Mexico is 11.2% more expensive than Philippines.

If you lived in Mexico instead of Philippines, you would:

pay 65.1% more for restaurants

 
Philippines
Mexico
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $3.47
₱194.34
$6.94
MX$142.07
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$3.00
₱168.00
$5.60
MX$114.68
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $0.74
₱41.42
$0.90
MX$18.43

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pay 9.0% less for groceries

 
Philippines
Mexico
Bread
1 loaf
$1.18
₱65.78
$1.71
MX$34.99
Local cheese (8 oz) $2.85
₱159.55
$2.95
MX$60.53
Milk (1 gallon) $6.55
₱366.46
$4.15
MX$85.02

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pay 45.5% more for transportation

 
Philippines
Mexico
Gasoline (1 gallon) $5.08
₱284.27
$4.09
MX$83.84
Monthly public transit pass $10.75
₱601.43
$18.51
MX$379.15
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $24,686.73
₱1,380,617.41
$16,367.55
MX$335,286.77

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pay 14.6% less for housing

 
Philippines
Mexico
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$42.64
₱2,384.93
$26.86
MX$550.20
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $370.81
₱20,737.53
$376.70
MX$7,716.69
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $200.85
₱11,232.57
$247.19
MX$5,063.70

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pay 29.5% less for childcare

 
Philippines
Mexico
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $194.13
₱10,857.06
$173.23
MX$3,548.59
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $6,562.73
₱367,023.80
$3,407.20
MX$69,795.87

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pay 5.4% more for entertainment and sports

 
Philippines
Mexico
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $1.36
₱75.85
$1.78
MX$36.52
Cappuccino in mid-range area $2.39
₱133.55
$2.37
MX$48.52
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$2.41
₱134.77
$3.18
MX$65.10

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pay 15.8% more for clothing

 
Philippines
Mexico
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$36.75
₱2,055.48
$39.73
MX$813.78
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$24.32
₱1,360.05
$31.81
MX$651.70
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$67.35
₱3,766.54
$70.63
MX$1,446.91

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