Cost of Living Comparison Between Bucharest and Bangkok 

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Consumer Prices in Bangkok are 25.31% higher than in Bucharest (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Bangkok are 36.67% higher than in Bucharest
Rent Prices in Bangkok are 72.78% higher than in Bucharest
Restaurant Prices in Bangkok are 36.29% lower than in Bucharest
Groceries Prices in Bangkok are 50.35% higher than in Bucharest
Local Purchasing Power in Bangkok is 35.74% lower than in Bucharest
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Restaurants
Bucharest Edit Bangkok Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 35.00 lei
(260.95 ฿)
9.39 lei
(70.00 ฿)
     -73.18 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 150.00 lei
(1,118.37 ฿)
109.70 lei
(817.90 ฿)
     -26.87 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 20.00 lei
(149.12 ฿)
24.14 lei
(180.00 ฿)
     +20.71 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 lei
(59.65 ฿)
8.90 lei
(66.34 ฿)
     +11.23 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 10.00 lei
(74.56 ฿)
17.44 lei
(130.00 ฿)
     +74.36 %
Cappuccino (regular) 9.79 lei
(73.00 ฿)
9.45 lei
(70.43 ฿)
     -3.53 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 6.43 lei
(47.96 ฿)
2.37 lei
(17.64 ฿)
     -63.21 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 5.98 lei
(44.60 ฿)
1.18 lei
(8.83 ฿)
     -80.20 %
Markets
Bucharest Edit Bangkok Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 19.34 lei
(144.22 ฿)
26.68 lei
(198.90 ฿)
     +37.91 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.87 lei
(21.41 ฿)
5.19 lei
(38.71 ฿)
     +80.84 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.52 lei
(18.78 ฿)
2.39 lei
(17.83 ฿)
     -5.05 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 10.76 lei
(80.20 ฿)
7.58 lei
(56.54 ฿)
     -29.50 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 11.45 lei
(85.37 ฿)
38.33 lei
(285.82 ฿)
     +234.80 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 9.97 lei
(74.32 ฿)
5.00 lei
(37.25 ฿)
     -49.88 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 15.99 lei
(119.20 ฿)
18.07 lei
(134.74 ฿)
     +13.03 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.12 lei
(15.80 ฿)
5.73 lei
(42.76 ฿)
     +170.55 %
Banana (1 lb) 2.63 lei
(19.58 ฿)
2.40 lei
(17.93 ฿)
     -8.44 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.62 lei
(19.51 ฿)
4.20 lei
(31.28 ฿)
     +60.31 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.52 lei
(18.79 ฿)
3.13 lei
(23.34 ฿)
     +24.20 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.24 lei
(9.28 ฿)
2.92 lei
(21.75 ฿)
     +134.47 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.30 lei
(9.71 ฿)
2.87 lei
(21.38 ฿)
     +120.20 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.62 lei
(19.50 ฿)
4.50 lei
(33.53 ฿)
     +71.95 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.61 lei
(19.47 ฿)
2.14 lei
(15.97 ฿)
     -18.01 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 25.00 lei
(186.40 ฿)
93.89 lei
(700.00 ฿)
     +275.55 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.71 lei
(27.67 ฿)
8.08 lei
(60.24 ฿)
     +117.75 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.10 lei
(45.46 ฿)
14.18 lei
(105.71 ฿)
     +132.56 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 21.00 lei
(156.57 ฿)
20.12 lei
(150.00 ฿)
     -4.20 %
Transportation
Bucharest Edit Bangkok Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.50 lei
(11.18 ฿)
4.43 lei
(33.00 ฿)
     +195.07 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 66.00 lei
(492.08 ฿)
174.36 lei
(1,300.00 ฿)
     +164.18 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.00 lei
(14.91 ฿)
4.69 lei
(35.00 ฿)
     +134.72 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.22 lei
(24.00 ฿)
7.55 lei
(56.33 ฿)
     +134.72 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 20.00 lei
(149.12 ฿)
16.09 lei
(120.00 ฿)
     -19.53 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 18.87 lei
(140.70 ฿)
12.91 lei
(96.27 ฿)
     -31.58 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 88,000.00 lei
(656,111.11 ฿)
201,185.44 lei
(1,500,000.00 ฿)
     +128.62 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 93,630.30 lei
(698,089.56 ฿)
115,614.56 lei
(862,000.00 ฿)
     +23.48 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Bucharest Edit Bangkok Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 465.25 lei
(3,468.78 ฿)
413.17 lei
(3,080.48 ฿)
     -11.19 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.42 lei
(3.15 ฿)
0.24 lei
(1.80 ฿)
     -42.70 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 40.57 lei
(302.51 ฿)
78.57 lei
(585.82 ฿)
     +93.65 %
Sports And Leisure
Bucharest Edit Bangkok Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 188.88 lei
(1,408.28 ฿)
272.14 lei
(2,029.05 ฿)
     +44.08 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 66.27 lei
(494.13 ฿)
38.63 lei
(288.00 ฿)
     -41.72 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 30.00 lei
(223.67 ฿)
29.51 lei
(220.00 ฿)
     -1.64 %
Childcare
Bucharest Edit Bangkok Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,638.52 lei
(12,216.52 ฿)
1,364.61 lei
(10,174.24 ฿)
     -16.72 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 38,302.10 lei
(285,573.09 ฿)
65,741.86 lei
(490,158.67 ฿)
     +71.64 %
Clothing And Shoes
Bucharest Edit Bangkok Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 296.99 lei
(2,214.28 ฿)
227.78 lei
(1,698.28 ฿)
     -23.30 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 164.71 lei
(1,228.02 ฿)
155.98 lei
(1,162.93 ฿)
     -5.30 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 317.28 lei
(2,365.59 ฿)
404.52 lei
(3,016.00 ฿)
     +27.49 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 379.42 lei
(2,828.88 ฿)
378.85 lei
(2,824.67 ฿)
     -0.15 %
Rent Per Month
Bucharest Edit Bangkok Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,922.39 lei
(14,332.94 ฿)
2,738.36 lei
(20,416.67 ฿)
     +42.45 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,340.38 lei
(9,993.62 ฿)
1,393.63 lei
(10,390.62 ฿)
     +3.97 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,642.42 lei
(27,157.15 ฿)
8,299.57 lei
(61,880.00 ฿)
     +127.86 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,400.58 lei
(17,898.24 ฿)
3,773.96 lei
(28,137.93 ฿)
     +57.21 %
Buy Apartment Price
Bucharest Edit Bangkok Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 819.33 lei
(6,108.75 ฿)
2,150.10 lei
(16,030.73 ฿)
     +162.42 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 526.53 lei
(3,925.68 ฿)
980.68 lei
(7,311.75 ฿)
     +86.25 %
Salaries And Financing
Bucharest Edit Bangkok Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,497.96 lei
(26,080.14 ฿)
3,072.10 lei
(22,905.00 ฿)
     -12.17 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.12 4.90      -19.95 %
Last update: March 2021March 2021
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