Cost of Living Comparison Between Chiang Mai and Alexandria 

Indices DifferenceInfo
Cost of Living in Alexandria is 42.0% lower than in Chiang Mai (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in Alexandria is 47.9% lower than in Chiang Mai
Rent Prices in Alexandria are 70.5% lower than in Chiang Mai
Restaurant Prices in Alexandria are 5.0% higher than in Chiang Mai
Groceries Prices in Alexandria are 51.4% lower than in Chiang Mai
Local Purchasing Power in Alexandria is 55.6% lower than in Chiang Mai
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Restaurants
Chiang Mai Edit Alexandria Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 60.00 ฿
(77.83 EG£)
138.76 ฿
(180.00 EG£)
     +131.3 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 600.00 ฿
(778.32 EG£)
635.98 ฿
(825.00 EG£)
     +6.0 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 229.50 ฿
(297.71 EG£)
154.18 ฿
(200.00 EG£)
     -32.8 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 80.00 ฿
(103.78 EG£)
46.25 ฿
(60.00 EG£)
     -42.2 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 125.00 ฿
(162.15 EG£)
107.92 ฿
(140.00 EG£)
     -13.7 %
Cappuccino (regular) 58.95 ฿
(76.47 EG£)
42.70 ฿
(55.38 EG£)
     -27.6 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 19.85 ฿
(25.74 EG£)
9.04 ฿
(11.73 EG£)
     -54.4 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 11.65 ฿
(15.11 EG£)
3.96 ฿
(5.13 EG£)
     -66.0 %
Markets
Chiang Mai Edit Alexandria Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 202.65 ฿
(262.87 EG£)
112.40 ฿
(145.80 EG£)
     -44.5 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 42.74 ฿
(55.44 EG£)
17.57 ฿
(22.79 EG£)
     -58.9 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 18.94 ฿
(24.57 EG£)
11.92 ฿
(15.46 EG£)
     -37.1 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 69.00 ฿
(89.51 EG£)
48.66 ฿
(63.12 EG£)
     -29.5 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 272.16 ฿
(353.04 EG£)
53.07 ฿
(68.85 EG£)
     -80.5 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 39.67 ฿
(51.46 EG£)
72.69 ฿
(94.30 EG£)
     +83.3 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 167.60 ฿
(217.41 EG£)
137.84 ฿
(178.81 EG£)
     -17.8 %
Apples (1 lb) 44.26 ฿
(57.41 EG£)
18.80 ฿
(24.39 EG£)
     -57.5 %
Banana (1 lb) 17.14 ฿
(22.23 EG£)
8.09 ฿
(10.50 EG£)
     -52.8 %
Oranges (1 lb) 24.30 ฿
(31.52 EG£)
6.21 ฿
(8.05 EG£)
     -74.5 %
Tomato (1 lb) 32.08 ฿
(41.61 EG£)
5.23 ฿
(6.78 EG£)
     -83.7 %
Potato (1 lb) 22.68 ฿
(29.42 EG£)
5.59 ฿
(7.26 EG£)
     -75.3 %
Onion (1 lb) 18.47 ฿
(23.96 EG£)
11.39 ฿
(14.78 EG£)
     -38.3 %
Lettuce (1 head) 28.57 ฿
(37.06 EG£)
6.86 ฿
(8.90 EG£)
     -76.0 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 18.07 ฿
(23.44 EG£)
5.69 ฿
(7.38 EG£)
     -68.5 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 575.00 ฿
(745.89 EG£)
231.27 ฿
(300.00 EG£)
     -59.8 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 60.56 ฿
(78.56 EG£)
44.97 ฿
(58.33 EG£)
     -25.7 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 124.38 ฿
(161.34 EG£)
29.55 ฿
(38.33 EG£)
     -76.2 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 145.00 ฿
(188.09 EG£)
63.60 ฿
(82.50 EG£)
     -56.1 %
Transportation
Chiang Mai Edit Alexandria Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 30.00 ฿
(38.92 EG£)
7.71 ฿
(10.00 EG£)
     -74.3 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 800.00 ฿
(1,037.76 EG£)
250.54 ฿
(325.00 EG£)
     -68.7 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 40.00 ฿
(51.89 EG£)
15.42 ฿
(20.00 EG£)
     -61.5 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 72.42 ฿
(93.94 EG£)
31.02 ฿
(40.23 EG£)
     -57.2 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 100.00 ฿
(129.72 EG£)
77.09 ฿
(100.00 EG£)
     -22.9 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 155.76 ฿
(202.05 EG£)
35.08 ฿
(45.50 EG£)
     -77.5 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 725,000.00 ฿
(940,472.50 EG£)
847,978.01 ฿
(1,100,000.00 EG£)
     +17.0 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 802,500.00 ฿
(1,041,005.77 EG£)
947,092.32 ฿
(1,228,571.43 EG£)
     +18.0 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Chiang Mai Edit Alexandria Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 2,023.70 ฿
(2,625.16 EG£)
508.13 ฿
(659.15 EG£)
     -74.9 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 455.75 ฿
(591.20 EG£)
177.30 ฿
(230.00 EG£)
     -61.1 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 649.75 ฿
(842.86 EG£)
297.77 ฿
(386.27 EG£)
     -54.2 %
Sports And Leisure
Chiang Mai Edit Alexandria Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 1,325.25 ฿
(1,719.12 EG£)
504.29 ฿
(654.17 EG£)
     -61.9 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 233.33 ฿
(302.68 EG£)
123.34 ฿
(160.00 EG£)
     -47.1 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 200.00 ฿
(259.44 EG£)
77.09 ฿
(100.00 EG£)
     -61.5 %
Childcare
Chiang Mai Edit Alexandria Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 15,833.33 ฿
(20,539.05 EG£)
2,178.68 ฿
(2,826.19 EG£)
     -86.2 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 430,000.00 ฿
(557,797.48 EG£)
61,028.72 ฿
(79,166.67 EG£)
     -85.8 %
Clothing And Shoes
Chiang Mai Edit Alexandria Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 1,800.00 ฿
(2,334.97 EG£)
847.98 ฿
(1,100.00 EG£)
     -52.9 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 1,058.33 ฿
(1,372.87 EG£)
1,301.95 ฿
(1,688.89 EG£)
     +23.0 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 3,000.00 ฿
(3,891.61 EG£)
3,083.56 ฿
(4,000.00 EG£)
     +2.8 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 2,200.00 ฿
(2,853.85 EG£)
916.50 ฿
(1,188.89 EG£)
     -58.3 %
Rent Per Month
Chiang Mai Edit Alexandria Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 14,100.00 ฿
(18,290.57 EG£)
3,982.93 ฿
(5,166.67 EG£)
     -71.8 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 8,250.00 ฿
(10,701.93 EG£)
2,248.43 ฿
(2,916.67 EG£)
     -72.7 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 28,000.00 ฿
(36,321.70 EG£)
8,287.06 ฿
(10,750.00 EG£)
     -70.4 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 16,333.33 ฿
(21,187.66 EG£)
5,139.26 ฿
(6,666.67 EG£)
     -68.5 %
Buy Apartment Price
Chiang Mai Edit Alexandria Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 6,851.54 ฿
(8,887.84 EG£)
1,432.35 ฿
(1,858.05 EG£)
     -79.1 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 4,714.79 ฿
(6,116.04 EG£)
793.76 ฿
(1,029.67 EG£)
     -83.2 %
Salaries And Financing
Chiang Mai Edit Alexandria Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 18,125.00 ฿
(23,511.81 EG£)
4,193.31 ฿
(5,439.58 EG£)
     -76.9 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.12 14.17      +176.4 %
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