Cost of Living in Thailand

Summary:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 1.72 € 1.06-3.98
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 18.56 € 11.93-39.77
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 5.30 € 4.22-6.63
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 1.86 € 1.33-3.18
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.18 € 1.86-5.30
Cappuccino (regular) 1.60 € 0.80-3.18
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 0.54 € 0.40-1.06
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.28 € 0.19-0.53
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.33 € 4.01-9.03
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.96 € 0.72-2.04
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.45 € 0.24-0.73
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.38 € 0.95-1.93
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.55 € 3.61-14.43
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 0.91 € 0.53-1.56
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 3.82 € 1.80-7.46
Apples (1 lb) 1.05 € 0.54-1.80
Banana (1 lb) 0.47 € 0.24-1.08
Oranges (1 lb) 0.73 € 0.36-1.20
Tomato (1 lb) 0.52 € 0.24-0.96
Potato (1 lb) 0.50 € 0.30-0.80
Onion (1 lb) 0.43 € 0.24-0.72
Lettuce (1 head) 0.78 € 0.27-1.59
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.44 € 0.29-0.80
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 14.58 € 7.95-21.21
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.50 € 1.06-1.97
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.31 € 1.33-3.71
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 3.71 € 2.65-4.24
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.66 € 0.27-1.33
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 31.82 € 19.89-52.50
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 0.93 € 0.93-1.59
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.49 € 0.43-2.13
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 3.31 € 2.65-5.30
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.89 € 2.21-3.51
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 31,819.26 € 18,561.23-50,380.49
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,256.78 € 19,887.04-25,190.24
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 61.66 € 35.22-112.69
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.05 € 0.03-0.08
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 18.02 € 13.26-26.52
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 42.22 € 21.21-79.55
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 7.76 € 2.65-13.26
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 5.30 € 3.98-6.89
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 273.40 € 132.58-662.90
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 10,585.26 € 5,303.21-21,212.84
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 46.40 € 15.91-79.55
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 25.40 € 10.61-50.38
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 76.25 € 47.73-106.06
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 66.36 € 31.82-106.06
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 352.45 € 198.87-636.39
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 212.44 € 119.32-397.74
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 882.67 € 450.77-1,988.70
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 518.65 € 265.16-1,060.64
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 263.71 € 123.17-492.68
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 132.77 € 73.90-221.71
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 512.52 €
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.26 3.00-7.20

Prices in Thailand

This country had 4375 entries in the past 12 months by 468 different contributors.
Last update: May 2021
Our data for each country are based on all entries from all cities in that country.
Sources and References
  

By City in Thailand

Rank
City
Cost of Living Index
Rent Index
Cost of Living Plus Rent Index
Groceries Index
Restaurant Price Index
Local Purchasing Power Index
Bangkok 52.39 26.71 40.51 52.12 26.02 34.33
Phuket 49.56 19.87 35.83 48.98 30.98 28.86
Pattaya 45.81 16.82 32.40 44.43 29.87 20.96
Chiang Mai 43.90 14.11 30.12 49.23 22.20 31.79
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