Cost of Living Comparison

THB
COMPARED TO
BDT

Dhaka is 36.6% cheaper than Bangkok.

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

pay 22.0% less for restaurants

  Bangkok help_outline Dhaka help_outline  
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $2.25
฿76.15
$1.89
৳153.30
-15.9%
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$5.77
฿195.82
$5.90
৳479.05
+2.2%
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $0.57
฿19.38
$0.35
৳28.55
-38.5%
Bottle of water (11 fl. oz) $0.28
฿9.42
$0.18
৳14.53
-35.6%
Average -22.0%

Bangkok vs. Dhaka - Cost of restaurants
local_grocery_store

pay 36.8% less for groceries

  Bangkok help_outline Dhaka help_outline  
Bread
1 loaf
$1.29
฿43.91
$0.65
৳53.19
-49.4%
Local cheese (8 oz) $10.56
฿358.22
$3.92
৳318.43
-62.9%
Milk (1 gallon) $6.41
฿217.33
$3.31
৳268.43
-48.4%
Eggs
1 dozen
$1.73
฿58.53
$1.23
৳99.63
-28.9%
Boneless chicken breast (1 lb) $1.16
฿39.29
$1.39
৳113.12
+20.2%
Apples (1 lb) $1.35
฿45.72
$0.90
৳73.49
-32.9%
Bananas (1 lb) $0.55
฿18.75
$0.49
৳39.91
-11.1%
Oranges (1 lb) $0.99
฿33.69
$0.94
৳76.24
-5.5%
Tomatoes (1 lb) $0.74
฿25.09
$0.31
৳25.51
-57.5%
Potatoes (1 lb) $0.63
฿21.29
$0.16
৳13.24
-74.0%
Onions (1 lb) $0.65
฿22.11
$0.30
৳24.09
-54.5%
Average -36.8%

Bangkok vs. Dhaka - Cost of groceries
drive_eta

pay 26.1% less for transportation

  Bangkok help_outline Dhaka help_outline  
Gasoline (1 gallon) $3.47
฿117.73
$4.08
৳331.53
+17.6%
Monthly public transit pass $41.69
฿1,414.24
$25.21
৳2,047.44
-39.5%
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $48,107.76
฿1,631,815.17
$33,030.10
৳2,682,704.92
-31.3%
Taxi trip in downtown area (5 miles) $10.10
฿342.68
$4.95
৳402.41
-51.0%
Average -26.1%

Bangkok vs. Dhaka - Cost of transportation
home

pay 41.8% less for housing

  Bangkok help_outline Dhaka help_outline  
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$21.26
฿721.14
$28.58
৳2,321.17
+34.4%
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $674.08
฿22,864.84
$144.72
৳11,754.19
-78.5%
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $334.87
฿11,358.71
$84.23
৳6,841.50
-74.8%
Utilities for two (700 sq ft apartment)
including electric, gas, water, heating
$72.48
฿2,458.46
$37.44
৳3,041.27
-48.3%
Average -41.8%

Bangkok vs. Dhaka - Cost of housing
child_care

pay 84.9% less for childcare

  Bangkok help_outline Dhaka help_outline  
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $303.22
฿10,285.38
$47.78
৳3,880.96
-84.2%
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $16,459.76
฿558,315.10
$2,376.53
৳193,021.65
-85.6%
Average -84.9%

Bangkok vs. Dhaka - Cost of childcare
gamepad

pay 5.8% less for entertainment and sports

  Bangkok help_outline Dhaka help_outline  
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $2.25
฿76.15
$4.13
৳335.34
+83.9%
Cappuccino in mid-range area $2.14
฿72.43
$2.30
৳186.67
+7.6%
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$4.81
฿163.18
$3.30
৳268.27
-31.3%
Monthly membership at local gym $65.72
฿2,229.38
$24.43
৳1,984.43
-62.8%
Movie ticket to theater/cinema $8.02
฿271.97
$5.90
৳479.05
-26.4%
Average -5.8%

Bangkok vs. Dhaka - Cost of entertainment and sports
store

pay 38.6% less for clothing

  Bangkok help_outline Dhaka help_outline  
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$57.95
฿1,965.68
$28.94
৳2,350.14
-50.1%
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$38.84
฿1,317.59
$30.43
৳2,471.92
-21.6%
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$96.30
฿3,266.49
$62.42
৳5,069.86
-35.2%
Men's business shoes (leather) $93.61
฿3,175.32
$49.28
৳4,002.91
-47.4%
Average -38.6%

Bangkok vs. Dhaka - Cost of clothing
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