Cost of Living Data for Laos

Restaurants Value Range
Inexpensive meal 2.00
212
2.00 - 2.40
Mid-range meal 24.91
189
24.82 - 25.00
Meal at McDonalds (Combo) 4.75
190
4.50 - 8.69
Domestic beer 0.99
170
1.00 - 1.50
Imported beer 1.75
156
1.50 - 2.00
Coke/Pepsi 0.78
185
0.60 - 0.99

Transportation Value Range
One-way ticket (local transport) 0.70 0.70 - 2.00
Monthly pass (regular price) 15.00 15.00 - 15.00
Taxi 5.00 0.50 - 5.00
Gasoline 4.30 4.81 - 5.30
Car (VW Golf 1.4 90kW Trendline) 21500.00 15000.00 - 25000.00

Sports and Leisure Value Range
Fitness club (monthly, adult) 78.17 30.00 - 86.93
Tennis court rent 6.61 3.00 - 6.21
Cinema (international release) 4.00 0.00 - 0.00

Rent Per Month Value Range
Apartment (1 bed) city centre 350.00 170.00 - 450.00
Apartment (1 bed) outside centre 180.00 120.00 - 200.00
Apartment (3 bed) city centre 999.39 720.00 - 1600.00
Apartment (3 bed) outside centre 438.46 300.00 - 600.00

Salaries and Financing Value Range
Net monthly disposable income 223.48 150.00 - 200.00
Annual mortgage interest rate % 6.00 4.00 - 8.00

Markets Value Range
Milk 8.22
125
6.81 - 7.57
Loaf of fresh white bread 1.91
124
1.18 - 2.72
Dozen eggs 1.52
188
1.50 - 1.90
Chicken breasts (boneless, skinless, 1kg) 1.47
198
2.27 - 2.27
Water 0.35
196
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Wine 12.50
124
12.00 - 12.00
Cigarettes 1.75
193
1.50 - 2.36

Utilities Value Range
Internet access (monthly, 10Mbps, unlimited) 124.62 100.00 - 250.00
Utilities for 85sq.m. apartment (electricity, heating, waste, water) 68.15 -

Clothing and Shoes Value Range
Pair of jeans (Levi) 40.64 -
Summer dress in chain store (Zara, H&M) 29.00 6.00 - 48.00
Pair of running shoes (Nike) 83.43 77.21 - 86.85
Pair of business shoes (man, leather) 62.10 -

Property Purchase Price Value Range
Price per sq.ft. to buy apartment city centre 97.55 -
Price per sq.ft. to buy apartment outside centre 51.10 -