Cost of living in Georgetown, Guyana

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 1,652 G$
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 1,263 G$
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 487 G$
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 461 G$
12 eggs, large 680 G$
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 367 G$
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 1,168 G$
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 633 G$
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 219 G$
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 366 G$
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 4,875 G$
2 liters of Coca-Cola 413 G$
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 263 G$
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 217,000 G$
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 138,522 G$
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 23,830 G$
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area 150,000 G$
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area 97,730 G$
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio 10,000 G$
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) 12,500 G$
40” flat screen TV 134,804 G$
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) 19,710 G$
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 1,847 G$
Hourly rate for cleaning help 447 G$
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 9,102 G$
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) 8,611 G$
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) 16,574 G$
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 16,712 G$
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new 5,261,110 G$
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 205 G$
Monthly ticket public transport 8,387 G$
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 5,690 G$
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) 2,773 G$
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 800 G$
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) 3,708 G$
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 1,262 G$
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 583 G$
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 769 G$
4 rolls of toilet paper 415 G$
Tube of toothpaste 217 G$
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 1,163 G$
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 7,333 G$
2 tickets to the movies 2,831 G$
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 3,328 G$
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 15,667 G$
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 1,727 G$
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 859 G$
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 378 G$
iPad Air 2, 64GB -
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 20 G$
1 month of gym membership in business district 5,241 G$
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes 496 G$
WARNING!  These prices are based on only a few data points. At this point they are mostly a guess. They are based on 29 prices entered by 8 different people.
Latest price update: September 24, 2017.

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