Cost of Living Comparison Between Bangkok and Bucharest 

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Consumer Prices in Bucharest are 22.41% lower than in Bangkok (without rent)
Rent Prices in Bucharest are 40.78% lower than in Bangkok
Restaurant Prices in Bucharest are 55.97% higher than in Bangkok
Groceries Prices in Bucharest are 35.86% lower than in Bangkok
Local Purchasing Power in Bucharest is 66.99% higher than in Bangkok
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Restaurants
Bangkok[ Edit ] Bucharest[ Edit ]Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 70.00 ฿
(9.49 lei)
258.22 ฿
(35.00 lei)
     +268.88 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 817.69 ฿
(110.83 lei)
1,106.65 ฿
(150.00 lei)
     +35.34 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 180.00 ฿
(24.40 lei)
147.55 ฿
(20.00 lei)
     -18.03 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 65.00 ฿
(8.81 lei)
59.02 ฿
(8.00 lei)
     -9.20 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 125.00 ฿
(16.94 lei)
73.78 ฿
(10.00 lei)
     -40.98 %
Cappuccino (regular) 67.57 ฿
(9.16 lei)
74.52 ฿
(10.10 lei)
     +10.29 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 17.04 ฿
(2.31 lei)
46.51 ฿
(6.30 lei)
     +172.88 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 8.63 ฿
(1.17 lei)
41.30 ฿
(5.60 lei)
     +378.45 %
Markets
Bangkok[ Edit ] Bucharest[ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 192.64 ฿
(26.11 lei)
138.44 ฿
(18.76 lei)
     -28.13 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 36.07 ฿
(4.89 lei)
21.53 ฿
(2.92 lei)
     -40.31 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 18.72 ฿
(2.54 lei)
18.75 ฿
(2.54 lei)
     +0.14 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 53.99 ฿
(7.32 lei)
78.81 ฿
(10.68 lei)
     +45.97 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 310.14 ฿
(42.04 lei)
82.80 ฿
(11.22 lei)
     -73.30 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 37.79 ฿
(5.12 lei)
74.19 ฿
(10.06 lei)
     +96.33 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 133.99 ฿
(18.16 lei)
114.95 ฿
(15.58 lei)
     -14.21 %
Apples (1 lb) 41.33 ฿
(5.60 lei)
15.84 ฿
(2.15 lei)
     -61.69 %
Banana (1 lb) 17.73 ฿
(2.40 lei)
19.40 ฿
(2.63 lei)
     +9.43 %
Oranges (1 lb) 30.84 ฿
(4.18 lei)
19.53 ฿
(2.65 lei)
     -36.70 %
Tomato (1 lb) 21.90 ฿
(2.97 lei)
19.29 ฿
(2.61 lei)
     -11.91 %
Potato (1 lb) 20.21 ฿
(2.74 lei)
9.90 ฿
(1.34 lei)
     -51.02 %
Onion (1 lb) 19.63 ฿
(2.66 lei)
9.65 ฿
(1.31 lei)
     -50.81 %
Lettuce (1 head) 35.00 ฿
(4.74 lei)
19.34 ฿
(2.62 lei)
     -44.73 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 15.97 ฿
(2.16 lei)
19.02 ฿
(2.58 lei)
     +19.12 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 700.00 ฿
(94.88 lei)
184.44 ฿
(25.00 lei)
     -73.65 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 57.73 ฿
(7.83 lei)
25.93 ฿
(3.51 lei)
     -55.09 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 129.70 ฿
(17.58 lei)
41.80 ฿
(5.67 lei)
     -67.78 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 150.00 ฿
(20.33 lei)
147.55 ฿
(20.00 lei)
     -1.63 %
Transportation
Bangkok[ Edit ] Bucharest[ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 33.00 ฿
(4.47 lei)
11.07 ฿
(1.50 lei)
     -66.47 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,300.00 ฿
(176.21 lei)
516.43 ฿
(70.00 lei)
     -60.27 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 35.00 ฿
(4.74 lei)
14.76 ฿
(2.00 lei)
     -57.84 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 56.33 ฿
(7.63 lei)
23.75 ฿
(3.22 lei)
     -57.84 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 120.00 ฿
(16.27 lei)
147.55 ฿
(20.00 lei)
     +22.96 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 105.68 ฿
(14.32 lei)
140.81 ฿
(19.09 lei)
     +33.25 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,500,000.00 ฿
(203,316.99 lei)
634,521.49 ฿
(86,006.00 lei)
     -57.70 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 860,090.91 ฿
(116,580.73 lei)
690,920.85 ฿
(93,650.63 lei)
     -19.67 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Bangkok[ Edit ] Bucharest[ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 2,914.69 ฿
(395.07 lei)
3,306.32 ฿
(448.15 lei)
     +13.44 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.84 ฿
(0.25 lei)
2.93 ฿
(0.40 lei)
     +59.46 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 666.29 ฿
(90.31 lei)
299.81 ฿
(40.64 lei)
     -55.00 %
Sports And Leisure
Bangkok[ Edit ] Bucharest[ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 1,970.42 ฿
(267.08 lei)
1,391.20 ฿
(188.57 lei)
     -29.40 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 291.20 ฿
(39.47 lei)
501.45 ฿
(67.97 lei)
     +72.20 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 240.00 ฿
(32.53 lei)
221.33 ฿
(30.00 lei)
     -7.78 %
Childcare
Bangkok[ Edit ] Bucharest[ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 9,000.00 ฿
(1,219.90 lei)
12,617.14 ฿
(1,710.19 lei)
     +40.19 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 497,826.80 ฿
(67,477.76 lei)
293,760.25 ฿
(39,817.63 lei)
     -40.99 %
Clothing And Shoes
Bangkok[ Edit ] Bucharest[ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 1,720.69 ฿
(233.23 lei)
2,238.75 ฿
(303.45 lei)
     +30.11 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 1,171.56 ฿
(158.80 lei)
1,166.39 ฿
(158.10 lei)
     -0.44 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 2,916.67 ฿
(395.34 lei)
2,402.64 ฿
(325.66 lei)
     -17.62 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 2,777.60 ฿
(376.49 lei)
2,828.70 ฿
(383.41 lei)
     +1.84 %
Rent Per Month
Bangkok[ Edit ] Bucharest[ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 21,089.29 ฿
(2,858.54 lei)
14,553.07 ฿
(1,972.59 lei)
     -30.99 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 10,130.00 ฿
(1,373.07 lei)
10,280.72 ฿
(1,393.50 lei)
     +1.49 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 57,730.90 ฿
(7,825.11 lei)
25,845.13 ฿
(3,503.17 lei)
     -55.23 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 26,161.29 ฿
(3,546.02 lei)
17,489.98 ฿
(2,370.67 lei)
     -33.15 %
Buy Apartment Price
Bangkok[ Edit ] Bucharest[ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 16,273.28 ฿
(2,205.76 lei)
6,071.39 ฿
(822.94 lei)
     -62.69 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 7,316.05 ฿
(991.65 lei)
3,930.40 ฿
(532.74 lei)
     -46.28 %
Salaries And Financing
Bangkok[ Edit ] Bucharest[ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 21,602.89 ฿
(2,928.16 lei)
26,058.58 ฿
(3,532.10 lei)
     +20.63 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.05 6.29      +24.55 %
Last update: November 2020November 2020
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