Cost of Living Comparison Between London and Bangkok 

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Cost of Living in Bangkok is 50.0% lower than in London (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in Bangkok is 61.9% lower than in London
Rent Prices in Bangkok are 76.8% lower than in London
Restaurant Prices in Bangkok are 76.0% lower than in London
Groceries Prices in Bangkok are 32.3% lower than in London
Local Purchasing Power in Bangkok is 65.9% lower than in London
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Restaurants
London Edit Bangkok Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 £
(927.92 ฿)
2.16 £
(100.00 ฿)
     -89.2 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 £
(3,711.68 ฿)
20.66 £
(958.33 ฿)
     -74.2 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 £
(371.17 ฿)
4.31 £
(200.00 ฿)
     -46.1 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.50 £
(301.57 ฿)
1.72 £
(80.00 ฿)
     -73.5 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.00 £
(231.98 ฿)
3.00 £
(139.19 ฿)
     -40.0 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.65 £
(169.48 ฿)
1.81 £
(83.77 ฿)
     -50.6 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.00 £
(92.88 ฿)
0.45 £
(20.65 ฿)
     -77.8 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.52 £
(70.65 ฿)
0.24 £
(11.13 ฿)
     -84.2 %
Markets
London Edit Bangkok Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.02 £
(233.11 ฿)
5.38 £
(249.42 ฿)
     +7.0 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.41 £
(65.58 ฿)
1.08 £
(49.95 ฿)
     -23.8 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.96 £
(44.77 ฿)
0.50 £
(23.26 ฿)
     -48.0 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.18 £
(147.33 ฿)
1.67 £
(77.51 ฿)
     -47.4 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.49 £
(161.94 ฿)
6.93 £
(321.45 ฿)
     +98.5 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.47 £
(160.91 ฿)
0.96 £
(44.67 ฿)
     -72.2 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.67 £
(263.21 ฿)
3.69 £
(171.16 ฿)
     -35.0 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.19 £
(55.41 ฿)
1.07 £
(49.77 ฿)
     -10.2 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.63 £
(29.25 ฿)
0.54 £
(25.20 ฿)
     -13.9 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.20 £
(55.70 ฿)
0.78 £
(36.07 ฿)
     -35.2 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.54 £
(71.35 ฿)
0.60 £
(28.02 ฿)
     -60.7 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.58 £
(27.07 ฿)
0.53 £
(24.78 ฿)
     -8.4 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.54 £
(25.23 ฿)
0.47 £
(21.76 ฿)
     -13.8 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.01 £
(46.89 ฿)
0.93 £
(43.30 ฿)
     -7.7 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.31 £
(60.86 ฿)
0.35 £
(16.19 ฿)
     -73.4 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 9.50 £
(440.76 ฿)
12.93 £
(600.00 ฿)
     +36.1 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.99 £
(92.20 ฿)
1.35 £
(62.41 ฿)
     -32.3 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.46 £
(113.99 ฿)
2.62 £
(121.44 ฿)
     +6.5 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 15.00 £
(695.94 ฿)
3.23 £
(150.00 ฿)
     -78.4 %
Transportation
London Edit Bangkok Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.80 £
(129.91 ฿)
0.95 £
(43.88 ฿)
     -66.2 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 200.00 £
(9,279.20 ฿)
28.02 £
(1,300.00 ฿)
     -86.0 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.50 £
(208.78 ฿)
0.75 £
(35.00 ฿)
     -83.2 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.13 £
(145.42 ฿)
1.47 £
(68.40 ฿)
     -53.0 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 £
(1,391.88 ฿)
4.31 £
(200.00 ฿)
     -85.6 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.75 £
(266.70 ฿)
3.32 £
(154.07 ฿)
     -42.2 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,035.00 £
(1,300,711.30 ฿)
43,107.18 £
(2,000,000.00 ฿)
     +53.8 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,862.14 £
(1,246,295.44 ฿)
19,766.55 £
(917,088.24 ฿)
     -26.4 %
Utilities (Monthly)
London Edit Bangkok Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 293.89 £
(13,635.44 ฿)
71.58 £
(3,320.82 ฿)
     -75.6 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 15.56 £
(722.05 ฿)
10.04 £
(465.74 ฿)
     -35.5 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 30.63 £
(1,421.31 ฿)
11.39 £
(528.67 ฿)
     -62.8 %
Sports And Leisure
London Edit Bangkok Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 45.52 £
(2,111.98 ฿)
42.97 £
(1,993.63 ฿)
     -5.6 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 14.51 £
(673.25 ฿)
8.62 £
(400.06 ฿)
     -40.6 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 £
(695.94 ฿)
5.39 £
(250.00 ฿)
     -64.1 %
Childcare
London Edit Bangkok Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,853.11 £
(85,977.01 ฿)
518.40 £
(24,051.64 ฿)
     -72.0 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 20,143.18 £
(934,562.66 ฿)
10,007.09 £
(464,288.64 ฿)
     -50.3 %
Clothing And Shoes
London Edit Bangkok Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 82.77 £
(3,840.26 ฿)
44.16 £
(2,049.00 ฿)
     -46.6 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 40.31 £
(1,870.11 ฿)
29.80 £
(1,382.61 ฿)
     -26.1 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 89.95 £
(4,173.20 ฿)
76.78 £
(3,562.33 ฿)
     -14.6 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 103.40 £
(4,797.34 ฿)
70.19 £
(3,256.48 ฿)
     -32.1 %
Rent Per Month
London Edit Bangkok Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,147.22 £
(99,622.48 ฿)
453.26 £
(21,029.41 ฿)
     -78.9 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,600.08 £
(74,237.37 ฿)
221.95 £
(10,297.37 ฿)
     -86.1 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,440.24 £
(206,009.47 ฿)
1,267.57 £
(58,810.34 ฿)
     -71.5 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,879.76 £
(133,609.38 ฿)
627.86 £
(29,130.36 ฿)
     -78.2 %
Buy Apartment Price
London Edit Bangkok Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,257.91 £
(58,361.88 ฿)
384.80 £
(17,853.39 ฿)
     -69.4 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 754.71 £
(35,015.33 ฿)
173.55 £
(8,052.14 ฿)
     -77.0 %
Salaries And Financing
London Edit Bangkok Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,835.63 £
(177,957.64 ฿)
498.28 £
(23,118.40 ฿)
     -87.0 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.48 6.08      +11.0 %
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