Special Report

Countries With the Most and Least Affordable Groceries

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35. Mexico
> Groceries cost as pct. of earnings: 4.65%
> Estimated monthly groceries cost: $62.87
> Average monthly earnings: $1,352
> Total population: 128.93 million

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34. South Korea
> Groceries cost as pct. of earnings: 4.44%
> Estimated monthly groceries cost: $155.47
> Average monthly earnings: $3,497
> Total population: 51.78 million

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33. Japan
> Groceries cost as pct. of earnings: 4.39%
> Estimated monthly groceries cost: $140.84
> Average monthly earnings: $3,210
> Total population: 125.84 million

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32. Switzerland
> Groceries cost as pct. of earnings: 3.87%
> Estimated monthly groceries cost: $209.22
> Average monthly earnings: $5,402
> Total population: 8.64 million

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31. Israel
> Groceries cost as pct. of earnings: 3.77%
> Estimated monthly groceries cost: $123.59
> Average monthly earnings: $3,277
> Total population: 9.22 million

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