Cost of living comparison

compared to

Thailand is 2.7 times more expensive than Maseru.

If you lived in Thailand instead of Maseru, you would:

pay 6.2% less for restaurants

 
Maseru
Thailand
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant ?? $2.08
฿74.68
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$10.99
LSL209.14
$5.66
฿202.90
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $0.66
LSL12.55
$0.67
฿23.95

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pay 39.3% more for groceries

 
Maseru
Thailand
Bread
1 loaf
$0.75
LSL14.19
$1.48
฿53.22
Local cheese (8 oz) $1.78
LSL33.94
$7.99
฿286.73
Milk (1 gallon) $3.51
LSL66.76
$6.46
฿231.67

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pay 46.0% more for transportation

 
Maseru
Thailand
Gasoline (1 gallon) $3.33
LSL63.36
$4.57
฿163.91
Monthly public transit pass $23.90
LSL454.75
$24.32
฿872.43
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $19,189.33
LSL365,049.96
$31,287.73
฿1,122,528.73

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pay 2.0% less for housing

 
Maseru
Thailand
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$42.49
LSL808.32
$17.10
฿613.48
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $274.13
LSL5,215.00
$290.79
฿10,432.91
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $162.65
LSL3,094.23
$207.49
฿7,444.11

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pay 11.5 times more for childcare

 
Maseru
Thailand
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $28.78
LSL547.57
$334.45
฿11,999.40
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $877.23
LSL16,688.00
$9,908.05
฿355,477.09

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pay 52.8% more for entertainment and sports

 
Maseru
Thailand
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $0.82
LSL15.69
$1.90
฿68.11
Cappuccino in mid-range area $1.37
LSL26.14
$1.94
฿69.76
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$4.66
LSL88.65
$3.61
฿129.63

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pay 2.8% less for clothing

 
Maseru
Thailand
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$40.43
LSL769.21
$40.39
฿1,449.14
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$25.59
LSL486.73
$27.03
฿969.76
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$68.53
LSL1,303.75
$82.02
฿2,942.71

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