Cost of Living Comparison Between Orlando, FL and Chiang Mai 

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Consumer Prices in Chiang Mai are 46.2% lower than in Orlando, FL (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Chiang Mai are 58.7% lower than in Orlando, FL
Rent Prices in Chiang Mai are 77.7% lower than in Orlando, FL
Restaurant Prices in Chiang Mai are 77.3% lower than in Orlando, FL
Groceries Prices in Chiang Mai are 36.4% lower than in Orlando, FL
Local Purchasing Power in Chiang Mai is 75.1% lower than in Orlando, FL
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Restaurants
Orlando, FL Edit Chiang Mai Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 $
(655.41 ฿)
1.53 $
(50.00 ฿)
     -92.4 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 70.00 $
(2,293.93 ฿)
15.26 $
(500.00 ฿)
     -78.2 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.00 $
(294.93 ฿)
6.10 $
(200.00 ฿)
     -32.2 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 $
(163.85 ฿)
2.29 $
(75.00 ฿)
     -54.2 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.00 $
(163.85 ฿)
3.66 $
(120.00 ฿)
     -26.8 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.78 $
(156.54 ฿)
1.67 $
(54.68 ฿)
     -65.1 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.37 $
(77.79 ฿)
0.56 $
(18.38 ฿)
     -76.4 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.98 $
(64.84 ฿)
0.31 $
(10.15 ฿)
     -84.3 %
Markets
Orlando, FL Edit Chiang Mai Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.28 $
(140.22 ฿)
7.15 $
(234.23 ฿)
     +67.1 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.08 $
(100.84 ฿)
1.20 $
(39.46 ฿)
     -60.9 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.13 $
(69.73 ฿)
0.54 $
(17.82 ฿)
     -74.4 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.38 $
(143.70 ฿)
1.76 $
(57.60 ฿)
     -59.9 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.94 $
(161.82 ฿)
7.96 $
(260.82 ฿)
     +61.2 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.36 $
(175.63 ฿)
0.99 $
(32.33 ฿)
     -81.6 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.42 $
(210.51 ฿)
6.55 $
(214.48 ฿)
     +1.9 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.24 $
(73.43 ฿)
1.06 $
(34.70 ฿)
     -52.7 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.68 $
(22.33 ฿)
0.52 $
(17.01 ฿)
     -23.8 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.84 $
(60.22 ฿)
0.64 $
(20.98 ฿)
     -65.2 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.71 $
(56.09 ฿)
0.74 $
(24.15 ฿)
     -56.9 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.39 $
(45.63 ฿)
0.54 $
(17.58 ฿)
     -61.5 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.27 $
(41.74 ฿)
0.46 $
(15.12 ฿)
     -63.8 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.11 $
(69.12 ฿)
0.81 $
(26.67 ฿)
     -61.4 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.80 $
(59.03 ฿)
0.49 $
(15.92 ฿)
     -73.0 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 11.00 $
(360.48 ฿)
16.78 $
(550.00 ฿)
     +52.6 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.42 $
(79.26 ฿)
1.83 $
(59.94 ฿)
     -24.4 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.65 $
(119.71 ฿)
3.41 $
(111.88 ฿)
     -6.5 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 7.08 $
(231.85 ฿)
4.27 $
(140.00 ฿)
     -39.6 %
Transportation
Orlando, FL Edit Chiang Mai Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $
(65.54 ฿)
0.92 $
(30.00 ฿)
     -54.2 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 50.00 $
(1,638.52 ฿)
24.41 $
(800.00 ฿)
     -51.2 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.75 $
(90.12 ฿)
1.53 $
(50.00 ฿)
     -44.5 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.50 $
(114.53 ฿)
2.21 $
(72.42 ฿)
     -36.8 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 35.00 $
(1,146.97 ฿)
4.58 $
(150.00 ฿)
     -86.9 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.53 $
(115.58 ฿)
4.88 $
(160.03 ฿)
     +38.5 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,597.50 $
(773,301.80 ฿)
22,886.44 $
(750,000.00 ฿)
     -3.0 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,571.43 $
(805,217.93 ฿)
32,803.90 $
(1,075,000.00 ฿)
     +33.5 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Orlando, FL Edit Chiang Mai Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 166.87 $
(5,468.33 ฿)
59.38 $
(1,945.98 ฿)
     -64.4 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.23 $
(7.54 ฿)
0.04 $
(1.41 ฿)
     -81.3 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 73.86 $
(2,420.55 ฿)
20.88 $
(684.17 ฿)
     -71.7 %
Sports And Leisure
Orlando, FL Edit Chiang Mai Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 36.62 $
(1,200.05 ฿)
37.23 $
(1,220.00 ฿)
     +1.7 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 17.50 $
(573.48 ฿)
7.12 $
(233.33 ฿)
     -59.3 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 14.00 $
(458.79 ฿)
5.49 $
(180.00 ฿)
     -60.8 %
Childcare
Orlando, FL Edit Chiang Mai Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,016.67 $
(33,316.67 ฿)
483.16 $
(15,833.33 ฿)
     -52.5 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 7,983.33 $
(261,617.80 ฿)
9,015.08 $
(295,428.57 ฿)
     +12.9 %
Clothing And Shoes
Orlando, FL Edit Chiang Mai Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 44.37 $
(1,453.88 ฿)
64.59 $
(2,116.67 ฿)
     +45.6 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 34.61 $
(1,134.04 ฿)
29.19 $
(956.67 ฿)
     -15.6 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 80.56 $
(2,639.95 ฿)
79.34 $
(2,600.00 ฿)
     -1.5 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 105.69 $
(3,463.59 ฿)
72.73 $
(2,383.33 ฿)
     -31.2 %
Rent Per Month
Orlando, FL Edit Chiang Mai Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,795.16 $
(58,828.29 ฿)
371.90 $
(12,187.50 ฿)
     -79.3 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,556.42 $
(51,004.69 ฿)
248.61 $
(8,147.06 ฿)
     -84.0 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,209.06 $
(105,162.57 ฿)
862.06 $
(28,250.00 ฿)
     -73.1 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,308.00 $
(75,634.31 ฿)
497.63 $
(16,307.69 ฿)
     -78.4 %
Buy Apartment Price
Orlando, FL Edit Chiang Mai Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 436.87 $
(14,316.49 ฿)
161.59 $
(5,295.43 ฿)
     -63.0 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 268.37 $
(8,794.71 ฿)
97.33 $
(3,189.64 ฿)
     -63.7 %
Salaries And Financing
Orlando, FL Edit Chiang Mai Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,831.63 $
(158,334.82 ฿)
496.96 $
(16,285.71 ฿)
     -89.7 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.42 4.17      -23.1 %
Last update: January 2023January 2023
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