Cost of Living Comparison Between Chiang Mai and Alexandria 

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Alexandria are 35.99% lower than in Chiang Mai (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Alexandria are 39.80% lower than in Chiang Mai
Rent Prices in Alexandria are 53.55% lower than in Chiang Mai
Restaurant Prices in Alexandria are 5.27% lower than in Chiang Mai
Groceries Prices in Alexandria are 45.76% lower than in Chiang Mai
Local Purchasing Power in Alexandria is 43.20% lower than in Chiang Mai
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Restaurants
Chiang Mai Edit Alexandria Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 70.00 ฿
(35.22 EG£)
99.36 ฿
(50.00 EG£)
     +41.95 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 600.00 ฿
(301.93 EG£)
546.49 ฿
(275.00 EG£)
     -8.92 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 179.00 ฿
(90.07 EG£)
139.11 ฿
(70.00 EG£)
     -22.29 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 80.00 ฿
(40.26 EG£)
59.62 ฿
(30.00 EG£)
     -25.48 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 120.00 ฿
(60.39 EG£)
99.36 ฿
(50.00 EG£)
     -17.20 %
Cappuccino (regular) 59.74 ฿
(30.06 EG£)
55.54 ฿
(27.95 EG£)
     -7.03 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 23.94 ฿
(12.05 EG£)
10.03 ฿
(5.05 EG£)
     -58.11 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 10.81 ฿
(5.44 EG£)
6.23 ฿
(3.14 EG£)
     -42.34 %
Markets
Chiang Mai Edit Alexandria Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 225.69 ฿
(113.57 EG£)
113.27 ฿
(57.00 EG£)
     -49.81 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 42.24 ฿
(21.25 EG£)
13.76 ฿
(6.93 EG£)
     -67.41 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 17.18 ฿
(8.65 EG£)
10.42 ฿
(5.24 EG£)
     -39.39 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 50.88 ฿
(25.60 EG£)
34.09 ฿
(17.15 EG£)
     -32.99 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 266.49 ฿
(134.10 EG£)
56.84 ฿
(28.60 EG£)
     -78.67 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 40.50 ฿
(20.38 EG£)
65.80 ฿
(33.11 EG£)
     +62.48 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 182.57 ฿
(91.87 EG£)
134.65 ฿
(67.76 EG£)
     -26.25 %
Apples (1 lb) 30.57 ฿
(15.38 EG£)
21.73 ฿
(10.94 EG£)
     -28.91 %
Banana (1 lb) 15.88 ฿
(7.99 EG£)
12.22 ฿
(6.15 EG£)
     -23.02 %
Oranges (1 lb) 22.06 ฿
(11.10 EG£)
7.30 ฿
(3.67 EG£)
     -66.90 %
Tomato (1 lb) 18.60 ฿
(9.36 EG£)
5.41 ฿
(2.72 EG£)
     -70.92 %
Potato (1 lb) 18.14 ฿
(9.13 EG£)
4.83 ฿
(2.43 EG£)
     -73.41 %
Onion (1 lb) 17.30 ฿
(8.71 EG£)
5.17 ฿
(2.60 EG£)
     -70.13 %
Lettuce (1 head) 26.88 ฿
(13.52 EG£)
9.76 ฿
(4.91 EG£)
     -63.70 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 17.50 ฿
(8.81 EG£)
9.98 ฿
(5.02 EG£)
     -42.96 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 500.00 ฿
(251.60 EG£)
253.37 ฿
(127.50 EG£)
     -49.33 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 49.68 ฿
(25.00 EG£)
50.82 ฿
(25.57 EG£)
     +2.29 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 101.00 ฿
(50.82 EG£)
69.55 ฿
(35.00 EG£)
     -31.14 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 145.00 ฿
(72.97 EG£)
89.43 ฿
(45.00 EG£)
     -38.33 %
Transportation
Chiang Mai Edit Alexandria Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 30.00 ฿
(15.10 EG£)
9.94 ฿
(5.00 EG£)
     -66.88 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,000.00 ฿
(503.21 EG£)
314.65 ฿
(158.33 EG£)
     -68.54 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 50.00 ฿
(25.16 EG£)
15.40 ฿
(7.75 EG£)
     -69.20 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 24.14 ฿
(12.15 EG£)
11.19 ฿
(5.63 EG£)
     -53.63 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 180.00 ฿
(90.58 EG£)
89.43 ฿
(45.00 EG£)
     -50.32 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 107.73 ฿
(54.21 EG£)
57.77 ฿
(29.07 EG£)
     -46.37 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 900,000.00 ฿
(452,888.24 EG£)
794,898.09 ฿
(400,000.00 EG£)
     -11.68 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 907,000.00 ฿
(456,410.71 EG£)
718,554.76 ฿
(361,583.33 EG£)
     -20.78 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Chiang Mai Edit Alexandria Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 2,160.62 ฿
(1,087.25 EG£)
708.89 ฿
(356.72 EG£)
     -67.19 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.33 ฿
(0.67 EG£)
0.36 ฿
(0.18 EG£)
     -72.83 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 660.61 ฿
(332.43 EG£)
483.98 ฿
(243.54 EG£)
     -26.74 %
Sports And Leisure
Chiang Mai Edit Alexandria Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 1,280.00 ฿
(644.11 EG£)
844.58 ฿
(425.00 EG£)
     -34.02 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 147.50 ฿
(74.22 EG£)
226.05 ฿
(113.75 EG£)
     +53.25 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 180.00 ฿
(90.58 EG£)
139.11 ฿
(70.00 EG£)
     -22.72 %
Childcare
Chiang Mai Edit Alexandria Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 9,366.67 ฿
(4,713.39 EG£)
2,539.26 ฿
(1,277.78 EG£)
     -72.89 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 328,285.71 ฿
(165,196.38 EG£)
77,005.75 ฿
(38,750.00 EG£)
     -76.54 %
Clothing And Shoes
Chiang Mai Edit Alexandria Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 2,228.57 ฿
(1,121.44 EG£)
1,226.82 ฿
(617.35 EG£)
     -44.95 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 855.71 ฿
(430.60 EG£)
1,301.17 ฿
(654.76 EG£)
     +52.06 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 2,550.65 ฿
(1,283.51 EG£)
3,603.19 ฿
(1,813.16 EG£)
     +41.27 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 2,542.86 ฿
(1,279.59 EG£)
1,630.59 ฿
(820.53 EG£)
     -35.88 %
Rent Per Month
Chiang Mai Edit Alexandria Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 13,809.52 ฿
(6,949.08 EG£)
6,429.32 ฿
(3,235.29 EG£)
     -53.44 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 9,523.81 ฿
(4,792.47 EG£)
3,810.83 ฿
(1,917.65 EG£)
     -59.99 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 26,583.33 ฿
(13,376.98 EG£)
12,969.39 ฿
(6,526.32 EG£)
     -51.21 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 15,461.54 ฿
(7,780.39 EG£)
7,164.54 ฿
(3,605.26 EG£)
     -53.66 %
Buy Apartment Price
Chiang Mai Edit Alexandria Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 6,338.48 ฿
(3,189.58 EG£)
2,366.49 ฿
(1,190.84 EG£)
     -62.66 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 3,911.41 ฿
(1,968.26 EG£)
1,084.40 ฿
(545.68 EG£)
     -72.28 %
Salaries And Financing
Chiang Mai Edit Alexandria Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 18,111.11 ฿
(9,113.68 EG£)
6,191.84 ฿
(3,115.79 EG£)
     -65.81 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.34 14.17      +226.17 %
Last update: May 2021June 2021
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