Cambodia’s Cost of Living: Siem Reap

 

Do you see yourself living in Siem Reap?

In a busy town surrounded by green countryside, also known as the Gateway to Angkor.

It’s actually not that daunting of a task. You don’t need to save a large sum of money before coming.

So, what is the cost of living in Siem Reap?


money in gray case

To prove to you that living in Siem Reap is easy on your finances, we put together this article showing average prices in Cambodia.

Accommodation Prices

The easiest and cheapest way to obtain long-term accommodation is by renting. The price of the property will scale with size so judge the following average apartment rental prices accordingly.

Click here to see properties we have listed for $300 and less!

Please Note:  Rental prices are in $ per month.

 

average apartment prices Cambodia

Restaurant & Market Prices

If you’re living in Siem Reap, you will want to dine out, especially with so many flavors to choose from. According to Numbeo.com, these are the average restaurant prices in Cambodia.

average restaurant prices Cambodia

small market Siem Reap, Cambodia

Small, local market!

Buying food at local markets and cooking at home is the best way to save money. In Cambodia, produce is sold at low prices. The price becomes more expensive when it comes to imported products.

average market prices Cambodia

Shopping Prices

front of Lucky Mall Siem Reap, Cambodia

Lucky Mall in Siem Reap, Cambodia

Going on a shopping spree can be a lot of fun in Cambodia. These prices reflect stores, however, not small market shops. In markets, you’re guaranteed to haggle your way to even better deals!

average shopping prices Cambodia
Now that you have an idea of prices in Cambodia, do you find the idea of yourself moving to Southeast Asia more of a reality? As you can see, the cost of living in Siem Reap shouldn’t break the bank. Obviously, this all boils down to your preferences. If you want to live it up, plan on spending around $1,000 a month. Or, live a bit more frugally on about $600.

 

List last updated December 2017; as seen on numbeo

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