What is the availability and cost of household help, and what types of help are typically employed by expatriates?

Household help can be obtained through recommendations from other expats or locally employed staff. Average cost of household help is US $5-6 per hour. Expats typically employ housekeepers. Some expats that live in houses with yards may also employee a gardener. - Apr 2019


Good and affordable. We pay our housekeeper $60 a week, and she comes two days a week and would stay nearly all day if we wanted her to. She cleans, she irons, she would do laundry if we wanted her to, she would cook if we wanted her to. - Oct 2011


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