Cost of Living in Laos

Summary of cost of living in Laos:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 40,000.00 ₭ 30,000.00-85,106.61
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 425,533.03 ₭ 200,000.00-1,063,832.56
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 74,468.28 ₭ 60,000.00-120,000.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 24,977.43 ₭ 20,000.00-35,000.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 52,684.99 ₭ 30,000.00-85,106.61
Cappuccino (regular) 33,124.16 ₭ 20,000.00-82,978.94
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 16,900.48 ₭ 12,340.46-22,686.24
Water (12 oz small bottle) 10,559.28 ₭ 10,000.00-12,000.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 140,765.08 ₭ 120,811.35-227,124.75
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 18,663.44 ₭ 10,886.23-32,658.69
Rice (white), (1 lb) 10,123.81 ₭ 7,711.08-21,276.68
Eggs (regular) (12) 38,374.49 ₭ 20,000.00-51,063.96
Local Cheese (1 lb) 246,887.47 ₭ 127,006.01-303,907.25
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 55,198.46 ₭ 25,532.01-96,509.38
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 59,932.21 ₭ 42,553.35-68,038.94
Apples (1 lb) 19,285.76 ₭ 9,979.04-20,411.68
Banana (1 lb) 13,401.82 ₭ 6,803.89-21,276.68
Oranges (1 lb) 20,504.89 ₭ 13,607.79-28,122.76
Tomato (1 lb) 22,953.91 ₭ 10,432.64-42,553.35
Potato (1 lb) 15,584.06 ₭ 9,650.94-25,401.20
Onion (1 lb) 10,188.42 ₭ 9,071.86-11,339.82
Lettuce (1 head) 23,184.43 ₭ 10,000.00-42,553.30
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 9,368.80 ₭ 6,000.00-12,000.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 240,000.00 ₭ 200,000.00-638,299.54
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 20,211.28 ₭ 15,000.00-30,000.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 25,319.16 ₭ 15,000.00-53,191.63
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 42,553.30 ₭ 35,000.00-50,000.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 12,765.99 ₭ 8,000.00-20,000.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,288,161.06 ₭ 1,086,956.52-1,489,365.59
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 42,553.30 ₭ 25,000.00-100,000.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 54,358.27 ₭ 39,720.10-80,467.22
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 100,000.00 ₭ 100,000.00-106,383.26
Gasoline (1 gallon) 106,472.28 ₭ 88,594.99-161,081.81
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 617,234,792.54 ₭ 574,469,585.07-660,000,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 632,341,397.73 ₭ 520,000,000.00-744,682,795.47
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 2,340,429.47 ₭ 1,808,515.36-2,712,773.04
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 546,881.35 ₭ 255,319.82-853,407.95
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 1,087,944.19 ₭ 212,766.51-1,600,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 170,780.41 ₭ 106,383.26-205,957.98
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 53,191.63 ₭ 45,000.00-100,000.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 5,514,187.92 ₭ 1,914,898.62-12,500,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 198,582,078.79 ₭ 106,383,256.50-319,149,769.49
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 1,553,944.66 ₭ 600,000.00-2,891,618.15
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 1,318,103.41 ₭ 1,156,647.26-1,500,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 1,612,625.97 ₭ 1,063,832.56-2,137,877.92
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 1,144,681.93 ₭ 531,916.28-1,234,045.78
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 18,079,823.34 ₭ 10,638,325.65-31,914,976.95
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 13,840,451.23 ₭ 10,638,325.65-29,787,311.82
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 27,092,238.86 ₭ 10,638,325.65-42,553,302.60
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 23,819,195.46 ₭ 15,957,488.47-80,851,274.94
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 5,317,181.32 ₭ 3,716,090.67-6,918,271.98
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 166,903.32 ₭ 105,380.15-197,664.91
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 10,186,193.55 ₭
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 10.12 10.00-10.25

Prices in Laos

This country had 227 entries in the past 12 months by 19 different contributors.
Last update: April 2024
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