Cost of Living in Laos

Summary of cost of living in Laos:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 40,000.00 ₭ 30,000.00-87,741.05
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 438,705.27 ₭ 200,000.00-1,096,763.17
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 76,773.42 ₭ 60,000.00-120,000.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 25,399.85 ₭ 20,000.00-35,000.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 54,391.50 ₭ 30,000.00-87,741.05
Cappuccino (regular) 33,624.14 ₭ 20,000.00-85,547.53
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 17,158.86 ₭ 12,722.45-23,454.28
Water (12 oz small bottle) 10,700.41 ₭ 10,000.00-12,000.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 141,627.68 ₭ 124,551.03-227,124.75
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 19,016.51 ₭ 10,886.23-32,658.69
Rice (white), (1 lb) 10,198.50 ₭ 7,711.08-21,935.29
Eggs (regular) (12) 38,670.87 ₭ 20,000.00-52,644.63
Local Cheese (1 lb) 235,911.58 ₭ 127,006.01-303,907.25
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 55,945.31 ₭ 26,322.35-99,496.80
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 60,430.11 ₭ 43,870.58-68,038.94
Apples (1 lb) 17,971.26 ₭ 9,979.04-20,411.68
Banana (1 lb) 13,641.15 ₭ 6,803.89-21,935.29
Oranges (1 lb) 20,781.57 ₭ 13,607.79-28,122.76
Tomato (1 lb) 23,392.99 ₭ 10,432.64-43,870.58
Potato (1 lb) 15,694.37 ₭ 9,949.68-25,401.20
Onion (1 lb) 10,386.79 ₭ 9,071.86-11,339.82
Lettuce (1 head) 28,035.73 ₭ 10,000.00-43,870.53
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 9,473.08 ₭ 6,000.00-12,000.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 240,000.00 ₭ 200,000.00-658,057.90
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 20,393.23 ₭ 15,000.00-30,000.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 25,483.82 ₭ 15,000.00-54,838.16
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 43,870.53 ₭ 35,096.42-50,000.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 13,161.16 ₭ 12,813.00-20,000.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,290,903.26 ₭ 1,086,956.52-1,535,468.44
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 43,870.53 ₭ 25,000.00-100,000.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 55,776.20 ₭ 40,233.61-80,467.22
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 100,000.00 ₭ 100,000.00-109,676.32
Gasoline (1 gallon) 107,220.22 ₭ 91,337.42-166,068.04
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 639,146,250.00 ₭ 618,292,500.00-660,000,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 640,482,239.62 ₭ 633,712,500.00-767,734,218.86
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 1,850,209.22 ₭ 1,206,439.49-2,500,000.00
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 564,798.10 ₭ 263,223.16-882,789.56
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 240,000.00 ₭ 150,000.00-330,000.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 1,281,665.79 ₭ 219,352.63-1,829,900.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 194,111.12 ₭ 170,000.00-200,000.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 54,354.08 ₭ 45,000.00-100,000.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 6,737,558.78 ₭ 2,193,526.34-12,500,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 203,375,177.10 ₭ 109,676,316.98-329,028,950.94
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 1,924,208.16 ₭ 600,000.00-2,991,184.98
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 1,387,610.57 ₭ 1,196,473.99-1,500,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 1,629,763.82 ₭ 1,096,763.17-2,204,055.27
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 1,154,311.32 ₭ 548,381.58-1,272,245.28
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 18,507,921.21 ₭ 10,967,631.70-32,902,895.09
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 14,145,059.32 ₭ 10,967,631.70-30,709,368.75
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 27,569,732.63 ₭ 10,967,631.70-43,870,526.79
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 24,370,783.09 ₭ 16,451,447.55-83,354,000.90
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 5,392,058.99 ₭ 3,716,090.67-7,132,424.92
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 172,171.64 ₭ 108,947.79-203,783.57
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 11,756,887.83 ₭
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 10.12 10.00-10.25

Prices in Laos

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Last update: May 2024
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