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Cost of Living Comparison Between Melbourne and Bangkok 

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Consumer Prices in Bangkok are 23.76% lower than in Melbourne
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Bangkok are 28.70% lower than in Melbourne
Rent Prices in Bangkok are 37.91% lower than in Melbourne
Restaurant Prices in Bangkok are 58.34% lower than in Melbourne
Groceries Prices in Bangkok are 12.69% lower than in Melbourne
Local Purchasing Power in Bangkok is 67.42% lower than in Melbourne
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 16.00 A$
(360.62 ฿)
3.55 A$
(80.00 ฿)
     -77.82 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 90.00 A$
(2,028.47 ฿)
38.82 A$
(875.00 ฿)
     -56.86 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 11.00 A$
(247.92 ฿)
7.99 A$
(180.00 ฿)
     -27.40 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 9.00 A$
(202.85 ฿)
3.55 A$
(80.00 ฿)
     -60.56 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 10.00 A$
(225.39 ฿)
6.66 A$
(150.00 ฿)
     -33.45 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.15 A$
(93.63 ฿)
3.21 A$
(72.32 ฿)
     -22.76 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.24 A$
(73.12 ฿)
0.82 A$
(18.41 ฿)
     -74.83 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.77 A$
(62.35 ฿)
0.44 A$
(9.86 ฿)
     -84.19 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.84 A$
(109.17 ฿)
8.90 A$
(200.53 ฿)
     +83.69 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.44 A$
(55.01 ฿)
1.45 A$
(32.66 ฿)
     -40.64 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.21 A$
(27.20 ฿)
0.85 A$
(19.27 ฿)
     -29.16 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.88 A$
(87.51 ฿)
2.47 A$
(55.65 ฿)
     -36.41 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.28 A$
(96.52 ฿)
14.34 A$
(323.12 ฿)
     +234.76 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4.57 A$
(103.00 ฿)
2.14 A$
(48.18 ฿)
     -53.23 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.80 A$
(130.75 ฿)
8.43 A$
(189.90 ฿)
     +45.24 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.79 A$
(40.43 ฿)
2.09 A$
(47.11 ฿)
     +16.51 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.45 A$
(32.73 ฿)
0.93 A$
(20.93 ฿)
     -36.04 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.55 A$
(35.00 ฿)
1.51 A$
(34.13 ฿)
     -2.51 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.06 A$
(46.36 ฿)
0.85 A$
(19.13 ฿)
     -58.73 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.45 A$
(32.71 ฿)
0.90 A$
(20.21 ฿)
     -38.22 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.12 A$
(25.21 ฿)
0.74 A$
(16.60 ฿)
     -34.18 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.56 A$
(57.75 ฿)
1.58 A$
(35.67 ฿)
     -38.23 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.91 A$
(43.03 ฿)
0.75 A$
(16.80 ฿)
     -60.96 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 A$
(338.08 ฿)
31.06 A$
(700.00 ฿)
     +107.05 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.78 A$
(85.30 ฿)
2.62 A$
(58.97 ฿)
     -30.87 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.80 A$
(130.64 ฿)
5.78 A$
(130.33 ฿)
     -0.23 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 30.00 A$
(676.16 ฿)
6.43 A$
(145.00 ฿)
     -78.56 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.30 A$
(96.92 ฿)
1.55 A$
(35.00 ฿)
     -63.89 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 150.00 A$
(3,380.79 ฿)
47.92 A$
(1,080.00 ฿)
     -68.05 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.90 A$
(110.44 ฿)
1.55 A$
(35.00 ฿)
     -68.31 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.90 A$
(65.29 ฿)
0.44 A$
(9.86 ฿)
     -84.90 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 34.20 A$
(770.82 ฿)
5.32 A$
(120.00 ฿)
     -84.43 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.52 A$
(124.47 ฿)
5.11 A$
(115.15 ฿)
     -7.48 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,120.00 A$
(566,169.38 ฿)
57,678.85 A$
(1,300,000.00 ฿)
     +129.61 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,954.07 A$
(539,890.88 ฿)
36,925.32 A$
(832,244.70 ฿)
     +54.15 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 200.83 A$
(4,526.54 ฿)
116.90 A$
(2,634.80 ฿)
     -41.79 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.20 A$
(4.41 ฿)
0.08 A$
(1.88 ฿)
     -57.31 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 72.11 A$
(1,625.19 ฿)
33.08 A$
(745.63 ฿)
     -54.12 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 70.68 A$
(1,593.02 ฿)
100.43 A$
(2,263.53 ฿)
     +42.09 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 21.81 A$
(491.56 ฿)
13.97 A$
(314.93 ฿)
     -35.93 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 20.00 A$
(450.77 ฿)
9.76 A$
(220.00 ฿)
     -51.19 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,854.51 A$
(41,798.14 ฿)
420.88 A$
(9,486.05 ฿)
     -77.31 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 20,486.84 A$
(461,744.53 ฿)
17,679.97 A$
(398,481.48 ฿)
     -13.70 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 106.28 A$
(2,395.31 ฿)
80.93 A$
(1,824.12 ฿)
     -23.85 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 63.04 A$
(1,420.89 ฿)
47.58 A$
(1,072.31 ฿)
     -24.53 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 134.65 A$
(3,034.82 ฿)
136.67 A$
(3,080.41 ฿)
     +1.50 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 152.02 A$
(3,426.25 ฿)
126.40 A$
(2,848.98 ฿)
     -16.85 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,883.25 A$
(42,445.80 ฿)
951.74 A$
(21,450.78 ฿)
     -49.46 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,445.24 A$
(32,573.65 ฿)
467.99 A$
(10,547.92 ฿)
     -67.62 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,504.51 A$
(78,986.79 ฿)
2,851.81 A$
(64,275.86 ฿)
     -18.62 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,142.61 A$
(48,291.36 ฿)
1,322.90 A$
(29,816.33 ฿)
     -38.26 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 856.21 A$
(19,297.85 ฿)
642.81 A$
(14,488.11 ฿)
     -24.92 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 685.85 A$
(15,458.05 ฿)
311.20 A$
(7,014.12 ฿)
     -54.62 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,467.89 A$
(100,699.91 ฿)
1,037.78 A$
(23,390.00 ฿)
     -76.77 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.40 5.76      +30.77 %
Last update: March 2019March 2019
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Currency: AUD