Cost of Living Comparison Between Chiang Mai and Alexandria 

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Alexandria are 52.2% lower than in Chiang Mai (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Alexandria are 56.1% lower than in Chiang Mai
Rent Prices in Alexandria are 70.0% lower than in Chiang Mai
Restaurant Prices in Alexandria are 0.7% higher than in Chiang Mai
Groceries Prices in Alexandria are 62.6% lower than in Chiang Mai
Local Purchasing Power in Alexandria is 37.2% lower than in Chiang Mai
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Restaurants
Chiang Mai Edit Alexandria Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 50.00 ฿
(45.24 EG£)
110.51 ฿
(100.00 EG£)
     +121.0 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 500.00 ฿
(452.44 EG£)
552.56 ฿
(500.00 EG£)
     +10.5 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 200.00 ฿
(180.98 EG£)
99.46 ฿
(90.00 EG£)
     -50.3 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 70.00 ฿
(63.34 EG£)
55.26 ฿
(50.00 EG£)
     -21.1 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 130.00 ฿
(117.64 EG£)
110.51 ฿
(100.00 EG£)
     -15.0 %
Cappuccino (regular) 54.95 ฿
(49.73 EG£)
38.79 ฿
(35.10 EG£)
     -29.4 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 18.62 ฿
(16.85 EG£)
6.93 ฿
(6.27 EG£)
     -62.8 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 10.62 ฿
(9.61 EG£)
4.57 ฿
(4.14 EG£)
     -56.9 %
Markets
Chiang Mai Edit Alexandria Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 238.93 ฿
(216.20 EG£)
94.70 ฿
(85.70 EG£)
     -60.4 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 42.30 ฿
(38.27 EG£)
11.46 ฿
(10.37 EG£)
     -72.9 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 17.86 ฿
(16.16 EG£)
8.80 ฿
(7.97 EG£)
     -50.7 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 59.25 ฿
(53.61 EG£)
35.39 ฿
(32.02 EG£)
     -40.3 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 280.66 ฿
(253.97 EG£)
36.70 ฿
(33.21 EG£)
     -86.9 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 31.41 ฿
(28.42 EG£)
52.19 ฿
(47.22 EG£)
     +66.1 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 179.17 ฿
(162.13 EG£)
93.09 ฿
(84.24 EG£)
     -48.0 %
Apples (1 lb) 37.27 ฿
(33.73 EG£)
14.32 ฿
(12.95 EG£)
     -61.6 %
Banana (1 lb) 20.09 ฿
(18.18 EG£)
7.38 ฿
(6.68 EG£)
     -63.2 %
Oranges (1 lb) 20.87 ฿
(18.88 EG£)
4.85 ฿
(4.38 EG£)
     -76.8 %
Tomato (1 lb) 24.72 ฿
(22.37 EG£)
4.49 ฿
(4.06 EG£)
     -81.8 %
Potato (1 lb) 20.13 ฿
(18.21 EG£)
4.35 ฿
(3.94 EG£)
     -78.4 %
Onion (1 lb) 16.44 ฿
(14.88 EG£)
3.38 ฿
(3.06 EG£)
     -79.5 %
Lettuce (1 head) 28.33 ฿
(25.64 EG£)
6.26 ฿
(5.67 EG£)
     -77.9 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 16.31 ฿
(14.76 EG£)
6.18 ฿
(5.59 EG£)
     -62.1 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 525.00 ฿
(475.06 EG£)
176.82 ฿
(160.00 EG£)
     -66.3 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 61.19 ฿
(55.37 EG£)
43.84 ฿
(39.67 EG£)
     -28.4 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 119.38 ฿
(108.02 EG£)
41.99 ฿
(38.00 EG£)
     -64.8 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 140.00 ฿
(126.68 EG£)
55.26 ฿
(50.00 EG£)
     -60.5 %
Transportation
Chiang Mai Edit Alexandria Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 30.00 ฿
(27.15 EG£)
5.53 ฿
(5.00 EG£)
     -81.6 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 650.00 ฿
(588.18 EG£)
265.23 ฿
(240.00 EG£)
     -59.2 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 40.00 ฿
(36.20 EG£)
11.05 ฿
(10.00 EG£)
     -72.4 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 72.42 ฿
(65.53 EG£)
8.89 ฿
(8.05 EG£)
     -87.7 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 120.00 ฿
(108.59 EG£)
55.26 ฿
(50.00 EG£)
     -54.0 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 158.78 ฿
(143.68 EG£)
38.80 ฿
(35.11 EG£)
     -75.6 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 750,000.00 ฿
(678,664.12 EG£)
552,556.10 ฿
(500,000.00 EG£)
     -26.3 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,075,000.00 ฿
(972,751.91 EG£)
582,739.47 ฿
(527,312.50 EG£)
     -45.8 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Chiang Mai Edit Alexandria Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 1,920.86 ฿
(1,738.16 EG£)
583.69 ฿
(528.17 EG£)
     -69.6 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.41 ฿
(1.28 EG£)
0.22 ฿
(0.20 EG£)
     -84.4 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 679.25 ฿
(614.64 EG£)
339.43 ฿
(307.14 EG£)
     -50.0 %
Sports And Leisure
Chiang Mai Edit Alexandria Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 1,286.67 ฿
(1,164.29 EG£)
623.03 ฿
(563.77 EG£)
     -51.6 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 233.33 ฿
(211.14 EG£)
162.08 ฿
(146.67 EG£)
     -30.5 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 200.00 ฿
(180.98 EG£)
110.51 ฿
(100.00 EG£)
     -44.7 %
Childcare
Chiang Mai Edit Alexandria Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 15,833.33 ฿
(14,327.35 EG£)
1,990.35 ฿
(1,801.04 EG£)
     -87.4 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 303,000.00 ฿
(274,180.31 EG£)
57,817.46 ฿
(52,318.18 EG£)
     -80.9 %
Clothing And Shoes
Chiang Mai Edit Alexandria Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 1,760.00 ฿
(1,592.60 EG£)
828.83 ฿
(750.00 EG£)
     -52.9 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 950.00 ฿
(859.64 EG£)
991.97 ฿
(897.62 EG£)
     +4.4 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 2,916.67 ฿
(2,639.25 EG£)
2,222.75 ฿
(2,011.33 EG£)
     -23.8 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 2,033.33 ฿
(1,839.93 EG£)
1,085.47 ฿
(982.22 EG£)
     -46.6 %
Rent Per Month
Chiang Mai Edit Alexandria Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 12,312.50 ฿
(11,141.40 EG£)
4,351.38 ฿
(3,937.50 EG£)
     -64.7 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 8,147.06 ฿
(7,372.16 EG£)
2,401.78 ฿
(2,173.33 EG£)
     -70.5 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 28,250.00 ฿
(25,563.02 EG£)
8,235.72 ฿
(7,452.38 EG£)
     -70.8 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 16,750.00 ฿
(15,156.83 EG£)
4,606.57 ฿
(4,168.42 EG£)
     -72.5 %
Buy Apartment Price
Chiang Mai Edit Alexandria Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 5,295.43 ฿
(4,791.76 EG£)
1,757.42 ฿
(1,590.27 EG£)
     -66.8 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 3,189.64 ฿
(2,886.26 EG£)
605.74 ฿
(548.12 EG£)
     -81.0 %
Salaries And Financing
Chiang Mai Edit Alexandria Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 15,750.00 ฿
(14,251.95 EG£)
4,348.38 ฿
(3,934.78 EG£)
     -72.4 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.17 12.86      +208.6 %
Last update: February 2023February 2023
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