Cost of living in Yangon, Myanmar

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 8,190 Kyat
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 5,244 Kyat
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 2,791 Kyat
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 1,875 Kyat
12 eggs, large 1,760 Kyat
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 1,494 Kyat
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 9,075 Kyat
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 4,059 Kyat
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 1,219 Kyat
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 1,412 Kyat
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 16,270 Kyat
2 liters of Coca-Cola 1,758 Kyat
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 866 Kyat
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 3,277,120 Kyat
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 1,404,650 Kyat
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 102,956 Kyat
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area 1,307,210 Kyat
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area 718,718 Kyat
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio 64,122 Kyat
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) 93,596 Kyat
40” flat screen TV 378,865 Kyat
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) 112,728 Kyat
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 6,295 Kyat
Hourly rate for cleaning help 5,010 Kyat
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 78,349 Kyat
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) 52,147 Kyat
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) 108,894 Kyat
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 93,938 Kyat
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new 38,406,200 Kyat
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 815 Kyat
Monthly ticket public transport 19,135 Kyat
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 7,600 Kyat
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) 2,596 Kyat
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 8,685 Kyat
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) 44,717 Kyat
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 5,637 Kyat
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 3,075 Kyat
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 2,581 Kyat
4 rolls of toilet paper 1,230 Kyat
Tube of toothpaste 1,109 Kyat
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 7,303 Kyat
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 21,099 Kyat
2 tickets to the movies 6,961 Kyat
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 42,210 Kyat
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 55,151 Kyat
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 9,481 Kyat
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 4,023 Kyat
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 1,763 Kyat
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB 718,133 Kyat
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 121 Kyat
1 month of gym membership in business district 80,063 Kyat
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes 2,458 Kyat
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 405 prices entered by 65 different people.
Latest price update: September 25, 2018.

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