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

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Consumer Prices in Chiang Mai are 56.84% lower than in Washington, DC
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Chiang Mai are 68.23% lower than in Washington, DC
Rent Prices in Chiang Mai are 83.95% lower than in Washington, DC
Restaurant Prices in Chiang Mai are 78.20% lower than in Washington, DC
Groceries Prices in Chiang Mai are 44.61% lower than in Washington, DC
Local Purchasing Power in Chiang Mai is 71.95% lower than in Washington, DC
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $
(519.62 ฿)
1.44 $
(50.00 ฿)
     -90.38 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 75.00 $
(2,598.10 ฿)
14.43 $
(500.00 ฿)
     -80.76 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 $
(242.49 ฿)
4.33 $
(150.00 ฿)
     -38.14 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 $
(207.85 ฿)
1.59 $
(55.00 ฿)
     -73.54 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 8.00 $
(277.13 ฿)
2.89 $
(100.00 ฿)
     -63.92 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.02 $
(139.25 ฿)
1.68 $
(58.10 ฿)
     -58.28 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.88 $
(65.04 ฿)
0.51 $
(17.71 ฿)
     -72.78 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.69 $
(58.51 ฿)
0.26 $
(9.10 ฿)
     -84.46 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.04 $
(139.95 ฿)
5.06 $
(175.34 ฿)
     +25.29 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.85 $
(98.64 ฿)
0.95 $
(32.93 ฿)
     -66.62 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.22 $
(76.97 ฿)
0.46 $
(16.08 ฿)
     -79.11 %
Eggs (12) 3.64 $
(126.12 ฿)
1.45 $
(50.40 ฿)
     -60.04 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.61 $
(263.74 ฿)
9.91 $
(343.29 ฿)
     +30.16 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4.83 $
(167.45 ฿)
1.41 $
(48.96 ฿)
     -70.76 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 8.16 $
(282.79 ฿)
5.47 $
(189.65 ฿)
     -32.94 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.92 $
(66.34 ฿)
1.04 $
(35.95 ฿)
     -45.81 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.70 $
(24.34 ฿)
0.45 $
(15.71 ฿)
     -35.45 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.37 $
(47.34 ฿)
0.71 $
(24.55 ฿)
     -48.13 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.50 $
(86.53 ฿)
0.41 $
(14.08 ฿)
     -83.72 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.04 $
(36.03 ฿)
0.51 $
(17.69 ฿)
     -50.90 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.58 $
(54.73 ฿)
0.39 $
(13.53 ฿)
     -75.28 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.29 $
(79.16 ฿)
0.64 $
(22.00 ฿)
     -72.21 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.00 $
(69.41 ฿)
0.41 $
(14.31 ฿)
     -79.39 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $
(519.62 ฿)
11.55 $
(400.00 ฿)
     -23.02 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.00 $
(34.64 ฿)
1.48 $
(51.18 ฿)
     +47.75 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.00 $
(69.11 ฿)
2.35 $
(81.25 ฿)
     +17.57 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 9.00 $
(311.77 ฿)
2.74 $
(95.00 ฿)
     -69.53 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.00 $
(103.92 ฿)
0.58 $
(20.00 ฿)
     -80.76 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 225.00 $
(7,794.29 ฿)
28.87 $
(1,000.00 ฿)
     -87.17 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.25 $
(112.58 ฿)
1.01 $
(35.00 ฿)
     -68.91 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.75 $
(95.26 ฿)
0.46 $
(16.09 ฿)
     -83.11 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 25.00 $
(866.03 ฿)
5.77 $
(200.00 ฿)
     -76.91 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.48 $
(85.92 ฿)
2.81 $
(97.45 ฿)
     +13.42 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,175.00 $
(698,888.43 ฿)
18,763.72 $
(650,000.00 ฿)
     -7.00 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 29,000.00 $
(1,004,597.99 ฿)
24,363.97 $
(844,000.00 ฿)
     -15.99 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 136.29 $
(4,721.40 ฿)
46.35 $
(1,605.67 ฿)
     -65.99 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.12 $
(4.04 ฿)
0.04 $
(1.46 ฿)
     -63.92 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 58.42 $
(2,023.81 ฿)
17.21 $
(596.16 ฿)
     -70.54 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 61.84 $
(2,142.34 ฿)
31.03 $
(1,075.00 ฿)
     -49.82 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 26.33 $
(912.22 ฿)
3.10 $
(107.50 ฿)
     -88.22 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 13.00 $
(450.34 ฿)
4.33 $
(150.00 ฿)
     -66.69 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 51.38 $
(1,779.82 ฿)
60.91 $
(2,110.00 ฿)
     +18.55 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 39.04 $
(1,352.55 ฿)
25.66 $
(888.89 ฿)
     -34.28 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 84.41 $
(2,924.18 ฿)
77.30 $
(2,677.78 ฿)
     -8.43 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 136.30 $
(4,721.73 ฿)
46.83 $
(1,622.22 ฿)
     -65.64 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,129.15 $
(73,756.38 ฿)
311.23 $
(10,781.25 ฿)
     -85.38 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,645.20 $
(56,991.75 ฿)
174.41 $
(6,041.94 ฿)
     -89.40 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,027.92 $
(139,532.31 ฿)
758.57 $
(26,277.78 ฿)
     -81.17 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,781.41 $
(96,351.56 ฿)
454.28 $
(15,736.84 ฿)
     -83.67 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 516.77 $
(17,901.67 ฿)
153.46 $
(5,316.07 ฿)
     -70.30 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 265.52 $
(9,197.84 ฿)
92.37 $
(3,199.97 ฿)
     -65.21 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (Net After Tax) 3,891.79 $
(134,816.56 ฿)
346.89 $
(12,016.58 ฿)
     -91.09 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.72 6.13      +64.95 %
Last update: August, 2016August, 2016
Contributors:248127
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD