Cost of Living Comparison

PYG
COMPARED TO
SVC

San Salvador is 45.2% more expensive than Asuncion.

If you lived in San Salvador instead of Asuncion, you would:
local_dining

pay 24.1% more for restaurants

  Asuncion help_outline San Salvador help_outline  
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $3.82
₲21,175
$5.75
SVC50.31
+50.4%
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$4.28
₲23,716
$6.00
SVC52.50
+40.1%
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $0.82
₲4,517
$0.64
SVC5.64
-21.0%
Bottle of water (11 fl. oz) $0.45
₲2,496
$0.57
SVC5.01
+27.0%
Average +24.1%

Asuncion vs. San Salvador - Cost of restaurants
local_grocery_store

pay 2.1 times more for groceries

  Asuncion help_outline San Salvador help_outline  
Bread
1 loaf
$0.53
₲2,943
$1.69
SVC14.77
+217.6%
Local cheese (8 oz) $2.93
₲16,231
$2.95
SVC25.78
+0.5%
Milk (1 gallon) $2.96
₲16,377
$5.84
SVC51.07
+97.4%
Eggs
1 dozen
$1.66
₲9,204
$2.90
SVC25.35
+74.3%
Boneless chicken breast (1 lb) $1.40
₲7,758
$2.87
SVC25.15
+105.2%
Apples (1 lb) $0.82
₲4,538
$1.99
SVC17.38
+142.4%
Bananas (1 lb) $0.29
₲1,582
$0.69
SVC6.02
+140.8%
Oranges (1 lb) $0.41
₲2,258
$1.50
SVC13.12
+267.7%
Tomatoes (1 lb) $0.71
₲3,907
$0.85
SVC7.48
+21.2%
Potatoes (1 lb) $0.43
₲2,365
$0.82
SVC7.19
+92.6%
Onions (1 lb) $0.45
₲2,485
$0.88
SVC7.70
+96.0%
Average +114.2%

Asuncion vs. San Salvador - Cost of groceries
drive_eta

pay 19.3% more for transportation

  Asuncion help_outline San Salvador help_outline  
Gasoline (1 gallon) $3.58
₲19,801
$3.50
SVC30.59
-2.2%
Monthly public transit pass $31.81
₲176,177
$21.74
SVC190.22
-31.7%
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $14,682.14
₲81,312,626
$18,250.00
SVC159,692.66
+24.3%
Taxi trip in downtown area (5 miles) $15.53
₲86,014
$29.00
SVC253.76
+86.7%
Average +19.3%

Asuncion vs. San Salvador - Cost of transportation
home

pay 60.5% more for housing

  Asuncion help_outline San Salvador help_outline  
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$30.57
₲169,312
$52.35
SVC458.10
+71.2%
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $285.29
₲1,579,994
$411.11
SVC3,597.34
+44.1%
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $191.17
₲1,058,758
$388.89
SVC3,402.89
+103.4%
Utilities for two (700 sq ft apartment)
including electric, gas, water, heating
$37.45
₲207,379
$46.08
SVC403.22
+23.1%
Average +60.5%

Asuncion vs. San Salvador - Cost of housing
child_care

pay 36.6% more for childcare

  Asuncion help_outline San Salvador help_outline  
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $165.61
₲917,167
$192.00
SVC1,680.05
+15.9%
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $3,402.04
₲18,841,190
$5,355.56
SVC46,862.63
+57.4%
Average +36.6%

Asuncion vs. San Salvador - Cost of childcare
gamepad

pay 46.5% more for entertainment and sports

  Asuncion help_outline San Salvador help_outline  
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $0.92
₲5,082
$1.15
SVC10.06
+25.3%
Cappuccino in mid-range area $1.85
₲10,245
$2.41
SVC21.06
+30.1%
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$1.57
₲8,682
$4.00
SVC35.00
+155.2%
Monthly membership at local gym $26.86
₲148,756
$36.19
SVC316.68
+34.7%
Movie ticket to theater/cinema $5.74
₲31,763
$5.00
SVC43.75
-12.8%
Average +46.5%

Asuncion vs. San Salvador - Cost of entertainment and sports
store

pay 14.9% more for clothing

  Asuncion help_outline San Salvador help_outline  
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$44.94
₲248,890
$54.47
SVC476.66
+21.2%
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$44.35
₲245,632
$40.25
SVC352.20
-9.2%
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$76.34
₲422,797
$77.70
SVC679.90
+1.8%
Men's business shoes (leather) $57.73
₲319,745
$84.21
SVC736.87
+45.9%
Average +14.9%

Asuncion vs. San Salvador - Cost of clothing
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