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Cost of Living in Guyana

Cost of living in Guyana is 34.67% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Guyana is 76.48% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Avg. Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 1,000.00 GY$ 1,000.00-1,200.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 6,000.00 GY$ 5,000.00-10,000.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 1,200.00 GY$ 1,200.00-1,447.76
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 300.00 GY$ 200.00-300.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 500.00 GY$ 300.00-620.47
Cappuccino (regular) 648.00 GY$ 400.00-1,000.00
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 207.96 GY$ 200.00-220.00
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 129.69 GY$ 100.00-200.00
Markets [ Edit ] Avg.
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 1,596.85 GY$ 1,404.63-1,892.71
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 353.80 GY$ 235.87-544.31
Rice (white), (1 lb) 136.08 GY$ 136.08-136.08
Eggs (12) 487.50 GY$ 400.00-600.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 850.60 GY$ 226.80-907.19
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 321.68 GY$ 154.22-544.31
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 533.55 GY$ 136.08-680.39
Apples (1 lb) 290.65 GY$ 226.80-413.64
Banana (1 lb) 151.41 GY$ 94.79-226.80
Oranges (1 lb) 153.84 GY$ 90.72-206.82
Tomato (1 lb) 192.43 GY$ 117.93-272.16
Potato (1 lb) 93.92 GY$ 72.57-117.93
Onion (1 lb) 92.55 GY$ 88.47-99.79
Lettuce (1 head) 135.69 GY$ 119.96-152.79
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 270.08 GY$ 200.00-600.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 3,500.00 GY$ 2,500.00-4,500.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 277.11 GY$ 200.00-322.64
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 400.37 GY$ 300.00-600.00
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 600.00 GY$ 400.00-620.47
Transportation [ Edit ] Avg.
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 100.00 GY$ 80.00-100.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 4,000.00 GY$ 0.00-10,341.11
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 500.00 GY$ 300.00-500.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 643.74 GY$ 482.80-804.67
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 1,654.58 GY$ 1,034.11-2,000.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 728.01 GY$ 643.52-785.92
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 4,653,499.93 GY$ 4,136,444.38-5,170,555.47
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) ?
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] Avg.
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 14,000.00 GY$ 8,500.00-18,000.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 30.51 GY$ 30.00-31.02
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 12,585.28 GY$ 9,000.00-20,000.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] Avg.
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 5,468.22 GY$ 4,500.00-7,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 2,301.17 GY$ 1,500.00-3,102.33
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 1,100.00 GY$ 1,000.00-1,500.00
Childcare [ Edit ] Avg.
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 8,000.00 GY$
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child ?
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] Avg.
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 7,868.22 GY$ 5,000.00-12,409.33
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 6,039.80 GY$ 5,000.00-7,238.78
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 14,859.96 GY$ 12,000.00-20,682.22
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 13,424.30 GY$ 8,000.00-20,000.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] Avg.
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 50,682.22 GY$ 30,000.00-70,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 31,145.78 GY$ 18,000.00-41,364.44
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 108,682.22 GY$ 65,000.00-144,775.55
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 77,159.78 GY$ 40,000.00-93,070.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] Avg.
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre ?
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 53,999.55 GY$
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] Avg.
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (Net After Tax) 55,401.85 GY$
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 12.00 7.00-18.00

Prices in Guyana

These data are based on 370 entries in the past 18 months from 33 different contributors.
Last update: February, 2017
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