Cost of living comparison

compared to

Tripoli is 26.7% cheaper than Thailand.

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

pay 27.3% more for restaurants

 
Thailand
Tripoli
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $2.08
฿75.59
$6.30
LYD30.370
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$5.66
฿205.37
$4.20
LYD20.250
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $0.67
฿24.24
$0.54
LYD2.590

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pay 31.1% less for groceries

 
Thailand
Tripoli
Bread
1 loaf
$1.48
฿53.87
$0.39
LYD1.880
Local cheese (8 oz) $7.99
฿290.22
$3.27
LYD15.740
Milk (1 gallon) $6.46
฿234.49
$3.74
LYD18.040

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pay 47.2% less for transportation

 
Thailand
Tripoli
Gasoline (1 gallon) $4.57
฿165.90
$0.12
LYD0.570
Monthly public transit pass $24.32
฿883.04
$23.05
LYD111.120
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $31,287.73
฿1,136,179.85
$15,223.10
LYD73,401.800

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pay 11.0% less for housing

 
Thailand
Tripoli
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$17.10
฿620.94
$22.66
LYD109.270
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $290.79
฿10,559.79
$230.97
LYD1,113.680
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $207.49
฿7,534.64
$137.80
LYD664.410

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pay 83.2% less for childcare

 
Thailand
Tripoli
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $334.45
฿12,145.32
$70.16
LYD338.290
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $9,908.05
฿359,800.06
$1,259.84
LYD6,074.630

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pay 39.6% less for entertainment and sports

 
Thailand
Tripoli
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $1.90
฿68.94
$1.00
LYD4.840
Cappuccino in mid-range area $1.94
฿70.61
$0.60
LYD2.890
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$3.61
฿131.21
$2.31
LYD11.140

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pay 2.1% less for clothing

 
Thailand
Tripoli
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$40.39
฿1,466.76
$39.42
LYD190.060
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$27.03
฿981.55
$34.22
LYD165.010
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$82.02
฿2,978.49
$54.78
LYD264.150

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