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Cost of Living Comparison Between Thailand and United States 

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Consumer Prices in United States are 65.43% higher than in Thailand
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United States are 75.01% higher than in Thailand
Rent Prices in United States are 100.75% higher than in Thailand
Restaurant Prices in United States are 173.05% higher than in Thailand
Groceries Prices in United States are 56.28% higher than in Thailand
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 268.80% higher than in Thailand

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  Thailand  United States      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 60.00 ฿     323.50 ฿      +439.16 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 550.00 ฿     1,455.75 ฿      +164.68 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 150.00 ฿     202.19 ฿      +34.79 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 60.00 ฿     113.22 ฿      +88.71 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 90.00 ฿     161.75 ฿      +79.72 %
Cappuccino (regular) 55.58 ฿     117.84 ฿      +112.02 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 17.79 ฿     51.24 ฿      +188.09 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 9.58 ฿     41.07 ฿      +328.73 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 45.25 ฿     32.15 ฿      -28.96 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 36.01 ฿     77.22 ฿      +114.43 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 35.14 ฿     93.71 ฿      +166.70 %
Eggs (12) 53.69 ฿     72.79 ฿      +35.59 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 463.12 ฿     306.42 ฿      -33.84 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 98.59 ฿     246.97 ฿      +150.51 %
Apples (1kg) 72.47 ฿     119.74 ฿      +65.23 %
Oranges (1kg) 57.50 ฿     115.76 ฿      +101.34 %
Tomato (1kg) 40.44 ฿     120.30 ฿      +197.50 %
Potato (1kg) 48.69 ฿     76.06 ฿      +56.21 %
Lettuce (1 head) 27.12 ฿     50.85 ฿      +87.48 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 16.07 ฿     56.94 ฿      +254.39 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 500.00 ฿     388.20 ฿      -22.36 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 44.40 ฿     73.95 ฿      +66.53 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 73.30 ฿     106.01 ฿      +44.63 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 90.00 ฿     194.10 ฿      +115.67 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 20.00 ฿     64.70 ฿      +223.50 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 800.00 ฿     2,118.92 ฿      +164.86 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 35.00 ฿     97.05 ฿      +177.28 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 5.50 ฿     50.25 ฿      +813.70 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 100.00 ฿     912.27 ฿      +812.27 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 39.27 ฿     31.13 ฿      -20.74 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 750,000.00 ฿     646,998.00 ฿      -13.73 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 2,217.58 ฿     5,234.32 ฿      +136.04 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.88 ฿     4.79 ฿      +154.45 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 638.68 ฿     1,493.23 ฿      +133.80 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 1,389.63 ฿     1,277.85 ฿      -8.04 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 196.34 ฿     596.76 ฿      +203.94 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 160.00 ฿     323.50 ฿      +102.19 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 1,614.79 ฿     1,319.01 ฿      -18.32 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 1,271.94 ฿     1,179.99 ฿      -7.23 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 2,644.06 ฿     2,468.05 ฿      -6.66 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 2,213.24 ฿     2,697.38 ฿      +21.87 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 14,092.79 ฿     32,153.05 ฿      +128.15 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 7,291.55 ฿     24,275.20 ฿      +232.92 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 36,763.54 ฿     55,033.95 ฿      +49.70 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 17,684.31 ฿     41,501.19 ฿      +134.68 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 82,207.18 ฿     61,944.71 ฿      -24.65 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 50,870.86 ฿     39,811.12 ฿      -21.74 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 16,343.49 ฿     105,488.39 ฿      +545.45 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 6.17     4.20      -31.88 %
 
Last updateApril, 2014April, 2014
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Currency: THB



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