Asuncion

Life quality score

City ranking

Housing

9
25/265
Details
Large apartment$710.00
Medium apartment$540.00
Rent index [score]0.97
Small apartment$380.00

Cost of Living

9
19/245
Details
5km taxi ride$5.70
A Cappuccino$2.50
A beer$1.40
A kilogram of Apples$1.70
Bread$0.27
Inflation [score]0.94
Lunch$3.90
Monthly fitness club membership$27.00
Monthly public transport$27.00
Movie ticket$6.00
Price of a meal at a restaurant$26.54

Startups

2
240/264
Details
Average monthly increase in number of startups1
Average monthly increase in number of startups [score]0.20
Coworking spaces [score]0.10
Meetups [score]0.12
Meetups groups8
Meetups members1584
Number of startup events in the last 12 months17
Startup climate scene [score]0.33
Startup events2
Startup events [score]0.16
Startups [score]0.24
Total number of startups6

Venture Capital

N/A
Details

Travel Connectivity

1
263/265
Details
Airport hub10
Airport hub [score]0.13

Commute

4
170/255
Details
Human city pagehttp://cities.human.co/details/Paraguay/Asunción
Traffic handling [score]0.49

Business Freedom

4
243/263
Details
Business freedom62.60
Business freedom [score]0.41
Freedom from corruption24.00
Freedom from corruption [score]0.10
Lack of labor restrictions30.40
Lack of labor restrictions [score]0.10
Time to open a business35.00
Time to open a business [score]0.60

Safety

7
172/265
Details
Crime rate [score]0.44
Gun-related deaths per 100,000 residents per year8
Guns per 100 residents17
Lack of gun related deaths [score]0.79
Lack of guns [score]0.92
Lack of guns and gun-related deaths [score]0.85

Healthcare

5
222/264
Details
Healthcare expenditure [score]0.39
Healthcare quality [score]0.64
Life expectancy (years)74.01
Life expectancy [score]0.44

Education

N/A
Details

Environmental Quality

4
211/265
Details
Air quality [score]0.50
Cleanliness [score]0.23
Drinking water quality [score]0.42
Urban greenery [score]0.50

Economy

4
197/262
Details
Currency exchange rate per US dollar for urban area5567.37
Currency for urban areaPYG
GDP growth rate0.04
GDP growth rate [score]0.67
GDP per capita$8448.58
GDP per capita [score]0.15

Taxation

8
11/265
Details
Effective company profit tax rate on payouts as dividends [score]0.70
Income tax level [score]0.98
Profit tax (% of profit)0.35
Time overhead to file company taxes378
VAT (Sales Tax)0.10

Internet Access

2
250/265
Details
Download speed (Mbps)7.27
Internet access (download) [score]0.22
Internet access (upload) [score]0.19
Upload speed (Mbps)4.26

Leisure & Culture

6
120/264
Details
Art galleries193
Art galleries [score]0.65
Cinemas181
Cinemas [score]0.77
Comedy clubs67
Comedy clubs [score]0.87
Concert venues277
Concerts [score]0.67
Historical sites165
Historical sites [score]0.63
Museums72
Museums [score]0.57
Performing art venues197
Performing arts [score]0.78
Sport venues226
Sports [score]0.97
Zoos34
Zoos [score]0.85

Tolerance

7
138/265
Details
LGBT Equality Index58.02
LGBT Equality Index [score]0.58
LGBT adoption rightsAmbiguous
LGBT age of consent✖ Unequal
LGBT blood donation regulations✔ Legal
LGBT conversion therapy regulations✖ Not banned
LGBT discrimination legality✖ No protections
LGBT employment discrimination legality✖ No protections
LGBT gender changing rights✔ Legal, surgery not required
LGBT homosexuality rights✔ Legal
LGBT housing discrimination legality✖ No protections
LGBT marriage rights✖ Unrecognized
Tolerance towards minorities [score]0.82

Outdoors

4
205/265
Details
Elevation (hills or mountains) [score]0.15
Median peak in meters197.00
Seaside waterbody1.00
Urban area elevation (meters)128.00
Water access [score]0.55
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Costs of living

Costs of living in Asunción are in the least expensive 10 percent of all 245 Teleport cities. Average living expenses are significantly lower compared to other cities, especially in the housing market. Moving to Asunción will very likely decrease your daily costs of living. Sign up for free to get access to our cost of living index and use our international  cost of living calculator to do cost comparison by city.

