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Cost of Living Comparison Between Melbourne and Bangkok 

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Consumer Prices in Bangkok are 25.70% lower than in Melbourne
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Bangkok are 30.62% lower than in Melbourne
Rent Prices in Bangkok are 39.88% lower than in Melbourne
Restaurant Prices in Bangkok are 56.64% lower than in Melbourne
Groceries Prices in Bangkok are 16.61% lower than in Melbourne
Local Purchasing Power in Bangkok is 65.30% lower than in Melbourne
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 16.00 A$
(377.24 ฿)
3.39 A$
(80.00 ฿)
     -78.79 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 82.50 A$
(1,945.15 ฿)
38.17 A$
(900.00 ฿)
     -53.73 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 A$
(235.78 ฿)
7.63 A$
(180.00 ฿)
     -23.66 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 A$
(188.62 ฿)
3.39 A$
(80.00 ฿)
     -57.59 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 9.00 A$
(212.20 ฿)
6.79 A$
(160.00 ฿)
     -24.60 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.13 A$
(97.49 ฿)
3.20 A$
(75.37 ฿)
     -22.68 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 3.16 A$
(74.59 ฿)
0.85 A$
(19.95 ฿)
     -73.26 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.77 A$
(65.35 ฿)
0.45 A$
(10.60 ฿)
     -83.78 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.86 A$
(114.68 ฿)
8.31 A$
(195.85 ฿)
     +70.78 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.42 A$
(57.14 ฿)
1.49 A$
(35.17 ฿)
     -38.45 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.29 A$
(30.45 ฿)
0.94 A$
(22.18 ฿)
     -27.17 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.95 A$
(93.24 ฿)
2.32 A$
(54.63 ฿)
     -41.41 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.58 A$
(107.96 ฿)
12.36 A$
(291.37 ฿)
     +169.89 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4.51 A$
(106.36 ฿)
2.23 A$
(52.56 ฿)
     -50.58 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.21 A$
(146.45 ฿)
7.72 A$
(182.04 ฿)
     +24.30 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.72 A$
(40.48 ฿)
2.00 A$
(47.08 ฿)
     +16.31 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.25 A$
(29.53 ฿)
0.97 A$
(22.92 ฿)
     -22.39 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.39 A$
(32.88 ฿)
1.47 A$
(34.62 ฿)
     +5.32 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.07 A$
(48.86 ฿)
0.81 A$
(19.00 ฿)
     -61.12 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.28 A$
(30.09 ฿)
0.94 A$
(22.25 ฿)
     -26.05 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.05 A$
(24.65 ฿)
0.75 A$
(17.63 ฿)
     -28.50 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.47 A$
(58.30 ฿)
1.56 A$
(36.88 ฿)
     -36.75 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.13 A$
(50.30 ฿)
0.71 A$
(16.68 ฿)
     -66.83 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 A$
(353.66 ฿)
29.69 A$
(700.00 ฿)
     +97.93 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.61 A$
(85.15 ฿)
2.44 A$
(57.50 ฿)
     -32.48 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 5.65 A$
(133.14 ฿)
5.98 A$
(141.07 ฿)
     +5.95 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 30.00 A$
(707.33 ฿)
6.15 A$
(145.00 ฿)
     -79.50 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.30 A$
(101.38 ฿)
1.48 A$
(35.00 ฿)
     -65.48 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 147.30 A$
(3,472.97 ฿)
45.81 A$
(1,080.00 ฿)
     -68.90 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.80 A$
(113.17 ฿)
1.48 A$
(35.00 ฿)
     -69.07 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.62 A$
(61.70 ฿)
0.41 A$
(9.66 ฿)
     -84.35 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 34.20 A$
(806.35 ฿)
5.09 A$
(120.00 ฿)
     -85.12 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.42 A$
(127.82 ฿)
4.84 A$
(114.11 ฿)
     -10.73 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,490.00 A$
(600,991.80 ฿)
50,895.87 A$
(1,200,000.00 ฿)
     +99.67 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,036.77 A$
(543,150.62 ฿)
36,221.41 A$
(854,012.17 ฿)
     +57.23 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 197.11 A$
(4,647.27 ฿)
116.38 A$
(2,743.98 ฿)
     -40.95 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.18 A$
(4.26 ฿)
0.08 A$
(1.78 ฿)
     -58.27 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 71.10 A$
(1,676.30 ฿)
32.02 A$
(754.84 ฿)
     -54.97 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 62.97 A$
(1,484.72 ฿)
99.00 A$
(2,334.29 ฿)
     +57.22 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 22.29 A$
(525.64 ฿)
13.76 A$
(324.40 ฿)
     -38.29 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 20.00 A$
(471.55 ฿)
8.48 A$
(200.00 ฿)
     -57.59 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,761.13 A$
(41,523.22 ฿)
502.45 A$
(11,846.61 ฿)
     -71.47 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 21,069.44 A$
(496,765.92 ฿)
18,173.28 A$
(428,481.48 ฿)
     -13.75 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 101.22 A$
(2,386.44 ฿)
79.99 A$
(1,885.93 ฿)
     -20.97 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 61.52 A$
(1,450.56 ฿)
46.27 A$
(1,090.86 ฿)
     -24.80 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 135.52 A$
(3,195.23 ฿)
135.92 A$
(3,204.68 ฿)
     +0.30 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 147.52 A$
(3,478.25 ฿)
128.16 A$
(3,021.65 ฿)
     -13.13 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,817.34 A$
(42,848.49 ฿)
881.14 A$
(20,775.19 ฿)
     -51.51 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,399.96 A$
(33,007.59 ฿)
412.53 A$
(9,726.45 ฿)
     -70.53 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,379.64 A$
(79,683.74 ฿)
2,753.00 A$
(64,909.09 ฿)
     -18.54 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,109.94 A$
(49,747.20 ฿)
1,171.73 A$
(27,626.60 ฿)
     -44.47 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 807.88 A$
(19,047.79 ฿)
605.64 A$
(14,279.61 ฿)
     -25.03 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 664.51 A$
(15,667.41 ฿)
293.55 A$
(6,921.22 ฿)
     -55.82 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,471.11 A$
(105,417.90 ฿)
1,076.35 A$
(25,377.78 ฿)
     -75.93 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.45 5.16      +15.87 %
Last update: September 2018September 2018
Contributors:457420
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Currency: AUD