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Bangkok vs Canberra
Bkk vs Cbr

Average net salary (After tax)

Canberra
Bangkok

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Cbr
Bkk
Outside city centre
Cbr
Bkk

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Cbr
Bkk
Outside city centre
Cbr
Bkk

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Cbr
Bkk
Outside city centre
Cbr
Bkk

Mortgage rates

Canberra
4.5%
Bangkok
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Canberra
Bangkok

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Cbr
Bkk

Mobile phone data

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

Cbr
Bkk

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Cbr
Bkk

Monthly pass

Regular price

Cbr
Bkk

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Canberra
Bangkok

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Cbr
Bkk
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Canberra
Bangkok

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Cbr
Bkk
Lettuce 1 head
Cbr
Bkk
Tomatoes 1kg
Cbr
Bkk

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Cbr
Bkk
Oranges 1 head
Cbr
Bkk
Bananas 1kg
Cbr
Bkk

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Canberra
4.5%
Bangkok
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Canberra are 17.14% higher than in Bangkok

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Cbr
Bkk
Market 0.5L bottle
Cbr
Bkk

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Cbr
Bkk
Market 0.33L bottle
Cbr
Bkk

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Canberra
5
Bangkok

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Cbr
Bkk

Summer dress

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

Cbr
Bkk

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Canberra
$15.33
Bangkok
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Cbr $4,070.74/mth
Bkk $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Cbr $4,070.74/mth
Bkk $4,070.74/mth