Cost of living in Bangkok, Thailand

Summary of cost of living in Bangkok

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: 115,184 ฿
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: 63,303 ฿
  • WARNING!  These estimates are currently based on just a small amount of data. They provide a decent starting assumption, but they are not yet completely reliable.

List of prices in Bangkok
Current as of Jun 2024.

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Food Update prices
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 167 ฿
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) 184 ฿
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 103 ฿
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 64 ฿
12 eggs, large 82 ฿
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 72 ฿
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 348 ฿
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 78 ฿
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 52 ฿
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 55 ฿
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 632 ฿
2 liters of coca-cola 41 ฿
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 49 ฿
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Housing Update prices
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area 57,862 ฿
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area 34,375 ฿
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 4,307 ฿
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area 26,838 ฿
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area 14,034 ฿
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio 1,939 ฿
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) 470 ฿
40” flat screen tv 8,599 ฿
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) 2,202 ฿
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 184 ฿
Hourly rate for cleaning help 292 ฿
Clothes Update prices
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) 1,997 ฿
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) 1,283 ฿
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) 2,912 ฿
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 2,924 ฿
Transportation Update prices
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new 1,042,320 ฿
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 38 ฿
Monthly ticket public transport 1,856 ฿
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 404 ฿
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Personal Care Update prices
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) 71 ฿
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 191 ฿
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) 1,169 ฿
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) 147 ฿
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 102 ฿
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 155 ฿
4 rolls of toilet paper 65 ฿
Tube of toothpaste 66 ฿
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 406 ฿
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 945 ฿
2 tickets to the movies 469 ฿
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 3,393 ฿
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 2,283 ฿
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 361 ฿
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 123 ฿
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 131 ฿
Ipad wi-fi 128gb 25,369 ฿
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 1.57 ฿
1 month of gym membership in business district 1,900 ฿
1 package of marlboro cigarettes 137 ฿
These prices are lacking data. It provides a decent estimate, but they are not yet reliable. They are based on 189 prices entered by 40 different people.
Latest price update: June 23, 2024

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