Cost of Living Comparison Between Thailand and United States Reverse

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Consumer Prices in United States are 51.59% higher than in Thailand (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United States are 77.76% higher than in Thailand
Rent Prices in United States are 166.27% higher than in Thailand
Restaurant Prices in United States are 194.33% higher than in Thailand
Groceries Prices in United States are 45.79% higher than in Thailand
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 226.75% higher than in Thailand
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Restaurants
Thailand Edit United States Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 65.00 ฿
(2.09 $)
466.08 ฿
(15.00 $)
     +617.05 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 700.00 ฿
(22.53 $)
1,864.32 ฿
(60.00 $)
     +166.33 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 200.00 ฿
(6.44 $)
248.58 ฿
(8.00 $)
     +24.29 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 70.00 ฿
(2.25 $)
155.36 ฿
(5.00 $)
     +121.94 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 120.00 ฿
(3.86 $)
186.43 ฿
(6.00 $)
     +55.36 %
Cappuccino (regular) 60.38 ฿
(1.94 $)
133.43 ฿
(4.29 $)
     +120.98 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 20.31 ฿
(0.65 $)
59.26 ฿
(1.91 $)
     +191.81 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 10.58 ฿
(0.34 $)
47.84 ฿
(1.54 $)
     +352.09 %
Markets
Thailand Edit United States Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 200.47 ฿
(6.45 $)
100.58 ฿
(3.24 $)
     -49.83 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 36.32 ฿
(1.17 $)
77.03 ฿
(2.48 $)
     +112.08 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 17.08 ฿
(0.55 $)
56.10 ฿
(1.81 $)
     +228.43 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 52.44 ฿
(1.69 $)
71.51 ฿
(2.30 $)
     +36.37 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 243.86 ฿
(7.85 $)
156.29 ฿
(5.03 $)
     -35.91 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 33.96 ฿
(1.09 $)
129.69 ฿
(4.17 $)
     +281.90 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 143.69 ฿
(4.62 $)
177.92 ฿
(5.73 $)
     +23.83 %
Apples (1 lb) 40.06 ฿
(1.29 $)
63.82 ฿
(2.05 $)
     +59.30 %
Banana (1 lb) 17.97 ฿
(0.58 $)
21.95 ฿
(0.71 $)
     +22.17 %
Oranges (1 lb) 27.46 ฿
(0.88 $)
55.95 ฿
(1.80 $)
     +103.76 %
Tomato (1 lb) 19.20 ฿
(0.62 $)
60.21 ฿
(1.94 $)
     +213.58 %
Potato (1 lb) 18.94 ฿
(0.61 $)
36.38 ฿
(1.17 $)
     +92.15 %
Onion (1 lb) 15.88 ฿
(0.51 $)
36.57 ฿
(1.18 $)
     +130.26 %
Lettuce (1 head) 29.79 ฿
(0.96 $)
50.99 ฿
(1.64 $)
     +71.17 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 16.58 ฿
(0.53 $)
56.11 ฿
(1.81 $)
     +238.39 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 550.00 ฿
(17.70 $)
372.86 ฿
(12.00 $)
     -32.21 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 56.42 ฿
(1.82 $)
76.05 ฿
(2.45 $)
     +34.78 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 87.88 ฿
(2.83 $)
87.88 ฿
(2.83 $)
     +0.00 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 140.00 ฿
(4.51 $)
248.58 ฿
(8.00 $)
     +77.55 %
Transportation
Thailand Edit United States Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 27.50 ฿
(0.89 $)
69.91 ฿
(2.25 $)
     +154.23 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,200.00 ฿
(38.62 $)
2,019.68 ฿
(65.00 $)
     +68.31 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 35.00 ฿
(1.13 $)
100.98 ฿
(3.25 $)
     +188.53 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 56.33 ฿
(1.81 $)
80.79 ฿
(2.60 $)
     +43.43 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 145.00 ฿
(4.67 $)
932.16 ฿
(30.00 $)
     +542.87 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 109.64 ฿
(3.53 $)
81.14 ฿
(2.61 $)
     -25.99 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,200,000.00 ฿
(38,619.91 $)
714,657.36 ฿
(23,000.00 $)
     -40.45 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 846,053.04 ฿
(27,228.74 $)
671,869.04 ฿
(21,622.93 $)
     -20.59 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Thailand Edit United States Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 2,303.58 ฿
(74.14 $)
5,121.27 ฿
(164.82 $)
     +122.32 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.74 ฿
(0.06 $)
4.32 ฿
(0.14 $)
     +148.76 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 674.52 ฿
(21.71 $)
2,044.73 ฿
(65.81 $)
     +203.14 %
Sports And Leisure
Thailand Edit United States Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 1,626.41 ฿
(52.34 $)
1,151.55 ฿
(37.06 $)
     -29.20 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 294.04 ฿
(9.46 $)
487.60 ฿
(15.69 $)
     +65.83 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 200.00 ฿
(6.44 $)
372.86 ฿
(12.00 $)
     +86.43 %
Childcare
Thailand Edit United States Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 10,054.88 ฿
(323.60 $)
29,088.26 ฿
(936.15 $)
     +189.29 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 409,538.82 ฿
(13,180.29 $)
483,798.50 ฿
(15,570.21 $)
     +18.13 %
Clothing And Shoes
Thailand Edit United States Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 1,749.74 ฿
(56.31 $)
1,364.84 ฿
(43.92 $)
     -22.00 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 954.51 ฿
(30.72 $)
1,103.21 ฿
(35.50 $)
     +15.58 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 2,869.61 ฿
(92.35 $)
2,362.50 ฿
(76.03 $)
     -17.67 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 2,501.44 ฿
(80.50 $)
2,990.81 ฿
(96.25 $)
     +19.56 %
Rent Per Month
Thailand Edit United States Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 13,201.36 ฿
(424.86 $)
41,581.11 ฿
(1,338.22 $)
     +214.98 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 7,888.94 ฿
(253.89 $)
33,652.80 ฿
(1,083.06 $)
     +326.58 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 33,120.39 ฿
(1,065.92 $)
66,890.34 ฿
(2,152.75 $)
     +101.96 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 19,417.08 ฿
(624.90 $)
54,080.11 ฿
(1,740.47 $)
     +178.52 %
Buy Apartment Price
Thailand Edit United States Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 10,079.20 ฿
(324.38 $)
10,350.88 ฿
(333.12 $)
     +2.70 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 5,120.76 ฿
(164.80 $)
6,188.17 ฿
(199.16 $)
     +20.84 %
Salaries And Financing
Thailand Edit United States Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 19,026.43 ฿
(612.33 $)
110,510.68 ฿
(3,556.59 $)
     +480.83 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.30 4.03      -23.92 %
Last update: June 2021June 2021
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