Asuncion

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Life quality score

City ranking

Housing

10
22/263
Details
Large apartment$582.31
Medium apartment$463.10
Rent index [score]0.98
Small apartment$343.89

Cost of Living

9
16/261
Details
5km taxi ride$4.70
A Cappuccino$2.10
A beer$1.30
A kilogram of Apples$1.80
Bread$0.28
Inflation [score]0.94
Lunch$5.10
Monthly fitness club membership$25.00
Monthly public transport$28.00
Movie ticket$5.80
Price of a meal at a restaurant$27.09

Startups

2
238/260
Details
Average monthly increase in number of startups1
Average monthly increase in number of startups [score]0.15
Coworking spaces [score]0.10
Meetups [score]0.11
Meetups groups7
Meetups members1067
Number of startup events in the last 12 months4
Startup climate scene [score]0.27
Startup events1
Startups [score]0.27
Total number of startups6

Venture Capital

N/A
Details

Travel Connectivity

1
259/260
Details
Airport hub10
Airport hub [score]0.12

Commute

2
259/260
Details
Human city pagehttp://cities.human.co/details/Paraguay/Asunción
Traffic handling [score]0.66

Business Freedom

4
239/259
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
156/264
Details
Crime rate [score]0.47
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]0.86

Healthcare

5
221/260
Details
Healthcare expenditure [score]0.58
Healthcare quality [score]0.62
Life expectancy (years)74.01
Life expectancy [score]0.44

Education

N/A
Details

Environmental Quality

5
187/264
Details
Air quality [score]0.54
Cleanliness [score]0.22
Drinking water quality [score]0.53
Urban greenery [score]0.57

Economy

4
193/258
Details
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

9
9/260
Details
Effective company profit tax rate on payouts as dividends [score]0.70
Income tax level [score]1.00
Profit tax (% of profit)0.35
Time overhead to file company taxes378
VAT (Sales Tax)0.10

Internet Access

2
248/263
Details
Download speed (Mbps)7.28
Internet access (download) [score]0.22
Internet access (upload) [score]0.19
Upload speed (Mbps)4.29

Leisure & Culture

6
119/263
Details
Art galleries191
Art galleries [score]0.66
Cinemas179
Cinemas [score]0.77
Comedy clubs66
Comedy clubs [score]0.87
Concert venues217
Concerts [score]0.66
Historical sites166
Historical sites [score]0.64
Museums72
Museums [score]0.57
Performing art venues193
Performing arts [score]0.78
Sport venues221
Sports [score]0.95
Zoos34
Zoos [score]0.83

Tolerance

3
254/264
Details
LGBT Equality Index51.12
LGBT Equality Index [score]0.51
LGBT adoption rightsAmbiguous
LGBT age of consent✖ Unequal
LGBT blood donation regulationsN/A
LGBT conversion therapy regulationsAmbiguous
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]0.13

Outdoors

4
200/260
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 261 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)

$343$583
$463
Median rent for
apartments in city center

Daily living costs (USD)

Monthly fitness club membership$25
Movie ticket$6
Broadband internet connection$51
Monthly public transport$28
Lunch$5
-67%
compared to
San Francisco
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Estimated annual salary (in USD)

$9,267
Median salary
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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 188 of 264 Teleport Cities in a ranking for the safest cities.

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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.

The Ciudad de Asunción is an autonomous capital district not 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 more than 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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