Cost of living in Yangon, Myanmar

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 8,056 Kyat
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 5,135 Kyat
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 2,563 Kyat
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 1,889 Kyat
12 eggs, large 1,616 Kyat
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 1,488 Kyat
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 9,924 Kyat
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 3,997 Kyat
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 1,272 Kyat
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 1,330 Kyat
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 14,664 Kyat
2 liters of Coca-Cola 1,684 Kyat
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 877 Kyat
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 3,003,900 Kyat
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 1,289,560 Kyat
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 72,515 Kyat
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area 1,194,520 Kyat
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area 603,314 Kyat
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio 64,122 Kyat
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) 119,071 Kyat
40” flat screen TV 372,976 Kyat
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) 112,728 Kyat
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 6,269 Kyat
Hourly rate for cleaning help 5,013 Kyat
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 75,045 Kyat
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) 49,839 Kyat
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) 102,731 Kyat
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 92,070 Kyat
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new 37,604,200 Kyat
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 795 Kyat
Monthly ticket public transport 14,562 Kyat
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 6,888 Kyat
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) 2,571 Kyat
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 18,718 Kyat
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) 44,717 Kyat
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 5,655 Kyat
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 3,170 Kyat
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 2,581 Kyat
4 rolls of toilet paper 1,251 Kyat
Tube of toothpaste 1,044 Kyat
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 6,422 Kyat
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 22,124 Kyat
2 tickets to the movies 7,333 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 57,389 Kyat
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 6,910 Kyat
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 3,661 Kyat
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 1,780 Kyat
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB 718,133 Kyat
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 105 Kyat
1 month of gym membership in business district 80,834 Kyat
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes 2,445 Kyat
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 397 prices entered by 62 different people.
Latest price update: July 16, 2018.

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