416) is 42% less expensive than in Mexico ($713). India ranked 190th 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 India compared to 0.9 months in Mexico. Ranked 85th and 99th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in India vs Mexico

We calculate prices for India and Mexico as a population-weighted mean of 220 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.

India Mexico
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.93
$7.4
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$14.3
$22.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.88
$5.98
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.21
$1.9
 Cappuccino
$1.84
$2.83
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.44
$0.88
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$181
$402
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$116
$227
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$400
$705
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$234
$429
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$26.3
$33.7
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$40.2
$51.7
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$9.72
$22.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
8.33%
11.07%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1696
$1312
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$822
$901
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.36
$0.5
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$10.7
$23.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$2.63
$8.64
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.25
$1.03
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.67
$1.08
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.46
$1.35
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.62
$1.17
🥚 Eggs, x12
$0.96
$1.7
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.41
$6.33
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.52
$5.49
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.82
$8.7
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.98
$2.2
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.65
$1.08
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.08
$1.12
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.53
$1.19
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.36
$1.24
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.42
$1.21
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.24
$0.51
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.05
$1.48
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.76
$10.5
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.76
$1.19
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.62
$3.08
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$1.91
$4.77
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.81
$2.77
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.66
$1.52
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.85
$1.53
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$18.9
$33.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$3.31
$3.7
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$11.6
$26.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.7
$7.26
👖 Brand Jeans
$29.4
$41.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$45.9
$73
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$64.1
$200
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1660
$3998

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Cities Comparison in India vs Mexico

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In India

City Cost of living Population
Bangalore
$480
11.3M
Delhi
$486
26.5M
Mumbai
$632
15.4M
Pune
$446
5.95M
Chennai
$425
10.3M
Hyderabad
$477
9.31M
Ahmedabad
$468
7.65M
Jaipur
$359
3.07M
Kolkata
$370
4.5M
Nagpur
$408
2.41M
Surat
$426
5.94M
Visakhapatnam
$492
2.04M
Bhagalpur
$284
3.04M
Mysore
$345
3M
Lucknow
$361
3.38M
Kanpur
$441
2.77M
Mirzapur
$381
2.5M
Kalyan
$353
1.25M
Gurgaon
$493
877K
Madurai
$361
1.56M
Navi Mumbai
$466
1.12M
Ghaziabad
$402
2.38M
Thane
$454
1.89M
Bhopal
$331
1.8M
Raipur
$351
1.01M
Ludhiana
$391
1.62M
Indore
$340
1.99M
Allahabad
$540
1.54M
Noida
$457
637K
Bilaspur
$301
1.63M

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