cost of living is very low, many people choosing to
live there for the low rates.
Comparing to the
United Kingdom, for example, the drinks and the food
is much cheaper in Thailand.
needs 100 Euros on month for grocery items including
vegetables and fruits.
in a restaurant can be expensive but also cheap, it
depends on how god you are at finding the best
prices of the foreign cuisines may be higher than
the ones of the local restaurants and a dinner for
two persons in a normal restaurant can cost about 20
to 25 Euros. The drinks and the food locally produced
are affordable which also makes the Thailand cost of living
If you buy from fish ports and markets
you need about 100 Euros monthly. Rice is also cheap and you
can find it in many varieties. Of course, the price varies
based on kind and quality.
You can find beef, pork
and poultry meat as well as seafood and eggs at fine
prices. If you want low Thailand cost of living you
also can buy vegetables and fruits from local
producers; the prices are low and you can find them
all the year. In supermarkets, delis and in the
bigger cities the prices of the same products can be
higher. The accessories and the clothing have prices
varying based on quality and brands. Very cheap
footwear, bags, hats, batiks and jeans can be found
in flea shops and night markets. They may not have
the same quality as the ones from the shopping
centres; in the major cities’ heart you can buy from
the designers’ labels with higher prices.
The most of the
computers, home appliances, trinkets and electronics are
from import with prices ranging from brand to brand. To rent
an apartment may costs from 100 to 200 Euros on month.
More services and privileges may increase the price.
You can rent a fine condominium in downtown or rent
a beach house which can be less expansive; still,
there are resorts whose rental costs even 100 Euros
per night. Water and electricity’s cost are also
related to the Thailand cost of living; they may
cost about 100 Euros on month. To own land in
Thailand can be difficult for expatriates because
the government of this country considers that the
local have priority to have the own property. Some
Thailand banks provide housing loans, the taxes
being included in maintenance and construction. The
transportation costs are also included in the
Thailand cost of living.
To travel with the train is the cheapest
transportation way between cities, the water and air
transportation is also affordable and a full circle with the
bus in a city costs about 6-10 Euros. Since according to the
cultural heritage of Thailand the males are the ones who
have to work and the women have to stay home, there are more
Thai men working than women.