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Cost of Living Comparison Between Thailand and United States 

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Consumer Prices in United States are 65.67% higher than in Thailand
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United States are 75.02% higher than in Thailand
Rent Prices in United States are 100.03% higher than in Thailand
Restaurant Prices in United States are 173.04% higher than in Thailand
Groceries Prices in United States are 56.37% higher than in Thailand
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 271.32% higher than in Thailand

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  Thailand  United States      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 60.00 ฿     321.95 ฿      +436.58 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 550.00 ฿     1,448.78 ฿      +163.41 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 150.00 ฿     201.22 ฿      +34.15 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 60.00 ฿     112.68 ฿      +87.80 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 90.00 ฿     160.98 ฿      +78.86 %
Cappuccino (regular) 55.62 ฿     117.34 ฿      +110.96 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 17.81 ฿     51.03 ฿      +186.43 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 9.58 ฿     40.90 ฿      +327.08 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 45.32 ฿     31.98 ฿      -29.43 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 36.01 ฿     76.81 ฿      +113.31 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 34.91 ฿     93.12 ฿      +166.77 %
Eggs (12) 53.55 ฿     72.45 ฿      +35.31 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 463.12 ฿     304.83 ฿      -34.18 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 99.17 ฿     245.88 ฿      +147.93 %
Apples (1kg) 72.47 ฿     119.41 ฿      +64.78 %
Oranges (1kg) 56.96 ฿     115.16 ฿      +102.18 %
Tomato (1kg) 40.76 ฿     119.77 ฿      +193.81 %
Potato (1kg) 48.39 ฿     75.61 ฿      +56.25 %
Lettuce (1 head) 26.72 ฿     50.64 ฿      +89.53 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 16.09 ฿     56.67 ฿      +252.29 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 500.00 ฿     386.34 ฿      -22.73 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 44.49 ฿     73.59 ฿      +65.41 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 73.89 ฿     105.59 ฿      +42.91 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 90.00 ฿     193.17 ฿      +114.63 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 20.00 ฿     64.39 ฿      +221.95 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 775.00 ฿     2,124.87 ฿      +174.18 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 35.00 ฿     96.59 ฿      +175.96 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 5.50 ฿     50.01 ฿      +809.32 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 100.00 ฿     904.68 ฿      +804.68 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 39.23 ฿     30.97 ฿      -21.03 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 750,000.00 ฿     643,900.00 ฿      -14.15 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 2,217.58 ฿     5,211.13 ฿      +134.99 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.88 ฿     4.74 ฿      +152.02 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 638.68 ฿     1,485.82 ฿      +132.64 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 1,389.63 ฿     1,272.53 ฿      -8.43 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 196.34 ฿     593.90 ฿      +202.48 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 160.00 ฿     321.95 ฿      +101.22 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 1,595.54 ฿     1,312.43 ฿      -17.74 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 1,279.71 ฿     1,177.58 ฿      -7.98 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 2,647.67 ฿     2,457.95 ฿      -7.17 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 2,205.72 ฿     2,687.28 ฿      +21.83 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 14,144.53 ฿     32,005.16 ฿      +126.27 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 7,323.61 ฿     24,148.04 ฿      +229.73 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 36,886.16 ฿     54,760.37 ฿      +48.46 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 17,736.85 ฿     41,294.57 ฿      +132.82 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 81,670.81 ฿     61,468.94 ฿      -24.74 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 50,496.00 ฿     39,620.49 ฿      -21.54 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 16,214.04 ฿     105,372.56 ฿      +549.88 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 6.17     4.20      -31.89 %
 
Last updateApril, 2014April, 2014
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Currency: THB



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