Cost of Living Comparison Between Glasgow and Bangkok 

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Bangkok are 26.5% lower than in Glasgow (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Bangkok are 25.3% lower than in Glasgow
Rent Prices in Bangkok are 22.1% lower than in Glasgow
Restaurant Prices in Bangkok are 64.5% lower than in Glasgow
Groceries Prices in Bangkok are 6.9% lower than in Glasgow
Local Purchasing Power in Bangkok is 71.0% lower than in Glasgow
Currency: Sticky Currency      Switch to metric measurement units
Restaurants
Glasgow Edit Bangkok Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 £
(648.22 ฿)
2.55 £
(110.00 ฿)
     -83.0 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 £
(2,592.90 ฿)
23.14 £
(1,000.00 ฿)
     -61.4 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.00 £
(259.29 ฿)
4.63 £
(200.00 ฿)
     -22.9 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.00 £
(172.86 ฿)
1.85 £
(80.00 ฿)
     -53.7 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.00 £
(172.86 ฿)
3.47 £
(150.00 ฿)
     -13.2 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.95 £
(127.48 ฿)
1.83 £
(79.06 ฿)
     -38.0 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.51 £
(65.23 ฿)
0.46 £
(20.06 ฿)
     -69.2 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.93 £
(40.35 ฿)
0.26 £
(11.29 ฿)
     -72.0 %
Markets
Glasgow Edit Bangkok Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.77 £
(163.13 ฿)
5.20 £
(224.56 ฿)
     +37.7 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.99 £
(42.94 ฿)
1.26 £
(54.39 ฿)
     +26.7 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.59 £
(25.56 ฿)
0.56 £
(24.10 ฿)
     -5.7 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.17 £
(93.65 ฿)
1.60 £
(69.24 ฿)
     -26.1 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.10 £
(134.03 ฿)
6.44 £
(278.47 ฿)
     +107.8 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.77 £
(119.51 ฿)
1.24 £
(53.55 ฿)
     -55.2 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.67 £
(201.70 ฿)
4.49 £
(194.02 ฿)
     -3.8 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.83 £
(35.81 ฿)
1.09 £
(47.25 ฿)
     +31.9 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.42 £
(18.13 ฿)
0.50 £
(21.57 ฿)
     +19.0 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.84 £
(36.33 ฿)
0.72 £
(31.23 ฿)
     -14.0 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.90 £
(39.01 ฿)
0.56 £
(24.33 ฿)
     -37.6 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.40 £
(17.19 ฿)
0.59 £
(25.61 ฿)
     +49.0 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.41 £
(17.65 ฿)
0.49 £
(21.18 ฿)
     +20.0 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.77 £
(33.39 ฿)
0.96 £
(41.38 ฿)
     +23.9 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.76 £
(32.69 ฿)
0.38 £
(16.22 ฿)
     -50.4 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.75 £
(334.92 ฿)
16.20 £
(700.00 ฿)
     +109.0 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.61 £
(69.36 ฿)
1.35 £
(58.29 ฿)
     -16.0 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.94 £
(83.86 ฿)
2.30 £
(99.41 ฿)
     +18.5 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 12.75 £
(550.99 ฿)
3.47 £
(150.00 ฿)
     -72.8 %
Transportation
Glasgow Edit Bangkok Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 £
(108.04 ฿)
1.03 £
(44.50 ฿)
     -58.8 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 70.00 £
(3,025.05 ฿)
30.08 £
(1,300.00 ฿)
     -57.0 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 £
(151.25 ฿)
0.81 £
(35.00 ฿)
     -76.9 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.21 £
(95.38 ฿)
1.47 £
(63.57 ฿)
     -33.3 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 16.80 £
(726.01 ฿)
4.28 £
(185.00 ฿)
     -74.5 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.08 £
(262.67 ฿)
3.46 £
(149.47 ฿)
     -43.1 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,000.00 £
(1,037,159.27 ฿)
46,280.26 £
(2,000,000.00 ฿)
     +92.8 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,125.00 £
(1,128,991.08 ฿)
21,021.75 £
(908,454.50 ฿)
     -19.5 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Glasgow Edit Bangkok Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 224.75 £
(9,712.72 ฿)
62.76 £
(2,712.00 ฿)
     -72.1 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.14 £
(6.12 ฿)
0.04 £
(1.69 ฿)
     -72.4 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 30.09 £
(1,300.38 ฿)
12.50 £
(540.14 ฿)
     -58.5 %
Sports And Leisure
Glasgow Edit Bangkok Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 29.96 £
(1,294.65 ฿)
45.89 £
(1,983.33 ฿)
     +53.2 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 12.67 £
(547.39 ฿)
8.36 £
(361.11 ฿)
     -34.0 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 £
(432.15 ฿)
6.13 £
(265.00 ฿)
     -38.7 %
Childcare
Glasgow Edit Bangkok Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 795.00 £
(34,355.90 ฿)
451.22 £
(19,499.63 ฿)
     -43.2 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 11,375.00 £
(491,570.28 ฿)
10,862.90 £
(469,439.89 ฿)
     -4.5 %
Clothing And Shoes
Glasgow Edit Bangkok Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 73.12 £
(3,160.09 ฿)
44.70 £
(1,931.82 ฿)
     -38.9 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 27.87 £
(1,204.59 ฿)
32.80 £
(1,417.30 ฿)
     +17.7 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 71.11 £
(3,073.06 ฿)
78.72 £
(3,401.89 ฿)
     +10.7 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 67.81 £
(2,930.52 ฿)
79.57 £
(3,438.42 ฿)
     +17.3 %
Rent Per Month
Glasgow Edit Bangkok Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 797.50 £
(34,463.94 ฿)
521.52 £
(22,537.50 ฿)
     -34.6 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 646.36 £
(27,932.58 ฿)
245.95 £
(10,628.57 ฿)
     -61.9 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,427.50 £
(61,689.37 ฿)
1,508.07 £
(65,171.39 ฿)
     +5.6 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,047.38 £
(45,262.54 ฿)
777.92 £
(33,617.65 ฿)
     -25.7 %
Buy Apartment Price
Glasgow Edit Bangkok Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 409.98 £
(17,717.41 ฿)
420.77 £
(18,183.51 ฿)
     +2.6 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 199.12 £
(8,604.97 ฿)
193.48 £
(8,361.20 ฿)
     -2.8 %
Salaries And Financing
Glasgow Edit Bangkok Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,431.41 £
(105,073.42 ฿)
526.71 £
(22,761.69 ฿)
     -78.3 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.79 5.84      +53.9 %
Last update: May 2023June 2023
Contributors in the past 12 months:163362