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Newcastle vs Bangkok
Ntl vs Bkk

Average net salary (After tax)

Bangkok
Newcastle

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Bkk
Ntl
Outside city centre
Bkk
Ntl

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Bkk
Ntl
Outside city centre
Bkk
Ntl

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Bkk
Ntl
Outside city centre
Bkk
Ntl

Mortgage rates

Bangkok
4.5%
Newcastle
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Bangkok
Newcastle

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Bkk
Ntl

Mobile phone data

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

Bkk
Ntl

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Bkk
Ntl

Monthly pass

Regular price

Bkk
Ntl

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Bangkok
Newcastle

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Bkk
Ntl
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Bangkok
Newcastle

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Bkk
Ntl
Lettuce 1 head
Bkk
Ntl
Tomatoes 1kg
Bkk
Ntl

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Bkk
Ntl
Oranges 1 head
Bkk
Ntl
Bananas 1kg
Bkk
Ntl

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Bangkok
4.5%
Newcastle
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Bangkok are 17.14% higher than in Newcastle

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Bkk
Ntl
Market 0.5L bottle
Bkk
Ntl

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Bkk
Ntl
Market 0.33L bottle
Bkk
Ntl

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Bangkok
5
Newcastle

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Bkk
Ntl

Summer dress

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

Bkk
Ntl

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Bangkok
$15.33
Newcastle
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Bkk $4,070.74/mth
Ntl $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Bkk $4,070.74/mth
Ntl $4,070.74/mth