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Los Angeles vs Bangkok
Lax vs Bkk

Average net salary (After tax)

Bangkok
Los Angeles

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Bkk
Lax
Outside city centre
Bkk
Lax

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Bkk
Lax
Outside city centre
Bkk
Lax

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Bkk
Lax
Outside city centre
Bkk
Lax

Mortgage rates

Bangkok
4.5%
Los Angeles
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Bangkok
Los Angeles

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Bkk
Lax

Mobile phone data

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

Bkk
Lax

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Bkk
Lax

Monthly pass

Regular price

Bkk
Lax

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Bangkok
Los Angeles

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Bkk
Lax
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Bangkok
Los Angeles

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Bkk
Lax
Lettuce 1 head
Bkk
Lax
Tomatoes 1kg
Bkk
Lax

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Bkk
Lax
Oranges 1 head
Bkk
Lax
Bananas 1kg
Bkk
Lax

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Bangkok
4.5%
Los Angeles
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Bangkok are 17.14% higher than in Los Angeles

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Bkk
Lax
Market 0.5L bottle
Bkk
Lax

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Bkk
Lax
Market 0.33L bottle
Bkk
Lax

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Bangkok
5
Los Angeles

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Bkk
Lax

Summer dress

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

Bkk
Lax

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Bangkok
$15.33
Los Angeles
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Bkk $4,070.74/mth
Lax $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Bkk $4,070.74/mth
Lax $4,070.74/mth