Cost of Living Comparison Between Orlando, FL and Chiang Mai 

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Consumer Prices in Chiang Mai are 38.65% lower than in Orlando, FL (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Chiang Mai are 49.42% lower than in Orlando, FL
Rent Prices in Chiang Mai are 69.23% lower than in Orlando, FL
Restaurant Prices in Chiang Mai are 66.91% lower than in Orlando, FL
Groceries Prices in Chiang Mai are 29.42% lower than in Orlando, FL
Local Purchasing Power in Chiang Mai is 74.43% lower than in Orlando, FL
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Restaurants
Orlando, FL Edit Chiang Mai Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $
(499.72 ฿)
2.10 $
(70.00 ฿)
     -85.99 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 $
(1,665.74 ฿)
18.01 $
(600.00 ฿)
     -63.98 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 $
(266.52 ฿)
5.69 $
(189.50 ฿)
     -28.90 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.00 $
(133.26 ฿)
2.40 $
(80.00 ฿)
     -39.97 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.00 $
(166.57 ฿)
4.20 $
(140.00 ฿)
     -15.95 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.50 $
(149.79 ฿)
1.81 $
(60.29 ฿)
     -59.75 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.01 $
(67.02 ฿)
0.65 $
(21.75 ฿)
     -67.55 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.61 $
(53.73 ฿)
0.32 $
(10.79 ฿)
     -79.92 %
Markets
Orlando, FL Edit Chiang Mai Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.52 $
(117.26 ฿)
7.57 $
(252.09 ฿)
     +114.99 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.59 $
(86.12 ฿)
1.19 $
(39.54 ฿)
     -54.09 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.11 $
(70.37 ฿)
0.52 $
(17.21 ฿)
     -75.55 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.51 $
(83.62 ฿)
1.55 $
(51.69 ฿)
     -38.18 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.91 $
(163.54 ฿)
8.00 $
(266.49 ฿)
     +62.95 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.10 $
(136.75 ฿)
1.22 $
(40.50 ฿)
     -70.38 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.78 $
(192.47 ฿)
5.48 $
(182.57 ฿)
     -5.14 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.67 $
(55.52 ฿)
0.92 $
(30.59 ฿)
     -44.90 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.66 $
(21.91 ฿)
0.48 $
(15.88 ฿)
     -27.55 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.65 $
(54.97 ฿)
0.66 $
(22.06 ฿)
     -59.88 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.54 $
(51.38 ฿)
0.56 $
(18.60 ฿)
     -63.80 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.05 $
(35.13 ฿)
0.54 $
(18.14 ฿)
     -48.35 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.10 $
(36.70 ฿)
0.52 $
(17.30 ฿)
     -52.86 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.86 $
(61.82 ฿)
0.81 $
(26.88 ฿)
     -56.53 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.74 $
(58.09 ฿)
0.65 $
(21.50 ฿)
     -62.99 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 11.50 $
(383.12 ฿)
15.01 $
(500.00 ฿)
     +30.51 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.90 $
(63.24 ฿)
1.52 $
(50.70 ฿)
     -19.82 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.22 $
(73.93 ฿)
3.03 $
(101.00 ฿)
     +36.61 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 7.15 $
(238.20 ฿)
4.35 $
(145.00 ฿)
     -39.13 %
Transportation
Orlando, FL Edit Chiang Mai Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $
(66.63 ฿)
0.90 $
(30.00 ฿)
     -54.97 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 50.00 $
(1,665.74 ฿)
30.02 $
(1,000.00 ฿)
     -39.97 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.88 $
(95.78 ฿)
1.50 $
(50.00 ฿)
     -47.80 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.40 $
(79.96 ฿)
0.72 $
(24.14 ฿)
     -69.81 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 40.00 $
(1,332.59 ฿)
5.40 $
(180.00 ฿)
     -86.49 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.54 $
(84.54 ฿)
3.15 $
(104.79 ฿)
     +23.95 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,000.00 $
(799,555.61 ฿)
27,015.01 $
(900,000.00 ฿)
     +12.56 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,357.14 $
(744,824.12 ฿)
27,225.12 $
(907,000.00 ฿)
     +21.77 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Orlando, FL Edit Chiang Mai Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 180.79 $
(6,022.82 ฿)
68.59 $
(2,285.16 ฿)
     -62.06 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.14 $
(4.58 ฿)
0.04 $
(1.33 ฿)
     -71.06 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 70.81 $
(2,359.16 ฿)
19.83 $
(660.67 ฿)
     -72.00 %
Sports And Leisure
Orlando, FL Edit Chiang Mai Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 32.40 $
(1,079.32 ฿)
39.56 $
(1,317.78 ฿)
     +22.09 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 20.38 $
(678.79 ฿)
4.43 $
(147.50 ฿)
     -78.27 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $
(399.78 ฿)
5.70 $
(190.00 ฿)
     -52.47 %
Childcare
Orlando, FL Edit Chiang Mai Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 862.00 $
(28,717.37 ฿)
281.16 $
(9,366.67 ฿)
     -67.38 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 9,271.43 $
(308,875.95 ฿)
9,854.05 $
(328,285.71 ฿)
     +6.28 %
Clothing And Shoes
Orlando, FL Edit Chiang Mai Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 39.31 $
(1,309.52 ฿)
66.89 $
(2,228.57 ฿)
     +70.18 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 31.89 $
(1,062.37 ฿)
25.69 $
(855.71 ฿)
     -19.45 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 77.08 $
(2,567.78 ฿)
77.38 $
(2,577.78 ฿)
     +0.39 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 84.54 $
(2,816.37 ฿)
76.33 $
(2,542.86 ฿)
     -9.71 %
Rent Per Month
Orlando, FL Edit Chiang Mai Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,363.47 $
(45,423.89 ฿)
401.28 $
(13,368.42 ฿)
     -70.57 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,116.84 $
(37,207.44 ฿)
287.66 $
(9,583.33 ฿)
     -74.24 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,205.42 $
(73,473.30 ฿)
797.11 $
(26,555.56 ฿)
     -63.86 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,684.40 $
(56,115.48 ฿)
466.41 $
(15,538.46 ฿)
     -72.31 %
Buy Apartment Price
Orlando, FL Edit Chiang Mai Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 295.61 $
(9,848.31 ฿)
190.26 $
(6,338.48 ฿)
     -35.64 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 134.89 $
(4,493.86 ฿)
117.41 $
(3,911.41 ฿)
     -12.96 %
Salaries And Financing
Orlando, FL Edit Chiang Mai Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,974.08 $
(132,395.70 ฿)
514.04 $
(17,125.00 ฿)
     -87.07 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.63 4.34      +19.51 %
Last update: September 2021September 2021
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