Chiang Mai vs Multan - Cost of Living Comparison

Chiang Mai Multan
🚶 Cost of living one person
$539
$244
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1490
$647
🏠 One person rent
$249
$94.3
🏘️ Family rent
$544
$223
🍽️ Food expenses
$201
$100
🚐 Transport expenses
$25.8
$19.4
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$442
$115
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Unhealthy
✈️ Airport proximity
3 km
0 km
🎓 Higher education
49
27
😀 Quality of life
60
35
🏙️ Population
127K
1.87M

The cost of living in Chiang Mai is 121% more expensive than in Multan. Cities ranked 7993rd and 9269th ($539 vs $244) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 12th and 16th 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 0.5 months in Multan. Chiang Mai ranked 2nd best city to live in Thailand vs Multan ranked 8th in Pakistan, while ranked 5180th and 7912th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Chiang Mai vs Multan

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Chiang Mai Multan
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$1.5
$1.38
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$13.7
$7.58
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.5
$3.15
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.69
$1.25
 Cappuccino
$1.57
$1
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.51
$0.19
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$269
$49.7
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$176
$34.7
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$681
$201
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$418
$138
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$35.8
$31.3
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$55.1
$47.6
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$18.5
$25.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.84%
14.05%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1519
$217
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$846
$201
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.84
$0.08
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$27.7
$3.31
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$5.74
$1.43
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.17
$0.61
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.76
$0.46
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.24
$0.4
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.05
$0.65
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.45
$0.77
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$15.7
$5.04
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.79
$1.8
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.7
$3.08
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.96
$0.73
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.23
$0.46
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.44
$0.42
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.23
$0.48
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.12
$0.28
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.9
$0.28
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.29
$0.17
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.21
$0.52
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$13.7
$3.79
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.63
$1.23
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.94
$0.74
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$1.22
$1.23
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.09
$2
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.16
$1.48
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.79
$0.75
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$31.1
$12.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.1
$2.52
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$17.1
$6.96
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.61
$3.51
👖 Brand Jeans
$55.8
$14.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$64.5
$37.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$362
$40.2
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$8203
$567

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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
51 km or 32 mi Khanewal
$266
77 km or 48 mi Dera Ghazi Khan
$233
93 km or 58 mi Bahawalpur
$248
122 km or 76 mi Burewala
$226
147 km or 91 mi Jhang
$236
161 km or 100 mi Gojra
$286
197 km or 123 mi Sahiwal
$201
207 km or 129 mi Okara
$343
209 km or 130 mi Faisalabad
$254
225 km or 140 mi Chiniot
$226
241 km or 150 mi Sargodha
$404
298 km or 185 mi Sheikhupura
$234
299 km or 186 mi Hafizabad
$196
305 km or 189 mi Bikaner
$311
317 km or 197 mi Lahore
$360
331 km or 205 mi Mandi Bahauddin
$243
332 km or 206 mi Kamoke
$213
341 km or 212 mi Gujranwala
$223
358 km or 223 mi Jacobabad
$244
363 km or 226 mi Amritsar
$437
365 km or 227 mi Gujrat
$243
373 km or 232 mi Sukkur
$231
376 km or 234 mi Khost
$346
377 km or 234 mi Kohat
$243
391 km or 243 mi Sialkot
$239
394 km or 245 mi Mirpur
$256
409 km or 254 mi Rawalpindi
$319
417 km or 259 mi Jalandhar
$411
418 km or 260 mi Islamabad
$304
420 km or 261 mi Wah
$211
423 km or 263 mi Peshawar
$238
424 km or 263 mi Quetta
$271
427 km or 266 mi Larkana
$248
430 km or 267 mi Gardez
$353
431 km or 268 mi Jammu
$352
432 km or 268 mi Ludhiana
$391
433 km or 269 mi Hisar
$300
444 km or 276 mi Jodhpur
$374
450 km or 279 mi Mardan
$244
463 km or 288 mi Sikar
$295