Cost of Living Comparison Between Thailand and Japan Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Japan are 57.37% higher than in Thailand (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Japan are 58.11% higher than in Thailand
Rent Prices in Japan are 60.60% higher than in Thailand
Restaurant Prices in Japan are 75.22% higher than in Thailand
Groceries Prices in Japan are 59.16% higher than in Thailand
Local Purchasing Power in Japan is 198.38% higher than in Thailand
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Restaurants
Thailand Edit Japan Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 70.00 ฿
(270.60 ¥)
232.81 ฿
(900.00 ¥)
     +232.59 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 800.00 ฿
(3,092.62 ¥)
1,257.19 ฿
(4,860.00 ¥)
     +57.15 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 200.00 ฿
(773.15 ¥)
181.08 ฿
(700.00 ¥)
     -9.46 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 65.00 ฿
(251.27 ¥)
116.41 ฿
(450.00 ¥)
     +79.09 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 120.00 ฿
(463.89 ¥)
155.21 ฿
(600.00 ¥)
     +29.34 %
Cappuccino (regular) 62.09 ฿
(240.03 ¥)
110.42 ฿
(426.87 ¥)
     +77.84 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 20.09 ฿
(77.65 ¥)
38.04 ฿
(147.04 ¥)
     +89.35 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 9.54 ฿
(36.86 ¥)
28.55 ฿
(110.38 ¥)
     +199.44 %
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 212.10 ฿
(819.92 ¥)
187.97 ฿
(726.67 ¥)
     -11.37 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 40.91 ฿
(158.14 ¥)
50.14 ฿
(193.83 ¥)
     +22.57 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 17.99 ฿
(69.55 ¥)
62.33 ฿
(240.94 ¥)
     +246.44 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 56.52 ฿
(218.50 ¥)
62.36 ฿
(241.06 ¥)
     +10.32 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 233.91 ฿
(904.25 ¥)
214.19 ฿
(827.99 ¥)
     -8.43 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 34.77 ฿
(134.41 ¥)
102.42 ฿
(395.92 ¥)
     +194.57 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 159.16 ฿
(615.27 ¥)
286.75 ฿
(1,108.51 ¥)
     +80.17 %
Apples (1 lb) 39.67 ฿
(153.37 ¥)
85.02 ฿
(328.65 ¥)
     +114.28 %
Banana (1 lb) 19.21 ฿
(74.25 ¥)
39.59 ฿
(153.06 ¥)
     +106.14 %
Oranges (1 lb) 27.79 ฿
(107.43 ¥)
72.64 ฿
(280.81 ¥)
     +161.39 %
Tomato (1 lb) 20.11 ฿
(77.75 ¥)
72.97 ฿
(282.08 ¥)
     +262.81 %
Potato (1 lb) 19.84 ฿
(76.71 ¥)
52.23 ฿
(201.93 ¥)
     +163.22 %
Onion (1 lb) 15.96 ฿
(61.71 ¥)
39.78 ฿
(153.77 ¥)
     +149.16 %
Lettuce (1 head) 33.72 ฿
(130.33 ¥)
48.26 ฿
(186.57 ¥)
     +43.14 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 16.43 ฿
(63.52 ¥)
32.11 ฿
(124.12 ¥)
     +95.40 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 600.00 ฿
(2,319.46 ¥)
258.68 ฿
(1,000.00 ¥)
     -56.89 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 57.05 ฿
(220.54 ¥)
74.06 ฿
(286.29 ¥)
     +29.81 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 92.43 ฿
(357.31 ¥)
93.41 ฿
(361.10 ¥)
     +1.06 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 140.00 ฿
(541.21 ¥)
139.69 ฿
(540.00 ¥)
     -0.22 %
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 30.00 ฿
(115.97 ¥)
56.91 ฿
(220.00 ¥)
     +89.70 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,016.00 ฿
(3,927.62 ¥)
2,356.58 ฿
(9,110.00 ¥)
     +131.95 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 35.00 ฿
(135.30 ¥)
160.38 ฿
(620.00 ¥)
     +358.23 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 56.33 ฿
(217.75 ¥)
170.69 ฿
(659.83 ¥)
     +203.03 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 150.00 ฿
(579.87 ¥)
776.04 ฿
(3,000.00 ¥)
     +417.36 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 163.98 ฿
(633.92 ¥)
158.56 ฿
(612.97 ¥)
     -3.31 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,200,000.00 ฿
(4,638,922.67 ¥)
724,306.10 ฿
(2,800,000.00 ¥)
     -39.64 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 849,910.69 ฿
(3,285,558.31 ¥)
579,643.57 ฿
(2,240,768.09 ¥)
     -31.80 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Thailand Edit Japan Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 2,101.41 ฿
(8,123.55 ¥)
5,700.85 ฿
(22,038.17 ¥)
     +171.29 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.56 ฿
(6.04 ¥)
10.09 ฿
(39.01 ¥)
     +546.12 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 636.75 ฿
(2,461.54 ¥)
1,216.43 ฿
(4,702.43 ¥)
     +91.04 %
Sports And Leisure
Thailand Edit Japan Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 1,576.41 ฿
(6,094.05 ¥)
2,188.93 ฿
(8,461.89 ¥)
     +38.85 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 305.81 ฿
(1,182.21 ¥)
705.94 ฿
(2,728.99 ¥)
     +130.84 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 200.00 ฿
(773.15 ¥)
465.63 ฿
(1,800.00 ¥)
     +132.81 %
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 11,833.58 ฿
(45,745.89 ¥)
13,010.59 ฿
(50,295.95 ¥)
     +9.95 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 383,682.13 ฿
(1,483,226.45 ¥)
414,543.35 ฿
(1,602,528.78 ¥)
     +8.04 %
Clothing And Shoes
Thailand Edit Japan Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 1,686.68 ฿
(6,520.30 ¥)
1,589.13 ฿
(6,143.22 ¥)
     -5.78 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 991.38 ฿
(3,832.44 ¥)
1,144.54 ฿
(4,424.53 ¥)
     +15.45 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 2,838.95 ฿
(10,974.72 ¥)
2,074.85 ฿
(8,020.88 ¥)
     -26.91 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 2,511.36 ฿
(9,708.33 ¥)
3,147.02 ฿
(12,165.65 ¥)
     +25.31 %
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 13,019.80 ฿
(50,331.53 ¥)
26,323.07 ฿
(101,758.91 ¥)
     +102.18 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 7,176.88 ฿
(27,744.14 ¥)
16,465.91 ฿
(63,653.41 ¥)
     +129.43 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 35,688.82 ฿
(137,964.74 ¥)
48,379.33 ฿
(187,023.32 ¥)
     +35.56 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 19,566.37 ฿
(75,639.07 ¥)
30,873.88 ฿
(119,351.28 ¥)
     +57.79 %
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 9,400.27 ฿
(36,339.27 ¥)
21,375.49 ฿
(82,632.71 ¥)
     +127.39 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 5,219.09 ฿
(20,175.79 ¥)
12,201.79 ฿
(47,169.32 ¥)
     +133.79 %
Salaries And Financing
Thailand Edit Japan Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 18,192.18 ฿
(70,326.76 ¥)
85,824.43 ฿
(331,777.42 ¥)
     +371.77 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.25 1.41      -73.19 %
Last update: June 2022June 2022
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