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Cost of Living Comparison Between Melbourne and Bangkok 

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Consumer Prices in Bangkok are 23.80% lower than in Melbourne
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Bangkok are 28.86% lower than in Melbourne
Rent Prices in Bangkok are 38.12% lower than in Melbourne
Restaurant Prices in Bangkok are 57.61% lower than in Melbourne
Groceries Prices in Bangkok are 12.30% lower than in Melbourne
Local Purchasing Power in Bangkok is 65.56% lower than in Melbourne
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 16.24 A$
(370.84 ฿)
3.50 A$
(80.00 ฿)
     -78.43 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 85.00 A$
(1,940.40 ฿)
37.23 A$
(850.00 ฿)
     -56.19 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 11.00 A$
(251.11 ฿)
8.10 A$
(185.00 ฿)
     -26.33 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 9.00 A$
(205.45 ฿)
3.50 A$
(80.00 ฿)
     -61.06 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 9.00 A$
(205.45 ฿)
6.57 A$
(150.00 ฿)
     -26.99 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.17 A$
(95.11 ฿)
3.35 A$
(76.48 ฿)
     -19.59 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.11 A$
(71.07 ฿)
0.91 A$
(20.84 ฿)
     -70.68 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.77 A$
(63.23 ฿)
0.46 A$
(10.52 ฿)
     -83.37 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.74 A$
(108.12 ฿)
8.85 A$
(202.13 ฿)
     +86.95 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.45 A$
(55.86 ฿)
1.50 A$
(34.29 ฿)
     -38.61 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.24 A$
(28.41 ฿)
0.97 A$
(22.21 ฿)
     -21.85 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.89 A$
(88.86 ฿)
2.52 A$
(57.56 ฿)
     -35.22 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.15 A$
(94.82 ฿)
13.83 A$
(315.68 ฿)
     +232.92 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4.51 A$
(103.05 ฿)
2.17 A$
(49.44 ฿)
     -52.02 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.01 A$
(137.09 ฿)
8.28 A$
(189.05 ฿)
     +37.90 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.75 A$
(40.03 ฿)
2.05 A$
(46.84 ฿)
     +17.00 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.33 A$
(30.44 ฿)
0.95 A$
(21.68 ฿)
     -28.79 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.46 A$
(33.23 ฿)
1.55 A$
(35.41 ฿)
     +6.54 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.11 A$
(48.16 ฿)
0.84 A$
(19.20 ฿)
     -60.13 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.31 A$
(29.90 ฿)
0.90 A$
(20.48 ฿)
     -31.48 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.10 A$
(25.09 ฿)
0.73 A$
(16.68 ฿)
     -33.52 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.46 A$
(56.10 ฿)
1.65 A$
(37.67 ฿)
     -32.86 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.02 A$
(46.14 ฿)
0.76 A$
(17.36 ฿)
     -62.38 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 A$
(342.42 ฿)
30.66 A$
(700.00 ฿)
     +104.43 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.69 A$
(84.15 ฿)
2.53 A$
(57.73 ฿)
     -31.40 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.00 A$
(137.04 ฿)
5.58 A$
(127.31 ฿)
     -7.10 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 30.00 A$
(684.85 ฿)
6.35 A$
(145.00 ฿)
     -78.83 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.30 A$
(98.16 ฿)
1.53 A$
(35.00 ฿)
     -64.34 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 150.00 A$
(3,424.24 ฿)
46.00 A$
(1,050.00 ฿)
     -69.34 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.50 A$
(102.73 ฿)
1.53 A$
(35.00 ฿)
     -65.93 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.74 A$
(62.46 ฿)
0.42 A$
(9.66 ฿)
     -84.54 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 34.20 A$
(780.73 ฿)
5.26 A$
(120.00 ฿)
     -84.63 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.60 A$
(127.82 ฿)
5.07 A$
(115.76 ฿)
     -9.43 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,120.00 A$
(573,445.31 ฿)
52,566.48 A$
(1,200,000.00 ฿)
     +109.26 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,256.13 A$
(530,896.42 ฿)
36,670.50 A$
(837,122.96 ฿)
     +57.68 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 199.47 A$
(4,553.65 ฿)
113.80 A$
(2,597.83 ฿)
     -42.95 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.18 A$
(4.03 ฿)
0.08 A$
(1.80 ฿)
     -55.32 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 71.40 A$
(1,630.01 ฿)
33.55 A$
(765.78 ฿)
     -53.02 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 65.11 A$
(1,486.35 ฿)
98.11 A$
(2,239.60 ฿)
     +50.68 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 21.70 A$
(495.37 ฿)
14.47 A$
(330.42 ฿)
     -33.30 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 20.00 A$
(456.56 ฿)
9.64 A$
(220.00 ฿)
     -51.81 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,801.41 A$
(41,122.95 ฿)
471.70 A$
(10,767.97 ฿)
     -73.82 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 21,276.32 A$
(485,700.78 ฿)
19,360.36 A$
(441,962.96 ฿)
     -9.01 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 104.47 A$
(2,384.79 ฿)
80.34 A$
(1,833.97 ฿)
     -23.10 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 61.08 A$
(1,394.39 ฿)
49.53 A$
(1,130.75 ฿)
     -18.91 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 133.72 A$
(3,052.51 ฿)
139.03 A$
(3,173.86 ฿)
     +3.98 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 150.13 A$
(3,427.26 ฿)
127.47 A$
(2,910.00 ฿)
     -15.09 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,853.98 A$
(42,323.18 ฿)
937.92 A$
(21,411.05 ฿)
     -49.41 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,446.05 A$
(33,010.88 ฿)
448.39 A$
(10,235.89 ฿)
     -68.99 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,526.65 A$
(80,507.20 ฿)
2,894.93 A$
(66,086.21 ฿)
     -17.91 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,169.76 A$
(49,531.81 ฿)
1,286.00 A$
(29,357.14 ฿)
     -40.73 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 846.04 A$
(19,313.52 ฿)
615.09 A$
(14,041.51 ฿)
     -27.30 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 664.03 A$
(15,158.63 ฿)
303.19 A$
(6,921.22 ฿)
     -54.34 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,361.02 A$
(99,554.49 ฿)
1,068.57 A$
(24,393.62 ฿)
     -75.50 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.44 5.17      +16.54 %
Last update: January 2019January 2019
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