Cost of living in Bangkok, Thailand

List of prices in Bangkok, Thailand. Current as of Mar 2019.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 147 ฿
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 155 ฿
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 52 ฿
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 46 ฿
12 eggs, large 72 ฿
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 41 ฿
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 630 ฿
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 69 ฿
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 35 ฿
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 47 ฿
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 572 ฿
2 liters of Coca-Cola 32 ฿
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 35 ฿
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 42,524 ฿
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 24,275 ฿
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 2,080 ฿
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area 21,578 ฿
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area 12,589 ฿
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio 903 ฿
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) 455 ฿
40” flat screen TV 10,192 ฿
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) 1,648 ฿
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 133 ฿
Hourly rate for cleaning help 202 ฿
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 1,963 ฿
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) 983 ฿
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) 2,322 ฿
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 1,920 ฿
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new 829,261 ฿
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 26 ฿
Monthly ticket public transport 902 ฿
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 97 ฿
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) 49 ฿
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 109 ฿
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) 820 ฿
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 85 ฿
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 83 ฿
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 70 ฿
4 rolls of toilet paper 40 ฿
Tube of toothpaste 49 ฿
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 256 ฿
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 595 ฿
2 tickets to the movies 389 ฿
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 1,633 ฿
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 1,343 ฿
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 212 ฿
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 92 ฿
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 102 ฿
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB 13,742 ฿
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 3.12 ฿
1 month of gym membership in business district 1,717 ฿
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes 86 ฿
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 3,170 prices entered by 215 different people.
Latest price update: March 20, 2019

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