Area Cost Factors

The Area Cost Factors Indices listed below shall be used as a guide for the preparation and review of programming and budget cost estimates for Military Construction and Family Housing.

Historical Area Cost Factors

The new 2023 PAX Newsletter No. 3.2.1: DoD Area Cost Factor, dated 21 May 2021, replaces the previously posted 2020 PAX Newsletter No. 3.2.1: DoD Area Cost Factor, dated 20 March 2020. The new 2023 PAX Newsletter incorporates the most recent Area Cost Factors and official currency Exchange rates for overseas locations.