Cost of living in Asunción, Paraguay

Summary of cost of living in Asunción

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: 11,922,308 Gs
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: 5,385,590 Gs
  • Cost of living in Asunción is cheaper than in 88% of cities in Latin America (37 out of 42)
  • Cost of living in Asunción is cheaper than in 93% of cities in the World (223 out of 239)

List of prices in Asunción, Paraguay. Current as of Jul 2020.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 35,768 Gs
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) 29,581 Gs
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 7,933 Gs
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 4,977 Gs
12 eggs, large 11,577 Gs
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 8,688 Gs
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 14,816 Gs
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 10,159 Gs
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 6,241 Gs
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 5,826 Gs
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 37,048 Gs
2 liters of coca-cola 10,621 Gs
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 2,030 Gs
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area 4,162,560 Gs
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area 2,256,910 Gs
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 367,568 Gs
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area 2,449,830 Gs
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area 1,849,980 Gs
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio 278,832 Gs
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) 145,874 Gs
40” flat screen tv 2,015,670 Gs
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) 704,774 Gs
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 26,858 Gs
Hourly rate for cleaning help 15,777 Gs
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) 302,137 Gs
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) 222,830 Gs
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) 428,348 Gs
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 336,422 Gs
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new 92,492,200 Gs
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 6,242 Gs
Monthly ticket public transport 155,593 Gs
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 111,481 Gs
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) 27,028 Gs
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 45,630 Gs
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) 115,691 Gs
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) 31,415 Gs
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 18,021 Gs
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 23,342 Gs
4 rolls of toilet paper 6,336 Gs
Tube of toothpaste 9,806 Gs
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 42,283 Gs
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 88,373 Gs
2 tickets to the movies 69,892 Gs
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 163,272 Gs
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 141,697 Gs
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 27,056 Gs
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 13,886 Gs
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 7,070 Gs
Ipad wi-fi 128gb 3,469,520 Gs
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 1,042 Gs
1 month of gym membership in business district 232,655 Gs
1 package of marlboro cigarettes 10,919 Gs
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 717 prices entered by 59 different people.
Latest price update: July 02, 2020

Asunción position in our World Ranking

the world
223rd
out of 239
latin america
37th
out of 42

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

the world
2nd
the world
2nd
the world
3rd
the world
3rd
the world
4th
the world
4th

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