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Cost of Living in Guyana

Cost of living in Guyana is 35.03% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Guyana is 77.86% 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$ 1,200.00-1,461.15
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 300.00 GY$ 200.00-300.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 500.00 GY$ 300.00-626.21
Cappuccino (regular) 648.00 GY$ 400.00-1,000.00
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 208.43 GY$ 200.00-220.00
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 129.95 GY$ 100.00-200.00
Markets [ Edit ] Avg.
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 1,600.75 GY$ 1,428.03-1,892.71
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) 857.98 GY$ 226.80-907.19
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 324.01 GY$ 154.22-544.31
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 535.89 GY$ 136.08-680.39
Apples (1 lb) 293.21 GY$ 226.80-417.47
Banana (1 lb) 151.72 GY$ 96.37-226.80
Oranges (1 lb) 154.90 GY$ 90.72-208.74
Tomato (1 lb) 192.79 GY$ 117.93-272.16
Potato (1 lb) 94.14 GY$ 72.57-117.93
Onion (1 lb) 93.02 GY$ 89.95-99.79
Lettuce (1 head) 136.60 GY$ 120.00-155.34
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 271.03 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) 277.60 GY$ 200.00-325.63
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 401.38 GY$ 300.00-600.00
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 600.00 GY$ 400.00-626.21
Transportation [ Edit ] Avg.
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 100.00 GY$ 80.00-100.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 4,000.00 GY$ 0.00-10,436.75
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) 1,669.88 GY$ 1,043.68-2,000.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 732.26 GY$ 643.52-793.19
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 4,696,537.50 GY$ 4,174,700.00-5,218,375.00
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,500,000.00 GY$
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) 30.52 GY$ 30.00-31.31
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 12,609.19 GY$ 9,000.00-20,000.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] Avg.
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 5,656.12 GY$ 4,500.00-7,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 2,315.51 GY$ 1,500.00-3,131.03
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) 8,239.46 GY$ 5,000.00-12,500.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 6,261.14 GY$ 5,000.00-12,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 15,914.16 GY$ 12,000.00-27,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 12,739.76 GY$ 8,000.00-20,000.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] Avg.
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 48,048.20 GY$ 30,000.00-70,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 30,249.00 GY$ 18,000.00-41,747.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 103,227.92 GY$ 65,000.00-146,114.50
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 72,070.79 GY$ 40,000.00-93,930.75
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 Net Salary (After Tax) 56,673.50 GY$
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 10.75 7.00-18.00

Prices in Guyana

These data are based on 386 entries in the past 18 months from 34 different contributors.
Last update: March, 2017
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