- Cost of Living
- Thailand
- Egypt
- Surat Thani
- Alexandria
- Comparison
Cost of living in Surat Thani, Thailand compared to Alexandria, Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 191% | |||
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Food in Surat Thani (Thailand) is 191% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | 213 ฿ (E£ 113) | E£ 55 | + 106% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | 152 ฿ (E£ 81) | E£ 45 | + 78% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | 54 ฿ (E£ 28) | E£ 26 | + 9% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | 65 ฿ (E£ 35) | E£ 10 | + 235% | |
12 eggs, large | 94 ฿ (E£ 50) | E£ 14 | + 267% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | 50 ฿ (E£ 26) | E£ 5.10 | + 416% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | - | E£ 35 | - | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | 71 ฿ (E£ 38) | E£ 13 | + 199% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | 47 ฿ (E£ 25) | E£ 4.34 | + 476% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | 42 ฿ (E£ 22) | E£ 14 | + 65% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | 902 ฿ (E£ 479) | E£ 90 | + 430% | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | 48 ฿ (E£ 25) | E£ 8 | + 197% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | 67 ฿ (E£ 36) | E£ 3.28 | + 988% | |
Housing | + 149% | |||
Housing in Surat Thani (Thailand) is 149% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | 23,786 ฿ (E£ 12,626) | E£ 4,223 | + 199% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | 12,198 ฿ (E£ 6,475) | E£ 2,163 | + 199% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | 2,937 ฿ (E£ 1,559) | E£ 208 | + 649% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | 9,662 ฿ (E£ 5,129) | E£ 2,474 | + 107% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | 6,844 ฿ (E£ 3,633) | E£ 1,475 | + 146% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | 1,326 ฿ (E£ 704) | E£ 494 | + 43% | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | 735 ฿ (E£ 390) | E£ 333 | + 17% | |
40” flat screen TV | 33,799 ฿ (E£ 17,941) | E£ 4,994 | + 259% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | 5,500 ฿ (E£ 2,919) | E£ 1,249 | + 134% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | 81 ฿ (E£ 43) | E£ 69 | - 37% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | 372 ฿ (E£ 198) | E£ 17 | + 1044% | |
Clothes | + 115% | |||
Clothes in Surat Thani (Thailand) is 115% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | 4,500 ฿ (E£ 2,389) | E£ 522 | + 357% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | 1,200 ฿ (E£ 637) | E£ 530 | + 20% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | 4,000 ฿ (E£ 2,123) | E£ 768 | + 176% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | 3,893 ฿ (E£ 2,067) | E£ 370 | + 459% | |
Transportation | + 92% | |||
Transportation in Surat Thani (Thailand) is 92% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | - | E£ 247,119 | - | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | 31 ฿ (E£ 16) | E£ 2.60 | + 530% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | 600 ฿ (E£ 318) | E£ 126 | + 154% | |
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | 689 ฿ (E£ 365) | E£ 23 | + 1485% | |
Personal Care | + 329% | |||
Personal Care in Surat Thani (Thailand) is 329% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | 335 ฿ (E£ 178) | E£ 17 | + 935% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | 896 ฿ (E£ 476) | E£ 60 | + 693% | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | 1,000 ฿ (E£ 531) | E£ 101 | + 424% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | - | - | - | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | 100 ฿ (E£ 53) | E£ 15 | + 251% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | - | E£ 18 | - | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | 50 ฿ (E£ 27) | E£ 6 | + 339% | |
Tube of toothpaste | 85 ฿ (E£ 45) | E£ 4.98 | + 805% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | 229 ฿ (E£ 121) | E£ 23 | + 420% | |
Entertainment | + 166% | |||
Entertainment in Surat Thani (Thailand) is 166% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | 519 ฿ (E£ 276) | E£ 82 | + 237% | |
2 tickets to the movies | 280 ฿ (E£ 149) | E£ 69 | + 115% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | - | E£ 168 | - | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | 2,437 ฿ (E£ 1,294) | E£ 210 | + 517% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | 163 ฿ (E£ 87) | E£ 46 | + 87% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | 112 ฿ (E£ 59) | E£ 25 | + 141% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | 84 ฿ (E£ 45) | E£ 21 | + 110% | |
iPod nano 16GB | - | E£ 1,962 | - | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | 9 ฿ (E£ 4.78) | E£ 0.24 | + 1917% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | 2,000 ฿ (E£ 1,062) | E£ 311 | + 241% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | 113 ฿ (E£ 60) | E£ 25 | + 137% | |
TOTAL | + 152% |
WARNING! This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on 379 prices entered by 28 different people.
These prices were last updated on January 21, 2017.
Exchange rate:
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Cost of living in Surat Thani (Thailand) is 152% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt)
For example, you would need at least E£ 37,749
(71,115 ฿)
in Surat Thani
to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with
E£ 15,000
in Alexandria.
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