Cost of Living Comparison Between Bangkok and London 

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Consumer Prices in London are 95.7% higher than in Bangkok (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in London are 157.3% higher than in Bangkok
Rent Prices in London are 321.4% higher than in Bangkok
Restaurant Prices in London are 314.9% higher than in Bangkok
Groceries Prices in London are 42.7% higher than in Bangkok
Local Purchasing Power in London is 144.1% higher than in Bangkok
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Restaurants
Bangkok Edit London Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 100.00 ฿
(2.20 £)
910.12 ฿
(20.00 £)
     +810.1 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 919.76 ฿
(20.21 £)
3,640.46 ฿
(80.00 £)
     +295.8 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 200.00 ฿
(4.40 £)
364.05 ฿
(8.00 £)
     +82.0 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 70.00 ฿
(1.54 £)
295.79 ฿
(6.50 £)
     +322.6 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 145.00 ฿
(3.19 £)
250.28 ฿
(5.50 £)
     +72.6 %
Cappuccino (regular) 86.51 ฿
(1.90 £)
164.00 ฿
(3.60 £)
     +89.6 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 20.99 ฿
(0.46 £)
87.96 ฿
(1.93 £)
     +319.0 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 12.40 ฿
(0.27 £)
73.72 ฿
(1.62 £)
     +494.3 %
Markets
Bangkok Edit London Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 227.67 ฿
(5.00 £)
224.38 ฿
(4.93 £)
     -1.4 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 52.87 ฿
(1.16 £)
65.05 ฿
(1.43 £)
     +23.0 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 24.73 ฿
(0.54 £)
40.96 ฿
(0.90 £)
     +65.7 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 79.55 ฿
(1.75 £)
149.98 ฿
(3.30 £)
     +88.5 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 311.07 ฿
(6.84 £)
158.30 ฿
(3.48 £)
     -49.1 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 50.19 ฿
(1.10 £)
158.22 ฿
(3.48 £)
     +215.2 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 177.34 ฿
(3.90 £)
264.96 ฿
(5.82 £)
     +49.4 %
Apples (1 lb) 49.84 ฿
(1.10 £)
50.38 ฿
(1.11 £)
     +1.1 %
Banana (1 lb) 24.54 ฿
(0.54 £)
25.87 ฿
(0.57 £)
     +5.4 %
Oranges (1 lb) 37.39 ฿
(0.82 £)
54.22 ฿
(1.19 £)
     +45.0 %
Tomato (1 lb) 25.30 ฿
(0.56 £)
62.78 ฿
(1.38 £)
     +148.1 %
Potato (1 lb) 24.15 ฿
(0.53 £)
25.93 ฿
(0.57 £)
     +7.3 %
Onion (1 lb) 21.39 ฿
(0.47 £)
24.19 ฿
(0.53 £)
     +13.1 %
Lettuce (1 head) 45.33 ฿
(1.00 £)
42.24 ฿
(0.93 £)
     -6.8 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 15.90 ฿
(0.35 £)
57.75 ฿
(1.27 £)
     +263.2 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 600.00 ฿
(13.19 £)
409.55 ฿
(9.00 £)
     -31.7 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 62.21 ฿
(1.37 £)
94.52 ฿
(2.08 £)
     +51.9 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 120.24 ฿
(2.64 £)
110.82 ฿
(2.44 £)
     -7.8 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 150.00 ฿
(3.30 £)
682.59 ฿
(15.00 £)
     +355.1 %
Transportation
Bangkok Edit London Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 44.00 ฿
(0.97 £)
129.69 ฿
(2.85 £)
     +194.8 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,300.00 ฿
(28.57 £)
9,101.16 ฿
(200.00 £)
     +600.1 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 35.00 ฿
(0.77 £)
182.02 ฿
(4.00 £)
     +420.1 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 66.34 ฿
(1.46 £)
142.63 ฿
(3.13 £)
     +115.0 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 180.00 ฿
(3.96 £)
1,365.17 ฿
(30.00 £)
     +658.4 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 152.73 ฿
(3.36 £)
260.97 ฿
(5.73 £)
     +70.9 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,850,000.00 ฿
(40,654.15 £)
1,208,634.22 ฿
(26,560.00 £)
     -34.7 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 911,868.42 ฿
(20,038.51 £)
1,194,588.10 ฿
(26,251.33 £)
     +31.0 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Bangkok Edit London Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 3,351.70 ฿
(73.65 £)
13,061.79 ฿
(287.04 £)
     +289.7 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 472.35 ฿
(10.38 £)
692.68 ฿
(15.22 £)
     +46.6 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 547.60 ฿
(12.03 £)
1,416.36 ฿
(31.12 £)
     +158.6 %
Sports And Leisure
Bangkok Edit London Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 1,926.39 ฿
(42.33 £)
2,150.60 ฿
(47.26 £)
     +11.6 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 373.38 ฿
(8.21 £)
621.44 ฿
(13.66 £)
     +66.4 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 250.00 ฿
(5.49 £)
682.59 ฿
(15.00 £)
     +173.0 %
Childcare
Bangkok Edit London Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 22,256.77 ฿
(489.10 £)
83,746.18 ฿
(1,840.34 £)
     +276.3 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 439,288.64 ฿
(9,653.46 £)
912,608.12 ฿
(20,054.76 £)
     +107.7 %
Clothing And Shoes
Bangkok Edit London Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 1,962.93 ฿
(43.14 £)
3,779.26 ฿
(83.05 £)
     +92.5 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 1,460.78 ฿
(32.10 £)
1,818.65 ฿
(39.97 £)
     +24.5 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 3,695.36 ฿
(81.21 £)
4,055.06 ฿
(89.11 £)
     +9.7 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 3,488.42 ฿
(76.66 £)
4,383.73 ฿
(96.33 £)
     +25.7 %
Rent Per Month
Bangkok Edit London Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 22,515.15 ฿
(494.78 £)
102,198.46 ฿
(2,245.83 £)
     +353.9 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 10,465.71 ฿
(229.99 £)
74,083.45 ฿
(1,628.00 £)
     +607.9 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 56,620.00 ฿
(1,244.24 £)
197,089.34 ฿
(4,331.08 £)
     +248.1 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 30,226.00 ฿
(664.22 £)
131,616.79 ฿
(2,892.31 £)
     +335.4 %
Buy Apartment Price
Bangkok Edit London Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 17,355.83 ฿
(381.40 £)
59,667.29 ฿
(1,311.20 £)
     +243.8 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 8,258.53 ฿
(181.48 £)
32,603.95 ฿
(716.48 £)
     +294.8 %
Salaries And Financing
Bangkok Edit London Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 23,030.45 ฿
(506.10 £)
144,685.03 ฿
(3,179.48 £)
     +528.2 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.92 5.60      -5.5 %
Last update: April 2024April 2024
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