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Cost of Living Comparison Between Thailand and United States Reverse

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Consumer Prices in United States are 85.73% higher than in Thailand
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United States are 101.42% higher than in Thailand
Rent Prices in United States are 147.68% higher than in Thailand
Restaurant Prices in United States are 225.03% higher than in Thailand
Groceries Prices in United States are 75.16% higher than in Thailand
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 269.77% higher than in Thailand

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  Thailand  United States      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 50.00 ฿
(1.40 $)
    393.58 ฿
(11.00 $)
     +687.17 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 600.00 ฿
(16.77 $)
    1,789.02 ฿
(50.00 $)
     +198.17 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 150.00 ฿
(4.19 $)
    241.52 ฿
(6.75 $)
     +61.01 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 55.00 ฿
(1.54 $)
    125.23 ฿
(3.50 $)
     +127.69 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 90.00 ฿
(2.52 $)
    178.90 ฿
(5.00 $)
     +98.78 %
Cappuccino (regular) 60.17 ฿
(1.68 $)
    133.86 ฿
(3.74 $)
     +122.47 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 17.85 ฿
(0.50 $)
    59.02 ฿
(1.65 $)
     +230.57 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 9.68 ฿
(0.27 $)
    47.89 ฿
(1.34 $)
     +394.86 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 178.82 ฿
(5.00 $)
    134.36 ฿
(3.76 $)
     -24.86 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 34.52 ฿
(0.96 $)
    81.06 ฿
(2.27 $)
     +134.80 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 17.40 ฿
(0.49 $)
    53.52 ฿
(1.50 $)
     +207.58 %
Eggs (12) 53.60 ฿
(1.50 $)
    89.04 ฿
(2.49 $)
     +66.13 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 217.36 ฿
(6.07 $)
    160.85 ฿
(4.50 $)
     -26.00 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 45.57 ฿
(1.27 $)
    137.09 ฿
(3.83 $)
     +200.81 %
Apples (1 lb) 39.59 ฿
(1.11 $)
    66.20 ฿
(1.85 $)
     +67.22 %
Oranges (1 lb) 29.53 ฿
(0.83 $)
    65.28 ฿
(1.82 $)
     +121.04 %
Tomato (1 lb) 18.61 ฿
(0.52 $)
    63.79 ฿
(1.78 $)
     +242.71 %
Potato (1 lb) 19.62 ฿
(0.55 $)
    42.41 ฿
(1.19 $)
     +116.16 %
Lettuce (1 head) 26.75 ฿
(0.75 $)
    56.42 ฿
(1.58 $)
     +110.92 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 15.82 ฿
(0.44 $)
    63.07 ฿
(1.76 $)
     +298.59 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 550.00 ฿
(15.37 $)
    429.36 ฿
(12.00 $)
     -21.93 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 48.03 ฿
(1.34 $)
    63.15 ฿
(1.77 $)
     +31.48 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 67.73 ฿
(1.89 $)
    84.90 ฿
(2.37 $)
     +25.36 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 90.00 ฿
(2.52 $)
    218.26 ฿
(6.10 $)
     +142.51 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 20.00 ฿
(0.56 $)
    71.56 ฿
(2.00 $)
     +257.80 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,000.00 ฿
(27.95 $)
    2,289.95 ฿
(64.00 $)
     +128.99 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 35.00 ฿
(0.98 $)
    107.34 ฿
(3.00 $)
     +206.69 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 12.87 ฿
(0.36 $)
    89.45 ฿
(2.50 $)
     +594.78 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 125.00 ฿
(3.49 $)
    1,073.41 ฿
(30.00 $)
     +758.73 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 125.96 ฿
(3.52 $)
    101.88 ฿
(2.85 $)
     -19.12 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 750,000.00 ฿
(20,961.20 $)
    751,388.40 ฿
(21,000.00 $)
     +0.19 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 2,258.26 ฿
(63.11 $)
    5,641.68 ฿
(157.68 $)
     +149.82 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.74 ฿
(0.05 $)
    5.68 ฿
(0.16 $)
     +227.14 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 636.07 ฿
(17.78 $)
    1,717.92 ฿
(48.01 $)
     +170.08 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 1,463.37 ฿
(40.90 $)
    1,328.18 ฿
(37.12 $)
     -9.24 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 211.00 ฿
(5.90 $)
    656.01 ฿
(18.33 $)
     +210.90 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 160.00 ฿
(4.47 $)
    357.80 ฿
(10.00 $)
     +123.63 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 1,875.74 ฿
(52.42 $)
    1,473.80 ฿
(41.19 $)
     -21.43 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 1,423.31 ฿
(39.78 $)
    1,281.87 ฿
(35.83 $)
     -9.94 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 2,967.92 ฿
(82.95 $)
    2,746.46 ฿
(76.76 $)
     -7.46 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 2,212.22 ฿
(61.83 $)
    3,123.54 ฿
(87.30 $)
     +41.19 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 11,848.55 ฿
(331.15 $)
    36,202.85 ฿
(1,011.81 $)
     +205.55 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 6,740.72 ฿
(188.39 $)
    28,315.91 ฿
(791.38 $)
     +320.07 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 34,523.41 ฿
(964.87 $)
    61,786.75 ฿
(1,726.83 $)
     +78.97 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 17,230.40 ฿
(481.56 $)
    47,917.12 ฿
(1,339.20 $)
     +178.10 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 7,537.71 ฿
(210.67 $)
    7,340.38 ฿
(205.15 $)
     -2.62 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 4,937.10 ฿
(137.98 $)
    4,735.52 ฿
(132.35 $)
     -4.08 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 12,862.27 ฿
(359.48 $)
    95,798.96 ฿
(2,677.41 $)
     +644.81 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 6.30     4.18      -33.58 %
 
Last updateAugust, 2015August, 2015
Contributors:56210984
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: THB