Cost of Living Comparison Between New York, NY and Bangkok 

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Consumer Prices in Bangkok are 60.0% lower than in New York, NY (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Bangkok are 71.4% lower than in New York, NY
Rent Prices in Bangkok are 83.8% lower than in New York, NY
Restaurant Prices in Bangkok are 80.9% lower than in New York, NY
Groceries Prices in Bangkok are 55.1% lower than in New York, NY
Local Purchasing Power in Bangkok is 63.4% lower than in New York, NY
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Restaurants
New York, NY Edit Bangkok Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 30.00 $
(1,102.98 ฿)
2.72 $
(100.00 ฿)
     -90.9 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 130.00 $
(4,779.58 ฿)
24.77 $
(910.52 ฿)
     -80.9 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 12.00 $
(441.19 ฿)
5.44 $
(200.00 ฿)
     -54.7 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 $
(294.13 ฿)
1.90 $
(70.00 ฿)
     -76.2 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 10.50 $
(386.04 ฿)
3.94 $
(145.00 ฿)
     -62.4 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.57 $
(204.95 ฿)
2.36 $
(86.65 ฿)
     -57.7 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.03 $
(111.37 ฿)
0.57 $
(21.02 ฿)
     -81.1 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.29 $
(84.08 ฿)
0.34 $
(12.46 ฿)
     -85.2 %
Markets
New York, NY Edit Bangkok Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.91 $
(217.12 ฿)
6.15 $
(226.18 ฿)
     +4.2 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 4.30 $
(158.20 ฿)
1.45 $
(53.32 ฿)
     -66.3 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 3.25 $
(119.45 ฿)
0.67 $
(24.62 ฿)
     -79.4 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 5.46 $
(200.67 ฿)
2.18 $
(80.09 ฿)
     -60.1 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.65 $
(281.44 ฿)
8.61 $
(316.50 ฿)
     +12.5 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 7.18 $
(264.15 ฿)
1.36 $
(49.84 ฿)
     -81.1 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 9.04 $
(332.45 ฿)
4.89 $
(179.69 ฿)
     -46.0 %
Apples (1 lb) 3.14 $
(115.61 ฿)
1.38 $
(50.56 ฿)
     -56.3 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.93 $
(34.02 ฿)
0.68 $
(24.82 ฿)
     -27.0 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.70 $
(99.42 ฿)
1.02 $
(37.34 ฿)
     -62.4 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.82 $
(103.50 ฿)
0.70 $
(25.61 ฿)
     -75.3 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.93 $
(70.99 ฿)
0.66 $
(24.31 ฿)
     -65.8 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.71 $
(62.96 ฿)
0.58 $
(21.35 ฿)
     -66.1 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.88 $
(105.77 ฿)
1.21 $
(44.49 ฿)
     -57.9 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.43 $
(89.22 ฿)
0.44 $
(16.01 ฿)
     -82.1 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 20.00 $
(735.32 ฿)
16.32 $
(600.00 ฿)
     -18.4 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.53 $
(92.94 ฿)
1.69 $
(62.31 ฿)
     -33.0 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.83 $
(140.74 ฿)
3.20 $
(117.50 ฿)
     -16.5 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 17.00 $
(625.02 ฿)
4.08 $
(150.00 ฿)
     -76.0 %
Transportation
New York, NY Edit Bangkok Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.90 $
(106.62 ฿)
1.20 $
(44.00 ฿)
     -58.7 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 132.00 $
(4,853.11 ฿)
35.36 $
(1,300.00 ฿)
     -73.2 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 $
(183.83 ฿)
0.95 $
(35.00 ฿)
     -81.0 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.50 $
(128.68 ฿)
1.80 $
(66.02 ฿)
     -48.7 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
(1,102.98 ฿)
4.90 $
(180.00 ฿)
     -83.7 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.90 $
(143.28 ฿)
4.16 $
(153.13 ฿)
     +6.9 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,000.00 $
(1,029,448.00 ฿)
51,678.18 $
(1,900,000.00 ฿)
     +84.6 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 27,053.26 $
(994,640.26 ฿)
24,801.95 $
(911,868.42 ฿)
     -8.3 %
Utilities (Monthly)
New York, NY Edit Bangkok Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 174.07 $
(6,399.97 ฿)
88.67 $
(3,260.09 ฿)
     -49.1 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 63.28 $
(2,326.55 ฿)
12.76 $
(469.08 ฿)
     -79.8 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 70.21 $
(2,581.18 ฿)
14.94 $
(549.19 ฿)
     -78.7 %
Sports And Leisure
New York, NY Edit Bangkok Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 132.14 $
(4,858.36 ฿)
53.10 $
(1,952.33 ฿)
     -59.8 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 74.17 $
(2,726.81 ฿)
10.40 $
(382.19 ฿)
     -86.0 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 20.00 $
(735.32 ฿)
6.80 $
(250.00 ฿)
     -66.0 %
Childcare
New York, NY Edit Bangkok Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 3,065.64 $
(112,711.36 ฿)
574.96 $
(21,138.89 ฿)
     -81.2 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 63,250.00 $
(2,325,449.50 ฿)
11,999.12 $
(441,159.52 ฿)
     -81.0 %
Clothing And Shoes
New York, NY Edit Bangkok Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 68.82 $
(2,530.35 ฿)
53.84 $
(1,979.46 ฿)
     -21.8 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 45.42 $
(1,669.95 ฿)
40.29 $
(1,481.48 ฿)
     -11.3 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 97.00 $
(3,566.29 ฿)
100.71 $
(3,702.59 ฿)
     +3.8 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 165.86 $
(6,098.14 ฿)
93.24 $
(3,427.96 ฿)
     -43.8 %
Rent Per Month
New York, NY Edit Bangkok Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 4,181.18 $
(153,725.33 ฿)
614.53 $
(22,593.75 ฿)
     -85.3 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,965.83 $
(109,041.62 ฿)
285.03 $
(10,479.41 ฿)
     -90.4 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 8,432.88 $
(310,043.44 ฿)
1,547.51 $
(56,895.83 ฿)
     -81.6 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 4,477.04 $
(164,602.74 ฿)
816.71 $
(30,027.08 ฿)
     -81.8 %
Buy Apartment Price
New York, NY Edit Bangkok Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,698.83 $
(62,459.26 ฿)
470.48 $
(17,297.52 ฿)
     -72.3 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,192.75 $
(43,852.56 ฿)
223.22 $
(8,206.94 ฿)
     -81.3 %
Salaries And Financing
New York, NY Edit Bangkok Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 6,053.65 $
(222,568.59 ฿)
634.72 $
(23,335.94 ฿)
     -89.5 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.67 5.86      -12.2 %
Last update: April 2024April 2024
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