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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 58.57% lower than in Washington, DC
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Chiang Mai are 69.04% lower than in Washington, DC
Rent Prices in Chiang Mai are 83.42% lower than in Washington, DC
Restaurant Prices in Chiang Mai are 78.12% lower than in Washington, DC
Groceries Prices in Chiang Mai are 47.56% lower than in Washington, DC
Local Purchasing Power in Chiang Mai is 67.40% lower than in Washington, DC
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $
(536.03 ฿)
1.40 $
(50.00 ฿)
     -90.67 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 70.00 $
(2,501.49 ฿)
13.99 $
(500.00 ฿)
     -80.01 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 $
(250.15 ฿)
4.20 $
(150.00 ฿)
     -40.04 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 $
(214.41 ฿)
1.51 $
(54.00 ฿)
     -74.81 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 7.00 $
(250.15 ฿)
2.80 $
(100.00 ฿)
     -60.02 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.92 $
(140.26 ฿)
1.64 $
(58.50 ฿)
     -58.29 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.87 $
(66.66 ฿)
0.51 $
(18.29 ฿)
     -72.57 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.74 $
(62.17 ฿)
0.25 $
(9.00 ฿)
     -85.52 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.85 $
(137.46 ฿)
4.64 $
(165.72 ฿)
     +20.55 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.04 $
(108.46 ฿)
0.91 $
(32.51 ฿)
     -70.03 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.39 $
(85.35 ฿)
0.43 $
(15.37 ฿)
     -81.99 %
Eggs (12) 3.64 $
(130.01 ฿)
1.42 $
(50.87 ฿)
     -60.88 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.00 $
(250.15 ฿)
9.56 $
(341.78 ฿)
     +36.63 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4.46 $
(159.34 ฿)
1.31 $
(46.94 ฿)
     -70.54 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 8.16 $
(291.72 ฿)
4.34 $
(155.01 ฿)
     -46.86 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.80 $
(64.32 ฿)
0.97 $
(34.60 ฿)
     -46.21 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.71 $
(25.19 ฿)
0.44 $
(15.71 ฿)
     -37.65 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.05 $
(37.52 ฿)
0.69 $
(24.55 ฿)
     -34.56 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.65 $
(94.70 ฿)
0.37 $
(13.29 ฿)
     -85.96 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.04 $
(37.16 ฿)
0.46 $
(16.48 ฿)
     -55.66 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.50 $
(53.46 ฿)
0.37 $
(13.31 ฿)
     -75.11 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.05 $
(73.26 ฿)
0.64 $
(22.88 ฿)
     -68.77 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.00 $
(71.61 ฿)
0.38 $
(13.64 ฿)
     -80.96 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $
(536.03 ฿)
11.19 $
(400.00 ฿)
     -25.38 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.00 $
(35.74 ฿)
1.36 $
(48.56 ฿)
     +35.87 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.00 $
(71.29 ฿)
2.27 $
(81.25 ฿)
     +13.97 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 9.00 $
(321.62 ฿)
2.59 $
(92.50 ฿)
     -71.24 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.00 $
(107.21 ฿)
0.56 $
(20.00 ฿)
     -81.34 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 225.00 $
(8,040.49 ฿)
27.98 $
(1,000.00 ฿)
     -87.56 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.25 $
(116.14 ฿)
0.98 $
(35.00 ฿)
     -69.86 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.88 $
(102.74 ฿)
0.68 $
(24.14 ฿)
     -76.50 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 25.00 $
(893.39 ฿)
5.60 $
(200.00 ฿)
     -77.61 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.46 $
(87.92 ฿)
2.75 $
(98.22 ฿)
     +11.72 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,175.00 $
(720,963.71 ฿)
18,189.20 $
(650,000.00 ฿)
     -9.84 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 139.24 $
(4,975.70 ฿)
41.21 $
(1,472.53 ฿)
     -70.41 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 $
(3.57 ฿)
0.04 $
(1.55 ฿)
     -56.63 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 56.09 $
(2,004.36 ฿)
16.75 $
(598.50 ฿)
     -70.14 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 65.28 $
(2,332.87 ฿)
29.45 $
(1,052.38 ฿)
     -54.89 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 26.33 $
(941.03 ฿)
3.01 $
(107.50 ฿)
     -88.58 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 13.00 $
(464.56 ฿)
4.20 $
(150.00 ฿)
     -67.71 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 52.11 $
(1,862.34 ฿)
54.41 $
(1,944.44 ฿)
     +4.41 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 42.45 $
(1,516.95 ฿)
32.78 $
(1,171.43 ฿)
     -22.78 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 83.72 $
(2,991.75 ฿)
84.26 $
(3,011.11 ฿)
     +0.65 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 137.13 $
(4,900.39 ฿)
48.27 $
(1,725.00 ฿)
     -64.80 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,081.62 $
(74,387.83 ฿)
305.62 $
(10,921.44 ฿)
     -85.32 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,634.04 $
(58,393.33 ฿)
186.35 $
(6,659.26 ฿)
     -88.60 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,973.59 $
(141,998.36 ฿)
773.54 $
(27,642.86 ฿)
     -80.53 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,775.91 $
(99,198.50 ฿)
470.47 $
(16,812.50 ฿)
     -83.05 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 487.21 $
(17,410.60 ฿)
152.73 $
(5,458.01 ฿)
     -68.65 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 258.84 $
(9,249.80 ฿)
95.21 $
(3,402.55 ฿)
     -63.21 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (Net After Tax) 3,715.24 $
(132,765.96 ฿)
374.98 $
(13,399.92 ฿)
     -89.91 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.91 6.39      +63.50 %
Last update: May, 2016May, 2016
Contributors:219120
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD