Cost of living in Asunción, Paraguay

Summary of cost of living in Asunción

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: 11,706,426 Gs
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: 5,548,814 Gs
  • Asunción is the 3rd cheapest city in Latin America (33 out of 35)
  • Cost of living in Asunción is cheaper than in 95% of cities in the World (188 out of 198)

List of prices in Asunción, Paraguay. Current as of Mar 2021.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 39,499 Gs
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) 29,616 Gs
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 9,213 Gs
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 5,150 Gs
12 eggs, large 11,514 Gs
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 9,277 Gs
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 14,469 Gs
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 10,811 Gs
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 6,095 Gs
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 6,186 Gs
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 30,668 Gs
2 liters of coca-cola 10,944 Gs
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 2,025 Gs
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area 4,571,740 Gs
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area 2,311,680 Gs
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 341,740 Gs
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area 3,053,990 Gs
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area 1,985,430 Gs
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio 284,512 Gs
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) 77,566 Gs
40” flat screen tv 1,761,990 Gs
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) 665,851 Gs
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 21,071 Gs
Hourly rate for cleaning help 16,055 Gs
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) 281,099 Gs
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) 152,239 Gs
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) 429,196 Gs
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 290,834 Gs
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new 85,088,300 Gs
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 5,695 Gs
Monthly ticket public transport 151,607 Gs
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 102,527 Gs
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) 30,526 Gs
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 39,244 Gs
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) 119,047 Gs
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) 26,882 Gs
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 16,110 Gs
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 23,753 Gs
4 rolls of toilet paper 5,953 Gs
Tube of toothpaste 8,915 Gs
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 44,782 Gs
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 78,512 Gs
2 tickets to the movies 70,469 Gs
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 147,771 Gs
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 141,737 Gs
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 25,231 Gs
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 21,832 Gs
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 9,465 Gs
Ipad wi-fi 128gb 3,531,560 Gs
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 1,118 Gs
1 month of gym membership in business district 233,519 Gs
1 package of marlboro cigarettes 11,043 Gs
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 578 prices entered by 51 different people.
Latest price update: March 06, 2021

Asunción position in our World Ranking

the world
188th
out of 198
latin america
33rd
out of 35

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

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