Cost of living in Asunción, Paraguay

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 27,732 Gs
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 27,604 Gs
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 14,577 Gs
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 4,766 Gs
12 eggs, large 11,077 Gs
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 10,141 Gs
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 20,707 Gs
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 10,004 Gs
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 5,705 Gs
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 8,148 Gs
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 47,528 Gs
2 liters of Coca-Cola 10,672 Gs
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 4,393 Gs
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 6,167,830 Gs
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 3,389,110 Gs
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 489,109 Gs
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area 4,418,260 Gs
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area 2,150,670 Gs
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio 322,004 Gs
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) 237,346 Gs
40” flat screen TV 3,334,130 Gs
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) 614,082 Gs
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 40,144 Gs
Hourly rate for cleaning help 58,972 Gs
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 315,243 Gs
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) 332,193 Gs
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) 495,100 Gs
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 325,687 Gs
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new 79,286,100 Gs
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 5,984 Gs
Monthly ticket public transport 167,930 Gs
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 66,854 Gs
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) 30,995 Gs
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 43,121 Gs
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) 125,298 Gs
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 35,520 Gs
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 15,674 Gs
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 24,164 Gs
4 rolls of toilet paper 9,259 Gs
Tube of toothpaste 10,685 Gs
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 44,394 Gs
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 89,877 Gs
2 tickets to the movies 71,086 Gs
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 373,184 Gs
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 172,685 Gs
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 28,009 Gs
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 16,875 Gs
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 13,723 Gs
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB 3,768,230 Gs
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 1,331 Gs
1 month of gym membership in business district 199,445 Gs
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes 9,625 Gs
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 301 prices entered by 37 different people.
Latest price update: September 23, 2018.

Asunción position in our World Ranking

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258th
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28th
out of 49

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