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Gold Coast vs Bangkok
Glc vs Bkk

Average net salary (After tax)

Bangkok
Gold Coast

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Bkk
Glc
Outside city centre
Bkk
Glc

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Bkk
Glc
Outside city centre
Bkk
Glc

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Bkk
Glc
Outside city centre
Bkk
Glc

Mortgage rates

Bangkok
4.5%
Gold Coast
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Bangkok
Gold Coast

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Bkk
Glc

Mobile phone data

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

Bkk
Glc

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Bkk
Glc

Monthly pass

Regular price

Bkk
Glc

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Bangkok
Gold Coast

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Bkk
Glc
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Bangkok
Gold Coast

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Bkk
Glc
Lettuce 1 head
Bkk
Glc
Tomatoes 1kg
Bkk
Glc

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Bkk
Glc
Oranges 1 head
Bkk
Glc
Bananas 1kg
Bkk
Glc

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Bangkok
4.5%
Gold Coast
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Bangkok are 17.14% higher than in Gold Coast

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Bkk
Glc
Market 0.5L bottle
Bkk
Glc

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Bkk
Glc
Market 0.33L bottle
Bkk
Glc

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Bangkok
5
Gold Coast

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Bkk
Glc

Summer dress

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

Bkk
Glc

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Bangkok
$15.33
Gold Coast
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Bkk $4,070.74/mth
Glc $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Bkk $4,070.74/mth
Glc $4,070.74/mth