Cost of Living Comparison Between Chiang Mai and Alexandria 

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Alexandria are 37.10% lower than in Chiang Mai (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Alexandria are 41.36% lower than in Chiang Mai
Rent Prices in Alexandria are 56.81% lower than in Chiang Mai
Restaurant Prices in Alexandria are 3.34% lower than in Chiang Mai
Groceries Prices in Alexandria are 46.39% lower than in Chiang Mai
Local Purchasing Power in Alexandria is 48.98% lower than in Chiang Mai
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Restaurants
Chiang Mai Edit Alexandria Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 60.00 ฿
(31.03 EG£)
96.67 ฿
(50.00 EG£)
     +61.12 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 600.00 ฿
(310.32 EG£)
580.04 ฿
(300.00 EG£)
     -3.33 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 179.00 ฿
(92.58 EG£)
135.34 ฿
(70.00 EG£)
     -24.39 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 80.00 ฿
(41.38 EG£)
58.00 ฿
(30.00 EG£)
     -27.49 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 120.00 ฿
(62.06 EG£)
96.67 ฿
(50.00 EG£)
     -19.44 %
Cappuccino (regular) 60.55 ฿
(31.32 EG£)
52.36 ฿
(27.08 EG£)
     -13.53 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 21.81 ฿
(11.28 EG£)
9.91 ฿
(5.12 EG£)
     -54.57 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 10.68 ฿
(5.52 EG£)
6.69 ฿
(3.46 EG£)
     -37.40 %
Markets
Chiang Mai Edit Alexandria Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 216.07 ฿
(111.75 EG£)
111.76 ฿
(57.80 EG£)
     -48.28 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 40.33 ฿
(20.86 EG£)
14.21 ฿
(7.35 EG£)
     -64.76 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 15.42 ฿
(7.98 EG£)
10.48 ฿
(5.42 EG£)
     -32.06 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 52.59 ฿
(27.20 EG£)
33.32 ฿
(17.23 EG£)
     -36.63 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 266.49 ฿
(137.83 EG£)
59.07 ฿
(30.55 EG£)
     -77.83 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 35.43 ฿
(18.32 EG£)
64.85 ฿
(33.54 EG£)
     +83.04 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 182.57 ฿
(94.43 EG£)
127.17 ฿
(65.77 EG£)
     -30.35 %
Apples (1 lb) 30.46 ฿
(15.75 EG£)
20.96 ฿
(10.84 EG£)
     -31.19 %
Banana (1 lb) 15.88 ฿
(8.21 EG£)
12.36 ฿
(6.39 EG£)
     -22.14 %
Oranges (1 lb) 22.06 ฿
(11.41 EG£)
7.16 ฿
(3.70 EG£)
     -67.53 %
Tomato (1 lb) 18.60 ฿
(9.62 EG£)
5.46 ฿
(2.82 EG£)
     -70.66 %
Potato (1 lb) 18.14 ฿
(9.38 EG£)
5.11 ฿
(2.64 EG£)
     -71.85 %
Onion (1 lb) 15.99 ฿
(8.27 EG£)
5.44 ฿
(2.81 EG£)
     -65.99 %
Lettuce (1 head) 29.38 ฿
(15.19 EG£)
8.70 ฿
(4.50 EG£)
     -70.38 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 16.22 ฿
(8.39 EG£)
9.89 ฿
(5.12 EG£)
     -39.02 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 500.00 ฿
(258.60 EG£)
251.35 ฿
(130.00 EG£)
     -49.73 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 49.93 ฿
(25.83 EG£)
46.91 ฿
(24.26 EG£)
     -6.05 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 101.00 ฿
(52.24 EG£)
76.13 ฿
(39.38 EG£)
     -24.62 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 145.00 ฿
(74.99 EG£)
85.07 ฿
(44.00 EG£)
     -41.33 %
Transportation
Chiang Mai Edit Alexandria Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 30.00 ฿
(15.52 EG£)
9.67 ฿
(5.00 EG£)
     -67.78 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,000.00 ฿
(517.20 EG£)
290.02 ฿
(150.00 EG£)
     -71.00 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 80.00 ฿
(41.38 EG£)
13.53 ฿
(7.00 EG£)
     -83.08 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 20.12 ฿
(10.40 EG£)
10.89 ฿
(5.63 EG£)
     -45.86 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 180.00 ฿
(93.10 EG£)
77.34 ฿
(40.00 EG£)
     -57.03 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 110.69 ฿
(57.25 EG£)
54.95 ฿
(28.42 EG£)
     -50.36 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 900,000.00 ฿
(465,484.27 EG£)
773,388.11 ฿
(400,000.00 EG£)
     -14.07 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 921,500.00 ฿
(476,604.17 EG£)
707,166.75 ฿
(365,750.00 EG£)
     -23.26 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Chiang Mai Edit Alexandria Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 2,081.55 ฿
(1,076.59 EG£)
696.59 ฿
(360.28 EG£)
     -66.54 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.33 ฿
(0.69 EG£)
0.35 ฿
(0.18 EG£)
     -73.68 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 686.71 ฿
(355.17 EG£)
456.21 ฿
(235.95 EG£)
     -33.57 %
Sports And Leisure
Chiang Mai Edit Alexandria Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 1,281.54 ฿
(662.82 EG£)
801.01 ฿
(414.29 EG£)
     -37.50 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 147.50 ฿
(76.29 EG£)
219.93 ฿
(113.75 EG£)
     +49.11 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 180.00 ฿
(93.10 EG£)
135.34 ฿
(70.00 EG£)
     -24.81 %
Childcare
Chiang Mai Edit Alexandria Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 9,366.67 ฿
(4,844.48 EG£)
2,144.39 ฿
(1,109.09 EG£)
     -77.11 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 328,285.71 ฿
(169,790.93 EG£)
71,925.09 ฿
(37,200.00 EG£)
     -78.09 %
Clothing And Shoes
Chiang Mai Edit Alexandria Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 2,302.02 ฿
(1,190.61 EG£)
1,233.65 ฿
(638.05 EG£)
     -46.41 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 890.91 ฿
(460.78 EG£)
1,269.94 ฿
(656.82 EG£)
     +42.54 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 2,453.34 ฿
(1,268.88 EG£)
3,677.99 ฿
(1,902.27 EG£)
     +49.92 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 2,412.50 ฿
(1,247.76 EG£)
1,453.79 ฿
(751.90 EG£)
     -39.74 %
Rent Per Month
Chiang Mai Edit Alexandria Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 13,272.73 ฿
(6,864.72 EG£)
5,800.41 ฿
(3,000.00 EG£)
     -56.30 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 9,456.52 ฿
(4,890.96 EG£)
3,423.38 ฿
(1,770.59 EG£)
     -63.80 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 25,923.08 ฿
(13,407.54 EG£)
11,987.52 ฿
(6,200.00 EG£)
     -53.76 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 15,933.33 ฿
(8,240.80 EG£)
6,767.15 ฿
(3,500.00 EG£)
     -57.53 %
Buy Apartment Price
Chiang Mai Edit Alexandria Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 6,540.58 ฿
(3,382.82 EG£)
2,138.38 ฿
(1,105.98 EG£)
     -67.31 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 4,201.73 ฿
(2,173.16 EG£)
969.97 ฿
(501.67 EG£)
     -76.92 %
Salaries And Financing
Chiang Mai Edit Alexandria Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 19,454.55 ฿
(10,061.98 EG£)
5,820.76 ฿
(3,010.53 EG£)
     -70.08 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.41 15.43      +249.70 %
Last update: March 2021February 2021
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