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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 56.64% lower than in Washington, DC
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Chiang Mai are 67.94% lower than in Washington, DC
Rent Prices in Chiang Mai are 83.57% lower than in Washington, DC
Restaurant Prices in Chiang Mai are 78.25% lower than in Washington, DC
Groceries Prices in Chiang Mai are 44.07% lower than in Washington, DC
Local Purchasing Power in Chiang Mai is 70.05% lower than in Washington, DC
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $
(521.72 ฿)
1.44 $
(50.00 ฿)
     -90.42 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 75.00 $
(2,608.60 ฿)
14.38 $
(500.00 ฿)
     -80.83 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 $
(243.47 ฿)
4.31 $
(150.00 ฿)
     -38.39 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 $
(208.69 ฿)
1.58 $
(55.00 ฿)
     -73.64 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 8.00 $
(278.25 ฿)
2.88 $
(100.00 ฿)
     -64.06 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.99 $
(138.74 ฿)
1.67 $
(58.10 ฿)
     -58.13 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.86 $
(64.71 ฿)
0.54 $
(18.67 ฿)
     -71.15 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.72 $
(59.65 ฿)
0.27 $
(9.35 ฿)
     -84.33 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.00 $
(138.95 ฿)
4.86 $
(169.03 ฿)
     +21.65 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.85 $
(99.04 ฿)
0.93 $
(32.51 ฿)
     -67.18 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.22 $
(77.28 ฿)
0.46 $
(16.08 ฿)
     -79.19 %
Eggs (12) 3.65 $
(126.98 ฿)
1.50 $
(52.04 ฿)
     -59.02 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.61 $
(264.80 ฿)
9.87 $
(343.29 ฿)
     +29.64 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4.63 $
(161.04 ฿)
1.35 $
(46.87 ฿)
     -70.89 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 8.16 $
(283.93 ฿)
5.45 $
(189.65 ฿)
     -33.21 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.80 $
(62.54 ฿)
1.03 $
(35.95 ฿)
     -42.52 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.70 $
(24.43 ฿)
0.47 $
(16.48 ฿)
     -32.54 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.37 $
(47.53 ฿)
0.71 $
(24.55 ฿)
     -48.34 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.50 $
(86.88 ฿)
0.41 $
(14.43 ฿)
     -83.39 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.04 $
(36.17 ฿)
0.51 $
(17.69 ฿)
     -51.10 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.58 $
(54.95 ฿)
0.39 $
(13.53 ฿)
     -75.38 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.29 $
(79.48 ฿)
0.66 $
(22.88 ฿)
     -71.22 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.00 $
(69.69 ฿)
0.42 $
(14.50 ฿)
     -79.19 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $
(521.72 ฿)
11.50 $
(400.00 ฿)
     -23.33 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.00 $
(34.78 ฿)
1.45 $
(50.50 ฿)
     +45.19 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.00 $
(69.39 ฿)
2.34 $
(81.25 ฿)
     +17.09 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 9.00 $
(313.03 ฿)
3.09 $
(107.50 ฿)
     -65.66 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.00 $
(104.34 ฿)
0.58 $
(20.00 ฿)
     -80.83 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 225.00 $
(7,825.80 ฿)
28.75 $
(1,000.00 ฿)
     -87.22 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.25 $
(113.04 ฿)
1.01 $
(35.00 ฿)
     -69.04 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.75 $
(95.65 ฿)
0.58 $
(20.12 ฿)
     -78.97 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 25.00 $
(869.53 ฿)
5.75 $
(200.00 ฿)
     -77.00 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.48 $
(86.13 ฿)
2.79 $
(96.97 ฿)
     +12.58 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,175.00 $
(701,713.53 ฿)
18,688.18 $
(650,000.00 ฿)
     -7.37 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,333.33 $
(881,127.28 ฿)
24,265.89 $
(844,000.00 ฿)
     -4.21 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 138.24 $
(4,808.32 ฿)
44.64 $
(1,552.47 ฿)
     -67.71 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.12 $
(4.06 ฿)
0.04 $
(1.41 ฿)
     -65.27 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 57.55 $
(2,001.83 ฿)
17.03 $
(592.40 ฿)
     -70.41 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 61.73 $
(2,146.93 ฿)
31.75 $
(1,104.41 ฿)
     -48.56 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 26.33 $
(915.91 ฿)
3.09 $
(107.50 ฿)
     -88.26 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 13.00 $
(452.16 ฿)
4.31 $
(150.00 ฿)
     -66.83 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 50.67 $
(1,762.23 ฿)
61.02 $
(2,122.22 ฿)
     +20.43 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 39.48 $
(1,373.02 ฿)
26.24 $
(912.50 ฿)
     -33.54 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 83.14 $
(2,891.80 ฿)
79.42 $
(2,762.50 ฿)
     -4.47 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 133.65 $
(4,648.57 ฿)
46.64 $
(1,622.22 ฿)
     -65.10 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,132.90 $
(74,185.18 ฿)
308.18 $
(10,718.75 ฿)
     -85.55 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,652.01 $
(57,459.11 ฿)
177.59 $
(6,176.67 ฿)
     -89.25 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,970.14 $
(138,086.89 ฿)
779.66 $
(27,117.65 ฿)
     -80.36 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,772.88 $
(96,444.44 ฿)
464.81 $
(16,166.67 ฿)
     -83.24 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 516.77 $
(17,974.04 ฿)
149.58 $
(5,202.53 ฿)
     -71.06 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 265.52 $
(9,235.02 ฿)
93.15 $
(3,239.97 ฿)
     -64.92 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (Net After Tax) 3,836.76 $
(133,447.61 ฿)
368.39 $
(12,813.27 ฿)
     -90.40 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.72 6.45      +73.53 %
Last update: July, 2016July, 2016
Contributors:247126
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD