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Bangkok vs Tehran
Bkk vs Thr

Average net salary (After tax)

Tehran
Bangkok

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Thr
Bkk
Outside city centre
Thr
Bkk

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Thr
Bkk
Outside city centre
Thr
Bkk

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Thr
Bkk
Outside city centre
Thr
Bkk

Mortgage rates

Tehran
4.5%
Bangkok
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Tehran
Bangkok

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Thr
Bkk

Mobile phone data

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

Thr
Bkk

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Thr
Bkk

Monthly pass

Regular price

Thr
Bkk

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Tehran
Bangkok

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Thr
Bkk
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Tehran
Bangkok

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Thr
Bkk
Lettuce 1 head
Thr
Bkk
Tomatoes 1kg
Thr
Bkk

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Thr
Bkk
Oranges 1 head
Thr
Bkk
Bananas 1kg
Thr
Bkk

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Tehran
4.5%
Bangkok
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Tehran are 17.14% higher than in Bangkok

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Thr
Bkk
Market 0.5L bottle
Thr
Bkk

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Thr
Bkk
Market 0.33L bottle
Thr
Bkk

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Tehran
5
Bangkok

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Thr
Bkk

Summer dress

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

Thr
Bkk

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Tehran
$15.33
Bangkok
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Thr $4,070.74/mth
Bkk $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Thr $4,070.74/mth
Bkk $4,070.74/mth