Cost of Living Comparison Between Thailand and Japan Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Japan are 39.8% higher than in Thailand (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Japan are 36.4% higher than in Thailand
Rent Prices in Japan are 25.2% higher than in Thailand
Restaurant Prices in Japan are 65.6% higher than in Thailand
Groceries Prices in Japan are 34.3% higher than in Thailand
Local Purchasing Power in Japan is 203.6% higher than in Thailand
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Restaurants
Thailand Edit Japan Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 100.00 ฿
(419.79 ¥)
238.21 ฿
(1,000.00 ¥)
     +138.2 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 825.00 ฿
(3,463.28 ¥)
1,429.28 ฿
(6,000.00 ¥)
     +73.2 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 200.00 ฿
(839.58 ¥)
178.66 ฿
(750.00 ¥)
     -10.7 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 70.00 ฿
(293.85 ¥)
107.20 ฿
(450.00 ¥)
     +53.1 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 120.00 ฿
(503.75 ¥)
141.13 ฿
(592.46 ¥)
     +17.6 %
Cappuccino (regular) 69.33 ฿
(291.02 ¥)
106.17 ฿
(445.69 ¥)
     +53.1 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 22.30 ฿
(93.62 ¥)
36.66 ฿
(153.91 ¥)
     +64.4 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 12.16 ฿
(51.04 ¥)
26.73 ฿
(112.19 ¥)
     +119.8 %
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 212.62 ฿
(892.54 ¥)
192.36 ฿
(807.49 ¥)
     -9.5 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 42.89 ฿
(180.06 ¥)
48.93 ฿
(205.40 ¥)
     +14.1 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 19.40 ฿
(81.43 ¥)
56.43 ฿
(236.88 ¥)
     +190.9 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 71.68 ฿
(300.91 ¥)
78.19 ฿
(328.23 ¥)
     +9.1 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 277.44 ฿
(1,164.67 ¥)
177.77 ฿
(746.27 ¥)
     -35.9 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 42.03 ฿
(176.42 ¥)
100.72 ฿
(422.81 ¥)
     +139.7 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 165.65 ฿
(695.38 ¥)
256.01 ฿
(1,074.72 ¥)
     +54.6 %
Apples (1 lb) 42.69 ฿
(179.23 ¥)
75.12 ฿
(315.35 ¥)
     +76.0 %
Banana (1 lb) 19.13 ฿
(80.30 ¥)
36.72 ฿
(154.15 ¥)
     +92.0 %
Oranges (1 lb) 30.78 ฿
(129.20 ¥)
65.85 ฿
(276.41 ¥)
     +113.9 %
Tomato (1 lb) 22.32 ฿
(93.68 ¥)
69.06 ฿
(289.89 ¥)
     +209.4 %
Potato (1 lb) 22.38 ฿
(93.95 ¥)
42.08 ฿
(176.65 ¥)
     +88.0 %
Onion (1 lb) 18.23 ฿
(76.51 ¥)
36.68 ฿
(153.97 ¥)
     +101.2 %
Lettuce (1 head) 39.17 ฿
(164.44 ¥)
44.85 ฿
(188.26 ¥)
     +14.5 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 16.54 ฿
(69.42 ¥)
30.30 ฿
(127.20 ¥)
     +83.2 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 600.00 ฿
(2,518.75 ¥)
238.21 ฿
(1,000.00 ¥)
     -60.3 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 58.28 ฿
(244.67 ¥)
71.88 ฿
(301.74 ¥)
     +23.3 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 96.39 ฿
(404.64 ¥)
96.84 ฿
(406.51 ¥)
     +0.5 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 144.25 ฿
(605.55 ¥)
142.93 ฿
(600.00 ¥)
     -0.9 %
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 30.00 ฿
(125.94 ¥)
52.41 ฿
(220.00 ¥)
     +74.7 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,200.00 ฿
(5,037.49 ¥)
1,905.71 ฿
(8,000.00 ¥)
     +58.8 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 35.00 ฿
(146.93 ¥)
133.40 ฿
(560.00 ¥)
     +281.1 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 64.37 ฿
(270.24 ¥)
153.35 ฿
(643.74 ¥)
     +138.2 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 180.00 ฿
(755.62 ¥)
821.84 ฿
(3,450.00 ¥)
     +356.6 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 156.65 ฿
(657.58 ¥)
153.52 ฿
(644.46 ¥)
     -2.0 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 932,500.00 ฿
(3,914,551.89 ¥)
796,110.28 ฿
(3,342,000.00 ¥)
     -14.6 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 889,366.07 ฿
(3,733,479.50 ¥)
592,839.58 ฿
(2,488,687.72 ¥)
     -33.3 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Thailand Edit Japan Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 2,534.40 ฿
(10,639.20 ¥)
5,940.84 ฿
(24,939.12 ¥)
     +134.4 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 481.90 ฿
(2,022.97 ¥)
931.75 ฿
(3,911.40 ¥)
     +93.3 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 591.53 ฿
(2,483.17 ¥)
1,181.33 ฿
(4,959.10 ¥)
     +99.7 %
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 1,607.40 ฿
(6,747.74 ¥)
2,001.04 ฿
(8,400.17 ¥)
     +24.5 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 322.94 ฿
(1,355.66 ¥)
603.99 ฿
(2,535.49 ¥)
     +87.0 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 220.00 ฿
(923.54 ¥)
428.78 ฿
(1,800.00 ¥)
     +94.9 %
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 13,745.69 ฿
(57,703.20 ¥)
12,682.60 ฿
(53,240.42 ¥)
     -7.7 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 392,521.09 ฿
(1,647,768.57 ¥)
444,469.94 ฿
(1,865,845.18 ¥)
     +13.2 %
Clothing And Shoes
Thailand Edit Japan Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 1,578.33 ฿
(6,625.70 ¥)
1,528.27 ฿
(6,415.56 ¥)
     -3.2 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 1,177.83 ฿
(4,944.40 ¥)
1,079.27 ฿
(4,530.68 ¥)
     -8.4 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 3,129.56 ฿
(13,137.61 ¥)
2,008.06 ฿
(8,429.64 ¥)
     -35.8 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 2,504.48 ฿
(10,513.59 ¥)
2,787.10 ฿
(11,699.98 ¥)
     +11.3 %
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 16,709.88 ฿
(70,146.59 ¥)
20,342.16 ฿
(85,394.58 ¥)
     +21.7 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 8,537.05 ฿
(35,837.75 ¥)
13,714.91 ฿
(57,573.96 ¥)
     +60.7 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 35,277.58 ฿
(148,092.13 ¥)
43,548.51 ฿
(182,812.74 ¥)
     +23.4 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 22,692.62 ฿
(95,261.60 ¥)
26,933.00 ฿
(113,062.35 ¥)
     +18.7 %
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 11,944.62 ฿
(50,142.46 ¥)
19,050.18 ฿
(79,970.95 ¥)
     +59.5 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 6,766.68 ฿
(28,405.90 ¥)
11,521.12 ฿
(48,364.62 ¥)
     +70.3 %
Salaries And Financing
Thailand Edit Japan Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 19,111.99 ฿
(80,230.41 ¥)
79,129.83 ฿
(332,179.97 ¥)
     +314.0 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.50 1.78      -67.7 %
Last update: April 2024April 2024
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