Cost of living in Asunción, Paraguay

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 24,568 Gs
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 25,060 Gs
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 11,143 Gs
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 5,001 Gs
12 eggs, large 11,308 Gs
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 8,804 Gs
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 18,905 Gs
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 10,635 Gs
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 5,681 Gs
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 7,411 Gs
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 43,266 Gs
2 liters of Coca-Cola 8,614 Gs
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 2,832 Gs
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 7,354,650 Gs
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 2,972,650 Gs
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 524,943 Gs
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area 3,933,080 Gs
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area 2,219,120 Gs
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio 317,594 Gs
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) 255,988 Gs
40” flat screen TV 3,526,290 Gs
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) 636,021 Gs
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 45,297 Gs
Hourly rate for cleaning help 11,800 Gs
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 339,049 Gs
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) 290,442 Gs
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) 463,626 Gs
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 411,333 Gs
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new 73,833,000 Gs
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 5,977 Gs
Monthly ticket public transport 144,066 Gs
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 58,638 Gs
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) 31,778 Gs
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 42,738 Gs
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) 92,736 Gs
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 30,156 Gs
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 17,421 Gs
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 24,559 Gs
4 rolls of toilet paper 9,488 Gs
Tube of toothpaste 9,779 Gs
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 48,426 Gs
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 84,194 Gs
2 tickets to the movies 75,687 Gs
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 253,869 Gs
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 183,735 Gs
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 27,505 Gs
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 16,940 Gs
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 15,924 Gs
iPod nano 16GB 1,210,610 Gs
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 1,331 Gs
1 month of gym membership in business district 165,361 Gs
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes 9,526 Gs
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 447 prices entered by 41 different people.
Latest price update: August 20, 2017.

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