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Cost of Living Comparison Between Budapest and Chiang Mai 

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Consumer Prices in Chiang Mai are 8.36% higher than in Budapest
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Chiang Mai are 0.10% higher than in Budapest
Rent Prices in Chiang Mai are 22.36% lower than in Budapest
Restaurant Prices in Chiang Mai are 39.02% lower than in Budapest
Groceries Prices in Chiang Mai are 56.75% higher than in Budapest
Local Purchasing Power in Chiang Mai is 36.95% lower than in Budapest
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 2,000.00 Ft
(202.21 ฿)
494.53 Ft
(50.00 ฿)
     -75.27 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 10,000.00 Ft
(1,011.06 ฿)
5,439.83 Ft
(550.00 ฿)
     -45.60 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 1,500.00 Ft
(151.66 ฿)
1,681.40 Ft
(170.00 ฿)
     +12.09 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 500.00 Ft
(50.55 ฿)
692.34 Ft
(70.00 ฿)
     +38.47 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 600.00 Ft
(60.66 ฿)
989.06 Ft
(100.00 ฿)
     +64.84 %
Cappuccino (regular) 471.01 Ft
(47.62 ฿)
583.55 Ft
(59.00 ฿)
     +23.89 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 330.30 Ft
(33.40 ฿)
188.14 Ft
(19.02 ฿)
     -43.04 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 266.03 Ft
(26.90 ฿)
91.78 Ft
(9.28 ฿)
     -65.50 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 904.10 Ft
(91.41 ฿)
2,158.93 Ft
(218.28 ฿)
     +138.79 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 218.80 Ft
(22.12 ฿)
345.52 Ft
(34.93 ฿)
     +57.92 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 155.34 Ft
(15.71 ฿)
131.69 Ft
(13.32 ฿)
     -15.22 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 496.60 Ft
(50.21 ฿)
463.76 Ft
(46.89 ฿)
     -6.61 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 834.96 Ft
(84.42 ฿)
3,012.24 Ft
(304.56 ฿)
     +260.77 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 664.57 Ft
(67.19 ฿)
352.61 Ft
(35.65 ฿)
     -46.94 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 1,174.97 Ft
(118.80 ฿)
1,755.27 Ft
(177.47 ฿)
     +49.39 %
Apples (1 lb) 149.31 Ft
(15.10 ฿)
342.75 Ft
(34.65 ฿)
     +129.55 %
Banana (1 lb) 190.87 Ft
(19.30 ฿)
109.77 Ft
(11.10 ฿)
     -42.49 %
Oranges (1 lb) 171.13 Ft
(17.30 ฿)
246.75 Ft
(24.95 ฿)
     +44.19 %
Tomato (1 lb) 263.55 Ft
(26.65 ฿)
164.03 Ft
(16.58 ฿)
     -37.76 %
Potato (1 lb) 120.16 Ft
(12.15 ฿)
189.57 Ft
(19.17 ฿)
     +57.76 %
Onion (1 lb) 128.26 Ft
(12.97 ฿)
154.26 Ft
(15.60 ฿)
     +20.27 %
Lettuce (1 head) 304.17 Ft
(30.75 ฿)
200.28 Ft
(20.25 ฿)
     -34.15 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 117.20 Ft
(11.85 ฿)
156.84 Ft
(15.86 ฿)
     +33.82 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,450.00 Ft
(146.60 ฿)
5,904.69 Ft
(597.00 ฿)
     +307.22 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 253.52 Ft
(25.63 ฿)
536.58 Ft
(54.25 ฿)
     +111.66 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 370.00 Ft
(37.41 ฿)
919.51 Ft
(92.97 ฿)
     +148.52 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 1,300.00 Ft
(131.44 ฿)
1,335.23 Ft
(135.00 ฿)
     +2.71 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 350.00 Ft
(35.39 ฿)
296.72 Ft
(30.00 ฿)
     -15.22 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 9,500.00 Ft
(960.51 ฿)
9,890.61 Ft
(1,000.00 ฿)
     +4.11 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 700.00 Ft
(70.77 ฿)
494.53 Ft
(50.00 ฿)
     -29.35 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 482.80 Ft
(48.81 ฿)
198.97 Ft
(20.12 ฿)
     -58.79 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 4,500.00 Ft
(454.98 ฿)
1,186.87 Ft
(120.00 ฿)
     -73.63 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 1,499.65 Ft
(151.62 ฿)
1,136.26 Ft
(114.88 ฿)
     -24.23 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 5,600,000.00 Ft
(566,193.84 ฿)
8,901,545.13 Ft
(900,000.00 ฿)
     +58.96 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 5,990,327.87 Ft
(605,658.34 ฿)
7,882,812.74 Ft
(797,000.00 ฿)
     +31.59 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 47,583.47 Ft
(4,810.98 ฿)
18,297.04 Ft
(1,849.94 ฿)
     -61.55 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 27.04 Ft
(2.73 ฿)
14.65 Ft
(1.48 ฿)
     -45.83 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 4,015.38 Ft
(405.98 ฿)
7,025.34 Ft
(710.30 ฿)
     +74.96 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 12,434.73 Ft
(1,257.23 ฿)
10,385.14 Ft
(1,050.00 ฿)
     -16.48 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 3,862.90 Ft
(390.56 ฿)
1,458.86 Ft
(147.50 ฿)
     -62.23 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 1,850.00 Ft
(187.05 ฿)
1,483.59 Ft
(150.00 ฿)
     -19.81 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 87,531.27 Ft
(8,849.94 ฿)
64,288.94 Ft
(6,500.00 ฿)
     -26.55 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 1,949,754.93 Ft
(197,132.01 ฿)
2,711,824.25 Ft
(274,181.82 ฿)
     +39.09 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 18,602.61 Ft
(1,880.84 ฿)
22,307.53 Ft
(2,255.43 ฿)
     +19.92 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 8,754.97 Ft
(885.18 ฿)
8,308.11 Ft
(840.00 ฿)
     -5.10 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 22,129.37 Ft
(2,237.41 ฿)
23,980.84 Ft
(2,424.61 ฿)
     +8.37 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 25,929.11 Ft
(2,621.59 ฿)
19,952.05 Ft
(2,017.27 ฿)
     -23.05 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 157,730.93 Ft
(15,947.55 ฿)
117,405.15 Ft
(11,870.37 ฿)
     -25.57 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 116,516.85 Ft
(11,780.56 ฿)
84,014.80 Ft
(8,494.40 ฿)
     -27.89 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 299,144.53 Ft
(30,245.32 ฿)
240,865.34 Ft
(24,352.94 ฿)
     -19.48 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 202,130.95 Ft
(20,436.66 ฿)
156,504.29 Ft
(15,823.53 ฿)
     -22.57 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 88,311.17 Ft
(8,928.79 ฿)
61,772.59 Ft
(6,245.58 ฿)
     -30.05 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 56,284.59 Ft
(5,690.71 ฿)
43,162.72 Ft
(4,364.01 ฿)
     -23.31 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 254,936.03 Ft
(25,775.57 ฿)
160,887.19 Ft
(16,266.67 ฿)
     -36.89 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.85 4.41      -9.04 %
Last update: October 2019September 2019
Contributors:649143
Data from past:12 months18 months
Currency: HUF