Cost of Living in Siem Reap | Cambodia

Cost of livingOne personFamily of 4
💰 Total with rent
$625
$1822
🛋️ Without rent
$372
$1203
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$253
$618
🍽️ Food
$280
$769
🚐 Transport
$31.9
$84.3
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$148
🏙️ Population
109k

The average cost of living in Siem Reap is $625, which is in the top 28% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 6646th out of 9294 in our global list and 4th out of 10 in Cambodia.

The median after-tax salary is $148, which is enough to cover living expenses for 0.2 months. Ranked 8056th (TOP 87%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 2nd best city to live in Cambodia. With an estimated population of 109k, Siem Reap is the 3rd largest city in Cambodia.

Why living in Siem Reap costs 4.2 times more than the average salary? Because we have a developed country lifestyle as a reference and in some least developed countries maintaining such a standard of living is hard and expensive. Thus, living costs in Siem Reap for locals and expats differ significantly.

✈️ Closest airport7 kmSiem Reap International Airport
😷 Air qualityModerate24.4 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank12981University of Southeast Asia
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Prices in Siem Reap

Eating Out

🍱 Lunch Menu
$1.98
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$20
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.99
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.5
☕ Cappuccino
$1.78
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.92

Rent & Utilities

🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$259
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$137
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$611
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$461
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$66
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$101
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$26
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
13.88%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1079
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$730

Transportation

🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.62
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$37.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.01
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.98

Groceries

🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.21
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.35
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.3
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.53
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$16.8
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.61
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.4
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.05
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.9
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.81
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.45
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.12
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.06
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.46
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.76
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$9.97
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.81
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.26
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$11.5
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.3
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.49
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.73

Other

🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$43.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$3.24
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$29.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.09
👖 Brand Jeans
$24.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$66.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$391
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$6453