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Cost of Living in Guatemala

By Joshua Wood, LPC

Last updated on Oct 16, 2022

Summary: What is the cost of living in Guatemala? Hear what expats, digital nomads and retirees living in Guatemala have to say about the cost of housing, health insurance and general living costs.

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What is the average cost of housing in Guatemala?

If you are thinking about moving to Guatemala, cost of living in probably a key consideration. Expats commented about the cost of housing:

"Hi. Regarding outdoor activities, a good application, if haven't already downloaded it, is Wikiloc. Members post info about treking hiking and biking trails in places all over the world, with practical information. Degree of risk, length, time to cover and features. Could be helpful for discovering what is good in Guate," said another expat in Guatemala.

"The housing costs in Guatemala are much lower. You can get a 2 bedrooms houses for around $500 per month," added another person living in Panajachel.

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About the Author

Joshua Wood Joshua Wood, LPC joined Expat Exchange in 2000 and serves as one of its Co-Presidents. He is also one of the Founders of Digital Nomad Exchange. Prior to Expat Exchange, Joshua worked for NBC Cable (MSNBC and CNBC Primetime). Joshua has a BA from Syracuse and a Master's in Clinical and Counseling Psychology from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Mr. Wood is also a licensed counselor and psychotherapist.

Some of Joshua's articles include Pros and Cons of Living in Portugal, 10 Best Places to Live in Ireland and Pros and Cons of Living in Uruguay. Connect with Joshua on LinkedIn.

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