Cost of Living Comparison Between London and Chiang Mai 

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Consumer Prices in Chiang Mai are 59.1% lower than in London (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Chiang Mai are 71.5% lower than in London
Rent Prices in Chiang Mai are 87.1% lower than in London
Restaurant Prices in Chiang Mai are 81.4% lower than in London
Groceries Prices in Chiang Mai are 38.8% lower than in London
Local Purchasing Power in Chiang Mai is 54.6% lower than in London
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Restaurants
London Edit Chiang Mai Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 18.00 £
(814.93 ฿)
1.38 £
(62.50 ฿)
     -92.3 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 £
(3,621.91 ฿)
13.25 £
(600.00 ฿)
     -83.4 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 £
(362.19 ฿)
4.42 £
(200.00 ฿)
     -44.8 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.45 £
(292.02 ฿)
1.77 £
(80.00 ฿)
     -72.6 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.00 £
(226.37 ฿)
2.65 £
(120.00 ฿)
     -47.0 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.59 £
(162.36 ฿)
1.23 £
(55.50 ฿)
     -65.8 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.97 £
(89.00 ฿)
0.42 £
(19.12 ฿)
     -78.5 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.56 £
(70.42 ฿)
0.24 £
(10.83 ฿)
     -84.6 %
Markets
London Edit Chiang Mai Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.95 £
(224.00 ฿)
4.76 £
(215.55 ฿)
     -3.8 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.36 £
(61.58 ฿)
0.95 £
(42.94 ฿)
     -30.3 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.90 £
(40.93 ฿)
0.40 £
(18.09 ฿)
     -55.8 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.31 £
(149.75 ฿)
1.49 £
(67.64 ฿)
     -54.8 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.42 £
(155.05 ฿)
6.01 £
(272.16 ฿)
     +75.5 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.48 £
(157.71 ฿)
0.86 £
(38.84 ฿)
     -75.4 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.56 £
(251.62 ฿)
3.76 £
(170.44 ฿)
     -32.3 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.11 £
(50.25 ฿)
0.92 £
(41.56 ฿)
     -17.3 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.56 £
(25.21 ฿)
0.43 £
(19.28 ฿)
     -23.5 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.17 £
(53.10 ฿)
0.53 £
(24.19 ฿)
     -54.4 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.51 £
(68.36 ฿)
0.59 £
(26.89 ฿)
     -60.7 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.55 £
(24.93 ฿)
0.47 £
(21.38 ฿)
     -14.2 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.55 £
(24.86 ฿)
0.39 £
(17.50 ฿)
     -29.6 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.95 £
(43.15 ฿)
0.66 £
(30.00 ฿)
     -30.5 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.28 £
(57.98 ฿)
0.37 £
(16.88 ฿)
     -70.9 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 9.00 £
(407.46 ฿)
11.04 £
(500.00 ฿)
     +22.7 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.04 £
(92.53 ฿)
1.38 £
(62.55 ฿)
     -32.4 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.43 £
(110.00 ฿)
2.36 £
(106.67 ฿)
     -3.0 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 15.00 £
(679.11 ฿)
3.09 £
(140.00 ฿)
     -79.4 %
Transportation
London Edit Chiang Mai Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.80 £
(126.77 ฿)
0.66 £
(30.00 ฿)
     -76.3 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 200.00 £
(9,054.77 ฿)
17.67 £
(800.00 ฿)
     -91.2 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 £
(181.10 ฿)
0.83 £
(37.50 ฿)
     -79.3 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.13 £
(141.90 ฿)
1.60 £
(72.42 ฿)
     -49.0 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 £
(1,358.22 ฿)
2.21 £
(100.00 ฿)
     -92.6 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.71 £
(258.37 ฿)
3.52 £
(159.52 ฿)
     -38.3 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,280.00 £
(1,189,796.89 ฿)
16,013.66 £
(725,000.00 ฿)
     -39.1 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,251.33 £
(1,188,499.04 ฿)
17,707.06 £
(801,666.67 ฿)
     -32.5 %
Utilities (Monthly)
London Edit Chiang Mai Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 280.60 £
(12,703.89 ฿)
42.58 £
(1,927.87 ฿)
     -84.8 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 14.98 £
(677.99 ฿)
10.22 £
(462.75 ฿)
     -31.7 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 31.76 £
(1,438.10 ฿)
14.90 £
(674.75 ฿)
     -53.1 %
Sports And Leisure
London Edit Chiang Mai Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 47.98 £
(2,172.24 ฿)
28.47 £
(1,289.11 ฿)
     -40.7 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 13.53 £
(612.50 ฿)
5.15 £
(233.33 ฿)
     -61.9 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 £
(679.11 ฿)
4.53 £
(205.00 ฿)
     -69.8 %
Childcare
London Edit Chiang Mai Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,829.08 £
(82,809.69 ฿)
349.72 £
(15,833.33 ฿)
     -80.9 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 20,054.76 £
(907,956.37 ฿)
8,625.29 £
(390,500.00 ฿)
     -57.0 %
Clothing And Shoes
London Edit Chiang Mai Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 84.14 £
(3,809.29 ฿)
39.76 £
(1,800.00 ฿)
     -52.7 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 40.31 £
(1,825.00 ฿)
23.38 £
(1,058.33 ฿)
     -42.0 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 88.22 £
(3,993.99 ฿)
66.26 £
(3,000.00 ฿)
     -24.9 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 97.00 £
(4,391.56 ฿)
48.59 £
(2,200.00 ฿)
     -49.9 %
Rent Per Month
London Edit Chiang Mai Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,204.17 £
(99,791.12 ฿)
311.44 £
(14,100.00 ฿)
     -85.9 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,623.50 £
(73,502.10 ฿)
177.32 £
(8,027.78 ฿)
     -89.1 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,165.38 £
(188,583.02 ฿)
568.76 £
(25,750.00 ฿)
     -86.3 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,759.76 £
(124,944.80 ฿)
331.32 £
(15,000.00 ฿)
     -88.0 %
Buy Apartment Price
London Edit Chiang Mai Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,261.22 £
(57,100.26 ฿)
142.82 £
(6,466.00 ฿)
     -88.7 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 689.88 £
(31,233.70 ฿)
82.08 £
(3,716.09 ฿)
     -88.1 %
Salaries And Financing
London Edit Chiang Mai Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,219.90 £
(145,777.47 ฿)
417.46 £
(18,900.00 ฿)
     -87.0 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.60 4.38      -21.8 %
Last update: March 2024March 2024
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