Cost of Living Comparison Between Bangkok and Bogota 

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Consumer Prices in Bogota are 22.0% lower than in Bangkok (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Bogota are 26.0% lower than in Bangkok
Rent Prices in Bogota are 36.7% lower than in Bangkok
Restaurant Prices in Bogota are 17.4% higher than in Bangkok
Groceries Prices in Bogota are 29.9% lower than in Bangkok
Local Purchasing Power in Bogota is 19.0% lower than in Bangkok
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Restaurants
Bangkok Edit Bogota Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 100.00 ฿
(10,654.66 Col$)
187.71 ฿
(20,000.00 Col$)
     +87.7 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 919.76 ฿
(97,996.81 Col$)
1,032.41 ฿
(110,000.00 Col$)
     +12.2 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 200.00 ฿
(21,309.32 Col$)
262.80 ฿
(28,000.00 Col$)
     +31.4 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 70.00 ฿
(7,458.26 Col$)
42.24 ฿
(4,500.00 Col$)
     -39.7 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 145.00 ฿
(15,449.26 Col$)
93.86 ฿
(10,000.00 Col$)
     -35.3 %
Cappuccino (regular) 86.51 ฿
(9,217.37 Col$)
58.57 ฿
(6,240.94 Col$)
     -32.3 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 20.99 ฿
(2,236.37 Col$)
31.27 ฿
(3,331.38 Col$)
     +49.0 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 12.40 ฿
(1,321.69 Col$)
24.67 ฿
(2,628.52 Col$)
     +98.9 %
Markets
Bangkok Edit Bogota Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 227.67 ฿
(24,256.94 Col$)
183.84 ฿
(19,587.08 Col$)
     -19.3 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 52.87 ฿
(5,632.95 Col$)
46.33 ฿
(4,936.41 Col$)
     -12.4 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 24.73 ฿
(2,634.48 Col$)
21.71 ฿
(2,313.55 Col$)
     -12.2 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 79.55 ฿
(8,475.49 Col$)
83.06 ฿
(8,849.45 Col$)
     +4.4 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 311.07 ฿
(33,143.44 Col$)
75.74 ฿
(8,069.91 Col$)
     -75.7 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 50.19 ฿
(5,348.01 Col$)
88.92 ฿
(9,473.78 Col$)
     +77.1 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 177.34 ฿
(18,894.62 Col$)
130.95 ฿
(13,951.92 Col$)
     -26.2 %
Apples (1 lb) 49.84 ฿
(5,309.81 Col$)
43.70 ฿
(4,656.26 Col$)
     -12.3 %
Banana (1 lb) 24.54 ฿
(2,614.29 Col$)
20.57 ฿
(2,192.18 Col$)
     -16.1 %
Oranges (1 lb) 37.39 ฿
(3,984.27 Col$)
21.26 ฿
(2,265.12 Col$)
     -43.1 %
Tomato (1 lb) 25.30 ฿
(2,695.69 Col$)
23.84 ฿
(2,540.12 Col$)
     -5.8 %
Potato (1 lb) 24.15 ฿
(2,573.51 Col$)
17.38 ฿
(1,851.57 Col$)
     -28.1 %
Onion (1 lb) 21.39 ฿
(2,279.51 Col$)
17.69 ฿
(1,884.47 Col$)
     -17.3 %
Lettuce (1 head) 45.33 ฿
(4,830.00 Col$)
29.56 ฿
(3,150.00 Col$)
     -34.8 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 15.90 ฿
(1,694.09 Col$)
30.28 ฿
(3,226.67 Col$)
     +90.5 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 600.00 ฿
(63,927.96 Col$)
328.49 ฿
(35,000.00 Col$)
     -45.3 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 62.21 ฿
(6,628.47 Col$)
39.57 ฿
(4,216.45 Col$)
     -36.4 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 120.24 ฿
(12,811.24 Col$)
73.17 ฿
(7,796.30 Col$)
     -39.1 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 150.00 ฿
(15,981.99 Col$)
84.47 ฿
(9,000.00 Col$)
     -43.7 %
Transportation
Bangkok Edit Bogota Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 44.00 ฿
(4,688.05 Col$)
28.16 ฿
(3,000.00 Col$)
     -36.0 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,300.00 ฿
