Cost of Living Comparison Between Bangkok and Paris 

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Consumer Prices in Paris are 53.1% higher than in Bangkok (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Paris are 64.8% higher than in Bangkok
Rent Prices in Paris are 92.7% higher than in Bangkok
Restaurant Prices in Paris are 172.1% higher than in Bangkok
Groceries Prices in Paris are 52.5% higher than in Bangkok
Local Purchasing Power in Paris is 164.3% higher than in Bangkok
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Restaurants
Bangkok Edit Paris Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 100.00 ฿
(2.79 €)
538.53 ฿
(15.00 €)
     +438.5 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 1,000.00 ฿
(27.85 €)
2,154.11 ฿
(60.00 €)
     +115.4 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 200.00 ฿
(5.57 €)
359.02 ฿
(10.00 €)
     +79.5 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 80.00 ฿
(2.23 €)
233.36 ฿
(6.50 €)
     +191.7 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 150.00 ฿
(4.18 €)
215.41 ฿
(6.00 €)
     +43.6 %
Cappuccino (regular) 74.46 ฿
(2.07 €)
131.17 ฿
(3.65 €)
     +76.1 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 17.98 ฿
(0.50 €)
104.26 ฿
(2.90 €)
     +480.0 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 9.73 ฿
(0.27 €)
87.25 ฿
(2.43 €)
     +797.1 %
Markets
Bangkok Edit Paris Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 227.14 ฿
(6.33 €)
156.71 ฿
(4.36 €)
     -31.0 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 55.88 ฿
(1.56 €)
64.68 ฿
(1.80 €)
     +15.8 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 23.43 ฿
(0.65 €)
35.49 ฿
(0.99 €)
     +51.5 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 67.73 ฿
(1.89 €)
126.87 ฿
(3.53 €)
     +87.3 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 261.62 ฿
(7.29 €)
266.95 ฿
(7.44 €)
     +2.0 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 49.06 ฿
(1.37 €)
207.37 ฿
(5.78 €)
     +322.7 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 209.96 ฿
(5.85 €)
360.77 ฿
(10.05 €)
     +71.8 %
Apples (1 lb) 45.18 ฿
(1.26 €)
49.53 ฿
(1.38 €)
     +9.6 %
Banana (1 lb) 20.46 ฿
(0.57 €)
33.23 ฿
(0.93 €)
     +62.4 %
Oranges (1 lb) 28.42 ฿
(0.79 €)
46.07 ฿
(1.28 €)
     +62.1 %
Tomato (1 lb) 23.62 ฿
(0.66 €)
60.00 ฿
(1.67 €)
     +154.0 %
Potato (1 lb) 24.45 ฿
(0.68 €)
35.19 ฿
(0.98 €)
     +43.9 %
Onion (1 lb) 20.40 ฿
(0.57 €)
35.05 ฿
(0.98 €)
     +71.8 %
Lettuce (1 head) 38.31 ฿
(1.07 €)
53.42 ฿
(1.49 €)
     +39.5 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 16.37 ฿
(0.46 €)
29.10 ฿
(0.81 €)
     +77.8 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 700.00 ฿
(19.50 €)
323.12 ฿
(9.00 €)
     -53.8 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 56.24 ฿
(1.57 €)
71.46 ฿
(1.99 €)
     +27.1 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 97.96 ฿
(2.73 €)
106.87 ฿
(2.98 €)
     +9.1 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 150.00 ฿
(4.18 €)
376.97 ฿
(10.50 €)
     +151.3 %
Transportation
Bangkok Edit Paris Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 44.00 ฿
(1.23 €)
71.80 ฿
(2.00 €)
     +63.2 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,300.00 ฿
(36.21 €)
3,015.75 ฿
(84.00 €)
     +132.0 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 35.00 ฿
(0.97 €)
179.51 ฿
(5.00 €)
     +412.9 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 65.98 ฿
(1.84 €)
95.33 ฿
(2.66 €)
     +44.5 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 180.00 ฿
(5.01 €)
1,615.58 ฿
(45.00 €)
     +797.5 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 156.43 ฿
(4.36 €)
270.76 ฿
(7.54 €)
     +73.1 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,000,000.00 ฿
(55,707.49 €)
789,839.88 ฿
(22,000.00 €)
     -60.5 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 905,349.95 ฿
(25,217.39 €)
946,461.54 ฿
(26,362.50 €)
     +4.5 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Bangkok Edit Paris Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 2,663.55 ฿
(74.19 €)
7,293.15 ฿
(203.14 €)
     +173.8 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.58 ฿
(0.04 €)
6.86 ฿
(0.19 €)
     +334.9 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 533.00 ฿
(14.85 €)
1,082.04 ฿
(30.14 €)
     +103.0 %
Sports And Leisure
Bangkok Edit Paris Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 1,919.97 ฿
(53.48 €)
1,310.72 ฿
(36.51 €)
     -31.7 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 341.67 ฿
(9.52 €)
578.92 ฿
(16.12 €)
     +69.4 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 280.00 ฿
(7.80 €)
457.75 ฿
(12.75 €)
     +63.5 %
Childcare
Bangkok Edit Paris Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 18,155.56 ฿
(505.70 €)
26,257.28 ฿
(731.36 €)
     +44.6 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 477,507.14 ฿
(13,300.36 €)
589,815.50 ฿
(16,428.57 €)
     +23.5 %
Clothing And Shoes
Bangkok Edit Paris Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 2,009.05 ฿
(55.96 €)
3,561.00 ฿
(99.19 €)
     +77.2 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 1,292.19 ฿
(35.99 €)
1,412.60 ฿
(39.35 €)
     +9.3 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 3,025.00 ฿
(84.26 €)
3,334.51 ฿
(92.88 €)
     +10.2 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 3,423.76 ฿
(95.36 €)
4,705.78 ฿
(131.07 €)
     +37.4 %
Rent Per Month
Bangkok Edit Paris Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 21,250.00 ฿
(591.89 €)
46,405.00 ฿
(1,292.55 €)
     +118.4 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 10,410.26 ฿
(289.96 €)
34,421.96 ฿
(958.78 €)
     +230.7 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 68,248.94 ฿
(1,900.99 €)
104,049.73 ฿
(2,898.17 €)
     +52.5 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 32,638.33 ฿
(909.10 €)
69,565.04 ฿
(1,937.65 €)
     +113.1 %
Buy Apartment Price
Bangkok Edit Paris Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 17,761.22 ฿
(494.72 €)
42,057.07 ฿
(1,171.45 €)
     +136.8 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 8,297.86 ฿
(231.13 €)
29,381.28 ฿
(818.38 €)
     +254.1 %
Salaries And Financing
Bangkok Edit Paris Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 21,959.13 ฿
(611.64 €)
95,649.94 ฿
(2,664.21 €)
     +335.6 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.73 1.83      -68.1 %
Last update: January 2023February 2023
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