Cost of living in Georgetown, Guyana

Summary of cost of living in Georgetown

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: 523,523 G$
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: 239,962 G$
  • Cost of living in Georgetown is more expensive than in 71% of cities in Latin America (9 out of 28)
  • Cost of living in Georgetown is cheaper than in 70% of cities in the World (163 out of 232)
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List of prices in Georgetown
Current as of Sep 2022.

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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 579 G$
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 520 G$
12 eggs, large 729 G$
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 414 G$
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 932 G$
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 960 G$
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 287 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 404 G$
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 282 G$
Housing Update prices
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area 194,910 G$
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area 98,608 G$
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 17,631 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) 9,828 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.) 1,778 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) 4,165 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) 4,332 G$
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) 1,289 G$
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 839 G$
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 991 G$
4 rolls of toilet paper 534 G$
Tube of toothpaste 414 G$
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 1,213 G$
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 4,704 G$
2 tickets to the movies 2,515 G$
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 5,780 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 152 prices entered by 6 different people.
Latest price update: September 29, 2022

Georgetown position in our World Ranking

the world
163rd
out of 232
latin america
9th
out of 28

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

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