Cost of living in Asunción, Paraguay

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 26,154 Gs
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 26,047 Gs
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 12,125 Gs
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 4,744 Gs
12 eggs, large 11,385 Gs
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 10,247 Gs
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 21,746 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 7,163 Gs
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 46,013 Gs
2 liters of Coca-Cola 9,681 Gs
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 3,119 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) 338,850 Gs
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) 285,579 Gs
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) 457,174 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 154,223 Gs
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 62,360 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.) 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 88,606 Gs
2 tickets to the movies 81,379 Gs
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 259,077 Gs
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 174,213 Gs
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 27,598 Gs
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 18,001 Gs
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 13,398 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 9,462 Gs
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 455 prices entered by 40 different people.
Latest price update: January 23, 2018.

Asunción position in our World Ranking

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41st
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