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Cost of Living Comparison Between Budapest and Chiang Mai 

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Consumer Prices in Chiang Mai are 4.46% higher than in Budapest
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Chiang Mai are 3.40% lower than in Budapest
Rent Prices in Chiang Mai are 25.91% lower than in Budapest
Restaurant Prices in Chiang Mai are 44.74% lower than in Budapest
Groceries Prices in Chiang Mai are 43.05% higher than in Budapest
Local Purchasing Power in Chiang Mai is 34.21% lower than in Budapest
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 2,000.00 Ft
(218.56 ฿)
457.54 Ft
(50.00 ฿)
     -77.12 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 10,000.00 Ft
(1,092.79 ฿)
4,575.43 Ft
(500.00 ฿)
     -54.25 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 1,500.00 Ft
(163.92 ฿)
1,555.65 Ft
(170.00 ฿)
     +3.71 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 500.00 Ft
(54.64 ฿)
640.56 Ft
(70.00 ฿)
     +28.11 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 500.00 Ft
(54.64 ฿)
1,006.59 Ft
(110.00 ฿)
     +101.32 %
Cappuccino (regular) 467.32 Ft
(51.07 ฿)
530.55 Ft
(57.98 ฿)
     +13.53 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 319.31 Ft
(34.89 ฿)
170.55 Ft
(18.64 ฿)
     -46.59 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 233.89 Ft
(25.56 ฿)
85.10 Ft
(9.30 ฿)
     -63.61 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 905.15 Ft
(98.91 ฿)
2,043.49 Ft
(223.31 ฿)
     +125.76 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 210.01 Ft
(22.95 ฿)
313.73 Ft
(34.28 ฿)
     +49.39 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 150.12 Ft
(16.40 ฿)
124.61 Ft
(13.62 ฿)
     -16.99 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 519.21 Ft
(56.74 ฿)
438.70 Ft
(47.94 ฿)
     -15.51 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 817.36 Ft
(89.32 ฿)
2,905.53 Ft
(317.52 ฿)
     +255.48 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 672.51 Ft
(73.49 ฿)
327.31 Ft
(35.77 ฿)
     -51.33 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 1,214.70 Ft
(132.74 ฿)
1,468.33 Ft
(160.46 ฿)
     +20.88 %
Apples (1 lb) 149.50 Ft
(16.34 ฿)
313.90 Ft
(34.30 ฿)
     +109.96 %
Banana (1 lb) 191.87 Ft
(20.97 ฿)
101.15 Ft
(11.05 ฿)
     -47.28 %
Oranges (1 lb) 171.27 Ft
(18.72 ฿)
216.76 Ft
(23.69 ฿)
     +26.56 %
Tomato (1 lb) 249.47 Ft
(27.26 ฿)
156.38 Ft
(17.09 ฿)
     -37.32 %
Potato (1 lb) 112.18 Ft
(12.26 ฿)
171.93 Ft
(18.79 ฿)
     +53.27 %
Onion (1 lb) 115.60 Ft
(12.63 ฿)
139.53 Ft
(15.25 ฿)
     +20.70 %
Lettuce (1 head) 275.00 Ft
(30.05 ฿)
179.59 Ft
(19.62 ฿)
     -34.70 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 118.30 Ft
(12.93 ฿)
147.07 Ft
(16.07 ฿)
     +24.32 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,500.00 Ft
(163.92 ฿)
5,463.06 Ft
(597.00 ฿)
     +264.20 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 244.60 Ft
(26.73 ฿)
498.17 Ft
(54.44 ฿)
     +103.67 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 359.56 Ft
(39.29 ฿)
842.64 Ft
(92.08 ฿)
     +134.36 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 1,250.00 Ft
(136.60 ฿)
1,098.10 Ft
(120.00 ฿)
     -12.15 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 350.00 Ft
(38.25 ฿)
274.53 Ft
(30.00 ฿)
     -21.56 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 9,500.00 Ft
(1,038.15 ฿)
9,150.86 Ft
(1,000.00 ฿)
     -3.68 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 700.00 Ft
(76.50 ฿)
457.54 Ft
(50.00 ฿)
     -34.64 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 482.80 Ft
(52.76 ฿)
220.90 Ft
(24.14 ฿)
     -54.25 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 4,500.00 Ft
(491.76 ฿)
1,830.17 Ft
(200.00 ฿)
     -59.33 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 1,454.46 Ft
(158.94 ฿)
1,052.83 Ft
(115.05 ฿)
     -27.61 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 5,700,000.00 Ft
(622,892.42 ฿)
11,896,115.26 Ft
(1,300,000.00 ฿)
     +108.70 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 5,725,909.34 Ft
(625,723.77 ฿)
7,190,744.13 Ft
(785,800.00 ฿)
     +25.58 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 46,812.37 Ft
(5,115.63 ฿)
17,106.32 Ft
(1,869.37 ฿)
     -63.46 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 26.77 Ft
(2.93 ฿)
15.09 Ft
(1.65 ฿)
     -43.63 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 4,031.76 Ft
(440.59 ฿)
6,569.88 Ft
(717.95 ฿)
     +62.95 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 11,773.98 Ft
(1,286.65 ฿)
9,882.93 Ft
(1,080.00 ฿)
     -16.06 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 3,891.38 Ft
(425.25 ฿)
1,445.84 Ft
(158.00 ฿)
     -62.85 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 1,800.00 Ft
(196.70 ฿)
1,372.63 Ft
(150.00 ฿)
     -23.74 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 92,492.66 Ft
(10,107.54 ฿)
77,782.29 Ft
(8,500.00 ฿)
     -15.90 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 2,030,270.27 Ft
(221,866.66 ฿)
2,543,175.92 Ft
(277,916.67 ฿)
     +25.26 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 19,627.07 Ft
(2,144.83 ฿)
20,426.75 Ft
(2,232.22 ฿)
     +4.07 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 8,614.54 Ft
(941.39 ฿)
7,558.61 Ft
(826.00 ฿)
     -12.26 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 23,179.93 Ft
(2,533.09 ฿)
23,151.67 Ft
(2,530.00 ฿)
     -0.12 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 26,726.32 Ft
(2,920.63 ฿)
17,378.31 Ft
(1,899.09 ฿)
     -34.98 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 150,957.14 Ft
(16,496.50 ฿)
105,587.69 Ft
(11,538.56 ฿)
     -30.05 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 112,799.53 Ft
(12,326.66 ฿)
77,682.13 Ft
(8,489.05 ฿)
     -31.13 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 276,739.38 Ft
(30,241.91 ฿)
213,737.90 Ft
(23,357.14 ฿)
     -22.77 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 190,852.26 Ft
(20,856.21 ฿)
144,005.61 Ft
(15,736.84 ฿)
     -24.55 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 83,082.71 Ft
(9,079.23 ฿)
59,244.67 Ft
(6,474.22 ฿)
     -28.69 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 51,561.97 Ft
(5,634.66 ฿)
41,631.07 Ft
(4,549.42 ฿)
     -19.26 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 241,561.27 Ft
(26,397.66 ฿)
153,512.96 Ft
(16,775.80 ฿)
     -36.45 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.06 4.21      -16.68 %
Last update: May 2019May 2019
Contributors:674150
Data from past:12 months18 months
Currency: HUF