Cost of Living Comparison Between Pattaya and Bangkok 

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Consumer Prices in Bangkok are 26.77% higher than in Pattaya (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Bangkok are 40.79% higher than in Pattaya
Rent Prices in Bangkok are 89.99% higher than in Pattaya
Restaurant Prices in Bangkok are 3.49% higher than in Pattaya
Groceries Prices in Bangkok are 20.38% higher than in Pattaya
Local Purchasing Power in Bangkok is 23.64% higher than in Pattaya
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Restaurants
Pattaya Edit Bangkok Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 100.00 ฿ 75.00 ฿      -25.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 900.00 ฿ 1,000.00 ฿      +11.11 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 200.00 ฿ 192.00 ฿      -4.00 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 67.50 ฿ 80.00 ฿      +18.52 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 111.91 ฿ 150.00 ฿      +34.03 %
Cappuccino (regular) 52.78 ฿ 66.89 ฿      +26.74 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 31.03 ฿ 17.28 ฿      -44.31 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 12.73 ฿ 8.79 ฿      -30.92 %
Markets
Pattaya Edit Bangkok Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 213.13 ฿ 220.24 ฿      +3.34 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 40.13 ฿ 67.68 ฿      +68.67 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 14.72 ฿ 21.44 ฿      +45.68 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 54.44 ฿ 66.00 ฿      +21.22 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 179.08 ฿ 245.43 ฿      +37.05 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 35.58 ฿ 50.33 ฿      +41.45 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 174.38 ฿ 184.68 ฿      +5.91 %
Apples (1 lb) 32.51 ฿ 45.73 ฿      +40.67 %
Banana (1 lb) 14.34 ฿ 24.56 ฿      +71.22 %
Oranges (1 lb) 33.57 ฿ 28.94 ฿      -13.77 %
Tomato (1 lb) 23.65 ฿ 24.04 ฿      +1.65 %
Potato (1 lb) 17.92 ฿ 23.03 ฿      +28.55 %
Onion (1 lb) 14.74 ฿ 19.14 ฿      +29.83 %
Lettuce (1 head) 49.17 ฿ 41.96 ฿      -14.65 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 15.00 ฿ 16.49 ฿      +9.91 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 597.50 ฿ 700.00 ฿      +17.15 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 52.35 ฿ 56.35 ฿      +7.64 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 80.00 ฿ 101.96 ฿      +27.45 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 145.00 ฿ 150.00 ฿      +3.45 %
Transportation
Pattaya Edit Bangkok Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 10.00 ฿ 44.00 ฿      +340.00 %
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 ฿ 72.42 ฿      +141.40 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 100.00 ฿ 180.00 ฿      +80.00 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 164.99 ฿ 162.52 ฿      -1.50 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,200,000.00 ฿ 2,000,000.00 ฿      +66.67 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 875,000.00 ฿ 935,499.94 ฿      +6.91 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Pattaya Edit Bangkok Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 2,067.43 ฿ 2,926.97 ฿      +41.58 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 2.14 ฿ 1.38 ฿      -35.53 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 663.08 ฿ 546.42 ฿      -17.59 %
Sports And Leisure
Pattaya Edit Bangkok Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 1,402.41 ฿ 2,021.63 ฿      +44.15 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 500.80 ฿ 338.00 ฿      -32.51 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 170.00 ฿ 255.00 ฿      +50.00 %
Childcare
Pattaya Edit Bangkok Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 10,666.67 ฿ 16,461.54 ฿      +54.33 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 606,666.67 ฿ 545,097.71 ฿      -10.15 %
Clothing And Shoes
Pattaya Edit Bangkok Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 1,063.33 ฿ 1,963.09 ฿      +84.62 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 1,275.00 ฿ 1,277.22 ฿      +0.17 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 2,956.67 ฿ 2,971.88 ฿      +0.51 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 1,958.33 ฿ 3,243.96 ฿      +65.65 %
Rent Per Month
Pattaya Edit Bangkok Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 13,473.18 ฿ 19,208.18 ฿      +42.57 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 8,075.00 ฿ 9,729.73 ฿      +20.49 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 29,777.78 ฿ 73,022.79 ฿      +145.23 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 19,500.00 ฿ 32,344.83 ฿      +65.87 %
Buy Apartment Price
Pattaya Edit Bangkok Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 6,245.10 ฿ 17,248.85 ฿      +176.20 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 3,505.32 ฿ 8,276.38 ฿      +136.11 %
Salaries And Financing
Pattaya Edit Bangkok Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 12,277.78 ฿ 21,371.25 ฿      +74.06 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.90 5.50      +12.35 %
Last update: August 2022August 2022
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