Cost of Living Comparison Between Bangkok and Brisbane 

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Consumer Prices in Brisbane are 57.21% higher than in Bangkok (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Brisbane are 54.83% higher than in Bangkok
Rent Prices in Brisbane are 49.32% higher than in Bangkok
Restaurant Prices in Brisbane are 211.93% higher than in Bangkok
Groceries Prices in Brisbane are 58.10% higher than in Bangkok
Local Purchasing Power in Brisbane is 230.10% higher than in Bangkok
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Restaurants
Bangkok Edit Brisbane Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 70.00 ฿
(2.89 A$)
485.26 ฿
(20.00 A$)
     +593.23 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 800.00 ฿
(32.97 A$)
2,426.31 ฿
(100.00 A$)
     +203.29 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 199.50 ฿
(8.22 A$)
345.75 ฿
(14.25 A$)
     +73.31 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 72.50 ฿
(2.99 A$)
194.11 ฿
(8.00 A$)
     +167.73 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 140.00 ฿
(5.77 A$)
242.63 ฿
(10.00 A$)
     +73.31 %
Cappuccino (regular) 71.62 ฿
(2.95 A$)
111.92 ฿
(4.61 A$)
     +56.28 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 19.80 ฿
(0.82 A$)
86.67 ฿
(3.57 A$)
     +337.65 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 9.37 ฿
(0.39 A$)
67.60 ฿
(2.79 A$)
     +621.78 %
Markets
Bangkok Edit Brisbane Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 184.43 ฿
(7.60 A$)
153.74 ฿
(6.34 A$)
     -16.64 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 39.15 ฿
(1.61 A$)
59.92 ฿
(2.47 A$)
     +53.06 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 18.82 ฿
(0.78 A$)
32.22 ฿
(1.33 A$)
     +71.26 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 63.33 ฿
(2.61 A$)
114.31 ฿
(4.71 A$)
     +80.50 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 299.53 ฿
(12.35 A$)
110.69 ฿
(4.56 A$)
     -63.05 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 36.85 ฿
(1.52 A$)
126.34 ฿
(5.21 A$)
     +242.88 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 139.60 ฿
(5.75 A$)
214.37 ฿
(8.84 A$)
     +53.56 %
Apples (1 lb) 49.03 ฿
(2.02 A$)
52.20 ฿
(2.15 A$)
     +6.46 %
Banana (1 lb) 23.62 ฿
(0.97 A$)
39.28 ฿
(1.62 A$)
     +66.30 %
Oranges (1 lb) 31.01 ฿
(1.28 A$)
42.17 ฿
(1.74 A$)
     +35.98 %
Tomato (1 lb) 21.79 ฿
(0.90 A$)
55.14 ฿
(2.27 A$)
     +153.05 %
Potato (1 lb) 19.48 ฿
(0.80 A$)
37.63 ฿
(1.55 A$)
     +93.13 %
Onion (1 lb) 18.31 ฿
(0.75 A$)
28.16 ฿
(1.16 A$)
     +53.74 %
Lettuce (1 head) 37.73 ฿
(1.55 A$)
67.73 ฿
(2.79 A$)
     +79.51 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 16.12 ฿
(0.66 A$)
51.23 ฿
(2.11 A$)
     +217.82 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 650.00 ฿
(26.79 A$)
412.47 ฿
(17.00 A$)
     -36.54 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 60.81 ฿
(2.51 A$)
140.03 ฿
(5.77 A$)
     +130.30 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 104.56 ฿
(4.31 A$)
170.81 ฿
(7.04 A$)
     +63.37 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 145.00 ฿
(5.98 A$)
897.74 ฿
(37.00 A$)
     +519.13 %
Transportation
Bangkok Edit Brisbane Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 37.00 ฿
(1.52 A$)
97.05 ฿
(4.00 A$)
     +162.30 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,300.00 ฿
(53.58 A$)
3,663.21 ฿
(150.98 A$)
     +181.79 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 35.00 ฿
(1.44 A$)
115.25 ฿
(4.75 A$)
     +229.29 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 62.76 ฿
(2.59 A$)
84.73 ฿
(3.49 A$)
     +35.00 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 140.00 ฿
(5.77 A$)
1,193.75 ฿
(49.20 A$)
     +752.68 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 104.54 ฿
(4.31 A$)
130.70 ฿
(5.39 A$)
     +25.03 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,800,000.00 ฿
(74,186.61 A$)
679,367.92 ฿
(28,000.00 A$)
     -62.26 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 891,636.36 ฿
(36,748.60 A$)
596,014.93 ฿
(24,564.62 A$)
     -33.15 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Bangkok Edit Brisbane Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 2,819.41 ฿
(116.20 A$)
4,437.00 ฿
(182.87 A$)
     +57.37 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.85 ฿
(0.08 A$)
10.07 ฿
(0.42 A$)
     +443.79 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 573.12 ฿
(23.62 A$)
1,919.21 ฿
(79.10 A$)
     +234.87 %
Sports And Leisure
Bangkok Edit Brisbane Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 2,063.41 ฿
(85.04 A$)
1,542.33 ฿
(63.57 A$)
     -25.25 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 286.36 ฿
(11.80 A$)
443.87 ฿
(18.29 A$)
     +55.00 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 220.00 ฿
(9.07 A$)
363.95 ฿
(15.00 A$)
     +65.43 %
Childcare
Bangkok Edit Brisbane Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 10,801.28 ฿
(445.17 A$)
45,425.99 ฿
(1,872.22 A$)
     +320.56 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 543,374.19 ฿
(22,395.05 A$)
326,945.81 ฿
(13,475.00 A$)
     -39.83 %
Clothing And Shoes
Bangkok Edit Brisbane Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 1,804.21 ฿
(74.36 A$)
2,537.88 ฿
(104.60 A$)
     +40.66 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 1,097.82 ฿
(45.25 A$)
1,470.07 ฿
(60.59 A$)
     +33.91 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 3,018.75 ฿
(124.42 A$)
3,303.13 ฿
(136.14 A$)
     +9.42 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 2,680.30 ฿
(110.47 A$)
3,688.00 ฿
(152.00 A$)
     +37.60 %
Rent Per Month
Bangkok Edit Brisbane Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 18,769.23 ฿
(773.57 A$)
41,827.54 ฿
(1,723.91 A$)
     +122.85 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 9,106.06 ฿
(375.30 A$)
30,218.64 ฿
(1,245.45 A$)
     +231.85 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 68,703.70 ฿
(2,831.61 A$)
67,810.20 ฿
(2,794.78 A$)
     -1.30 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 29,052.63 ฿
(1,197.40 A$)
47,302.57 ฿
(1,949.57 A$)
     +62.82 %
Buy Apartment Price
Bangkok Edit Brisbane Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 15,929.84 ฿
(656.54 A$)
16,630.25 ฿
(685.41 A$)
     +4.40 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 7,316.85 ฿
(301.56 A$)
11,220.41 ฿
(462.45 A$)
     +53.35 %
Salaries And Financing
Bangkok Edit Brisbane Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 23,886.92 ฿
(984.49 A$)
122,081.50 ฿
(5,031.56 A$)
     +411.08 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.34 3.39      -36.45 %
Last update: July 2021July 2021
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