Cost of Living Comparison Between Australia and Thailand Reverse

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Cost of Living in Thailand is 50.9% lower than in Australia (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in Thailand is 55.5% lower than in Australia
Rent Prices in Thailand are 66.0% lower than in Australia
Restaurant Prices in Thailand are 70.6% lower than in Australia
Groceries Prices in Thailand are 47.0% lower than in Australia
Local Purchasing Power in Thailand is 68.6% lower than in Australia
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Restaurants
Australia Edit Thailand Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 25.00 A$
(606.23 ฿)
4.12 A$
(100.00 ฿)
     -83.5 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 120.00 A$
(2,909.92 ฿)
37.11 A$
(900.00 ฿)
     -69.1 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 15.00 A$
(363.74 ฿)
8.25 A$
(200.00 ฿)
     -45.0 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 10.45 A$
(253.41 ฿)
2.89 A$
(70.00 ฿)
     -72.4 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 11.00 A$
(266.74 ฿)
4.95 A$
(120.00 ฿)
     -55.0 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.27 A$
(127.82 ฿)
2.86 A$
(69.35 ฿)
     -45.7 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 4.00 A$
(96.92 ฿)
0.92 A$
(22.23 ฿)
     -77.1 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 3.32 A$
(80.42 ฿)
0.49 A$
(11.86 ฿)
     -85.3 %
Markets
Australia Edit Thailand Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 8.73 A$
(211.73 ฿)
9.09 A$
(220.52 ฿)
     +4.2 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.40 A$
(82.44 ฿)
1.77 A$
(42.99 ฿)
     -47.8 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.48 A$
(35.82 ฿)
0.80 A$
(19.29 ฿)
     -46.1 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 6.09 A$
(147.70 ฿)
2.98 A$
(72.37 ฿)
     -51.0 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.87 A$
(166.69 ฿)
11.54 A$
(279.85 ฿)
     +67.9 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.86 A$
(142.00 ฿)
1.71 A$
(41.54 ฿)
     -70.7 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 9.71 A$
(235.41 ฿)
6.70 A$
(162.52 ฿)
     -31.0 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.19 A$
(53.04 ฿)
1.74 A$
(42.19 ฿)
     -20.5 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.82 A$
(44.19 ฿)
0.80 A$
(19.29 ฿)
     -56.3 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.10 A$
(50.83 ฿)
1.26 A$
(30.62 ฿)
     -39.8 %
Tomato (1 lb) 3.00 A$
(72.80 ฿)
0.94 A$
(22.87 ฿)
     -68.6 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.67 A$
(40.48 ฿)
0.93 A$
(22.67 ฿)
     -44.0 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.49 A$
(36.04 ฿)
0.75 A$
(18.23 ฿)
     -49.4 %
Lettuce (1 head) 3.49 A$
(84.74 ฿)
1.62 A$
(39.17 ฿)
     -53.8 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.54 A$
(61.56 ฿)
0.69 A$
(16.61 ฿)
     -73.0 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 20.00 A$
(484.99 ฿)
24.74 A$
(600.00 ฿)
     +23.7 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 7.40 A$
(179.48 ฿)
2.40 A$
(58.16 ฿)
     -67.6 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.35 A$
(202.48 ฿)
3.95 A$
(95.68 ฿)
     -52.7 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 45.00 A$
(1,091.22 ฿)
5.92 A$
(143.50 ฿)
     -86.8 %
Transportation
Australia Edit Thailand Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 5.00 A$
(121.25 ฿)
1.24 A$
(30.00 ฿)
     -75.3 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 165.60 A$
(4,015.69 ฿)
49.49 A$
(1,200.00 ฿)
     -70.1 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.50 A$
(133.37 ฿)
1.44 A$
(35.00 ฿)
     -73.8 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.02 A$
(97.56 ฿)
2.65 A$
(64.37 ฿)
     -34.0 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 60.00 A$
(1,454.96 ฿)
7.84 A$
(190.00 ฿)
     -86.9 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.16 A$
(173.57 ฿)
6.46 A$
(156.66 ฿)
     -9.7 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 44,014.00 A$
(1,067,309.76 ฿)
39,176.35 A$
(950,000.00 ฿)
     -11.0 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 33,373.10 A$
(809,275.18 ฿)
37,040.06 A$
(898,196.43 ฿)
     +11.0 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Australia Edit Thailand Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 308.73 A$
(7,486.60 ฿)
107.10 A$
(2,597.04 ฿)
     -65.3 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 41.57 A$
(1,008.08 ฿)
19.66 A$
(476.77 ฿)
     -52.7 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 82.13 A$
(1,991.69 ฿)
24.07 A$
(583.60 ฿)
     -70.7 %
Sports And Leisure
Australia Edit Thailand Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 77.16 A$
(1,871.01 ฿)
67.60 A$
(1,639.16 ฿)
     -12.4 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 25.95 A$
(629.34 ฿)
13.90 A$
(336.95 ฿)
     -46.5 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 21.00 A$
(509.24 ฿)
9.07 A$
(220.00 ฿)
     -56.8 %
Childcare
Australia Edit Thailand Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,358.79 A$
(57,199.01 ฿)
566.48 A$
(13,736.78 ฿)
     -76.0 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 18,734.28 A$
(454,293.58 ฿)
16,542.89 A$
(401,153.89 ฿)
     -11.7 %
Clothing And Shoes
Australia Edit Thailand Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 120.89 A$
(2,931.53 ฿)
64.28 A$
(1,558.70 ฿)
     -46.8 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 86.01 A$
(2,085.71 ฿)
47.09 A$
(1,141.96 ฿)
     -45.2 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 167.72 A$
(4,067.03 ฿)
128.97 A$
(3,127.33 ฿)
     -23.1 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 180.04 A$
(4,365.76 ฿)
101.21 A$
(2,454.34 ฿)
     -43.8 %
Rent Per Month
Australia Edit Thailand Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,242.36 A$
(54,375.62 ฿)
699.56 A$
(16,963.78 ฿)
     -68.8 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,757.16 A$
(42,609.99 ฿)
354.00 A$
(8,584.17 ฿)
     -79.9 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,574.33 A$
(86,675.03 ฿)
1,477.69 A$
(35,832.89 ฿)
     -58.7 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,616.00 A$
(63,436.30 ฿)
937.99 A$
(22,745.60 ฿)
     -64.1 %
Buy Apartment Price
Australia Edit Thailand Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,028.02 A$
(24,928.81 ฿)
508.00 A$
(12,318.71 ฿)
     -50.6 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 750.46 A$
(18,198.13 ฿)
278.10 A$
(6,743.65 ฿)
     -62.9 %
Salaries And Financing
Australia Edit Thailand Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 5,688.88 A$
(137,951.38 ฿)
794.36 A$
(19,262.75 ฿)
     -86.0 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.36 5.56      -12.7 %
Last update: May 2024May 2024
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