Cost of Living Comparison Between Pattaya and Bangkok 

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Rent Prices in Bangkok are 54.7% higher than in Pattaya
Restaurant Prices in Bangkok are 9.8% lower than in Pattaya
Groceries Prices in Bangkok are 5.5% higher than in Pattaya
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Restaurants
Pattaya Edit Bangkok Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 110.00 ฿ 100.00 ฿      -9.1 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 1,000.00 ฿ 800.00 ฿      -20.0 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 272.31 ฿ 200.00 ฿      -26.6 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 72.50 ฿ 70.00 ฿      -3.4 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 90.00 ฿ 132.52 ฿      +47.2 %
Cappuccino (regular) 66.56 ฿ 83.71 ฿      +25.8 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 26.19 ฿ 19.80 ฿      -24.4 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 11.81 ฿ 11.63 ฿      -1.5 %
Markets
Pattaya Edit Bangkok Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 205.87 ฿ 227.49 ฿      +10.5 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 41.82 ฿ 50.77 ฿      +21.4 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 15.40 ฿ 24.83 ฿      +61.2 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 77.10 ฿ 76.31 ฿      -1.0 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 266.67 ฿ 317.42 ฿      +19.0 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 49.53 ฿ 50.29 ฿      +1.5 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 220.56 ฿ 177.16 ฿      -19.7 %
Apples (1 lb) 42.23 ฿ 48.51 ฿      +14.9 %
Banana (1 lb) 21.20 ฿ 22.25 ฿      +5.0 %
Oranges (1 lb) 33.72 ฿ 36.21 ฿      +7.4 %
Tomato (1 lb) 21.17 ฿ 24.69 ฿      +16.6 %
Potato (1 lb) 23.88 ฿ 24.31 ฿      +1.8 %
Onion (1 lb) 15.31 ฿ 21.10 ฿      +37.8 %
Lettuce (1 head) 49.67 ฿ 43.74 ฿      -11.9 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 20.02 ฿ 15.82 ฿      -21.0 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 600.00 ฿ 650.00 ฿      +8.3 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 56.91 ฿ 61.46 ฿      +8.0 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 64.30 ฿ 117.35 ฿      +82.5 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 145.00 ฿ 150.00 ฿      +3.4 %
Transportation
Pattaya Edit Bangkok Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 10.00 ฿ 43.00 ฿      +330.0 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) ? 1,300.00 ฿     
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 37.50 ฿ 35.00 ฿      -6.7 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 60.35 ฿ 64.37 ฿      +6.7 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 100.00 ฿ 180.00 ฿      +80.0 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 163.76 ฿ 153.11 ฿      -6.5 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 850,000.00 ฿ 1,950,000.00 ฿      +129.4 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 859,666.67 ฿ 906,472.22 ฿      +5.4 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Pattaya Edit Bangkok Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 2,510.21 ฿ 3,100.47 ฿      +23.5 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 488.43 ฿ 465.23 ฿      -4.7 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 621.12 ฿ 561.15 ฿      -9.7 %
Sports And Leisure
Pattaya Edit Bangkok Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 1,409.90 ฿ 2,022.61 ฿      +43.5 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 377.00 ฿ 392.36 ฿      +4.1 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 210.00 ฿ 250.00 ฿      +19.0 %
Childcare
Pattaya Edit Bangkok Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 10,750.00 ฿ 20,246.59 ฿      +88.3 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 300,000.00 ฿ 441,159.52 ฿      +47.1 %
Clothing And Shoes
Pattaya Edit Bangkok Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 845.00 ฿ 1,941.40 ฿      +129.8 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 737.50 ฿ 1,470.37 ฿      +99.4 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 3,186.67 ฿ 3,478.80 ฿      +9.2 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 1,408.33 ฿ 3,303.96 ฿      +134.6 %
Rent Per Month
Pattaya Edit Bangkok Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 17,191.89 ฿ 23,794.12 ฿      +38.4 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 9,990.48 ฿ 10,865.71 ฿      +8.8 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 32,217.83 ฿ 58,065.22 ฿      +80.2 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 21,417.81 ฿ 32,332.69 ฿      +51.0 %
Buy Apartment Price
Pattaya Edit Bangkok Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 5,930.26 ฿ 17,693.66 ฿      +198.4 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 3,939.06 ฿ 8,258.53 ฿      +109.7 %
Salaries And Financing
Pattaya Edit Bangkok Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 15,995.42 ฿ 23,198.93 ฿      +45.0 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.17 5.86      +40.6 %
Last update: February 2024February 2024
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