(138,510.58 Col$)
1,407.83 ฿
(150,000.00 Col$)
     +8.3 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 35.00 ฿
(3,729.13 Col$)
51.62 ฿
(5,500.00 Col$)
     +47.5 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 66.34 ฿
(7,068.56 Col$)
92.44 ฿
(9,849.19 Col$)
     +39.3 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 180.00 ฿
(19,178.39 Col$)
168.94 ฿
(18,000.00 Col$)
     -6.1 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 152.73 ฿
(16,272.53 Col$)
136.42 ฿
(14,535.42 Col$)
     -10.7 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,850,000.00 ฿
(197,111,216.13 Col$)
586,597.77 ฿
(62,500,000.00 Col$)
     -68.3 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 911,868.42 ฿
(97,156,482.93 Col$)
861,429.18 ฿
(91,782,352.94 Col$)
     -5.5 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Bangkok Edit Bogota Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 3,351.70 ฿
(357,112.38 Col$)
3,775.79 ฿
(402,297.46 Col$)
     +12.7 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 472.35 ฿
(50,327.29 Col$)
374.78 ฿
(39,931.03 Col$)
     -20.7 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 547.60 ฿
(58,344.78 Col$)
1,013.63 ฿
(107,999.07 Col$)
     +85.1 %
Sports And Leisure
Bangkok Edit Bogota Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 1,926.39 ฿
(205,250.49 Col$)
845.20 ฿
(90,053.33 Col$)
     -56.1 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 373.38 ฿
(39,782.23 Col$)
347.82 ฿
(37,058.82 Col$)
     -6.8 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 250.00 ฿
(26,636.65 Col$)
187.71 ฿
(20,000.00 Col$)
     -24.9 %
Childcare
Bangkok Edit Bogota Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 22,256.77 ฿
(2,371,382.73 Col$)
8,309.47 ฿
(885,346.15 Col$)
     -62.7 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 439,288.64 ฿
(46,804,712.08 Col$)
268,075.18 ฿
(28,562,500.00 Col$)
     -39.0 %
Clothing And Shoes
Bangkok Edit Bogota Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 1,962.93 ฿
(209,143.63 Col$)
1,928.93 ฿
(205,520.67 Col$)
     -1.7 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 1,460.78 ฿
(155,640.93 Col$)
1,536.23 ฿
(163,679.87 Col$)
     +5.2 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 3,695.36 ฿
(393,727.75 Col$)
3,204.38 ฿
(341,416.27 Col$)
     -13.3 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 3,488.42 ฿
(371,679.63 Col$)
2,744.06 ฿
(292,370.02 Col$)
     -21.3 %
Rent Per Month
Bangkok Edit Bogota Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 22,515.15 ฿
(2,398,912.92 Col$)
16,688.62 ฿
(1,778,115.82 Col$)
     -25.9 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 10,465.71 ฿
(1,115,086.31 Col$)
11,437.69 ฿
(1,218,647.27 Col$)
     +9.3 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 56,620.00 ฿
(6,032,668.68 Col$)
25,935.57 ฿
(2,763,346.79 Col$)
     -54.2 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 30,226.00 ฿
(3,220,477.63 Col$)
21,756.14 ฿
(2,318,043.02 Col$)
     -28.0 %
Buy Apartment Price
Bangkok Edit Bogota Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 17,355.83 ฿
(1,849,205.01 Col$)
6,576.29 ฿
(700,681.01 Col$)
     -62.1 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 8,258.53 ฿
(879,918.18 Col$)
4,743.96 ฿
(505,452.65 Col$)
     -42.6 %
Salaries And Financing
Bangkok Edit Bogota Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 23,030.45 ฿
(2,453,816.57 Col$)
13,802.64 ฿
(1,470,624.80 Col$)
     -40.1 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.92 13.78      +132.8 %
Last update: April 2024April 2024
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