Cost of Living Comparison Between United Arab Emirates and Thailand Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Thailand are 28.7% lower than in United Arab Emirates (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Thailand are 38.9% lower than in United Arab Emirates
Rent Prices in Thailand are 58.2% lower than in United Arab Emirates
Restaurant Prices in Thailand are 61.2% lower than in United Arab Emirates
Groceries Prices in Thailand are 5.6% lower than in United Arab Emirates
Local Purchasing Power in Thailand is 73.9% lower than in United Arab Emirates
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Restaurants
United Arab Emirates Edit Thailand Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 32.00 AED
(286.37 ฿)
8.10 AED
(72.50 ฿)
     -74.7 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 200.00 AED
(1,789.82 ฿)
89.39 AED
(800.00 ฿)
     -55.3 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 30.00 AED
(268.47 ฿)
22.35 AED
(200.00 ฿)
     -25.5 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 39.95 AED
(357.52 ฿)
7.82 AED
(70.00 ฿)
     -80.4 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 40.00 AED
(357.96 ฿)
13.41 AED
(120.00 ฿)
     -66.5 %
Cappuccino (regular) 18.50 AED
(165.59 ฿)
7.48 AED
(66.93 ฿)
     -59.6 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.91 AED
(35.03 ฿)
2.35 AED
(21.02 ฿)
     -40.0 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.20 AED
(19.65 ฿)
1.23 AED
(11.01 ฿)
     -44.0 %
Markets
United Arab Emirates Edit Thailand Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 26.13 AED
(233.82 ฿)
23.91 AED
(213.96 ฿)
     -8.5 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 4.60 AED
(41.13 ฿)
4.65 AED
(41.63 ฿)
     +1.2 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 3.83 AED
(34.28 ฿)
2.09 AED
(18.67 ฿)
     -45.5 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 11.05 AED
(98.89 ฿)
6.65 AED
(59.55 ฿)
     -39.8 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 15.30 AED
(136.90 ฿)
27.87 AED
(249.41 ฿)
     +82.2 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 12.41 AED
(111.05 ฿)
4.21 AED
(37.69 ฿)
     -66.1 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 17.74 AED
(158.76 ฿)
18.89 AED
(169.03 ฿)
     +6.5 %
Apples (1 lb) 3.62 AED
(32.40 ฿)
4.59 AED
(41.09 ฿)
     +26.8 %
Banana (1 lb) 2.84 AED
(25.42 ฿)
2.06 AED
(18.42 ฿)
     -27.5 %
Oranges (1 lb) 3.34 AED
(29.91 ฿)
3.14 AED
(28.09 ฿)
     -6.1 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.34 AED
(20.91 ฿)
2.36 AED
(21.14 ฿)
     +1.1 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.88 AED
(16.79 ฿)
2.34 AED
(20.98 ฿)
     +24.9 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.61 AED
(14.42 ฿)
1.88 AED
(16.82 ฿)
     +16.6 %
Lettuce (1 head) 6.33 AED
(56.61 ฿)
3.97 AED
(35.50 ฿)
     -37.3 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.23 AED
(19.95 ฿)
1.81 AED
(16.18 ฿)
     -18.9 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 50.46 AED
(451.57 ฿)
67.05 AED
(600.00 ฿)
     +32.9 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 14.13 AED
(126.47 ฿)
6.40 AED
(57.26 ฿)
     -54.7 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 23.20 AED
(207.62 ฿)
10.17 AED
(91.03 ฿)
     -56.2 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 22.00 AED
(196.88 ฿)
15.92 AED
(142.50 ฿)
     -27.6 %
Transportation
United Arab Emirates Edit Thailand Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 6.00 AED
(53.69 ฿)
3.35 AED
(30.00 ฿)
     -44.1 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 300.00 AED
(2,684.73 ฿)
134.09 AED
(1,200.00 ฿)
     -55.3 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 12.00 AED
(107.39 ฿)
3.91 AED
(35.00 ฿)
     -67.4 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 5.09 AED
(45.51 ฿)
7.19 AED
(64.37 ฿)
     +41.4 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 AED
(268.47 ฿)
16.76 AED
(150.00 ฿)
     -44.1 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 13.50 AED
(120.82 ฿)
17.98 AED
(160.87 ฿)
     +33.1 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 96,500.00 AED
(863,588.87 ฿)
134,091.59 AED
(1,200,000.00 ฿)
     +39.0 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 78,970.19 AED
(706,712.76 ฿)
96,186.23 AED
(860,780.88 ฿)
     +21.8 %
Utilities (Monthly)
United Arab Emirates Edit Thailand Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 603.59 AED
(5,401.60 ฿)
245.74 AED
(2,199.19 ฿)
     -59.3 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.69 AED
(6.22 ฿)
0.19 AED
(1.70 ฿)
     -72.6 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 363.34 AED
(3,251.54 ฿)
68.82 AED
(615.87 ฿)
     -81.1 %
Sports And Leisure
United Arab Emirates Edit Thailand Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 253.32 AED
(2,267.00 ฿)
173.80 AED
(1,555.35 ฿)
     -31.4 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 115.29 AED
(1,031.75 ฿)
35.06 AED
(313.76 ฿)
     -69.6 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 45.00 AED
(402.71 ฿)
22.35 AED
(200.00 ฿)
     -50.3 %
Childcare
United Arab Emirates Edit Thailand Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,399.27 AED
(21,471.33 ฿)
1,401.07 AED
(12,538.28 ฿)
     -41.6 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 27,932.55 AED
(249,971.43 ฿)
43,043.84 AED
(385,203.91 ฿)
     +54.1 %
Clothing And Shoes
United Arab Emirates Edit Thailand Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 208.42 AED
(1,865.19 ฿)
182.03 AED
(1,628.99 ฿)
     -12.7 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 198.24 AED
(1,774.07 ฿)
116.52 AED
(1,042.76 ฿)
     -41.2 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 334.20 AED
(2,990.80 ฿)
323.89 AED
(2,898.49 ฿)
     -3.1 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 370.82 AED
(3,318.51 ฿)
288.34 AED
(2,580.38 ฿)
     -22.2 %
Rent Per Month
United Arab Emirates Edit Thailand Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 5,671.76 AED
(50,757.19 ฿)
1,495.05 AED
(13,379.39 ฿)
     -73.6 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 3,446.50 AED
(30,843.12 ฿)
830.59 AED
(7,433.02 ฿)
     -75.9 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 7,229.92 AED
(64,701.34 ฿)
4,413.15 AED
(39,493.74 ฿)
     -39.0 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 5,289.37 AED
(47,335.11 ฿)
2,295.38 AED
(20,541.63 ฿)
     -56.6 %
Buy Apartment Price
United Arab Emirates Edit Thailand Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 856.26 AED
(7,662.80 ฿)
1,233.41 AED
(11,037.92 ฿)
     +44.0 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 644.37 AED
(5,766.54 ฿)
666.94 AED
(5,968.52 ฿)
     +3.5 %
Salaries And Financing
United Arab Emirates Edit Thailand Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 13,033.35 AED
(116,636.87 ฿)
2,081.07 AED
(18,623.76 ฿)
     -84.0 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.51 5.37      +53.0 %
Last update: January 2023February 2023
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