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Bangalore vs Bangkok
Blr vs Bkk

Average net salary (After tax)

Bangkok
Bangalore

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Bkk
Blr
Outside city centre
Bkk
Blr

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Bkk
Blr
Outside city centre
Bkk
Blr

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Bkk
Blr
Outside city centre
Bkk
Blr

Mortgage rates

Bangkok
4.5%
Bangalore
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

Electricity, heating, water, Garbage for a 85m2 Apartment

Bangkok
Bangalore

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Bkk
Blr

Mobile phone data

One-minute local prepaid call (no plan or discount)

Bkk
Blr

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Bkk
Blr

Monthly pass

Regular price

Bkk
Blr

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Bangkok
Bangalore

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Bkk
Blr
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

Milk 1L
Bkk
Blr
White bread 500g
Bkk
Blr
Eggs 12
Bkk
Blr
White rice 1kg
Bkk
Blr

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Bangkok
Bangalore

Meat & cheese

Chicken breasts 1kg
Bkk
Blr
Beef round 1kg
Bkk
Blr
Local cheese 1kg
Bkk
Blr

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Bkk
Blr
Lettuce 1 head
Bkk
Blr
Tomatoes 1kg
Bkk
Blr

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Bkk
Blr
Oranges 1 head
Bkk
Blr
Bananas 1kg
Bkk
Blr

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

Inexpensive restaurant 2 meals
Bkk $4,070.74/mth
Blr $4,070.74/mth
Mid-range restaurant Three-course meal for two people
Bkk $4,070.74/mth
Blr $4,070.74/mth

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Bangkok
4.5%
Bangalore
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Bangkok are 17.14% higher than in Bangalore

Drinks

Coke/Pepsi 0.33L
bottle
Bkk $4,070.74/mth
Blr $4,070.74/mth
Water 0.33L
bottle
Bkk $4,070.74/mth
Blr $4,070.74/mth
Cappuccino regular
Bkk $4,070.74/mth
Blr $4,070.74/mth

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Bkk
Blr
Market 0.5L bottle
Bkk
Blr

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Bkk
Blr
Market 0.33L bottle
Bkk
Blr

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Bangkok
5
Bangalore

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Bkk
Blr

Summer dress

From a chain store (e.g. Zara, H&M)

Bkk
Blr

Shoes

1 pair Nike shoes
Bkk
Blr
1 pair men's leather shoes
Bkk
Blr

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Bangkok
$15.33
Bangalore
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Bkk $4,070.74/mth
Blr $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Bkk $4,070.74/mth
Blr $4,070.74/mth