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

You would need around 58,998.68฿ (1,827.72$) in Chiang Mai to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 5,700.00$ 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 57.88% lower than in Washington, DC
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Chiang Mai are 67.93% lower than in Washington, DC
Rent Prices in Chiang Mai are 83.44% lower than in Washington, DC
Restaurant Prices in Chiang Mai are 77.58% lower than in Washington, DC
Groceries Prices in Chiang Mai are 56.10% lower than in Washington, DC
Local Purchasing Power in Chiang Mai is 75.22% lower than in Washington, DC

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  Washington, DC  Chiang Mai      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $     1.24 $      -91.74 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 72.94 $     15.49 $      -78.76 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 7.00 $     4.65 $      -33.62 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 5.00 $     1.70 $      -65.92 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 7.00 $     2.79 $      -60.17 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.67 $     1.47 $      -59.87 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.95 $     0.51 $      -74.12 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.67 $     0.25 $      -84.86 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.06 $     1.53 $      +44.65 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 3.14 $     1.05 $      -66.55 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 5.14 $     1.05 $      -79.52 %
Eggs (12) 3.15 $     1.53 $      -51.35 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 14.07 $     9.60 $      -31.74 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.38 $     2.90 $      -60.69 %
Apples (1kg) 4.89 $     2.55 $      -47.92 %
Oranges (1kg) 5.19 $     1.35 $      -73.97 %
Tomato (1kg) 5.18 $     0.98 $      -81.09 %
Potato (1kg) 2.72 $     1.15 $      -57.91 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.73 $     0.54 $      -68.63 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.22 $     0.46 $      -79.12 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $     14.72 $      -1.90 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.50 $     1.35 $      -46.01 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.12 $     2.63 $      -15.67 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 7.50 $     2.79 $      -62.83 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.10 $     0.62 $      -70.50 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 230.00 $     55.76 $      -75.76 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.18 $     1.15 $      -64.01 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 2.41 $     0.39 $      -83.92 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 20.00 $     6.20 $      -69.02 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.02 $     1.22 $      +20.07 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 17,500.00 $     24,783.22 $      +41.62 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 158.31 $     62.17 $      -60.73 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.06 $     0.04 $      -31.49 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 49.44 $     18.20 $      -63.19 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 74.28 $     28.50 $      -61.63 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 17.50 $     2.58 $      -85.25 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $     5.27 $      -56.11 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 36.29 $     55.76 $      +53.68 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 32.00 $     52.66 $      +64.58 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 73.00 $     84.26 $      +15.43 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 105.00 $     40.27 $      -61.65 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,083.33 $     285.32 $      -86.30 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,401.00 $     142.44 $      -89.83 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,675.00 $     669.92 $      -81.77 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,863.60 $     394.98 $      -78.81 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 5,651.05 $     1,007.59 $      -82.17 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 4,434.73 $     912.07 $      -79.43 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 4,288.79 $     340.77 $      -92.05 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.72     6.67      +79.10 %
 
Last updateSeptember, 2014September, 2014
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