Cost of living in Yangon, Myanmar

Summary of cost of living in Yangon

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: 3,582,588 Kyat
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: 1,800,263 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.

List of prices in Yangon
Current as of Dec 2022.

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Food Update prices
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 9,405 Kyat
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) 6,334 Kyat
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 3,710 Kyat
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 3,267 Kyat
12 eggs, large 2,565 Kyat
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 2,321 Kyat
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 7,408 Kyat
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 6,166 Kyat
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 1,069 Kyat
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 1,837 Kyat
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 20,532 Kyat
2 liters of coca-cola 1,416 Kyat
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 1,618 Kyat
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Housing Update prices
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area 1,626,240 Kyat
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area 690,870 Kyat
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 159,183 Kyat
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area 1,696,860 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 81,401 Kyat
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) 26,921 Kyat
40” flat screen tv 482,684 Kyat
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) 160,730 Kyat
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 6,627 Kyat
Hourly rate for cleaning help 7,261 Kyat
Clothes Update prices
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) 80,609 Kyat
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) 54,895 Kyat
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) 127,425 Kyat
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 58,124 Kyat
Transportation Update prices
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new 49,022,500 Kyat
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 1,723 Kyat
Monthly ticket public transport 20,221 Kyat
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 12,984 Kyat
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Personal Care Update prices
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) 2,555 Kyat
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 8,926 Kyat
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) 70,227 Kyat
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) 6,320 Kyat
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 3,002 Kyat
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 3,602 Kyat
4 rolls of toilet paper 1,954 Kyat
Tube of toothpaste 1,474 Kyat
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 6,500 Kyat
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 34,052 Kyat
2 tickets to the movies 11,264 Kyat
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 38,668 Kyat
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 54,095 Kyat
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 7,150 Kyat
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 4,573 Kyat
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 2,305 Kyat
Ipad wi-fi 128gb 683,434 Kyat
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 76 Kyat
1 month of gym membership in business district 78,139 Kyat
1 package of marlboro cigarettes 3,915 Kyat
These prices are lacking data. It provides a decent estimate, but they are not yet reliable. They are based on 64 prices entered by 13 different people.
Latest price update: December 05, 2022

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