Cost of Living Comparison Between Vancouver and Bangkok 

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Consumer Prices in Bangkok are 37.75% lower than in Vancouver (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Bangkok are 46.65% lower than in Vancouver
Rent Prices in Bangkok are 60.27% lower than in Vancouver
Restaurant Prices in Bangkok are 70.10% lower than in Vancouver
Groceries Prices in Bangkok are 38.17% lower than in Vancouver
Local Purchasing Power in Bangkok is 70.49% lower than in Vancouver
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Restaurants
Vancouver Edit Bangkok Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 25.00 C$
(692.90 ฿)
3.43 C$
(95.00 ฿)
     -86.29 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 112.50 C$
(3,118.06 ฿)
36.08 C$
(1,000.00 ฿)
     -67.93 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 12.00 C$
(332.59 ฿)
7.18 C$
(199.00 ฿)
     -40.17 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 C$
(194.01 ฿)
2.89 C$
(80.00 ฿)
     -58.77 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 9.00 C$
(249.45 ฿)
5.41 C$
(150.00 ฿)
     -39.87 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.96 C$
(137.48 ฿)
2.85 C$
(79.08 ฿)
     -42.48 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.63 C$
(73.03 ฿)
0.62 C$
(17.13 ฿)
     -76.54 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.41 C$
(66.87 ฿)
0.32 C$
(8.99 ฿)
     -86.55 %
Markets
Vancouver Edit Bangkok Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 11.97 C$
(331.86 ฿)
7.73 C$
(214.38 ฿)
     -35.40 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.01 C$
(83.35 ฿)
2.22 C$
(61.65 ฿)
     -26.04 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.06 C$
(57.22 ฿)
0.80 C$
(22.17 ฿)
     -61.25 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.66 C$
(129.16 ฿)
2.49 C$
(68.88 ฿)
     -46.67 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.62 C$
(211.22 ฿)
9.18 C$
(254.37 ฿)
     +20.43 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 7.19 C$
(199.17 ฿)
1.78 C$
(49.32 ฿)
     -75.24 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 8.88 C$
(246.14 ฿)
6.71 C$
(185.86 ฿)
     -24.49 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.87 C$
(51.87 ฿)
1.67 C$
(46.18 ฿)
     -10.97 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.87 C$
(24.24 ฿)
0.83 C$
(22.98 ฿)
     -5.17 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.05 C$
(56.81 ฿)
1.11 C$
(30.85 ฿)
     -45.70 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.09 C$
(57.85 ฿)
0.83 C$
(22.93 ฿)
     -60.36 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.53 C$
(42.53 ฿)
0.85 C$
(23.42 ฿)
     -44.93 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.14 C$
(31.47 ฿)
0.71 C$
(19.69 ฿)
     -37.45 %
Lettuce (1 head) 3.05 C$
(84.48 ฿)
1.47 C$
(40.81 ฿)
     -51.69 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.62 C$
(72.54 ฿)
0.59 C$
(16.23 ฿)
     -77.62 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 20.00 C$
(554.32 ฿)
25.26 C$
(700.00 ฿)
     +26.28 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.39 C$
(94.03 ฿)
2.07 C$
(57.24 ฿)
     -39.13 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.02 C$
(111.44 ฿)
3.69 C$
(102.36 ฿)
     -8.15 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 18.99 C$
(526.47 ฿)
5.41 C$
(150.00 ฿)
     -71.51 %
Transportation
Vancouver Edit Bangkok Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.05 C$
(84.53 ฿)
1.59 C$
(44.00 ฿)
     -47.95 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 125.00 C$
(3,464.52 ฿)
46.90 C$
(1,300.00 ฿)
     -62.48 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.75 C$
(103.94 ฿)
1.26 C$
(35.00 ฿)
     -66.33 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.11 C$
(86.09 ฿)
2.50 C$
(69.20 ฿)
     -19.61 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 36.50 C$
(1,011.64 ฿)
6.67 C$
(185.00 ฿)
     -81.71 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 8.01 C$
(222.12 ฿)
5.80 C$
(160.86 ฿)
     -27.58 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 30,000.00 C$
(831,483.81 ฿)
72,160.15 C$
(2,000,000.00 ฿)
     +140.53 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,281.25 C$
(728,414.47 ฿)
32,886.99 C$
(911,499.94 ฿)
     +25.13 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Vancouver Edit Bangkok Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 115.44 C$
(3,199.56 ฿)
103.96 C$
(2,881.38 ฿)
     -9.94 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.35 C$
(9.70 ฿)
0.06 C$
(1.56 ฿)
     -83.92 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 84.26 C$
(2,335.41 ฿)
19.42 C$
(538.28 ฿)
     -76.95 %
Sports And Leisure
Vancouver Edit Bangkok Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 64.27 C$
(1,781.39 ฿)
71.31 C$
(1,976.53 ฿)
     +10.95 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 16.27 C$
(450.85 ฿)
12.88 C$
(357.06 ฿)
     -20.80 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 16.99 C$
(471.04 ฿)
9.20 C$
(255.00 ฿)
     -45.86 %
Childcare
Vancouver Edit Bangkok Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,372.63 C$
(38,044.03 ฿)
641.71 C$
(17,785.71 ฿)
     -53.25 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 25,640.43 C$
(710,653.55 ฿)
18,502.88 C$
(512,828.25 ฿)
     -27.84 %
Clothing And Shoes
Vancouver Edit Bangkok Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 79.74 C$
(2,210.00 ฿)
72.00 C$
(1,995.52 ฿)
     -9.70 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 49.76 C$
(1,379.08 ฿)
46.77 C$
(1,296.17 ฿)
     -6.01 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 117.76 C$
(3,263.98 ฿)
104.74 C$
(2,902.86 ฿)
     -11.06 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 156.15 C$
(4,327.98 ฿)
117.40 C$
(3,253.81 ฿)
     -24.82 %
Rent Per Month
Vancouver Edit Bangkok Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,361.00 C$
(65,437.78 ฿)
703.00 C$
(19,484.53 ฿)
     -70.22 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,994.59 C$
(55,282.44 ฿)
348.31 C$
(9,653.85 ฿)
     -82.54 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,507.69 C$
(124,935.77 ฿)
2,537.50 C$
(70,329.61 ฿)
     -43.71 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,125.49 C$
(86,626.42 ฿)
1,175.79 C$
(32,588.24 ฿)
     -62.38 %
Buy Apartment Price
Vancouver Edit Bangkok Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,276.54 C$
(35,380.62 ฿)
617.56 C$
(17,116.31 ฿)
     -51.62 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 974.07 C$
(26,997.44 ฿)
296.18 C$
(8,208.84 ฿)
     -69.59 %
Salaries And Financing
Vancouver Edit Bangkok Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,950.71 C$
(137,214.46 ฿)
779.60 C$
(21,607.55 ฿)
     -84.25 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.98 5.58      +40.15 %
Last update: September 2022September 2022
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