Laos is 2.6 times more expensive than Bangladesh.

If you lived in Laos instead of Bangladesh, you would:

pay 2.3 times more for restaurants

 
Bangladesh
Laos
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $1.77
৳143.70
$2.60
₭21,442
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$5.18
৳420.54
$5.00
₭41,235
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $0.29
৳23.39
$0.93
₭7,680

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pay 3.0 times more for groceries

 
Bangladesh
Laos
Bread
1 loaf
$0.64
৳52.17
$1.96
₭16,205
Local cheese (8 oz) $3.60
৳292.00
$11.99
₭98,879
Milk (1 gallon) $2.98
৳241.64
$10.61
₭87,476

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pay 2.4 times more for transportation

 
Bangladesh
Laos
Gasoline (1 gallon) $3.61
৳292.91
$4.13
₭34,081
Monthly public transit pass $9.61
৳780.33
$5.94
₭49,027
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $40,526.58
৳3,291,568.60
$47,224.16
₭389,457,599

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pay 3.6 times more for housing

 
Bangladesh
Laos
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$32.84
৳2,666.98
$100.81
₭831,369
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $119.21
৳9,682.15
$592.34
₭4,885,058
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $77.61
৳6,303.49
$315.95
₭2,605,659

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pay 3.4 times more for childcare

 
Bangladesh
Laos
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $39.56
৳3,212.84
$100.00
₭824,700
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $1,120.79
৳91,030.67
$4,745.40
₭39,135,334

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pay 30.6% more for entertainment and sports

 
Bangladesh
Laos
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $4.36
৳353.97
$1.30
₭10,721
Cappuccino in mid-range area $1.61
৳130.93
$2.37
₭19,532
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$3.11
৳252.65
$2.09
₭17,271

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pay 2.4 times more for clothing

 
Bangladesh
Laos
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$24.47
৳1,987.80
$88.76
₭731,979
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$19.03
৳1,545.94
$50.63
₭417,546
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$49.12
৳3,989.58
$109.50
₭903,029

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