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Geneva vs Bangkok
Gva vs Bkk

Average net salary (After tax)

Bangkok
Geneva

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Bkk
Gva
Outside city centre
Bkk
Gva

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Bkk
Gva
Outside city centre
Bkk
Gva

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Bkk
Gva
Outside city centre
Bkk
Gva

Mortgage rates

Bangkok
4.5%
Geneva
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Bangkok
Geneva

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Bkk
Gva

Mobile phone data

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

Bkk
Gva

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Bkk
Gva

Monthly pass

Regular price

Bkk
Gva

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Bangkok
Geneva

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Bkk
Gva
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Bangkok
Geneva

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Bkk
Gva
Lettuce 1 head
Bkk
Gva
Tomatoes 1kg
Bkk
Gva

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Bkk
Gva
Oranges 1 head
Bkk
Gva
Bananas 1kg
Bkk
Gva

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Bangkok
4.5%
Geneva
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Bangkok are 17.14% higher than in Geneva

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Bkk
Gva
Market 0.5L bottle
Bkk
Gva

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Bkk
Gva
Market 0.33L bottle
Bkk
Gva

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Bangkok
5
Geneva

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Bkk
Gva

Summer dress

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

Bkk
Gva

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Bangkok
$15.33
Geneva
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Bkk $4,070.74/mth
Gva $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Bkk $4,070.74/mth
Gva $4,070.74/mth