Cost of Living Comparison

SZL
COMPARED TO
THB

Thailand is 71.0% more expensive than Swaziland.

If you lived in Thailand instead of Swaziland, you would:
local_dining

pay 3.2% more for restaurants

  Swaziland help_outline Thailand help_outline  
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $1.56
SZL20.78
$1.92
฿65.23
+23.7%
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$4.15
SZL55.42
$5.97
฿202.37
+43.9%
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $0.73
SZL9.78
$0.63
฿21.47
-13.6%
Bottle of water (11 fl. oz) $0.58
SZL7.79
$0.34
฿11.63
-41.1%
Average +3.2%

Swaziland vs. Thailand - Cost of restaurants
local_grocery_store

pay 97.5% more for groceries

  Swaziland help_outline Thailand help_outline  
Bread
1 loaf
$0.36
SZL4.76
$1.15
฿38.93
+222.0%
Local cheese (8 oz) $2.79
SZL37.23
$8.39
฿284.52
+201.1%
Milk (1 gallon) $3.34
SZL44.58
$5.84
฿198.10
+75.1%
Eggs
1 dozen
$0.81
SZL10.81
$1.47
฿49.80
+81.5%
Boneless chicken breast (1 lb) $1.23
SZL16.50
$1.10
฿37.22
-11.1%
Apples (1 lb) $0.40
SZL5.34
$1.21
฿41.06
+202.8%
Bananas (1 lb) $0.38
SZL5.03
$0.53
฿17.95
+40.7%
Oranges (1 lb) $0.40
SZL5.34
$0.81
฿27.56
+103.3%
Tomatoes (1 lb) $0.31
SZL4.08
$0.55
฿18.82
+81.5%
Potatoes (1 lb) $0.28
SZL3.77
$0.58
฿19.59
+104.7%
Onions (1 lb) $0.62
SZL8.27
$0.44
฿14.90
-29.0%
Average +97.5%

Swaziland vs. Thailand - Cost of groceries
drive_eta

pay 39.3% more for transportation

  Swaziland help_outline Thailand help_outline  
Gasoline (1 gallon) $2.51
SZL33.56
$3.45
฿116.93
+37.2%
Monthly public transit pass $21.92
SZL292.90
$27.92
฿947.15
+27.4%
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $12,440.97
SZL166,251.10
$33,970.47
฿1,152,278.37
+173.1%
Taxi trip in downtown area (5 miles) $27.47
SZL367.14
$5.39
฿182.69
-80.4%
Average +39.3%

Swaziland vs. Thailand - Cost of transportation
home

pay 25.3% more for housing

  Swaziland help_outline Thailand help_outline  
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$753.46
SZL10,068.58
$20.87
฿707.78
-97.2%
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $209.29
SZL2,796.83
$333.98
฿11,328.62
+59.6%
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $172.36
SZL2,303.27
$196.56
฿6,667.42
+14.0%
Utilities for two (700 sq ft apartment)
including electric, gas, water, heating
$23.56
SZL314.79
$52.97
฿1,796.83
+124.9%
Average +25.3%

Swaziland vs. Thailand - Cost of housing
child_care

pay 3.0 times more for childcare

  Swaziland help_outline Thailand help_outline  
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $133.05
SZL1,777.96
$258.03
฿8,752.30
+93.9%
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $2,090.77
SZL27,939.42
$8,480.14
฿287,646.48
+305.6%
Average +199.8%

Swaziland vs. Thailand - Cost of childcare
gamepad

pay 89.8% more for entertainment and sports

  Swaziland help_outline Thailand help_outline  
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $1.04
SZL13.85
$2.17
฿73.74
+109.7%
Cappuccino in mid-range area $1.08
SZL14.44
$1.77
฿60.04
+63.8%
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$1.87
SZL24.93
$3.76
฿127.55
+101.6%
Monthly membership at local gym $41.15
SZL549.84
$43.54
฿1,476.92
+5.8%
Movie ticket to theater/cinema $2.13
SZL28.40
$5.69
฿193.16
+167.9%
Average +89.8%

Swaziland vs. Thailand - Cost of entertainment and sports
store

pay 42.1% more for clothing

  Swaziland help_outline Thailand help_outline  
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$41.47
SZL554.17
$52.61
฿1,784.48
+26.9%
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$25.92
SZL346.36
$23.14
฿784.80
-10.7%
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$36.93
SZL493.56
$87.44
฿2,965.94
+136.7%
Men's business shoes (leather) $62.20
SZL831.26
$71.93
฿2,439.96
+15.6%
Average +42.1%

Swaziland vs. Thailand - Cost of clothing
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