Cost of Living Comparison Between Thailand and South Africa Reverse

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Consumer Prices in South Africa are 13.46% lower than in Thailand (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in South Africa are 10.58% lower than in Thailand
Rent Prices in South Africa are 0.85% lower than in Thailand
Restaurant Prices in South Africa are 55.07% higher than in Thailand
Groceries Prices in South Africa are 29.84% lower than in Thailand
Local Purchasing Power in South Africa is 132.65% higher than in Thailand
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Restaurants
Thailand Edit South Africa Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 62.50 ฿
(31.00 R)
241.92 ฿
(120.00 R)
     +287.07 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 700.00 ฿
(347.22 R)
1,108.80 ฿
(550.00 R)
     +58.40 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 200.00 ฿
(99.21 R)
120.96 ฿
(60.00 R)
     -39.52 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 70.00 ฿
(34.72 R)
60.48 ฿
(30.00 R)
     -13.60 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 120.00 ฿
(59.52 R)
80.64 ฿
(40.00 R)
     -32.80 %
Cappuccino (regular) 59.99 ฿
(29.76 R)
55.98 ฿
(27.77 R)
     -6.69 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 20.07 ฿
(9.96 R)
28.01 ฿
(13.89 R)
     +39.53 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 10.75 ฿
(5.33 R)
21.67 ฿
(10.75 R)
     +101.57 %
Markets
Thailand Edit South Africa Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 201.73 ฿
(100.07 R)
116.60 ฿
(57.84 R)
     -42.20 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 36.57 ฿
(18.14 R)
25.68 ฿
(12.74 R)
     -29.77 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 17.04 ฿
(8.45 R)
19.80 ฿
(9.82 R)
     +16.16 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 51.64 ฿
(25.61 R)
59.85 ฿
(29.69 R)
     +15.91 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 248.67 ฿
(123.35 R)
98.36 ฿
(48.79 R)
     -60.45 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 34.22 ฿
(16.98 R)
65.71 ฿
(32.59 R)
     +92.00 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 144.68 ฿
(71.76 R)
95.46 ฿
(47.35 R)
     -34.02 %
Apples (1 lb) 38.98 ฿
(19.34 R)
21.44 ฿
(10.63 R)
     -45.01 %
Banana (1 lb) 17.19 ฿
(8.53 R)
19.15 ฿
(9.50 R)
     +11.42 %
Oranges (1 lb) 27.65 ฿
(13.71 R)
20.44 ฿
(10.14 R)
     -26.08 %
Tomato (1 lb) 19.92 ฿
(9.88 R)
18.79 ฿
(9.32 R)
     -5.69 %
Potato (1 lb) 19.16 ฿
(9.51 R)
16.89 ฿
(8.38 R)
     -11.88 %
Onion (1 lb) 16.61 ฿
(8.24 R)
15.67 ฿
(7.77 R)
     -5.66 %
Lettuce (1 head) 30.23 ฿
(15.00 R)
30.91 ฿
(15.33 R)
     +2.25 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 16.62 ฿
(8.24 R)
29.48 ฿
(14.62 R)
     +77.36 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 550.00 ฿
(272.82 R)
151.20 ฿
(75.00 R)
     -72.51 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 56.57 ฿
(28.06 R)
41.34 ฿
(20.51 R)
     -26.91 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 89.46 ฿
(44.38 R)
56.28 ฿
(27.92 R)
     -37.09 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 140.00 ฿
(69.44 R)
90.72 ฿
(45.00 R)
     -35.20 %
Transportation
Thailand Edit South Africa Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 25.00 ฿
(12.40 R)
40.32 ฿
(20.00 R)
     +61.28 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,200.00 ฿
(595.24 R)
1,411.20 ฿
(700.00 R)
     +17.60 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 35.00 ฿
(17.36 R)
40.32 ฿
(20.00 R)
     +15.20 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 56.33 ฿
(27.94 R)
38.93 ฿
(19.31 R)
     -30.88 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 125.00 ฿
(62.00 R)
141.12 ฿
(70.00 R)
     +12.90 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 108.88 ฿
(54.01 R)
118.29 ฿
(58.67 R)
     +8.64 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,200,000.00 ฿
(595,237.42 R)
604,800.69 ฿
(300,000.00 R)
     -49.60 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 839,159.43 ฿
(416,249.24 R)
628,379.43 ฿
(311,695.79 R)
     -25.12 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Thailand Edit South Africa Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 2,356.44 ฿
(1,168.87 R)
2,912.59 ฿
(1,444.74 R)
     +23.60 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.70 ฿
(0.84 R)
3.49 ฿
(1.73 R)
     +105.07 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 675.94 ฿
(335.29 R)
1,811.47 ฿
(898.54 R)
     +167.99 %
Sports And Leisure
Thailand Edit South Africa Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 1,578.74 ฿
(783.10 R)
924.37 ฿
(458.52 R)
     -41.45 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 299.00 ฿
(148.31 R)
252.51 ฿
(125.25 R)
     -15.55 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 200.00 ฿
(99.21 R)
181.44 ฿
(90.00 R)
     -9.28 %
Childcare
Thailand Edit South Africa Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 10,056.26 ฿
(4,988.22 R)
5,880.97 ฿
(2,917.14 R)
     -41.52 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 385,215.48 ฿
(191,078.89 R)
135,765.91 ฿
(67,344.12 R)
     -64.76 %
Clothing And Shoes
Thailand Edit South Africa Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 1,757.29 ฿
(871.67 R)
1,491.52 ฿
(739.84 R)
     -15.12 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 946.77 ฿
(469.63 R)
965.09 ฿
(478.71 R)
     +1.94 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 2,865.68 ฿
(1,421.46 R)
2,503.40 ฿
(1,241.76 R)
     -12.64 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 2,554.71 ฿
(1,267.22 R)
2,453.72 ฿
(1,217.12 R)
     -3.95 %
Rent Per Month
Thailand Edit South Africa Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 13,372.25 ฿
(6,633.05 R)
13,460.41 ฿
(6,676.78 R)
     +0.66 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 7,998.81 ฿
(3,967.66 R)
11,464.88 ฿
(5,686.94 R)
     +43.33 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 33,224.54 ฿
(16,480.41 R)
25,767.04 ฿
(12,781.25 R)
     -22.45 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 19,061.24 ฿
(9,454.97 R)
22,014.44 ฿
(10,919.85 R)
     +15.49 %
Buy Apartment Price
Thailand Edit South Africa Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 10,535.65 ฿
(5,226.01 R)
3,389.25 ฿
(1,681.17 R)
     -67.83 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 5,193.34 ฿
(2,576.06 R)
2,279.37 ฿
(1,130.64 R)
     -56.11 %
Salaries And Financing
Thailand Edit South Africa Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 19,279.21 ฿
(9,563.09 R)
40,106.15 ฿
(19,893.90 R)
     +108.03 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.26 9.97      +89.54 %
Last update: March 2021March 2021
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