Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Thailand Reverse

For major cities in those countries you get more relevant data by specifying cities.
City in United States:
City in Thailand:
Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Thailand are 34.38% lower than in United States (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Thailand are 44.02% lower than in United States
Rent Prices in Thailand are 62.58% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Thailand are 66.16% lower than in United States
Groceries Prices in Thailand are 31.85% lower than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Thailand is 69.44% lower than in United States
Currency: Sticky Currency      Switch to metric measurement units
Restaurants
United States Edit Thailand Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $
(467.55 ฿)
2.09 $
(65.00 ฿)
     -86.10 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 $
(1,870.20 ฿)
22.46 $
(700.00 ฿)
     -62.57 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 $
(249.36 ฿)
6.42 $
(200.00 ฿)
     -19.79 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 $
(155.85 ฿)
2.25 $
(70.00 ฿)
     -55.09 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.00 $
(187.02 ฿)
3.85 $
(120.00 ฿)
     -35.84 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.29 $
(133.85 ฿)
1.93 $
(60.29 ฿)
     -54.95 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.91 $
(59.43 ฿)
0.65 $
(20.41 ฿)
     -65.65 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.54 $
(47.99 ฿)
0.34 $
(10.61 ฿)
     -77.88 %
Markets
United States Edit Thailand Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.24 $
(100.91 ฿)
6.46 $
(201.44 ฿)
     +99.63 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.48 $
(77.28 ฿)
1.17 $
(36.41 ฿)
     -52.89 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.81 $
(56.26 ฿)
0.55 $
(17.11 ฿)
     -69.59 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.30 $
(71.76 ฿)
1.68 $
(52.46 ฿)
     -26.89 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.03 $
(156.73 ฿)
7.78 $
(242.44 ฿)
     +54.69 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.17 $
(130.05 ฿)
1.09 $
(33.87 ฿)
     -73.95 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.72 $
(178.44 ฿)
4.59 $
(143.05 ฿)
     -19.83 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.05 $
(64.00 ฿)
1.27 $
(39.63 ฿)
     -38.08 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.71 $
(22.03 ฿)
0.58 $
(18.00 ฿)
     -18.29 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.80 $
(56.11 ฿)
0.88 $
(27.46 ฿)
     -51.06 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.94 $
(60.35 ฿)
0.62 $
(19.19 ฿)
     -68.21 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.17 $
(36.49 ฿)
0.61 $
(18.94 ฿)
     -48.11 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.18 $
(36.65 ฿)
0.51 $
(15.88 ฿)
     -56.67 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.64 $
(51.15 ฿)
0.95 $
(29.65 ฿)
     -42.04 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.80 $
(56.24 ฿)
0.53 $
(16.54 ฿)
     -70.59 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $
(374.04 ฿)
17.65 $
(550.00 ฿)
     +47.04 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.45 $
(76.35 ฿)
1.81 $
(56.37 ฿)
     -26.17 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.83 $
(88.19 ฿)
2.82 $
(88.04 ฿)
     -0.18 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.00 $
(249.36 ฿)
4.49 $
(140.00 ฿)
     -43.86 %
Transportation
United States Edit Thailand Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.25 $
(70.13 ฿)
0.87 $
(27.00 ฿)
     -61.50 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 65.00 $
(2,026.05 ฿)
38.50 $
(1,200.00 ฿)
     -40.77 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.25 $
(101.30 ฿)
1.12 $
(35.00 ฿)
     -65.45 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.60 $
(81.04 ฿)
1.81 $
(56.33 ฿)
     -30.50 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
(935.10 ฿)
4.65 $
(145.00 ฿)
     -84.49 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.61 $
(81.43 ฿)
3.52 $
(109.62 ฿)
     +34.61 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,000.00 $
(716,910.00 ฿)
38,498.56 $
(1,200,000.00 ฿)
     +67.39 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,625.25 $
(674,059.03 ฿)
27,144.71 $
(846,100.77 ฿)
     +25.52 %
Utilities (Monthly)
United States Edit Thailand Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 164.79 $
(5,136.65 ฿)
73.70 $
(2,297.19 ฿)
     -55.28 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.14 $
(4.33 ฿)
0.06 $
(1.74 ฿)
     -59.89 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 65.80 $
(2,051.06 ฿)
21.66 $
(675.17 ฿)
     -67.08 %
Sports And Leisure
United States Edit Thailand Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 37.07 $
(1,155.47 ฿)
52.29 $
(1,630.03 ฿)
     +41.07 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 15.72 $
(489.94 ฿)
9.43 $
(294.04 ฿)
     -39.99 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $
(374.04 ฿)
6.42 $
(200.00 ฿)
     -46.53 %
Childcare
United States Edit Thailand Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 936.19 $
(29,181.05 ฿)
322.60 $
(10,055.29 ฿)
     -65.54 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 15,558.20 $
(484,949.23 ฿)
13,139.91 $
(409,571.05 ฿)
     -15.54 %
Clothing And Shoes
United States Edit Thailand Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 43.92 $
(1,369.03 ฿)
56.14 $
(1,749.86 ฿)
     +27.82 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.52 $
(1,107.15 ฿)
30.62 $
(954.51 ฿)
     -13.79 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 76.06 $
(2,370.77 ฿)
92.26 $
(2,875.89 ฿)
     +21.31 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 96.22 $
(2,999.11 ฿)
80.64 $
(2,513.46 ฿)
     -16.19 %
Rent Per Month
United States Edit Thailand Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,339.03 $
(41,737.43 ฿)
425.00 $
(13,247.21 ฿)
     -68.26 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,083.41 $
(33,770.03 ฿)
253.11 $
(7,889.49 ฿)
     -76.64 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,153.66 $
(67,129.43 ฿)
1,062.57 $
(33,120.43 ฿)
     -50.66 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,740.98 $
(54,266.43 ฿)
622.99 $
(19,418.50 ฿)
     -64.22 %
Buy Apartment Price
United States Edit Thailand Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 333.09 $
(10,382.36 ฿)
323.38 $
(10,079.86 ฿)
     -2.91 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 199.18 $
(6,208.43 ฿)
164.28 $
(5,120.76 ฿)
     -17.52 %
Salaries And Financing
United States Edit Thailand Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,558.26 $
(110,911.05 ฿)
608.80 $
(18,976.24 ฿)
     -82.89 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.03 5.30      +31.48 %
Last update: June 2021June 2021
Contributors in the past 12 months:13481503