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Cost of Living Comparison Between Washington, DC and Chiang Mai Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Chiang Mai are 48.56% lower than in Washington, DC
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Chiang Mai are 63.58% lower than in Washington, DC
Rent Prices in Chiang Mai are 83.65% lower than in Washington, DC
Restaurant Prices in Chiang Mai are 73.96% lower than in Washington, DC
Groceries Prices in Chiang Mai are 34.47% lower than in Washington, DC
Local Purchasing Power in Chiang Mai is 75.47% lower than in Washington, DC
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $
(492.89 ฿)
1.52 $
(50.00 ฿)
     -89.86 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 65.00 $
(2,135.87 ฿)
16.74 $
(550.00 ฿)
     -74.25 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 $
(230.02 ฿)
5.08 $
(167.00 ฿)
     -27.40 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 $
(197.16 ฿)
2.13 $
(70.00 ฿)
     -64.50 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 8.00 $
(262.88 ฿)
3.65 $
(120.00 ฿)
     -54.35 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.28 $
(140.78 ฿)
1.67 $
(55.00 ฿)
     -60.93 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.91 $
(62.87 ฿)
0.63 $
(20.73 ฿)
     -67.03 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.70 $
(55.73 ฿)
0.34 $
(11.32 ฿)
     -79.69 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.70 $
(121.70 ฿)
5.67 $
(186.38 ฿)
     +53.15 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.84 $
(93.48 ฿)
1.09 $
(35.78 ฿)
     -61.73 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.00 $
(65.72 ฿)
0.53 $
(17.40 ฿)
     -73.52 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.22 $
(105.79 ฿)
1.54 $
(50.61 ฿)
     -52.16 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.63 $
(184.83 ฿)
11.37 $
(373.65 ฿)
     +102.15 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4.92 $
(161.69 ฿)
1.55 $
(50.84 ฿)
     -68.56 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.78 $
(190.07 ฿)
5.84 $
(191.95 ฿)
     +0.99 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.30 $
(75.51 ฿)
1.28 $
(42.12 ฿)
     -44.22 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.72 $
(23.59 ฿)
0.53 $
(17.39 ฿)
     -26.30 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.93 $
(63.47 ฿)
0.83 $
(27.22 ฿)
     -57.12 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.07 $
(68.10 ฿)
0.47 $
(15.34 ฿)
     -77.47 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.33 $
(43.76 ฿)
0.53 $
(17.49 ฿)
     -60.03 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.43 $
(47.11 ฿)
0.46 $
(14.97 ฿)
     -68.23 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.17 $
(71.24 ฿)
0.74 $
(24.44 ฿)
     -65.69 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.36 $
(77.69 ฿)
0.49 $
(16.12 ฿)
     -79.26 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 16.00 $
(525.75 ฿)
15.22 $
(500.00 ฿)
     -4.90 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.67 $
(120.48 ฿)
1.58 $
(51.87 ฿)
     -56.95 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 4.00 $
(131.44 ฿)
2.69 $
(88.33 ฿)
     -32.79 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 8.89 $
(292.29 ฿)
3.65 $
(120.00 ฿)
     -58.94 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 $
(82.15 ฿)
0.61 $
(20.00 ฿)
     -75.65 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 200.00 $
(6,571.90 ฿)
30.43 $
(1,000.00 ฿)
     -84.78 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 $
(115.01 ฿)
1.13 $
(37.00 ฿)
     -67.83 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.45 $
(80.51 ฿)
0.49 $
(16.09 ฿)
     -80.01 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 25.00 $
(821.49 ฿)
6.09 $
(200.00 ฿)
     -75.65 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.50 $
(82.20 ฿)
3.23 $
(105.99 ฿)
     +28.94 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,000.00 $
(657,190.00 ฿)
20,085.52 $
(660,000.00 ฿)
     +0.43 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,970.56 $
(689,081.97 ฿)
26,439.84 $
(868,800.00 ฿)
     +26.08 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 112.70 $
(3,703.35 ฿)
55.68 $
(1,829.69 ฿)
     -50.59 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 $
(3.29 ฿)
0.04 $
(1.47 ฿)
     -55.30 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 63.44 $
(2,084.75 ฿)
18.93 $
(621.94 ฿)
     -70.17 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 60.78 $
(1,997.29 ฿)
31.93 $
(1,049.11 ฿)
     -47.47 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 19.62 $
(644.87 ฿)
5.48 $
(180.00 ฿)
     -72.09 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 13.50 $
(443.60 ฿)
4.41 $
(145.00 ฿)
     -67.31 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,870.00 $
(61,447.26 ฿)
302.64 $
(9,944.44 ฿)
     -83.82 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 18,000.00 $
(591,471.00 ฿)
6,847.33 $
(225,000.00 ฿)
     -61.96 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 51.24 $
(1,683.57 ฿)
76.08 $
(2,500.00 ฿)
     +48.49 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.42 $
(1,163.77 ฿)
22.66 $
(744.44 ฿)
     -36.03 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 79.53 $
(2,613.43 ฿)
80.79 $
(2,654.77 ฿)
     +1.58 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 116.20 $
(3,818.27 ฿)
52.24 $
(1,716.67 ฿)
     -55.04 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,122.83 $
(69,755.24 ฿)
328.62 $
(10,798.36 ฿)
     -84.52 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,621.38 $
(53,277.84 ฿)
213.98 $
(7,031.25 ฿)
     -86.80 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,834.21 $
(125,990.24 ฿)
715.17 $
(23,500.00 ฿)
     -81.35 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,806.67 $
(92,225.66 ฿)
440.43 $
(14,472.22 ฿)
     -84.31 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 560.26 $
(18,409.89 ฿)
163.98 $
(5,388.33 ฿)
     -70.73 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 265.55 $
(8,725.88 ฿)
85.76 $
(2,818.04 ฿)
     -67.70 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,580.22 $
(150,503.81 ฿)
409.12 $
(13,443.37 ฿)
     -91.07 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, Fixed-Rate 3.76 5.64      +50.14 %
Last update: November 2017November 2017
Contributors:224148
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD