Cost of Living in Laos

Summary of cost of living in Laos:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 1.99 $ 1.70-3.39
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 20.00 $ 13.28-50.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 3.98 $ 3.50-5.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 1.33 $ 1.00-1.75
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.47 $ 1.99-4.00
Cappuccino (regular) 1.79 $ 1.16-3.90
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 0.93 $ 0.60-1.30
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.52 $ 0.50-0.58
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 7.18 $ 5.68-8.78
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.95 $ 0.68-2.00
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.66 $ 0.39-1.00
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.86 $ 1.16-2.40
Local Cheese (1 lb) 8.49 $ 6.14-11.34
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.72 $ 1.20-4.54
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 2.45 $ 2.00-3.07
Apples (1 lb) 0.99 $ 0.88-1.18
Banana (1 lb) 0.63 $ 0.32-1.00
Oranges (1 lb) 1.01 $ 0.68-1.36
Tomato (1 lb) 1.25 $ 0.50-2.00
Potato (1 lb) 0.56 $ 0.45-0.67
Onion (1 lb) 0.48 $ 0.45-0.55
Lettuce (1 head) 1.41 $ 0.82-2.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.50 $ 0.29-0.58
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 14.76 $ 10.00-30.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.09 $ 0.76-1.45
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.72 $ 0.97-2.50
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 2.00 $ 2.00-2.42
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.60 $
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 70.00 $
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.00 $ 1.41-4.84
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.54 $ 1.87-3.22
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 5.00 $
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.19 $ 4.58-7.57
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 27,000.00 $
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 35,000.00 $
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 111.14 $ 85.00-127.50
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 25.73 $ 12.00-40.19
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 15.96 $
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 50.80 $ 10.00-77.40
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 7.34 $ 5.00-9.68
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 2.99 $ 2.50-4.84
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 264.89 $ 90.00-604.67
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 10,000.00 $ 5,000.00-15,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 83.49 $ 29.02-166.45
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 66.71 $ 60.99-72.56
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 90.97 $ 50.00-100.48
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 55.33 $ 25.00-58.05
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 566.48 $ 450.00-1,450.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 793.49 $ 500.00-1,400.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,292.75 $ 900.00-4,200.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 827.74 $ 500.00-3,800.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 325.16 $
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 7.89 $ 5.10-9.29
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 560.00 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 10.25

Prices in Laos

This country had 135 entries in the past 12 months by 13 different contributors.
Last update: February 2024
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