Cost of Living Comparison Between London and Chiang Mai 

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Consumer Prices in Chiang Mai are 50.34% lower than in London (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Chiang Mai are 64.25% lower than in London
Rent Prices in Chiang Mai are 82.23% lower than in London
Restaurant Prices in Chiang Mai are 75.94% lower than in London
Groceries Prices in Chiang Mai are 25.88% lower than in London
Local Purchasing Power in Chiang Mai is 61.98% lower than in London
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Restaurants
London Edit Chiang Mai Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 £
(663.09 ฿)
1.36 £
(60.00 ฿)
     -90.95 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 £
(2,652.38 ฿)
13.57 £
(600.00 ฿)
     -77.38 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.00 £
(265.24 ฿)
4.05 £
(179.00 ฿)
     -32.51 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 £
(221.03 ฿)
1.81 £
(80.00 ฿)
     -63.81 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.84 £
(214.08 ฿)
2.71 £
(120.00 ฿)
     -43.95 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.89 £
(127.82 ฿)
1.38 £
(60.84 ฿)
     -52.40 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.49 £
(65.72 ฿)
0.54 £
(23.69 ฿)
     -63.96 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.11 £
(49.13 ฿)
0.26 £
(11.43 ฿)
     -76.74 %
Markets
London Edit Chiang Mai Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.57 £
(157.91 ฿)
5.11 £
(225.69 ฿)
     +42.92 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.90 £
(39.91 ฿)
0.96 £
(42.29 ฿)
     +5.97 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.69 £
(30.54 ฿)
0.39 £
(17.23 ฿)
     -43.59 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.20 £
(97.46 ฿)
1.15 £
(50.88 ฿)
     -47.80 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.90 £
(128.08 ฿)
6.03 £
(266.49 ฿)
     +108.06 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.85 £
(125.85 ฿)
0.92 £
(40.50 ฿)
     -67.82 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.52 £
(200.02 ฿)
4.13 £
(182.57 ฿)
     -8.72 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.00 £
(44.31 ฿)
0.69 £
(30.61 ฿)
     -30.91 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.52 £
(23.00 ฿)
0.36 £
(15.88 ฿)
     -30.97 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.92 £
(40.50 ฿)
0.50 £
(22.06 ฿)
     -45.54 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.17 £
(51.62 ฿)
0.42 £
(18.60 ฿)
     -63.97 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.56 £
(24.89 ฿)
0.41 £
(18.14 ฿)
     -27.10 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.51 £
(22.72 ฿)
0.39 £
(17.30 ฿)
     -23.84 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.78 £
(34.56 ฿)
0.61 £
(26.88 ฿)
     -22.24 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.85 £
(37.37 ฿)
0.40 £
(17.50 ฿)
     -53.18 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.00 £
(353.65 ฿)
11.31 £
(500.00 ฿)
     +41.38 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.81 £
(80.12 ฿)
1.12 £
(49.68 ฿)
     -37.99 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.00 £
(88.60 ฿)
2.28 £
(101.00 ฿)
     +14.00 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 12.40 £
(548.16 ฿)
3.28 £
(145.00 ฿)
     -73.55 %
Transportation
London Edit Chiang Mai Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.80 £
(123.78 ฿)
0.68 £
(30.00 ฿)
     -75.76 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 156.83 £
(6,932.69 ฿)
22.62 £
(1,000.00 ฿)
     -85.58 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 £
(132.62 ฿)
1.13 £
(50.00 ฿)
     -62.30 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.74 £
(120.94 ฿)
0.55 £
(24.14 ฿)
     -80.04 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 28.80 £
(1,273.14 ฿)
4.07 £
(180.00 ฿)
     -85.86 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.53 £
(200.13 ฿)
2.50 £
(110.34 ฿)
     -44.87 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,017.50 £
(1,017,517.51 ฿)
20,359.11 £
(900,000.00 ฿)
     -11.55 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,836.61 £
(1,009,520.99 ฿)
20,158.35 £
(891,125.00 ฿)
     -11.73 %
Utilities (Monthly)
London Edit Chiang Mai Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 179.40 £
(7,930.67 ฿)
47.88 £
(2,116.45 ฿)
     -73.31 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.13 £
(5.71 ฿)
0.03 £
(1.33 ฿)
     -76.78 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 31.77 £
(1,404.28 ฿)
14.94 £
(660.61 ฿)
     -52.96 %
Sports And Leisure
London Edit Chiang Mai Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 45.56 £
(2,013.83 ฿)
28.96 £
(1,280.00 ฿)
     -36.44 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10.78 £
(476.45 ฿)
3.34 £
(147.50 ฿)
     -69.04 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 13.50 £
(596.78 ฿)
4.07 £
(180.00 ฿)
     -69.84 %
Childcare
London Edit Chiang Mai Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,439.72 £
(63,644.58 ฿)
211.89 £
(9,366.67 ฿)
     -85.28 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 17,856.00 £
(789,346.92 ฿)
7,426.23 £
(328,285.71 ฿)
     -58.41 %
Clothing And Shoes
London Edit Chiang Mai Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 59.54 £
(2,632.17 ฿)
50.41 £
(2,228.57 ฿)
     -15.33 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 29.53 £
(1,305.53 ฿)
19.48 £
(861.25 ฿)
     -34.03 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 69.81 £
(3,086.07 ฿)
57.75 £
(2,552.94 ฿)
     -17.28 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 81.03 £
(3,582.23 ฿)
57.52 £
(2,542.86 ฿)
     -29.01 %
Rent Per Month
London Edit Chiang Mai Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,713.85 £
(75,762.68 ฿)
307.54 £
(13,595.24 ฿)
     -82.06 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,262.84 £
(55,825.24 ฿)
213.82 £
(9,452.38 ฿)
     -83.07 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,308.57 £
(146,259.56 ฿)
601.35 £
(26,583.33 ฿)
     -81.82 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,085.51 £
(92,192.64 ฿)
349.76 £
(15,461.54 ฿)
     -83.23 %
Buy Apartment Price
London Edit Chiang Mai Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,024.31 £
(45,280.85 ฿)
143.38 £
(6,338.48 ฿)
     -86.00 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 518.08 £
(22,902.30 ฿)
88.48 £
(3,911.41 ฿)
     -82.92 %
Salaries And Financing
London Edit Chiang Mai Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,045.24 £
(134,618.47 ฿)
413.97 £
(18,300.00 ฿)
     -86.41 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.57 4.34      +68.85 %
Last update: May 2021May 2021
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