Cost of living in Asunción, Paraguay

Summary of cost of living in Asunción

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: 12,431,282 Gs
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: 6,176,118 Gs
  • Cost of living in Asunción is cheaper than in 89% of cities in Latin America (31 out of 35)
  • Cost of living in Asunción is cheaper than in 93% of cities in the World (146 out of 157)
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List of prices in Asunción
Current as of Jan 2022.

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Food Update prices
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 41,396 Gs
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) 30,644 Gs
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 8,653 Gs
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 5,513 Gs
12 eggs, large 11,627 Gs
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 10,114 Gs
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 15,805 Gs
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 11,422 Gs
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 5,978 Gs
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 5,241 Gs
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 49,635 Gs
2 liters of coca-cola 11,002 Gs
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 2,575 Gs
Housing Update prices
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area 5,331,510 Gs
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area 2,767,400 Gs
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 339,802 Gs
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area 2,863,670 Gs
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area 2,026,230 Gs
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio 279,428 Gs
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) 75,816 Gs
40” flat screen tv 2,057,350 Gs
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) 738,017 Gs
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 20,157 Gs
Hourly rate for cleaning help 19,543 Gs
Clothes Update prices
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) 238,569 Gs
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) 183,246 Gs
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) 509,917 Gs
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 307,158 Gs
Transportation Update prices
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new 72,406,400 Gs
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 5,739 Gs
Monthly ticket public transport 157,219 Gs
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 92,296 Gs
Personal Care Update prices
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) 30,003 Gs
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 40,990 Gs
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) 143,337 Gs
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) 31,344 Gs
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 15,941 Gs
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 23,373 Gs
4 rolls of toilet paper 8,846 Gs
Tube of toothpaste 8,493 Gs
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 55,801 Gs
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 70,552 Gs
2 tickets to the movies 67,942 Gs
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 139,777 Gs
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 152,291 Gs
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 25,929 Gs
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 21,539 Gs
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 9,604 Gs
Ipad wi-fi 128gb 4,207,170 Gs
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 944 Gs
1 month of gym membership in business district 232,400 Gs
1 package of marlboro cigarettes 10,756 Gs
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 508 prices entered by 43 different people.
Latest price update: January 19, 2022

Asunción position in our World Ranking

the world
146th
out of 157
latin america
31st
out of 35

Cheapest and most expensive products in Asunción compared to other cities:

the world
2nd
the world
3rd
the world
3rd
the world
5th
latin america
2nd
latin america
2nd

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