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Bangkok vs Paris
Bkk vs Par

Average net salary (After tax)

Paris
Bangkok

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Par
Bkk
Outside city centre
Par
Bkk

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Par
Bkk
Outside city centre
Par
Bkk

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Par
Bkk
Outside city centre
Par
Bkk

Mortgage rates

Paris
4.5%
Bangkok
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Paris
Bangkok

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Par
Bkk

Mobile phone data

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

Par
Bkk

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Par
Bkk

Monthly pass

Regular price

Par
Bkk

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Paris
Bangkok

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Par
Bkk
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Paris
Bangkok

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Par
Bkk
Lettuce 1 head
Par
Bkk
Tomatoes 1kg
Par
Bkk

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Par
Bkk
Oranges 1 head
Par
Bkk
Bananas 1kg
Par
Bkk

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Paris
4.5%
Bangkok
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Paris are 17.14% higher than in Bangkok

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Par
Bkk
Market 0.5L bottle
Par
Bkk

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Par
Bkk
Market 0.33L bottle
Par
Bkk

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Paris
5
Bangkok

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Par
Bkk

Summer dress

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

Par
Bkk

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Paris
$15.33
Bangkok
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Par $4,070.74/mth
Bkk $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Par $4,070.74/mth
Bkk $4,070.74/mth