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Cost of Living Comparison Between Austin, TX and Chiang Mai 

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Consumer Prices in Chiang Mai are 41.29% lower than in Austin, TX
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Chiang Mai are 55.07% lower than in Austin, TX
Rent Prices in Chiang Mai are 76.74% lower than in Austin, TX
Restaurant Prices in Chiang Mai are 72.66% lower than in Austin, TX
Groceries Prices in Chiang Mai are 30.73% lower than in Austin, TX
Local Purchasing Power in Chiang Mai is 77.35% lower than in Austin, TX
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  Austin, TXChiang MaiDifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $
(488.55 ฿)
1.54 $
(50.00 ฿)
     -89.77 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 55.00 $
(1,791.35 ฿)
15.35 $
(500.00 ฿)
     -72.09 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 $
(227.99 ฿)
5.22 $
(170.00 ฿)
     -25.44 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 $
(162.85 ฿)
2.15 $
(70.00 ฿)
     -57.02 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 6.00 $
(195.42 ฿)
3.68 $
(120.00 ฿)
     -38.59 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.57 $
(148.89 ฿)
1.67 $
(54.27 ฿)
     -63.55 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.01 $
(65.55 ฿)
0.68 $
(22.19 ฿)
     -66.15 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.69 $
(55.16 ฿)
0.28 $
(9.26 ฿)
     -83.20 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.01 $
(98.12 ฿)
6.94 $
(226.08 ฿)
     +130.41 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.46 $
(80.02 ฿)
1.10 $
(35.80 ฿)
     -55.26 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.30 $
(42.30 ฿)
0.55 $
(17.76 ฿)
     -58.01 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.89 $
(94.15 ฿)
1.49 $
(48.56 ฿)
     -48.42 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.34 $
(141.21 ฿)
6.96 $
(226.80 ฿)
     +60.61 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4.07 $
(132.68 ฿)
1.40 $
(45.75 ฿)
     -65.52 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.28 $
(172.02 ฿)
5.57 $
(181.44 ฿)
     +5.47 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.15 $
(69.91 ฿)
1.37 $
(44.78 ฿)
     -35.95 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.50 $
(16.13 ฿)
0.30 $
(9.92 ฿)
     -38.52 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.46 $
(80.23 ฿)
0.74 $
(24.04 ฿)
     -70.04 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.55 $
(50.39 ฿)
0.51 $
(16.53 ฿)
     -67.18 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.04 $
(33.99 ฿)
0.53 $
(17.37 ฿)
     -48.90 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.03 $
(33.68 ฿)
0.42 $
(13.61 ฿)
     -59.60 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.31 $
(42.70 ฿)
0.57 $
(18.67 ฿)
     -56.28 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.45 $
(47.23 ฿)
0.52 $
(16.93 ฿)
     -64.15 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 13.00 $
(423.41 ฿)
18.42 $
(600.00 ฿)
     +41.71 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.96 $
(63.84 ฿)
1.56 $
(50.83 ฿)
     -20.37 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.77 $
(90.38 ฿)
2.84 $
(92.51 ฿)
     +2.36 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 7.00 $
(227.99 ฿)
3.68 $
(120.00 ฿)
     -47.37 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.25 $
(40.71 ฿)
0.92 $
(30.00 ฿)
     -26.31 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 41.25 $
(1,343.51 ฿)
30.70 $
(1,000.00 ฿)
     -25.57 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.54 $
(82.73 ฿)
1.54 $
(50.00 ฿)
     -39.56 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.70 $
(87.94 ฿)
0.99 $
(32.19 ฿)
     -63.40 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 29.00 $
(944.53 ฿)
6.14 $
(200.00 ฿)
     -78.83 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.44 $
(79.50 ฿)
3.46 $
(112.55 ฿)
     +41.58 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,910.00 $
(681,038.70 ฿)
23,948.42 $
(780,000.00 ฿)
     +14.53 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,489.37 $
(667,338.73 ฿)
23,027.33 $
(750,000.00 ฿)
     +12.39 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 154.00 $
(5,015.65 ฿)
45.38 $
(1,478.10 ฿)
     -70.53 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 $
(3.26 ฿)
0.04 $
(1.46 ฿)
     -55.04 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 59.49 $
(1,937.65 ฿)
21.62 $
(704.18 ฿)
     -63.66 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 41.43 $
(1,349.22 ฿)
32.05 $
(1,044.01 ฿)
     -22.62 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.33 $
(597.12 ฿)
4.71 $
(153.33 ฿)
     -74.32 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $
(390.84 ฿)
4.61 $
(150.00 ฿)
     -61.62 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 858.82 $
(27,971.88 ฿)
181.66 $
(5,916.67 ฿)
     -78.85 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 16,546.88 $
(538,931.72 ฿)
6,723.98 $
(219,000.00 ฿)
     -59.36 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 42.34 $
(1,379.06 ฿)
45.62 $
(1,485.71 ฿)
     +7.73 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 37.04 $
(1,206.29 ฿)
20.47 $
(666.67 ฿)
     -44.73 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 75.28 $
(2,452.03 ฿)
86.47 $
(2,816.41 ฿)
     +14.86 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 96.96 $
(3,158.14 ฿)
55.70 $
(1,814.29 ฿)
     -42.55 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,633.08 $
(53,189.36 ฿)
346.89 $
(11,298.19 ฿)
     -78.76 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,059.76 $
(34,516.28 ฿)
205.33 $
(6,687.50 ฿)
     -80.63 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,830.71 $
(92,196.36 ฿)
692.87 $
(22,566.67 ฿)
     -75.52 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,782.07 $
(58,042.12 ฿)
453.97 $
(14,785.71 ฿)
     -74.53 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 397.51 $
(12,947.02 ฿)
209.18 $
(6,812.83 ฿)
     -47.38 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 186.57 $
(6,076.61 ฿)
156.88 $
(5,109.62 ฿)
     -15.91 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,934.36 $
(128,142.04 ฿)
400.41 $
(13,041.50 ฿)
     -89.82 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.04 6.00      +48.50 %
Last update: September 2018September 2018
Contributors:272131
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD