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Cost of Living in Pattaya, Thailand

Prices in Pattaya

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Consumer Price Index (Excl.Rent): 47.98
Rent Index: 19.28
Groceries Index: 55.37
Restaurants Index: 26.04
Consumer Price Plus Rent Index: 34.13
Local Purchasing Power: 24.86

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Restaurants [Edit] Avg.
Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 89.38 ฿
64.37
150.00
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 500.00 ฿
400.00
600.00
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 162.00 ฿
150.00
200.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 60.00 ฿
50.00
70.00
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 75.00 ฿
50.00
120.00
Cappuccino (regular) 57.29 ฿
45.00
80.00
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 24.62 ฿
20.00
30.00
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 11.85 ฿
10.00
15.00
Markets [Edit] Avg.
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 46.50 ฿
43.00
60.00
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 39.69 ฿
33.00
50.00
Rice (white), (1kg) 35.44 ฿
30.00
40.00
Eggs (12) 55.00 ฿
50.00
60.00
Local Cheese (1kg) 466.67 ฿
400.00
550.00
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 92.86 ฿
80.00
120.00
Apples (1kg) 86.87 ฿
60.00
120.00
Oranges (1kg) 64.87 ฿
50.00
80.00
Tomato (1kg) 51.46 ฿
30.00
64.37
Potato (1kg) 51.87 ฿
30.00
64.37
Lettuce (1 head) 32.50 ฿
20.00
40.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 16.29 ฿
12.00
20.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 500.00 ฿
400.00
600.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 50.00 ฿
40.00
60.00
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 46.00 ฿
35.00
60.00
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 90.00 ฿
80.00
92.00
Transportation [Edit] Avg.
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 10.00 ฿
10.00
10.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 568.04 ฿
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 38.62 ฿
32.18
100.00
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 4.22 ฿
2.00
6.44
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 130.46 ฿
100.00
160.92
Gasoline (1 liter) 37.62 ฿
32.00
40.00
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 750,000.00 ฿
700,000.00
800,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] Avg.
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 2,610.07 ฿
1,700.00
4,000.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.69 ฿
1.50
2.00
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 668.87 ฿
600.00
800.00
Sports And Leisure [Edit] Avg.
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 1,614.57 ฿
1,000.00
2,500.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 198.28 ฿
100.00
350.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 150.00 ฿
120.00
160.00
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] Avg.
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 1,120.00 ฿
500.00
2,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 1,625.00 ฿
1,000.00
3,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 3,200.00 ฿
2,300.00
4,500.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 2,600.00 ฿
2,000.00
3,000.00
Rent Per Month [Edit] Avg.
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 14,962.25 ฿
10,000.00
20,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 8,624.51 ฿
6,000.00
10,869.64
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 34,219.92 ฿
25,000.00
45,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 21,500.00 ฿
15,000.00
30,000.00
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] Avg.
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 79,052.86 ฿
60,000.00
100,000.00
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 53,374.57 ฿
35,000.00
75,000.00
Salaries And Financing [Edit] Avg.
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 12,100.00 ฿
8,500.00
15,000.00
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 6.00
6.00
6.00

These data are based on 632 entries in the past 18 months from 59 different contributors.

Last update: July, 2014

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7 Comments so far

#ann on Jul 06, 2014 :
Correction : the price of a liter of vodka is 490 bath which is equivalent to 15.1351 USD.
Indeed I believe you may find cheaper one somewhere else.
#ann on Jul 06, 2014 :
@mostafa, I saw a liter of vodka the cheapest selling at 7/11 for usd 13 yesterday.

You should expect to pay more for meal than the price listed.

Thailand is getting more and more expensive even more than Taiwan where the salary is 3 times higher.

Hope Thailand would look forward for long term instead of short term with rip off on tourists with 150 bath ATM fee, departure tax and more than reasonable expense such as accommodation, food, drink and so on or else might lose the attractions which are in tourists' mind, cheap and good service which bring fortune to Thailand until now.
#john on Mar 20, 2014 :
#ger what a racist ignoramus you are!!!!!
#Anonymous on Feb 10, 2014 :
Maybe some contributors are of good faith, and don't make it clear , that they buy tomatoes at 50 THB / kg. Yes that does exist. Local product, tasteless, nutrients empty, chemicals loaded, etc... GOOD tomatoes are double the price I quoted myself that is in the range of 300 THB / kg ( 10 USD $ ).

Imported beer may have been confused for beer "under licence" at 50 THB market and 150 THB at the bar. Real import, from Germany, Belgium, UK, Australia is 150 / 250 for a 33 cl bottle, yes...At the market. Available eventually a Brit. Pubs, certainly not all bars. ( a deluxe delicacy )

It resorts that Thailand is much more expensive that what you are showing. I suspect there maybe FAKE contributors ( from Thai Govt and/or Thai Tourism Authority ).

I spend 4000 $ a month for routine expenses. That does not include travel, hard purchase like computer, motorbike, car. Nor real estate for which foreigners , except working locally, cannot be financed. Does not even include tuition fees for kids...

Very expensive for poor service = bad value.

Of course it is certainly possible to live for less. But for much more too: a friend as expat for UBS bank in Bangkok, spends 12,000 $ per month... 5000 $ go for 85 sqm furnished ( posh ) rental condo ( 1 month ), already...
#SaveTheRhinos on Jan 29, 2014 :
Imagine Afghanistan - now think of the complete opposite - that's what Pattaya is. Middle East men love Pattaya and are the most numerous (don't count Russian families) - INTERESTING.
#Ger on Jan 27, 2014 :
Really Mostafa you are thinking of going to the most fun place in the world and all you want to know is the price of vodka and whiskey. I suggest you go to Alcoholics Anonymous and sort yourself out. If you came here with drink as your priority you would be dead in 6 weeks. There is a lot of homeless men here, mostly English, sleeping rough all because of their alcoholism, but what would you expect anyway, the English are soaked in Alcohol. They should all be thrown out of Thailand, they are a disgrace.
#mostafa on Nov 13, 2013 :
how much price of bottel vodka and weshky and another al coholic dring ?

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