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Bangkok vs Gold Coast
Bkk vs Glc

Average net salary (After tax)

Gold Coast
Bangkok

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Glc
Bkk
Outside city centre
Glc
Bkk

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Glc
Bkk
Outside city centre
Glc
Bkk

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Glc
Bkk
Outside city centre
Glc
Bkk

Mortgage rates

Gold Coast
4.5%
Bangkok
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Gold Coast
Bangkok

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Glc
Bkk

Mobile phone data

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

Glc
Bkk

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Glc
Bkk

Monthly pass

Regular price

Glc
Bkk

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Gold Coast
Bangkok

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Glc
Bkk
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Gold Coast
Bangkok

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Glc
Bkk
Lettuce 1 head
Glc
Bkk
Tomatoes 1kg
Glc
Bkk

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Glc
Bkk
Oranges 1 head
Glc
Bkk
Bananas 1kg
Glc
Bkk

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Gold Coast
4.5%
Bangkok
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Gold Coast are 17.14% higher than in Bangkok

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Glc
Bkk
Market 0.5L bottle
Glc
Bkk

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Glc
Bkk
Market 0.33L bottle
Glc
Bkk

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Gold Coast
5
Bangkok

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Glc
Bkk

Summer dress

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

Glc
Bkk

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Gold Coast
$15.33
Bangkok
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Glc $4,070.74/mth
Bkk $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Glc $4,070.74/mth
Bkk $4,070.74/mth