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Cost of Living Comparison Between Washington, DC and Chiang Mai Reverse

You would need around 59,814.70฿ (1,880.08$) in Chiang Mai to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 5,700.00$ 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 56.63% lower than in Washington, DC
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Chiang Mai are 67.02% lower than in Washington, DC
Rent Prices in Chiang Mai are 83.01% lower than in Washington, DC
Restaurant Prices in Chiang Mai are 77.35% lower than in Washington, DC
Groceries Prices in Chiang Mai are 53.54% lower than in Washington, DC
Local Purchasing Power in Chiang Mai is 75.20% lower than in Washington, DC

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  Washington, DC  Chiang Mai      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $     1.26 $      -91.62 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 75.00 $     15.72 $      -79.05 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 7.00 $     4.71 $      -32.65 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 5.00 $     1.89 $      -62.28 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 7.00 $     2.83 $      -59.59 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.67 $     1.50 $      -59.10 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.93 $     0.52 $      -73.07 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.59 $     0.26 $      -83.84 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.03 $     1.51 $      +47.03 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.89 $     1.09 $      -62.40 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 5.14 $     1.07 $      -79.23 %
Eggs (12) 3.12 $     1.60 $      -48.68 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 16.27 $     10.61 $      -34.81 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.91 $     2.94 $      -62.78 %
Apples (1kg) 4.58 $     2.67 $      -41.76 %
Oranges (1kg) 4.31 $     1.37 $      -68.26 %
Tomato (1kg) 5.18 $     0.99 $      -80.81 %
Potato (1kg) 2.31 $     1.14 $      -50.76 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.94 $     0.50 $      -74.08 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.19 $     0.47 $      -78.47 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     14.14 $      +17.87 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.83 $     1.33 $      -27.26 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.57 $     2.67 $      +3.86 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 7.00 $     2.83 $      -59.59 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.10 $     0.63 $      -70.07 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 230.00 $     56.58 $      -75.40 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.18 $     1.16 $      -63.49 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.40 $     0.31 $      -77.52 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 20.00 $     7.07 $      -64.64 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.02 $     1.24 $      +21.84 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 18,750.00 $     25,145.37 $      +34.11 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 164.26 $     66.53 $      -59.50 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.11 $     0.05 $      -57.14 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 48.89 $     18.23 $      -62.71 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 71.97 $     28.29 $      -60.70 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 16.67 $     2.62 $      -84.28 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $     5.34 $      -55.47 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 37.71 $     52.98 $      +40.49 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 37.50 $     53.43 $      +42.49 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 67.14 $     79.37 $      +18.20 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 104.17 $     36.46 $      -65.00 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,030.00 $     294.90 $      -85.47 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,355.45 $     143.57 $      -89.41 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,650.00 $     679.71 $      -81.38 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,904.50 $     400.75 $      -78.96 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 5,651.05 $     1,019.13 $      -81.97 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 4,434.73 $     911.84 $      -79.44 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 4,226.93 $     345.75 $      -91.82 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.74     6.33      +69.34 %
 
Last updateJuly, 2014July, 2014
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