Cost of Living Comparison Between Chiang Mai and Alexandria 

Indices DifferenceInfo
Cost of Living in Alexandria is 42.1% lower than in Chiang Mai (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in Alexandria is 47.3% lower than in Chiang Mai
Rent Prices in Alexandria are 68.2% lower than in Chiang Mai
Restaurant Prices in Alexandria are 10.9% higher than in Chiang Mai
Groceries Prices in Alexandria are 51.2% lower than in Chiang Mai
Local Purchasing Power in Alexandria is 62.1% lower than in Chiang Mai
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Restaurants
Chiang Mai Edit Alexandria Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 60.00 ฿
(78.02 EG£)
138.42 ฿
(180.00 EG£)
     +130.7 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 600.00 ฿
(780.24 EG£)
672.87 ฿
(875.00 EG£)
     +12.1 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 210.00 ฿
(273.09 EG£)
153.80 ฿
(200.00 EG£)
     -26.8 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 80.00 ฿
(104.03 EG£)
69.21 ฿
(90.00 EG£)
     -13.5 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 120.00 ฿
(156.05 EG£)
107.66 ฿
(140.00 EG£)
     -10.3 %
Cappuccino (regular) 58.75 ฿
(76.40 EG£)
42.72 ฿
(55.56 EG£)
     -27.3 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 20.38 ฿
(26.50 EG£)
8.64 ฿
(11.23 EG£)
     -57.6 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 11.78 ฿
(15.32 EG£)
4.08 ฿
(5.31 EG£)
     -65.3 %
Markets
Chiang Mai Edit Alexandria Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 214.09 ฿
(278.40 EG£)
110.56 ฿
(143.78 EG£)
     -48.4 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 43.48 ฿
(56.54 EG£)
18.04 ฿
(23.46 EG£)
     -58.5 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 18.35 ฿
(23.86 EG£)
11.92 ฿
(15.50 EG£)
     -35.0 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 70.89 ฿
(92.19 EG£)
48.34 ฿
(62.86 EG£)
     -31.8 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 272.16 ฿
(353.91 EG£)
56.39 ฿
(73.33 EG£)
     -79.3 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 39.85 ฿
(51.82 EG£)
72.52 ฿
(94.30 EG£)
     +82.0 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 191.82 ฿
(249.44 EG£)
137.50 ฿
(178.81 EG£)
     -28.3 %
Apples (1 lb) 40.71 ฿
(52.94 EG£)
18.75 ฿
(24.39 EG£)
     -53.9 %
Banana (1 lb) 18.52 ฿
(24.09 EG£)
8.18 ฿
(10.64 EG£)
     -55.8 %
Oranges (1 lb) 24.30 ฿
(31.60 EG£)
6.19 ฿
(8.05 EG£)
     -74.5 %
Tomato (1 lb) 23.25 ฿
(30.23 EG£)
5.31 ฿
(6.91 EG£)
     -77.1 %
Potato (1 lb) 22.11 ฿
(28.76 EG£)
5.58 ฿
(7.26 EG£)
     -74.8 %
Onion (1 lb) 18.47 ฿
(24.02 EG£)
11.36 ฿
(14.78 EG£)
     -38.5 %
Lettuce (1 head) 28.57 ฿
(37.15 EG£)
6.84 ฿
(8.90 EG£)
     -76.0 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 18.25 ฿
(23.73 EG£)
5.57 ฿
(7.24 EG£)
     -69.5 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 525.00 ฿
(682.71 EG£)
230.70 ฿
(300.00 EG£)
     -56.1 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 62.77 ฿
(81.62 EG£)
44.86 ฿
(58.33 EG£)
     -28.5 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 116.11 ฿
(150.99 EG£)
29.48 ฿
(38.33 EG£)
     -74.6 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 140.00 ฿
(182.06 EG£)
63.44 ฿
(82.50 EG£)
     -54.7 %
Transportation
Chiang Mai Edit Alexandria Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 30.00 ฿
(39.01 EG£)
7.69 ฿
(10.00 EG£)
     -74.4 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 800.00 ฿
(1,040.32 EG£)
