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Cost of Living in Pattaya

Summary about cost of living in Pattaya:

Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 80.00 ฿ 50.00-120.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 975.00 ฿ 600.00-1,200.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 178.50 ฿ 150.00-275.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 60.00 ฿ 50.00-75.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 85.00 ฿ 60.00-120.00
Cappuccino (regular) 57.33 ฿ 45.00-80.00
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 23.87 ฿ 15.00-50.00
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 11.57 ฿ 7.00-20.00
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 173.18 ฿ 170.34-189.27
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 46.27 ฿ 31.75-72.57
Rice (white), (1 lb) 19.28 ฿ 18.14-22.68
Eggs (regular) (12) 49.67 ฿ 38.00-60.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 190.06 ฿ 133.81-215.46
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 38.86 ฿ 31.75-54.43
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 166.32 ฿ 136.08-226.80
Apples (1 lb) 36.29 ฿ 22.68-52.16
Banana (1 lb) 12.47 ฿ 6.80-18.14
Oranges (1 lb) 42.34 ฿ 31.30-54.43
Tomato (1 lb) 20.41 ฿ 15.88-24.95
Potato (1 lb) 21.17 ฿ 18.14-24.95
Onion (1 lb) 15.27 ฿ 9.07-22.68
Lettuce (1 head) 40.00 ฿ 35.00-75.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 14.83 ฿ 12.00-25.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 400.00 ฿ 300.00-500.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 49.67 ฿ 30.00-70.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 67.50 ฿ 50.00-120.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 125.00 ฿ 115.00-140.00
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 10.00 ฿ 10.00-10.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 0.00 ฿ 0.00-0.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 37.50 ฿ 30.00-50.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 50.66 ฿ 45.00-56.33
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 150.00 ฿ 100.00-200.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 107.34 ฿ 94.64-132.49
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,000,000.00 ฿ 700,000.00-1,200,000.00
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 812,760.68 ฿ 800,000.00-850,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 2,703.05 ฿ 1,500.00-4,000.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 2.07 ฿ 1.00-5.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 625.67 ฿ 400.00-800.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 1,313.89 ฿ 600.00-1,800.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 483.33 ฿ 400.00-600.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 150.00 ฿ 120.00-200.00
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 6,500.00 ฿ 3,000.00-10,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 364,000.00 ฿ 170,000.00-500,000.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 2,303.85 ฿ 1,000.00-3,800.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 1,424.90 ฿ 500.00-2,500.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 3,456.25 ฿ 2,500.00-4,500.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 2,236.36 ฿ 1,500.00-3,500.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 18,461.65 ฿ 10,000.00-25,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 10,406.25 ฿ 7,176.29-15,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 38,071.43 ฿ 25,000.00-60,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 21,888.89 ฿ 15,000.00-35,000.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 8,239.66 ฿ 5,574.14-11,148.27
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 5,375.06 ฿ 3,716.09-7,432.18
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 12,269.23 ฿
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 8.38 8.00-15.00

Prices in Pattaya

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Last update: October 2018
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11 Comments so far

#james smith on Nov 09, 2017 :
I agree with the #Anonymous post near bottom of page. He says his friend that works at the bank spends $12,000 per month with his condo at $5000 per month and the poster spends around $4000 per month.
This is what i have found . I have been living in Thailand from 2000 when it was cheap back then everything was a dollar and rent was 300 for a nice place. Now like the poster at the bottom I spend around $4000 to $6000 with out going to the clubs and GO GO bars. My room is $700 per month and my food is the same if i drink it goes up and if you go out it really goes up
Thailand is not cheap for a person that is used to a middle class or higher class of western life style.
for me its hard to not spend over 4000 USD per month mostly because i will go out with friends. If i stay home and cancel my gym membership and never drink then maybe i would get by on $3000 per month but i could not live for less.
#Dick Farang on Aug 11, 2017 :
Milk is 91.75 baht for a two-litre bottle.
Decent farang-quality bread is 70-100 baht for about 300 grammes.
#Dick Farang on Aug 11, 2017 :
The distances from Pattaya to Siracha and to Rayong are about 35 kilometres, not over 80 kilometres.
#Dick Farang on Aug 11, 2017 :
Local beers (Heineken, etc. included) are not 50 cl., but 32-33 cl. and 62-63 cl.
Most imported beers are 150-250 baht in supermarkets.
In supermarkets a mid-range bottle of wine is 1,500-2,000 baht, but you can find a decent bottle of Chilean wine at 700 baht.
The wines sold at 400 baht are bottom quality, sold in Europe at Aldi, etc. at 2-3 Euros.
#wimpspotter on Jan 13, 2017 :
Ha ha ukgangsterboi - all that tough talk - then Budweiser and Stella!! It is obvious you don't drink, unless you like shit beer!
#UKGANGSTERBOI on Dec 31, 2016 :
How much for two bags of grass, seventy-five pellets of mescaline, five sheets of high powered blotter acid, a salt shaker half full of cocaine, multi-colored uppers, downers, screamers, laughers, a quart of tequila, a quart of rum, a case of Budweiser and Stella, a pint of raw ether and two dozen amyls? Costs?
#kambiz mobini on Dec 20, 2016 :
please let me know how much gonna cost me a month renting apartment for one year 2 bd 2 bat 100 sm to 120 sm in central pattaya with good view or ocean view praice with us dollar.
#clegs on Jun 02, 2015 :
Have spent time in Bkk and Phuket over last couple of years. Most prices consistent as displayed.
Phuket traders and taxi drivers very greedy. Spoil it for tourists- would never go back to Phuket, but will be travelling to Pattaya and Bkk in October.
#Anonymous on Mar 27, 2015 :
I know,and people are rude in Aus and unfriendly.Thais are lovely.
#Anonymous on Mar 27, 2015 :
Try living in Australia,the most rip off country for everything.I thought the uk was bad.This place is out of this world expensive!!
#Anonymous on Mar 27, 2015 :
Thailand is expensive when you only earn 12,000 baht a month.THINK ABOUT THAT!