Cost of Living in Paramaribo

Summary of cost of living in Paramaribo, Suriname:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 6.74 $ 3.10-10.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 56.30 $ 40.00-400.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.34 $ 6.00-9.16
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 1.60 $ 1.31-3.19
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.00 $ 1.31-4.27
Cappuccino (regular) 1.89 $ 1.50-3.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.03 $ 0.85-2.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.58 $ 0.40-1.00
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.02 $ 3.79-8.71
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.11 $ 0.75-1.81
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.58 $ 0.40-0.91
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.89 $ 1.69-3.96
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.94 $ 2.27-10.33
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 1.89 $ 0.90-4.54
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.41 $ 2.49-6.80
Apples (1 lb) 2.27 $ 1.59-2.72
Banana (1 lb) 0.93 $ 0.45-1.81
Oranges (1 lb) 1.07 $ 0.68-2.27
Tomato (1 lb) 2.54 $ 0.68-4.54
Potato (1 lb) 0.50 $ 0.14-0.68
Onion (1 lb) 0.61 $ 0.34-1.26
Lettuce (1 head) 2.64 $ 1.00-4.50
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.37 $ 0.80-2.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 10.00 $ 5.00-10.68
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.23 $ 1.25-3.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.82 $ 1.30-5.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 5.64 $ 3.75-10.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.44 $ 0.40-1.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 90.00 $
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.17 $ 1.35-3.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.83 $
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 12.50 $ 10.00-15.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.11 $ 3.29-4.92
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 $ 25,000.00-25,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 $ 25,000.00-25,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 62.31 $ 50.00-80.00
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 25.00 $ 25.00-25.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 33.45 $ 20.03-60.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 13.11 $ 8.54-15.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 20.00 $
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 4.63 $ 4.03-5.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 44.54 $ 25.00-64.08
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 420.77 $ 341.54-500.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 29.12 $ 10.00-65.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 28.05 $ 10.68-50.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 75.52 $ 40.05-150.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 140.56 $ 50.00-200.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 509.69 $ 300.00-1,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 205.14 $ 113.85-275.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,620.40 $ 700.00-2,500.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 530.88 $ 400.00-2,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 17.34 $ 10.22-27.87
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 16.26 $ 9.29-23.23
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 249.84 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 16.50 14.29-18.00

Prices in Paramaribo

This city had 199 entries in the past 12 months by 14 different contributors.
Last update: March 2024
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