Cost of living in Asunción, Paraguay

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 27,725 Gs
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 25,878 Gs
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 13,120 Gs
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 4,637 Gs
12 eggs, large 10,234 Gs
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 9,837 Gs
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 21,021 Gs
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 10,220 Gs
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 5,261 Gs
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 7,454 Gs
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 46,751 Gs
2 liters of Coca-Cola 10,675 Gs
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 3,713 Gs
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 6,159,380 Gs
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 2,860,200 Gs
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 520,883 Gs
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area 3,863,980 Gs
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area 2,177,260 Gs
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio 304,401 Gs
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) 286,038 Gs
40” flat screen TV 3,437,260 Gs
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) 636,148 Gs
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 41,144 Gs
Hourly rate for cleaning help 48,828 Gs
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 309,102 Gs
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) 242,982 Gs
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) 472,348 Gs
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 332,011 Gs
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new 74,972,500 Gs
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 5,796 Gs
Monthly ticket public transport 159,288 Gs
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 66,197 Gs
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) 31,845 Gs
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 41,078 Gs
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) 92,736 Gs
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 32,028 Gs
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 15,462 Gs
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 24,818 Gs
4 rolls of toilet paper 9,203 Gs
Tube of toothpaste 10,331 Gs
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 39,390 Gs
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 88,606 Gs
2 tickets to the movies 68,323 Gs
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 357,206 Gs
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 176,621 Gs
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 26,884 Gs
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 16,083 Gs
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 12,757 Gs
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB 3,931,620 Gs
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 1,331 Gs
1 month of gym membership in business district 182,995 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 297 prices entered by 40 different people.
Latest price update: July 18, 2018.

Asunción position in our World Ranking

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38th
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