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Cost of Living Comparison Between Melbourne and Bangkok 

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Consumer Prices in Bangkok are 29.05% lower than in Melbourne
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Bangkok are 32.63% lower than in Melbourne
Rent Prices in Bangkok are 39.55% lower than in Melbourne
Restaurant Prices in Bangkok are 57.70% lower than in Melbourne
Groceries Prices in Bangkok are 19.99% lower than in Melbourne
Local Purchasing Power in Bangkok is 65.82% lower than in Melbourne
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 16.00 A$
(391.76 ฿)
3.27 A$
(80.00 ฿)
     -79.58 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 A$
(1,958.82 ฿)
36.76 A$
(900.00 ฿)
     -54.05 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 A$
(244.85 ฿)
7.35 A$
(180.00 ฿)
     -26.49 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 A$
(195.88 ฿)
3.27 A$
(80.00 ฿)
     -59.16 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 9.00 A$
(220.37 ฿)
6.13 A$
(150.00 ฿)
     -31.93 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.06 A$
(99.46 ฿)
3.20 A$
(78.37 ฿)
     -21.20 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 3.05 A$
(74.69 ฿)
0.91 A$
(22.31 ฿)
     -70.13 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.61 A$
(63.97 ฿)
0.45 A$
(11.01 ฿)
     -82.78 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.78 A$
(117.07 ฿)
7.99 A$
(195.66 ฿)
     +67.13 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.37 A$
(58.13 ฿)
1.62 A$
(39.61 ฿)
     -31.86 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.25 A$
(30.70 ฿)
0.84 A$
(20.47 ฿)
     -33.32 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.16 A$
(101.95 ฿)
2.23 A$
(54.61 ฿)
     -46.43 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.33 A$
(105.97 ฿)
12.01 A$
(294.03 ฿)
     +177.48 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4.63 A$
(113.33 ฿)
2.28 A$
(55.79 ฿)
     -50.77 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.24 A$
(152.71 ฿)
7.12 A$
(174.23 ฿)
     +14.10 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.78 A$
(43.49 ฿)
1.86 A$
(45.60 ฿)
     +4.86 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.28 A$
(31.32 ฿)
0.98 A$
(23.91 ฿)
     -23.66 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.33 A$
(32.59 ฿)
1.46 A$
(35.76 ฿)
     +9.75 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.25 A$
(55.01 ฿)
0.79 A$
(19.26 ฿)
     -64.98 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.42 A$
(34.83 ฿)
0.93 A$
(22.78 ฿)
     -34.60 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.10 A$
(26.98 ฿)
0.72 A$
(17.54 ฿)
     -34.99 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.53 A$
(61.83 ฿)
1.55 A$
(38.00 ฿)
     -38.54 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.93 A$
(47.31 ฿)
0.69 A$
(17.00 ฿)
     -64.06 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 A$
(367.28 ฿)
26.55 A$
(650.00 ฿)
     +76.98 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.97 A$
(97.21 ฿)
2.30 A$
(56.25 ฿)
     -42.13 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 5.62 A$
(137.73 ฿)
6.20 A$
(151.92 ฿)
     +10.31 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 29.00 A$
(710.07 ฿)
5.92 A$
(145.00 ฿)
     -79.58 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.21 A$
(103.08 ฿)
1.43 A$
(35.00 ฿)
     -66.05 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 145.52 A$
(3,563.10 ฿)
44.11 A$
(1,080.00 ฿)
     -69.69 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.35 A$
(106.51 ฿)
1.43 A$
(35.00 ฿)
     -67.14 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.61 A$
(63.92 ฿)
0.39 A$
(9.66 ฿)
     -84.89 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 34.20 A$
(837.40 ฿)
4.90 A$
(120.00 ฿)
     -85.67 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.28 A$
(129.39 ฿)
4.63 A$
(113.41 ฿)
     -12.35 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 A$
(612,132.32 ฿)
45,027.03 A$
(1,102,500.00 ฿)
     +80.11 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,173.52 A$
(567,410.38 ฿)
35,578.50 A$
(871,150.00 ฿)
     +53.53 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 208.57 A$
(5,106.89 ฿)
107.42 A$
(2,630.33 ฿)
     -48.49 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.17 A$
(4.26 ฿)
0.07 A$
(1.80 ฿)
     -57.72 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 72.17 A$
(1,767.18 ฿)
31.67 A$
(775.35 ฿)
     -56.12 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 63.22 A$
(1,548.04 ฿)
97.53 A$
(2,388.01 ฿)
     +54.26 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 23.69 A$
(580.00 ฿)
12.73 A$
(311.76 ฿)
     -46.25 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 20.00 A$
(489.71 ฿)
8.17 A$
(200.00 ฿)
     -59.16 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,607.90 A$
(39,369.92 ฿)
616.77 A$
(15,101.85 ฿)
     -61.64 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 20,589.29 A$
(504,134.69 ฿)
19,102.93 A$
(467,740.74 ฿)
     -7.22 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 99.51 A$
(2,436.46 ฿)
79.30 A$
(1,941.80 ฿)
     -20.30 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 61.98 A$
(1,517.53 ฿)
46.94 A$
(1,149.37 ฿)
     -24.26 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 132.03 A$
(3,232.78 ฿)
134.46 A$
(3,292.41 ฿)
     +1.84 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 151.00 A$
(3,697.28 ฿)
129.76 A$
(3,177.12 ฿)
     -14.07 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,745.43 A$
(42,737.39 ฿)
856.28 A$
(20,966.22 ฿)
     -50.94 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,343.76 A$
(32,902.41 ฿)
394.99 A$
(9,671.43 ฿)
     -70.61 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,303.78 A$
(80,893.96 ฿)
2,728.17 A$
(66,800.00 ฿)
     -17.42 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,074.46 A$
(50,793.85 ฿)
1,138.76 A$
(27,882.99 ฿)
     -45.11 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 807.94 A$
(19,782.55 ฿)
515.35 A$
(12,618.50 ฿)
     -36.21 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 634.65 A$
(15,539.63 ฿)
279.15 A$
(6,834.95 ฿)
     -56.02 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,483.08 A$
(109,769.41 ฿)
1,032.14 A$
(25,272.36 ฿)
     -76.98 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.52 5.21      +15.24 %
Last update: June 2018June 2018
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Currency: AUD