Cost of Living Comparison Between London and Chiang Mai 

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Cost of Living in Chiang Mai is 60.4% lower than in London (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in Chiang Mai is 72.5% lower than in London
Rent Prices in Chiang Mai are 87.7% lower than in London
Restaurant Prices in Chiang Mai are 81.9% lower than in London
Groceries Prices in Chiang Mai are 39.8% lower than in London
Local Purchasing Power in Chiang Mai is 57.4% lower than in London
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Restaurants
London Edit Chiang Mai Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 £
(926.83 ฿)
1.29 £
(60.00 ฿)
     -93.5 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 £
(3,707.32 ฿)
14.03 £
(650.00 ฿)
     -82.5 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 £
(370.73 ฿)
4.53 £
(210.00 ฿)
     -43.4 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.50 £
(301.22 ฿)
1.73 £
(80.00 ฿)
     -73.4 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.50 £
(254.88 ฿)
2.81 £
(130.00 ฿)
     -49.0 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.61 £
(167.23 ฿)
1.28 £
(59.52 ฿)
     -64.4 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.03 £
(93.96 ฿)
0.44 £
(20.38 ฿)
     -78.3 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.62 £
(75.24 ฿)
0.25 £
(11.78 ฿)
     -84.3 %
Markets
London Edit Chiang Mai Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.93 £
(228.51 ฿)
4.62 £
(214.09 ฿)
     -6.3 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.41 £
(65.29 ฿)
0.94 £
(43.48 ฿)
     -33.4 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.94 £
(43.48 ฿)
0.40 £
(18.35 ฿)
     -57.8 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.20 £
(148.06 ฿)
1.53 £
(70.89 ฿)
     -52.1 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.46 £
(160.56 ฿)
5.87 £
(272.16 ฿)
     +69.5 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.42 £
(158.47 ฿)
0.86 £
(39.85 ฿)
     -74.9 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.52 £
(255.60 ฿)
4.14 £
(191.82 ฿)
     -25.0 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.20 £
(55.48 ฿)
0.88 £
(40.71 ฿)
     -26.6 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.60 £
(27.69 ฿)
0.40 £
(18.52 ฿)
     -33.1 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.20 £
(55.81 ฿)
0.52 £
(24.30 ฿)
     -56.5 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.50 £
(69.59 ฿)
0.50 £
(23.25 ฿)
     -66.6 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.57 £
(26.38 ฿)
0.48 £
(22.11 ฿)
     -16.2 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.53 £
(24.49 ฿)
0.40 £
(18.47 ฿)
     -24.6 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.97 £
(44.97 ฿)
0.62 £
(28.57 ฿)
     -36.5 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.30 £
(60.09 ฿)
0.39 £
(18.25 ฿)
     -69.6 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 9.50 £
(440.24 ฿)
11.33 £
(525.00 ฿)
     +19.3 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.13 £
(98.51 ฿)
1.35 £
(62.77 ฿)
     -36.3 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.44 £
(112.85 ฿)
2.51 £
(116.11 ฿)
     +2.9 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 15.00 £
(695.12 ฿)
3.02 £
(140.00 ฿)
     -79.9 %
Transportation
London Edit Chiang Mai Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.80 £
(129.76 ฿)
0.65 £
(30.00 ฿)
     -76.9 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 200.00 £
(9,268.31 ฿)
17.26 £
(800.00 ฿)
     -91.4 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.50 £
(208.54 ฿)
0.86 £
(40.00 ฿)
     -80.8 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.13 £
(145.25 ฿)
1.56 £
(72.42 ฿)
     -50.1 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 £
(1,390.25 ฿)
2.16 £
(100.00 ฿)
     -92.8 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.72 £
(265.19 ฿)
3.36 £
(155.56 ฿)
     -41.3 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 27,280.00 £
(1,264,197.21 ฿)
15,644.71 £
(725,000.00 ฿)
     -42.7 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,860.62 £
(1,198,421.19 ฿)
17,317.08 £
(802,500.00 ฿)
     -33.0 %
Utilities (Monthly)
London Edit Chiang Mai Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 291.61 £
(13,513.86 ฿)
41.70 £
(1,932.38 ฿)
     -85.7 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 15.49 £
(718.00 ฿)
9.88 £
(457.92 ฿)
     -36.2 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 31.23 £
(1,447.07 ฿)
14.53 £
(673.29 ฿)
     -53.5 %
Sports And Leisure
London Edit Chiang Mai Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 45.94 £
(2,128.81 ฿)
27.82 £
(1,289.11 ฿)
     -39.4 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 14.35 £
(665.11 ฿)
5.04 £
(233.33 ฿)
     -64.9 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 £
(695.12 ฿)
4.32 £
(200.00 ฿)
     -71.2 %
Childcare
London Edit Chiang Mai Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,840.34 £
(85,284.22 ฿)
341.67 £
(15,833.33 ฿)
     -81.4 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 20,054.76 £
(929,368.55 ฿)
8,426.57 £
(390,500.00 ฿)
     -58.0 %
Clothing And Shoes
London Edit Chiang Mai Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 82.16 £
(3,807.32 ฿)
38.84 £
(1,800.00 ฿)
     -52.7 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 39.57 £
(1,833.78 ฿)
22.84 £
(1,058.33 ฿)
     -42.3 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 89.16 £
(4,131.70 ฿)
64.74 £
(3,000.00 ฿)
     -27.4 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 99.29 £
(4,601.05 ฿)
47.47 £
(2,200.00 ฿)
     -52.2 %
Rent Per Month
London Edit Chiang Mai Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,131.63 £
(98,783.14 ฿)
304.26 £
(14,100.00 ฿)
     -85.7 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,611.23 £
(74,666.92 ฿)
179.61 £
(8,323.53 ฿)
     -88.9 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,422.97 £
(204,967.38 ฿)
555.66 £
(25,750.00 ฿)
     -87.4 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,858.97 £
(132,489.27 ฿)
323.68 £
(15,000.00 ฿)
     -88.7 %
Buy Apartment Price
London Edit Chiang Mai Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,292.57 £
(59,899.48 ฿)
147.85 £
(6,851.54 ฿)
     -88.6 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 739.22 £
(34,256.70 ฿)
101.74 £
(4,714.79 ฿)
     -86.2 %
Salaries And Financing
London Edit Chiang Mai Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,484.79 £
(161,490.70 ฿)
407.84 £
(18,900.00 ฿)
     -88.3 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.53 5.12      -7.4 %
Last update: May 2024May 2024
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