Cost of Living Comparison Between Bangkok and Bucharest 

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Bucharest are 20.51% lower than in Bangkok (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Bucharest are 27.00% lower than in Bangkok
Rent Prices in Bucharest are 41.96% lower than in Bangkok
Restaurant Prices in Bucharest are 56.50% higher than in Bangkok
Groceries Prices in Bucharest are 34.06% lower than in Bangkok
Local Purchasing Power in Bucharest is 58.53% higher than in Bangkok
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Restaurants
Bangkok Edit Bucharest Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 70.00 ฿
(9.27 lei)
249.07 ฿
(33.00 lei)
     +255.82 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 800.00 ฿
(105.99 lei)
1,132.14 ฿
(150.00 lei)
     +41.52 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 180.00 ฿
(23.85 lei)
150.95 ฿
(20.00 lei)
     -16.14 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 61.00 ฿
(8.08 lei)
60.38 ฿
(8.00 lei)
     -1.02 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 130.00 ฿
(17.22 lei)
75.48 ฿
(10.00 lei)
     -41.94 %
Cappuccino (regular) 70.54 ฿
(9.35 lei)
75.04 ฿
(9.94 lei)
     +6.37 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 17.63 ฿
(2.34 lei)
49.07 ฿
(6.50 lei)
     +178.39 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 8.74 ฿
(1.16 lei)
45.15 ฿
(5.98 lei)
     +416.36 %
Markets
Bangkok Edit Bucharest Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 198.57 ฿
(26.31 lei)
145.50 ฿
(19.28 lei)
     -26.72 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 39.35 ฿
(5.21 lei)
22.00 ฿
(2.91 lei)
     -44.10 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 18.01 ฿
(2.39 lei)
18.93 ฿
(2.51 lei)
     +5.10 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 56.07 ฿
(7.43 lei)
81.86 ฿
(10.85 lei)
     +45.98 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 294.32 ฿
(39.00 lei)
86.96 ฿
(11.52 lei)
     -70.45 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 37.96 ฿
(5.03 lei)
75.28 ฿
(9.97 lei)
     +98.33 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 134.74 ฿
(17.85 lei)
120.18 ฿
(15.92 lei)
     -10.80 %
Apples (1 lb) 43.87 ฿
(5.81 lei)
15.95 ฿
(2.11 lei)
     -63.65 %
Banana (1 lb) 18.35 ฿
(2.43 lei)
19.77 ฿
(2.62 lei)
     +7.73 %
Oranges (1 lb) 32.31 ฿
(4.28 lei)
19.64 ฿
(2.60 lei)
     -39.21 %
Tomato (1 lb) 23.44 ฿
(3.11 lei)
19.40 ฿
(2.57 lei)
     -17.27 %
Potato (1 lb) 21.75 ฿
(2.88 lei)
9.61 ฿
(1.27 lei)
     -55.84 %
Onion (1 lb) 21.05 ฿
(2.79 lei)
9.77 ฿
(1.29 lei)
     -53.59 %
Lettuce (1 head) 33.53 ฿
(4.44 lei)
19.84 ฿
(2.63 lei)
     -40.84 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 15.90 ฿
(2.11 lei)
19.49 ฿
(2.58 lei)
     +22.57 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 687.50 ฿
(91.09 lei)
188.69 ฿
(25.00 lei)
     -72.55 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 60.50 ฿
(8.02 lei)
27.88 ฿
(3.69 lei)
     -53.92 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 105.66 ฿
(14.00 lei)
44.53 ฿
(5.90 lei)
     -57.85 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 150.00 ฿
(19.87 lei)
154.73 ฿
(20.50 lei)
     +3.15 %
Transportation
Bangkok Edit Bucharest Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 33.00 ฿
(4.37 lei)
11.32 ฿
(1.50 lei)
     -65.69 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,300.00 ฿
(172.24 lei)
528.33 ฿
(70.00 lei)
     -59.36 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 35.00 ฿
(4.64 lei)
15.10 ฿
(2.00 lei)
     -56.87 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 56.33 ฿
(7.46 lei)
24.29 ฿
(3.22 lei)
     -56.87 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 120.00 ฿
(15.90 lei)
150.95 ฿
(20.00 lei)
     +25.79 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 98.37 ฿
(13.03 lei)
141.97 ฿
(18.81 lei)
     +44.33 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,500,000.00 ฿
(198,738.86 lei)
664,188.17 ฿
(88,000.00 lei)
     -55.72 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 862,206.90 ฿
(114,236.01 lei)
708,692.66 ฿
(93,896.51 lei)
     -17.80 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Bangkok Edit Bucharest Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 3,142.95 ฿
(416.42 lei)
3,511.40 ฿
(465.23 lei)
     +11.72 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.80 ฿
(0.24 lei)
3.18 ฿
(0.42 lei)
     +76.22 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 580.49 ฿
(76.91 lei)
299.95 ฿
(39.74 lei)
     -48.33 %
Sports And Leisure
Bangkok Edit Bucharest Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 2,029.05 ฿
(268.83 lei)
1,434.40 ฿
(190.05 lei)
     -29.31 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 288.46 ฿
(38.22 lei)
515.32 ฿
(68.28 lei)
     +78.64 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 220.00 ฿
(29.15 lei)
226.43 ฿
(30.00 lei)
     +2.92 %
Childcare
Bangkok Edit Bucharest Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 10,174.24 ฿
(1,348.01 lei)
12,859.50 ฿
(1,703.79 lei)
     +26.39 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 490,186.80 ฿
(64,946.11 lei)
300,761.52 ฿
(39,848.67 lei)
     -38.64 %
Clothing And Shoes
Bangkok Edit Bucharest Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 1,698.28 ฿
(225.01 lei)
2,237.12 ฿
(296.40 lei)
     +31.73 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 1,162.93 ฿
(154.08 lei)
1,241.22 ฿
(164.45 lei)
     +6.73 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 3,016.00 ฿
(399.60 lei)
2,401.89 ฿
(318.23 lei)
     -20.36 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 2,824.67 ฿
(374.25 lei)
2,883.59 ฿
(382.05 lei)
     +2.09 %
Rent Per Month
Bangkok Edit Bucharest Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 20,800.00 ฿
(2,755.85 lei)
14,657.48 ฿
(1,942.01 lei)
     -29.53 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 10,800.00 ฿
(1,430.92 lei)
10,263.62 ฿
(1,359.85 lei)
     -4.97 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 61,880.00 ฿
(8,198.64 lei)
27,505.82 ฿
(3,644.32 lei)
     -55.55 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 28,137.93 ฿
(3,728.07 lei)
18,158.03 ฿
(2,405.80 lei)
     -35.47 %
Buy Apartment Price
Bangkok Edit Bucharest Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 16,040.92 ฿
(2,125.30 lei)
6,262.28 ฿
(829.71 lei)
     -60.96 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 7,540.57 ฿
(999.07 lei)
4,020.98 ฿
(532.75 lei)
     -46.68 %
Salaries And Financing
Bangkok Edit Bucharest Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 22,905.00 ฿
(3,034.74 lei)
26,506.64 ฿
(3,511.93 lei)
     +15.72 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.97 6.18      +24.52 %
Last update: February 2021February 2021
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