Asuncion vs Rio de Janeiro - Cost of Living Comparison

Asuncion Rio de Janeiro
🚶 Cost of living one person
$629
$916
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1529
$2283
🏠 One person rent
$305
$422
🏘️ Family rent
$571
$725
🍽️ Food expenses
$200
$254
🚐 Transport expenses
$54.9
$152
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$350
$341
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
14 km
3 km
🎓 Higher education
38
94
😀 Quality of life
55
64
🏙️ Population
524K
6.75M

The cost of living in Asuncion is 31% less expensive than in Rio de Janeiro. Cities ranked 7416th and 5849th ($629 vs $916) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1st and 3rd in Paraguay and Brazil, respectively. Check Paraguay vs Brazil comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.6 months in Asuncion compared to 0.4 months in Rio de Janeiro. Asuncion ranked 1st best city to live in Paraguay vs Rio de Janeiro ranked 2nd in Brazil, while ranked 5894th and 4651st among best cities to live in the world.

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Asuncion Rio de Janeiro
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.52
$6.05
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$17.4
$27
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.5
$6.38
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.6
$2.08
 Cappuccino
$2.65
$2.42
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.88
$1.16
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$386
$458
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$225
$289
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$612
$746
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$482
$542
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$28.6
$80.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$44.1
$123
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$18.7
$18.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.15%
9.76%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1344
$2195
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$874
$1299
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.49
$0.89
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$23.2
$46.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$8.9
$8.8
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.15
$1.34
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.84
$1.15
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.6
$1.16
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.71
$0.97
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.85
$2.07
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.78
$9.47
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.49
$4.09
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.35
$8.52
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.86
$1.88
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.95
$1.26
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$1.11
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.49
$1.62
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.99
$1.18
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.71
$0.98
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.4
$0.37
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.56
$1.65
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.55
$9.46
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.02
$1.12
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.57
$1.94
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.36
$5.6
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.37
$2.99
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.57
$1.47
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.77
$0.79
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$27.5
$25
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.9
$6.87
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$15
$49
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.92
$9.62
👖 Brand Jeans
$43.2
$49.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$77.4
$70.5
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$151
$503
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2154
$7134

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Distance City Cost of living
13 km or 8.3 mi San Lorenzo
$547
15 km or 9.4 mi Luque
$468
112 km or 70 mi Formosa
$317
120 km or 74 mi Coronel Oviedo
$558
163 km or 101 mi Caaguazu
$435
212 km or 132 mi Concepcion
$525
270 km or 168 mi Corrientes
$658
275 km or 171 mi Resistencia
$567
287 km or 178 mi Encarnacion
$529
288 km or 179 mi Posadas
$532
304 km or 189 mi Ciudad del Este
$611
307 km or 191 mi Foz do Iguacu
$693
326 km or 203 mi Presidencia Roque Saenz Pena
$549
348 km or 216 mi Obera
$548
361 km or 224 mi Pedro Juan Caballero
$528
363 km or 226 mi Ponta Pora
$562
407 km or 253 mi Sao Borja
$563
422 km or 262 mi Cascavel
$532
424 km or 264 mi Santa Rosa
$563
447 km or 278 mi Dourados
$597
455 km or 283 mi Goya
$549
471 km or 293 mi Reconquista
$549
472 km or 293 mi Santo Angelo
$564
498 km or 310 mi Uruguaiana
$565
504 km or 313 mi Ijui
$513
508 km or 315 mi Pato Branco
$685
539 km or 335 mi Chapeco
$552
549 km or 341 mi Campo Mourao
$475
584 km or 363 mi Carazinho
$562
586 km or 364 mi Artigas
$842
593 km or 369 mi Erechim
$499
599 km or 372 mi Concordia
$595
613 km or 381 mi Maringa
$585
614 km or 382 mi Passo Fundo
$521
616 km or 383 mi Santa Maria
$479
619 km or 385 mi Campo Grande
$645
621 km or 386 mi Guarapuava
$546
648 km or 403 mi Sao Gabriel
$563
654 km or 407 mi Apucarana
$563
655 km or 407 mi Santana do Livramento
$563

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Distance City Cost of living
9.9 km or 6.2 mi Niteroi
$729
18 km or 11 mi Duque de Caxias
$557
21 km or 13 mi Sao Joao de Meriti
$673
26 km or 16 mi Belford Roxo
$1212
31 km or 19 mi Nova Iguacu
$579
45 km or 28 mi Petropolis
$583
60 km or 37 mi Teresopolis
$534
70 km or 44 mi Saquarema
$532
98 km or 61 mi Nova Friburgo
$603
102 km or 64 mi Volta Redonda
$515
108 km or 67 mi Barra Mansa
$570
112 km or 70 mi Sao Pedro da Aldeia
$546
115 km or 72 mi Angra dos Reis
$640
121 km or 75 mi Cabo Frio
$620
130 km or 81 mi Juiz de Fora
$548
135 km or 84 mi Rio das Ostras
$593
137 km or 85 mi Resende
$577
157 km or 97 mi Macae
$565
184 km or 115 mi Cruzeiro
$563
196 km or 122 mi Barbacena
$557
199 km or 123 mi Lorena
$563
200 km or 124 mi Ubatuba
$534
201 km or 125 mi Uba
$563
208 km or 129 mi Guaratingueta
$560
215 km or 134 mi Muriae
$563
226 km or 140 mi Sao Joao del-Rei
$485
231 km or 144 mi Campos dos Goytacazes
$504
232 km or 144 mi Pindamonhangaba
$577
238 km or 148 mi Itajuba
$600
240 km or 149 mi Caraguatatuba
$683
241 km or 150 mi Taubate
$592
242 km or 150 mi Vicosa
$566
245 km or 152 mi Sao Sebastiao
$563
251 km or 156 mi Tres Coracoes
$562
257 km or 160 mi Conselheiro Lafaiete
$526
258 km or 160 mi Cacapava
$562
264 km or 164 mi Lavras
$522
275 km or 171 mi Varginha
$475
277 km or 172 mi Sao Jose dos Campos
$636
279 km or 173 mi Ponte Nova
$563