Cost of living in Georgetown, Guyana

Summary of cost of living in Georgetown

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: 535,869 G$
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: 247,584 G$
  • Cost of living in Georgetown is cheaper than in 50% of cities in Latin America (15 out of 30)
  • Cost of living in Georgetown is cheaper than in 77% of cities in the World (161 out of 209)
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List of prices in Georgetown
Current as of Jan 2023.

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Food Update prices
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 1,264 G$
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) 1,287 G$
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 623 G$
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 539 G$
12 eggs, large 739 G$
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 450 G$
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 1,028 G$
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 1,122 G$
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 269 G$
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 349 G$
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 3,176 G$
2 liters of coca-cola 437 G$
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 291 G$
Housing Update prices
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area 208,652 G$
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area 96,903 G$
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 16,867 G$
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area 104,313 G$
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area 67,996 G$
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio 11,583 G$
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) 10,663 G$
40” flat screen tv 110,045 G$
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) 28,321 G$
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 2,243 G$
Hourly rate for cleaning help 1,797 G$
Clothes Update prices
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) 7,847 G$
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) 8,227 G$
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) 16,227 G$
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 14,013 G$
Transportation Update prices
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new 3,245,510 G$
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 226 G$
Monthly ticket public transport 8,329 G$
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 4,156 G$
Personal Care Update prices
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) 2,045 G$
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 1,841 G$
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) 4,277 G$
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) 1,289 G$
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 921 G$
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 985 G$
4 rolls of toilet paper 534 G$
Tube of toothpaste 513 G$
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 1,346 G$
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 4,215 G$
2 tickets to the movies 2,568 G$
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 5,776 G$
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 12,579 G$
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 1,739 G$
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 811 G$
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 456 G$
Ipad wi-fi 128gb 15,000 G$
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 24 G$
1 month of gym membership in business district 5,781 G$
1 package of marlboro cigarettes 619 G$
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 57 prices entered by less than 5 different people.
Latest price update: January 29, 2023

Georgetown position in our World Ranking

the world
161st
out of 209
latin america
15th
out of 30

Cheapest and most expensive products in Georgetown compared to other cities:

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4th
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latin america
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3rd

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