Cost of Living Comparison Between Quebec City and Chiang Mai 

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Consumer Prices in Chiang Mai are 45.7% lower than in Quebec City (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Chiang Mai are 46.2% lower than in Quebec City
Rent Prices in Chiang Mai are 48.0% lower than in Quebec City
Restaurant Prices in Chiang Mai are 76.4% lower than in Quebec City
Groceries Prices in Chiang Mai are 33.2% lower than in Quebec City
Local Purchasing Power in Chiang Mai is 69.0% lower than in Quebec City
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Restaurants
Quebec City Edit Chiang Mai Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 25.00 C$
(626.57 ฿)
1.99 C$
(50.00 ฿)
     -92.0 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 90.00 C$
(2,255.66 ฿)
19.95 C$
(500.00 ฿)
     -77.8 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 14.00 C$
(350.88 ฿)
7.98 C$
(200.00 ฿)
     -43.0 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 C$
(200.50 ฿)
2.79 C$
(70.00 ฿)
     -65.1 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.00 C$
(200.50 ฿)
5.19 C$
(130.00 ฿)
     -35.2 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.27 C$
(132.00 ฿)
2.19 C$
(54.95 ฿)
     -58.4 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.44 C$
(61.20 ฿)
0.74 C$
(18.62 ฿)
     -69.6 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.80 C$
(45.22 ฿)
0.42 C$
(10.62 ฿)
     -76.5 %
Markets
Quebec City Edit Chiang Mai Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 8.47 C$
(212.16 ฿)
9.53 C$
(238.93 ฿)
     +12.6 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.05 C$
(76.49 ฿)
1.69 C$
(42.30 ฿)
     -44.7 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.15 C$
(53.86 ฿)
0.71 C$
(17.86 ฿)
     -66.8 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.75 C$
(94.02 ฿)
2.36 C$
(59.25 ฿)
     -37.0 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 8.19 C$
(205.20 ฿)
11.20 C$
(280.66 ฿)
     +36.8 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.87 C$
(147.13 ฿)
1.25 C$
(31.41 ฿)
     -78.7 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 10.15 C$
(254.33 ฿)
7.15 C$
(179.17 ฿)
     -29.6 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.97 C$
(49.50 ฿)
1.49 C$
(37.27 ฿)
     -24.7 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.96 C$
(23.96 ฿)
0.80 C$
(20.09 ฿)
     -16.2 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.85 C$
(46.43 ฿)
0.83 C$
(20.87 ฿)
     -55.1 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.43 C$
(60.93 ฿)
0.99 C$
(24.72 ฿)
     -59.4 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.69 C$
(42.25 ฿)
0.80 C$
(20.13 ฿)
     -52.4 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.33 C$
(33.42 ฿)
0.66 C$
(16.44 ฿)
     -50.8 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.47 C$
(61.91 ฿)
1.13 C$
(28.33 ฿)
     -54.2 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.45 C$
(36.29 ฿)
0.65 C$
(16.31 ฿)
     -55.1 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 C$
(375.94 ฿)
20.95 C$
(525.00 ฿)
     +39.6 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.70 C$
(67.64 ฿)
2.44 C$
(61.19 ฿)
     -9.5 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.63 C$
(116.01 ฿)
4.76 C$
(119.38 ฿)
     +2.9 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 14.00 C$
(350.88 ฿)
5.59 C$
(140.00 ฿)
     -60.1 %
Transportation
Quebec City Edit Chiang Mai Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.50 C$
(87.72 ฿)
1.20 C$
(30.00 ฿)
     -65.8 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 89.75 C$
(2,249.40 ฿)
25.93 C$
(650.00 ฿)
     -71.1 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 C$
(87.72 ฿)
1.60 C$
(40.00 ฿)
     -54.4 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.82 C$
(70.59 ฿)
2.89 C$
(72.42 ฿)
     +2.6 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 39.00 C$
(977.45 ฿)
4.79 C$
(120.00 ฿)
     -87.7 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.17 C$
(179.67 ฿)
6.34 C$
(158.78 ฿)
     -11.6 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 C$
(626,573.51 ฿)
29,924.66 C$
(750,000.00 ฿)
     +19.7 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,690.00 C$
(543,615.18 ฿)
42,892.01 C$
(1,075,000.00 ฿)
     +97.8 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Quebec City Edit Chiang Mai Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 181.89 C$
(4,558.79 ฿)
76.64 C$
(1,920.76 ฿)
     -57.9 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.53 C$
(13.26 ฿)
0.06 C$
(1.41 ฿)
     -89.4 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 75.21 C$
(1,884.88 ฿)
27.10 C$
(679.25 ฿)
     -64.0 %
Sports And Leisure
Quebec City Edit Chiang Mai Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 49.22 C$
(1,233.65 ฿)
51.34 C$
(1,286.67 ฿)
     +4.3 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 38.00 C$
(952.39 ฿)
9.31 C$
(233.33 ฿)
     -75.5 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 14.00 C$
(350.88 ฿)
7.98 C$
(200.00 ฿)
     -43.0 %
Childcare
Quebec City Edit Chiang Mai Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,040.14 C$
(26,069.08 ฿)
631.74 C$
(15,833.33 ฿)
     -39.3 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 10,545.96 C$
(264,312.85 ฿)
12,089.56 C$
(303,000.00 ฿)
     +14.6 %
Clothing And Shoes
Quebec City Edit Chiang Mai Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 95.08 C$
(2,383.07 ฿)
70.22 C$
(1,760.00 ฿)
     -26.1 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 55.10 C$
(1,380.94 ฿)
37.90 C$
(950.00 ฿)
     -31.2 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 116.15 C$
(2,911.06 ฿)
116.37 C$
(2,916.67 ฿)
     +0.2 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 154.20 C$
(3,864.71 ฿)
81.13 C$
(2,033.33 ฿)
     -47.4 %
Rent Per Month
Quebec City Edit Chiang Mai Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,042.63 C$
(26,131.41 ฿)
491.26 C$
(12,312.50 ฿)
     -52.9 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 870.00 C$
(21,804.76 ฿)
325.06 C$
(8,147.06 ฿)
     -62.6 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,821.88 C$
(45,661.54 ฿)
1,127.16 C$
(28,250.00 ฿)
     -38.1 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,337.50 C$
(33,521.68 ฿)
668.32 C$
(16,750.00 ฿)
     -50.0 %
Buy Apartment Price
Quebec City Edit Chiang Mai Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,084.08 C$
(27,170.11 ฿)
211.29 C$
(5,295.43 ฿)
     -80.5 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 302.18 C$
(7,573.52 ฿)
127.27 C$
(3,189.64 ฿)
     -57.9 %
Salaries And Financing
Quebec City Edit Chiang Mai Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,765.24 C$
(94,367.87 ฿)
628.42 C$
(15,750.00 ฿)
     -83.3 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.15 4.17      -32.2 %
Last update: January 2023February 2023
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