Thailand is 74.0% more expensive than Rwanda.

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

pay 23.5% less for restaurants

 
Rwanda
Thailand
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $2.43
RF2,482
$1.81
฿64.93
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$7.76
RF7,942
$5.71
฿205.36
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $0.69
RF706
$0.64
฿23.01

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pay 64.7% more for groceries

 
Rwanda
Thailand
Bread
1 loaf
$0.99
RF1,018
$1.34
฿48.22
Local cheese (8 oz) $2.08
RF2,132
$7.53
฿270.71
Milk (1 gallon) $2.22
RF2,267
$6.27
฿225.43

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pay 22.5% more for transportation

 
Rwanda
Thailand
Gasoline (1 gallon) $4.11
RF4,209
$4.64
฿166.86
Monthly public transit pass $13.59
RF13,899
$23.16
฿832.34
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $23,289.67
RF23,826,916
$33,407.71
฿1,200,658.11

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pay 23.4% less for housing

 
Rwanda
Thailand
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$34.93
RF35,740
$19.03
฿683.94
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $377.89
RF386,606
$289.36
฿10,399.31
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $274.99
RF281,333
$182.40
฿6,555.43

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pay 4.7 times more for childcare

 
Rwanda
Thailand
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $128.89
RF131,867
$382.69
฿13,753.65
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $1,696.39
RF1,735,518
$10,907.98
฿392,028.01

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pay 46.7% more for entertainment and sports

 
Rwanda
Thailand
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $0.97
RF993
$1.92
฿68.88
Cappuccino in mid-range area $2.53
RF2,592
$1.72
฿61.67
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$1.46
RF1,489
$3.52
฿126.37

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pay 60.9% more for clothing

 
Rwanda
Thailand
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$23.65
RF24,199
$46.03
฿1,654.36
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$29.11
RF29,778
$28.05
฿1,007.97
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$34.93
RF35,740
$78.52
฿2,822.09

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