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Cost of Living Comparison Between Melbourne and Bangkok 

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Consumer Prices in Bangkok are 21.06% lower than in Melbourne
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Bangkok are 25.51% lower than in Melbourne
Rent Prices in Bangkok are 33.93% lower than in Melbourne
Restaurant Prices in Bangkok are 58.22% lower than in Melbourne
Groceries Prices in Bangkok are 15.27% lower than in Melbourne
Local Purchasing Power in Bangkok is 68.15% lower than in Melbourne
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 17.25 A$
(358.30 ฿)
2.89 A$
(60.00 ฿)
     -83.25 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 86.00 A$
(1,785.94 ฿)
38.52 A$
(800.00 ฿)
     -55.21 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 11.00 A$
(228.43 ฿)
8.31 A$
(172.50 ฿)
     -24.49 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 9.00 A$
(186.90 ฿)
3.85 A$
(80.00 ฿)
     -57.20 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 9.00 A$
(186.90 ฿)
7.22 A$
(150.00 ฿)
     -19.74 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.22 A$
(87.53 ฿)
3.57 A$
(74.17 ฿)
     -15.27 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.17 A$
(65.83 ฿)
0.84 A$
(17.54 ฿)
     -73.35 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.80 A$
(58.22 ฿)
0.46 A$
(9.48 ฿)
     -83.71 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.53 A$
(114.79 ฿)
9.43 A$
(195.82 ฿)
     +70.58 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.81 A$
(58.41 ฿)
1.47 A$
(30.54 ฿)
     -47.72 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.18 A$
(24.47 ฿)
0.92 A$
(19.09 ฿)
     -21.99 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.59 A$
(95.22 ฿)
2.80 A$
(58.09 ฿)
     -38.99 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.51 A$
(93.66 ฿)
14.42 A$
(299.37 ฿)
     +219.65 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4.80 A$
(99.65 ฿)
1.98 A$
(41.07 ฿)
     -58.79 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.82 A$
(141.65 ฿)
8.66 A$
(179.82 ฿)
     +26.94 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.84 A$
(38.13 ฿)
2.05 A$
(42.62 ฿)
     +11.77 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.55 A$
(32.22 ฿)
0.89 A$
(18.52 ฿)
     -42.53 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.57 A$
(32.59 ฿)
1.57 A$
(32.63 ฿)
     +0.13 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.29 A$
(47.63 ฿)
1.05 A$
(21.87 ฿)
     -54.08 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.58 A$
(32.82 ฿)
0.90 A$
(18.60 ฿)
     -43.33 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.16 A$
(24.12 ฿)
0.83 A$
(17.34 ฿)
     -28.12 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.52 A$
(52.28 ฿)
1.60 A$
(33.25 ฿)
     -36.41 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.98 A$
(41.15 ฿)
0.86 A$
(17.78 ฿)
     -56.80 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 A$
(311.50 ฿)
33.71 A$
(700.00 ฿)
     +124.72 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 4.70 A$
(97.67 ฿)
2.99 A$
(62.19 ฿)
     -36.33 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.62 A$
(116.79 ฿)
5.67 A$
(117.72 ฿)
     +0.80 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 31.20 A$
(647.92 ฿)
7.22 A$
(150.00 ฿)
     -76.85 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.40 A$
(91.37 ฿)
1.69 A$
(35.00 ฿)
     -61.70 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 150.00 A$
(3,115.01 ฿)
55.38 A$
(1,150.00 ฿)
     -63.08 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 A$
(103.83 ฿)
1.69 A$
(35.00 ฿)
     -66.29 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.90 A$
(60.16 ฿)
0.46 A$
(9.66 ฿)
     -83.95 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 34.20 A$
(710.22 ฿)
5.78 A$
(120.00 ฿)
     -83.10 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.35 A$
(111.08 ฿)
5.51 A$
(114.50 ฿)
     +3.08 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,145.00 A$
(522,178.78 ฿)
67,415.61 A$
(1,400,000.00 ฿)
     +168.11 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,332.61 A$
(505,308.09 ฿)
41,131.04 A$
(854,156.25 ฿)
     +69.04 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 202.53 A$
(4,205.81 ฿)
143.19 A$
(2,973.51 ฿)
     -29.30 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.20 A$
(4.08 ฿)
0.09 A$
(1.81 ฿)
     -55.66 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 71.59 A$
(1,486.69 ฿)
33.57 A$
(697.16 ฿)
     -53.11 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 76.53 A$
(1,589.38 ฿)
106.74 A$
(2,216.71 ฿)
     +39.47 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 23.09 A$
(479.44 ฿)
15.65 A$
(325.06 ฿)
     -32.20 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 20.00 A$
(415.33 ฿)
11.80 A$
(245.00 ฿)
     -41.01 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,959.79 A$
(40,698.46 ฿)
423.97 A$
(8,804.51 ฿)
     -78.37 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 20,485.29 A$
(425,412.05 ฿)
21,098.75 A$
(438,151.52 ฿)
     +2.99 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 101.32 A$
(2,104.06 ฿)
89.19 A$
(1,852.20 ฿)
     -11.97 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 60.54 A$
(1,257.25 ฿)
54.25 A$
(1,126.62 ฿)
     -10.39 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 124.45 A$
(2,584.34 ฿)
145.26 A$
(3,016.50 ฿)
     +16.72 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 142.67 A$
(2,962.88 ฿)
134.03 A$
(2,783.33 ฿)
     -6.06 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,865.07 A$
(38,731.32 ฿)
1,002.21 A$
(20,812.50 ฿)
     -46.26 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,467.15 A$
(30,467.81 ฿)
493.79 A$
(10,254.39 ฿)
     -66.34 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,504.37 A$
(72,774.22 ฿)
3,139.14 A$
(65,189.66 ฿)
     -10.42 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,300.93 A$
(47,782.80 ฿)
1,401.59 A$
(29,106.38 ฿)
     -39.09 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 898.96 A$
(18,668.43 ฿)
720.57 A$
(14,963.90 ฿)
     -19.84 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 724.91 A$
(15,053.91 ฿)
348.51 A$
(7,237.39 ฿)
     -51.92 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,546.57 A$
(94,417.28 ฿)
1,078.56 A$
(22,398.15 ฿)
     -76.28 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.18 5.63      +34.65 %
Last update: October 2019October 2019
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