Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Thailand Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Thailand are 43.99% lower than in United States (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Thailand are 54.88% lower than in United States
Rent Prices in Thailand are 72.82% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Thailand are 69.43% lower than in United States
Groceries Prices in Thailand are 41.46% lower than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Thailand is 68.76% lower than in United States
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Restaurants
United States Edit Thailand Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $
(531.48 ฿)
1.98 $
(70.00 ฿)
     -86.83 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 65.00 $
(2,303.09 ฿)
22.58 $
(800.00 ฿)
     -65.26 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 $
(283.46 ฿)
5.64 $
(200.00 ฿)
     -29.44 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 $
(177.16 ฿)
1.83 $
(65.00 ฿)
     -63.31 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.00 $
(212.59 ฿)
3.39 $
(120.00 ฿)
     -43.55 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.48 $
(158.56 ฿)
1.77 $
(62.80 ฿)
     -60.39 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.02 $
(71.71 ฿)
0.57 $
(20.22 ฿)
     -71.81 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.61 $
(57.00 ฿)
0.27 $
(9.65 ฿)
     -83.07 %
Markets
United States Edit Thailand Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.43 $
(121.42 ฿)
6.00 $
(212.48 ฿)
     +74.99 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.61 $
(92.63 ฿)
1.16 $
(41.00 ฿)
     -55.74 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.82 $
(64.58 ฿)
0.51 $
(18.00 ฿)
     -72.13 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.03 $
(107.34 ฿)
1.60 $
(56.53 ฿)
     -47.33 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.13 $
(181.83 ฿)
6.60 $
(233.95 ฿)
     +28.67 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.78 $
(169.49 ฿)
0.98 $
(34.78 ฿)
     -79.48 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.13 $
(217.25 ฿)
4.49 $
(159.22 ฿)
     -26.71 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.13 $
(75.54 ฿)
1.12 $
(39.68 ฿)
     -47.48 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.72 $
(25.52 ฿)
0.54 $
(19.21 ฿)
     -24.70 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.85 $
(65.62 ฿)
0.78 $
(27.79 ฿)
     -57.65 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.98 $
(70.25 ฿)
0.57 $
(20.12 ฿)
     -71.36 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.20 $
(42.54 ฿)
0.56 $
(19.85 ฿)
     -53.35 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.20 $
(42.57 ฿)
0.45 $
(15.97 ฿)
     -62.48 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.72 $
(60.99 ฿)
0.95 $
(33.72 ฿)
     -44.71 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.85 $
(65.60 ฿)
0.46 $
(16.43 ฿)
     -74.95 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $
(425.19 ฿)
16.93 $
(600.00 ฿)
     +41.11 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.95 $
(104.40 ฿)
1.61 $
(57.07 ฿)
     -45.34 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.02 $
(107.11 ฿)
2.61 $
(92.44 ฿)
     -13.70 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.50 $
(301.17 ฿)
3.95 $
(140.00 ฿)
     -53.52 %
Transportation
United States Edit Thailand Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 $
(88.58 ฿)
0.85 $
(30.00 ฿)
     -66.13 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 70.00 $
(2,480.26 ฿)
28.67 $
(1,016.00 ฿)
     -59.04 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.23 $
(114.27 ฿)
0.99 $
(35.00 ฿)
     -69.37 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.60 $
(92.12 ฿)
1.59 $
(56.33 ฿)
     -38.86 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
(1,062.97 ฿)
4.23 $
(150.00 ฿)
     -85.89 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.61 $
(163.27 ฿)
4.63 $
(163.98 ฿)
     +0.44 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,000.00 $
(850,373.30 ฿)
33,867.48 $
(1,200,000.00 ฿)
     +41.11 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,441.94 $
(795,167.94 ฿)
23,986.94 $
(849,910.69 ฿)
     +6.88 %
Utilities (Monthly)
United States Edit Thailand Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 171.89 $
(6,090.60 ฿)
59.32 $
(2,102.01 ฿)
     -65.49 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.15 $
(5.20 ฿)
0.04 $
(1.56 ฿)
     -69.97 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 67.68 $
(2,398.03 ฿)
17.97 $
(636.75 ฿)
     -73.45 %
Sports And Leisure
United States Edit Thailand Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 37.26 $
(1,320.29 ฿)
44.50 $
(1,576.89 ฿)
     +19.44 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 17.33 $
(613.98 ฿)
8.63 $
(305.81 ฿)
     -50.19 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $
(425.19 ฿)
5.64 $
(200.00 ฿)
     -52.96 %
Childcare
United States Edit Thailand Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,032.23 $
(36,574.04 ฿)
334.03 $
(11,835.54 ฿)
     -67.64 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 15,780.06 $
(559,122.44 ฿)
10,832.07 $
(383,804.42 ฿)
     -31.36 %
Clothing And Shoes
United States Edit Thailand Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 44.70 $
(1,583.66 ฿)
47.61 $
(1,686.84 ฿)
     +6.52 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.64 $
(1,262.84 ฿)
27.98 $
(991.46 ฿)
     -21.49 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 77.70 $
(2,752.98 ฿)
80.15 $
(2,839.80 ฿)
     +3.15 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 98.63 $
(3,494.76 ฿)
70.89 $
(2,511.68 ฿)
     -28.13 %
Rent Per Month
United States Edit Thailand Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,670.76 $
(59,198.87 ฿)
367.87 $
(13,034.45 ฿)
     -77.98 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,239.22 $
(43,908.49 ฿)
202.62 $
(7,179.27 ฿)
     -83.65 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,744.29 $
(97,236.23 ฿)
1,007.43 $
(35,695.62 ฿)
     -63.29 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,157.44 $
(76,442.73 ฿)
552.22 $
(19,566.37 ฿)
     -74.40 %
Buy Apartment Price
United States Edit Thailand Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 420.80 $
(14,909.82 ฿)
265.35 $
(9,401.88 ฿)
     -36.94 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 197.85 $
(7,010.38 ฿)
147.32 $
(5,220.00 ฿)
     -25.54 %
Salaries And Financing
United States Edit Thailand Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,629.38 $
(128,596.87 ฿)
511.56 $
(18,125.80 ฿)
     -85.90 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.39 5.25      -2.44 %
Last update: June 2022June 2022
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