249.92 ฿
(325.00 EG£)
     -68.8 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 40.00 ฿
(52.02 EG£)
15.38 ฿
(20.00 EG£)
     -61.6 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 72.42 ฿
(94.18 EG£)
30.94 ฿
(40.23 EG£)
     -57.3 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 100.00 ฿
(130.04 EG£)
76.90 ฿
(100.00 EG£)
     -23.1 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 155.56 ฿
(202.29 EG£)
34.99 ฿
(45.50 EG£)
     -77.5 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 725,000.00 ฿
(942,793.96 EG£)
845,890.02 ฿
(1,100,000.00 EG£)
     +16.7 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 802,500.00 ฿
(1,043,575.39 EG£)
833,073.50 ฿
(1,083,333.33 EG£)
     +3.8 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Chiang Mai Edit Alexandria Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 1,932.38 ฿
(2,512.88 EG£)
534.38 ฿
(694.91 EG£)
     -72.3 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 457.92 ฿
(595.49 EG£)
192.84 ฿
(250.77 EG£)
     -57.9 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 673.29 ฿
(875.56 EG£)
287.99 ฿
(374.50 EG£)
     -57.2 %
Sports And Leisure
Chiang Mai Edit Alexandria Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 1,289.11 ฿
(1,676.37 EG£)
413.33 ฿
(537.50 EG£)
     -67.9 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 233.33 ฿
(303.43 EG£)
144.19 ฿
(187.50 EG£)
     -38.2 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 200.00 ฿
(260.08 EG£)
84.59 ฿
(110.00 EG£)
     -57.7 %
Childcare
Chiang Mai Edit Alexandria Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 15,833.33 ฿
(20,589.75 EG£)
1,958.79 ฿
(2,547.22 EG£)
     -87.6 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 390,500.00 ฿
(507,808.33 EG£)
112,320.08 ฿
(146,061.65 EG£)
     -71.2 %
Clothing And Shoes
Chiang Mai Edit Alexandria Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 1,800.00 ฿
(2,340.73 EG£)
648.84 ฿
(843.75 EG£)
     -64.0 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 1,058.33 ฿
(1,376.26 EG£)
1,164.47 ฿
(1,514.29 EG£)
     +10.0 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 3,000.00 ฿
(3,901.22 EG£)
3,185.82 ฿
(4,142.86 EG£)
     +6.2 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 2,200.00 ฿
(2,860.89 EG£)
836.28 ฿
(1,087.50 EG£)
     -62.0 %
Rent Per Month
Chiang Mai Edit Alexandria Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 14,100.00 ฿
(18,335.72 EG£)
3,973.12 ฿
(5,166.67 EG£)
     -71.8 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 8,323.53 ฿
(10,823.96 EG£)
2,242.89 ฿
(2,916.67 EG£)
     -73.1 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 25,750.00 ฿
(33,485.44 EG£)
8,715.23 ฿
(11,333.33 EG£)
     -66.2 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 15,000.00 ฿
(19,506.08 EG£)
5,126.61 ฿
(6,666.67 EG£)
     -65.8 %
Buy Apartment Price
Chiang Mai Edit Alexandria Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 6,851.54 ฿
(8,909.78 EG£)
1,457.40 ฿
(1,895.21 EG£)
     -78.7 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 4,714.79 ฿
(6,131.14 EG£)
791.80 ฿
(1,029.67 EG£)
     -83.2 %
Salaries And Financing
Chiang Mai Edit Alexandria Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 18,900.00 ฿
(24,577.66 EG£)
3,778.39 ฿
(4,913.44 EG£)
     -80.0 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.12 15.38      +200.0 %
Last update: April 2024May 2024
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