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Bangkok vs Houston
Bkk vs Hou

Average net salary (After tax)

Houston
Bangkok

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Hou
Bkk
Outside city centre
Hou
Bkk

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Hou
Bkk
Outside city centre
Hou
Bkk

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Hou
Bkk
Outside city centre
Hou
Bkk

Mortgage rates

Houston
4.5%
Bangkok
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Houston
Bangkok

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Hou
Bkk

Mobile phone data

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

Hou
Bkk

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Hou
Bkk

Monthly pass

Regular price

Hou
Bkk

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Houston
Bangkok

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Hou
Bkk
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Houston
Bangkok

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Hou
Bkk
Lettuce 1 head
Hou
Bkk
Tomatoes 1kg
Hou
Bkk

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Hou
Bkk
Oranges 1 head
Hou
Bkk
Bananas 1kg
Hou
Bkk

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Houston
4.5%
Bangkok
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Houston are 17.14% higher than in Bangkok

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Hou
Bkk
Market 0.5L bottle
Hou
Bkk

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Hou
Bkk
Market 0.33L bottle
Hou
Bkk

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Houston
5
Bangkok

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Hou
Bkk

Summer dress

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

Hou
Bkk

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Houston
$15.33
Bangkok
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Hou $4,070.74/mth
Bkk $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Hou $4,070.74/mth
Bkk $4,070.74/mth