- Cost of Living
- Thailand
- Egypt
- Pattaya
- Alexandria
- Comparison
Cost of living in Pattaya, Thailand compared to Alexandria, Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 126% | |||
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Food in Pattaya (Thailand) is 126% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | 100 ฿ (E£ 51) | E£ 54 | - 7% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | 197 ฿ (E£ 100) | E£ 43 | + 131% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | 49 ฿ (E£ 25) | E£ 27 | - 9% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | 58 ฿ (E£ 29) | E£ 10 | + 190% | |
12 eggs, large | 59 ฿ (E£ 30) | E£ 16 | + 86% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | 44 ฿ (E£ 22) | E£ 3.92 | + 465% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | 343 ฿ (E£ 174) | E£ 34 | + 408% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | 88 ฿ (E£ 44) | E£ 20 | + 122% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | 79 ฿ (E£ 40) | E£ 4.31 | + 826% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | 53 ฿ (E£ 27) | E£ 14 | + 100% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | 600 ฿ (E£ 303) | E£ 90 | + 236% | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | 34 ฿ (E£ 17) | E£ 8 | + 103% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | 32 ฿ (E£ 16) | E£ 3.32 | + 385% | |
Housing | + 249% | |||
Housing in Pattaya (Thailand) is 249% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | 40,922 ฿ (E£ 20,697) | E£ 3,914 | + 429% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | 28,125 ฿ (E£ 14,224) | E£ 1,987 | + 616% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | 3,181 ฿ (E£ 1,609) | E£ 208 | + 672% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | 18,909 ฿ (E£ 9,563) | E£ 2,474 | + 287% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | 11,200 ฿ (E£ 5,664) | E£ 1,571 | + 261% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | 2,032 ฿ (E£ 1,028) | E£ 282 | + 265% | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | 644 ฿ (E£ 325) | E£ 289 | + 13% | |
40” flat screen TV | 14,165 ฿ (E£ 7,164) | E£ 4,994 | + 43% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | 2,106 ฿ (E£ 1,065) | E£ 1,249 | - 15% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | 189 ฿ (E£ 95) | E£ 69 | + 39% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | 102 ฿ (E£ 51) | E£ 17 | + 198% | |
Clothes | + 139% | |||
Clothes in Pattaya (Thailand) is 139% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | 2,160 ฿ (E£ 1,092) | E£ 555 | + 97% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | 2,667 ฿ (E£ 1,349) | E£ 507 | + 166% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | 2,917 ฿ (E£ 1,475) | E£ 951 | + 55% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | 2,160 ฿ (E£ 1,092) | E£ 397 | + 175% | |
Transportation | + 120% | |||
Transportation in Pattaya (Thailand) is 120% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | 850,000 ฿ (E£ 429,894) | E£ 247,119 | + 74% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | 30 ฿ (E£ 15) | E£ 2.56 | + 498% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | 450 ฿ (E£ 228) | E£ 126 | + 81% | |
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | 261 ฿ (E£ 132) | E£ 17 | + 654% | |
Personal Care | + 195% | |||
Personal Care in Pattaya (Thailand) is 195% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | 79 ฿ (E£ 40) | E£ 17 | + 131% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | 198 ฿ (E£ 100) | E£ 60 | + 67% | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | 759 ฿ (E£ 384) | E£ 101 | + 278% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | 70 ฿ (E£ 35) | - | - | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | 128 ฿ (E£ 65) | E£ 15 | + 329% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | 117 ฿ (E£ 59) | E£ 18 | + 223% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | 36 ฿ (E£ 18) | E£ 6 | + 187% | |
Tube of toothpaste | 51 ฿ (E£ 26) | E£ 4.18 | + 515% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | 168 ฿ (E£ 85) | E£ 26 | + 230% | |
Entertainment | + 37% | |||
Entertainment in Pattaya (Thailand) is 37% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | 480 ฿ (E£ 243) | E£ 103 | + 137% | |
2 tickets to the movies | 300 ฿ (E£ 152) | E£ 73 | + 108% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | 626 ฿ (E£ 317) | E£ 354 | - 11% | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | 500 ฿ (E£ 253) | E£ 211 | + 20% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | 122 ฿ (E£ 62) | E£ 46 | + 33% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | 58 ฿ (E£ 29) | E£ 26 | + 14% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | 50 ฿ (E£ 25) | E£ 21 | + 19% | |
iPod nano 16GB | 5,500 ฿ (E£ 2,782) | E£ 1,962 | + 42% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | 1.38 ฿ (E£ 0.70) | E£ 3.00 | - 77% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | 2,350 ฿ (E£ 1,189) | E£ 354 | + 236% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | 92 ฿ (E£ 47) | E£ 26 | + 77% | |
TOTAL | + 135% |
This comparison is lacking data. It provides a decent comparison, but it is not yet reliable. It is based on 508 prices entered by 40 different people.
These prices were last updated on December 09, 2016.
Exchange rate:
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Cost of living in Pattaya (Thailand) is 135% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt)
For example, you would need at least E£ 36,733
(72,629 ฿)
in Pattaya
to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with
E£ 15,625
in Alexandria.
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