Cost of Living Comparison Between Sydney and Bangkok 

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Consumer Prices in Bangkok are 46.1% lower than in Sydney (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Bangkok are 55.2% lower than in Sydney
Rent Prices in Bangkok are 69.2% lower than in Sydney
Restaurant Prices in Bangkok are 68.4% lower than in Sydney
Groceries Prices in Bangkok are 42.7% lower than in Sydney
Local Purchasing Power in Bangkok is 63.0% lower than in Sydney
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Restaurants
Sydney Edit Bangkok Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 24.89 A$
(588.72 ฿)
4.23 A$
(100.00 ฿)
     -83.0 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 120.00 A$
(2,838.39 ฿)
38.51 A$
(910.84 ฿)
     -67.9 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 15.00 A$
(354.80 ฿)
8.46 A$
(200.00 ฿)
     -43.6 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 10.45 A$
(247.18 ฿)
2.96 A$
(70.00 ฿)
     -71.7 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 12.00 A$
(283.84 ฿)
5.92 A$
(140.00 ฿)
     -50.7 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.05 A$
(119.41 ฿)
3.61 A$
(85.35 ฿)
     -28.5 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.92 A$
(92.63 ฿)
0.89 A$
(21.02 ฿)
     -77.3 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 3.26 A$
(77.19 ฿)
0.53 A$
(12.46 ฿)
     -83.9 %
Markets
Sydney Edit Bangkok Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 8.92 A$
(210.88 ฿)
9.63 A$
(227.67 ฿)
     +8.0 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.85 A$
(91.06 ฿)
2.24 A$
(52.87 ฿)
     -41.9 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.55 A$
(36.56 ฿)
1.05 A$
(24.73 ฿)
     -32.4 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 6.20 A$
(146.54 ฿)
3.36 A$
(79.55 ฿)
     -45.7 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 8.40 A$
(198.80 ฿)
13.15 A$
(311.11 ฿)
     +56.5 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.86 A$
(138.49 ฿)
2.12 A$
(50.18 ฿)
     -63.8 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 10.52 A$
(248.74 ฿)
7.50 A$
(177.32 ฿)
     -28.7 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.21 A$
(52.19 ฿)
2.11 A$
(49.84 ฿)
     -4.5 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.90 A$
(44.88 ฿)
1.04 A$
(24.53 ฿)
     -45.3 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.17 A$
(51.28 ฿)
1.58 A$
(37.39 ฿)
     -27.1 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.96 A$
(70.01 ฿)
1.07 A$
(25.30 ฿)
     -63.9 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.69 A$
(40.02 ฿)
1.02 A$
(24.15 ฿)
     -39.6 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.58 A$
(37.31 ฿)
0.90 A$
(21.21 ฿)
     -43.2 %
Lettuce (1 head) 3.34 A$
(78.94 ฿)
1.92 A$
(45.34 ฿)
     -42.6 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.41 A$
(56.92 ฿)
0.67 A$
(15.90 ฿)
     -72.1 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 20.00 A$
(473.07 ฿)
25.37 A$
(600.00 ฿)
     +26.8 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 8.11 A$
(191.85 ฿)
2.63 A$
(62.22 ฿)
     -67.6 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.41 A$
(198.87 ฿)
5.08 A$
(120.24 ฿)
     -39.5 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 50.00 A$
(1,182.66 ฿)
6.34 A$
(150.00 ฿)
     -87.3 %
Transportation
Sydney Edit Bangkok Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 5.00 A$
(118.27 ฿)
1.86 A$
(44.00 ฿)
     -62.8 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 220.00 A$
(5,203.72 ฿)
54.96 A$
(1,300.00 ฿)
     -75.0 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 8.00 A$
(189.23 ฿)
1.48 A$
(35.00 ฿)
     -81.5 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 7.24 A$
(171.30 ฿)
2.79 A$
(66.11 ฿)
     -61.4 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 90.00 A$
(2,128.79 ฿)
7.61 A$
(180.00 ฿)
     -91.5 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.74 A$
(182.98 ฿)
6.46 A$
(152.73 ฿)
     -16.5 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 41,760.50 A$
(987,772.37 ฿)
78,213.29 A$
(1,850,000.00 ฿)
     +87.3 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 33,900.55 A$
(801,858.79 ฿)
38,551.47 A$
(911,868.42 ฿)
     +13.7 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Sydney Edit Bangkok Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 332.33 A$
(7,860.70 ฿)
141.70 A$
(3,351.70 ฿)
     -57.4 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 40.15 A$
(949.65 ฿)
19.97 A$
(472.35 ฿)
     -50.3 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 83.43 A$
(1,973.41 ฿)
23.15 A$
(547.60 ฿)
     -72.3 %
Sports And Leisure
Sydney Edit Bangkok Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 97.29 A$
(2,301.20 ฿)
81.44 A$
(1,926.39 ฿)
     -16.3 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 32.31 A$
(764.28 ฿)
15.79 A$
(373.38 ฿)
     -51.1 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 24.00 A$
(567.68 ฿)
10.57 A$
(250.00 ฿)
     -56.0 %
Childcare
Sydney Edit Bangkok Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 3,121.58 A$
(73,835.50 ฿)
940.96 A$
(22,256.77 ฿)
     -69.9 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 26,337.50 A$
(622,967.99 ฿)
18,572.00 A$
(439,288.64 ฿)
     -29.5 %
Clothing And Shoes
Sydney Edit Bangkok Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 120.28 A$
(2,845.02 ฿)
82.99 A$
(1,962.93 ฿)
     -31.0 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 101.51 A$
(2,400.95 ฿)
61.76 A$
(1,460.78 ฿)
     -39.2 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 173.74 A$
(4,109.53 ฿)
156.23 A$
(3,695.36 ฿)
     -10.1 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 212.61 A$
(5,029.04 ฿)
147.48 A$
(3,488.42 ฿)
     -30.6 %
Rent Per Month
Sydney Edit Bangkok Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,406.45 A$
(80,573.79 ฿)
951.88 A$
(22,515.15 ฿)
     -72.1 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,366.09 A$
(55,965.72 ฿)
442.46 A$
(10,465.71 ฿)
     -81.3 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 6,757.71 A$
(159,842.03 ฿)
2,393.75 A$
(56,620.00 ฿)
     -64.6 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,897.56 A$
(92,190.01 ฿)
1,277.88 A$
(30,226.00 ฿)
     -67.2 %
Buy Apartment Price
Sydney Edit Bangkok Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 2,394.13 A$
(56,629.09 ฿)
733.76 A$
(17,355.83 ฿)
     -69.4 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,519.17 A$
(35,933.24 ฿)
349.15 A$
(8,258.53 ฿)
     -77.0 %
Salaries And Financing
Sydney Edit Bangkok Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 5,872.15 A$
(138,895.59 ฿)
973.57 A$
(23,028.10 ฿)
     -83.4 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.48 5.92      -8.6 %
Last update: April 2024April 2024
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