Cost of Living in Myitkyina

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$728
$1527
🛋️ Without rent
$294
$916
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$434
$611
🍽️ Food
$198
$501
🚐 Transport
$36.2
$101
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$569
😀 Quality of life
27
🏙️ Population
243K

The average cost of living in Myitkyina is $728, which is in the top 32% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 6357th out of 9294 in our global list and 12th out of 12 in Myanmar.

The median after-tax salary is $569, which is enough to cover living expenses for 0.8 months. Ranked 8798th (TOP 95%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 10th best city to live in Myanmar. With an estimated population of 243K, Myitkyina is the 9th largest city in Myanmar.

Why living in Myitkyina 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 Myitkyina for locals and expats differ significantly.

✈️ Closest airport 4 km Myitkyina Airport
😷 Air quality Moderate 24.1 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 10451 Technological University, Myitkyina
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Prices in Myitkyina

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$1.51
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$10
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.01
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.98
 Cappuccino
$2
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.4
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
$689
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$471
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$21.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$32.2
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$64.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
13.18%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$351
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$121
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.25
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$18
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$10.6
 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
$1.13
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.28
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.41
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.58
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.12
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.68
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.66
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.74
🍊 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
$1.67
🌊 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
$9.26
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.03
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.45
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$1.36
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.42
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.03
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.58
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$35.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$3.33
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$20.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.39
👖 Brand Jeans
$35.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$77.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$308
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$4845

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