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Cost of Living Comparison Between San Diego, CA and Bangkok 

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Consumer Prices in Bangkok are 23.41% lower than in San Diego, CA
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Bangkok are 38.64% lower than in San Diego, CA
Rent Prices in Bangkok are 57.87% lower than in San Diego, CA
Restaurant Prices in Bangkok are 61.06% lower than in San Diego, CA
Groceries Prices in Bangkok are 14.55% lower than in San Diego, CA
Local Purchasing Power in Bangkok is 71.29% lower than in San Diego, CA
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  San Diego, CABangkokDifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $
(477.00 ฿)
2.36 $
(75.00 ฿)
     -84.28 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 $
(1,590.00 ฿)
25.94 $
(825.00 ฿)
     -48.11 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.75 $
(246.45 ฿)
5.66 $
(180.00 ฿)
     -26.96 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 $
(190.80 ฿)
2.52 $
(80.00 ฿)
     -58.07 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.50 $
(206.70 ฿)
4.72 $
(150.00 ฿)
     -27.43 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.40 $
(139.81 ฿)
2.29 $
(72.68 ฿)
     -48.01 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.05 $
(65.12 ฿)
0.56 $
(17.82 ฿)
     -72.64 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.56 $
(49.67 ฿)
0.30 $
(9.66 ฿)
     -80.56 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.47 $
(110.31 ฿)
6.27 $
(199.40 ฿)
     +80.76 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.93 $
(93.16 ฿)
1.03 $
(32.64 ฿)
     -64.96 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.75 $
(55.53 ฿)
0.61 $
(19.40 ฿)
     -65.07 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.08 $
(98.09 ฿)
1.74 $
(55.44 ฿)
     -43.48 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.04 $
(160.31 ฿)
10.53 $
(334.81 ฿)
     +108.85 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.96 $
(125.95 ฿)
1.28 $
(40.78 ฿)
     -67.62 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.46 $
(173.50 ฿)
5.78 $
(183.86 ฿)
     +5.97 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.54 $
(48.85 ฿)
1.43 $
(45.52 ฿)
     -6.82 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.74 $
(23.65 ฿)
0.63 $
(20.15 ฿)
     -14.79 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.09 $
(34.66 ฿)
1.05 $
(33.48 ฿)
     -3.40 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.96 $
(62.28 ฿)
0.64 $
(20.21 ฿)
     -67.55 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.00 $
(31.82 ฿)
0.63 $
(20.11 ฿)
     -36.79 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.92 $
(29.17 ฿)
0.54 $
(17.09 ฿)
     -41.42 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.46 $
(46.43 ฿)
1.25 $
(39.64 ฿)
     -14.61 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.80 $
(57.37 ฿)
0.54 $
(17.26 ฿)
     -69.91 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $
(381.60 ฿)
22.01 $
(700.00 ฿)
     +83.44 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.97 $
(62.54 ฿)
1.87 $
(59.47 ฿)
     -4.91 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.90 $
(92.13 ฿)
3.98 $
(126.61 ฿)
     +37.42 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.00 $
(254.40 ฿)
4.56 $
(145.00 ฿)
     -43.00 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 $
(79.50 ฿)
1.04 $
(33.00 ฿)
     -58.49 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 72.00 $
(2,289.60 ฿)
33.96 $
(1,080.00 ฿)
     -52.83 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.80 $
(89.04 ฿)
1.10 $
(35.00 ฿)
     -60.69 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $
(95.40 ฿)
0.31 $
(9.86 ฿)
     -89.67 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 25.00 $
(795.00 ฿)
3.77 $
(120.00 ฿)
     -84.91 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.63 $
(115.46 ฿)
3.66 $
(116.28 ฿)
     +0.71 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,000.00 $
(731,400.00 ฿)
44,025.16 $
(1,400,000.00 ฿)
     +91.41 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,443.35 $
(650,098.46 ฿)
26,048.41 $
(828,339.39 ฿)
     +27.42 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 131.73 $
(4,189.04 ฿)
80.69 $
(2,566.07 ฿)
     -38.74 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.17 $
(5.30 ฿)
0.06 $
(1.91 ฿)
     -63.93 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 65.56 $
(2,084.71 ฿)
23.41 $
(744.52 ฿)
     -64.29 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 35.46 $
(1,127.78 ฿)
68.63 $
(2,182.47 ฿)
     +93.52 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 17.73 $
(563.73 ฿)
9.93 $
(315.73 ฿)
     -43.99 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 14.00 $
(445.20 ฿)
6.92 $
(220.00 ฿)
     -50.58 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,034.90 $
(32,909.82 ฿)
288.61 $
(9,177.70 ฿)
     -72.11 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 18,425.00 $
(585,915.00 ฿)
13,044.03 $
(414,800.00 ฿)
     -29.20 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 46.89 $
(1,491.15 ฿)
57.51 $
(1,828.96 ฿)
     +22.65 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 33.50 $
(1,065.41 ฿)
34.76 $
(1,105.31 ฿)
     +3.75 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 79.43 $
(2,526.03 ฿)
97.57 $
(3,102.74 ฿)
     +22.83 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 120.27 $
(3,824.52 ฿)
88.72 $
(2,821.31 ฿)
     -26.23 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,972.96 $
(62,740.10 ฿)
682.44 $
(21,701.75 ฿)
     -65.41 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,558.48 $
(49,559.62 ฿)
322.72 $
(10,262.63 ฿)
     -79.29 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,316.13 $
(105,452.90 ฿)
2,016.77 $
(64,133.33 ฿)
     -39.18 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,532.44 $
(80,531.68 ฿)
929.49 $
(29,557.69 ฿)
     -63.30 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 543.47 $
(17,282.46 ฿)
466.95 $
(14,848.88 ฿)
     -14.08 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 379.16 $
(12,057.38 ฿)
218.91 $
(6,961.26 ฿)
     -42.27 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,229.77 $
(134,506.54 ฿)
745.16 $
(23,696.08 ฿)
     -82.38 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.18 5.88      +40.88 %
Last update: April 2019April 2019
Contributors:318474
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD