Cost of Living in Laos

Summary:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 3.44 $ 1.66-5.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 20.83 $ 16.00-50.00
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) 2.41 $ 1.45-3.90
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.10 $ 0.70-1.50
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.69 $ 0.43-1.29
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 9.87 $ 7.27-13.13
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.77 $ 1.36-2.00
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.72 $ 0.45-0.91
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.88 $ 1.20-4.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 13.91 $ 5.39-19.04
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 1.80 $ 1.13-2.47
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.77 $ 2.27-8.16
Apples (1 lb) 2.19 $ 0.91-2.27
Banana (1 lb) 0.86 $ 0.32-1.36
Oranges (1 lb) 1.28 $ 0.91-1.57
Tomato (1 lb) 1.20 $ 0.45-2.25
Potato (1 lb) 1.05 $ 0.59-1.57
Onion (1 lb) 1.01 $ 0.45-1.57
Lettuce (1 head) 1.82 $ 0.50-2.97
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.60 $ 0.40-0.80
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $ 9.17-15.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.08 $ 1.00-1.20
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.01 $ 1.50-3.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 2.48 $ 1.60-4.50
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.70 $ 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) 10.00 $
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.03 $ 3.67-4.31
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) 100.81 $ 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) 20.23 $ 14.71-16.25
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 216.77 $ 100.00-300.32
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 5,501.58 $ 5,000.00-7,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 102.15 $ 19.82-166.45
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 49.75 $ 34.68-66.58
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 132.83 $ 80.00-150.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 54.19 $ 39.63-73.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 552.93 $ 495.40-800.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 267.68 $ 194.17-450.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,164.37 $ 1,000.00-1,500.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 655.71 $ 495.40-1,200.00
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 39.50 $ 18.58-53.88
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 10.75 9.00-12.00

Prices in Laos

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Last update: November 2021
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