Cost of Living in Laos

Summary:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 3.22 $ 1.66-5.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 24.07 $ 20.00-50.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 5.00 $ 5.00-5.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 1.20 $ 1.00-2.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.00 $ 1.50-4.00
Cappuccino (regular) 2.50 $ 1.45-3.90
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.12 $ 0.64-1.50
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.67 $ 0.35-1.29
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 9.70 $ 5.68-13.13
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.61 $ 1.00-2.00
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.72 $ 0.45-1.00
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.99 $ 1.20-4.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 9.36 $ 5.39-13.61
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 1.66 $ 1.13-2.47
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.77 $ 2.00-8.16
Apples (1 lb) 2.19 $ 0.91-2.27
Banana (1 lb) 0.77 $ 0.32-1.36
Oranges (1 lb) 1.21 $ 0.91-1.57
Tomato (1 lb) 1.40 $ 0.45-2.25
Potato (1 lb) 0.96 $ 0.59-1.57
Onion (1 lb) 0.87 $ 0.45-1.57
Lettuce (1 head) 1.82 $ 0.50-2.97
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.57 $ 0.40-0.80
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.50 $ 9.17-24.77
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.08 $ 0.90-1.20
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.92 $ 1.50-2.50
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 2.15 $ 1.60-3.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.68 $ 0.60-0.79
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 5.94 $
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $ 2.00-4.95
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.22 $ 2.39-6.44
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 7.50 $ 5.00-10.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.03 $ 3.67-4.54
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 47,224.16 $ 35,000.00-59,448.31
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 34,862.08 $ 35,000.00-44,586.23
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 96.00 $ 67.52-200.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.15 $ 0.05-0.26
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 102.02 $ 32.36-297.24
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 38.16 $ 14.86-50.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.66 $ 10.00-29.72
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 5.00 $ 4.95-7.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 100.00 $
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 4,660.54 $ 1,981.61-7,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 93.14 $ 19.82-166.45
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 50.63 $ 34.68-66.58
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 124.25 $ 99.87-148.62
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 44.78 $ 39.63-49.94
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 590.43 $ 495.40-800.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 267.68 $ 194.17-500.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,077.24 $ 900.00-1,500.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 696.42 $ 495.40-1,083.13
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 216.34 $ 138.07-325.16
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 24.63 $ 9.29-46.02
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 312.04 $
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: June 2022
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