Cost of Living in Laos

Summary of cost of living in Laos:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 40,000.00 ₭ 30,000.00-85,802.75
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 429,013.74 ₭ 200,000.00-1,072,534.34
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 75,077.40 ₭ 60,000.00-120,000.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 25,253.75 ₭ 20,000.00-35,000.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 53,480.28 ₭ 30,000.00-85,802.75
Cappuccino (regular) 33,322.82 ₭ 20,000.00-83,657.68
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 17,011.53 ₭ 12,441.40-23,188.63
Water (12 oz small bottle) 10,596.58 ₭ 10,000.00-12,000.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 141,011.35 ₭ 121,799.55-227,124.75
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 18,756.74 ₭ 10,886.23-32,658.69
Rice (white), (1 lb) 10,143.55 ₭ 7,711.08-21,450.71
Eggs (regular) (12) 38,452.81 ₭ 20,000.00-51,481.65
Local Cheese (1 lb) 233,568.68 ₭ 127,006.01-303,907.25
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 55,395.81 ₭ 25,740.85-97,298.79
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 60,063.78 ₭ 42,901.42-68,038.94
Apples (1 lb) 17,861.36 ₭ 9,979.04-20,411.68
Banana (1 lb) 13,465.06 ₭ 6,803.89-21,450.71
Oranges (1 lb) 20,578.00 ₭ 13,607.79-28,122.76
Tomato (1 lb) 23,069.94 ₭ 10,432.64-42,901.42
Potato (1 lb) 15,613.21 ₭ 9,729.88-25,401.20
Onion (1 lb) 10,240.84 ₭ 9,071.86-11,339.82
Lettuce (1 head) 27,712.68 ₭ 10,000.00-42,901.37
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 9,396.36 ₭ 6,000.00-12,000.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 240,000.00 ₭ 200,000.00-643,520.60
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 20,259.36 ₭ 15,000.00-30,000.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 25,362.67 ₭ 15,000.00-53,626.72
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 42,901.37 ₭ 35,000.00-50,000.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 12,870.41 ₭ 12,813.00-20,000.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,290,903.26 ₭ 1,086,956.52-1,501,548.07
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 42,901.37 ₭ 25,000.00-100,000.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 54,638.35 ₭ 40,044.99-80,467.22
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 100,000.00 ₭ 100,000.00-107,253.43
Gasoline (1 gallon) 106,669.92 ₭ 89,319.67-162,399.40
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) 634,828,845.80 ₭ 633,712,500.00-750,774,037.40
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 1,833,249.04 ₭ 1,179,787.77-2,500,000.00
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 552,109.52 ₭ 257,408.24-862,653.15
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 1,275,608.58 ₭ 214,506.87-1,829,900.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 192,547.55 ₭ 170,000.00-200,000.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 53,748.36 ₭ 45,000.00-100,000.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 6,721,406.23 ₭ 2,145,068.68-12,500,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 199,983,140.81 ₭ 107,253,433.91-321,760,301.75
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 1,891,493.33 ₭ 600,000.00-2,919,692.22
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 1,377,759.13 ₭ 1,167,876.89-1,500,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 1,617,591.25 ₭ 1,072,534.34-2,155,365.01
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 1,147,284.96 ₭ 536,267.17-1,244,139.83
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 18,192,946.41 ₭ 10,725,343.39-32,176,030.17
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 13,920,942.64 ₭ 10,725,343.39-30,030,961.50
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 27,218,414.58 ₭ 10,725,343.39-42,901,373.57
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 23,964,950.18 ₭ 16,088,015.09-81,512,609.78
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 5,339,537.68 ₭ 3,716,090.67-6,974,860.99
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 168,759.10 ₭ 107,713.81-199,281.74
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 11,533,982.59 ₭
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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