Cost of Living Comparison Between Bucharest and Bangkok 

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Bangkok are 29.57% higher than in Bucharest (without rent)
Rent Prices in Bangkok are 68.97% higher than in Bucharest
Restaurant Prices in Bangkok are 35.15% lower than in Bucharest
Groceries Prices in Bangkok are 56.07% higher than in Bucharest
Local Purchasing Power in Bangkok is 40.59% lower than in Bucharest
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Restaurants
Bucharest[ Edit ] Bangkok[ Edit ]Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 35.00 lei
(262.11 ฿)
9.35 lei
(70.00 ฿)
     -73.29 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 150.00 lei
(1,123.31 ฿)
113.58 lei
(850.57 ฿)
     -24.28 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 20.00 lei
(149.77 ฿)
24.04 lei
(180.00 ฿)
     +20.18 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 lei
(59.91 ฿)
8.68 lei
(65.00 ฿)
     +8.50 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 10.00 lei
(74.89 ฿)
16.69 lei
(125.00 ฿)
     +66.92 %
Cappuccino (regular) 9.99 lei
(74.82 ฿)
9.04 lei
(67.73 ฿)
     -9.48 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 6.28 lei
(46.99 ฿)
2.36 lei
(17.64 ฿)
     -62.46 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 5.68 lei
(42.51 ฿)
1.16 lei
(8.69 ฿)
     -79.55 %
Markets
Bucharest[ Edit ] Bangkok[ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 18.81 lei
(140.86 ฿)
25.72 lei
(192.64 ฿)
     +36.75 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.91 lei
(21.82 ฿)
4.82 lei
(36.07 ฿)
     +65.32 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.51 lei
(18.81 ฿)
2.48 lei
(18.56 ฿)
     -1.35 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 10.66 lei
(79.82 ฿)
7.24 lei
(54.22 ฿)
     -32.07 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 11.29 lei
(84.54 ฿)
41.41 lei
(310.14 ฿)
     +266.88 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 10.03 lei
(75.13 ฿)
5.00 lei
(37.48 ฿)
     -50.12 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 15.58 lei
(116.71 ฿)
17.89 lei
(133.99 ฿)
     +14.81 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.12 lei
(15.86 ฿)
5.52 lei
(41.33 ฿)
     +160.65 %
Banana (1 lb) 2.61 lei
(19.58 ฿)
2.37 lei
(17.73 ฿)
     -9.45 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.66 lei
(19.88 ฿)
4.12 lei
(30.84 ฿)
     +55.13 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.60 lei
(19.49 ฿)
2.92 lei
(21.90 ฿)
     +12.35 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.33 lei
(9.97 ฿)
2.70 lei
(20.21 ฿)
     +102.76 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.28 lei
(9.62 ฿)
2.62 lei
(19.63 ฿)
     +104.11 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.58 lei
(19.31 ฿)
4.67 lei
(35.00 ฿)
     +81.30 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.58 lei
(19.29 ฿)
2.13 lei
(15.97 ฿)
     -17.24 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 25.00 lei
(187.22 ฿)
100.15 lei
(750.00 ฿)
     +300.60 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.54 lei
(26.49 ฿)
7.71 lei
(57.73 ฿)
     +117.97 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.62 lei
(42.12 ฿)
17.32 lei
(129.72 ฿)
     +207.96 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 20.00 lei
(149.77 ฿)
20.03 lei
(150.00 ฿)
     +0.15 %
Transportation
Bucharest[ Edit ] Bangkok[ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.50 lei
(11.23 ฿)
4.34 lei
(32.50 ฿)
     +189.32 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 70.00 lei
(524.21 ฿)
173.59 lei
(1,300.00 ฿)
     +147.99 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.00 lei
(14.98 ฿)
4.67 lei
(35.00 ฿)
     +133.68 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.22 lei
(24.10 ฿)
7.52 lei
(56.33 ฿)
     +133.68 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 20.00 lei
(149.77 ฿)
16.02 lei
(120.00 ฿)
     -19.88 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 18.72 lei
(140.21 ฿)
13.92 lei
(104.25 ฿)
     -25.64 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 85,000.00 lei
(636,542.61 ฿)
200,300.81 lei
(1,500,000.00 ฿)
     +135.65 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 93,590.83 lei
(700,877.11 ฿)
113,057.15 lei
(846,655.17 ฿)
     +20.80 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Bucharest[ Edit ] Bangkok[ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 441.80 lei
(3,308.53 ฿)
389.27 lei
(2,915.11 ฿)
     -11.89 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.39 lei
(2.92 ฿)
0.25 lei
(1.84 ฿)
     -37.04 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 40.46 lei
(303.01 ฿)
88.91 lei
(665.83 ฿)
     +119.74 %
Sports And Leisure
Bucharest[ Edit ] Bangkok[ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 186.57 lei
(1,397.19 ฿)
271.85 lei
(2,035.78 ฿)
     +45.71 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 69.59 lei
(521.14 ฿)
38.89 lei
(291.20 ฿)
     -44.12 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 30.00 lei
(224.66 ฿)
33.38 lei
(250.00 ฿)
     +11.28 %
Childcare
Bucharest[ Edit ] Bangkok[ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,719.39 lei
(12,876.02 ฿)
1,190.15 lei
(8,912.70 ฿)
     -30.78 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 41,128.11 lei
(307,997.57 ฿)
66,471.48 lei
(497,787.42 ฿)
     +61.62 %
Clothing And Shoes
Bucharest[ Edit ] Bangkok[ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 293.73 lei
(2,199.70 ฿)
232.14 lei
(1,738.46 ฿)
     -20.97 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 158.73 lei
(1,188.71 ฿)
156.44 lei
(1,171.56 ฿)
     -1.44 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 318.62 lei
(2,386.04 ฿)
390.89 lei
(2,927.27 ฿)
     +22.68 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 383.94 lei
(2,875.25 ฿)
370.90 lei
(2,777.60 ฿)
     -3.40 %
Rent Per Month
Bucharest[ Edit ] Bangkok[ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,960.95 lei
(14,685.01 ฿)
2,844.27 lei
(21,300.00 ฿)
     +45.05 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,394.02 lei
(10,439.45 ฿)
1,391.95 lei
(10,423.91 ฿)
     -0.15 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,562.92 lei
(26,681.79 ฿)
7,734.74 lei
(57,923.43 ฿)
     +117.09 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,367.59 lei
(17,730.23 ฿)
3,581.57 lei
(26,821.43 ฿)
     +51.28 %
Buy Apartment Price
Bucharest[ Edit ] Bangkok[ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 824.42 lei
(6,173.84 ฿)
2,151.57 lei
(16,112.55 ฿)
     +160.98 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 533.28 lei
(3,993.57 ฿)
976.94 lei
(7,316.05 ฿)
     +83.20 %
Salaries And Financing
Bucharest[ Edit ] Bangkok[ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,487.67 lei
(26,118.22 ฿)
2,881.08 lei
(21,575.66 ฿)
     -17.39 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.24 5.03      -19.30 %
Last update: December 2020December 2020
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