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Cost of Living in Thailand

Why do so many people want to move to Thailand?

Cost of Living in Thailand

One of the main reasons is because the cost of living in Thailand is relatively cheaper than in other Asian countries.

Cost of living in Thailand is 32.81% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account).

Rent in Thailand is, on average, 59.57% lower than in United States.

Cost of Living in Thailand

Let’s see how much the cost of living in Thailand in each part is estimated to be around.

Cost of Living in Thailand

Restaurants

  • Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 40.00 – 150.00 Baht
  • Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 400.00 – 500.00 Baht
  • McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 150.00 – 250.00 Baht
  • Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 50.00 – 120.00 Baht
  • Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 75.00 – 200.00 Baht
  • Cappuccino (regular) 30.00 – 130.00 Baht
  • Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 15.00 – 40.00 Baht
  • Water (0.33 liter bottle) 7.00 – 21.89 Baht

Cost of Living in Thailand

Market

  • Milk (regular), (1 liter) 40.00 – 90.00 Baht
  • Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 25.00 – 100.00 Baht
  • Rice (white), (1kg) 19.50 – 60.00 Baht
  • Eggs (regular) (12) 35.00 – 70.00 Baht
  • Local Cheese (1kg) 300.00 – 1,200.00 Baht
  • Chicken Fillets (1kg) 50.00 – 150.00 Baht
  • Beef Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 160.00 – 600.00 Baht
  • Apples (1kg) 40.00 – 150.00 Baht
  • Banana (1kg) 20.00 – 80.00 Baht
  • Oranges (1kg) 30.00 – 120.00 Baht
  • Tomato (1kg) 20.00 – 85.00 Baht
  • Potato (1kg) 22.00 – 75.00 Baht
  • Onion (1kg) 20.00 – 60.00 Baht
  • Lettuce (1 head) 12.00 – 52.00 Baht
  • Water (1.5 liter bottle) 10.00 – 30.00 Baht
  • Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 300.00 – 899.00 Baht
  • Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 100.00 – 165.00 Baht

Cost of Living in Thailand

Transportation

  • One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 10.00 – 50.00 Baht
  • Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 600.00 – 1,600.00 Baht
  • Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 35.00 – 55.00 Baht
  • Taxi 1 km (Normal Tariff) 7.00 – 40.00 Baht
  • Taxi 1 hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 90.00 – 200.00 Baht
  • Gasoline (1 liter) 25.00 – 35.00 Baht

Cost of Living in Thailand

Utilities (Monthly)

  • Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 1,500.00 – 4,327.27 Baht
  • 1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.00 – 3.00 Baht
  • Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 590.00 – 1,000.00 Baht

Cost of Living in Thailand

Sport and Leisure

  • Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 900.00 – 3,000.00 Baht
  • Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 150.00 – 500.00 Baht
  • Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 150.00 – 300.00 Baht

Cost of Living in Thailand

Childcare

  • Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 5,000.00 – 22,000.00 Baht
  • International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 200,000.00 – 800,000.00 Baht

Cost of Living in Thailand

Clothing and Shoes

  • 1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 600.00 – 3,000.00 Baht
  • 1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, …) 400.00 – 2,000.00 Baht
  • 1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 1,800.00 – 4,000.00 Baht
  • 1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 1,200.00 – 4,359.87 Baht

Cost of Living in Thailand

Rent Per Month

  • Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 8,000.00 – 25,000.00 Baht
  • Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 5,000.00 – 15,000.00 Baht
  • Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 20,000.00 – 80,000.00 Baht
  • Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 12,000.00 – 40,000.00 Baht

Buy Apartment Price

  • Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 50,000.00 – 220,000.00 Baht
  • Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 32,000.00 – 100,000.00 Baht

Last update: July 2020
This data for each country are based on all entries from all cities in that country.

Credit : https://www.numbeo.com/

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