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Moscow vs Bangkok
Mow vs Bkk

Average net salary (After tax)

Bangkok
Moscow

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Bkk
Mow
Outside city centre
Bkk
Mow

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Bkk
Mow
Outside city centre
Bkk
Mow

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Bkk
Mow
Outside city centre
Bkk
Mow

Mortgage rates

Bangkok
4.5%
Moscow
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Bangkok
Moscow

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Bkk
Mow

Mobile phone data

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

Bkk
Mow

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Bkk
Mow

Monthly pass

Regular price

Bkk
Mow

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Bangkok
Moscow

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Bkk
Mow
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Bangkok
Moscow

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Bkk
Mow
Lettuce 1 head
Bkk
Mow
Tomatoes 1kg
Bkk
Mow

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Bkk
Mow
Oranges 1 head
Bkk
Mow
Bananas 1kg
Bkk
Mow

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Bangkok
4.5%
Moscow
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Bangkok are 17.14% higher than in Moscow

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Bkk
Mow
Market 0.5L bottle
Bkk
Mow

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Bkk
Mow
Market 0.33L bottle
Bkk
Mow

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Bangkok
5
Moscow

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Bkk
Mow

Summer dress

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

Bkk
Mow

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Bangkok
$15.33
Moscow
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Bkk $4,070.74/mth
Mow $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Bkk $4,070.74/mth
Mow $4,070.74/mth