International Cost of Living Calculators

We provide international cost of living and hardship data so that you can create reports online (24X7) using any of the calculators:

Expat Salary: Detailed international cost of living and salary comparison.

Cost of Living Comparison: Determines allowance based on cost of living difference.

International Cost of Living Index: COLI's for multiple locations using home base.

International Assignment: Global Mobility using build-up approach.

Hypothetical Tax: Effective tax rate for any country in the world.

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Mobility Calculators

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The global cost of living calculators have been created to compare the cost of living in every country and major city in the world, to help you manage short and long term assignments (page down for a description of each cost of living calculator):

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Articles & Rankings

Cost of Living Articles and Rankings

-International City Cost of Living Rankings

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-Latest Inflation Rates around the world

-Latest Personal Income Tax Rates

-Cost of Living Rankings by Basket

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Cost of Living Reviews

Cost of Living Reviews by City and Country for 780 International Locations

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Myanmar, All Areas

Myanmar, All AreasMyanmar (Burma) is in South Eastern Asia, bordering the Andaman Sea and the Bay of Bengal, between Bangladesh and Thailand. The climate is tropical monsoon with cloudy, rainy, hot and humid summers, and less cloudy, drier and mild winters.

The official language is Myanmar (Burmese). English is widely spoken. The main religions are Buddhism, Christianity and Islam.

Burma is one of the poorest nations in the world, suffering from decades of stagnation, mismanagement, and isolation.

In Myanmar people are polite and hospitable. People do not have family names. Expatriate business dress is typically a lightweight suit and tie for men, and generally conservative clothing for women.

The security risk for expatriates in Myanmar is medium to high. Risks vary geographically, but include armed ethnic separatist groups in certain areas, small-scale bombings, low levels of general crime, and poor internal travel conditions.

The currency of Myanmar is the Myanmar Kyat (MMK).

Medical facilities are limited. Serious or complex medical treatment may require evacuation which can be expensive.

The population of Myanmar is 53.6 Million (2019 est.), while the inflation rate (CPI) is 9.51% for Myanmar as at June 2019.

Xpatulator Hypothetical Tax for Myanmar is based on the current personal income tax rates which are progressive up to 25%.

Cost Of Living

The cost of living for expatriates / professional migrants in Myanmar as at 1 July 2019 is low in comparison to other places in the world.

In Myanmar, the cost of each basket, based on local prices, compared to the international average, is categorized follows (Exact cost of living percentages only available in personalised reports):
1) Alcohol (where available) & Tobacco: Average
2) Clothing: Low
3) Communication: Average
4) Education: Very Low
5) Furniture & Appliances: Very Low
6) Groceries: Low
7) Healthcare: Very Low
8) Household Accommodation: High
9) Miscellaneous: Very Low
10) Personal Care: Very Low
11) Recreation & Culture: Low
12) Restaurants Meals Out and Hotels: Very Low
13) Transport: Low

Myanmar is for example -10.7% cheaper than USA for groceries, 9.6% more expensive for household costs than UK, and 83.3% more expensive for transport costs than India.

Myanmar is ranked as a extreme hardship location.

The hardship premium for Myanmar for an expat from Australia, is for example 30%, i.e. host location (Myanmar) premium of 40% minus home (Australia) location premium of 10%.

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