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Bangkok vs Los Angeles
Bkk vs Lax

Average net salary (After tax)

Los Angeles
Bangkok

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Lax
Bkk
Outside city centre
Lax
Bkk

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Lax
Bkk
Outside city centre
Lax
Bkk

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Lax
Bkk
Outside city centre
Lax
Bkk

Mortgage rates

Los Angeles
4.5%
Bangkok
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Los Angeles
Bangkok

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Lax
Bkk

Mobile phone data

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

Lax
Bkk

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Lax
Bkk

Monthly pass

Regular price

Lax
Bkk

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Los Angeles
Bangkok

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Lax
Bkk
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Los Angeles
Bangkok

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Lax
Bkk
Lettuce 1 head
Lax
Bkk
Tomatoes 1kg
Lax
Bkk

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Lax
Bkk
Oranges 1 head
Lax
Bkk
Bananas 1kg
Lax
Bkk

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Los Angeles
4.5%
Bangkok
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Los Angeles are 17.14% higher than in Bangkok

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Lax
Bkk
Market 0.5L bottle
Lax
Bkk

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Lax
Bkk
Market 0.33L bottle
Lax
Bkk

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Los Angeles
5
Bangkok

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Lax
Bkk

Summer dress

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

Lax
Bkk

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Los Angeles
$15.33
Bangkok
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Lax $4,070.74/mth
Bkk $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Lax $4,070.74/mth
Bkk $4,070.74/mth