Cost of Living Comparison Between Chiang Mai and Perth 

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Consumer Prices in Perth are 131.4% higher than in Chiang Mai (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Perth are 172.2% higher than in Chiang Mai
Rent Prices in Perth are 337.1% higher than in Chiang Mai
Restaurant Prices in Perth are 369.6% higher than in Chiang Mai
Groceries Prices in Perth are 96.2% higher than in Chiang Mai
Local Purchasing Power in Perth is 155.8% higher than in Chiang Mai
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Restaurants
Chiang Mai Edit Perth Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 60.00 ฿
(2.55 A$)
563.96 ฿
(23.99 A$)
     +839.9 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 600.00 ฿
(25.53 A$)
3,525.49 ฿
(150.00 A$)
     +487.6 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 200.00 ฿
(8.51 A$)
376.05 ฿
(16.00 A$)
     +88.0 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 77.50 ฿
(3.30 A$)
282.04 ฿
(12.00 A$)
     +263.9 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 120.00 ฿
(5.11 A$)
282.04 ฿
(12.00 A$)
     +135.0 %
Cappuccino (regular) 55.95 ฿
(2.38 A$)
130.55 ฿
(5.55 A$)
     +133.3 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 19.47 ฿
(0.83 A$)
95.26 ฿
(4.05 A$)
     +389.2 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 10.95 ฿
(0.47 A$)
79.27 ฿
(3.37 A$)
     +624.1 %
Markets
Chiang Mai Edit Perth Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 206.19 ฿
(8.77 A$)
235.53 ฿
(10.02 A$)
     +14.2 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 42.94 ฿
(1.83 A$)
78.26 ฿
(3.33 A$)
     +82.3 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 18.09 ฿
(0.77 A$)
37.55 ฿
(1.60 A$)
     +107.6 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 67.64 ฿
(2.88 A$)
152.39 ฿
(6.48 A$)
     +125.3 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 257.98 ฿
(10.98 A$)
168.44 ฿
(7.17 A$)
     -34.7 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 38.84 ฿
(1.65 A$)
148.61 ฿
(6.32 A$)
     +282.6 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 170.44 ฿
(7.25 A$)
222.44 ฿
(9.46 A$)
     +30.5 %
Apples (1 lb) 41.56 ฿
(1.77 A$)
56.78 ฿
(2.42 A$)
     +36.6 %
Banana (1 lb) 19.28 ฿
(0.82 A$)
44.27 ฿
(1.88 A$)
     +129.6 %
Oranges (1 lb) 24.19 ฿
(1.03 A$)
52.75 ฿
(2.24 A$)
     +118.0 %
Tomato (1 lb) 26.89 ฿
(1.14 A$)
64.43 ฿
(2.74 A$)
     +139.6 %
Potato (1 lb) 21.38 ฿
(0.91 A$)
39.90 ฿
(1.70 A$)
     +86.6 %
Onion (1 lb) 17.50 ฿
(0.74 A$)
32.52 ฿
(1.38 A$)
     +85.8 %
Lettuce (1 head) 30.00 ฿
(1.28 A$)
86.44 ฿
(3.68 A$)
     +188.1 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 17.12 ฿
(0.73 A$)
65.13 ฿
(2.77 A$)
     +280.5 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 500.00 ฿
(21.27 A$)
411.31 ฿
(17.50 A$)
     -17.7 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 63.18 ฿
(2.69 A$)
188.44 ฿
(8.02 A$)
     +198.2 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 107.78 ฿
(4.59 A$)
217.47 ฿
(9.25 A$)
     +101.8 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 140.00 ฿
(5.96 A$)
1,081.15 ฿
(46.00 A$)
     +672.2 %
Transportation
Chiang Mai Edit Perth Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 30.00 ฿
(1.28 A$)
105.76 ฿
(4.50 A$)
     +252.5 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 800.00 ฿
(34.04 A$)
3,948.55 ฿
(168.00 A$)
     +393.6 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 37.50 ฿
(1.60 A$)
164.52 ฿
(7.00 A$)
     +338.7 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 72.42 ฿
(3.08 A$)
113.47 ฿
(4.83 A$)
     +56.7 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 100.00 ฿
(4.25 A$)
1,997.78 ฿
(85.00 A$)
     +1,897.8 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 157.93 ฿
(6.72 A$)
168.91 ฿
(7.19 A$)
     +7.0 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 725,000.00 ฿
(30,846.78 A$)
940,130.40 ฿
(40,000.00 A$)
     +29.7 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 801,666.67 ฿
(34,108.74 A$)
819,694.17 ฿
(34,875.76 A$)
     +2.2 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Chiang Mai Edit Perth Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 1,901.13 ฿
(80.89 A$)
8,294.66 ฿
(352.92 A$)
     +336.3 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 462.75 ฿
(19.69 A$)
1,115.34 ฿
(47.45 A$)
     +141.0 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 664.47 ฿
(28.27 A$)
2,063.93 ฿
(87.81 A$)
     +210.6 %
Sports And Leisure
Chiang Mai Edit Perth Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 1,289.11 ฿
(54.85 A$)
1,652.36 ฿
(70.30 A$)
     +28.2 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 233.33 ฿
(9.93 A$)
569.30 ฿
(24.22 A$)
     +144.0 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 205.00 ฿
(8.72 A$)
587.58 ฿
(25.00 A$)
     +186.6 %
Childcare
Chiang Mai Edit Perth Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 15,833.33 ฿
(673.67 A$)
59,721.78 ฿
(2,541.00 A$)
     +277.2 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 390,500.00 ฿
(16,614.72 A$)
455,352.16 ฿
(19,374.00 A$)
     +16.6 %
Clothing And Shoes
Chiang Mai Edit Perth Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 1,800.00 ฿
(76.59 A$)
3,146.15 ฿
(133.86 A$)
     +74.8 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 1,058.33 ฿
(45.03 A$)
2,614.39 ฿
(111.24 A$)
     +147.0 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 3,000.00 ฿
(127.64 A$)
4,292.28 ฿
(182.62 A$)
     +43.1 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 2,200.00 ฿
(93.60 A$)
5,418.62 ฿
(230.55 A$)
     +146.3 %
Rent Per Month
Chiang Mai Edit Perth Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 14,100.00 ฿
(599.92 A$)
62,741.17 ฿
(2,669.47 A$)
     +345.0 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 7,842.11 ฿
(333.66 A$)
45,714.65 ฿
(1,945.03 A$)
     +482.9 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 25,111.11 ฿
(1,068.41 A$)
91,946.32 ฿
(3,912.07 A$)
     +266.2 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 14,583.33 ฿
(620.48 A$)
69,042.61 ฿
(2,937.58 A$)
     +373.4 %
Buy Apartment Price
Chiang Mai Edit Perth Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 6,466.00 ฿
(275.11 A$)
25,705.90 ฿
(1,093.72 A$)
     +297.6 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 3,716.09 ฿
(158.11 A$)
20,479.62 ฿
(871.35 A$)
     +451.1 %
Salaries And Financing
Chiang Mai Edit Perth Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 18,900.00 ฿
(804.14 A$)
131,614.31 ฿
(5,599.83 A$)
     +596.4 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.38 6.46      +47.8 %
Last update: February 2024February 2024
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