Cost of Living in Bago, Myanmar

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$744
$1574
🛋️ Without rent
$310
$961
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$434
$613
🍽️ Food
$211
$540
🚐 Transport
$38.7
$108
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$569
😀 Quality of life
30
🏙️ Population
284K

The average cost of living in Bago is $744, which is in the top 32% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 6281st out of 9294 in our global list and 10th out of 12 in Myanmar.

The median after-tax salary is $569, which is enough to cover living expenses for 0.8 months. Ranked 8549th (TOP 92%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 4th best city to live in Myanmar. With an estimated population of 284K, Bago is the 8th largest city in Myanmar.

Why living in Bago is so expensive? 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 Bago for locals and expats differ significantly.

✈️ Closest airport 62 km Yangon International Airport
😷 Air quality Moderate 27.2 µg/m³
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Prices in Bago

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.72
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$16.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.5
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.24
 Cappuccino
$1.84
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.6
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$918
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$206
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$703
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$470
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$21.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$32
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$64.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
13.18%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$361
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$121
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.25
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$17.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$10.5
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.66
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.22
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.12
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.27
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.42
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.57
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.16
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.63
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.65
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.76
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.38
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.48
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.31
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.68
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.45
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.66
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$9.29
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.03
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.46
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$1.38
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.47
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.03
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.58
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$35.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$3.34
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$20.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.37
👖 Brand Jeans
$35.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$78.1
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$306
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$4814

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