- 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£ 53) | E£ 61 | - 13% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | 197 ฿ (E£ 105) | E£ 49 | + 114% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | 49 ฿ (E£ 26) | E£ 32 | - 17% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | 59 ฿ (E£ 32) | E£ 12 | + 175% | |
12 eggs, large | 59 ฿ (E£ 31) | E£ 16 | + 90% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | 41 ฿ (E£ 22) | E£ 4.77 | + 361% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | 385 ฿ (E£ 205) | E£ 28 | + 628% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | 72 ฿ (E£ 38) | E£ 12 | + 222% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | 44 ฿ (E£ 23) | E£ 4.31 | + 446% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | 53 ฿ (E£ 28) | E£ 9 | + 218% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | 600 ฿ (E£ 320) | E£ 89 | + 260% | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | 33 ฿ (E£ 18) | E£ 9 | + 93% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | 34 ฿ (E£ 18) | E£ 2.71 | + 577% | |
Housing | + 199% | |||
Housing in Pattaya (Thailand) is 199% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | 40,922 ฿ (E£ 21,827) | E£ 4,287 | + 409% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | 28,125 ฿ (E£ 15,001) | E£ 2,487 | + 503% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | 3,500 ฿ (E£ 1,867) | E£ 218 | + 757% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | 18,909 ฿ (E£ 10,086) | E£ 2,526 | + 299% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | 11,200 ฿ (E£ 5,974) | E£ 1,181 | + 406% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | 1,767 ฿ (E£ 942) | E£ 512 | + 84% | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | 644 ฿ (E£ 343) | E£ 443 | - 23% | |
40” flat screen TV | 14,250 ฿ (E£ 7,601) | E£ 5,512 | + 38% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | 2,025 ฿ (E£ 1,080) | E£ 1,699 | - 36% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | 178 ฿ (E£ 95) | E£ 64 | + 50% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | 103 ฿ (E£ 55) | E£ 19 | + 193% | |
Clothes | + 111% | |||
Clothes in Pattaya (Thailand) is 111% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | 2,160 ฿ (E£ 1,152) | E£ 645 | + 79% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | 2,667 ฿ (E£ 1,422) | E£ 581 | + 145% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | 2,917 ฿ (E£ 1,556) | E£ 1,190 | + 31% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | 2,160 ฿ (E£ 1,152) | E£ 720 | + 60% | |
Transportation | + 34% | |||
Transportation in Pattaya (Thailand) is 34% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | 850,000 ฿ (E£ 453,377) | E£ 507,909 | - 11% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | 26 ฿ (E£ 14) | E£ 2.81 | + 400% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | 450 ฿ (E£ 240) | E£ 109 | + 120% | |
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | 161 ฿ (E£ 86) | E£ 21 | + 311% | |
Personal Care | + 118% | |||
Personal Care in Pattaya (Thailand) is 118% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | 78 ฿ (E£ 42) | E£ 24 | + 72% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | 119 ฿ (E£ 64) | E£ 76 | - 16% | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | 695 ฿ (E£ 371) | E£ 112 | + 232% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | 70 ฿ (E£ 37) | E£ 30 | + 24% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | 110 ฿ (E£ 59) | E£ 19 | + 210% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | 127 ฿ (E£ 68) | E£ 23 | + 201% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | 38 ฿ (E£ 21) | E£ 13 | + 62% | |
Tube of toothpaste | 53 ฿ (E£ 28) | E£ 12 | + 142% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | 170 ฿ (E£ 91) | E£ 27 | + 240% | |
Entertainment | + 101% | |||
Entertainment in Pattaya (Thailand) is 101% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | 642 ฿ (E£ 342) | E£ 119 | + 188% | |
2 tickets to the movies | 300 ฿ (E£ 160) | E£ 73 | + 118% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | 597 ฿ (E£ 318) | E£ 283 | + 13% | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | 500 ฿ (E£ 267) | E£ 233 | + 14% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | 117 ฿ (E£ 63) | E£ 52 | + 20% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | 58 ฿ (E£ 31) | E£ 24 | + 30% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | 50 ฿ (E£ 27) | E£ 19 | + 37% | |
iPod nano 16GB | 5,500 ฿ (E£ 2,934) | E£ 2,268 | + 29% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | 1.38 ฿ (E£ 0.74) | E£ 0.23 | + 217% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | 2,350 ฿ (E£ 1,253) | E£ 379 | + 231% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | 92 ฿ (E£ 49) | E£ 26 | + 89% | |
TOTAL | + 108% |
This comparison is lacking data. It provides a decent comparison, but it is not yet reliable. It is based on 637 prices entered by 59 different people.
These prices were last updated on August 18, 2017.
Exchange rate:
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Cost of living in Pattaya (Thailand) is 108% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt)
For example, you would need at least E£ 27,088
(50,786 ฿)
in Pattaya
to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with
E£ 13,000
in Alexandria.
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