Cost of living in Yangon, Myanmar

Summary of cost of living in Yangon

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: 3,540,712 Kyat
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: 1,978,417 Kyat
  • WARNING!  These estimates are currently based on just a small amount of data. They provide a decent starting assumption, but they are not yet completely reliable.
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List of prices in Yangon, Myanmar. Current as of Feb 2021.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 8,715 Kyat
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) 5,023 Kyat
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 3,084 Kyat
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 2,351 Kyat
12 eggs, large 2,083 Kyat
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 1,348 Kyat
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 5,697 Kyat
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 2,491 Kyat
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 1,152 Kyat
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 1,629 Kyat
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 17,861 Kyat
2 liters of coca-cola 1,230 Kyat
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 2,413 Kyat
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area 1,935,810 Kyat
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area 841,061 Kyat
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 105,345 Kyat
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area 1,591,090 Kyat
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area 698,199 Kyat
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio 98,886 Kyat
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) 36,322 Kyat
40” flat screen tv 434,169 Kyat
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) 154,239 Kyat
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 7,035 Kyat
Hourly rate for cleaning help 4,554 Kyat
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) 78,295 Kyat
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) 48,015 Kyat
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) 121,846 Kyat
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 69,424 Kyat
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new 46,557,600 Kyat
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 832 Kyat
Monthly ticket public transport 20,733 Kyat
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 14,689 Kyat
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) 2,709 Kyat
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 8,926 Kyat
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) 43,583 Kyat
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) 6,350 Kyat
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 2,903 Kyat
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 3,390 Kyat
4 rolls of toilet paper 1,913 Kyat
Tube of toothpaste 1,355 Kyat
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 6,050 Kyat
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 28,798 Kyat
2 tickets to the movies 11,212 Kyat
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 43,875 Kyat
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 52,845 Kyat
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 9,633 Kyat
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 4,357 Kyat
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 2,413 Kyat
Ipad wi-fi 128gb 709,157 Kyat
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 49 Kyat
1 month of gym membership in business district 104,219 Kyat
1 package of marlboro cigarettes 3,287 Kyat
These prices are lacking data. It provides a decent estimate, but they are not yet reliable. They are based on 168 prices entered by 17 different people.
Latest price update: February 24, 2021

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