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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 58.25% lower than in Washington, DC
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Chiang Mai are 67.98% lower than in Washington, DC
Rent Prices in Chiang Mai are 81.68% lower than in Washington, DC
Restaurant Prices in Chiang Mai are 78.75% lower than in Washington, DC
Groceries Prices in Chiang Mai are 46.28% lower than in Washington, DC
Local Purchasing Power in Chiang Mai is 63.06% lower than in Washington, DC
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $
(531.52 ฿)
1.41 $
(50.00 ฿)
     -90.59 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 75.00 $
(2,657.59 ฿)
14.11 $
(500.00 ฿)
     -81.19 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 $
(248.04 ฿)
4.09 $
(145.00 ฿)
     -41.54 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 6.00 $
(212.61 ฿)
1.55 $
(55.00 ฿)
     -74.13 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 7.00 $
(248.04 ฿)
2.68 $
(95.00 ฿)
     -61.70 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.84 $
(136.20 ฿)
1.58 $
(56.07 ฿)
     -58.83 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.89 $
(67.13 ฿)
0.49 $
(17.50 ฿)
     -73.93 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.74 $
(61.49 ฿)
0.24 $
(8.47 ฿)
     -86.23 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.60 $
(127.69 ฿)
4.55 $
(161.17 ฿)
     +26.22 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.79 $
(99.00 ฿)
0.96 $
(34.18 ฿)
     -65.48 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.06 $
(72.82 ฿)
0.40 $
(14.11 ฿)
     -80.62 %
Eggs (12) 3.17 $
(112.33 ฿)
1.50 $
(53.20 ฿)
     -52.64 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.00 $
(248.04 ฿)
9.56 $
(338.68 ฿)
     +36.54 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4.36 $
(154.45 ฿)
1.26 $
(44.77 ฿)
     -71.01 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 8.25 $
(292.16 ฿)
4.91 $
(173.88 ฿)
     -40.49 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.80 $
(63.78 ฿)
0.91 $
(32.21 ฿)
     -49.51 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.70 $
(24.69 ฿)
0.37 $
(13.28 ฿)
     -46.19 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.33 $
(47.25 ฿)
0.69 $
(24.38 ฿)
     -48.40 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.80 $
(99.15 ฿)
0.43 $
(15.12 ฿)
     -84.75 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.00 $
(35.43 ฿)
0.45 $
(15.88 ฿)
     -55.20 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.70 $
(60.17 ฿)
0.38 $
(13.61 ฿)
     -77.38 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.67 $
(59.06 ฿)
0.58 $
(20.38 ฿)
     -65.50 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.01 $
(71.15 ฿)
0.37 $
(13.22 ฿)
     -81.42 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.50 $
(442.93 ฿)
11.29 $
(400.00 ฿)
     -9.69 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.75 $
(62.01 ฿)
1.37 $
(48.50 ฿)
     -21.79 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.00 $
(70.69 ฿)
2.19 $
(77.78 ฿)
     +10.02 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 9.00 $
(318.91 ฿)
2.40 $
(85.00 ฿)
     -73.35 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.00 $
(106.30 ฿)
0.56 $
(20.00 ฿)
     -81.19 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 218.50 $
(7,742.44 ฿)
28.22 $
(1,000.00 ฿)
     -87.08 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.25 $
(115.16 ฿)
1.04 $
(37.00 ฿)
     -67.87 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 5.25 $
(186.03 ฿)
0.68 $
(24.14 ฿)
     -87.02 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 25.00 $
(885.86 ฿)
5.64 $
(200.00 ฿)
     -77.42 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.47 $
(87.39 ฿)
2.92 $
(103.32 ฿)
     +18.23 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,087.50 $
(711,790.52 ฿)
18,343.70 $
(650,000.00 ฿)
     -8.68 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 138.51 $
(4,908.07 ฿)
40.91 $
(1,449.79 ฿)
     -70.46 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.12 $
(4.13 ฿)
0.04 $
(1.33 ฿)
     -67.75 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 55.52 $
(1,967.16 ฿)
16.97 $
(601.44 ฿)
     -69.43 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 59.45 $
(2,106.71 ฿)
30.10 $
(1,066.67 ฿)
     -49.37 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 32.50 $
(1,151.62 ฿)
3.32 $
(117.50 ฿)
     -89.80 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 13.00 $
(460.65 ฿)
4.23 $
(150.00 ฿)
     -67.44 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 51.29 $
(1,817.27 ฿)
52.49 $
(1,860.00 ฿)
     +2.35 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 40.33 $
(1,429.17 ฿)
32.92 $
(1,166.67 ฿)
     -18.37 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 82.45 $
(2,921.54 ฿)
94.89 $
(3,362.50 ฿)
     +15.09 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 135.53 $
(4,802.38 ฿)
48.68 $
(1,725.00 ฿)
     -64.08 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,044.19 $
(72,434.71 ฿)
333.43 $
(11,815.04 ฿)
     -83.69 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,590.24 $
(56,349.50 ฿)
193.63 $
(6,861.11 ฿)
     -87.82 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,919.64 $
(138,890.58 ฿)
833.80 $
(29,545.45 ฿)
     -78.73 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,732.50 $
(96,824.77 ฿)
516.04 $
(18,285.71 ฿)
     -81.11 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 550.55 $
(19,508.38 ฿)
147.69 $
(5,233.49 ฿)
     -73.17 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 284.93 $
(10,096.31 ฿)
97.01 $
(3,437.38 ฿)
     -65.95 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,503.38 $
(124,140.34 ฿)
414.38 $
(14,683.25 ฿)
     -88.17 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.91 6.84      +74.81 %
Last update: February, 2016February, 2016
Contributors:185105
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD