Cost of Living Comparison Between Thailand and United Arab Emirates Reverse

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Consumer Prices in United Arab Emirates are 61.8% higher than in Thailand (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United Arab Emirates are 114.4% higher than in Thailand
Rent Prices in United Arab Emirates are 287.4% higher than in Thailand
Restaurant Prices in United Arab Emirates are 167.6% higher than in Thailand
Groceries Prices in United Arab Emirates are 11.5% higher than in Thailand
Local Purchasing Power in United Arab Emirates is 197.0% higher than in Thailand
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Restaurants
Thailand Edit United Arab Emirates Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 100.00 ฿
(10.23 AED)
318.17 ฿
(32.54 AED)
     +218.2 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 800.00 ฿
(81.83 AED)
1,955.35 ฿
(200.00 AED)
     +144.4 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 200.00 ฿
(20.46 AED)
293.30 ฿
(30.00 AED)
     +46.7 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 70.00 ฿
(7.16 AED)
390.58 ฿
(39.95 AED)
     +458.0 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 120.00 ฿
(12.27 AED)
391.07 ฿
(40.00 AED)
     +225.9 %
Cappuccino (regular) 68.65 ฿
(7.02 AED)
189.27 ฿
(19.36 AED)
     +175.7 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 21.88 ฿
(2.24 AED)
40.47 ฿
(4.14 AED)
     +85.0 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 11.81 ฿
(1.21 AED)
21.48 ฿
(2.20 AED)
     +81.9 %
Markets
Thailand Edit United Arab Emirates Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 214.07 ฿
(21.90 AED)
275.60 ฿
(28.19 AED)
     +28.7 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 42.20 ฿
(4.32 AED)
45.89 ฿
(4.69 AED)
     +8.7 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 19.21 ฿
(1.97 AED)
32.70 ฿
(3.34 AED)
     +70.2 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 71.63 ฿
(7.33 AED)
108.41 ฿
(11.09 AED)
     +51.4 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 281.54 ฿
(28.80 AED)
150.37 ฿
(15.38 AED)
     -46.6 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 41.60 ฿
(4.26 AED)
125.49 ฿
(12.84 AED)
     +201.6 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 164.19 ฿
(16.79 AED)
170.63 ฿
(17.45 AED)
     +3.9 %
Apples (1 lb) 42.04 ฿
(4.30 AED)
35.51 ฿
(3.63 AED)
     -15.5 %
Banana (1 lb) 18.77 ฿
(1.92 AED)
28.31 ฿
(2.90 AED)
     +50.8 %
Oranges (1 lb) 30.68 ฿
(3.14 AED)
33.07 ฿
(3.38 AED)
     +7.8 %
Tomato (1 lb) 21.91 ฿
(2.24 AED)
22.63 ฿
(2.31 AED)
     +3.3 %
Potato (1 lb) 22.18 ฿
(2.27 AED)
17.91 ฿
(1.83 AED)
     -19.2 %
Onion (1 lb) 17.77 ฿
(1.82 AED)
16.28 ฿
(1.67 AED)
     -8.4 %
Lettuce (1 head) 38.83 ฿
(3.97 AED)
65.92 ฿
(6.74 AED)
     +69.8 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 16.45 ฿
(1.68 AED)
22.12 ฿
(2.26 AED)
     +34.5 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 600.00 ฿
(61.37 AED)
488.84 ฿
(50.00 AED)
     -18.5 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 58.90 ฿
(6.02 AED)
132.39 ฿
(13.54 AED)
     +124.8 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 94.99 ฿
(9.72 AED)
237.29 ฿
(24.27 AED)
     +149.8 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 144.25 ฿
(14.75 AED)
224.87 ฿
(23.00 AED)
     +55.9 %
Transportation
Thailand Edit United Arab Emirates Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 30.00 ฿
(3.07 AED)
68.44 ฿
(7.00 AED)
     +128.1 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,016.00 ฿
(103.92 AED)
2,444.19 ฿
(250.00 AED)
     +140.6 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 35.00 ฿
(3.58 AED)
117.32 ฿
(12.00 AED)
     +235.2 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 64.37 ฿
(6.58 AED)
47.20 ฿
(4.83 AED)
     -26.7 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 180.00 ฿
(18.41 AED)
293.30 ฿
(30.00 AED)
     +62.9 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 159.94 ฿
(16.36 AED)
114.23 ฿
(11.68 AED)
     -28.6 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 970,000.00 ฿
(99,214.98 AED)
1,466,512.39 ฿
(150,000.00 AED)
     +51.2 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 885,633.93 ฿
(90,585.73 AED)
810,682.40 ฿
(82,919.42 AED)
     -8.5 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Thailand Edit United Arab Emirates Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 2,491.63 ฿
(254.85 AED)
6,235.06 ฿
(637.74 AED)
     +150.2 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 493.17 ฿
(50.44 AED)
2,125.18 ฿
(217.37 AED)
     +330.9 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 592.76 ฿
(60.63 AED)
3,699.32 ฿
(378.38 AED)
     +524.1 %
Sports And Leisure
Thailand Edit United Arab Emirates Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 1,628.91 ฿
(166.61 AED)
2,658.67 ฿
(271.94 AED)
     +63.2 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 320.35 ฿
(32.77 AED)
1,263.04 ฿
(129.19 AED)
     +294.3 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 220.00 ฿
(22.50 AED)
449.73 ฿
(46.00 AED)
     +104.4 %
Childcare
Thailand Edit United Arab Emirates Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 13,857.72 ฿
(1,417.42 AED)
24,437.92 ฿
(2,499.60 AED)
     +76.3 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 387,833.59 ฿
(39,668.97 AED)
344,194.27 ฿
(35,205.39 AED)
     -11.3 %
Clothing And Shoes
Thailand Edit United Arab Emirates Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 1,540.72 ฿
(157.59 AED)
2,230.64 ฿
(228.16 AED)
     +44.8 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 1,160.26 ฿
(118.68 AED)
2,206.35 ฿
(225.67 AED)
     +90.2 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 3,055.31 ฿
(312.51 AED)
3,618.09 ฿
(370.07 AED)
     +18.4 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 2,520.27 ฿
(257.78 AED)
4,125.61 ฿
(421.98 AED)
     +63.7 %
Rent Per Month
Thailand Edit United Arab Emirates Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 17,074.69 ฿
(1,746.46 AED)
62,394.21 ฿
(6,381.90 AED)
     +265.4 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 8,571.01 ฿
(876.67 AED)
42,228.29 ฿
(4,319.26 AED)
     +392.7 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 34,546.96 ฿
(3,533.58 AED)
129,563.17 ฿
(13,252.17 AED)
     +275.0 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 22,912.42 ฿
(2,343.56 AED)
87,656.12 ฿
(8,965.77 AED)
     +282.6 %
Buy Apartment Price
Thailand Edit United Arab Emirates Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 12,238.71 ฿
(1,251.82 AED)
11,378.83 ฿
(1,163.87 AED)
     -7.0 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 6,659.41 ฿
(681.15 AED)
8,104.05 ฿
(828.91 AED)
     +21.7 %
Salaries And Financing
Thailand Edit United Arab Emirates Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 19,223.01 ฿
(1,966.20 AED)
122,365.07 ฿
(12,515.93 AED)
     +536.6 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.36 4.33      -19.2 %
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