Cost of Living Comparison Between Vancouver and Bangkok 

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Consumer Prices in Bangkok are 32.21% lower than in Vancouver (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Bangkok are 41.79% lower than in Vancouver
Rent Prices in Bangkok are 56.26% lower than in Vancouver
Restaurant Prices in Bangkok are 66.94% lower than in Vancouver
Groceries Prices in Bangkok are 32.60% lower than in Vancouver
Local Purchasing Power in Bangkok is 67.92% lower than in Vancouver
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Restaurants
Vancouver Edit Bangkok Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 24.00 C$
(610.14 ฿)
3.93 C$
(100.00 ฿)
     -83.61 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 110.00 C$
(2,796.46 ฿)
39.34 C$
(1,000.00 ฿)
     -64.24 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 12.00 C$
(305.07 ฿)
7.87 C$
(200.00 ฿)
     -34.44 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 C$
(177.96 ฿)
3.15 C$
(80.00 ฿)
     -55.05 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 9.00 C$
(228.80 ฿)
5.90 C$
(150.00 ฿)
     -34.44 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.14 C$
(130.71 ฿)
2.89 C$
(73.42 ฿)
     -43.83 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.61 C$
(66.33 ฿)
0.70 C$
(17.73 ฿)
     -73.27 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.38 C$
(60.48 ฿)
0.36 C$
(9.20 ฿)
     -84.79 %
Markets
Vancouver Edit Bangkok Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 11.20 C$
(284.62 ฿)
8.42 C$
(214.02 ฿)
     -24.80 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.25 C$
(82.58 ฿)
2.46 C$
(62.62 ฿)
     -24.18 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.10 C$
(53.49 ฿)
0.93 C$
(23.69 ฿)
     -55.72 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.85 C$
(123.31 ฿)
2.73 C$
(69.39 ฿)
     -43.73 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.76 C$
(197.39 ฿)
10.81 C$
(274.77 ฿)
     +39.20 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 7.05 C$
(179.27 ฿)
1.95 C$
(49.51 ฿)
     -72.38 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 9.00 C$
(228.77 ฿)
7.54 C$
(191.64 ฿)
     -16.23 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.93 C$
(49.01 ฿)
1.79 C$
(45.43 ฿)
     -7.30 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.87 C$
(22.04 ฿)
0.87 C$
(22.19 ฿)
     +0.67 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.10 C$
(53.46 ฿)
1.20 C$
(30.43 ฿)
     -43.09 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.13 C$
(54.24 ฿)
0.95 C$
(24.10 ฿)
     -55.56 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.64 C$
(41.80 ฿)
0.94 C$
(23.81 ฿)
     -43.04 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.22 C$
(31.00 ฿)
0.79 C$
(20.21 ฿)
     -34.80 %
Lettuce (1 head) 3.08 C$
(78.20 ฿)
1.60 C$
(40.63 ฿)
     -48.05 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.60 C$
(65.99 ฿)
0.64 C$
(16.39 ฿)
     -75.15 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 20.00 C$
(508.45 ฿)
27.53 C$
(700.00 ฿)
     +37.67 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.37 C$
(85.57 ฿)
2.27 C$
(57.62 ฿)
     -32.66 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.99 C$
(101.35 ฿)
3.87 C$
(98.34 ฿)
     -2.97 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 18.99 C$
(482.90 ฿)
5.90 C$
(150.00 ฿)
     -68.94 %
Transportation
Vancouver Edit Bangkok Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.10 C$
(78.81 ฿)
1.73 C$
(44.00 ฿)
     -44.17 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 127.00 C$
(3,228.64 ฿)
51.14 C$
(1,300.00 ฿)
     -59.74 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.75 C$
(95.33 ฿)
1.38 C$
(35.00 ฿)
     -63.29 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.11 C$
(78.96 ฿)
2.72 C$
(69.20 ฿)
     -12.36 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 36.29 C$
(922.58 ฿)
7.08 C$
(180.00 ฿)
     -80.49 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 8.02 C$
(203.86 ฿)
6.24 C$
(158.70 ฿)
     -22.15 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 30,000.00 C$
(762,670.03 ฿)
78,670.98 C$
(2,000,000.00 ฿)
     +162.24 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,852.94 C$
(657,242.12 ฿)
35,830.49 C$
(910,894.68 ฿)
     +38.59 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Vancouver Edit Bangkok Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 124.21 C$
(3,157.68 ฿)
108.65 C$
(2,762.11 ฿)
     -12.53 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.35 C$
(8.79 ฿)
0.06 C$
(1.56 ฿)
     -82.28 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 84.93 C$
(2,159.20 ฿)
21.06 C$
(535.44 ฿)
     -75.20 %
Sports And Leisure
Vancouver Edit Bangkok Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 62.31 C$
(1,584.07 ฿)
78.30 C$
(1,990.59 ฿)
     +25.66 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 15.25 C$
(387.69 ฿)
14.16 C$
(360.00 ฿)
     -7.14 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 17.35 C$
(441.08 ฿)
10.42 C$
(265.00 ฿)
     -39.92 %
Childcare
Vancouver Edit Bangkok Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,430.00 C$
(36,353.94 ฿)
699.61 C$
(17,785.71 ฿)
     -51.08 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 28,114.78 C$
(714,743.43 ฿)
19,839.79 C$
(504,373.81 ฿)
     -29.43 %
Clothing And Shoes
Vancouver Edit Bangkok Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 79.19 C$
(2,013.28 ฿)
77.24 C$
(1,963.52 ฿)
     -2.47 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 51.39 C$
(1,306.34 ฿)
51.93 C$
(1,320.24 ฿)
     +1.06 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 117.86 C$
(2,996.20 ฿)
114.19 C$
(2,902.86 ฿)
     -3.12 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 154.48 C$
(3,927.31 ฿)
132.32 C$
(3,363.96 ฿)
     -14.34 %
Rent Per Month
Vancouver Edit Bangkok Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,431.73 C$
(61,820.18 ฿)
821.07 C$
(20,873.45 ฿)
     -66.24 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,031.25 C$
(51,639.12 ฿)
396.09 C$
(10,069.44 ฿)
     -80.50 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,551.16 C$
(115,701.18 ฿)
2,824.48 C$
(71,804.94 ฿)
     -37.94 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,159.19 C$
(80,313.88 ฿)
1,326.68 C$
(33,727.27 ฿)
     -58.01 %
Buy Apartment Price
Vancouver Edit Bangkok Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,252.30 C$
(31,836.47 ฿)
702.20 C$
(17,851.53 ฿)
     -43.93 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 990.60 C$
(25,183.38 ฿)
327.22 C$
(8,318.62 ฿)
     -66.97 %
Salaries And Financing
Vancouver Edit Bangkok Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,607.12 C$
(117,123.76 ฿)
860.25 C$
(21,869.48 ฿)
     -81.33 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.46 5.64      +26.44 %
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