Cost of living in Asunción, Paraguay

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 25,770 Gs
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 25,942 Gs
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 12,125 Gs
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 5,001 Gs
12 eggs, large 11,385 Gs
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 9,223 Gs
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 20,297 Gs
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 10,648 Gs
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 5,774 Gs
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 7,051 Gs
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 46,013 Gs
2 liters of Coca-Cola 9,380 Gs
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 3,170 Gs
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 6,924,420 Gs
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 2,920,340 Gs
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 504,165 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) 255,988 Gs
40” flat screen TV 3,525,890 Gs
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) 617,670 Gs
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 44,298 Gs
Hourly rate for cleaning help 9,402 Gs
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 346,020 Gs
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) 315,456 Gs
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) 474,389 Gs
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 338,177 Gs
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new 71,996,700 Gs
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 5,796 Gs
Monthly ticket public transport 151,701 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) 31,845 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, ...) 30,133 Gs
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 16,953 Gs
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 25,711 Gs
4 rolls of toilet paper 9,896 Gs
Tube of toothpaste 10,331 Gs
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 47,401 Gs
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 88,680 Gs
2 tickets to the movies 76,229 Gs
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 245,702 Gs
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 182,193 Gs
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 27,650 Gs
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 16,749 Gs
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 13,280 Gs
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB 4,602,610 Gs
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 1,331 Gs
1 month of gym membership in business district 178,293 Gs
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes 9,465 Gs
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 445 prices entered by 42 different people.
Latest price update: December 14, 2017.

Asunción position in our World Ranking

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43rd
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