Cost of Living Comparison Between Chiang Mai and Perth 

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Cost of Living in Perth is 121.3% higher than in Chiang Mai (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in Perth is 154.1% higher than in Chiang Mai
Rent Prices in Perth are 279.8% higher than in Chiang Mai
Restaurant Prices in Perth are 324.3% higher than in Chiang Mai
Groceries Prices in Perth are 89.9% higher than in Chiang Mai
Local Purchasing Power in Perth is 234.8% higher than in Chiang Mai
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Restaurants
Chiang Mai Edit Perth Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 60.00 ฿
(2.45 A$)
489.32 ฿
(20.00 A$)
     +715.5 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 600.00 ฿
(24.52 A$)
3,425.27 ฿
(140.00 A$)
     +470.9 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 229.50 ฿
(9.38 A$)
379.23 ฿
(15.50 A$)
     +65.2 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 80.00 ฿
(3.27 A$)
269.13 ฿
(11.00 A$)
     +236.4 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 125.00 ฿
(5.11 A$)
269.13 ฿
(11.00 A$)
     +115.3 %
Cappuccino (regular) 58.95 ฿
(2.41 A$)
128.66 ฿
(5.26 A$)
     +118.3 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 19.85 ฿
(0.81 A$)
90.77 ฿
(3.71 A$)
     +357.4 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 11.65 ฿
(0.48 A$)
78.68 ฿
(3.22 A$)
     +575.6 %
Markets
Chiang Mai Edit Perth Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 210.80 ฿
(8.62 A$)
227.65 ฿
(9.30 A$)
     +8.0 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 42.74 ฿
(1.75 A$)
78.53 ฿
(3.21 A$)
     +83.7 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 18.94 ฿
(0.77 A$)
34.48 ฿
(1.41 A$)
     +82.1 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 69.00 ฿
(2.82 A$)
158.05 ฿
(6.46 A$)
     +129.1 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 272.16 ฿
(11.12 A$)
171.02 ฿
(6.99 A$)
     -37.2 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 39.67 ฿
(1.62 A$)
149.10 ฿
(6.09 A$)
     +275.8 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 167.60 ฿
(6.85 A$)
232.16 ฿
(9.49 A$)
     +38.5 %
Apples (1 lb) 44.26 ฿
(1.81 A$)
56.46 ฿
(2.31 A$)
     +27.6 %
Banana (1 lb) 17.14 ฿
(0.70 A$)
43.82 ฿
(1.79 A$)
     +155.7 %
Oranges (1 lb) 24.30 ฿
(0.99 A$)
52.79 ฿
(2.16 A$)
     +117.2 %
Tomato (1 lb) 32.08 ฿
(1.31 A$)
64.91 ฿
(2.65 A$)
     +102.4 %
Potato (1 lb) 22.68 ฿
(0.93 A$)
38.63 ฿
(1.58 A$)
     +70.3 %
Onion (1 lb) 18.47 ฿
(0.75 A$)
31.07 ฿
(1.27 A$)
     +68.3 %
Lettuce (1 head) 28.57 ฿
(1.17 A$)
79.07 ฿
(3.23 A$)
     +176.8 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 18.07 ฿
(0.74 A$)
60.78 ฿
(2.48 A$)
     +236.4 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 575.00 ฿
(23.50 A$)
366.99 ฿
(15.00 A$)
     -36.2 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 60.56 ฿
(2.48 A$)
173.11 ฿
(7.08 A$)
     +185.8 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 124.38 ฿
(5.08 A$)
197.74 ฿
(8.08 A$)
     +59.0 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 145.00 ฿
(5.93 A$)
1,127.40 ฿
(46.08 A$)
     +677.5 %
Transportation
Chiang Mai Edit Perth Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 30.00 ฿
(1.23 A$)
110.10 ฿
(4.50 A$)
     +267.0 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 800.00 ฿
(32.70 A$)
4,159.25 ฿
(170.00 A$)
     +419.9 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 40.00 ฿
(1.63 A$)
166.25 ฿
(6.79 A$)
     +315.6 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 72.42 ฿
(2.96 A$)
137.81 ฿
(5.63 A$)
     +90.3 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 100.00 ฿
(4.09 A$)
1,859.43 ฿
(76.00 A$)
     +1,759.4 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 155.76 ฿
(6.37 A$)
173.44 ฿
(7.09 A$)
     +11.4 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 725,000.00 ฿
(29,632.74 A$)
978,647.23 ฿
(40,000.00 A$)
     +35.0 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 802,500.00 ฿
(32,800.38 A$)
892,624.14 ฿
(36,484.00 A$)
     +11.2 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Chiang Mai Edit Perth Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 2,023.70 ฿
(82.71 A$)
7,558.70 ฿
(308.94 A$)
     +273.5 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 455.75 ฿
(18.63 A$)
1,050.09 ฿
(42.92 A$)
     +130.4 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 649.75 ฿
(26.56 A$)
1,911.70 ฿
(78.14 A$)
     +194.2 %
Sports And Leisure
Chiang Mai Edit Perth Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 1,325.25 ฿
(54.17 A$)
1,581.79 ฿
(64.65 A$)
     +19.4 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 233.33 ฿
(9.54 A$)
552.02 ฿
(22.56 A$)
     +136.6 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 200.00 ฿
(8.17 A$)
587.19 ฿
(24.00 A$)
     +193.6 %
Childcare
Chiang Mai Edit Perth Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 15,833.33 ฿
(647.15 A$)
63,245.08 ฿
(2,585.00 A$)
     +299.4 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 430,000.00 ฿
(17,575.28 A$)
456,702.04 ฿
(18,666.67 A$)
     +6.2 %
Clothing And Shoes
Chiang Mai Edit Perth Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 1,800.00 ฿
(73.57 A$)
2,951.00 ฿
(120.62 A$)
     +63.9 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 1,058.33 ฿
(43.26 A$)
1,796.74 ฿
(73.44 A$)
     +69.8 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 3,000.00 ฿
(122.62 A$)
3,739.07 ฿
(152.83 A$)
     +24.6 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 2,200.00 ฿
(89.92 A$)
4,228.26 ฿
(172.82 A$)
     +92.2 %
Rent Per Month
Chiang Mai Edit Perth Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 14,100.00 ฿
(576.31 A$)
57,283.48 ฿
(2,341.33 A$)
     +306.3 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 8,250.00 ฿
(337.20 A$)
42,373.47 ฿
(1,731.92 A$)
     +413.6 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 28,000.00 ฿
(1,144.44 A$)
89,959.21 ฿
(3,676.88 A$)
     +221.3 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 16,333.33 ฿
(667.59 A$)
63,632.67 ฿
(2,600.84 A$)
     +289.6 %
Buy Apartment Price
Chiang Mai Edit Perth Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 6,851.54 ฿
(280.04 A$)
17,740.30 ฿
(725.09 A$)
     +158.9 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 4,714.79 ฿
(192.71 A$)
12,246.13 ฿
(500.53 A$)
     +159.7 %
Salaries And Financing
Chiang Mai Edit Perth Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 18,125.00 ฿
(740.82 A$)
154,232.28 ฿
(6,303.90 A$)
     +750.9 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.12 6.34      +23.7 %
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