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Rio De Janeiro vs Asuncion
Rio vs Asu

Average net salary (After tax)

Asuncion
Rio de Janeiro

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Asu
Rio
Outside city centre
Asu
Rio

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Asu
Rio
Outside city centre
Asu
Rio

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Asu
Rio
Outside city centre
Asu
Rio

Mortgage rates

Asuncion
4.5%
Rio de Janeiro
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Asuncion
Rio de Janeiro

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Asu
Rio

Mobile phone data

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

Asu
Rio

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Asu
Rio

Monthly pass

Regular price

Asu
Rio

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Asuncion
Rio de Janeiro

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Asu
Rio
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Asuncion
Rio de Janeiro

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Asu
Rio
Lettuce 1 head
Asu
Rio
Tomatoes 1kg
Asu
Rio

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Asu
Rio
Oranges 1 head
Asu
Rio
Bananas 1kg
Asu
Rio

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Asuncion
4.5%
Rio de Janeiro
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Asuncion are 17.14% higher than in Rio de Janeiro

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Asu
Rio
Market 0.5L bottle
Asu
Rio

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Asu
Rio
Market 0.33L bottle
Asu
Rio

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Asuncion
5
Rio de Janeiro

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Asu
Rio

Summer dress

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

Asu
Rio

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Asuncion
$15.33
Rio de Janeiro
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Asu $4,070.74/mth
Rio $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Asu $4,070.74/mth
Rio $4,070.74/mth