Chiang Mai vs Kyiv - Cost of Living Comparison

Chiang Mai Kyiv
🚶 Cost of living one person
$539
$663
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1490
$1562
🏠 One person rent
$249
$363
🏘️ Family rent
$544
$591
🍽️ Food expenses
$201
$188
🚐 Transport expenses
$25.8
$50.5
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$442
$520
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
3 km
7 km
🎓 Higher education
49
65
😀 Quality of life
60
64
🏙️ Population
127K
2.96M

The cost of living in Chiang Mai is 19% less expensive than in Kyiv. Cities ranked 7993rd and 6941st ($539 vs $663) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 12th and 1st in Thailand and Ukraine, respectively. Check Thailand vs Ukraine comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.8 months in Chiang Mai compared to 0.8 months in Kyiv. Chiang Mai ranked 2nd best city to live in Thailand vs Kyiv ranked 1st in Ukraine, while ranked 5180th and 4427th among best cities to live in the world.

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Chiang Mai Kyiv
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$1.5
$4.83
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$13.7
$19.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.5
$3.7
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.69
$1.21
 Cappuccino
$1.57
$1.19
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.51
$0.57
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$269
$451
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$176
$277
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$681
$773
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$418
$451
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$35.8
$45.2
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$55.1
$70
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$18.5
$5.39
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.84%
15.26%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1519
$1959
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$846
$1000
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.84
$0.27
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$27.7
$9.78
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$5.74
$3.44
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.17
$1.18
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.76
$0.93
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.24
$0.56
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.05
$0.99
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.45
$1.15
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$15.7
$7.49
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.79
$3.6
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.7
$5.99
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.96
$0.62
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.23
$1.18
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.44
$1.13
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.23
$1.85
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.12
$0.5
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.9
$0.5
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.29
$0.3
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.21
$0.89
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$13.7
$5.02
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.63
$0.73
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.94
$1.69
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$1.22
$5.68
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.09
$2.75
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.16
$1.14
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.79
$1.56
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$31.1
$24.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.1
$3.51
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$17.1
$10.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.61
$4.55
👖 Brand Jeans
$55.8
$54.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$64.5
$78.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$362
$288
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$8203
$5827

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$533
153 km or 95 mi Chiang Rai
$498
255 km or 158 mi Hpa-an
$757
258 km or 160 mi Phitsanulok
$420
294 km or 183 mi Mawlamyine
$747
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
78 km or 49 mi Bila Tserkva
$399
129 km or 80 mi Chernihiv
$428
134 km or 83 mi Zhytomyr
$375
157 km or 97 mi Cherkasy
$379
200 km or 124 mi Vinnytsia
$490
224 km or 139 mi Gomel
$497
250 km or 155 mi Kropyvnytskyi
$388
258 km or 160 mi Kremenchuk
$367
277 km or 172 mi Khmelnytskyi
$385
302 km or 188 mi Soroca
$412
302 km or 188 mi Rivne
$374
305 km or 189 mi Poltava
$423
305 km or 190 mi Sumy
$362
313 km or 195 mi Babruysk
$545
349 km or 217 mi Kryvyi Rih
$427
354 km or 220 mi Balti
$366
360 km or 224 mi Pinsk
$588
363 km or 226 mi Orhei
$413
365 km or 227 mi Ternopil
$458
366 km or 227 mi Kamianske
$399
368 km or 228 mi Dubasari
$413
368 km or 229 mi Lutsk
$367
385 km or 239 mi Mogilev
$497
392 km or 243 mi Dnipro
$528
402 km or 250 mi Chisinau
$577
402 km or 250 mi Mykolaiv
$278
406 km or 252 mi Tiraspol
$345
408 km or 254 mi Bryansk
$702
409 km or 254 mi Kharkiv
$454
409 km or 254 mi Bender
$441
410 km or 255 mi Chernivtsi
$389
411 km or 255 mi Botosani
$635
412 km or 256 mi Ungheni
$413
420 km or 261 mi Kursk
$544
424 km or 263 mi Iasi
$607
430 km or 267 mi Belgorod
$581
431 km or 268 mi Baranavichy
$480
434 km or 269 mi Minsk
$716
440 km or 273 mi Suceava
$542
441 km or 274 mi Barysaw
$548