Housing costs (USD)

$380$700
$540
Median rent for
apartments in city center

Daily living costs (USD)

Monthly fitness club membership$27
Movie ticket$6
Broadband internet connection$51
Monthly public transport$27
Lunch$4
-66%
compared to
San Francisco
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Estimated annual salary (in USD)

$9,050
Median salary
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Taxation

Personal taxation

Effective income tax rate

4%
For annual salary of $40000
7%
For annual salary of $80000

Value added tax (VAT)

10%
Standard tax rate. Different rates might apply for certain product categories.

Compared to other cities

7/265

Corporate taxation

Compared to other cities

71/262
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Safety

Gun crimes & Ownership

17
Guns per 100 people
7.76
Gun deaths per 100k people / year
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Overall crime rate city ranking

The overall crime rate puts Asuncion in position 198 of 265 Teleport Cities in a ranking for the safest cities.

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People in Asuncion

Population of Asuncion

2,319,500
3,113 /km²
33/264
Density (people per unit of area)
12%
Growth in 2015-2020
Asuncion

Demographics of Paraguay

Median age
28
Elderly people
7%
Life expectancy at birth
77
GDP per capita (in USD)
$8,449
240/262
Unemployment
6%
140/263

Languages

Common spoken languages
Spanish

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33.33%
Project Manager
33.33%
Teacher
33.33%
Other
0.00%

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LGBT rights in Asuncion

Discrimination

No Protections

Marriage

Unrecognized

Adoption

Ambiguous

Climate

Average day length (hours)

12.5

Climate type

Humid Subtropical

Average daily maximum temperature

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On living in Asuncion

Nuestra Señora Santa María de la Asunción (Spanish pronunciation: [asunˈsjon], Guarani: Paraguay, IPA: [paɾaˈɣwaɨ] ) is the capital and largest city of Paraguay.

Ciudad de Asunción is an autonomous capital district, not a part of any department. The metropolitan area, called Gran Asunción, includes the cities of San Lorenzo, Fernando de la Mora, Lambaré, Luque, Mariano Roque Alonso, Ñemby, San Antonio, Limpio, Capiatá and Villa Elisa, which are part of the Central Department. The Asunción metropolitan area has around 2 million inhabitants. The Municipality of Asunción is listed on the Asunción Stock Exchange, as BVPASA: MUA, a unique feature of any city.

It is the home of the national government, principal port, and the chief industrial and cultural center of the country.

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Good Country Index

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Overall ranking

Paraguay
104th from a total of 163 countries

World Order

31st

Refugees hosted

Refugees generated

Charity giving

Birth rate

UN Treaties signed

International Peace & Security

39th

Dues in arrears to UN peace keeping budgets

International violent conflict

Peacekeeping troops

Arms exports

Internet security (2014)

Planet & Climate

117th

Ecological footprint

Reforestation since 1992

Hazardous pesticides exports

CO2 emissions

Ozone

Prosperity & Equality

163rd

Development assistance

FDI outflows

Fairtrade market size

UN volunteers abroad

Open trading

Culture

105th

Freedom of movement

Press freedom

Creative services exports

UNESCO dues in arrears as % of contribution

Creative goods exports

Science & Technology

159th

Nobel prizes

Patents

Journal exports

International publications

International Students

Health & Wellbeing

43rd

Pharmaceutical exports

Voluntary excess donations to the WHO

Food aid

Humanitarian aid donations

International Health Regulations Compliance

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