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Paris vs Bangkok
Par vs Bkk

Average net salary (After tax)

Bangkok
Paris

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Bkk
Par
Outside city centre
Bkk
Par

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Bkk
Par
Outside city centre
Bkk
Par

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Bkk
Par
Outside city centre
Bkk
Par

Mortgage rates

Bangkok
4.5%
Paris
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Bangkok
Paris

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Bkk
Par

Mobile phone data

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

Bkk
Par

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Bkk
Par

Monthly pass

Regular price

Bkk
Par

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Bangkok
Paris

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Bkk
Par
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Bangkok
Paris

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Bkk
Par
Lettuce 1 head
Bkk
Par
Tomatoes 1kg
Bkk
Par

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Bkk
Par
Oranges 1 head
Bkk
Par
Bananas 1kg
Bkk
Par

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Bangkok
4.5%
Paris
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Bangkok are 17.14% higher than in Paris

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Bkk
Par
Market 0.5L bottle
Bkk
Par

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Bkk
Par
Market 0.33L bottle
Bkk
Par

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Bangkok
5
Paris

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Bkk
Par

Summer dress

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

Bkk
Par

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Bangkok
$15.33
Paris
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Bkk $4,070.74/mth
Par $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Bkk $4,070.74/mth
Par $4,070.74/mth