Cost of living in Bangkok, Thailand

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Food
Lunchtime menu in the business district 102 ฿
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 144 ฿
1/2 Kg (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 64 ฿
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 47 ฿
12 eggs, large 68 ฿
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 49 ฿
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 299 ฿
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 94 ฿
2 kg (4,5 lb.) of potatoes 113 ฿
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 52 ฿
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 627 ฿
2 liters of Coca-Cola 42 ฿
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 41 ฿
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 48,991 ฿
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 3,427 ฿
Internet 8MB (1 month) 642 ฿
40” flat screen TV 15,981 ฿
Microwave, known brand, 800/900 Watt 3,793 ฿
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 196 ฿
Hourly rate for cleaning help 161 ฿
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 2,482 ฿
1 summer dress in a chain store (Zara, H&M, ...) 1,380 ฿
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or similar) 2,902 ฿
1 pair of leather business shoes 3,296 ฿
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV 6 vel. (or equivalent), with no extras, new 829,716 ฿
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 35 ฿
Monthly ticket public transport 1,006 ฿
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 Km. (5 miles) 131 ฿
Personal Care
Medicine against cold for 6 days (Frenadol, Coldrex, ...) 72 ฿
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 115 ฿
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 106 ฿
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 95 ฿
4 rolls of toilet paper 51 ฿
Tube of toothpaste 75 ฿
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 453 ฿
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 674 ฿
2 tickets to the movies 354 ฿
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 1,740 ฿
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant including wine and dessert 1,084 ฿
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 305 ฿
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 91 ฿
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 92 ฿
iPod nano 16GB 5,967 ฿
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 1.50 ฿
1 month of gym membership in business district 2,074 ฿
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes 91 ฿
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 5,031 prices entered by 602 different people.
Latest price update: July 03, 2015.

Bangkok position in our World Ranking

the world
139th
out of 202
asia
7th
out of 17

Cheapest and most expensive products in Bangkok compared to other cities:

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4th
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