Chiang Mai vs Faisalabad - Cost of Living Comparison

Chiang Mai Faisalabad
🚶 Cost of living one person
$539
$254
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1490
$640
🏠 One person rent
$249
$101
🏘️ Family rent
$544
$212
🍽️ Food expenses
$201
$89
🚐 Transport expenses
$25.8
$33.8
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$442
$173
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Unhealthy
✈️ Airport proximity
3 km
10 km
🎓 Higher education
49
43
😀 Quality of life
60
41
🏙️ Population
127K
3.2M

The cost of living in Chiang Mai is 112% more expensive than in Faisalabad. Cities ranked 7993rd and 9259th ($539 vs $254) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 12th and 11th in Thailand and Pakistan, respectively. Check Thailand vs Pakistan comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.8 months in Chiang Mai compared to 0.7 months in Faisalabad. Chiang Mai ranked 2nd best city to live in Thailand vs Faisalabad ranked 5th in Pakistan, while ranked 5180th and 7022nd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Chiang Mai vs Faisalabad

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Chiang Mai Faisalabad
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$1.5
$1.15
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$13.7
$6.27
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.5
$3.15
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.69
$2.1
 Cappuccino
$1.57
$0.65
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.51
$0.17
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$269
$66.1
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$176
$39.5
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$681
$152
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$418
$130
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$35.8
$38.9
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$55.1
$60.3
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$18.5
$17.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.84%
12.71%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1519
$246
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$846
$161
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.84
$0.21
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$27.7
$8.39
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$5.74
$2
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.17
$0.7
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.76
$0.48
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.24
$0.34
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.05
$0.64
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.45
$0.76
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$15.7
$2.68
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.79
$1.57
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.7
$2.73
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.96
$0.86
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.23
$0.42
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.44
$0.58
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.23
$0.41
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.12
$0.3
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.9
$0.25
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.29
$0.19
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.21
$0.64
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$13.7
$0.63
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.63
$1.03
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.94
$0.85
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$1.22
$1.31
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.09
$1.46
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.16
$0.64
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.79
$0.51
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$31.1
$16.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.1
$2.5
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$17.1
$7.61
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.61
$2.05
👖 Brand Jeans
$55.8
$10.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$64.5
$43.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$362
$14
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$8203
$787

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$498
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258 km or 160 mi Phitsanulok
$420
294 km or 183 mi Mawlamyine
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306 km or 190 mi Taunggyi
$755
308 km or 191 mi Bago
$744
317 km or 197 mi Naypyidaw
$790
353 km or 219 mi Luang Prabang
$801
363 km or 226 mi Nakhon Sawan
$479
365 km or 227 mi Vang Vieng
$833
373 km or 232 mi Yangon
$869
392 km or 244 mi Vientiane
$905
404 km or 251 mi Jinghong
$658
426 km or 265 mi Udon Thani
$468
466 km or 289 mi Mandalay
$790
485 km or 301 mi Khon Kaen
$577
489 km or 304 mi Pu'er
$712
503 km or 313 mi Pathein
$787
537 km or 334 mi Nakhon Ratchasima
$580
545 km or 339 mi Monywa
$755
551 km or 342 mi Tha Khlong
$536
561 km or 349 mi Rangsit
$485
564 km or 351 mi Nakhon Pathom
$401
566 km or 352 mi Pak Kret
$532
571 km or 355 mi Nonthaburi
$582
578 km or 359 mi Lincang
$708
584 km or 363 mi Bangkok
$848
597 km or 371 mi Pu Chao Saming Phrai
$535
597 km or 371 mi Lat Luang
$535
634 km or 394 mi Thakhek
$846
641 km or 398 mi Sa Pa
$504
656 km or 407 mi Sittwe
$737
666 km or 414 mi Chaophraya Surasak
$537
667 km or 415 mi Laem Chabang
$534
681 km or 423 mi Pattaya
$584
685 km or 426 mi Nong Prue
$535
699 km or 435 mi Hua Hin
$625
704 km or 438 mi Baoshan
$711
707 km or 439 mi Vinh
$514

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Distance City Cost of living
34 km or 21 mi Chiniot
$226
35 km or 22 mi Sahiwal
$201
48 km or 30 mi Gojra
$286
74 km or 46 mi Jhang
$236
77 km or 48 mi Okara
$343
83 km or 52 mi Sargodha
$404
92 km or 57 mi Hafizabad
$196
93 km or 58 mi Sheikhupura
$234
121 km or 75 mi Lahore
$360
125 km or 78 mi Kamoke
$213
132 km or 82 mi Gujranwala
$223
136 km or 84 mi Mandi Bahauddin
$243
146 km or 91 mi Burewala
$226
159 km or 99 mi Gujrat
$243
166 km or 103 mi Khanewal
$266
169 km or 105 mi Amritsar
$437
182 km or 113 mi Sialkot
$239
201 km or 125 mi Mirpur
$256
209 km or 130 mi Multan
$244
222 km or 138 mi Jammu
$352
238 km or 148 mi Jalandhar
$411
243 km or 151 mi Rawalpindi
$319
254 km or 158 mi Islamabad
$304
261 km or 162 mi Pathankot
$336
262 km or 163 mi Bahawalpur
$248
268 km or 167 mi Wah
$211
270 km or 167 mi Ludhiana
$391
279 km or 173 mi Dera Ghazi Khan
$233
286 km or 178 mi Kohat
$243
323 km or 201 mi Peshawar
$238
325 km or 202 mi Mardan
$244
331 km or 206 mi Baramulla
$353
338 km or 210 mi Srinagar
$398
352 km or 219 mi Patiala
$315
359 km or 223 mi Hisar
$300
362 km or 225 mi Chandigarh
$429
365 km or 227 mi Khost
$346
379 km or 235 mi Bikaner
$311
379 km or 235 mi Mingora
$246
391 km or 243 mi Shimla
$317