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Copenhagen vs Bangkok
Cph vs Bkk

Average net salary (After tax)

Bangkok
Copenhagen

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Bkk
Cph
Outside city centre
Bkk
Cph

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Bkk
Cph
Outside city centre
Bkk
Cph

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Bkk
Cph
Outside city centre
Bkk
Cph

Mortgage rates

Bangkok
4.5%
Copenhagen
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Bangkok
Copenhagen

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Bkk
Cph

Mobile phone data

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

Bkk
Cph

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Bkk
Cph

Monthly pass

Regular price

Bkk
Cph

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Bangkok
Copenhagen

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Bkk
Cph
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Bangkok
Copenhagen

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Bkk
Cph
Lettuce 1 head
Bkk
Cph
Tomatoes 1kg
Bkk
Cph

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Bkk
Cph
Oranges 1 head
Bkk
Cph
Bananas 1kg
Bkk
Cph

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Bangkok
4.5%
Copenhagen
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Bangkok are 17.14% higher than in Copenhagen

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Bkk
Cph
Market 0.5L bottle
Bkk
Cph

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Bkk
Cph
Market 0.33L bottle
Bkk
Cph

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Bangkok
5
Copenhagen

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Bkk
Cph

Summer dress

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

Bkk
Cph

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Bangkok
$15.33
Copenhagen
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Bkk $4,070.74/mth
Cph $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Bkk $4,070.74/mth
Cph $4,070.74/mth