Cost of Living Comparison Between London and Bangkok 

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Cost of Living in Bangkok is 49.3% lower than in London (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in Bangkok is 61.3% lower than in London
Rent Prices in Bangkok are 76.4% lower than in London
Restaurant Prices in Bangkok are 75.9% lower than in London
Groceries Prices in Bangkok are 30.3% lower than in London
Local Purchasing Power in Bangkok is 62.2% lower than in London
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Restaurants
London Edit Bangkok Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 £
(922.73 ฿)
2.17 £
(100.00 ฿)
     -89.2 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 £
(3,690.91 ฿)
20.67 £
(953.75 ฿)
     -74.2 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 £
(369.09 ฿)
4.33 £
(200.00 ฿)
     -45.8 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.50 £
(299.89 ฿)
1.63 £
(75.00 ฿)
     -75.0 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.75 £
(265.28 ฿)
3.25 £
(150.00 ฿)
     -43.5 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.62 £
(167.03 ฿)
1.85 £
(85.38 ฿)
     -48.9 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.05 £
(94.52 ฿)
0.45 £
(20.87 ฿)
     -77.9 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.63 £
(75.14 ฿)
0.25 £
(11.33 ฿)
     -84.9 %
Markets
London Edit Bangkok Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.96 £
(228.73 ฿)
5.16 £
(237.87 ฿)
     +4.0 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.41 £
(64.88 ฿)
1.15 £
(52.91 ฿)
     -18.4 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.92 £
(42.53 ฿)
0.51 £
(23.71 ฿)
     -44.3 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.15 £
(145.19 ฿)
1.73 £
(80.04 ฿)
     -44.9 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.41 £
(157.21 ฿)
6.86 £
(316.32 ฿)
     +101.2 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.39 £
(156.35 ฿)
1.02 £
(46.99 ฿)
     -69.9 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.52 £
(254.47 ฿)
3.74 £
(172.73 ฿)
     -32.1 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.17 £
(53.77 ฿)
1.07 £
(49.36 ฿)
     -8.2 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.59 £
(27.43 ฿)
0.55 £
(25.34 ฿)
     -7.6 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.17 £
(54.18 ฿)
0.80 £
(36.78 ฿)
     -32.1 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.39 £
(64.28 ฿)
0.61 £
(27.94 ฿)
     -56.5 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.58 £
(26.63 ฿)
0.54 £
(24.95 ฿)
     -6.3 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.53 £
(24.50 ฿)
0.48 £
(22.14 ฿)
     -9.6 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.97 £
(44.72 ฿)
0.98 £
(45.06 ฿)
     +0.8 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.31 £
(60.52 ฿)
0.35 £
(15.94 ฿)
     -73.7 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 9.50 £
(438.30 ฿)
13.00 £
(600.00 ฿)
     +36.9 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.09 £
(96.46 ฿)
1.37 £
(63.15 ฿)
     -34.5 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.44 £
(112.35 ฿)
2.52 £
(116.09 ฿)
     +3.3 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 15.00 £
(692.05 ฿)
3.25 £
(150.00 ฿)
     -78.3 %
Transportation
London Edit Bangkok Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.80 £
(129.18 ฿)
0.95 £
(43.78 ฿)
     -66.1 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 200.00 £
(9,227.27 ฿)
28.18 £
(1,300.00 ฿)
     -85.9 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.50 £
(207.61 ฿)
0.76 £
(35.00 ฿)
     -83.1 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.13 £
(144.61 ฿)
1.50 £
(69.12 ฿)
     -52.2 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 £
(1,384.09 ฿)
4.33 £
(200.00 ฿)
     -85.6 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.71 £
(263.22 ฿)
3.32 £
(153.12 ฿)
     -41.8 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 27,280.00 £
(1,258,600.27 ฿)
40,098.51 £
(1,850,000.00 ฿)
     +47.0 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,860.62 £
(1,193,115.45 ฿)
19,985.94 £
(922,078.95 ฿)
     -22.7 %
Utilities (Monthly)
London Edit Bangkok Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 291.61 £
(13,454.03 ฿)
71.58 £
(3,302.57 ฿)
     -75.5 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 15.49 £
(714.82 ฿)
10.23 £
(472.14 ฿)
     -34.0 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 31.23 £
(1,440.66 ฿)
11.77 £
(543.10 ฿)
     -62.3 %
Sports And Leisure
London Edit Bangkok Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 46.13 £
(2,128.16 ฿)
45.10 £
(2,080.61 ฿)
     -2.2 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 14.35 £
(662.16 ฿)
8.60 £
(396.92 ฿)
     -40.1 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 £
(692.05 ฿)
5.42 £
(250.00 ฿)
     -63.9 %
Childcare
London Edit Bangkok Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,840.34 £
(84,906.64 ฿)
480.44 £
(22,165.69 ฿)
     -73.9 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 20,054.76 £
(925,253.98 ฿)
9,620.05 £
(443,834.09 ฿)
     -52.0 %
Clothing And Shoes
London Edit Bangkok Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 81.68 £
(3,768.22 ฿)
42.09 £
(1,942.04 ฿)
     -48.5 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 39.57 £
(1,825.67 ฿)
30.71 £
(1,416.70 ฿)
     -22.4 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 89.16 £
(4,113.41 ฿)
79.50 £
(3,667.93 ฿)
     -10.8 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 97.78 £
(4,511.11 ฿)
72.31 £
(3,335.96 ฿)
     -26.1 %
Rent Per Month
London Edit Bangkok Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,131.63 £
(98,345.80 ฿)
475.57 £
(21,941.18 ฿)
     -77.7 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,605.16 £
(74,056.09 ฿)
224.79 £
(10,371.05 ฿)
     -86.0 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,422.97 £
(204,059.93 ฿)
1,248.71 £
(57,611.11 ฿)
     -71.8 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,858.97 £
(131,902.71 ฿)
650.77 £
(30,024.07 ฿)
     -77.2 %
Buy Apartment Price
London Edit Bangkok Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,292.57 £
(59,634.29 ฿)
378.93 £
(17,482.52 ฿)
     -70.7 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 739.22 £
(34,105.04 ฿)
176.88 £
(8,160.49 ฿)
     -76.1 %
Salaries And Financing
London Edit Bangkok Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,507.40 £
(161,818.66 ฿)
512.85 £
(23,661.26 ฿)
     -85.4 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.51 5.93      +7.6 %
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