NUMBEO

Cost of Living Comparison Between Austin, TX and Chiang Mai 

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Chiang Mai are 41.95% lower than in Austin, TX
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Chiang Mai are 56.13% lower than in Austin, TX
Rent Prices in Chiang Mai are 78.01% lower than in Austin, TX
Restaurant Prices in Chiang Mai are 74.15% lower than in Austin, TX
Groceries Prices in Chiang Mai are 29.32% lower than in Austin, TX
Local Purchasing Power in Chiang Mai is 77.85% lower than in Austin, TX
Currency: Sticky Currency      Switch to metric measurement units
  Austin, TXChiang MaiDifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $
(493.80 ฿)
1.29 $
(42.50 ฿)
     -91.39 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 $
(1,975.20 ฿)
15.95 $
(525.00 ฿)
     -73.42 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 $
(230.44 ฿)
5.01 $
(165.00 ฿)
     -28.40 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.50 $
(148.14 ฿)
2.13 $
(70.00 ฿)
     -52.75 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 6.00 $
(197.52 ฿)
3.65 $
(120.00 ฿)
     -39.25 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.55 $
(149.79 ฿)
1.56 $
(51.35 ฿)
     -65.72 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.99 $
(65.56 ฿)
0.59 $
(19.53 ฿)
     -70.21 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.63 $
(53.60 ฿)
0.28 $
(9.12 ฿)
     -82.98 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2.97 $
(97.93 ฿)
6.72 $
(221.25 ฿)
     +125.92 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.51 $
(82.65 ฿)
1.17 $
(38.36 ฿)
     -53.59 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.24 $
(40.70 ฿)
0.51 $
(16.78 ฿)
     -58.76 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.98 $
(98.23 ฿)
1.57 $
(51.61 ฿)
     -47.46 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.35 $
(143.20 ฿)
6.72 $
(221.13 ฿)
     +54.42 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4.11 $
(135.31 ฿)
1.45 $
(47.88 ฿)
     -64.61 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.45 $
(179.39 ฿)
5.74 $
(189.00 ฿)
     +5.36 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.06 $
(67.93 ฿)
1.58 $
(52.09 ฿)
     -23.32 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.50 $
(16.38 ฿)
0.34 $
(11.34 ฿)
     -30.76 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.49 $
(81.97 ฿)
0.77 $
(25.40 ฿)
     -69.01 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.55 $
(51.08 ฿)
0.52 $
(17.01 ฿)
     -66.70 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.94 $
(30.89 ฿)
0.51 $
(16.78 ฿)
     -45.67 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.03 $
(33.95 ฿)
0.42 $
(13.81 ฿)
     -59.32 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.29 $
(42.50 ฿)
0.73 $
(23.89 ฿)
     -43.80 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.49 $
(49.12 ฿)
0.49 $
(16.00 ฿)
     -67.43 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 13.00 $
(427.96 ฿)
18.23 $
(600.00 ฿)
     +40.20 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.96 $
(64.52 ฿)
1.57 $
(51.77 ฿)
     -19.77 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.77 $
(91.35 ฿)
2.72 $
(89.58 ฿)
     -1.94 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 7.00 $
(230.44 ฿)
3.65 $
(120.00 ฿)
     -47.93 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.25 $
(41.15 ฿)
0.91 $
(30.00 ฿)
     -27.10 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 41.25 $
(1,357.95 ฿)
30.38 $
(1,000.00 ฿)
     -26.36 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $
(98.76 ฿)
1.52 $
(50.00 ฿)
     -49.37 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.70 $
(88.88 ฿)
1.47 $
(48.28 ฿)
     -45.68 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 29.00 $
(954.68 ฿)
6.08 $
(200.00 ฿)
     -79.05 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.34 $
(77.08 ฿)
3.49 $
(114.82 ฿)
     +48.97 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,910.00 $
(688,357.20 ฿)
19,896.72 $
(655,000.00 ฿)
     -4.85 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 19,881.60 $
(654,502.27 ฿)
23,258.40 $
(765,666.67 ฿)
     +16.98 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 151.41 $
(4,984.56 ฿)
44.43 $
(1,462.68 ฿)
     -70.66 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 $
(3.29 ฿)
0.04 $
(1.43 ฿)
     -56.71 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 61.05 $
(2,009.73 ฿)
21.16 $
(696.50 ฿)
     -65.34 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 42.62 $
(1,403.12 ฿)
32.00 $
(1,053.42 ฿)
     -24.92 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.00 $
(592.56 ฿)
5.59 $
(184.00 ฿)
     -68.95 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $
(395.04 ฿)
4.40 $
(145.00 ฿)
     -63.29 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 825.00 $
(27,159.00 ฿)
302.08 $
(9,944.44 ฿)
     -63.38 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 16,034.38 $
(527,851.62 ฿)
6,948.66 $
(228,750.00 ฿)
     -56.66 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 43.44 $
(1,429.92 ฿)
52.99 $
(1,744.44 ฿)
     +22.00 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.89 $
(1,181.41 ฿)
21.26 $
(700.00 ฿)
     -40.75 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 76.40 $
(2,515.07 ฿)
77.17 $
(2,540.31 ฿)
     +1.00 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 96.23 $
(3,167.90 ฿)
50.88 $
(1,675.00 ฿)
     -47.13 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,670.44 $
(54,991.00 ฿)
309.32 $
(10,182.77 ฿)
     -81.48 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,072.76 $
(35,315.25 ฿)
179.92 $
(5,923.08 ฿)
     -83.23 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,880.83 $
(94,837.03 ฿)
717.43 $
(23,617.65 ฿)
     -75.10 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,865.97 $
(61,427.81 ฿)
440.46 $
(14,500.00 ฿)
     -76.40 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 360.34 $
(11,862.28 ฿)
157.57 $
(5,187.04 ฿)
     -56.27 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 184.69 $
(6,080.05 ฿)
85.60 $
(2,818.04 ฿)
     -53.65 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,855.61 $
(126,926.73 ฿)
374.67 $
(12,334.02 ฿)
     -90.28 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.97 5.80      +46.13 %
Last update: June 2018June 2018
Contributors:278139
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD