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Cost of living 2018 in Myanmar

Hello everyone,

As per our annual tradition, we invite you to share your experiences and tell us more about the average prices of products and services in your town/city/area, so that we have updated information regarding cost of living and inflation in Myanmar.

Thanks to your contribution, future expats in Myanmar will be more informed and will be able to refine their budget and better prepare for their big move.

How much does it cost to rent an apartment or a house in Myanmar?

How much does it cost to buy an apartment or a house in Myanmar?

How much do you pay on average for public transportation (bus, subway, train, tram, taxi)?

How much do you pay for basic food items such as rice, bread, and pasta?

What is your monthly budget for groceries?

How much does it cost to see a doctor/dentist/physician/specialist in Myanmar?

How much do you pay for health insurance per month?

How much does childcare cost on average per month?

What is your child's schooling budget per month?

How much does it cost to fill up your car’s fuel tank?

How much do you pay for electricity/gas/water etc., per month?

How much do you pay for your internet and phone subscription?

How much do you pay for your lunch pack on weekdays?

How much do you pay for an espresso coffee?

How much do you pay for a cinema ticket?

How much does a gym membership cost in Myanmar?

Thank you for sharing your experience.

Priscilla

I have been here in Yangon, Myanmar  for two months now. Housing is the most expensive. A house ranging from $3500-6000 and apartments $2500- 4500.
Gym membership costs around  $ for 6 months  and $1200 annually.

Myanmar cost living slightly more higher than Malaysia. 

How much does it cost to rent an apartment or a house in Myanmar?
USD700

How much do you pay on average for public transportation (bus, subway, train, tram, taxi)? USD100

How much do you pay for basic food items such as rice, bread, and pasta?
USD100

What is your monthly budget for groceries? USD200

How much do you pay for health insurance per month? Company provided

How much do you pay for electricity/gas/water etc., per month?
USD20

How much do you pay for your internet and phone subscription?
Company provided

How much do you pay for your lunch pack on weekdays? USD 5

How much do you pay for an espresso coffee? USD2

How much do you pay for a cinema ticket? USD5

How much does it cost to rent an apartment or a house in Myanmar?
$600

How much does it cost to buy an apartment or a house in Myanmar?
may be heigh

How much do you pay on average for public transportation (bus, subway, train, tram, taxi)?
Company provided, now taxi charge little high due to fuel price incrase.

How much do you pay for basic food items such as rice, bread, and pasta?
$300~400(family)

What is your monthly budget for groceries?
$200

How much does it cost to see a doctor/dentist/physician/specialist in Myanmar?
As a forigner all fees and test double and some time more....
How much do you pay for health insurance per month?
Company provided
How much does childcare cost on average per month?
$100
What is your child's schooling budget per month?
$400
How much does it cost to fill up your car’s fuel tank?
Company provided
How much do you pay for electricity/gas/water etc., per month?
$40
How much do you pay for your internet and phone subscription?
$10
How much do you pay for your lunch pack on weekdays?
$4~5
How much do you pay for an espresso coffee?
$2~3
How much do you pay for a cinema ticket?
$4
How much does a gym membership cost in Myanmar?
dont know.
Thank you
Yeashir Arafat

How much does it cost to rent an apartment or a house in Myanmar?

How much does it cost to buy an apartment or a house in Myanmar?
2 bhk 300 -400 USD 3 BHK 600-1000 USD

How much do you pay on average for public transportation (bus, subway, train, tram, taxi)?
Bus 200 kyat per travel
taxi minimum 1500 for 2 km its litte bit expensive

How much do you pay for basic food items such as rice, bread, and pasta?
food is cheap if u buy directly from market rather than supermarket

What is your monthly budget for groceries?
200 USD Max
How much does it cost to see a doctor/dentist/physician/specialist in Myanmar?
50 to 100 USD
How much do you pay for health insurance per month?
20 USD
How much does childcare cost on average per month?
100 USD
What is your child's schooling budget per month?
Yearly Schooling 6000- 9000 USD
How much does it cost to fill up your car’s fuel tank?
12 USD  FOR  GALLON 20 LTRS
How much do you pay for electricity/gas/water etc., per month?
8 USD
How much do you pay for your internet and phone subscription?
20-40 USD
How much do you pay for your lunch pack on weekdays?
25-30 USD /WEEK 6 DAYS
How much do you pay for an espresso coffee?
1 USD
How much do you pay for a cinema ticket?
.50 USD
How much does a gym membership cost in Myanmar?
100 USD TO 200 USD PER MONTH Good facility and standard

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