Dhaka vs Naypyidaw - Cost of Living Comparison

Dhaka Naypyidaw
🚶 Cost of living one person
$464
$814
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1097
$1919
🏠 One person rent
$163
$462
🏘️ Family rent
$263
$795
🍽️ Food expenses
$184
$219
🚐 Transport expenses
$70.9
$65.6
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$260
$685
😷 Air quality
Unhealthy
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
14 km
20 km
🎓 Higher education
72
16
😀 Quality of life
56
29
🏙️ Population
16.8M
1.16M

The cost of living in Dhaka is 43% less expensive than in Naypyidaw. Cities ranked 8592nd and 6143rd ($464 vs $814) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 2nd in Bangladesh and Myanmar, respectively. Check Bangladesh vs Myanmar comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.6 months in Dhaka compared to 0.8 months in Naypyidaw. Dhaka ranked 1st best city to live in Bangladesh vs Naypyidaw ranked 4th in Myanmar, while ranked 5833rd and 8559th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Dhaka vs Naypyidaw

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Dhaka Naypyidaw
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$1.97
$2.59
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$12.1
$17.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.64
$4.94
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.12
$1.21
 Cappuccino
$2.01
$1.9
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.28
$0.54
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$175
$847
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$111
$235
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$343
$904
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$177
$610
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$23
$38.2
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$35.5
$59.2
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$16.6
$66.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
9.76%
12.61%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1114
$746
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$542
$247
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.44
$0.18
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$16.3
$17
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.05
$10.4
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.01
$0.71
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.81
$1.31
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.63
$1.24
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.66
$1.35
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.21
$1.43
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.64
$10.5
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3
$5.48
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.85
$9.15
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.15
$1.76
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.94
$0.76
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.09
$2.43
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.86
$1.52
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.29
$1.16
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.46
$1.63
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.17
$0.41
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1
$0.59
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.96
$9.84
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.06
$1.01
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.73
$1.57
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.24
$1.3
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.55
$4.31
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$0.84
$0.9
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.88
$0.61
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$16.5
$33.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.56
$3.66
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$11.1
$32
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.26
$2.01
👖 Brand Jeans
$24.3
$33.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$62.1
$84.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$58.4
$395
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1474
$6635

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Distance City Cost of living
15 km or 9.5 mi Narayanganj
$360
38 km or 24 mi Narsingdi
$268
77 km or 48 mi Brahmanbaria
$327
90 km or 56 mi Agartala
$310
113 km or 70 mi Barisal
$297
115 km or 71 mi Mymensingh
$280
132 km or 82 mi Khulna
$301
135 km or 84 mi Jessore
$389
164 km or 102 mi Bogra
$324
196 km or 122 mi Rajshahi
$315
196 km or 122 mi Krishnanagar
$333
199 km or 124 mi Sylhet
$312
207 km or 129 mi Shantipur
$329
213 km or 132 mi Chittagong
$362
221 km or 137 mi Naihati
$333
222 km or 138 mi Berhampore
$331
223 km or 139 mi Bhatpara
$340
224 km or 139 mi Hugli-Chuchura
$331
226 km or 141 mi Chandannagar
$329
228 km or 142 mi Rajarhat
$340
229 km or 142 mi Madhyamgram
$331
234 km or 145 mi Barrackpore
$329
234 km or 146 mi North Dumdum
$334
235 km or 146 mi Balurghat
$329
236 km or 147 mi Serampore
$331
236 km or 147 mi Aizawl
$525
236 km or 147 mi Panihati
$338
238 km or 148 mi Kamarhati
$337
238 km or 148 mi South Dumdum
$339
238 km or 148 mi Bidhannagar
$345
239 km or 149 mi Baranagar
$334
239 km or 149 mi Uttarpara
$329
241 km or 150 mi Bally
$335
247 km or 154 mi Howrah
$299
248 km or 154 mi Kolkata
$364
248 km or 154 mi Rajpur Sonarpur
$341
254 km or 158 mi Rangpur
$289
255 km or 159 mi Shillong
$291
259 km or 161 mi Barasat
$335
265 km or 165 mi Bardhaman
$337

Cities near Naypyidaw

Distance City Cost of living
138 km or 86 mi Taunggyi
$776
242 km or 150 mi Mandalay
$792
244 km or 151 mi Pai
$589
276 km or 171 mi Bago
$771
277 km or 172 mi Monywa
$804
317 km or 197 mi Chiang Mai
$633
334 km or 207 mi Yangon
$945
343 km or 213 mi Sittwe
$757
359 km or 223 mi Hpa-an
$778
370 km or 230 mi Pathein
$761
384 km or 239 mi Chiang Rai
$545
400 km or 249 mi Mawlamyine
$767
474 km or 295 mi Cox's Bazar
$533
530 km or 329 mi Chittagong
$362
540 km or 336 mi Jinghong
$668
546 km or 339 mi Phitsanulok
$491
563 km or 350 mi Aizawl
$525
598 km or 372 mi Pu'er
$711
602 km or 374 mi Imphal
$351
609 km or 378 mi Lincang
$708
620 km or 385 mi Nakhon Sawan
$522
625 km or 389 mi Luang Prabang
$765
634 km or 394 mi Myitkyina
$751
667 km or 414 mi Vang Vieng
$796
667 km or 415 mi Baoshan
$709
675 km or 419 mi Agartala
$310
681 km or 423 mi Barisal
$297
698 km or 433 mi Brahmanbaria
$327
708 km or 440 mi Vientiane
$841
718 km or 446 mi Sylhet
$312
722 km or 449 mi Narayanganj
$360
723 km or 449 mi Narsingdi
$268
737 km or 458 mi Dhaka
$464
743 km or 462 mi Udon Thani
$515
762 km or 474 mi Khulna
$301
773 km or 480 mi Dali
$672
777 km or 483 mi Shillong
$291
784 km or 487 mi Nakhon Pathom
$449
793 km or 493 mi Tha Khlong
$597
799 km or 496 mi Khon Kaen
$627