Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Thailand Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Thailand are 52.6% lower than in United States (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Thailand are 60.1% lower than in United States
Rent Prices in Thailand are 73.8% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Thailand are 74.1% lower than in United States
Groceries Prices in Thailand are 46.7% lower than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Thailand is 71.5% lower than in United States
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Restaurants
United States Edit Thailand Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 $
(737.65 ฿)
2.71 $
(100.00 ฿)
     -86.4 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 75.00 $
(2,766.19 ฿)
21.69 $
(800.00 ฿)
     -71.1 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.68 $
(394.09 ฿)
5.42 $
(200.00 ฿)
     -49.3 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 $
(221.30 ฿)
1.90 $
(70.00 ฿)
     -68.4 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.00 $
(258.18 ฿)
3.25 $
(120.00 ฿)
     -53.5 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.10 $
(188.08 ฿)
1.87 $
(68.99 ฿)
     -63.3 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.48 $
(91.64 ฿)
0.60 $
(22.31 ฿)
     -75.7 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.06 $
(75.86 ฿)
0.33 $
(12.15 ฿)
     -84.0 %
Markets
United States Edit Thailand Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.00 $
(147.70 ฿)
5.79 $
(213.52 ฿)
     +44.6 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.23 $
(119.22 ฿)
1.16 $
(42.88 ฿)
     -64.0 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.07 $
(76.30 ฿)
0.53 $
(19.48 ฿)
     -74.5 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.72 $
(137.10 ฿)
1.94 $
(71.58 ฿)
     -47.8 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.83 $
(214.85 ฿)
7.48 $
(275.96 ฿)
     +28.4 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.50 $
(203.03 ฿)
1.14 $
(42.17 ฿)
     -79.2 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.27 $
(268.28 ฿)
4.45 $
(164.02 ฿)
     -38.9 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.41 $
(88.84 ฿)
1.14 $
(42.22 ฿)
     -52.5 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.76 $
(28.07 ฿)
0.52 $
(19.00 ฿)
     -32.3 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.04 $
(75.07 ฿)
0.84 $
(30.88 ฿)
     -58.9 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.22 $
(81.99 ฿)
0.60 $
(22.27 ฿)
     -72.8 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.37 $
(50.37 ฿)
0.61 $
(22.36 ฿)
     -55.6 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.38 $
(50.82 ฿)
0.49 $
(18.22 ฿)
     -64.1 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.16 $
(79.54 ฿)
1.07 $
(39.43 ฿)
     -50.4 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.19 $
(80.68 ฿)
0.45 $
(16.51 ฿)
     -79.5 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $
(553.24 ฿)
16.27 $
(600.00 ฿)
     +8.5 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.77 $
(65.17 ฿)
1.58 $
(58.29 ฿)
     -10.6 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.54 $
(130.68 ฿)
2.62 $
(96.69 ฿)
     -26.0 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 10.00 $
(368.82 ฿)
3.93 $
(145.00 ฿)
     -60.7 %
Transportation
United States Edit Thailand Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 $
(92.21 ฿)
0.81 $
(30.00 ฿)
     -67.5 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 72.00 $
(2,655.54 ฿)
32.54 $
(1,200.00 ฿)
     -54.8 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.75 $
(138.31 ฿)
0.95 $
(35.00 ฿)
     -74.7 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.80 $
(103.27 ฿)
1.75 $
(64.37 ฿)
     -37.7 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
(1,106.47 ฿)
4.88 $
(180.00 ฿)
     -83.7 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.65 $
(134.74 ฿)
4.24 $
(156.56 ฿)
     +16.2 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 33,000.00 $
(1,217,122.50 ฿)
24,808.51 $
(915,000.00 ฿)
     -24.8 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,091.90 $
(962,334.59 ฿)
24,047.21 $
(886,921.05 ฿)
     -7.8 %
Utilities (Monthly)
United States Edit Thailand Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 205.66 $
(7,585.37 ฿)
69.02 $
(2,545.75 ฿)
     -66.4 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 52.19 $
(1,924.81 ฿)
13.14 $
(484.58 ฿)
     -74.8 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 71.05 $
(2,620.63 ฿)
15.95 $
(588.20 ฿)
     -77.6 %
Sports And Leisure
United States Edit Thailand Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 47.56 $
(1,754.23 ฿)
43.48 $
(1,603.52 ฿)
     -8.6 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 22.29 $
(822.17 ฿)
8.71 $
(321.17 ฿)
     -60.9 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 14.00 $
(516.36 ฿)
5.96 $
(220.00 ฿)
     -57.4 %
Childcare
United States Edit Thailand Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,375.97 $
(50,749.13 ฿)
372.75 $
(13,747.93 ฿)
     -72.9 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 23,021.40 $
(849,086.89 ฿)
10,645.59 $
(392,636.15 ฿)
     -53.8 %
Clothing And Shoes
United States Edit Thailand Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 52.42 $
(1,933.33 ฿)
42.77 $
(1,577.35 ฿)
     -18.4 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 43.48 $
(1,603.76 ฿)
31.86 $
(1,175.17 ฿)
     -26.7 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 88.87 $
(3,277.61 ฿)
84.54 $
(3,118.12 ฿)
     -4.9 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 115.03 $
(4,242.45 ฿)
68.46 $
(2,524.82 ฿)
     -40.5 %
Rent Per Month
United States Edit Thailand Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,774.14 $
(65,434.61 ฿)
455.98 $
(16,817.71 ฿)
     -74.3 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,459.72 $
(53,838.15 ฿)
231.75 $
(8,547.57 ฿)
     -84.1 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,975.06 $
(109,727.70 ฿)
960.77 $
(35,435.56 ฿)
     -67.7 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,415.69 $
(89,096.65 ฿)
612.88 $
(22,604.63 ฿)
     -74.6 %
Buy Apartment Price
United States Edit Thailand Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 337.56 $
(12,449.97 ฿)
327.42 $
(12,076.17 ฿)
     -3.0 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 266.73 $
(9,837.78 ฿)
184.94 $
(6,821.23 ฿)
     -30.7 %
Salaries And Financing
United States Edit Thailand Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,561.68 $
(168,246.20 ฿)
519.05 $
(19,144.01 ฿)
     -88.6 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.56 5.50      -16.2 %
Last update: April 2024April 2024
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