Cost of living in Georgetown, Guyana

Summary of cost of living in Georgetown

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: 529,080 G$
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: 241,341 G$
  • Cost of living in Georgetown is cheaper than in 70% of cities in Latin America (21 out of 30)
  • Cost of living in Georgetown is cheaper than in 84% of cities in the World (151 out of 180)
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List of prices in Georgetown
Current as of Apr 2024.

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Food Update prices
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 1,309 G$
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) 1,380 G$
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 653 G$
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 542 G$
12 eggs, large 887 G$
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 492 G$
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 950 G$
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 1,061 G$
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 275 G$
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 362 G$
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 3,161 G$
2 liters of coca-cola 490 G$
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 295 G$
Housing Update prices
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area 203,577 G$
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area 90,815 G$
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 15,069 G$
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area 91,119 G$
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area 55,692 G$
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio 12,178 G$
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) 10,346 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 1,479 G$
Clothes Update prices
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) 7,830 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 3,051,800 G$
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 220 G$
Monthly ticket public transport 7,463 G$
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 4,161 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) 2,628 G$
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) 4,132 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 531 G$
Tube of toothpaste 513 G$
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 1,651 G$
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 4,215 G$
2 tickets to the movies 2,582 G$
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 7,111 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.) 444 G$
Ipad wi-fi 128gb 15,000 G$
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 25 G$
1 month of gym membership in business district 6,357 G$
1 package of marlboro cigarettes 582 G$
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 37 prices entered by 8 different people.
Latest price update: April 17, 2024

Georgetown position in our World Ranking

the world
151st
out of 180
latin america
21st
out of 30

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