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Hobart vs Bangkok
Hba vs Bkk

Average net salary (After tax)

Bangkok
Hobart

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Bkk
Hba
Outside city centre
Bkk
Hba

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Bkk
Hba
Outside city centre
Bkk
Hba

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Bkk
Hba
Outside city centre
Bkk
Hba

Mortgage rates

Bangkok
4.5%
Hobart
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Bangkok
Hobart

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Bkk
Hba

Mobile phone data

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

Bkk
Hba

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Bkk
Hba

Monthly pass

Regular price

Bkk
Hba

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Bangkok
Hobart

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Bkk
Hba
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Bangkok
Hobart

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Bkk
Hba
Lettuce 1 head
Bkk
Hba
Tomatoes 1kg
Bkk
Hba

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Bkk
Hba
Oranges 1 head
Bkk
Hba
Bananas 1kg
Bkk
Hba

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Bangkok
4.5%
Hobart
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Bangkok are 17.14% higher than in Hobart

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Bkk
Hba
Market 0.5L bottle
Bkk
Hba

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Bkk
Hba
Market 0.33L bottle
Bkk
Hba

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Bangkok
5
Hobart

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Bkk
Hba

Summer dress

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

Bkk
Hba

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Bangkok
$15.33
Hobart
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Bkk $4,070.74/mth
Hba $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Bkk $4,070.74/mth
Hba $4,070.74/mth