Cost of Living Comparison Between New York, NY and Bangkok 

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Consumer Prices in Bangkok are 47.31% lower than in New York, NY (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Bangkok are 59.27% lower than in New York, NY
Rent Prices in Bangkok are 73.16% lower than in New York, NY
Restaurant Prices in Bangkok are 74.14% lower than in New York, NY
Groceries Prices in Bangkok are 47.48% lower than in New York, NY
Local Purchasing Power in Bangkok is 65.87% lower than in New York, NY
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Restaurants
New York, NY Edit Bangkok Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 $
(620.75 ฿)
2.26 $
(70.00 ฿)
     -88.72 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 100.00 $
(3,103.74 ฿)
25.78 $
(800.00 ฿)
     -74.22 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.00 $
(279.34 ฿)
5.94 $
(184.50 ฿)
     -33.95 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.20 $
(223.47 ฿)
2.17 $
(67.50 ฿)
     -69.79 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 9.00 $
(279.34 ฿)
4.35 $
(135.00 ฿)
     -51.67 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.99 $
(154.78 ฿)
2.25 $
(69.77 ฿)
     -54.92 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.14 $
(66.56 ฿)
0.59 $
(18.23 ฿)
     -72.61 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.74 $
(54.05 ฿)
0.29 $
(8.98 ฿)
     -83.39 %
Markets
New York, NY Edit Bangkok Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.58 $
(142.21 ฿)
6.33 $
(196.45 ฿)
     +38.14 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.63 $
(112.64 ฿)
1.24 $
(38.35 ฿)
     -65.95 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.44 $
(75.59 ฿)
0.59 $
(18.29 ฿)
     -75.80 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.18 $
(98.74 ฿)
1.89 $
(58.63 ฿)
     -40.62 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.16 $
(191.15 ฿)
9.12 $
(282.98 ฿)
     +48.04 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 6.03 $
(187.29 ฿)
1.15 $
(35.73 ฿)
     -80.92 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.91 $
(245.48 ฿)
4.37 $
(135.78 ฿)
     -44.69 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.70 $
(83.88 ฿)
1.49 $
(46.38 ฿)
     -44.70 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.27 $
(39.51 ฿)
0.62 $
(19.13 ฿)
     -51.58 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.67 $
(82.98 ฿)
1.01 $
(31.46 ฿)
     -62.09 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.76 $
(85.69 ฿)
0.72 $
(22.21 ฿)
     -74.09 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.87 $
(58.08 ฿)
0.69 $
(21.43 ฿)
     -63.11 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.84 $
(57.12 ฿)
0.64 $
(19.71 ฿)
     -65.50 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.37 $
(73.68 ฿)
1.00 $
(30.88 ฿)
     -58.09 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.14 $
(66.37 ฿)
0.50 $
(15.40 ฿)
     -76.80 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $
(465.56 ฿)
22.15 $
(687.50 ฿)
     +47.67 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.05 $
(94.66 ฿)
1.91 $
(59.30 ฿)
     -37.36 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.04 $
(94.43 ฿)
3.23 $
(100.28 ฿)
     +6.20 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 15.00 $
(465.56 ฿)
4.83 $
(150.00 ฿)
     -67.78 %
Transportation
New York, NY Edit Bangkok Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 $
(85.35 ฿)
1.18 $
(36.50 ฿)
     -57.24 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 127.50 $
(3,957.27 ฿)
41.88 $
(1,300.00 ฿)
     -67.15 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.80 $
(117.94 ฿)
1.13 $
(35.00 ฿)
     -70.32 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $
(93.11 ฿)
1.92 $
(59.55 ฿)
     -36.05 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
(931.12 ฿)
3.87 $
(120.00 ฿)
     -87.11 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.68 $
(83.19 ฿)
3.23 $
(100.25 ฿)
     +20.50 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,637.50 $
(702,609.14 ฿)
49,939.75 $
(1,550,000.00 ฿)
     +120.61 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,275.90 $
(660,348.52 ฿)
28,123.15 $
(872,869.57 ฿)
     +32.18 %
Utilities (Monthly)
New York, NY Edit Bangkok Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 156.31 $
(4,851.61 ฿)
93.90 $
(2,914.51 ฿)
     -39.93 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.11 $
(3.41 ฿)
0.06 $
(1.85 ฿)
     -45.72 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 66.39 $
(2,060.66 ฿)
19.84 $
(615.80 ฿)
     -70.12 %
Sports And Leisure
New York, NY Edit Bangkok Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 106.43 $
(3,303.27 ฿)
66.35 $
(2,059.40 ฿)
     -37.66 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 33.08 $
(1,026.62 ฿)
8.75 $
(271.43 ฿)
     -73.56 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 16.00 $
(496.60 ฿)
7.09 $
(220.00 ฿)
     -55.70 %
Childcare
New York, NY Edit Bangkok Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,573.92 $
(79,887.92 ฿)
352.91 $
(10,953.33 ฿)
     -86.29 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 36,437.50 $
(1,130,925.26 ฿)
16,419.59 $
(509,621.37 ฿)
     -54.94 %
Clothing And Shoes
New York, NY Edit Bangkok Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 62.94 $
(1,953.34 ฿)
55.73 $
(1,729.69 ฿)
     -11.45 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 44.93 $
(1,394.59 ฿)
37.09 $
(1,151.19 ฿)
     -17.45 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 88.56 $
(2,748.75 ฿)
96.92 $
(3,008.00 ฿)
     +9.43 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 131.31 $
(4,075.52 ฿)
84.24 $
(2,614.67 ฿)
     -35.84 %
Rent Per Month
New York, NY Edit Bangkok Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,104.77 $
(96,363.90 ฿)
609.55 $
(18,918.92 ฿)
     -80.37 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,022.16 $
(62,762.65 ฿)
314.40 $
(9,758.06 ฿)
     -84.45 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 6,187.89 $
(192,056.01 ฿)
2,109.71 $
(65,480.00 ฿)
     -65.91 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,427.59 $
(106,383.36 ฿)
923.62 $
(28,666.67 ฿)
     -73.05 %
Buy Apartment Price
New York, NY Edit Bangkok Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,408.75 $
(43,723.87 ฿)
515.63 $
(16,003.79 ฿)
     -63.40 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 737.46 $
(22,888.77 ฿)
232.60 $
(7,219.28 ฿)
     -68.46 %
Salaries And Financing
New York, NY Edit Bangkok Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 6,142.84 $
(190,657.63 ฿)
853.89 $
(26,502.40 ฿)
     -86.10 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.63 5.01      +38.18 %
Last update: May 2021May 2021
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