Cost of Living Comparison Between Bangkok and London 

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Cost of Living in London is 100.3% higher than in Bangkok (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in London is 162.4% higher than in Bangkok
Rent Prices in London are 328.3% higher than in Bangkok
Restaurant Prices in London are 325.2% higher than in Bangkok
Groceries Prices in London are 46.5% higher than in Bangkok
Local Purchasing Power in London is 160.0% higher than in Bangkok
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Restaurants
Bangkok Edit London Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 100.00 ฿
(2.16 £)
926.83 ฿
(20.00 £)
     +826.8 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 915.58 ฿
(19.76 £)
3,707.32 ฿
(80.00 £)
     +304.9 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 200.00 ฿
(4.32 £)
370.73 ฿
(8.00 £)
     +85.4 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 75.00 ฿
(1.62 £)
301.22 ฿
(6.50 £)
     +301.6 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 150.00 ฿
(3.24 £)
254.88 ฿
(5.50 £)
     +69.9 %
Cappuccino (regular) 85.43 ฿
(1.84 £)
167.23 ฿
(3.61 £)
     +95.7 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 20.88 ฿
(0.45 £)
93.96 ฿
(2.03 £)
     +350.1 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 11.44 ฿
(0.25 £)
75.24 ฿
(1.62 £)
     +557.9 %
Markets
Bangkok Edit London Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 240.54 ฿
(5.19 £)
228.51 ฿
(4.93 £)
     -5.0 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 52.38 ฿
(1.13 £)
65.29 ฿
(1.41 £)
     +24.6 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 23.67 ฿
(0.51 £)
43.48 ฿
(0.94 £)
     +83.7 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 79.92 ฿
(1.72 £)
148.06 ฿
(3.20 £)
     +85.3 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 316.60 ฿
(6.83 £)
160.56 ฿
(3.46 £)
     -49.3 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 47.30 ฿
(1.02 £)
158.47 ฿
(3.42 £)
     +235.0 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 172.79 ฿
(3.73 £)
255.60 ฿
(5.52 £)
     +47.9 %
Apples (1 lb) 49.36 ฿
(1.07 £)
55.48 ฿
(1.20 £)
     +12.4 %
Banana (1 lb) 25.37 ฿
(0.55 £)
27.69 ฿
(0.60 £)
     +9.1 %
Oranges (1 lb) 36.79 ฿
(0.79 £)
55.81 ฿
(1.20 £)
     +51.7 %
Tomato (1 lb) 27.95 ฿
(0.60 £)
69.59 ฿
(1.50 £)
     +149.0 %
Potato (1 lb) 24.95 ฿
(0.54 £)
26.38 ฿
(0.57 £)
     +5.7 %
Onion (1 lb) 22.14 ฿
(0.48 £)
24.49 ฿
(0.53 £)
     +10.6 %
Lettuce (1 head) 45.08 ฿
(0.97 £)
44.97 ฿
(0.97 £)
     -0.3 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 15.81 ฿
(0.34 £)
60.09 ฿
(1.30 £)
     +280.1 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 600.00 ฿
(12.95 £)
440.24 ฿
(9.50 £)
     -26.6 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 63.18 ฿
(1.36 £)
98.51 ฿
(2.13 £)
     +55.9 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 116.19 ฿
(2.51 £)
112.85 ฿
(2.44 £)
     -2.9 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 150.00 ฿
(3.24 £)
695.12 ฿
(15.00 £)
     +363.4 %
Transportation
Bangkok Edit London Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 44.00 ฿
(0.95 £)
129.76 ฿
(2.80 £)
     +194.9 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,300.00 ฿
(28.05 £)
9,268.31 ฿
(200.00 £)
     +612.9 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 35.00 ฿
(0.76 £)
208.54 ฿
(4.50 £)
     +495.8 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 69.52 ฿
(1.50 £)
145.25 ฿
(3.13 £)
     +108.9 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 200.00 ฿
(4.32 £)
1,390.25 ฿
(30.00 £)
     +595.1 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 153.56 ฿
(3.31 £)
265.19 ฿
(5.72 £)
     +72.7 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,851,351.74 ฿
(39,950.16 £)
1,264,197.21 ฿
(27,280.00 £)
     -31.7 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 922,078.95 ฿
(19,897.46 £)
1,198,421.19 ฿
(25,860.62 £)
     +30.0 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Bangkok Edit London Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 3,351.15 ฿
(72.31 £)
13,513.86 ฿
(291.61 £)
     +303.3 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 470.53 ฿
(10.15 £)
718.00 ฿
(15.49 £)
     +52.6 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 543.10 ฿
(11.72 £)
1,447.07 ฿
(31.23 £)
     +166.4 %
Sports And Leisure
Bangkok Edit London Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 2,056.12 ฿
(44.37 £)
2,128.81 ฿
(45.94 £)
     +3.5 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 396.92 ฿
(8.57 £)
665.11 ฿
(14.35 £)
     +67.6 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 250.00 ฿
(5.39 £)
695.12 ฿
(15.00 £)
     +178.0 %
Childcare
Bangkok Edit London Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 22,173.69 ฿
(478.48 £)
85,284.22 ฿
(1,840.34 £)
     +284.6 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 448,379.55 ฿
(9,675.54 £)
929,368.55 ฿
(20,054.76 £)
     +107.3 %
Clothing And Shoes
Bangkok Edit London Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 1,942.04 ฿
(41.91 £)
3,807.32 ฿
(82.16 £)
     +96.0 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 1,416.70 ฿
(30.57 £)
1,833.78 ฿
(39.57 £)
     +29.4 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 3,645.67 ฿
(78.67 £)
4,131.70 ฿
(89.16 £)
     +13.3 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 3,323.04 ฿
(71.71 £)
4,601.05 ฿
(99.29 £)
     +38.5 %
Rent Per Month
Bangkok Edit London Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 22,085.71 ฿
(476.59 £)
98,783.14 ฿
(2,131.63 £)
     +347.3 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 10,402.63 ฿
(224.48 £)
74,666.92 ฿
(1,611.23 £)
     +617.8 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 57,611.11 ฿
(1,243.19 £)
204,967.38 ฿
(4,422.97 £)
     +255.8 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 30,024.07 ฿
(647.89 £)
132,489.27 ฿
(2,858.97 £)
     +341.3 %
Buy Apartment Price
Bangkok Edit London Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 17,380.47 ฿
(375.05 £)
59,899.48 ฿
(1,292.57 £)
     +244.6 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 8,081.57 ฿
(174.39 £)
34,256.70 ฿
(739.22 £)
     +323.9 %
Salaries And Financing
Bangkok Edit London Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 23,668.85 ฿
(510.75 £)
161,490.70 ฿
(3,484.79 £)
     +582.3 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.98 5.53      -7.5 %
Last update: May 2024May 2024
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