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Bangkok vs Vancouver
Bkk vs Van

Average net salary (After tax)

Vancouver
Bangkok

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Van
Bkk
Outside city centre
Van
Bkk

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Van
Bkk
Outside city centre
Van
Bkk

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Van
Bkk
Outside city centre
Van
Bkk

Mortgage rates

Vancouver
4.5%
Bangkok
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Vancouver
Bangkok

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Van
Bkk

Mobile phone data

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

Van
Bkk

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Van
Bkk

Monthly pass

Regular price

Van
Bkk

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Vancouver
Bangkok

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Van
Bkk
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Vancouver
Bangkok

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Van
Bkk
Lettuce 1 head
Van
Bkk
Tomatoes 1kg
Van
Bkk

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Van
Bkk
Oranges 1 head
Van
Bkk
Bananas 1kg
Van
Bkk

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Vancouver
4.5%
Bangkok
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Vancouver are 17.14% higher than in Bangkok

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Van
Bkk
Market 0.5L bottle
Van
Bkk

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Van
Bkk
Market 0.33L bottle
Van
Bkk

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Vancouver
5
Bangkok

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Van
Bkk

Summer dress

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

Van
Bkk

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Vancouver
$15.33
Bangkok
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Van $4,070.74/mth
Bkk $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Van $4,070.74/mth
Bkk $4,070.74/mth