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Cost of Living Comparison Between Austin, TX and Chiang Mai 

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Consumer Prices in Chiang Mai are 39.19% lower than in Austin, TX
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Chiang Mai are 53.92% lower than in Austin, TX
Rent Prices in Chiang Mai are 76.76% lower than in Austin, TX
Restaurant Prices in Chiang Mai are 71.93% lower than in Austin, TX
Groceries Prices in Chiang Mai are 29.95% lower than in Austin, TX
Local Purchasing Power in Chiang Mai is 75.92% lower than in Austin, TX
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  Austin, TXChiang MaiDifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $
(491.75 ฿)
1.53 $
(50.00 ฿)
     -89.83 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 55.00 $
(1,803.07 ฿)
16.78 $
(550.00 ฿)
     -69.50 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 $
(229.48 ฿)
5.19 $
(170.00 ฿)
     -25.92 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.75 $
(155.72 ฿)
2.14 $
(70.00 ฿)
     -55.05 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.00 $
(196.70 ฿)
3.66 $
(120.00 ฿)
     -38.99 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.46 $
(146.16 ฿)
1.63 $
(53.56 ฿)
     -63.36 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.00 $
(65.57 ฿)
0.63 $
(20.80 ฿)
     -68.28 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.69 $
(55.40 ฿)
0.28 $
(9.34 ฿)
     -83.14 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.16 $
(103.50 ฿)
7.24 $
(237.26 ฿)
     +129.24 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.64 $
(86.53 ฿)
1.06 $
(34.73 ฿)
     -59.86 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.56 $
(51.01 ฿)
0.57 $
(18.85 ฿)
     -63.05 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.85 $
(93.47 ฿)
1.41 $
(46.20 ฿)
     -50.57 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.50 $
(147.44 ฿)
7.61 $
(249.48 ฿)
     +69.20 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.78 $
(124.06 ฿)
1.38 $
(45.23 ฿)
     -63.54 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.40 $
(177.00 ฿)
5.65 $
(185.22 ฿)
     +4.65 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.03 $
(66.60 ฿)
1.42 $
(46.68 ฿)
     -29.92 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.51 $
(16.59 ฿)
0.28 $
(9.07 ฿)
     -45.33 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.40 $
(78.68 ฿)
0.76 $
(24.95 ฿)
     -68.29 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.57 $
(51.31 ฿)
0.53 $
(17.24 ฿)
     -66.40 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.15 $
(37.77 ฿)
0.53 $
(17.51 ฿)
     -53.62 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.96 $
(31.49 ฿)
0.39 $
(12.85 ฿)
     -59.18 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.55 $
(50.68 ฿)
0.51 $
(16.75 ฿)
     -66.95 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.48 $
(48.52 ฿)
0.56 $
(18.23 ฿)
     -62.43 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 13.50 $
(442.57 ฿)
18.30 $
(600.00 ฿)
     +35.57 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.81 $
(59.34 ฿)
1.57 $
(51.36 ฿)
     -13.44 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.44 $
(79.99 ฿)
2.25 $
(73.82 ฿)
     -7.71 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 7.00 $
(229.48 ฿)
3.66 $
(120.00 ฿)
     -47.71 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.25 $
(40.98 ฿)
0.92 $
(30.00 ฿)
     -26.79 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 41.25 $
(1,352.30 ฿)
30.50 $
(1,000.00 ฿)
     -26.05 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $
(98.35 ฿)
1.53 $
(50.00 ฿)
     -49.16 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.70 $
(88.51 ฿)
0.98 $
(32.19 ฿)
     -63.64 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 29.00 $
(950.71 ฿)
6.10 $
(200.00 ฿)
     -78.96 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.56 $
(83.76 ฿)
3.47 $
(113.86 ฿)
     +35.94 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,455.00 $
(670,576.27 ฿)
27,453.25 $
(900,000.00 ฿)
     +34.21 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,442.76 $
(670,175.06 ฿)
22,877.71 $
(750,000.00 ฿)
     +11.91 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 158.66 $
(5,201.28 ฿)
49.52 $
(1,623.56 ฿)
     -68.79 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 $
(3.28 ฿)
0.04 $
(1.46 ฿)
     -55.52 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 59.45 $
(1,948.92 ฿)
21.35 $
(700.00 ฿)
     -64.08 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 40.46 $
(1,326.39 ฿)
29.89 $
(979.78 ฿)
     -26.13 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.56 $
(608.31 ฿)
12.61 $
(413.33 ฿)
     -32.05 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $
(393.40 ฿)
4.58 $
(150.00 ฿)
     -61.87 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 925.48 $
(30,339.89 ฿)
180.48 $
(5,916.67 ฿)
     -80.50 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 17,237.50 $
(565,096.96 ฿)
8,108.88 $
(265,833.33 ฿)
     -52.96 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 43.29 $
(1,419.26 ฿)
59.99 $
(1,966.67 ฿)
     +38.57 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.58 $
(1,166.28 ฿)
20.74 $
(680.00 ฿)
     -41.69 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 76.50 $
(2,507.88 ฿)
84.84 $
(2,781.31 ฿)
     +10.90 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 99.10 $
(3,248.89 ฿)
47.50 $
(1,557.14 ฿)
     -52.07 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,675.36 $
(54,923.48 ฿)
349.72 $
(11,464.99 ฿)
     -79.13 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,069.46 $
(35,060.08 ฿)
221.15 $
(7,250.00 ฿)
     -79.32 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,896.97 $
(94,971.36 ฿)
693.37 $
(22,730.77 ฿)
     -76.07 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,799.02 $
(58,977.42 ฿)
465.18 $
(15,250.00 ฿)
     -74.14 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 390.03 $
(12,786.46 ฿)
207.82 $
(6,812.83 ฿)
     -46.72 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 190.64 $
(6,249.77 ฿)
155.86 $
(5,109.62 ฿)
     -18.24 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,886.03 $
(127,395.63 ฿)
431.17 $
(14,135.12 ฿)
     -88.90 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.15 5.00      +20.45 %
Last update: December 2018December 2018
Contributors:274136
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD