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International Cost of Living Calculator

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


Expat Salary: Salary purchasing power parity calculator, for simple cost of living comparison and international salary calculation (e.g. to compare a salary offer).


Cost of Living Comparison: Cost of living allowance calculator, compares cost of living and hardship and calculates a cost of living allowance based on the difference.


International Cost of Living Index: Cost of living index calculator, compares multiple locations to a home base (e.g. international offices compared to HQ).


International Assignment: International assignment management calculator, for global mobility managers who use the build-up approach for detailed international assignment salary and allowance calculations.

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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):

Cost of Living Allowance
Cost of Living Index
International Assignment Management
Salary Purchasing Power Parity
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Myanmar, All Areas
Overview

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 51.4 Million (2017 est.), while the inflation rate is 7.98% (Feb 2017).


Cost Of Living

The cost of living for expatriates / professional migrants in Myanmar as at 1 January 2018 is average 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: Very Low
2) Clothing: High
3) Communication: High
4) Education: Very Low
5) Furniture & Appliances: Very Low
6) Groceries: Average
7) Healthcare: Very Low
8) Household Accommodation: Average
9) Miscellaneous: Average
10) Personal Care: Very Low
11) Recreation & Culture: Low
12) Restaurants Meals Out and Hotels: Very Low
13) Transport: High

Myanmar is for example -7.4% cheaper than USA for groceries, -8.5% cheaper for household costs than UK, and 119.9% 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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