Cost of Living Comparison Between Glasgow and Bangkok 

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Bangkok are 37.8% lower than in Glasgow (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Bangkok are 40.4% lower than in Glasgow
Rent Prices in Bangkok are 46.5% lower than in Glasgow
Restaurant Prices in Bangkok are 68.9% lower than in Glasgow
Groceries Prices in Bangkok are 20.4% lower than in Glasgow
Local Purchasing Power in Bangkok is 67.0% lower than in Glasgow
Currency: Sticky Currency      Switch to metric measurement units
Restaurants
Glasgow Edit Bangkok Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 £
(686.41 ฿)
2.19 £
(100.00 ฿)
     -85.4 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 £
(2,745.63 ฿)
20.22 £
(925.20 ฿)
     -66.3 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 £
(320.32 ฿)
4.37 £
(200.00 ฿)
     -37.6 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.50 £
(205.92 ฿)
1.53 £
(70.00 ฿)
     -66.0 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.90 £
(224.23 ฿)
3.17 £
(145.00 ฿)
     -35.3 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.26 £
(149.07 ฿)
1.89 £
(86.54 ฿)
     -41.9 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.76 £
(80.52 ฿)
0.46 £
(20.99 ฿)
     -73.9 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.23 £
(56.11 ฿)
0.27 £
(12.40 ฿)
     -77.9 %
Markets
Glasgow Edit Bangkok Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.69 £
(214.77 ฿)
5.02 £
(229.80 ฿)
     +7.0 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.10 £
(50.28 ฿)
1.20 £
(54.87 ฿)
     +9.1 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.74 £
(33.98 ฿)
0.53 £
(24.46 ฿)
     -28.0 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.88 £
(131.90 ฿)
1.74 £
(79.55 ฿)
     -39.7 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.37 £
(154.32 ฿)
6.80 £
(311.17 ฿)
     +101.6 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.05 £
(139.73 ฿)
1.09 £
(49.88 ฿)
     -64.3 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.75 £
(217.17 ฿)
3.88 £
(177.38 ฿)
     -18.3 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.00 £
(45.63 ฿)
1.10 £
(50.15 ฿)
     +9.9 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.47 £
(21.28 ฿)
0.56 £
(25.43 ฿)
     +19.5 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.94 £
(43.14 ฿)
0.82 £
(37.40 ฿)
     -13.3 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.55 £
(71.09 ฿)
0.55 £
(25.38 ฿)
     -64.3 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.44 £
(20.33 ฿)
0.53 £
(24.10 ฿)
     +18.5 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.45 £
(20.76 ฿)
0.46 £
(21.25 ฿)
     +2.4 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.79 £
(36.30 ฿)
0.99 £
(45.34 ฿)
     +24.9 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.88 £
(40.29 ฿)
0.35 £
(16.24 ฿)
     -59.7 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.75 £
(354.64 ฿)
13.11 £
(600.00 ฿)
     +69.2 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.73 £
(79.36 ฿)
1.36 £
(62.23 ฿)
     -21.6 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.00 £
(91.68 ฿)
2.63 £
(120.31 ฿)
     +31.2 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 14.00 £
(640.65 ฿)
3.28 £
(150.00 ฿)
     -76.6 %
Transportation
Glasgow Edit Bangkok Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.60 £
(118.98 ฿)
0.96 £
(44.00 ฿)
     -63.0 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 65.90 £
(3,015.61 ฿)
28.41 £
(1,300.00 ฿)
     -56.9 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 £
(183.04 ฿)
0.76 £
(35.00 ฿)
     -80.9 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.49 £
(114.15 ฿)
1.46 £
(66.87 ฿)
     -41.4 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 20.00 £
(915.21 ฿)
3.93 £
(180.00 ฿)
     -80.3 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.73 £
(262.40 ฿)
3.33 £
(152.28 ฿)
     -42.0 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,285.00 £
(1,294,334.82 ฿)
40,427.91 £
(1,850,000.00 ฿)
     +42.9 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,142.86 £
(1,196,309.36 ฿)
19,926.99 £
(911,868.42 ฿)
     -23.8 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Glasgow Edit Bangkok Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 272.37 £
(12,463.60 ฿)
73.24 £
(3,351.70 ฿)
     -73.1 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 12.64 £
(578.54 ฿)
10.32 £
(472.35 ฿)
     -18.4 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 32.23 £
(1,474.74 ฿)
11.97 £
(547.60 ฿)
     -62.9 %
Sports And Leisure
Glasgow Edit Bangkok Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 36.35 £
(1,663.39 ฿)
42.70 £
(1,953.98 ฿)
     +17.5 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 14.00 £
(640.65 ฿)
8.16 £
(373.38 ฿)
     -41.7 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 £
(548.90 ฿)
5.46 £
(250.00 ฿)
     -54.5 %
Childcare
Glasgow Edit Bangkok Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 866.67 £
(39,659.07 ฿)
503.67 £
(23,047.95 ฿)
     -41.9 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 9,750.00 £
(446,164.56 ฿)
9,897.74 £
(452,925.00 ฿)
     +1.5 %
Clothing And Shoes
Glasgow Edit Bangkok Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 78.00 £
(3,569.32 ฿)
42.90 £
(1,962.93 ฿)
     -45.0 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 33.42 £
(1,529.12 ฿)
31.92 £
(1,460.78 ฿)
     -4.5 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 81.67 £
(3,737.10 ฿)
80.75 £
(3,695.36 ฿)
     -1.1 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 71.36 £
(3,265.63 ฿)
76.23 £
(3,488.42 ฿)
     +6.8 %
Rent Per Month
Glasgow Edit Bangkok Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,092.40 £
(49,988.73 ฿)
492.02 £
(22,515.15 ฿)
     -55.0 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 774.62 £
(35,446.76 ฿)
228.71 £
(10,465.71 ฿)
     -70.5 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,777.33 £
(81,331.60 ฿)
1,237.31 £
(56,620.00 ฿)
     -30.4 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,252.47 £
(57,313.64 ฿)
660.53 £
(30,226.00 ฿)
     -47.3 %
Buy Apartment Price
Glasgow Edit Bangkok Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 324.46 £
(14,847.49 ฿)
379.28 £
(17,355.83 ฿)
     +16.9 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 224.51 £
(10,273.67 ฿)
180.47 £
(8,258.53 ฿)
     -19.6 %
Salaries And Financing
Glasgow Edit Bangkok Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,565.15 £
(117,382.28 ฿)
503.40 £
(23,035.77 ฿)
     -80.4 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.67 5.92      +4.4 %
Last update: April 2024April 2024
Contributors in the past 12 months:133288