Congo vs Myanmar - Cost of Living Comparison

Congo Myanmar
🚶 Cost of living one person
$550
$822
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1353
$1874
🏠 One person rent
$241
$480
🏘️ Family rent
$437
$774
🍽️ Food expenses
$196
$208
🚐 Transport expenses
$57.9
$70.2
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$355
$591
💸 GDP per capita
$1846
$1468
😃 Human freedom index
5.55
5.78
❤️ Life expectancy
64.8
67.4
👮 Corruption perceptions index
21
28
🌐 English speaking %
0%
4.5%
🎓 Higher education
22
20
😀 Quality of life
23
42
🏙️ Population
5.26M
53.4M

The average cost of living in the Congo ($550) is 33% less expensive than in Myanmar ($822). the Congo ranked 157th 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 the Congo compared to 0.7 months in Myanmar. Ranked 176th and 119th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in the Congo vs Myanmar

We calculate prices for the Congo and Myanmar as a population-weighted mean of 6 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.

Congo Myanmar
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.14
$3.16
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$18.5
$16.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.54
$4.08
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.68
$1.1
 Cappuccino
$1.73
$2.15
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.59
$0.61
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$239
$928
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$155
$272
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$492
$987
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$313
$609
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$35.7
$23
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$55.3
$35.5
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$33.3
$53.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
11.76%
12.58%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1341
$709
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$783
$230
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.41
$0.2
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$17.8
$14.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$6.49
$9.92
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.98
$0.66
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.07
$1.31
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.74
$1.03
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.06
$1.14
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.49
$1.42
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.37
$9.7
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.11
$4.77
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.45
$8.67
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
$1.65
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.1
$0.82
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.33
$2.58
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.94
$1.29
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.87
$1.16
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.88
$1.54
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.35
$0.39
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.21
$0.65
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.39
$10.9
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.29
$0.99
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.46
$1.56
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.33
$1.44
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.95
$3.56
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.48
$1.04
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.15
$0.63
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$23.6
$40.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.13
$3.58
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$20.5
$22.4
💇 Haircut, simple
$4.3
$2.61
👖 Brand Jeans
$31.2
$38.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$61.5
$77.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$119
$384
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3734
$7375

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In the Congo

City Cost of living Population
Brazzaville
$560
1.83M
Pointe-Noire
$536
829K
Kayes
$500
62.5K
Madingou
$500
27.5K
Gamboma
$499
19.7K
Kinkala
$499
16.1K

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