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Bangkok vs Newcastle
Bkk vs Ntl

Average net salary (After tax)

Newcastle
Bangkok

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Ntl
Bkk
Outside city centre
Ntl
Bkk

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Ntl
Bkk
Outside city centre
Ntl
Bkk

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Ntl
Bkk
Outside city centre
Ntl
Bkk

Mortgage rates

Newcastle
4.5%
Bangkok
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Newcastle
Bangkok

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Ntl
Bkk

Mobile phone data

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

Ntl
Bkk

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Ntl
Bkk

Monthly pass

Regular price

Ntl
Bkk

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Newcastle
Bangkok

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Ntl
Bkk
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Newcastle
Bangkok

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Ntl
Bkk
Lettuce 1 head
Ntl
Bkk
Tomatoes 1kg
Ntl
Bkk

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Ntl
Bkk
Oranges 1 head
Ntl
Bkk
Bananas 1kg
Ntl
Bkk

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Newcastle
4.5%
Bangkok
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Newcastle are 17.14% higher than in Bangkok

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Ntl
Bkk
Market 0.5L bottle
Ntl
Bkk

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Ntl
Bkk
Market 0.33L bottle
Ntl
Bkk

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Newcastle
5
Bangkok

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Ntl
Bkk

Summer dress

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

Ntl
Bkk

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Newcastle
$15.33
Bangkok
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Ntl $4,070.74/mth
Bkk $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Ntl $4,070.74/mth
Bkk $4,070.74/mth