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Bangkok vs Mumbai
Bkk vs Mum

Average net salary (After tax)

Mumbai
Bangkok

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Mum
Bkk
Outside city centre
Mum
Bkk

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Mum
Bkk
Outside city centre
Mum
Bkk

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Mum
Bkk
Outside city centre
Mum
Bkk

Mortgage rates

Mumbai
4.5%
Bangkok
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Mumbai
Bangkok

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Mum
Bkk

Mobile phone data

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

Mum
Bkk

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Mum
Bkk

Monthly pass

Regular price

Mum
Bkk

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Mumbai
Bangkok

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Mum
Bkk
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Mumbai
Bangkok

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Mum
Bkk
Lettuce 1 head
Mum
Bkk
Tomatoes 1kg
Mum
Bkk

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Mum
Bkk
Oranges 1 head
Mum
Bkk
Bananas 1kg
Mum
Bkk

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Mumbai
4.5%
Bangkok
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Mumbai are 17.14% higher than in Bangkok

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Mum
Bkk
Market 0.5L bottle
Mum
Bkk

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Mum
Bkk
Market 0.33L bottle
Mum
Bkk

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Mumbai
5
Bangkok

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Mum
Bkk

Summer dress

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

Mum
Bkk

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Mumbai
$15.33
Bangkok
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Mum $4,070.74/mth
Bkk $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Mum $4,070.74/mth
Bkk $4,070.74/mth