Cost of living in Asunción, Paraguay

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 24,495 Gs
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 25,149 Gs
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 10,309 Gs
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 5,047 Gs
12 eggs, large 12,186 Gs
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 8,195 Gs
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 19,857 Gs
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 10,448 Gs
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 5,624 Gs
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 5,776 Gs
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 38,337 Gs
2 liters of Coca-Cola 8,538 Gs
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 2,638 Gs
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 5,713,020 Gs
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 2,728,750 Gs
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 475,813 Gs
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area 3,755,750 Gs
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area 1,872,020 Gs
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio 299,394 Gs
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) 245,390 Gs
40” flat screen TV 3,639,810 Gs
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) 780,594 Gs
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 44,259 Gs
Hourly rate for cleaning help 11,636 Gs
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 343,365 Gs
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) 373,405 Gs
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) 467,108 Gs
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 407,960 Gs
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new 72,583,800 Gs
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 6,147 Gs
Monthly ticket public transport 157,407 Gs
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 56,457 Gs
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) 33,832 Gs
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 42,738 Gs
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) 95,739 Gs
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 30,156 Gs
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 17,164 Gs
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 22,944 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 56,483 Gs
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 87,965 Gs
2 tickets to the movies 74,079 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 181,332 Gs
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 26,681 Gs
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 15,858 Gs
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 14,573 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 171,698 Gs
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes 9,668 Gs
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 422 prices entered by 30 different people.
Latest price update: June 24, 2017.

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