- Cost of Living
- Thailand
- Egypt
- Chaiyaphum
- Alexandria
- Comparison

##
Cost of living in
**Chaiyaphum, Thailand**
compared to
**Alexandria, Egypt**

Currency:

Food | + 75% | |||
---|---|---|---|---|

Food in Chaiyaphum (Thailand) is 75% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | 150 ฿ (E£ 85) | E£ 72 | + 17% | |

Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | 200 ฿ (E£ 113) | E£ 72 | + 58% | |

500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | 50 ฿ (E£ 28) | E£ 36 | - 22% | |

1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | 50 ฿ (E£ 28) | E£ 13 | + 111% | |

12 eggs, large | 6.00 ฿ (E£ 3.38) | E£ 19 | - 83% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | 50 ฿ (E£ 28) | E£ 14 | + 100% | |

500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | 400 ฿ (E£ 226) | E£ 35 | + 552% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | 50 ฿ (E£ 28) | E£ 21 | + 34% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | 80 ฿ (E£ 45) | E£ 5.98 | + 654% | |

0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | 120 ฿ (E£ 68) | E£ 19 | + 249% | |

1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | 500 ฿ (E£ 282) | E£ 92 | + 205% | |

2 liters of Coca-Cola | 20 ฿ (E£ 11) | E£ 11 | + 1% | |

Bread for 2 people for 1 day | 30 ฿ (E£ 17) | E£ 11 | + 54% | |

Housing | + 111% | |||

Housing in Chaiyaphum (Thailand) is 111% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | 30,000 ฿ (E£ 16,920) | E£ 5,401 | + 213% | |

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | 5,000 ฿ (E£ 2,820) | E£ 3,866 | - 27% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | 2,000 ฿ (E£ 1,128) | E£ 898 | + 26% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | 30,000 ฿ (E£ 16,920) | E£ 3,625 | + 367% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | 3,000 ฿ (E£ 1,692) | E£ 2,335 | - 28% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | 2,000 ฿ (E£ 1,128) | E£ 736 | + 53% | |

Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | 1,000 ฿ (E£ 564) | E£ 365 | + 55% | |

40” flat screen TV | 25,000 ฿ (E£ 14,100) | E£ 6,508 | + 117% | |

Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | 5,000 ฿ (E£ 2,820) | E£ 1,489 | + 89% | |

Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | 300 ฿ (E£ 169) | E£ 67 | + 151% | |

Hourly rate for cleaning help | - | - | - | |

Clothes | + 93% | |||

Clothes in Chaiyaphum (Thailand) is 93% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | 2,000 ฿ (E£ 1,128) | E£ 740 | + 52% | |

1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | 2,000 ฿ (E£ 1,128) | E£ 614 | + 84% | |

1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | 5,000 ฿ (E£ 2,820) | E£ 1,504 | + 88% | |

1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | 5,000 ฿ (E£ 2,820) | E£ 777 | + 263% | |

Transportation | + 26% | |||

Transportation in Chaiyaphum (Thailand) is 26% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | 1,000,000 ฿ (E£ 564,001) | E£ 453,039 | + 24% | |

1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | 30 ฿ (E£ 17) | E£ 3.88 | + 336% | |

Monthly ticket public transport | 200 ฿ (E£ 113) | E£ 182 | - 38% | |

Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | - | E£ 126 | - | |

Personal Care | + 215% | |||

Personal Care in Chaiyaphum (Thailand) is 215% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | 200 ฿ (E£ 113) | E£ 33 | + 245% | |

1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | 1,000 ฿ (E£ 564) | E£ 80 | + 605% | |

Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | 500 ฿ (E£ 282) | E£ 200 | + 41% | |

1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | 100 ฿ (E£ 56) | E£ 40 | + 41% | |

Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | 125 ฿ (E£ 71) | E£ 21 | + 235% | |

Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | 200 ฿ (E£ 113) | E£ 26 | + 339% | |

4 rolls of toilet paper | 100 ฿ (E£ 56) | E£ 20 | + 184% | |

Tube of toothpaste | 60 ฿ (E£ 34) | E£ 15 | + 131% | |

Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | 100 ฿ (E£ 56) | E£ 48 | + 18% | |

Entertainment | + 150% | |||

Entertainment in Chaiyaphum (Thailand) is 150% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | 200 ฿ (E£ 113) | E£ 153 | - 26% | |

2 tickets to the movies | 400 ฿ (E£ 226) | E£ 96 | + 134% | |

2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | 500 ฿ (E£ 282) | E£ 520 | - 46% | |

Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | 2,000 ฿ (E£ 1,128) | E£ 228 | + 395% | |

1 cocktail drink in downtown club | 2,000 ฿ (E£ 1,128) | E£ 52 | + 2062% | |

Cappuccino in expat area of the city | 200 ฿ (E£ 113) | E£ 24 | + 365% | |

1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | - | E£ 19 | - | |

iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | 20,000 ฿ (E£ 11,280) | E£ 12,013 | - 6% | |

1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | 3.00 ฿ (E£ 1.69) | E£ 0.23 | + 645% | |

1 month of gym membership in business district | 2,000 ฿ (E£ 1,128) | E£ 416 | + 171% | |

1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | 150 ฿ (E£ 85) | E£ 28 | + 202% | |

TOTAL | + 88% |

This comparison has some inconsistent or sparse data. It already provides a reliable comparison but it is not bullet-proof. It is based on 277 prices entered by 24 different people.

These prices were last updated on March 20, 2018.
Exchange rate:
0.564
EGP
/
THB

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#
Cost of living in
**Chaiyaphum (Thailand)**
is
**88% more expensive than**
in
**Alexandria (Egypt)**

For example, you would need at least

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