Cost of Living Comparison

THB
COMPARED TO
EUR

Bangkok is 28.7% more expensive than Brussels.

If you lived in Brussels instead of Bangkok, you would:
local_dining

pay 3.6 times more for restaurants

  Bangkok help_outline Brussels help_outline  
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $1.91
฿64.70
$16.79
€14.72
+780.2%
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$5.72
฿194.11
$8.95
€7.85
+56.5%
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $0.54
฿18.44
$2.46
€2.16
+353.1%
Bottle of water (11 fl. oz) $0.29
฿9.92
$2.32
€2.03
+692.1%

Bangkok vs. Brussels - Cost of restaurants
local_grocery_store

pay 27.2% more for groceries

  Bangkok help_outline Brussels help_outline  
Bread
1 loaf
$1.12
฿37.90
$1.98
€1.74
+77.4%
Local cheese (8 oz) $11.03
฿373.97
$7.61
€6.67
-31.0%
Milk (1 gallon) $6.11
฿207.27
$4.50
€3.95
-26.3%
Eggs
1 dozen
$1.80
฿61.08
$3.12
€2.74
+73.4%
Boneless chicken breast (1 lb) $1.27
฿43.23
$4.72
€4.14
+270.3%
Apples (1 lb) $1.41
฿47.77
$1.13
€0.99
-19.9%
Bananas (1 lb) $0.60
฿20.29
$0.85
€0.75
+42.7%
Oranges (1 lb) $1.07
฿36.26
$1.17
€1.03
+9.6%
Tomatoes (1 lb) $0.65
฿21.95
$1.14
€1.00
+75.7%
Potatoes (1 lb) $0.61
฿20.68
$0.74
€0.65
+22.0%
Onions (1 lb) $0.53
฿17.90
$0.72
€0.63
+36.2%

Bangkok vs. Brussels - Cost of groceries
drive_eta

pay 49.1% less for transportation

  Bangkok help_outline Brussels help_outline  
Gasoline (1 gallon) $3.69
฿125.13
$6.25
€5.48
+69.4%
Monthly public transit pass $34.34
฿1,164.67
$54.85
€48.10
+59.7%
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $44,509.46
฿1,509,760.68
$22,610.76
€19,827.40
-49.2%
Taxi trip in downtown area (5 miles) $2.64
฿89.51
$20.82
€18.26
+689.0%

Bangkok vs. Brussels - Cost of transportation
home

pay 70.2% more for housing

  Bangkok help_outline Brussels help_outline  
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$23.14
฿785.08
$49.47
€43.38
+113.8%
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $660.39
฿22,400.46
$912.39
€800.07
+38.2%
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $335.17
฿11,368.90
$772.09
€677.05
+130.4%
Utilities for two (700 sq ft apartment)
including electric, gas, water, heating
$63.94
฿2,168.86
$109.24
€95.79
+70.8%

Bangkok vs. Brussels - Cost of housing
child_care

pay 62.9% more for childcare

  Bangkok help_outline Brussels help_outline  
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $266.33
฿9,033.77
$704.29
€617.59
+164.4%
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $12,351.89
฿418,975.98
$19,849.71
€17,406.23
+60.7%

Bangkok vs. Brussels - Cost of childcare
gamepad

pay 33.0% less for entertainment and sports

  Bangkok help_outline Brussels help_outline  
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $2.54
฿86.27
$3.92
€3.44
+54.0%
Cappuccino in mid-range area $2.28
฿77.29
$3.39
€2.97
+48.7%
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$4.69
฿159.06
$7.33
€6.43
+56.3%
Monthly membership at local gym $67.70
฿2,296.45
$29.47
€25.84
-56.5%
Movie ticket to theater/cinema $6.99
฿237.25
$12.31
€10.80
+76.0%

Bangkok vs. Brussels - Cost of entertainment and sports
store

pay 29.1% more for clothing

  Bangkok help_outline Brussels help_outline  
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$56.12
฿1,903.46
$90.76
€79.59
+61.7%
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$34.49
฿1,169.91
$39.91
€34.99
+15.7%
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$92.25
฿3,129.06
$85.41
€74.90
-7.4%
Men's business shoes (leather) $86.80
฿2,944.20
$131.95
€115.71
+52.0%

Bangkok vs. Brussels - Cost of clothing
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