Cost of Living Comparison Between Chiang Mai and Alexandria 

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Alexandria are 27.38% lower than in Chiang Mai (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Alexandria are 31.40% lower than in Chiang Mai
Rent Prices in Alexandria are 47.13% lower than in Chiang Mai
Restaurant Prices in Alexandria are 62.93% higher than in Chiang Mai
Groceries Prices in Alexandria are 42.74% lower than in Chiang Mai
Local Purchasing Power in Alexandria is 34.44% lower than in Chiang Mai
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Restaurants
Chiang Mai Edit Alexandria Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 50.00 ฿
(26.50 EG£)
188.70 ฿
(100.00 EG£)
     +277.40 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 500.00 ฿
(264.97 EG£)
754.79 ฿
(400.00 EG£)
     +50.96 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 200.00 ฿
(105.99 EG£)
169.83 ฿
(90.00 EG£)
     -15.09 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 60.00 ฿
(31.80 EG£)
132.09 ฿
(70.00 EG£)
     +120.15 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 120.00 ฿
(63.59 EG£)
169.83 ฿
(90.00 EG£)
     +41.52 %
Cappuccino (regular) 58.77 ฿
(31.14 EG£)
63.55 ฿
(33.68 EG£)
     +8.13 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 18.94 ฿
(10.04 EG£)
11.65 ฿
(6.17 EG£)
     -38.47 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 9.77 ฿
(5.18 EG£)
7.68 ฿
(4.07 EG£)
     -21.42 %
Markets
Chiang Mai Edit Alexandria Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 243.48 ฿
(129.03 EG£)
121.00 ฿
(64.12 EG£)
     -50.30 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 40.46 ฿
(21.44 EG£)
17.91 ฿
(9.49 EG£)
     -55.74 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 17.39 ฿
(9.21 EG£)
11.57 ฿
(6.13 EG£)
     -33.44 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 52.50 ฿
(27.82 EG£)
45.24 ฿
(23.97 EG£)
     -13.84 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 260.82 ฿
(138.22 EG£)
55.69 ฿
(29.51 EG£)
     -78.65 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 29.48 ฿
(15.62 EG£)
71.22 ฿
(37.74 EG£)
     +141.56 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 222.74 ฿
(118.04 EG£)
149.79 ฿
(79.38 EG£)
     -32.75 %
Apples (1 lb) 32.34 ฿
(17.14 EG£)
23.92 ฿
(12.68 EG£)
     -26.04 %
Banana (1 lb) 20.09 ฿
(10.65 EG£)
12.33 ฿
(6.54 EG£)
     -38.60 %
Oranges (1 lb) 23.74 ฿
(12.58 EG£)
8.66 ฿
(4.59 EG£)
     -63.52 %
Tomato (1 lb) 20.18 ฿
(10.70 EG£)
8.48 ฿
(4.49 EG£)
     -58.00 %
Potato (1 lb) 18.40 ฿
(9.75 EG£)
6.36 ฿
(3.37 EG£)
     -65.44 %
Onion (1 lb) 15.03 ฿
(7.96 EG£)
6.04 ฿
(3.20 EG£)
     -59.79 %
Lettuce (1 head) 26.88 ฿
(14.24 EG£)
10.51 ฿
(5.57 EG£)
     -60.88 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 15.78 ฿
(8.36 EG£)
9.51 ฿
(5.04 EG£)
     -39.72 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 500.00 ฿
(264.97 EG£)
301.92 ฿
(160.00 EG£)
     -39.62 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 58.74 ฿
(31.13 EG£)
56.40 ฿
(29.89 EG£)
     -3.99 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 108.57 ฿
(57.54 EG£)
59.91 ฿
(31.75 EG£)
     -44.82 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 142.50 ฿
(75.52 EG£)
84.91 ฿
(45.00 EG£)
     -40.41 %
Transportation
Chiang Mai Edit Alexandria Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 30.00 ฿
(15.90 EG£)
9.43 ฿
(5.00 EG£)
     -68.55 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,000.00 ฿
(529.95 EG£)
367.96 ฿
(195.00 EG£)
     -63.20 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 50.00 ฿
(26.50 EG£)
18.87 ฿
(10.00 EG£)
     -62.26 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 32.19 ฿
(17.06 EG£)
15.18 ฿
(8.05 EG£)
     -52.83 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 150.00 ฿
(79.49 EG£)
94.35 ฿
(50.00 EG£)
     -37.10 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 161.34 ฿
(85.50 EG£)
56.03 ฿
(29.69 EG£)
     -65.27 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 900,000.00 ฿
(476,953.31 EG£)
849,139.72 ฿
(450,000.00 EG£)
     -5.65 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 940,000.00 ฿
(498,151.24 EG£)
852,704.01 ฿
(451,888.89 EG£)
     -9.29 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Chiang Mai Edit Alexandria Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 2,349.76 ฿
(1,245.25 EG£)
825.71 ฿
(437.58 EG£)
     -64.86 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.41 ฿
(0.75 EG£)
0.39 ฿
(0.21 EG£)
     -72.28 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 675.00 ฿
(357.71 EG£)
522.75 ฿
(277.03 EG£)
     -22.56 %
Sports And Leisure
Chiang Mai Edit Alexandria Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 1,232.50 ฿
(653.16 EG£)
909.62 ฿
(482.05 EG£)
     -26.20 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 181.67 ฿
(96.27 EG£)
275.97 ฿
(146.25 EG£)
     +51.91 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 150.00 ฿
(79.49 EG£)
174.55 ฿
(92.50 EG£)
     +16.36 %
Childcare
Chiang Mai Edit Alexandria Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 13,125.00 ฿
(6,955.57 EG£)
3,211.01 ฿
(1,701.67 EG£)
     -75.54 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 296,000.00 ฿
(156,864.64 EG£)
117,936.07 ฿
(62,500.00 EG£)
     -60.16 %
Clothing And Shoes
Chiang Mai Edit Alexandria Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 2,012.50 ฿
(1,066.52 EG£)
1,247.50 ฿
(661.11 EG£)
     -38.01 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 805.00 ฿
(426.61 EG£)
1,313.63 ฿
(696.15 EG£)
     +63.18 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 2,337.50 ฿
(1,238.75 EG£)
3,257.39 ฿
(1,726.25 EG£)
     +39.35 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 2,325.00 ฿
(1,232.13 EG£)
1,737.59 ฿
(920.83 EG£)
     -25.26 %
Rent Per Month
Chiang Mai Edit Alexandria Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 11,076.92 ฿
(5,870.19 EG£)
7,154.79 ฿
(3,791.67 EG£)
     -35.41 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 7,375.00 ฿
(3,908.37 EG£)
3,553.81 ฿
(1,883.33 EG£)
     -51.81 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 27,000.00 ฿
(14,308.60 EG£)
14,805.51 ฿
(7,846.15 EG£)
     -45.16 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 16,307.69 ฿
(8,642.23 EG£)
7,019.56 ฿
(3,720.00 EG£)
     -56.96 %
Buy Apartment Price
Chiang Mai Edit Alexandria Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 5,757.85 ฿
(3,051.36 EG£)
2,670.02 ฿
(1,414.97 EG£)
     -53.63 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 3,838.10 ฿
(2,033.99 EG£)
1,085.54 ฿
(575.28 EG£)
     -71.72 %
Salaries And Financing
Chiang Mai Edit Alexandria Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 17,750.00 ฿
(9,406.58 EG£)
7,983.36 ฿
(4,230.77 EG£)
     -55.02 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.85 13.71      +182.77 %
Last update: June 2022June 2022
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