Cost of Living Comparison Between Thailand and United States Reverse

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Consumer Prices in United States are 78.59% higher than in Thailand (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United States are 121.78% higher than in Thailand
Rent Prices in United States are 268.38% higher than in Thailand
Restaurant Prices in United States are 227.14% higher than in Thailand
Groceries Prices in United States are 70.88% higher than in Thailand
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 219.93% higher than in Thailand
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Restaurants
Thailand Edit United States Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 70.00 ฿
(1.98 $)
531.48 ฿
(15.00 $)
     +659.26 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 800.00 ฿
(22.58 $)
2,303.09 ฿
(65.00 $)
     +187.89 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 200.00 ฿
(5.64 $)
283.46 ฿
(8.00 $)
     +41.73 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 65.00 ฿
(1.83 $)
177.16 ฿
(5.00 $)
     +172.56 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 120.00 ฿
(3.39 $)
212.59 ฿
(6.00 $)
     +77.16 %
Cappuccino (regular) 62.80 ฿
(1.77 $)
158.61 ฿
(4.48 $)
     +152.57 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 20.22 ฿
(0.57 $)
71.69 ฿
(2.02 $)
     +254.56 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 9.65 ฿
(0.27 $)
57.00 ฿
(1.61 $)
     +490.76 %
Markets
Thailand Edit United States Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 212.48 ฿
(6.00 $)
121.50 ฿
(3.43 $)
     -42.82 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 41.00 ฿
(1.16 $)
92.67 ฿
(2.62 $)
     +126.05 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 18.00 ฿
(0.51 $)
64.65 ฿
(1.82 $)
     +259.22 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 56.53 ฿
(1.60 $)
107.48 ฿
(3.03 $)
     +90.13 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 233.95 ฿
(6.60 $)
181.85 ฿
(5.13 $)
     -22.27 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 34.78 ฿
(0.98 $)
169.54 ฿
(4.79 $)
     +387.52 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 159.22 ฿
(4.49 $)
217.40 ฿
(6.14 $)
     +36.54 %
Apples (1 lb) 39.68 ฿
(1.12 $)
75.60 ฿
(2.13 $)
     +90.53 %
Banana (1 lb) 19.21 ฿
(0.54 $)
25.51 ฿
(0.72 $)
     +32.76 %
Oranges (1 lb) 27.79 ฿
(0.78 $)
65.59 ฿
(1.85 $)
     +136.03 %
Tomato (1 lb) 20.12 ฿
(0.57 $)
70.22 ฿
(1.98 $)
     +249.05 %
Potato (1 lb) 19.85 ฿
(0.56 $)
42.58 ฿
(1.20 $)
     +114.56 %
Onion (1 lb) 15.97 ฿
(0.45 $)
42.58 ฿
(1.20 $)
     +166.57 %
Lettuce (1 head) 33.72 ฿
(0.95 $)
61.01 ฿
(1.72 $)
     +80.93 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 16.43 ฿
(0.46 $)
65.63 ฿
(1.85 $)
     +299.34 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 600.00 ฿
(16.93 $)
425.19 ฿
(12.00 $)
     -29.14 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 57.07 ฿
(1.61 $)
104.28 ฿
(2.94 $)
     +82.74 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 92.44 ฿
(2.61 $)
107.02 ฿
(3.02 $)
     +15.77 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 140.00 ฿
(3.95 $)
301.17 ฿
(8.50 $)
     +115.12 %
Transportation
Thailand Edit United States Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 30.00 ฿
(0.85 $)
88.58 ฿
(2.50 $)
     +195.27 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,016.00 ฿
(28.67 $)
2,480.26 ฿
(70.00 $)
     +144.12 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 35.00 ฿
(0.99 $)
115.15 ฿
(3.25 $)
     +229.01 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 56.33 ฿
(1.59 $)
92.12 ฿
(2.60 $)
     +63.55 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 150.00 ฿
(4.23 $)
1,062.97 ฿
(30.00 $)
     +608.64 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 163.98 ฿
(4.63 $)
163.45 ฿
(4.61 $)
     -0.33 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,200,000.00 ฿
(33,867.48 $)
850,373.30 ฿
(24,000.00 $)
     -29.14 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 849,910.69 ฿
(23,986.94 $)
795,588.30 ฿
(22,453.81 $)
     -6.39 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Thailand Edit United States Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 2,102.01 ฿
(59.32 $)
6,091.00 ฿
(171.91 $)
     +189.77 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.56 ฿
(0.04 $)
5.20 ฿
(0.15 $)
     +232.97 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 636.75 ฿
(17.97 $)
2,399.09 ฿
(67.71 $)
     +276.77 %
Sports And Leisure
Thailand Edit United States Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 1,576.89 ฿
(44.50 $)
1,319.97 ฿
(37.25 $)
     -16.29 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 305.81 ฿
(8.63 $)
613.98 ฿
(17.33 $)
     +100.77 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 200.00 ฿
(5.64 $)
425.19 ฿
(12.00 $)
     +112.59 %
Childcare
Thailand Edit United States Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 11,835.54 ฿
(334.03 $)
36,570.30 ฿
(1,032.12 $)
     +208.99 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 383,804.42 ฿
(10,832.07 $)
560,976.99 ฿
(15,832.40 $)
     +46.16 %
Clothing And Shoes
Thailand Edit United States Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 1,686.84 ฿
(47.61 $)
1,584.35 ฿
(44.72 $)
     -6.08 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 991.46 ฿
(27.98 $)
1,263.44 ฿
(35.66 $)
     +27.43 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 2,839.80 ฿
(80.15 $)
2,753.16 ฿
(77.70 $)
     -3.05 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 2,511.68 ฿
(70.89 $)
3,496.81 ฿
(98.69 $)
     +39.22 %
Rent Per Month
Thailand Edit United States Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 13,034.45 ฿
(367.87 $)
59,273.38 ฿
(1,672.87 $)
     +354.74 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 7,179.27 ฿
(202.62 $)
43,922.55 ฿
(1,239.62 $)
     +511.80 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 35,695.62 ฿
(1,007.43 $)
97,363.52 ฿
(2,747.88 $)
     +172.76 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 19,566.37 ฿
(552.22 $)
76,547.26 ฿
(2,160.39 $)
     +291.22 %
Buy Apartment Price
Thailand Edit United States Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 9,401.88 ฿
(265.35 $)
14,925.61 ฿
(421.24 $)
     +58.75 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 5,220.00 ฿
(147.32 $)
7,012.01 ฿
(197.90 $)
     +34.33 %
Salaries And Financing
Thailand Edit United States Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 18,125.80 ฿
(511.56 $)
128,612.74 ฿
(3,629.82 $)
     +609.56 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.25 5.38      +2.48 %
Last update: June 2022June 2022
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