Cost of Living in Guyana

Cost of living in Guyana is 26.40% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account).

Rent in Guyana is, on average, 81.85% lower than in United States.

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 1,431.22 GY$ 860.00-2,000.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 10,000.00 GY$ 7,500.00-10,445.97
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 1,500.00 GY$ 1,500.00-2,089.19
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 500.00 GY$ 200.00-1,044.60
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 500.00 GY$ 417.84-1,253.52
Cappuccino (regular) 1,023.41 GY$ 200.00-1,566.90
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 277.23 GY$ 200.00-626.76
Water (12 oz small bottle) 191.78 GY$ 100.00-313.38
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2,498.37 GY$ 1,438.46-4,542.50
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 263.08 GY$ 170.10-280.00
Rice (white), (1 lb) 131.65 GY$ 45.36-200.00
Eggs (regular) (12) 647.50 GY$ 400.00-1,200.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 632.64 GY$ 272.16-900.00
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 648.52 GY$ 199.58-800.00
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 520.96 GY$ 181.44-600.00
Apples (1 lb) 464.93 GY$ 272.16-700.00
Banana (1 lb) 225.56 GY$ 136.08-272.16
Oranges (1 lb) 332.98 GY$ 136.08-500.00
Tomato (1 lb) 299.74 GY$ 117.93-500.00
Potato (1 lb) 116.29 GY$ 45.36-226.80
Onion (1 lb) 115.60 GY$ 54.43-136.08
Lettuce (1 head) 500.00 GY$ 500.00-500.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 366.67 GY$ 300.00-500.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 4,000.00 GY$ 2,000.00-6,000.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 174.39 GY$ 131.58-260.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 421.67 GY$ 200.00-500.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 500.00 GY$ 300.00-500.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 100.00 GY$ 100.00-140.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 7,000.00 GY$ 4,347.83-20,000.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 450.00 GY$ 300.00-500.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 804.67 GY$ 804.67-1,609.34
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 1,750.00 GY$ 1,500.00-3,000.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 824.75 GY$ 791.15-946.35
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,600,000.00 GY$ 2,200,000.00-3,000,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 3,100,000.00 GY$ 2,500,000.00-4,000,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 15,750.00 GY$ 9,000.00-25,000.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 29.33 GY$ 20.00-34.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 11,374.88 GY$ 10,000.00-15,000.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 5,966.67 GY$ 5,000.00-8,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 3,500.00 GY$ 2,000.00-2,000.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 1,500.00 GY$ 1,300.00-2,000.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 11,805.56 GY$ 9,166.67-15,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 206,428.57 GY$ 150,000.00-360,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 7,375.00 GY$ 5,000.00-10,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 9,642.86 GY$ 7,000.00-10,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 14,875.00 GY$ 10,000.00-23,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 13,125.00 GY$ 8,000.00-21,000.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 46,875.00 GY$ 40,000.00-70,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 31,875.00 GY$ 25,000.00-40,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 96,250.00 GY$ 80,000.00-150,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 64,375.00 GY$ 60,000.00-100,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 63,549.81 GY$ 19,999.83-97,528.43
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 14,999.88 GY$
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 69,975.50 GY$
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 7.33 5.00-9.00

Prices in Guyana

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Last update: November 2020
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