Cost of Living Comparison Between Chiang Mai and Perth 

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Consumer Prices in Perth are 126.2% higher than in Chiang Mai (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Perth are 165.8% higher than in Chiang Mai
Rent Prices in Perth are 323.2% higher than in Chiang Mai
Restaurant Prices in Perth are 344.6% higher than in Chiang Mai
Groceries Prices in Perth are 90.8% higher than in Chiang Mai
Local Purchasing Power in Perth is 164.2% higher than in Chiang Mai
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Restaurants
Chiang Mai Edit Perth Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 2.55 A$
(60.00 ฿)
20.00 A$
(471.32 ฿)
     +685.5 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 25.46 A$
(600.00 ฿)
150.00 A$
(3,534.93 ฿)
     +489.2 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.49 A$
(200.00 ฿)
16.00 A$
(377.06 ฿)
     +88.5 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3.39 A$
(80.00 ฿)
12.00 A$
(282.79 ฿)
     +253.5 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.09 A$
(120.00 ฿)
12.00 A$
(282.79 ฿)
     +135.7 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.41 A$
(56.90 ฿)
5.52 A$
(129.99 ฿)
     +128.4 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 0.84 A$
(19.75 ฿)
3.97 A$
(93.48 ฿)
     +373.3 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.49 A$
(11.63 ฿)
3.35 A$
(78.91 ฿)
     +578.4 %
Markets
Chiang Mai Edit Perth Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 8.79 A$
(207.08 ฿)
9.70 A$
(228.68 ฿)
     +10.4 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.84 A$
(43.32 ฿)
3.27 A$
(76.96 ฿)
     +77.7 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.78 A$
(18.35 ฿)
1.57 A$
(36.96 ฿)
     +101.4 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.84 A$
(67.00 ฿)
6.40 A$
(150.87 ฿)
     +125.2 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 11.55 A$
(272.16 ฿)
7.07 A$
(166.63 ฿)
     -38.8 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 1.70 A$
(40.14 ฿)
6.38 A$
(150.29 ฿)
     +274.4 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.50 A$
(176.70 ฿)
9.88 A$
(232.77 ฿)
     +31.7 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.73 A$
(40.71 ฿)
2.36 A$
(55.54 ฿)
     +36.4 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.80 A$
(18.97 ฿)
1.86 A$
(43.85 ฿)
     +131.2 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.03 A$
(24.30 ฿)
2.17 A$
(51.18 ฿)
     +110.6 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.14 A$
(26.93 ฿)
2.75 A$
(64.72 ฿)
     +140.3 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.91 A$
(21.38 ฿)
1.69 A$
(39.71 ฿)
     +85.7 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.79 A$
(18.71 ฿)
1.37 A$
(32.28 ฿)
     +72.5 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.21 A$
(28.57 ฿)
3.65 A$
(85.93 ฿)
     +200.8 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.75 A$
(17.56 ฿)
2.76 A$
(64.98 ฿)
     +270.0 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 21.22 A$
(500.00 ฿)
15.50 A$
(365.28 ฿)
     -26.9 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.67 A$
(62.94 ฿)
7.53 A$
(177.57 ฿)
     +182.1 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.93 A$
(116.11 ฿)
8.85 A$
(208.62 ฿)
     +79.7 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 5.94 A$
(140.00 ฿)
45.00 A$
(1,060.48 ฿)
     +657.5 %
Transportation
Chiang Mai Edit Perth Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.27 A$
(30.00 ฿)
4.85 A$
(114.30 ฿)
     +281.0 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 33.95 A$
(800.00 ฿)
168.00 A$
(3,959.12 ฿)
     +394.9 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 1.70 A$
(40.00 ฿)
7.00 A$
(164.96 ฿)
     +312.4 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.07 A$
(72.42 ฿)
4.43 A$
(104.30 ฿)
     +44.0 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 4.24 A$
(100.00 ฿)
80.00 A$
(1,885.29 ฿)
     +1,785.3 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.59 A$
(155.38 ฿)
7.21 A$
(169.94 ฿)
     +9.4 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 30,764.44 A$
(725,000.00 ฿)
40,000.00 A$
(942,646.68 ฿)
     +30.0 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 34,031.84 A$
(802,000.00 ฿)
35,130.95 A$
(827,901.77 ฿)
     +3.2 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Chiang Mai Edit Perth Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 82.00 A$
(1,932.38 ฿)
354.66 A$
(8,357.95 ฿)
     +332.5 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 19.43 A$
(457.92 ฿)
48.23 A$
(1,136.61 ฿)
     +148.2 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 28.57 A$
(673.29 ฿)
85.50 A$
(2,014.91 ฿)
     +199.3 %
Sports And Leisure
Chiang Mai Edit Perth Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 54.70 A$
(1,289.11 ฿)
71.73 A$
(1,690.45 ฿)
     +31.1 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 9.90 A$
(233.33 ฿)
25.32 A$
(596.60 ฿)
     +155.7 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 8.49 A$
(200.00 ฿)
25.00 A$
(589.15 ฿)
     +194.6 %
Childcare
Chiang Mai Edit Perth Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 671.87 A$
(15,833.33 ฿)
2,515.25 A$
(59,274.80 ฿)
     +274.4 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 16,570.37 A$
(390,500.00 ฿)
20,226.18 A$
(476,653.58 ฿)
     +22.1 %
Clothing And Shoes
Chiang Mai Edit Perth Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 76.38 A$
(1,800.00 ฿)
131.35 A$
(3,095.49 ฿)
     +72.0 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 44.91 A$
(1,058.33 ฿)
107.42 A$
(2,531.50 ฿)
     +139.2 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 127.30 A$
(3,000.00 ฿)
180.48 A$
(4,253.26 ฿)
     +41.8 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 93.35 A$
(2,200.00 ฿)
214.13 A$
(5,046.32 ฿)
     +129.4 %
Rent Per Month
Chiang Mai Edit Perth Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 598.32 A$
(14,100.00 ฿)
2,604.97 A$
(61,389.15 ฿)
     +335.4 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 348.21 A$
(8,205.88 ฿)
1,900.19 A$
(44,780.28 ฿)
     +445.7 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,092.67 A$
(25,750.00 ฿)
3,896.72 A$
(91,830.72 ฿)
     +256.6 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 636.51 A$
(15,000.00 ฿)
2,911.07 A$
(68,602.68 ฿)
     +357.4 %
Buy Apartment Price
Chiang Mai Edit Perth Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 290.74 A$
(6,851.54 ฿)
1,066.39 A$
(25,130.78 ฿)
     +266.8 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 200.07 A$
(4,714.79 ฿)
838.56 A$
(19,761.72 ฿)
     +319.1 %
Salaries And Financing
Chiang Mai Edit Perth Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 802.00 A$
(18,900.00 ฿)
5,631.75 A$
(132,718.79 ฿)
     +602.2 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.12 6.48      +26.4 %
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