Cost of living in Bangkok, Thailand

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Latest price update: October 01, 2014.
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Food
Daily menu in the business district 176 ฿
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 152 ฿
1/2 Kg (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 65 ฿
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 43 ฿
12 eggs, large 69 ฿
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 64 ฿
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 309 ฿
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 88 ฿
2 kg (4,5 lb.) of potatoes 71 ฿
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 44 ฿
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 691 ฿
2 liters of Coca-Cola 38 ฿
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 42 ฿
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 39,346 ฿
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 2,400 ฿
Internet 8MB (1 month) 703 ฿
40” flat screen TV 18,831 ฿
Microwave, known brand, 800/900 Watt 2,690 ฿
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 164 ฿
Hourly rate for cleaning help 73 ฿
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 2,670 ฿
1 summer dress in a chain store (Zara, H&M, ...) 724 ฿
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or similar) 3,481 ฿
1 pair of leather business shoes 2,173 ฿
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV 6 vel. (or equivalent), with no extras, new 1,523,570 ฿
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 38 ฿
Monthly ticket public transport 915 ฿
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 Km. (5 miles) 179 ฿
Personal Care
Medicine against cold for 6 days (Frenadol, Coldrex, ...) 67 ฿
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 112 ฿
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 96 ฿
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 89 ฿
4 rolls of toilet paper 50 ฿
Tube of toothpaste 60 ฿
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 333 ฿
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 595 ฿
2 tickets to the movies 356 ฿
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 1,964 ฿
Dinner out for two in Italian restaurant with wine and dessert 1,837 ฿
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 226 ฿
Capuccino in expat area of the city 106 ฿
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 104 ฿
iPod nano 16GB 9,418 ฿
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 1.89 ฿
1 month of gym membership in business district 3,173 ฿
1 package of Marlboro cigarretes 83 ฿

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