Cambodia vs Myanmar - Cost of Living Comparison

Cambodia Myanmar
🚶 Cost of living one person
$796
$822
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2157
$1874
🏠 One person rent
$387
$480
🏘️ Family rent
$907
$774
🍽️ Food expenses
$273
$208
🚐 Transport expenses
$68.2
$70.2
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$281
$591
💸 GDP per capita
$1544
$1468
😃 Human freedom index
6.47
5.78
❤️ Life expectancy
70.1
67.4
👮 Corruption perceptions index
23
28
🌐 English speaking %
22.2%
4.5%
🎓 Higher education
30
20
😀 Quality of life
49
42
🏙️ Population
16M
53.4M

The average cost of living in Cambodia ($796) is 3% less expensive than in Myanmar ($822). Cambodia ranked 102nd 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 0.4 months in Cambodia compared to 0.7 months in Myanmar. Ranked 94th and 119th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Cambodia vs Myanmar

We calculate prices for Cambodia and Myanmar as a population-weighted mean of 10 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.

Cambodia Myanmar
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3
$3.16
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$22.3
$16.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.35
$4.08
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.96
$1.1
 Cappuccino
$2.42
$2.15
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.84
$0.61
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$428
$928
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$247
$272
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1238
$987
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$648
$609
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$69.3
$23
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$106
$35.5
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$35.1
$53.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.23%
12.58%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2159
$709
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1292
$230
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.13
$0.2
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$18.6
$14.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$8.28
$9.92
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.17
$0.66
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.13
$1.31
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.66
$1.03
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.04
$1.14
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.77
$1.42
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.9
$9.7
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.48
$4.77
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.38
$8.67
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.67
$1.65
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.27
$0.82
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.41
$2.58
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.47
$1.29
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.58
$1.16
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.34
$1.54
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.53
$0.39
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.58
$0.65
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.4
$10.9
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.98
$0.99
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.54
$1.56
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.13
$1.44
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.51
$3.56
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.68
$1.04
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2
$0.63
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$70.1
$40.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.66
$3.58
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$26.9
$22.4
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.96
$2.61
👖 Brand Jeans
$23.6
$38.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$66.4
$77.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$218
$384
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$8444
$7375

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Cities Comparison in Cambodia vs Myanmar

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Cambodia

City Cost of living Population
Phnom Penh
$850
2.13M
Siem Reap
$639
245K
Sihanoukville
$870
73K
Serei Saophoan
$638
99K
Battambang
$540
119K
Svay Rieng
$645
41.4K
Kampong Cham
$509
38.4K
Kampot
$531
32.1K
Prey Veng
$642
33.1K
Stung Treng
$639
29.7K

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