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Prices In Thailand

Here is a wild list of prices in Thailand you would have to face when living in Thailand. It ranges from food supply in the supermarket to multi-media, transportation, renting or even building a house in Thailand.

With this list, you can easily calculate your monthly cost of living in Thailand as well as the one time set up cost:

Last Update: August 2017

  • Food:
  • 5 Kg Rice: 120 to 250,- Baht
  • 1 Kg Potatoes: 45,- Baht (depending on season)
  • 1 Kg Pork Meat: 135,- Baht
  • 1 Kg Beef: 300,- Baht
  • 1 Kg Chicken Filet 100,- Baht
  • 1 Kg Onions: 30,- Baht
  • Rye Bread ca. 70,- Baht
  • Bottle Beer 0.3 Liters: 46,- to 59,- Baht
  • Cheese per Kg: from. 500,- Baht

Multimedia:

  • Telephone monthly charge: 100,- Baht
  • Internet DSL per month: from 590,- Baht (3BB)
  • Mobile Internet (3G) by SIM Card: 69,- Baht per week ( AIS/12call)
  • Cable TV per moth from 500,- Baht
  • New Computer : from 10,000,- Baht
  • Notebook 14" from 10,000 Baht (Atom/Celeron) or from 15,000 Baht (Intel i3)
  • All in one PC 18"; AMD or Celeron, Lenovo, from 10,000 Baht
  • LCD Flat Screen 32" TV: from 7,000,- Baht

Living:

  • Rent for house or flat : from 3500,- Baht up
  • Refrigerator with internal freezer (Chiller) 5500,- Baht
  • Refrigerator with external freezer : from 7500,- Baht
  • Simple Stove from 2000,- Baht
  • Oven: from 6000,- Baht
  • Rice cooker: from 500,- Baht
  • electric WOK from 600 Baht
  • Big Office Desk : from 2500,-Baht
  • Rattan Sofa Set, hand made: from 8,000,- Baht

Car, Motorbike, Transportation:

  • Motorbike Honda Wave 110 cc (Standard) from 40,000,- Baht
  • Motorbike like Honda Wave but from China: 35,000,- Baht
  • Scooter Honda Click 125 cc (automatic): from 50,000,- Baht
  • big Scooter Honda PCX 150 cc (automatic) 81,000 Baht
  • Pickup or Limousine (new) from 500.000,- Baht (Toyota Yaris, Mazda 2)
  • reasonable 2nd hand car or pick up: from 250,000 Baht
  • Gasoline 91 - Diesel per Liter: 32,- Baht - 29 Baht
  • Car Tax per year : 1700,- Baht
  • Car Insurance per year : from 16.000,- Baht
  • ca. 20 km local Transport in collective Taxi: 50 Baht
  • Bus ride (VIP, 24 seater) from Bangkok to Phuket, Samui, Krabi, Chiang Mai usw. from 750,- Baht

Building a house in Thailand :

  • price for building inclusive labor & material: 4000 - 15,000 Baht per m² per floor. This prices can easily double if you build your house in or near one one of the tourist centers in Thailand e.g.. Pattaya, Phuket, Samui, Krabi...
  • 1 sack cement: 135,- Baht
  • 1 hollow block: 5,- Baht

Others:

  • cigarettes (20 box): 48,- Baht
  • Salami 100g: 52,- Baht
  • laundry service with ironing per kg : from 35,- Baht