Cost of Living Comparison Between United Arab Emirates and Thailand Reverse

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Cost of Living in Thailand is 39.0% lower than in United Arab Emirates (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in Thailand is 52.8% lower than in United Arab Emirates
Rent Prices in Thailand are 72.8% lower than in United Arab Emirates
Restaurant Prices in Thailand are 63.0% lower than in United Arab Emirates
Groceries Prices in Thailand are 10.5% lower than in United Arab Emirates
Local Purchasing Power in Thailand is 67.9% lower than in United Arab Emirates
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Restaurants
United Arab Emirates Edit Thailand Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 32.75 AED
(327.68 ฿)
9.99 AED
(100.00 ฿)
     -69.5 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 200.00 AED
(2,001.11 ฿)
87.45 AED
(875.00 ฿)
     -56.3 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 35.00 AED
(350.19 ฿)
19.99 AED
(200.00 ฿)
     -42.9 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 37.97 AED
(379.91 ฿)
7.00 AED
(70.00 ฿)
     -81.6 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 40.00 AED
(400.22 ฿)
11.99 AED
(120.00 ฿)
     -70.0 %
Cappuccino (regular) 20.53 AED
(205.43 ฿)
6.90 AED
(69.03 ฿)
     -66.4 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 4.51 AED
(45.14 ฿)
2.22 AED
(22.26 ฿)
     -50.7 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.94 AED
(29.47 ฿)
1.18 AED
(11.76 ฿)
     -60.1 %
Markets
United Arab Emirates Edit Thailand Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 27.73 AED
(277.41 ฿)
22.36 AED
(223.77 ฿)
     -19.3 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 4.79 AED
(47.97 ฿)
4.24 AED
(42.45 ฿)
     -11.5 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 3.33 AED
(33.36 ฿)
1.91 AED
(19.11 ฿)
     -42.7 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 11.40 AED
(114.10 ฿)
7.17 AED
(71.72 ฿)
     -37.1 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 14.55 AED
(145.53 ฿)
28.23 AED
(282.42 ฿)
     +94.1 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 12.54 AED
(125.49 ฿)
4.13 AED
(41.29 ฿)
     -67.1 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 16.92 AED
(169.25 ฿)
16.11 AED
(161.16 ฿)
     -4.8 %
Apples (1 lb) 3.64 AED
(36.45 ฿)
4.30 AED
(42.98 ฿)
     +17.9 %
Banana (1 lb) 2.95 AED
(29.47 ฿)
1.92 AED
(19.23 ฿)
     -34.8 %
Oranges (1 lb) 3.36 AED
(33.66 ฿)
3.02 AED
(30.23 ฿)
     -10.2 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.33 AED
(23.28 ฿)
2.37 AED
(23.68 ฿)
     +1.7 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.88 AED
(18.85 ฿)
2.28 AED
(22.85 ฿)
     +21.2 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.86 AED
(18.59 ฿)
1.85 AED
(18.48 ฿)
     -0.6 %
Lettuce (1 head) 6.84 AED
(68.49 ฿)
3.94 AED
(39.41 ฿)
     -42.5 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.26 AED
(22.63 ฿)
1.66 AED
(16.64 ฿)
     -26.5 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 45.00 AED
(450.25 ฿)
59.97 AED
(600.00 ฿)
     +33.3 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 13.55 AED
(135.55 ฿)
5.78 AED
(57.83 ฿)
     -57.3 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 23.69 AED
(237.01 ฿)
9.76 AED
(97.70 ฿)
     -58.8 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 23.00 AED
(230.13 ฿)
14.49 AED
(145.00 ฿)
     -37.0 %
Transportation
United Arab Emirates Edit Thailand Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 7.00 AED
(70.04 ฿)
3.00 AED
(30.00 ฿)
     -57.2 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 300.00 AED
(3,001.67 ฿)
119.93 AED
(1,200.00 ฿)
     -60.0 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 12.00 AED
(120.07 ฿)
3.50 AED
(35.00 ฿)
     -70.8 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.83 AED
(48.31 ฿)
6.43 AED
(64.37 ฿)
     +33.3 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 AED
(300.17 ฿)
17.99 AED
(180.00 ฿)
     -40.0 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 11.56 AED
(115.70 ฿)
15.66 AED
(156.69 ฿)
     +35.4 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 149,878.41 AED
(1,499,616.53 ฿)
96,946.16 AED
(970,000.00 ฿)
     -35.3 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 83,448.55 AED
(834,948.99 ฿)
90,171.76 AED
(902,218.45 ฿)
     +8.1 %
Utilities (Monthly)
United Arab Emirates Edit Thailand Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 618.55 AED
(6,188.90 ฿)
262.57 AED
(2,627.14 ฿)
     -57.6 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 216.76 AED
(2,168.76 ฿)
47.48 AED
(475.10 ฿)
     -78.1 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 373.72 AED
(3,739.32 ฿)
58.45 AED
(584.82 ฿)
     -84.4 %
Sports And Leisure
United Arab Emirates Edit Thailand Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 275.37 AED
(2,755.20 ฿)
164.43 AED
(1,645.24 ฿)
     -40.3 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 126.92 AED
(1,269.92 ฿)
32.92 AED
(329.43 ฿)
     -74.1 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 46.00 AED
(460.26 ฿)
21.99 AED
(220.00 ฿)
     -52.2 %
Childcare
United Arab Emirates Edit Thailand Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,601.55 AED
(26,029.97 ฿)
1,410.38 AED
(14,111.66 ฿)
     -45.8 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 36,205.14 AED
(362,252.47 ฿)
41,240.03 AED
(412,629.35 ฿)
     +13.9 %
Clothing And Shoes
United Arab Emirates Edit Thailand Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 216.93 AED
(2,170.53 ฿)
157.88 AED
(1,579.70 ฿)
     -27.2 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 218.49 AED
(2,186.08 ฿)
113.80 AED
(1,138.68 ฿)
     -47.9 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 367.48 AED
(3,676.82 ฿)
312.43 AED
(3,126.06 ฿)
     -15.0 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 415.51 AED
(4,157.44 ฿)
247.67 AED
(2,478.09 ฿)
     -40.4 %
Rent Per Month
United Arab Emirates Edit Thailand Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 6,316.09 AED
(63,195.95 ฿)
1,652.25 AED
(16,531.68 ฿)
     -73.8 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 4,302.46 AED
(43,048.53 ฿)
860.10 AED
(8,605.75 ฿)
     -80.0 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 12,230.67 AED
(122,374.60 ฿)
3,684.65 AED
(36,866.93 ฿)
     -69.9 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 8,335.93 AED
(83,405.63 ฿)
2,276.91 AED
(22,781.71 ฿)
     -72.7 %
Buy Apartment Price
United Arab Emirates Edit Thailand Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,097.85 AED
(10,984.55 ฿)
1,226.83 AED
(12,275.15 ฿)
     +11.7 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 768.02 AED
(7,684.50 ฿)
665.10 AED
(6,654.70 ฿)
     -13.4 %
Salaries And Financing
United Arab Emirates Edit Thailand Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 12,846.78 AED
(128,539.18 ฿)
1,947.70 AED
(19,487.77 ฿)
     -84.8 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.17 5.58      +33.7 %
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