Cost of Living Comparison Between Thailand and Japan Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Japan are 78.03% higher than in Thailand (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Japan are 78.07% higher than in Thailand
Rent Prices in Japan are 78.23% higher than in Thailand
Restaurant Prices in Japan are 106.55% higher than in Thailand
Groceries Prices in Japan are 80.15% higher than in Thailand
Local Purchasing Power in Japan is 160.79% higher than in Thailand
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Restaurants
Thailand Edit Japan Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 65.00 ฿
(227.84 ¥)
256.76 ฿
(900.00 ¥)
     +295.02 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 700.00 ฿
(2,453.62 ¥)
1,426.47 ฿
(5,000.00 ¥)
     +103.78 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 200.00 ฿
(701.03 ¥)
199.71 ฿
(700.00 ¥)
     -0.15 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 70.00 ฿
(245.36 ¥)
128.38 ฿
(450.00 ¥)
     +83.40 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 120.00 ฿
(420.62 ¥)
156.91 ฿
(550.00 ¥)
     +30.76 %
Cappuccino (regular) 60.30 ฿
(211.37 ¥)
116.87 ฿
(409.65 ¥)
     +93.81 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 20.42 ฿
(71.56 ¥)
39.99 ฿
(140.18 ¥)
     +95.88 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 10.66 ฿
(37.38 ¥)
30.75 ฿
(107.79 ¥)
     +188.40 %
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 201.45 ฿
(706.12 ¥)
213.27 ฿
(747.56 ¥)
     +5.87 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 36.41 ฿
(127.61 ¥)
56.56 ฿
(198.26 ¥)
     +55.36 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 17.11 ฿
(59.97 ¥)
65.38 ฿
(229.16 ¥)
     +282.11 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 52.46 ฿
(183.90 ¥)
68.24 ฿
(239.19 ¥)
     +30.07 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 242.44 ฿
(849.78 ¥)
240.09 ฿
(841.56 ¥)
     -0.97 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 33.87 ฿
(118.73 ¥)
112.88 ฿
(395.66 ¥)
     +233.23 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 143.09 ฿
(501.54 ¥)
298.78 ฿
(1,047.26 ¥)
     +108.81 %
Apples (1 lb) 39.63 ฿
(138.92 ¥)
95.12 ฿
(333.40 ¥)
     +140.00 %
Banana (1 lb) 18.00 ฿
(63.10 ¥)
39.72 ฿
(139.23 ¥)
     +120.67 %
Oranges (1 lb) 27.47 ฿
(96.28 ¥)
76.92 ฿
(269.63 ¥)
     +180.05 %
Tomato (1 lb) 19.19 ฿
(67.27 ¥)
85.03 ฿
(298.03 ¥)
     +343.01 %
Potato (1 lb) 18.94 ฿
(66.38 ¥)
51.59 ฿
(180.82 ¥)
     +172.39 %
Onion (1 lb) 15.89 ฿
(55.68 ¥)
40.11 ฿
(140.59 ¥)
     +152.51 %
Lettuce (1 head) 29.65 ฿
(103.95 ¥)
54.31 ฿
(190.37 ¥)
     +83.15 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 16.54 ฿
(57.98 ¥)
35.08 ฿
(122.98 ¥)
     +112.11 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 550.00 ฿
(1,927.84 ¥)
342.35 ฿
(1,200.00 ¥)
     -37.75 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 56.38 ฿
(197.61 ¥)
79.70 ฿
(279.38 ¥)
     +41.37 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 88.06 ฿
(308.66 ¥)
95.34 ฿
(334.17 ¥)
     +8.27 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 140.00 ฿
(490.72 ¥)
142.65 ฿
(500.00 ¥)
     +1.89 %
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 27.00 ฿
(94.64 ¥)
62.76 ฿
(220.00 ¥)
     +132.46 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,200.00 ฿
(4,206.20 ¥)
2,852.93 ฿
(10,000.00 ¥)
     +137.74 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 35.00 ฿
(122.68 ¥)
171.18 ฿
(600.00 ¥)
     +389.07 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 56.33 ฿
(197.44 ¥)
183.65 ฿
(643.74 ¥)
     +226.05 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 145.00 ฿
(508.25 ¥)
855.88 ฿
(3,000.00 ¥)
     +490.26 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 109.63 ฿
(384.26 ¥)
153.30 ฿
(537.33 ¥)
     +39.83 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,200,000.00 ฿
(4,206,198.43 ¥)
770,291.76 ฿
(2,700,000.00 ¥)
     -35.81 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 846,205.13 ฿
(2,966,088.93 ¥)
616,395.51 ฿
(2,160,568.18 ¥)
     -27.16 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Thailand Edit Japan Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 2,297.47 ฿
(8,053.00 ¥)
6,311.30 ฿
(22,122.16 ¥)
     +174.71 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.74 ฿
(6.09 ¥)
10.19 ฿
(35.72 ¥)
     +486.20 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 675.21 ฿
(2,366.74 ¥)
1,351.29 ฿
(4,736.48 ¥)
     +100.13 %
Sports And Leisure
Thailand Edit Japan Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 1,630.14 ฿
(5,713.91 ¥)
2,543.71 ฿
(8,916.13 ¥)
     +56.04 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 294.04 ฿
(1,030.64 ¥)
790.36 ฿
(2,770.33 ¥)
     +168.80 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 200.00 ฿
(701.03 ¥)
513.53 ฿
(1,800.00 ¥)
     +156.76 %
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 10,056.18 ฿
(35,248.58 ¥)
15,443.04 ฿
(54,130.40 ¥)
     +53.57 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 409,641.55 ฿
(1,435,861.36 ¥)
493,830.72 ฿
(1,730,958.33 ¥)
     +20.55 %
Clothing And Shoes
Thailand Edit Japan Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 1,750.14 ฿
(6,134.54 ¥)
1,860.42 ฿
(6,521.09 ¥)
     +6.30 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 954.51 ฿
(3,345.71 ¥)
1,236.89 ฿
(4,335.51 ¥)
     +29.58 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 2,875.68 ฿
(10,079.74 ¥)
2,329.66 ฿
(8,165.83 ¥)
     -18.99 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 2,513.64 ฿
(8,810.72 ¥)
3,397.16 ฿
(11,907.59 ¥)
     +35.15 %
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 13,249.84 ฿
(46,442.87 ¥)
23,845.50 ฿
(83,582.42 ¥)
     +79.97 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 7,890.69 ฿
(27,658.17 ¥)
16,534.07 ฿
(57,954.66 ¥)
     +109.54 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 33,113.84 ฿
(116,069.50 ¥)
56,940.68 ฿
(199,586.50 ¥)
     +71.95 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 19,421.60 ฿
(68,075.90 ¥)
33,991.35 ฿
(119,145.30 ¥)
     +75.02 %
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 10,081.30 ฿
(35,336.63 ¥)
24,783.90 ฿
(86,871.68 ¥)
     +145.84 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 5,120.76 ฿
(17,949.10 ¥)
13,994.55 ฿
(49,053.20 ¥)
     +173.29 %
Salaries And Financing
Thailand Edit Japan Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 18,976.24 ฿
(66,514.88 ¥)
88,126.40 ฿
(308,897.62 ¥)
     +364.40 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.30 1.44      -72.90 %
Last update: June 2021June 2021
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