Cost of living in Bangkok, Thailand

These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 3,778 prices entered by 442 different people.
Latest price update: April 20, 2014.
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Food
Daily menu in the business district 236 ฿
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 155 ฿
1/2 Kg (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 55 ฿
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 42 ฿
12 eggs, large 62 ฿
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 66 ฿
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 257 ฿
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 82 ฿
2 kg (4,5 lb.) of potatoes 123 ฿
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 44 ฿
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 797 ฿
2 liters of Coca-Cola 35 ฿
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 37 ฿
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 46,686 ฿
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 2,344 ฿
Internet 8MB (1 month) 688 ฿
40” flat screen TV 19,735 ฿
Microwave, known brand, 800/900 Watt 2,767 ฿
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 159 ฿
Hourly rate for cleaning help 177 ฿
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 2,810 ฿
1 summer dress in a chain store (Zara, H&M, ...) 1,311 ฿
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or similar) 3,144 ฿
1 pair of leather business shoes 2,469 ฿
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV 6 vel. (or equivalent), with no extras, new 1,761,940 ฿
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 39 ฿
Monthly ticket public transport 825 ฿
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 Km. (5 miles) 128 ฿
Personal Care
Medicine against cold for 6 days (Frenadol, Coldrex, ...) 221 ฿
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 152 ฿
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 84 ฿
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 115 ฿
4 rolls of toilet paper 52 ฿
Tube of toothpaste 58 ฿
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 318 ฿
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 700 ฿
2 tickets to the movies 362 ฿
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 1,650 ฿
Dinner out for two in Italian restaurant with wine and dessert 2,244 ฿
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 246 ฿
Capuccino in expat area of the city 112 ฿
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 103 ฿
iPod nano 16GB 9,873 ฿
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 2.13 ฿
1 month of gym membership in business district 2,233 ฿
1 package of Marlboro cigarretes 92 ฿

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