Domestic Cost of Living Report - Mexico

Domestic Cost of Living Report - Mexico SKU_7703

The national assignment process for national companies is an opportunity to channel and optimize synergy in their operations, as well as an engine to develop and motivate their staff, strengthening the training of talent and future leaders through personal success transfers between your different businesses and industries.

With the purpose of supporting companies with reliable information in making important decisions when it comes to personnel transfers in our country, Mercer analyzes in the study of National Cost of Living Mercer Mexico®, the differentials for Cost of Living of 35 localities within the Mexican Republic.

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  • Methodology
  • Coverage
  • Survey Schedule
  • PRICING Options
  • Contacts


The Mercer Domestic Cost of Living Report® - Mexico analyzes the market by the perspective of supply and demand of products and services. The user has the advantage of having reliable information on the relative cost between one city to another, within a specified period.

Mercer provides users with:

  • Reports of the 35 locations in Mexico with the most industrial and economic activity.
  • The analysis of the following variables:
    • Food
    • Transportation
    • Clothing and footwear
    • Entertainment
    • Household appliances and accessories
    • Personal Care
    • Education
    • Housing
    • Health
  • Online access: You will have access to our online portal, from which you can download reports in Excel and obtain a price reference for the products and services for each item of the considered basket.
  • Mobile app: You can easily make inquiries from your cell phone at any time and place. Available for IOS & Android System.
  • Cost of living allowance: Suggested help, by differential in cost of living, considering the base salary.



The study of National Cost of Living includes a differentiated analysis by 3 types of indexes:

Average Index - Which compares the average price (the average of the price ranges of each product) in the city of origin against the average price (the average of the price ranges of each product) in the destination city.

Efficient Index - Which compares the average of the low and average prices in the city of origin against the average price range in the destination city.

Convenient Index - Which compares the average of the low and medium prices in the city of origin against the highest prices in the destination city.


Below you will find the locations included in the study:

  • Acapulco, Gro.
  • Aguascalientes, Ags.
  • Cd. de México
  • Campeche, Camp.
  • Cancún, Q. Roo.
  • Cd. Juárez, Chih.
  • Chihuahua, Chih.
  • Colima, Col.
  • Cuernavaca, Mor.
  • Culiacán, Sin.
  • Durango, Dgo.
  • Guadalajara, Jal.
  • Hermosillo, Son.
  • León, Gto.
  • Los Cabos, B.C.
  • Matamoros, Tamps.
  • Mérida, Yuc.
  • Mexicali, B.C.
  • Monterrey, N.L.
  • Morelia, Mich.
  • Oaxaca, Oax.
  • Pachuca, Hgo.
  • Puebla, Pue.
  • Querétaro, Qro.
  • Saltillo, Coah.
  • San Luis Potosí, S.L.P.
  • Tampico, Tamps.
  • Tijuana, B.C.
  • Tlaxcala, Tlax.
  • Toluca, Edo. de Méx.
  • Torreón, Coah.
  • Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Chis.
  • Veracruz, Ver.
  • Villahermosa, Tab.
  • Zacatecas, Zac.

Survey Schedule

  • Publication date: April 2019


Complete report: includes all the locations + access to the app - MXP 80,200 + taxes

Report by location/city: compares two locations - MXP 10,500 + taxes


Amalia Suaste
+ 52 55 9628 6551

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  • Short DescriptionProvides very detailed information on Cost of Living from 42 locations within Mexico.
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