Cost of Living Comparison Between Bangkok and Sydney 

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Consumer Prices in Sydney are 64.02% higher than in Bangkok (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Sydney are 80.92% higher than in Bangkok
Rent Prices in Sydney are 119.13% higher than in Bangkok
Restaurant Prices in Sydney are 192.00% higher than in Bangkok
Groceries Prices in Sydney are 59.26% higher than in Bangkok
Local Purchasing Power in Sydney is 326.35% higher than in Bangkok
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Restaurants
Bangkok Edit Sydney Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 70.00 ฿
(2.84 A$)
492.24 ฿
(20.00 A$)
     +603.20 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 1,000.00 ฿
(40.63 A$)
2,461.20 ฿
(100.00 A$)
     +146.12 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 180.00 ฿
(7.31 A$)
343.95 ฿
(13.97 A$)
     +91.08 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 80.00 ฿
(3.25 A$)
196.90 ฿
(8.00 A$)
     +146.12 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 150.00 ฿
(6.09 A$)
221.51 ฿
(9.00 A$)
     +47.67 %
Cappuccino (regular) 64.35 ฿
(2.61 A$)
110.06 ฿
(4.47 A$)
     +71.02 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 17.14 ฿
(0.70 A$)
84.47 ฿
(3.43 A$)
     +392.74 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 8.58 ฿
(0.35 A$)
73.03 ฿
(2.97 A$)
     +751.11 %
Markets
Bangkok Edit Sydney Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 218.92 ฿
(8.89 A$)
163.62 ฿
(6.65 A$)
     -25.26 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 58.24 ฿
(2.37 A$)
75.58 ฿
(3.07 A$)
     +29.77 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 21.13 ฿
(0.86 A$)
30.17 ฿
(1.23 A$)
     +42.77 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 64.80 ฿
(2.63 A$)
122.33 ฿
(4.97 A$)
     +88.80 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 250.84 ฿
(10.19 A$)
136.10 ฿
(5.53 A$)
     -45.74 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 43.18 ฿
(1.75 A$)
128.10 ฿
(5.20 A$)
     +196.64 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 186.15 ฿
(7.56 A$)
213.50 ฿
(8.67 A$)
     +14.70 %
Apples (1 lb) 44.71 ฿
(1.82 A$)
47.04 ฿
(1.91 A$)
     +5.20 %
Banana (1 lb) 24.68 ฿
(1.00 A$)
38.69 ฿
(1.57 A$)
     +56.72 %
Oranges (1 lb) 29.28 ฿
(1.19 A$)
41.45 ฿
(1.68 A$)
     +41.56 %
Tomato (1 lb) 23.73 ฿
(0.96 A$)
74.18 ฿
(3.01 A$)
     +212.54 %
Potato (1 lb) 22.67 ฿
(0.92 A$)
35.02 ฿
(1.42 A$)
     +54.51 %
Onion (1 lb) 19.01 ฿
(0.77 A$)
28.91 ฿
(1.17 A$)
     +52.07 %
Lettuce (1 head) 42.36 ฿
(1.72 A$)
69.31 ฿
(2.82 A$)
     +63.60 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 16.42 ฿
(0.67 A$)
54.46 ฿
(2.21 A$)
     +231.76 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 700.00 ฿
(28.44 A$)
393.79 ฿
(16.00 A$)
     -43.74 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 57.31 ฿
(2.33 A$)
143.31 ฿
(5.82 A$)
     +150.07 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 103.79 ฿
(4.22 A$)
166.66 ฿
(6.77 A$)
     +60.57 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 147.50 ฿
(5.99 A$)
984.48 ฿
(40.00 A$)
     +567.44 %
Transportation
Bangkok Edit Sydney Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 44.00 ฿
(1.79 A$)
122.44 ฿
(4.97 A$)
     +178.28 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,300.00 ฿
(52.82 A$)
5,350.44 ฿
(217.39 A$)
     +311.57 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 35.00 ฿
(1.42 A$)
110.75 ฿
(4.50 A$)
     +216.44 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 65.98 ฿
(2.68 A$)
110.91 ฿
(4.51 A$)
     +68.08 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 190.00 ฿
(7.72 A$)
1,471.80 ฿
(59.80 A$)
     +674.63 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 164.23 ฿
(6.67 A$)
188.12 ฿
(7.64 A$)
     +14.55 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,000,000.00 ฿
(81,261.12 A$)
787,584.51 ฿
(32,000.00 A$)
     -60.62 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 937,866.60 ฿
(38,106.05 A$)
705,401.10 ฿
(28,660.84 A$)
     -24.79 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Bangkok Edit Sydney Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 2,841.84 ฿
(115.47 A$)
4,289.45 ฿
(174.28 A$)
     +50.94 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.34 ฿
(0.05 A$)
15.79 ฿
(0.64 A$)
     +1,079.88 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 559.12 ฿
(22.72 A$)
1,801.85 ฿
(73.21 A$)
     +222.26 %
Sports And Leisure
Bangkok Edit Sydney Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 2,012.03 ฿
(81.75 A$)
2,054.16 ฿
(83.46 A$)
     +2.09 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 313.08 ฿
(12.72 A$)
566.08 ฿
(23.00 A$)
     +80.81 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 250.00 ฿
(10.16 A$)
541.46 ฿
(22.00 A$)
     +116.59 %
Childcare
Bangkok Edit Sydney Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 17,358.97 ฿
(705.30 A$)
58,659.66 ฿
(2,383.38 A$)
     +237.92 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 519,947.58 ฿
(21,125.76 A$)
522,643.40 ฿
(21,235.29 A$)
     +0.52 %
Clothing And Shoes
Bangkok Edit Sydney Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 1,899.48 ฿
(77.18 A$)
2,793.86 ฿
(113.52 A$)
     +47.09 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 1,287.44 ฿
(52.31 A$)
1,810.10 ฿
(73.55 A$)
     +40.60 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 2,930.00 ฿
(119.05 A$)
3,741.03 ฿
(152.00 A$)
     +27.68 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 3,308.70 ฿
(134.43 A$)
4,417.86 ฿
(179.50 A$)
     +33.52 %
Rent Per Month
Bangkok Edit Sydney Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 18,649.25 ฿
(757.73 A$)
60,495.59 ฿
(2,457.97 A$)
     +224.39 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 9,500.00 ฿
(385.99 A$)
43,025.91 ฿
(1,748.17 A$)
     +352.90 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 76,720.00 ฿
(3,117.18 A$)
118,912.53 ฿
(4,831.48 A$)
     +55.00 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 32,520.00 ฿
(1,321.31 A$)
78,243.14 ฿
(3,179.06 A$)
     +140.60 %
Buy Apartment Price
Bangkok Edit Sydney Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 16,832.20 ฿
(683.90 A$)
42,187.26 ฿
(1,714.09 A$)
     +150.63 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 8,312.54 ฿
(337.74 A$)
23,335.19 ฿
(948.12 A$)
     +180.72 %
Salaries And Financing
Bangkok Edit Sydney Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 21,119.90 ฿
(858.11 A$)
162,904.46 ฿
(6,618.90 A$)
     +671.33 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.78 2.78      -51.95 %
Last update: June 2022June 2022
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