Cost of Living Comparison Between Bangkok and Sydney 

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Consumer Prices in Sydney are 63.38% higher than in Bangkok (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Sydney are 88.18% higher than in Bangkok
Rent Prices in Sydney are 146.60% higher than in Bangkok
Restaurant Prices in Sydney are 182.82% higher than in Bangkok
Groceries Prices in Sydney are 54.05% higher than in Bangkok
Local Purchasing Power in Sydney is 220.16% higher than in Bangkok
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Restaurants
Bangkok Edit Sydney Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 70.00 ฿
(2.92 A$)
431.11 ฿
(18.00 A$)
     +515.86 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 851.50 ฿
(35.55 A$)
2,395.03 ฿
(100.00 A$)
     +181.27 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 194.50 ฿
(8.12 A$)
287.40 ฿
(12.00 A$)
     +47.77 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 70.00 ฿
(2.92 A$)
191.60 ฿
(8.00 A$)
     +173.72 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 130.00 ฿
(5.43 A$)
197.59 ฿
(8.25 A$)
     +51.99 %
Cappuccino (regular) 71.15 ฿
(2.97 A$)
96.36 ฿
(4.02 A$)
     +35.42 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 18.51 ฿
(0.77 A$)
74.64 ฿
(3.12 A$)
     +303.33 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 9.05 ฿
(0.38 A$)
64.06 ฿
(2.67 A$)
     +607.54 %
Markets
Bangkok Edit Sydney Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 193.46 ฿
(8.08 A$)
154.07 ฿
(6.43 A$)
     -20.36 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 38.03 ฿
(1.59 A$)
58.05 ฿
(2.42 A$)
     +52.67 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 18.91 ฿
(0.79 A$)
27.34 ฿
(1.14 A$)
     +44.63 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 62.13 ฿
(2.59 A$)
114.93 ฿
(4.80 A$)
     +84.97 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 275.86 ฿
(11.52 A$)
120.38 ฿
(5.03 A$)
     -56.36 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 35.07 ฿
(1.46 A$)
119.50 ฿
(4.99 A$)
     +240.71 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 134.25 ฿
(5.61 A$)
202.97 ฿
(8.47 A$)
     +51.19 %
Apples (1 lb) 47.57 ฿
(1.99 A$)
52.95 ฿
(2.21 A$)
     +11.31 %
Banana (1 lb) 21.95 ฿
(0.92 A$)
36.46 ฿
(1.52 A$)
     +66.09 %
Oranges (1 lb) 31.10 ฿
(1.30 A$)
37.50 ฿
(1.57 A$)
     +20.58 %
Tomato (1 lb) 21.81 ฿
(0.91 A$)
56.62 ฿
(2.36 A$)
     +159.64 %
Potato (1 lb) 20.75 ฿
(0.87 A$)
35.70 ฿
(1.49 A$)
     +72.04 %
Onion (1 lb) 18.34 ฿
(0.77 A$)
30.66 ฿
(1.28 A$)
     +67.20 %
Lettuce (1 head) 34.21 ฿
(1.43 A$)
61.82 ฿
(2.58 A$)
     +80.72 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 15.52 ฿
(0.65 A$)
47.55 ฿
(1.99 A$)
     +206.40 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 675.00 ฿
(28.18 A$)
359.25 ฿
(15.00 A$)
     -46.78 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 59.69 ฿
(2.49 A$)
116.77 ฿
(4.88 A$)
     +95.62 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 105.78 ฿
(4.42 A$)
139.22 ฿
(5.81 A$)
     +31.62 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 150.00 ฿
(6.26 A$)
838.26 ฿
(35.00 A$)
     +458.84 %
Transportation
Bangkok Edit Sydney Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 36.50 ฿
(1.52 A$)
95.80 ฿
(4.00 A$)
     +162.47 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,300.00 ฿
(54.28 A$)
5,206.59 ฿
(217.39 A$)
     +300.51 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 35.00 ฿
(1.46 A$)
104.18 ฿
(4.35 A$)
     +197.67 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 59.55 ฿
(2.49 A$)
95.59 ฿
(3.99 A$)
     +60.53 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 132.50 ฿
(5.53 A$)
1,357.50 ฿
(56.68 A$)
     +924.53 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 104.17 ฿
(4.35 A$)
123.90 ฿
(5.17 A$)
     +18.94 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,700,000.00 ฿
(70,980.34 A$)
718,389.10 ฿
(29,995.00 A$)
     -57.74 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 881,840.00 ฿
(36,819.59 A$)
646,592.33 ฿
(26,997.26 A$)
     -26.68 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Bangkok Edit Sydney Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 2,922.32 ฿
(122.02 A$)
4,311.42 ฿
(180.02 A$)
     +47.53 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.88 ฿
(0.08 A$)
18.57 ฿
(0.78 A$)
     +889.65 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 581.58 ฿
(24.28 A$)
1,699.23 ฿
(70.95 A$)
     +192.17 %
Sports And Leisure
Bangkok Edit Sydney Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 2,056.20 ฿
(85.85 A$)
1,784.94 ฿
(74.53 A$)
     -13.19 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 280.95 ฿
(11.73 A$)
601.32 ฿
(25.11 A$)
     +114.03 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 200.00 ฿
(8.35 A$)
479.01 ฿
(20.00 A$)
     +139.50 %
Childcare
Bangkok Edit Sydney Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 10,353.33 ฿
(432.28 A$)
55,155.45 ฿
(2,302.91 A$)
     +432.73 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 540,842.19 ฿
(22,581.86 A$)
478,167.64 ฿
(19,965.00 A$)
     -11.59 %
Clothing And Shoes
Bangkok Edit Sydney Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 1,789.41 ฿
(74.71 A$)
2,509.13 ฿
(104.76 A$)
     +40.22 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 1,112.91 ฿
(46.47 A$)
1,612.04 ฿
(67.31 A$)
     +44.85 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 3,041.38 ฿
(126.99 A$)
3,425.62 ฿
(143.03 A$)
     +12.63 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 2,648.33 ฿
(110.58 A$)
3,579.71 ฿
(149.46 A$)
     +35.17 %
Rent Per Month
Bangkok Edit Sydney Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 18,692.31 ฿
(780.46 A$)
63,638.81 ฿
(2,657.12 A$)
     +240.45 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 9,296.88 ฿
(388.17 A$)
45,837.56 ฿
(1,913.86 A$)
     +393.04 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 64,280.00 ฿
(2,683.89 A$)
117,055.00 ฿
(4,887.41 A$)
     +82.10 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 28,600.00 ฿
(1,194.14 A$)
71,772.19 ฿
(2,996.71 A$)
     +150.95 %
Buy Apartment Price
Bangkok Edit Sydney Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 15,893.30 ฿
(663.60 A$)
32,090.36 ฿
(1,339.87 A$)
     +101.91 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 7,216.65 ฿
(301.32 A$)
19,833.17 ฿
(828.10 A$)
     +174.83 %
Salaries And Financing
Bangkok Edit Sydney Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 24,242.40 ฿
(1,012.20 A$)
146,055.10 ฿
(6,098.26 A$)
     +502.48 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.12 3.04      -40.59 %
Last update: June 2021June 2021
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