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Cost of Living in Cambodia

By Joshua Wood, LPC

Last updated on Feb 02, 2024

Summary: The cost of living in Cambodia is generally quite affordable. A nice 1 bedroom apartment can cost anywhere from $200 to $400 per month, while a nice 2 bedroom apartment can cost from $400 to $600 per month. Dinner at a moderately priced restaurant can cost around $10 per person.

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Is the cost of living in Cambodia high?

We asked people how much they someone comfortably live on in Cambodia, they wrote:

"The cost of living in Cambodia is generally quite affordable. Basic necessities such as food, transportation, and accommodation are relatively inexpensive compared to other countries in the region. Eating out at restaurants is also quite affordable, with a meal at a local eatery costing around $2-3 USD. Utilities such as electricity and water are also relatively inexpensive, with monthly bills typically costing around $20-30 USD. Overall, Cambodia is a great place to live if you are looking for an affordable lifestyle," said one expat in Cambodia.

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Joshua Wood Joshua Wood, LPC joined Expat Exchange in 2000 and serves as one of its Co-Presidents. He is also one of the Founders of Digital Nomad Exchange. Prior to Expat Exchange, Joshua worked for NBC Cable (MSNBC and CNBC Primetime). Joshua has a BA from Syracuse and a Master's in Clinical and Counseling Psychology from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Mr. Wood is also a licensed counselor and psychotherapist.

Some of Joshua's articles include Pros and Cons of Living in Portugal, 10 Best Places to Live in Ireland and Pros and Cons of Living in Uruguay. Connect with Joshua on LinkedIn.

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