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Cost of Living Comparison Between Washington, DC and Chiang Mai 

You would need around 56,529.30฿ (1,755.84$) in Chiang Mai to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 5,500.00$ in Washington, DC (assuming you rent in both cities). This calculation uses our Consumer Prices Including Rent Index.

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Chiang Mai are 57.59% lower than in Washington, DC
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Chiang Mai are 68.08% lower than in Washington, DC
Rent Prices in Chiang Mai are 83.81% lower than in Washington, DC
Restaurant Prices in Chiang Mai are 76.83% lower than in Washington, DC
Groceries Prices in Chiang Mai are 55.58% lower than in Washington, DC
Local Purchasing Power in Chiang Mai is 74.25% lower than in Washington, DC

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  Washington, DC  Chiang Mai      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $     1.24 $      -91.72 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 70.44 $     15.53 $      -77.95 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 7.00 $     4.66 $      -33.44 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 4.81 $     1.71 $      -64.50 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 6.00 $     2.80 $      -53.41 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.64 $     1.54 $      -57.55 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.77 $     0.49 $      -72.65 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.52 $     0.25 $      -83.22 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.04 $     1.40 $      +34.79 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.78 $     1.04 $      -62.70 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 4.41 $     1.06 $      -76.05 %
Eggs (12) 3.03 $     1.50 $      -50.72 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 17.63 $     10.48 $      -40.53 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 8.48 $     2.83 $      -66.67 %
Apples (1kg) 4.68 $     2.46 $      -47.49 %
Oranges (1kg) 4.14 $     1.38 $      -66.69 %
Tomato (1kg) 5.44 $     0.92 $      -83.15 %
Potato (1kg) 2.43 $     1.11 $      -54.17 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.96 $     0.54 $      -72.34 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.02 $     0.47 $      -76.73 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     13.98 $      +16.48 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.75 $     1.32 $      -24.69 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.58 $     2.83 $      +10.07 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 7.00 $     2.80 $      -60.06 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.22 $     0.62 $      -72.08 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 150.00 $     55.91 $      -62.73 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.12 $     1.15 $      -63.22 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.40 $     0.28 $      -80.01 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 20.00 $     7.77 $      -61.17 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.02 $     1.23 $      +20.51 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,000.00 $     18,636.43 $      -6.82 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 165.50 $     72.61 $      -56.13 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.11 $     0.06 $      -49.58 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 48.75 $     18.29 $      -62.48 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 71.00 $     27.33 $      -61.50 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 16.67 $     2.59 $      -84.47 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $     5.59 $      -53.41 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 39.29 $     37.72 $      -3.99 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 34.29 $     20.71 $      -39.60 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 75.71 $     72.06 $      -4.83 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 100.83 $     36.03 $      -64.27 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,965.62 $     250.98 $      -87.23 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,310.00 $     140.50 $      -89.27 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,592.86 $     652.28 $      -81.85 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,002.57 $     393.44 $      -80.35 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 6,458.35 $     1,022.21 $      -84.17 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 4,434.73 $     758.92 $      -82.89 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 4,155.50 $     341.67 $      -91.78 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.72     6.33      +70.05 %
 
Last updateApril, 2014April, 2014
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