Cost of Living Comparison Between Pattaya and Bangkok 

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Consumer Prices in Bangkok are 18.58% higher than in Pattaya (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Bangkok are 30.29% higher than in Pattaya
Rent Prices in Bangkok are 68.91% higher than in Pattaya
Restaurant Prices in Bangkok are 11.09% lower than in Pattaya
Groceries Prices in Bangkok are 19.51% higher than in Pattaya
Local Purchasing Power in Bangkok is 55.21% higher than in Pattaya
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Restaurants
Pattaya Edit Bangkok Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 100.00 ฿ 70.00 ฿      -30.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 1,000.00 ฿ 800.00 ฿      -20.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 202.50 ฿ 199.50 ฿      -1.48 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 70.00 ฿ 72.50 ฿      +3.57 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 90.00 ฿ 140.00 ฿      +55.56 %
Cappuccino (regular) 65.48 ฿ 71.62 ฿      +9.38 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 27.63 ฿ 19.80 ฿      -28.33 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 15.44 ฿ 9.37 ฿      -39.36 %
Markets
Pattaya Edit Bangkok Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 189.27 ฿ 184.43 ฿      -2.56 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 32.11 ฿ 39.15 ฿      +21.90 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 13.12 ฿ 18.82 ฿      +43.38 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 51.77 ฿ 63.33 ฿      +22.32 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 214.20 ฿ 299.53 ฿      +39.84 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 29.82 ฿ 36.85 ฿      +23.54 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 159.41 ฿ 139.60 ฿      -12.43 %
Apples (1 lb) 26.94 ฿ 49.03 ฿      +81.97 %
Banana (1 lb) 16.08 ฿ 23.62 ฿      +46.88 %
Oranges (1 lb) 26.17 ฿ 31.01 ฿      +18.50 %
Tomato (1 lb) 18.60 ฿ 21.79 ฿      +17.17 %
Potato (1 lb) 17.75 ฿ 19.48 ฿      +9.74 %
Onion (1 lb) 14.90 ฿ 18.31 ฿      +22.88 %
Lettuce (1 head) 34.28 ฿ 37.73 ฿      +10.07 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 15.58 ฿ 16.12 ฿      +3.44 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 600.00 ฿ 650.00 ฿      +8.33 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 52.08 ฿ 60.81 ฿      +16.75 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 69.44 ฿ 104.56 ฿      +50.56 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 142.50 ฿ 145.00 ฿      +1.75 %
Transportation
Pattaya Edit Bangkok Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 10.00 ฿ 37.00 ฿      +270.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 600.00 ฿ 1,300.00 ฿      +116.67 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 50.00 ฿ 35.00 ฿      -30.00 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 30.00 ฿ 62.76 ฿      +109.21 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 100.00 ฿ 140.00 ฿      +40.00 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 105.50 ฿ 104.54 ฿      -0.91 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,200,000.00 ฿ 1,800,000.00 ฿      +50.00 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 875,000.00 ฿ 891,636.36 ฿      +1.90 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Pattaya Edit Bangkok Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 2,638.74 ฿ 2,819.41 ฿      +6.85 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 2.02 ฿ 1.85 ฿      -8.33 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 743.59 ฿ 573.12 ฿      -22.92 %
Sports And Leisure
Pattaya Edit Bangkok Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 1,370.83 ฿ 2,063.41 ฿      +50.52 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 512.50 ฿ 286.36 ฿      -44.12 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 200.00 ฿ 220.00 ฿      +10.00 %
Childcare
Pattaya Edit Bangkok Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 10,800.00 ฿ 10,801.28 ฿      +0.01 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 324,000.00 ฿ 543,374.19 ฿      +67.71 %
Clothing And Shoes
Pattaya Edit Bangkok Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 2,100.00 ฿ 1,804.21 ฿      -14.09 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 1,314.29 ฿ 1,097.82 ฿      -16.47 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 2,575.00 ฿ 3,018.75 ฿      +17.23 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 2,900.00 ฿ 2,680.30 ฿      -7.58 %
Rent Per Month
Pattaya Edit Bangkok Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 15,913.04 ฿ 18,769.23 ฿      +17.95 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 9,521.74 ฿ 9,106.06 ฿      -4.37 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 29,642.86 ฿ 68,703.70 ฿      +131.77 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 19,307.69 ฿ 29,052.63 ฿      +50.47 %
Buy Apartment Price
Pattaya Edit Bangkok Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 6,677.35 ฿ 15,929.84 ฿      +138.57 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 3,679.51 ฿ 7,316.85 ฿      +98.85 %
Salaries And Financing
Pattaya Edit Bangkok Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 11,812.50 ฿ 23,886.92 ฿      +102.22 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.00 5.34      +6.76 %
Last update: July 2021July 2021
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