Myanmar vs Syria - Cost of Living Comparison

Myanmar Syria
🚶 Cost of living one person
$822
$503
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1874
$1227
🏠 One person rent
$480
$196
🏘️ Family rent
$774
$312
🍽️ Food expenses
$208
$175
🚐 Transport expenses
$70.2
$56.2
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$591
$58.8
💸 GDP per capita
$1468
$1334
😃 Human freedom index
5.78
3.66
❤️ Life expectancy
67.4
73.7
👮 Corruption perceptions index
28
13
🌐 English speaking %
4.5%
4%
🎓 Higher education
20
40
😀 Quality of life
42
23
🏙️ Population
53.4M
18.5M

The average cost of living in Myanmar ($822) is 64% more expensive than in Syria ($503). Myanmar ranked 97th vs 178th for Syria in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.7 months in Myanmar compared to 0.1 months in Syria. Ranked 119th and 179th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Myanmar vs Syria

We calculate prices for Myanmar and Syria as a population-weighted mean of 12 and 10 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.

Myanmar Syria
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.16
$3.43
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$16.5
$16.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.08
$3.62
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.1
$1.31
 Cappuccino
$2.15
$0.81
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.61
$0.61
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$928
$158
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$272
$105
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$987
$304
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$609
$191
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$23
$33.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$35.5
$51.2
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$53.9
$47.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
12.58%
12.04%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$709
$1228
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$230
$602
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.2
$0.11
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$14.9
$11.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$9.92
$8.84
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.66
$1.05
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.31
$0.86
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.03
$0.71
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.14
$1.29
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.42
$1.74
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.7
$3.7
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.77
$4.23
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.67
$9.09
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.65
$0.79
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.82
$1.94
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.58
$0.44
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$0.69
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.16
$0.54
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.54
$0.38
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.39
$0.43
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.65
$2.18
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$10.9
$3.31
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.99
$0.8
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.56
$2.22
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$1.44
$1.98
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.56
$4.41
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.04
$2.44
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.63
$3.01
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$40.2
$14.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$3.58
$3.22
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$22.4
$19.6
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.61
$14.3
👖 Brand Jeans
$38.6
$23.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$77.7
$118
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$384
$92.4
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$7375
$2505

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Cities Comparison in Myanmar vs Syria

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

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

In Syria

City Cost of living Population
Aleppo
$445
1.92M
Damascus
$647
1.75M
Homs
$467
775K
Latakia
$395
700K
Hama
$481
697K
Raqqa
$520
300K
Deir ez-Zor
$470
272K
Al-Hasakah
$463
188K
Qamishli
$460
184K
Idlib
$467
165K