Cost of living in Georgetown, Guyana

Summary of cost of living in Georgetown

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: 547,935 G$
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: 254,151 G$
  • WARNING!  These estimates are currently based on just a small amount of data. They provide a decent starting assumption, but they are not yet completely reliable.
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List of prices in Georgetown, Guyana. Current as of Jan 2020.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 1,717 G$
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) 1,259 G$
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 521 G$
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 510 G$
12 eggs, large 744 G$
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 381 G$
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 1,078 G$
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 734 G$
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 229 G$
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 324 G$
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 3,980 G$
2 liters of coca-cola 400 G$
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 282 G$
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area 199,524 G$
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area 113,424 G$
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 19,294 G$
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area 117,257 G$
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area 77,460 G$
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio 13,624 G$
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) 10,119 G$
40” flat screen tv 139,876 G$
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) 25,674 G$
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 1,705 G$
Hourly rate for cleaning help 1,519 G$
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) 8,610 G$
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) 7,398 G$
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) 16,822 G$
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 15,990 G$
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new 3,936,530 G$
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 220 G$
Monthly ticket public transport 8,612 G$
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 3,659 G$
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) 2,053 G$
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 2,219 G$
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) 3,824 G$
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) 1,216 G$
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 769 G$
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 917 G$
4 rolls of toilet paper 476 G$
Tube of toothpaste 405 G$
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 1,076 G$
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 5,146 G$
2 tickets to the movies 2,523 G$
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 5,738 G$
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 14,427 G$
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 1,676 G$
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 919 G$
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 406 G$
Ipad wi-fi 128gb -
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 20 G$
1 month of gym membership in business district 5,557 G$
1 package of marlboro cigarettes 541 G$
These prices are lacking data. It provides a decent estimate, but they are not yet reliable. They are based on 206 prices entered by 9 different people.
Latest price update: January 24, 2020

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