Cost of living in Yangon, Myanmar

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 7,108 Kyat
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 4,928 Kyat
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 2,617 Kyat
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 1,832 Kyat
12 eggs, large 1,717 Kyat
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 1,015 Kyat
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 9,851 Kyat
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 3,722 Kyat
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 873 Kyat
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 1,278 Kyat
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 16,642 Kyat
2 liters of Coca-Cola 1,544 Kyat
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 831 Kyat
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 2,845,700 Kyat
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 1,053,100 Kyat
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 75,792 Kyat
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area 1,127,340 Kyat
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area 691,723 Kyat
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio 56,494 Kyat
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) 127,377 Kyat
40” flat screen TV 373,369 Kyat
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) 128,798 Kyat
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 5,679 Kyat
Hourly rate for cleaning help 3,749 Kyat
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 68,975 Kyat
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) 53,722 Kyat
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) 108,041 Kyat
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 104,497 Kyat
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new 27,173,900 Kyat
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 742 Kyat
Monthly ticket public transport 13,483 Kyat
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 6,897 Kyat
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) 2,450 Kyat
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 8,277 Kyat
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) 38,050 Kyat
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 7,039 Kyat
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 2,875 Kyat
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 2,594 Kyat
4 rolls of toilet paper 1,161 Kyat
Tube of toothpaste 1,092 Kyat
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 6,138 Kyat
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 20,853 Kyat
2 tickets to the movies 6,452 Kyat
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 26,000 Kyat
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 58,291 Kyat
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 7,769 Kyat
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 3,717 Kyat
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 1,977 Kyat
iPad Air 2, 64GB 700,000 Kyat
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 43 Kyat
1 month of gym membership in business district 89,350 Kyat
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes 2,127 Kyat
These prices are lacking data. It provides a decent estimate, but they are not yet reliable. They are based on 204 prices entered by 50 different people.
Latest price update: September 23, 2017.

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