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Cost of Living Comparison Between San Diego, CA and Bangkok 

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Consumer Prices in Bangkok are 21.74% lower than in San Diego, CA
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Bangkok are 36.96% lower than in San Diego, CA
Rent Prices in Bangkok are 56.53% lower than in San Diego, CA
Restaurant Prices in Bangkok are 61.50% lower than in San Diego, CA
Groceries Prices in Bangkok are 11.30% lower than in San Diego, CA
Local Purchasing Power in Bangkok is 69.22% lower than in San Diego, CA
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  San Diego, CABangkokDifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $
(468.66 ฿)
2.56 $
(80.00 ฿)
     -82.93 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 $
(1,874.64 ฿)
27.21 $
(850.00 ฿)
     -54.66 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.75 $
(242.14 ฿)
5.92 $
(185.00 ฿)
     -23.60 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 $
(187.46 ฿)
2.56 $
(80.00 ฿)
     -57.33 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.75 $
(210.90 ฿)
4.80 $
(150.00 ฿)
     -28.88 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.38 $
(136.88 ฿)
2.35 $
(73.40 ฿)
     -46.38 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.99 $
(62.16 ฿)
0.60 $
(18.84 ฿)
     -69.68 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.54 $
(48.04 ฿)
0.32 $
(9.93 ฿)
     -79.34 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.44 $
(107.55 ฿)
6.48 $
(202.33 ฿)
     +88.13 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.87 $
(89.56 ฿)
1.06 $
(33.16 ฿)
     -62.98 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.63 $
(50.95 ฿)
0.64 $
(20.04 ฿)
     -60.66 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.06 $
(95.69 ฿)
1.81 $
(56.54 ฿)
     -40.91 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.15 $
(160.76 ฿)
10.34 $
(323.12 ฿)
     +100.99 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.96 $
(123.73 ฿)
1.56 $
(48.89 ฿)
     -60.49 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.37 $
(167.86 ฿)
6.18 $
(193.10 ฿)
     +15.04 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.46 $
(45.76 ฿)
1.52 $
(47.45 ฿)
     +3.70 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.76 $
(23.84 ฿)
0.67 $
(20.84 ฿)
     -12.57 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.03 $
(32.03 ฿)
1.07 $
(33.57 ฿)
     +4.81 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.82 $
(57.01 ฿)
0.61 $
(19.20 ฿)
     -66.32 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.11 $
(34.61 ฿)
0.66 $
(20.48 ฿)
     -40.81 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.90 $
(28.24 ฿)
0.53 $
(16.68 ฿)
     -40.92 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.45 $
(45.23 ฿)
1.14 $
(35.67 ฿)
     -21.15 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.93 $
(60.33 ฿)
0.55 $
(17.23 ฿)
     -71.44 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $
(374.93 ฿)
22.40 $
(700.00 ฿)
     +86.70 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.97 $
(61.45 ฿)
1.89 $
(58.92 ฿)
     -4.12 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.90 $
(90.52 ฿)
4.13 $
(128.93 ฿)
     +42.43 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.00 $
(249.95 ฿)
4.64 $
(145.00 ฿)
     -41.99 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 $
(78.11 ฿)
1.12 $
(35.00 ฿)
     -55.19 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 72.00 $
(2,249.57 ฿)
34.09 $
(1,065.00 ฿)
     -52.66 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $
(93.58 ฿)
1.12 $
(35.00 ฿)
     -62.60 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $
(93.73 ฿)
0.31 $
(9.66 ฿)
     -89.70 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 25.00 $
(781.10 ฿)
3.84 $
(120.00 ฿)
     -84.64 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.66 $
(114.23 ฿)
3.68 $
(115.08 ฿)
     +0.74 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,800.00 $
(743,607.20 ฿)
44,008.45 $
(1,375,000.00 ฿)
     +84.91 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,411.76 $
(637,745.09 ฿)
26,299.07 $
(821,688.26 ฿)
     +28.84 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 124.76 $
(3,897.85 ฿)
84.17 $
(2,629.74 ฿)
     -32.53 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.13 $
(3.99 ฿)
0.06 $
(1.84 ฿)
     -53.94 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 66.20 $
(2,068.35 ฿)
24.15 $
(754.49 ฿)
     -63.52 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 37.04 $
(1,157.29 ฿)
73.34 $
(2,291.46 ฿)
     +98.00 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.55 $
(579.43 ฿)
10.01 $
(312.82 ฿)
     -46.01 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 14.00 $
(437.42 ฿)
6.72 $
(210.00 ฿)
     -51.99 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,021.00 $
(31,900.12 ฿)
317.61 $
(9,923.56 ฿)
     -68.89 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 18,155.56 $
(567,252.18 ฿)
13,582.92 $
(424,384.62 ฿)
     -25.19 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 46.37 $
(1,448.80 ฿)
58.25 $
(1,819.85 ฿)
     +25.61 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 34.07 $
(1,064.54 ฿)
34.61 $
(1,081.24 ฿)
     +1.57 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 79.44 $
(2,482.06 ฿)
97.79 $
(3,055.26 ฿)
     +23.09 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 114.16 $
(3,566.66 ฿)
93.13 $
(2,909.83 ฿)
     -18.42 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,933.30 $
(60,403.87 ฿)
673.82 $
(21,052.89 ฿)
     -65.15 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,538.43 $
(48,066.79 ฿)
335.75 $
(10,490.32 ฿)
     -78.18 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,234.29 $
(101,052.02 ฿)
2,058.00 $
(64,300.00 ฿)
     -36.37 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,554.42 $
(79,810.19 ฿)
960.50 $
(30,010.00 ฿)
     -62.40 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 538.03 $
(16,810.12 ฿)
456.49 $
(14,262.71 ฿)
     -15.15 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 379.17 $
(11,846.69 ฿)
231.36 $
(7,228.51 ฿)
     -38.98 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,012.61 $
(125,370.13 ฿)
778.50 $
(24,323.53 ฿)
     -80.60 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.22 5.48      +30.07 %
Last update: February 2019February 2019
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Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD