- Cost of Living
- Thailand
- Egypt
- Pattaya
- Alexandria
- Comparison
Cost of living in Pattaya, Thailand compared to Alexandria, Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 144% | |||
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Food in Pattaya (Thailand) is 144% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | 100 ฿ (E£ 53) | E£ 55 | - 3% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | 197 ฿ (E£ 104) | E£ 45 | + 130% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | 49 ฿ (E£ 26) | E£ 26 | - 0% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | 58 ฿ (E£ 31) | E£ 10 | + 199% | |
12 eggs, large | 59 ฿ (E£ 31) | E£ 14 | + 129% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | 44 ฿ (E£ 23) | E£ 5.10 | + 356% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | 343 ฿ (E£ 182) | E£ 35 | + 423% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | 88 ฿ (E£ 46) | E£ 13 | + 270% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | 79 ฿ (E£ 42) | E£ 4.34 | + 864% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | 53 ฿ (E£ 28) | E£ 14 | + 109% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | 600 ฿ (E£ 318) | E£ 90 | + 252% | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | 34 ฿ (E£ 18) | E£ 8 | + 111% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | 32 ฿ (E£ 17) | E£ 3.28 | + 415% | |
Housing | + 233% | |||
Housing in Pattaya (Thailand) is 233% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | 40,922 ฿ (E£ 21,697) | E£ 4,223 | + 414% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | 28,125 ฿ (E£ 14,912) | E£ 2,163 | + 589% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | 3,181 ฿ (E£ 1,686) | E£ 208 | + 710% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | 18,909 ฿ (E£ 10,026) | E£ 2,474 | + 305% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | 11,200 ฿ (E£ 5,938) | E£ 1,475 | + 303% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | 2,032 ฿ (E£ 1,077) | E£ 494 | + 118% | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | 644 ฿ (E£ 341) | E£ 333 | + 3% | |
40” flat screen TV | 14,165 ฿ (E£ 7,510) | E£ 4,994 | + 50% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | 2,106 ฿ (E£ 1,117) | E£ 1,249 | - 11% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | 189 ฿ (E£ 100) | E£ 69 | + 46% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | 102 ฿ (E£ 54) | E£ 17 | + 212% | |
Clothes | + 153% | |||
Clothes in Pattaya (Thailand) is 153% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | 2,160 ฿ (E£ 1,145) | E£ 522 | + 119% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | 2,667 ฿ (E£ 1,414) | E£ 530 | + 167% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | 2,917 ฿ (E£ 1,546) | E£ 768 | + 101% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | 2,160 ฿ (E£ 1,145) | E£ 370 | + 210% | |
Transportation | + 129% | |||
Transportation in Pattaya (Thailand) is 129% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | 850,000 ฿ (E£ 450,668) | E£ 247,119 | + 82% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | 30 ฿ (E£ 16) | E£ 2.60 | + 515% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | 450 ฿ (E£ 239) | E£ 126 | + 90% | |
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | 265 ฿ (E£ 141) | E£ 23 | + 510% | |
Personal Care | + 188% | |||
Personal Care in Pattaya (Thailand) is 188% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | 78 ฿ (E£ 42) | E£ 17 | + 141% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | 119 ฿ (E£ 63) | E£ 60 | + 5% | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | 699 ฿ (E£ 371) | E£ 101 | + 266% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | 70 ฿ (E£ 37) | - | - | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | 128 ฿ (E£ 68) | E£ 15 | + 350% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | 117 ฿ (E£ 62) | E£ 18 | + 238% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | 36 ฿ (E£ 19) | E£ 6 | + 214% | |
Tube of toothpaste | 51 ฿ (E£ 27) | E£ 4.98 | + 441% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | 168 ฿ (E£ 89) | E£ 23 | + 281% | |
Entertainment | + 120% | |||
Entertainment in Pattaya (Thailand) is 120% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | 528 ฿ (E£ 280) | E£ 82 | + 242% | |
2 tickets to the movies | 300 ฿ (E£ 159) | E£ 69 | + 131% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | 626 ฿ (E£ 332) | E£ 168 | + 97% | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | 500 ฿ (E£ 265) | E£ 210 | + 26% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | 122 ฿ (E£ 65) | E£ 46 | + 39% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | 58 ฿ (E£ 31) | E£ 25 | + 25% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | 50 ฿ (E£ 27) | E£ 21 | + 24% | |
iPod nano 16GB | 5,500 ฿ (E£ 2,916) | E£ 1,962 | + 49% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | 1.38 ฿ (E£ 0.73) | E£ 0.24 | + 209% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | 2,350 ฿ (E£ 1,246) | E£ 311 | + 300% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | 92 ฿ (E£ 49) | E£ 25 | + 93% | |
TOTAL | + 162% |
This comparison is lacking data. It provides a decent comparison, but it is not yet reliable. It is based on 540 prices entered by 51 different people.
These prices were last updated on January 24, 2017.
Exchange rate:
0.530
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/
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Cost of living in Pattaya (Thailand) is 162% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt)
For example, you would need at least E£ 42,496
(80,151 ฿)
in Pattaya
to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with
E£ 16,250
in Alexandria.
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