NUMBEO

Cost of Living Comparison Between Bangkok and Melbourne 

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Melbourne are 32.40% higher than in Bangkok
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Melbourne are 42.50% higher than in Bangkok
Rent Prices in Melbourne are 66.25% higher than in Bangkok
Restaurant Prices in Melbourne are 135.78% higher than in Bangkok
Groceries Prices in Melbourne are 15.74% higher than in Bangkok
Local Purchasing Power in Melbourne is 177.75% higher than in Bangkok
Currency: Sticky Currency      Switch to metric measurement units
  BangkokMelbourneDifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 80.00 ฿
(3.44 A$)
389.23 ฿
(16.74 A$)
     +386.54 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 900.00 ฿
(38.72 A$)
1,975.78 ฿
(85.00 A$)
     +119.53 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 180.00 ฿
(7.74 A$)
255.69 ฿
(11.00 A$)
     +42.05 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 80.00 ฿
(3.44 A$)
185.96 ฿
(8.00 A$)
     +132.44 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 155.00 ฿
(6.67 A$)
209.20 ฿
(9.00 A$)
     +34.97 %
Cappuccino (regular) 76.25 ฿
(3.28 A$)
95.75 ฿
(4.12 A$)
     +25.57 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 19.59 ฿
(0.84 A$)
73.23 ฿
(3.15 A$)
     +273.91 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 10.54 ฿
(0.45 A$)
62.36 ฿
(2.68 A$)
     +491.82 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 206.20 ฿
(8.87 A$)
115.35 ฿
(4.96 A$)
     -44.06 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 36.24 ฿
(1.56 A$)
55.49 ฿
(2.39 A$)
     +53.13 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 21.89 ฿
(0.94 A$)
30.22 ฿
(1.30 A$)
     +38.10 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 55.86 ฿
(2.40 A$)
91.56 ฿
(3.94 A$)
     +63.93 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 298.24 ฿
(12.83 A$)
102.90 ฿
(4.43 A$)
     -65.50 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 53.42 ฿
(2.30 A$)
104.86 ฿
(4.51 A$)
     +96.27 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 192.75 ฿
(8.29 A$)
142.92 ฿
(6.15 A$)
     -25.85 %
Apples (1 lb) 47.54 ฿
(2.05 A$)
39.75 ฿
(1.71 A$)
     -16.38 %
Banana (1 lb) 22.62 ฿
(0.97 A$)
30.01 ฿
(1.29 A$)
     +32.64 %
Oranges (1 lb) 35.30 ฿
(1.52 A$)
33.47 ฿
(1.44 A$)
     -5.19 %
Tomato (1 lb) 19.53 ฿
(0.84 A$)
47.89 ฿
(2.06 A$)
     +145.19 %
Potato (1 lb) 21.96 ฿
(0.94 A$)
30.26 ฿
(1.30 A$)
     +37.82 %
Onion (1 lb) 17.24 ฿
(0.74 A$)
25.01 ฿
(1.08 A$)
     +45.11 %
Lettuce (1 head) 38.12 ฿
(1.64 A$)
56.93 ฿
(2.45 A$)
     +49.31 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 16.85 ฿
(0.72 A$)
47.42 ฿
(2.04 A$)
     +181.42 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 700.00 ฿
(30.11 A$)
348.67 ฿
(15.00 A$)
     -50.19 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 58.82 ฿
(2.53 A$)
84.74 ฿
(3.65 A$)
     +44.05 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 143.67 ฿
(6.18 A$)
133.21 ฿
(5.73 A$)
     -7.28 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 145.00 ฿
(6.24 A$)
697.33 ฿
(30.00 A$)
     +380.92 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 35.00 ฿
(1.51 A$)
99.95 ฿
(4.30 A$)
     +185.57 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,080.00 ฿
(46.46 A$)
3,458.77 ฿
(148.80 A$)
     +220.26 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 35.00 ฿
(1.51 A$)
113.90 ฿
(4.90 A$)
     +225.42 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 9.66 ฿
(0.42 A$)
60.98 ฿
(2.62 A$)
     +531.47 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 120.00 ฿
(5.16 A$)
794.96 ฿
(34.20 A$)
     +562.47 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 114.27 ฿
(4.92 A$)
127.41 ฿
(5.48 A$)
     +11.50 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,200,000.00 ฿
(51,625.22 A$)
589,595.53 ฿
(25,365.00 A$)
     -50.87 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 839,347.18 ฿
(36,109.57 A$)
535,515.92 ฿
(23,038.44 A$)
     -36.20 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 2,704.35 ฿
(116.34 A$)
4,536.02 ฿
(195.14 A$)
     +67.73 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.72 ฿
(0.07 A$)
4.16 ฿
(0.18 A$)
     +140.98 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 750.92 ฿
(32.31 A$)
1,644.62 ฿
(70.75 A$)
     +119.01 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 2,336.10 ฿
(100.50 A$)
1,462.25 ฿
(62.91 A$)
     -37.41 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 316.50 ฿
(13.62 A$)
506.48 ฿
(21.79 A$)
     +60.03 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 200.00 ฿
(8.60 A$)
464.89 ฿
(20.00 A$)
     +132.44 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 11,847.73 ฿
(509.70 A$)
42,516.57 ฿
(1,829.11 A$)
     +258.86 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 425,791.67 ฿
(18,317.99 A$)
498,046.57 ฿
(21,426.47 A$)
     +16.97 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 1,872.63 ฿
(80.56 A$)
2,363.51 ฿
(101.68 A$)
     +26.21 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 1,093.14 ฿
(47.03 A$)
1,423.98 ฿
(61.26 A$)
     +30.27 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 3,150.14 ฿
(135.52 A$)
3,119.58 ฿
(134.21 A$)
     -0.97 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 2,990.59 ฿
(128.66 A$)
3,427.31 ฿
(147.45 A$)
     +14.60 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 20,609.17 ฿
(886.63 A$)
42,434.67 ฿
(1,825.58 A$)
     +105.90 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 9,890.37 ฿
(425.49 A$)
32,916.42 ฿
(1,416.10 A$)
     +232.81 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 64,814.81 ฿
(2,788.40 A$)
79,383.37 ฿
(3,415.15 A$)
     +22.48 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 27,467.71 ฿
(1,181.69 A$)
49,586.91 ฿
(2,133.28 A$)
     +80.53 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 13,861.79 ฿
(596.35 A$)
18,699.58 ฿
(804.47 A$)
     +34.90 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 6,899.00 ฿
(296.80 A$)
15,105.65 ฿
(649.86 A$)
     +118.95 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 26,318.18 ฿
(1,132.23 A$)
104,165.57 ฿
(4,481.31 A$)
     +295.79 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.19 4.43      -14.72 %
Last update: October 2018October 2018
Contributors:424450
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: THB