Cost of Living Comparison Between Toronto and Phuket 

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Consumer Prices in Phuket are 42.47% lower than in Toronto (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Phuket are 52.28% lower than in Toronto
Rent Prices in Phuket are 68.63% lower than in Toronto
Restaurant Prices in Phuket are 64.20% lower than in Toronto
Groceries Prices in Phuket are 37.22% lower than in Toronto
Local Purchasing Power in Phuket is 69.44% lower than in Toronto
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Restaurants
Toronto Edit Phuket Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 18.39 $
(25.00 C$)
3.59 $
(125.00 ฿)
     -80.46 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 84.61 $
(115.00 C$)
28.75 $
(1,000.00 ฿)
     -66.02 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.56 $
(13.00 C$)
7.19 $
(250.00 ฿)
     -24.86 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.26 $
(7.15 C$)
2.16 $
(75.00 ฿)
     -59.01 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.47 $
(8.79 C$)
3.74 $
(130.00 ฿)
     -42.21 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.56 $
(4.84 C$)
2.57 $
(89.38 ฿)
     -27.87 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.94 $
(2.64 C$)
0.73 $
(25.56 ฿)
     -62.15 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.52 $
(2.06 C$)
0.42 $
(14.44 ฿)
     -72.66 %
Markets
Toronto Edit Phuket Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 9.53 $
(12.96 C$)
6.46 $
(224.76 ฿)
     -32.21 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.30 $
(3.13 C$)
1.28 $
(44.57 ฿)
     -44.31 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.32 $
(1.80 C$)
0.49 $
(17.01 ฿)
     -62.99 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.97 $
(4.03 C$)
1.51 $
(52.40 ฿)
     -49.21 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.27 $
(7.17 C$)
7.64 $
(265.71 ฿)
     +44.81 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.34 $
(7.26 C$)
0.94 $
(32.85 ฿)
     -82.33 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.89 $
(8.01 C$)
3.78 $
(131.54 ฿)
     -35.81 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.45 $
(1.98 C$)
1.31 $
(45.72 ฿)
     -9.60 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.56 $
(0.76 C$)
0.51 $
(17.75 ฿)
     -8.94 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.46 $
(1.98 C$)
0.96 $
(33.34 ฿)
     -34.29 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.56 $
(2.12 C$)
0.63 $
(22.03 ฿)
     -59.34 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.24 $
(1.69 C$)
0.50 $
(17.52 ฿)
     -59.42 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.14 $
(1.56 C$)
0.52 $
(17.92 ฿)
     -54.99 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.31 $
(3.14 C$)
1.33 $
(46.25 ฿)
     -42.42 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.59 $
(2.17 C$)
0.49 $
(17.12 ฿)
     -69.13 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 11.77 $
(16.00 C$)
18.69 $
(650.00 ฿)
     +58.74 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.32 $
(3.15 C$)
1.45 $
(50.32 ฿)
     -37.59 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.74 $
(3.73 C$)
2.30 $
(80.00 ฿)
     -16.21 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 12.87 $
(17.50 C$)
3.88 $
(135.00 ฿)
     -69.86 %
Transportation
Toronto Edit Phuket Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.39 $
(3.25 C$)
0.86 $
(30.00 ฿)
     -63.93 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 114.77 $
(156.00 C$)
0.00 $
(0.00 ฿)
     -100.00 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.27 $
(4.44 C$)
2.87 $
(100.00 ฿)
     -12.00 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.07 $
(2.82 C$)
1.85 $
(64.37 ฿)
     -10.69 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 22.81 $
(31.00 C$)
8.91 $
(310.00 ฿)
     -60.93 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.32 $
(7.23 C$)
4.75 $
(165.17 ฿)
     -10.73 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,599.82 $
(28,000.00 C$)
34,496.64 $
(1,200,000.00 ฿)
     +67.46 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 19,479.17 $
(26,476.77 C$)
20,123.04 $
(700,000.00 ฿)
     +3.31 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Toronto Edit Phuket Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 129.20 $
(175.62 C$)
60.23 $
(2,095.00 ฿)
     -53.39 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.31 $
(0.42 C$)
0.05 $
(1.88 ฿)
     -82.52 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 54.81 $
(74.50 C$)
17.88 $
(622.00 ฿)
     -67.38 %
Sports And Leisure
Toronto Edit Phuket Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 46.27 $
(62.89 C$)
39.71 $
(1,381.25 ฿)
     -14.19 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 16.62 $
(22.59 C$)
12.22 $
(425.00 ฿)
     -26.47 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 11.04 $
(15.00 C$)
7.19 $
(250.00 ฿)
     -34.88 %
Childcare
Toronto Edit Phuket Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,176.53 $
(1,599.19 C$)
431.21 $
(15,000.00 ฿)
     -63.35 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 20,007.29 $
(27,194.62 C$)
9,103.28 $
(316,666.67 ฿)
     -54.50 %
Clothing And Shoes
Toronto Edit Phuket Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 59.12 $
(80.35 C$)
58.21 $
(2,025.00 ฿)
     -1.53 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 37.50 $
(50.97 C$)
31.14 $
(1,083.33 ฿)
     -16.95 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 89.89 $
(122.19 C$)
94.87 $
(3,300.00 ฿)
     +5.53 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 102.66 $
(139.55 C$)
71.87 $
(2,500.00 ฿)
     -30.00 %
Rent Per Month
Toronto Edit Phuket Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,712.94 $
(2,328.29 C$)
344.97 $
(12,000.00 ฿)
     -79.86 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,412.83 $
(1,920.36 C$)
291.07 $
(10,125.00 ฿)
     -79.40 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,719.94 $
(3,697.04 C$)
1,095.99 $
(38,125.00 ฿)
     -59.71 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,292.26 $
(3,115.71 C$)
790.55 $
(27,500.00 ฿)
     -65.51 %
Buy Apartment Price
Toronto Edit Phuket Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 905.47 $
(1,230.75 C$)
271.52 $
(9,445.06 ฿)
     -70.01 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 671.98 $
(913.37 C$)
182.50 $
(6,348.32 ฿)
     -72.84 %
Salaries And Financing
Toronto Edit Phuket Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,252.95 $
(4,421.52 C$)
474.33 $
(16,500.00 ฿)
     -85.42 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.31 3.82      -28.14 %
Last update: December 2022October 2022
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