Cost of living in Bangkok, Thailand

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Food
Lunchtime menu in the business district 112 ฿
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 144 ฿
1/2 Kg (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 67 ฿
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 48 ฿
12 eggs, large 69 ฿
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 52 ฿
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 301 ฿
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 98 ฿
2 kg (4,5 lb.) of potatoes 120 ฿
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 53 ฿
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 622 ฿
2 liters of Coca-Cola 40 ฿
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 40 ฿
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 49,181 ฿
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 3,233 ฿
Internet 8MB (1 month) 682 ฿
40” flat screen TV 17,504 ฿
Microwave, known brand, 800/900 Watt 2,599 ฿
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 244 ฿
Hourly rate for cleaning help 101 ฿
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 2,420 ฿
1 summer dress in a chain store (Zara, H&M, ...) 1,347 ฿
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or similar) 2,887 ฿
1 pair of leather business shoes 3,592 ฿
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV 6 vel. (or equivalent), with no extras, new 808,423 ฿
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 35 ฿
Monthly ticket public transport 988 ฿
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 Km. (5 miles) 104 ฿
Personal Care
Medicine against cold for 6 days (Frenadol, Coldrex, ...) 70 ฿
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 118 ฿
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 85 ฿
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 112 ฿
4 rolls of toilet paper 44 ฿
Tube of toothpaste 78 ฿
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 318 ฿
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 677 ฿
2 tickets to the movies 369 ฿
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 1,126 ฿
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant including wine and dessert 1,434 ฿
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 304 ฿
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 95 ฿
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 100 ฿
iPod nano 16GB 6,083 ฿
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 1.46 ฿
1 month of gym membership in business district 2,230 ฿
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes 119 ฿
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 5,356 prices entered by 645 different people.
Latest price update: September 03, 2015.

Bangkok position in our World Ranking

the world
136th
out of 194
asia
7th
out of 17

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

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