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Reykjavik vs Asuncion
Rkv vs Asu

Average net salary (After tax)

Asuncion
Reykjavik

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Asu
Rkv
Outside city centre
Asu
Rkv

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Asu
Rkv
Outside city centre
Asu
Rkv

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Asu
Rkv
Outside city centre
Asu
Rkv

Mortgage rates

Asuncion
4.5%
Reykjavik
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Asuncion
Reykjavik

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Asu
Rkv

Mobile phone data

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

Asu
Rkv

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Asu
Rkv

Monthly pass

Regular price

Asu
Rkv

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Asuncion
Reykjavik

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Asu
Rkv
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Asuncion
Reykjavik

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Asu
Rkv
Lettuce 1 head
Asu
Rkv
Tomatoes 1kg
Asu
Rkv

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Asu
Rkv
Oranges 1 head
Asu
Rkv
Bananas 1kg
Asu
Rkv

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Asuncion
4.5%
Reykjavik
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Asuncion are 17.14% higher than in Reykjavik

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Asu
Rkv
Market 0.5L bottle
Asu
Rkv

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Asu
Rkv
Market 0.33L bottle
Asu
Rkv

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Asuncion
5
Reykjavik

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Asu
Rkv

Summer dress

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

Asu
Rkv

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Asuncion
$15.33
Reykjavik
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Asu $4,070.74/mth
Rkv $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Asu $4,070.74/mth
Rkv $4,070.74/mth