Cost of Living Comparison Between Vancouver and Bangkok 

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Cost of Living in Bangkok is 42.4% lower than in Vancouver (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in Bangkok is 52.7% lower than in Vancouver
Rent Prices in Bangkok are 67.9% lower than in Vancouver
Restaurant Prices in Bangkok are 70.0% lower than in Vancouver
Groceries Prices in Bangkok are 43.1% lower than in Vancouver
Local Purchasing Power in Bangkok is 58.2% lower than in Vancouver
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Restaurants
Vancouver Edit Bangkok Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 25.00 C$
(665.84 ฿)
3.75 C$
(100.00 ฿)
     -85.0 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 120.00 C$
(3,196.05 ฿)
37.55 C$
(1,000.00 ฿)
     -68.7 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 15.00 C$
(399.51 ฿)
7.51 C$
(200.00 ฿)
     -49.9 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 C$
(213.07 ฿)
3.00 C$
(80.00 ฿)
     -62.5 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 9.00 C$
(239.70 ฿)
5.23 C$
(139.26 ฿)
     -41.9 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.41 C$
(144.09 ฿)
3.17 C$
(84.31 ฿)
     -41.5 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.94 C$
(78.25 ฿)
0.79 C$
(20.94 ฿)
     -73.2 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.61 C$
(69.55 ฿)
0.42 C$
(11.20 ฿)
     -83.9 %
Markets
Vancouver Edit Bangkok Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 10.64 C$
(283.48 ฿)
9.40 C$
(250.42 ฿)
     -11.7 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.75 C$
(99.89 ฿)
1.95 C$
(52.01 ฿)
     -47.9 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.66 C$
(70.84 ฿)
0.87 C$
(23.26 ฿)
     -67.2 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 5.56 C$
(148.07 ฿)
2.91 C$
(77.51 ฿)
     -47.7 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 8.17 C$
(217.68 ฿)
12.07 C$
(321.44 ฿)
     +47.7 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 9.67 C$
(257.52 ฿)
1.68 C$
(44.67 ฿)
     -82.7 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 11.10 C$
(295.76 ฿)
6.43 C$
(171.28 ฿)
     -42.1 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.77 C$
(73.85 ฿)
1.87 C$
(49.77 ฿)
     -32.6 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.84 C$
(22.49 ฿)
0.95 C$
(25.24 ฿)
     +12.2 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.40 C$
(63.79 ฿)
1.36 C$
(36.11 ฿)
     -43.4 %
Tomato (1 lb) 3.00 C$
(80.00 ฿)
1.05 C$
(28.04 ฿)
     -65.0 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.95 C$
(51.91 ฿)
0.93 C$
(24.78 ฿)
     -52.3 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.71 C$
(45.51 ฿)
0.82 C$
(21.76 ฿)
     -52.2 %
Lettuce (1 head) 3.54 C$
(94.28 ฿)
1.63 C$
(43.30 ฿)
     -54.1 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.65 C$
(70.63 ฿)
0.60 C$
(15.89 ฿)
     -77.5 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 20.00 C$
(532.68 ฿)
22.53 C$
(600.00 ฿)
     +12.6 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 4.33 C$
(115.37 ฿)
2.35 C$
(62.49 ฿)
     -45.8 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.64 C$
(123.71 ฿)
4.85 C$
(129.25 ฿)
     +4.5 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 20.07 C$
(534.67 ฿)
5.63 C$
(150.00 ฿)
     -71.9 %
Transportation
Vancouver Edit Bangkok Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.15 C$
(83.90 ฿)
1.65 C$
(43.84 ฿)
     -47.7 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 140.00 C$
(3,728.73 ฿)
48.81 C$
(1,300.00 ฿)
     -65.1 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 C$
(106.54 ฿)
1.31 C$
(35.00 ฿)
     -67.1 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.45 C$
(91.94 ฿)
2.59 C$
(68.89 ฿)
     -25.1 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 36.29 C$
(966.54 ฿)
7.51 C$
(200.00 ฿)
     -79.3 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.33 C$
(195.23 ฿)
5.79 C$
(154.15 ฿)
     -21.0 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 33,978.00 C$
(904,962.47 ฿)
75,092.62 C$
(2,000,000.00 ฿)
     +121.0 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,031.10 C$
(746,574.15 ฿)
34,433.28 C$
(917,088.24 ฿)
     +22.8 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Vancouver Edit Bangkok Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 145.21 C$
(3,867.45 ฿)
122.55 C$
(3,263.91 ฿)
     -15.6 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 62.33 C$
(1,660.02 ฿)
17.49 C$
(465.74 ฿)
     -71.9 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 79.24 C$
(2,110.42 ฿)
20.01 C$
(532.82 ฿)
     -74.8 %
Sports And Leisure
Vancouver Edit Bangkok Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 55.12 C$
(1,467.95 ฿)
74.85 C$
(1,993.41 ฿)
     +35.8 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 15.84 C$
(421.86 ฿)
15.02 C$
(400.06 ฿)
     -5.2 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 17.50 C$
(466.09 ฿)
9.39 C$
(250.00 ฿)
     -46.4 %
Childcare
Vancouver Edit Bangkok Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,596.88 C$
(42,530.81 ฿)
903.05 C$
(24,051.64 ฿)
     -43.4 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 20,100.00 C$
(535,338.91 ฿)
16,835.00 C$
(448,379.55 ฿)
     -16.2 %
Clothing And Shoes
Vancouver Edit Bangkok Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 84.84 C$
(2,259.72 ฿)
78.40 C$
(2,088.04 ฿)
     -7.6 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 56.91 C$
(1,515.70 ฿)
51.91 C$
(1,382.61 ฿)
     -8.8 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 134.88 C$
(3,592.36 ฿)
132.28 C$
(3,523.10 ฿)
     -1.9 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 168.58 C$
(4,490.01 ฿)
120.15 C$
(3,199.95 ฿)
     -28.7 %
Rent Per Month
Vancouver Edit Bangkok Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,796.86 C$
(74,491.00 ฿)
819.19 C$
(21,818.18 ฿)
     -70.7 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,346.32 C$
(62,491.34 ฿)
393.54 C$
(10,481.58 ฿)
     -83.2 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 5,091.40 C$
(135,603.34 ฿)
2,208.11 C$
(58,810.34 ฿)
     -56.6 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,878.59 C$
(103,301.49 ฿)
1,106.43 C$
(29,468.52 ฿)
     -71.5 %
Buy Apartment Price
Vancouver Edit Bangkok Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,431.55 C$
(38,127.62 ฿)
670.33 C$
(17,853.39 ฿)
     -53.2 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 930.14 C$
(24,773.07 ฿)
302.33 C$
(8,052.14 ฿)
     -67.5 %
Salaries And Financing
Vancouver Edit Bangkok Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,511.44 C$
(120,156.63 ฿)
893.67 C$
(23,801.73 ฿)
     -80.2 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.57 6.08      -7.4 %
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