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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 58.03% lower than in Washington, DC
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Chiang Mai are 68.46% lower than in Washington, DC
Rent Prices in Chiang Mai are 82.99% lower than in Washington, DC
Restaurant Prices in Chiang Mai are 77.78% lower than in Washington, DC
Groceries Prices in Chiang Mai are 47.51% lower than in Washington, DC
Local Purchasing Power in Chiang Mai is 65.84% lower than in Washington, DC
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $
(522.88 ฿)
1.43 $
(50.00 ฿)
     -90.44 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 70.00 $
(2,440.09 ฿)
14.34 $
(500.00 ฿)
     -79.51 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 $
(244.01 ฿)
4.30 $
(150.00 ฿)
     -38.53 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 6.00 $
(209.15 ฿)
1.52 $
(53.00 ฿)
     -74.66 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 7.00 $
(244.01 ฿)
2.73 $
(95.00 ฿)
     -61.07 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.89 $
(135.66 ฿)
1.64 $
(57.14 ฿)
     -57.88 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.87 $
(65.21 ฿)
0.52 $
(18.29 ฿)
     -71.96 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.74 $
(60.65 ฿)
0.26 $
(8.94 ฿)
     -85.25 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.97 $
(33.78 ฿)
1.24 $
(43.30 ฿)
     +28.21 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 3.30 $
(115.06 ฿)
1.03 $
(35.83 ฿)
     -68.86 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 5.00 $
(174.15 ฿)
0.93 $
(32.56 ฿)
     -81.30 %
Eggs (12) 3.41 $
(118.81 ฿)
1.45 $
(50.50 ฿)
     -57.50 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 15.43 $
(537.95 ฿)
21.62 $
(753.49 ฿)
     +40.07 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 10.21 $
(355.90 ฿)
2.97 $
(103.49 ฿)
     -70.92 %
Beef Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 18.18 $
(633.63 ฿)
9.80 $
(341.73 ฿)
     -46.07 %
Apples (1kg) 3.97 $
(138.33 ฿)
2.04 $
(71.00 ฿)
     -48.67 %
Banana (1kg) 1.47 $
(51.34 ฿)
0.89 $
(30.88 ฿)
     -39.85 %
Oranges (1kg) 2.94 $
(102.47 ฿)
1.48 $
(51.45 ฿)
     -49.79 %
Tomato (1kg) 6.17 $
(215.03 ฿)
0.84 $
(29.31 ฿)
     -86.37 %
Potato (1kg) 2.20 $
(76.85 ฿)
1.04 $
(36.33 ฿)
     -52.72 %
Onion (1kg) 3.85 $
(134.23 ฿)
0.84 $
(29.34 ฿)
     -78.14 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.67 $
(58.10 ฿)
0.66 $
(22.88 ฿)
     -60.63 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.00 $
(69.87 ฿)
0.39 $
(13.50 ฿)
     -80.68 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $
(522.88 ฿)
11.47 $
(400.00 ฿)
     -23.50 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.00 $
(34.86 ฿)
1.39 $
(48.56 ฿)
     +39.29 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.00 $
(69.54 ฿)
2.33 $
(81.25 ฿)
     +16.83 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 9.00 $
(313.73 ฿)
2.65 $
(92.50 ฿)
     -70.52 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.00 $
(104.58 ฿)
0.57 $
(20.00 ฿)
     -80.88 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 225.00 $
(7,843.16 ฿)
28.69 $
(1,000.00 ฿)
     -87.25 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.25 $
(113.29 ฿)
1.00 $
(35.00 ฿)
     -69.11 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.86 $
(64.98 ฿)
0.43 $
(15.00 ฿)
     -76.92 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 25.00 $
(871.46 ฿)
5.74 $
(200.00 ฿)
     -77.05 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.65 $
(22.60 ฿)
0.74 $
(25.89 ฿)
     +14.57 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,087.50 $
(700,220.12 ฿)
18,646.81 $
(650,000.00 ฿)
     -7.17 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 135.52 $
(4,724.12 ฿)
45.15 $
(1,573.89 ฿)
     -66.68 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 $
(3.49 ฿)
0.04 $
(1.44 ฿)
     -58.76 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 55.03 $
(1,918.29 ฿)
17.16 $
(598.00 ฿)
     -68.83 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 64.54 $
(2,249.63 ฿)
30.84 $
(1,075.00 ฿)
     -52.21 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 28.12 $
(980.40 ฿)
3.37 $
(117.50 ฿)
     -88.02 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 13.00 $
(453.16 ฿)
4.30 $
(150.00 ฿)
     -66.90 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 50.96 $
(1,776.43 ฿)
50.20 $
(1,750.00 ฿)
     -1.49 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 41.45 $
(1,444.85 ฿)
33.47 $
(1,166.67 ฿)
     -19.25 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 82.72 $
(2,883.47 ฿)
86.38 $
(3,011.11 ฿)
     +4.43 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 132.13 $
(4,605.84 ฿)
46.54 $
(1,622.22 ฿)
     -64.78 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,058.04 $
(71,740.11 ฿)
311.65 $
(10,863.69 ฿)
     -84.86 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,611.46 $
(56,173.02 ฿)
191.25 $
(6,666.67 ฿)
     -88.13 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,922.21 $
(136,722.21 ฿)
788.90 $
(27,500.00 ฿)
     -79.89 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,760.76 $
(96,235.87 ฿)
470.47 $
(16,400.00 ฿)
     -82.96 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 5,543.28 $
(193,230.50 ฿)
1,703.31 $
(59,375.00 ฿)
     -69.27 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 2,895.18 $
(100,921.73 ฿)
1,093.31 $
(38,111.11 ฿)
     -62.24 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (Net After Tax) 3,576.19 $
(124,660.70 ฿)
385.37 $
(13,433.25 ฿)
     -89.22 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.94 6.57      +66.56 %
Last update: April, 2016May, 2016
Contributors:214117
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD