Changsha vs Pattaya - Cost of Living Comparison

Changsha Pattaya
🚶 Cost of living one person
$828
$584
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1985
$1736
🏠 One person rent
$413
$279
🏘️ Family rent
$495
$670
🍽️ Food expenses
$252
$218
🚐 Transport expenses
$86.1
$20.3
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$810
$335
😷 Air quality
Bad
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
15 km
32 km
🎓 Higher education
94
31
😀 Quality of life
54
54
🏙️ Population
10M
116K

The cost of living in Changsha is 42% more expensive than in Pattaya. Cities ranked 5988th and 7535th ($828 vs $584) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 22nd and 5th in China and Thailand, respectively. Check China vs Thailand comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1 months in Changsha compared to 0.6 months in Pattaya. Changsha ranked 31st best city to live in China vs Pattaya ranked 4th in Thailand, while ranked 5898th and 5910th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Changsha vs Pattaya

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Changsha Pattaya
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.96
$2.77
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$18.7
$22.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.19
$5.52
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.11
$1.86
 Cappuccino
$3.56
$1.46
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.44
$0.89
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$496
$332
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$334
$199
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$552
$827
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$401
$541
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$31.3
$35
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$47.7
$53.4
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$15.7
$18.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.61%
4.92%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2269
$1855
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1773
$1047
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.3
$0.28
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$26.9
$16.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.04
$5.37
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.09
$1.19
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.86
$1.55
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.8
$1.21
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.12
$0.88
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.15
$1.49
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.5
$10.9
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.91
$2.15
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.6
$10.6
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.59
$1.97
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.38
$0.88
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.68
$2.03
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.14
$1.39
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.02
$1.1
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.2
$0.9
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.39
$0.27
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1
$1.14
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$13.3
$16.3
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.67
$1.45
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.1
$3.98
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.46
$3.18
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.79
$3.33
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$0.91
$1.34
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.34
$1.4
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$27.2
$38.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.56
$4.15
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$21.9
$25.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.28
$3.54
👖 Brand Jeans
$63.5
$31.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$79.9
$81.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$299
$294
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$29093
$16566

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40 km or 25 mi Xiangtan
$708
43 km or 27 mi Ningxiang
$683
43 km or 27 mi Zhuzhou
$820
76 km or 47 mi Yiyang
$739
79 km or 49 mi Liling
$676
107 km or 66 mi Pingxiang
$696
108 km or 67 mi Loudi
$733
131 km or 81 mi Yueyang
$749
140 km or 87 mi Lianyuan
$682
145 km or 90 mi Yichun
$747
149 km or 93 mi Linxiang
$661
150 km or 93 mi Hengyang
$678
157 km or 97 mi Changde
$770
162 km or 101 mi Lengshuijiang
$651
178 km or 111 mi Shishou
$661
182 km or 113 mi Shaoyang
$767
186 km or 116 mi Honghu
$669
192 km or 119 mi Jinshi
$643
197 km or 122 mi Xinyu
$680
198 km or 123 mi Chibi
$657
225 km or 140 mi Xianning
$711
231 km or 144 mi Ji'an
$747
237 km or 147 mi Yongzhou
$751
246 km or 153 mi Xiantao
$638
247 km or 153 mi Jingzhou
$693
249 km or 155 mi Songzi
$669
264 km or 164 mi Zhangjiajie
$690
267 km or 166 mi Chenzhou
$815
285 km or 177 mi Yidu
$653
285 km or 177 mi Hanchuan
$677
287 km or 178 mi Daye
$671
290 km or 180 mi Nanchang
$665
295 km or 183 mi Wuhan
$639
299 km or 186 mi Huangshi
$705
305 km or 189 mi Huaihua
$739
307 km or 191 mi Ezhou
$678
311 km or 193 mi Yingcheng
$662
311 km or 193 mi Huanggang
$763
311 km or 193 mi Wuxue
$664
314 km or 195 mi Dangyang
$661

Cities near Pattaya

Distance City Cost of living
5.7 km or 3.5 mi Nong Prue
$535
16 km or 9.7 mi Laem Chabang
$534
23 km or 14 mi Chaophraya Surasak
$537
84 km or 52 mi Pu Chao Saming Phrai
$535
85 km or 53 mi Klaeng
$549
85 km or 53 mi Lat Luang
$535
98 km or 61 mi Bangkok
$848
110 km or 68 mi Nonthaburi
$582
110 km or 68 mi Hua Hin
$625
115 km or 72 mi Pak Kret
$532
119 km or 74 mi Rangsit
$485
130 km or 81 mi Tha Khlong
$536
132 km or 82 mi Nakhon Pathom
$401
184 km or 114 mi Ko Chang
$536
237 km or 147 mi Serei Saophoan
$638
250 km or 156 mi Battambang
$540
255 km or 159 mi Myeik
$746
259 km or 161 mi Nakhon Ratchasima
$580
318 km or 198 mi Nakhon Sawan
$479
324 km or 202 mi Siem Reap
$639
340 km or 211 mi Ko Tao
$534
372 km or 231 mi Ko Pha-ngan
$535
383 km or 238 mi Sihanoukville
$870
396 km or 246 mi Ko Samui
$536
435 km or 270 mi Phitsanulok
$420
440 km or 273 mi Khon Kaen
$577
442 km or 275 mi Kampot
$531
450 km or 280 mi Phu Quoc
$510
457 km or 284 mi Surat Thani
$477
464 km or 288 mi Phnom Penh
$850
497 km or 309 mi Ubon Ratchathani
$457
506 km or 314 mi Kampong Cham
$509
508 km or 315 mi Prey Veng
$642
512 km or 318 mi Nakhon Si Thammarat
$496
527 km or 328 mi Mawlamyine
$747
535 km or 333 mi Udon Thani
$468
553 km or 343 mi Stung Treng
$639
561 km or 349 mi Hpa-an
$757
562 km or 349 mi Rach Gia
$521
571 km or 355 mi Long Xuyen
$531