Cost of Living in Pathein

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$787
$1744
🛋️ Without rent
$343
$1128
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$444
$616
🍽️ Food
$245
$628
🚐 Transport
$28.7
$79.8
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$567
😀 Quality of life
25
🏙️ Population
170K

The average cost of living in Pathein is $787, which is in the top 34% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 6107th out of 9294 in our global list and 4th out of 12 in Myanmar.

The median after-tax salary is $567, which is enough to cover living expenses for 0.7 months. Ranked 8835th (TOP 95%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 11th best city to live in Myanmar. With an estimated population of 170K, Pathein is the 12th largest city in Myanmar.

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

✈️ Closest airport 150 km Yangon International Airport
😷 Air quality Moderate 26.9 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 9971 Technological University, Pathein
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Prices in Pathein

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.78
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$25.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.99
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1
 Cappuccino
$2.26
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.65
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$912
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$205
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$685
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$464
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$17.3
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$26.6
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$80.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
12.1%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$347
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$122
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.25
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$17.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$9.46
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.76
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.55
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.89
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.13
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.66
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$15
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.46
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.15
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.11
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.92
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.82
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.68
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.51
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.38
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.32
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.65
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$15
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.14
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.5
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$1.36
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.44
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.02
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.58
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$34.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.99
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$19.7
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.37
👖 Brand Jeans
$46.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$87.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$426
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$9762

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