Cost of Living Comparison Between Quebec City and Chiang Mai 

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Cost of Living in Chiang Mai is 50.3% lower than in Quebec City (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in Chiang Mai is 52.7% lower than in Quebec City
Rent Prices in Chiang Mai are 60.5% lower than in Quebec City
Restaurant Prices in Chiang Mai are 76.4% lower than in Quebec City
Groceries Prices in Chiang Mai are 42.1% lower than in Quebec City
Local Purchasing Power in Chiang Mai is 58.4% lower than in Quebec City
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Restaurants
Quebec City Edit Chiang Mai Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 25.00 C$
(665.49 ฿)
2.25 C$
(60.00 ฿)
     -91.0 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 92.50 C$
(2,462.30 ฿)
22.54 C$
(600.00 ฿)
     -75.6 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 15.00 C$
(399.29 ฿)
7.89 C$
(210.00 ฿)
     -47.4 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 9.00 C$
(239.58 ฿)
3.01 C$
(80.00 ฿)
     -66.6 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 9.00 C$
(239.58 ฿)
4.51 C$
(120.00 ฿)
     -49.9 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.73 C$
(152.66 ฿)
2.21 C$
(58.75 ฿)
     -61.5 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.27 C$
(87.13 ฿)
0.77 C$
(20.38 ฿)
     -76.6 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.42 C$
(64.49 ฿)
0.44 C$
(11.78 ฿)
     -81.7 %
Markets
Quebec City Edit Chiang Mai Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 9.36 C$
(249.26 ฿)
8.04 C$
(214.09 ฿)
     -14.1 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.43 C$
(91.27 ฿)
1.63 C$
(43.48 ฿)
     -52.4 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 3.09 C$
(82.26 ฿)
0.69 C$
(18.35 ฿)
     -77.7 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.98 C$
(106.00 ฿)
2.66 C$
(70.89 ฿)
     -33.1 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 9.12 C$
(242.89 ฿)
10.22 C$
(272.16 ฿)
     +12.0 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 6.24 C$
(166.09 ฿)
1.50 C$
(39.85 ฿)
     -76.0 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 10.36 C$
(275.90 ฿)
7.21 C$
(191.82 ฿)
     -30.5 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.39 C$
(63.74 ฿)
1.53 C$
(40.71 ฿)
     -36.1 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.98 C$
(26.14 ฿)
0.70 C$
(18.52 ฿)
     -29.1 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.77 C$
(73.75 ฿)
0.91 C$
(24.30 ฿)
     -67.1 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.90 C$
(77.26 ฿)
0.87 C$
(23.25 ฿)
     -69.9 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.35 C$
(36.05 ฿)
0.83 C$
(22.11 ฿)
     -38.7 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.36 C$
(36.16 ฿)
0.69 C$
(18.47 ฿)
     -48.9 %
Lettuce (1 head) 3.15 C$
(83.95 ฿)
1.07 C$
(28.57 ฿)
     -66.0 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.33 C$
(62.14 ฿)
0.69 C$
(18.25 ฿)
     -70.6 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 C$
(399.29 ฿)
19.72 C$
(525.00 ฿)
     +31.5 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.73 C$
(99.16 ฿)
2.36 C$
(62.77 ฿)
     -36.7 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.58 C$
(121.96 ฿)
4.36 C$
(116.11 ฿)
     -4.8 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 14.00 C$
(372.67 ฿)
5.26 C$
(140.00 ฿)
     -62.4 %
Transportation
Quebec City Edit Chiang Mai Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.75 C$
(99.82 ฿)
1.13 C$
(30.00 ฿)
     -69.9 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 94.50 C$
(2,515.54 ฿)
30.05 C$
(800.00 ฿)
     -68.2 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 C$
(133.10 ฿)
1.50 C$
(40.00 ฿)
     -69.9 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 5.23 C$
(139.23 ฿)
2.72 C$
(72.42 ฿)
     -48.0 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 42.00 C$
(1,118.02 ฿)
3.76 C$
(100.00 ฿)
     -91.1 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.45 C$
(171.76 ฿)
5.84 C$
(155.56 ฿)
     -9.4 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 33,978.00 C$
(904,477.36 ฿)
27,235.67 C$
(725,000.00 ฿)
     -19.8 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 27,661.94 C$
(736,346.87 ฿)
30,147.07 C$
(802,500.00 ฿)
     +9.0 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Quebec City Edit Chiang Mai Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 161.47 C$
(4,298.32 ฿)
72.59 C$
(1,932.38 ฿)
     -55.0 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 50.88 C$
(1,354.27 ฿)
17.20 C$
(457.92 ฿)
     -66.2 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 71.53 C$
(1,904.13 ฿)
25.29 C$
(673.29 ฿)
     -64.6 %
Sports And Leisure
Quebec City Edit Chiang Mai Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 49.62 C$
(1,320.99 ฿)
48.43 C$
(1,289.11 ฿)
     -2.4 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 36.33 C$
(967.18 ฿)
8.77 C$
(233.33 ฿)
     -75.9 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 C$
(399.29 ฿)
7.51 C$
(200.00 ฿)
     -49.9 %
Childcare
Quebec City Edit Chiang Mai Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,541.67 C$
(41,038.40 ฿)
594.80 C$
(15,833.33 ฿)
     -61.4 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 8,500.00 C$
(226,265.75 ฿)
14,669.70 C$
(390,500.00 ฿)
     +72.6 %
Clothing And Shoes
Quebec City Edit Chiang Mai Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 104.80 C$
(2,789.72 ฿)
67.62 C$
(1,800.00 ฿)
     -35.5 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 60.88 C$
(1,620.46 ฿)
39.76 C$
(1,058.33 ฿)
     -34.7 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 132.96 C$
(3,539.37 ฿)
112.70 C$
(3,000.00 ฿)
     -15.2 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 169.57 C$
(4,513.91 ฿)
82.65 C$
(2,200.00 ฿)
     -51.3 %
Rent Per Month
Quebec City Edit Chiang Mai Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,262.19 C$
(33,598.80 ฿)
529.69 C$
(14,100.00 ฿)
     -58.0 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,284.38 C$
(34,189.42 ฿)
312.69 C$
(8,323.53 ฿)
     -75.7 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,909.09 C$
(50,819.04 ฿)
967.34 C$
(25,750.00 ฿)
     -49.3 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,583.33 C$
(42,147.54 ฿)
563.50 C$
(15,000.00 ฿)
     -64.4 %
Buy Apartment Price
Quebec City Edit Chiang Mai Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,103.21 C$
(29,367.02 ฿)
257.39 C$
(6,851.54 ฿)
     -76.7 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 410.83 C$
(10,935.97 ฿)
177.12 C$
(4,714.79 ฿)
     -56.9 %
Salaries And Financing
Quebec City Edit Chiang Mai Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,609.30 C$
(96,077.71 ฿)
710.01 C$
(18,900.00 ฿)
     -80.3 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 7.20 5.12      -28.8 %
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