Cost of living in Bangkok, Thailand

These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 4,642 prices entered by 552 different people.
Latest price update: March 03, 2015.
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Food
Lunchtime menu in the business district 189 ฿
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 46 ฿
12 eggs, large 88 ฿
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 76 ฿
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 274 ฿
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 81 ฿
2 kg (4,5 lb.) of potatoes 76 ฿
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 47 ฿
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 639 ฿
2 liters of Coca-Cola 42 ฿
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 58 ฿
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 42,082 ฿
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 2,590 ฿
Internet 8MB (1 month) 712 ฿
40” flat screen TV 18,252 ฿
Microwave, known brand, 800/900 Watt 3,888 ฿
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 194 ฿
Hourly rate for cleaning help 70 ฿
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 2,321 ฿
1 summer dress in a chain store (Zara, H&M, ...) 1,219 ฿
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or similar) 3,116 ฿
1 pair of leather business shoes 2,745 ฿
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV 6 vel. (or equivalent), with no extras, new 1,218,580 ฿
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 34 ฿
Monthly ticket public transport 1,104 ฿
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 Km. (5 miles) 141 ฿
Personal Care
Medicine against cold for 6 days (Frenadol, Coldrex, ...) 63 ฿
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 115 ฿
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 104 ฿
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 83 ฿
4 rolls of toilet paper 55 ฿
Tube of toothpaste 66 ฿
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 337 ฿
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 471 ฿
2 tickets to the movies 330 ฿
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 1,762 ฿
Dinner out for two in Italian restaurant with wine and dessert 1,372 ฿
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 274 ฿
Capuccino in expat area of the city 102 ฿
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 117 ฿
iPod nano 16GB 9,145 ฿
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 8 ฿
1 month of gym membership in business district 3,200 ฿
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes 88 ฿

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