- Cost of Living
- Thailand
- Egypt
- Si Racha
- Alexandria
- Comparison

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

Currency:

Food | + 67% | |||
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Food in Si Racha (Thailand) is 67% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | 161 ฿ (E£ 91) | E£ 72 | + 26% | |

Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | 139 ฿ (E£ 79) | E£ 72 | + 10% | |

500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | 51 ฿ (E£ 29) | E£ 36 | - 21% | |

1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | 51 ฿ (E£ 29) | E£ 13 | + 115% | |

12 eggs, large | 52 ฿ (E£ 29) | E£ 19 | + 51% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | 30 ฿ (E£ 17) | E£ 14 | + 19% | |

500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | 169 ฿ (E£ 95) | E£ 35 | + 176% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | 52 ฿ (E£ 29) | E£ 21 | + 40% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | 58 ฿ (E£ 33) | E£ 5.98 | + 445% | |

0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | 35 ฿ (E£ 20) | E£ 19 | + 2% | |

1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | 710 ฿ (E£ 401) | E£ 92 | + 334% | |

2 liters of Coca-Cola | 46 ฿ (E£ 26) | E£ 11 | + 132% | |

Bread for 2 people for 1 day | 48 ฿ (E£ 27) | E£ 11 | + 146% | |

Housing | + 91% | |||

Housing in Si Racha (Thailand) is 91% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | 30,337 ฿ (E£ 17,137) | E£ 5,401 | + 217% | |

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | 21,508 ฿ (E£ 12,149) | E£ 3,866 | + 214% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | 2,156 ฿ (E£ 1,218) | E£ 898 | + 36% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | 17,536 ฿ (E£ 9,905) | E£ 3,625 | + 173% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | 8,820 ฿ (E£ 4,982) | E£ 2,335 | + 113% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | 1,671 ฿ (E£ 944) | E£ 736 | + 28% | |

Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | 572 ฿ (E£ 323) | E£ 365 | - 11% | |

40” flat screen TV | 9,214 ฿ (E£ 5,204) | E£ 6,508 | - 20% | |

Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | 1,984 ฿ (E£ 1,120) | E£ 1,489 | - 25% | |

Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | 367 ฿ (E£ 207) | E£ 67 | + 208% | |

Hourly rate for cleaning help | 315 ฿ (E£ 178) | - | - | |

Clothes | + 38% | |||

Clothes in Si Racha (Thailand) is 38% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | 2,452 ฿ (E£ 1,385) | E£ 740 | + 87% | |

1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | 1,371 ฿ (E£ 774) | E£ 614 | + 26% | |

1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | 3,284 ฿ (E£ 1,855) | E£ 1,504 | + 23% | |

1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | 2,590 ฿ (E£ 1,463) | E£ 777 | + 88% | |

Transportation | + 32% | |||

Transportation in Si Racha (Thailand) is 32% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | 1,071,640 ฿ (E£ 605,336) | E£ 453,039 | + 34% | |

1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | 33 ฿ (E£ 19) | E£ 3.88 | + 382% | |

Monthly ticket public transport | - | E£ 182 | - | |

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

Personal Care | + 61% | |||

Personal Care in Si Racha (Thailand) is 61% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | 82 ฿ (E£ 46) | E£ 33 | + 41% | |

1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | 109 ฿ (E£ 61) | E£ 80 | - 23% | |

Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | 800 ฿ (E£ 452) | E£ 200 | + 126% | |

1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | - | E£ 40 | - | |

Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | 64 ฿ (E£ 36) | E£ 21 | + 71% | |

Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | 126 ฿ (E£ 71) | E£ 26 | + 176% | |

4 rolls of toilet paper | 34 ฿ (E£ 19) | E£ 20 | - 3% | |

Tube of toothpaste | 53 ฿ (E£ 30) | E£ 15 | + 104% | |

Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | 160 ฿ (E£ 91) | E£ 48 | + 90% | |

Entertainment | + 130% | |||

Entertainment in Si Racha (Thailand) is 130% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | 740 ฿ (E£ 418) | E£ 153 | + 173% | |

2 tickets to the movies | 311 ฿ (E£ 176) | E£ 96 | + 83% | |

2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | 1,376 ฿ (E£ 778) | E£ 520 | + 50% | |

Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | 1,838 ฿ (E£ 1,038) | E£ 228 | + 356% | |

1 cocktail drink in downtown club | 244 ฿ (E£ 138) | E£ 52 | + 164% | |

Cappuccino in expat area of the city | 145 ฿ (E£ 82) | E£ 24 | + 238% | |

1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | 195 ฿ (E£ 110) | E£ 19 | + 464% | |

iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | 20,000 ฿ (E£ 11,297) | E£ 12,013 | - 6% | |

1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | 5.75 ฿ (E£ 3.25) | E£ 0.23 | + 1332% | |

1 month of gym membership in business district | 843 ฿ (E£ 476) | E£ 416 | + 14% | |

1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | 82 ฿ (E£ 46) | E£ 28 | + 64% | |

TOTAL | + 66% |

**WARNING!**This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on 277 prices entered by 24 different people.

These prices were last updated on March 22, 2018.
Exchange rate:
0.565
EGP
/
THB

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#
Cost of living in
**Si Racha (Thailand)**
is
**66% more expensive than**
in
**Alexandria (Egypt)**

For example, you would need at least

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