Burundi vs Myanmar - Cost of Living Comparison

Burundi Myanmar
🚶 Cost of living one person
$508
$822
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1419
$1874
🏠 One person rent
$181
$480
🏘️ Family rent
$512
$774
🍽️ Food expenses
$236
$208
🚐 Transport expenses
$50.2
$70.2
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$308
$591
💸 GDP per capita
$239
$1468
😃 Human freedom index
5.02
5.78
❤️ Life expectancy
61.9
67.4
👮 Corruption perceptions index
19
28
🌐 English speaking %
2%
4.5%
🎓 Higher education
24
20
😀 Quality of life
16
42
🏙️ Population
11.5M
53.4M

The average cost of living in Burundi ($508) is 38% less expensive than in Myanmar ($822). Burundi ranked 174th vs 97th for Myanmar in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.6 months in Burundi compared to 0.7 months in Myanmar. Ranked 189th and 119th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Burundi vs Myanmar

We calculate prices for Burundi and Myanmar as a population-weighted mean of 8 and 12 cities, respectively. Since large cities tend to have a higher cost of living, it's better to visit specific city pages below for more relevant information.

Burundi Myanmar
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.87
$3.16
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$14.8
$16.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$2.37
$4.08
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.76
$1.1
 Cappuccino
$2.04
$2.15
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.44
$0.61
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$299
$928
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$84.2
$272
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$725
$987
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$385
$609
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$11.6
$23
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$17.7
$35.5
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$41.8
$53.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
12.99%
12.58%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$936
$709
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$7131
$230
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.24
$0.2
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$19.4
$14.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$8.76
$9.92
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.11
$0.66
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.02
$1.31
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.67
$1.03
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.03
$1.14
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.76
$1.42
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.71
$9.7
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.24
$4.77
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.7
$8.67
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.25
$1.65
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.68
$0.82
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.3
$2.58
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.27
$1.29
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.65
$1.16
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.15
$1.54
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.54
$0.39
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.35
$0.65
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$16.4
$10.9
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.97
$0.99
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.27
$1.56
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.43
$1.44
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$12
$3.56
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$3.75
$1.04
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.24
$0.63
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$20.7
$40.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$3.87
$3.58
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$18.5
$22.4
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.92
$2.61
👖 Brand Jeans
$16.3
$38.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$35
$77.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$51.6
$384
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$922
$7375

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Burundi

City Cost of living Population
Bujumbura
$513
659K
Gitega
$473
41.9K
Ngozi
$481
39.9K
Bubanza
$482
20K
Muyinga
$481
9.61K
Makamba
$481
9.4K
Ruyigi
$481
7.14K
Rutana
$482
5.87K

In Myanmar

City Cost of living Population
Yangon
$869
5.43M
Mandalay
$790
1.23M
Naypyidaw
$790
1.16M
Hpa-an
$757
422K
Taunggyi
$755
382K
Mawlamyine
$747
289K
Bago
$744
284K
Myeik
$746
284K
Myitkyina
$728
243K
Monywa
$755
207K
Sittwe
$737
181K
Pathein
$787
170K