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Asuncion vs Shanghai
Asu vs Sha

Average net salary (After tax)

Shanghai
Asuncion

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Sha
Asu
Outside city centre
Sha
Asu

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Sha
Asu
Outside city centre
Sha
Asu

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Sha
Asu
Outside city centre
Sha
Asu

Mortgage rates

Shanghai
4.5%
Asuncion
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

Electricity, heating, water, Garbage for a 85m2 Apartment

Shanghai
Asuncion

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Sha
Asu

Mobile phone data

One-minute local prepaid call (no plan or discount)

Sha
Asu

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Sha
Asu

Monthly pass

Regular price

Sha
Asu

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Shanghai
Asuncion

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Sha
Asu
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

Milk 1L
Sha
Asu
White bread 500g
Sha
Asu
Eggs 12
Sha
Asu
White rice 1kg
Sha
Asu

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Shanghai
Asuncion

Meat & cheese

Chicken breasts 1kg
Sha
Asu
Beef round 1kg
Sha
Asu
Local cheese 1kg
Sha
Asu

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Sha
Asu
Lettuce 1 head
Sha
Asu
Tomatoes 1kg
Sha
Asu

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Sha
Asu
Oranges 1 head
Sha
Asu
Bananas 1kg
Sha
Asu

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

Inexpensive restaurant 2 meals
Sha $4,070.74/mth
Asu $4,070.74/mth
Mid-range restaurant Three-course meal for two people
Sha $4,070.74/mth
Asu $4,070.74/mth

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Shanghai
4.5%
Asuncion
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Shanghai are 17.14% higher than in Asuncion

Drinks

Coke/Pepsi 0.33L
bottle
Sha $4,070.74/mth
Asu $4,070.74/mth
Water 0.33L
bottle
Sha $4,070.74/mth
Asu $4,070.74/mth
Cappuccino regular
Sha $4,070.74/mth
Asu $4,070.74/mth

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Sha
Asu
Market 0.5L bottle
Sha
Asu

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Sha
Asu
Market 0.33L bottle
Sha
Asu

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Shanghai
5
Asuncion

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Sha
Asu

Summer dress

From a chain store (e.g. Zara, H&M)

Sha
Asu

Shoes

1 pair Nike shoes
Sha
Asu
1 pair men's leather shoes
Sha
Asu

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Shanghai
$15.33
Asuncion
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Sha $4,070.74/mth
Asu $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Sha $4,070.74/mth
Asu $4,070.74/mth