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Cost of Living Comparison Between Bangkok and Melbourne 

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Consumer Prices in Melbourne are 41.00% higher than in Bangkok
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Melbourne are 49.59% higher than in Bangkok
Rent Prices in Melbourne are 69.35% higher than in Bangkok
Restaurant Prices in Melbourne are 139.70% higher than in Bangkok
Groceries Prices in Melbourne are 27.99% higher than in Bangkok
Local Purchasing Power in Melbourne is 195.54% higher than in Bangkok
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 80.00 ฿
(3.25 A$)
394.17 ฿
(16.00 A$)
     +392.71 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 900.00 ฿
(36.53 A$)
1,970.84 ฿
(80.00 A$)
     +118.98 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 180.00 ฿
(7.31 A$)
246.36 ฿
(10.00 A$)
     +36.86 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 80.00 ฿
(3.25 A$)
197.08 ฿
(8.00 A$)
     +146.36 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 150.00 ฿
(6.09 A$)
221.72 ฿
(9.00 A$)
     +47.81 %
Cappuccino (regular) 76.63 ฿
(3.11 A$)
102.13 ฿
(4.15 A$)
     +33.27 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 20.14 ฿
(0.82 A$)
76.44 ฿
(3.10 A$)
     +279.52 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 11.14 ฿
(0.45 A$)
67.02 ฿
(2.72 A$)
     +501.54 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 197.71 ฿
(8.03 A$)
113.34 ฿
(4.60 A$)
     -42.67 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 34.67 ฿
(1.41 A$)
58.12 ฿
(2.36 A$)
     +67.64 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 21.55 ฿
(0.87 A$)
31.34 ฿
(1.27 A$)
     +45.47 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 53.82 ฿
(2.18 A$)
100.44 ฿
(4.08 A$)
     +86.61 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 287.78 ฿
(11.68 A$)
110.63 ฿
(4.49 A$)
     -61.56 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 52.03 ฿
(2.11 A$)
110.62 ฿
(4.49 A$)
     +112.60 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 169.59 ฿
(6.88 A$)
152.82 ฿
(6.20 A$)
     -9.89 %
Apples (1 lb) 46.48 ฿
(1.89 A$)
43.42 ฿
(1.76 A$)
     -6.58 %
Banana (1 lb) 23.53 ฿
(0.95 A$)
30.45 ฿
(1.24 A$)
     +29.44 %
Oranges (1 lb) 34.62 ฿
(1.41 A$)
34.91 ฿
(1.42 A$)
     +0.82 %
Tomato (1 lb) 19.93 ฿
(0.81 A$)
52.51 ฿
(2.13 A$)
     +163.43 %
Potato (1 lb) 22.52 ฿
(0.91 A$)
34.93 ฿
(1.42 A$)
     +55.10 %
Onion (1 lb) 18.27 ฿
(0.74 A$)
28.40 ฿
(1.15 A$)
     +55.41 %
Lettuce (1 head) 38.12 ฿
(1.55 A$)
63.01 ฿
(2.56 A$)
     +65.27 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 16.48 ฿
(0.67 A$)
56.33 ฿
(2.29 A$)
     +241.86 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 700.00 ฿
(28.41 A$)
369.53 ฿
(15.00 A$)
     -47.21 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 58.00 ฿
(2.35 A$)
88.72 ฿
(3.60 A$)
     +52.97 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 143.85 ฿
(5.84 A$)
140.77 ฿
(5.71 A$)
     -2.14 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 145.00 ฿
(5.89 A$)
726.75 ฿
(29.50 A$)
     +401.21 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 35.00 ฿
(1.42 A$)
105.93 ฿
(4.30 A$)
     +202.67 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,090.00 ฿
(44.24 A$)
3,636.21 ฿
(147.60 A$)
     +233.60 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 35.00 ฿
(1.42 A$)
110.86 ฿
(4.50 A$)
     +216.74 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 9.66 ฿
(0.39 A$)
64.31 ฿
(2.61 A$)
     +565.98 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 120.00 ฿
(4.87 A$)
842.54 ฿
(34.20 A$)
     +602.11 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 113.92 ฿
(4.62 A$)
131.67 ฿
(5.34 A$)
     +15.58 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,275,000.00 ฿
(51,754.45 A$)
615,889.05 ฿
(25,000.00 A$)
     -51.69 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 867,521.74 ฿
(35,214.21 A$)
569,499.41 ฿
(23,116.96 A$)
     -34.35 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 2,679.65 ฿
(108.77 A$)
5,122.24 ฿
(207.92 A$)
     +91.15 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.84 ฿
(0.07 A$)
4.45 ฿
(0.18 A$)
     +141.41 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 772.07 ฿
(31.34 A$)
1,794.73 ฿
(72.85 A$)
     +132.46 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 2,383.61 ฿
(96.75 A$)
1,567.07 ฿
(63.61 A$)
     -34.26 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 338.24 ฿
(13.73 A$)
540.34 ฿
(21.93 A$)
     +59.75 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 200.00 ฿
(8.12 A$)
492.71 ฿
(20.00 A$)
     +146.36 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 14,701.75 ฿
(596.77 A$)
43,220.41 ฿
(1,754.39 A$)
     +193.98 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 458,241.38 ฿
(18,600.81 A$)
509,545.54 ฿
(20,683.33 A$)
     +11.20 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 1,871.65 ฿
(75.97 A$)
2,467.11 ฿
(100.14 A$)
     +31.82 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 1,121.79 ฿
(45.54 A$)
1,542.43 ฿
(62.61 A$)
     +37.50 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 3,256.56 ฿
(132.19 A$)
3,318.19 ฿
(134.69 A$)
     +1.89 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 3,112.25 ฿
(126.33 A$)
3,738.45 ฿
(151.75 A$)
     +20.12 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 20,756.82 ฿
(842.56 A$)
43,354.04 ฿
(1,759.82 A$)
     +108.87 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 9,576.40 ฿
(388.72 A$)
33,542.31 ฿
(1,361.54 A$)
     +250.26 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 66,200.00 ฿
(2,687.17 A$)
81,456.27 ฿
(3,306.45 A$)
     +23.05 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 28,097.66 ฿
(1,140.53 A$)
52,709.75 ฿
(2,139.58 A$)
     +87.59 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 13,758.80 ฿
(558.49 A$)
19,810.18 ฿
(804.13 A$)
     +43.98 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 6,658.00 ฿
(270.26 A$)
15,903.09 ฿
(645.53 A$)
     +138.86 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 25,075.40 ฿
(1,017.85 A$)
110,857.98 ฿
(4,499.92 A$)
     +342.10 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.22 4.50      -13.69 %
Last update: July 2018July 2018
Contributors:390422
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: THB