Cost of Living in Laos

Summary:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 2.50 $ 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 $ 4.24-5.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 1.13 $ 1.00-1.50
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.50 $ 1.50-4.00
Cappuccino (regular) 2.35 $ 1.45-3.90
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.07 $ 0.60-1.50
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.59 $ 0.34-1.29
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 11.09 $ 5.68-13.13
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.56 $ 0.72-2.00
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.86 $ 0.45-1.00
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.58 $ 1.20-3.60
Local Cheese (1 lb) 9.50 $ 5.39-13.61
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 1.94 $ 1.13-2.47
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.19 $ 2.00-8.16
Apples (1 lb) 2.19 $ 2.02-2.27
Banana (1 lb) 0.88 $ 0.32-1.36
Oranges (1 lb) 1.31 $ 0.91-1.57
Tomato (1 lb) 1.72 $ 0.45-2.25
Potato (1 lb) 0.97 $ 0.59-1.57
Onion (1 lb) 0.86 $ 0.45-1.57
Lettuce (1 head) 1.74 $ 0.50-2.97
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.53 $ 0.34-0.80
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 13.00 $ 9.17-24.77
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.02 $ 0.86-1.20
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.95 $ 1.50-2.50
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 2.00 $ 1.60-2.48
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) 2.39 $ 1.87-3.22
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 5.00 $
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.03 $ 3.67-4.31
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 59,448.31 $
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 34,793.12 $ 25,000.00-44,586.23
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 95.00 $ 67.52-200.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.09 $ 0.02-0.22
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 34.22 $ 14.86-50.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 22.99 $ 16.25-29.72
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 ?
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 4,490.81 $ 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 560.49 $ 495.40-625.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 278.18 $ 198.16-400.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 975.00 $ 900.00-1,486.21
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 619.08 $ 495.40-1,083.13
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 231.62 $ 138.07-325.16
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 27.66 $ 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: July 2022
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