Chiang Mai vs Pune - Cost of Living Comparison

Chiang Mai Pune
🚶 Cost of living one person
$539
$446
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1490
$1168
🏠 One person rent
$249
$165
🏘️ Family rent
$544
$370
🍽️ Food expenses
$201
$177
🚐 Transport expenses
$25.8
$62.8
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$442
$996
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Bad
✈️ Airport proximity
3 km
10 km
🎓 Higher education
49
56
😀 Quality of life
60
63
🏙️ Population
127K
5.95M

The cost of living in Chiang Mai is 21% more expensive than in Pune. Cities ranked 7993rd and 8606th ($539 vs $446) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 12th and 16th in Thailand and India, respectively. Check Thailand vs India comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.8 months in Chiang Mai compared to 2.2 months in Pune. Chiang Mai ranked 2nd best city to live in Thailand vs Pune ranked 7th in India, while ranked 5180th and 4542nd among best cities to live in the world.

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Chiang Mai Pune
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$1.5
$3.78
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$13.7
$12.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.5
$4.45
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.69
$2.55
 Cappuccino
$1.57
$1.82
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.51
$0.46
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$269
$195
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$176
$126
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$681
$466
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$418
$304
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$35.8
$15.2
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$55.1
$23.5
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$18.5
$9.62
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.84%
7.56%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1519
$1687
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$846
$865
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.84
$0.38
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$27.7
$10.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$5.74
$2.99
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.17
$1.42
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.76
$0.72
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.24
$0.52
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.05
$0.72
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.45
$0.95
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$15.7
$5.96
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.79
$3.46
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.7
$6.12
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.96
$2.37
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.23
$0.64
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.44
$1.3
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.23
$0.63
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.12
$0.39
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.9
$0.36
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.29
$0.24
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.21
$1.12
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$13.7
$8.21
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.63
$2.19
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.94
$4.16
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$1.22
$1.39
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.09
$3.09
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.16
$2.2
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.79
$0.89
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$31.1
$23.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.1
$3.77
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$17.1
$11
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.61
$1.76
👖 Brand Jeans
$55.8
$29.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$64.5
$45.1
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$362
$98.6
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$8203
$2070

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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
94 km or 58 mi Satara
$386
106 km or 66 mi Navi Mumbai
$466
110 km or 68 mi Kalyan
$353
119 km or 74 mi Mumbai
$632
119 km or 74 mi Thane
$454
120 km or 75 mi Bhiwandi
$335
153 km or 95 mi Vasai
$393
165 km or 102 mi Nashik
$389
199 km or 123 mi Sangli
$347
206 km or 128 mi Kolhapur
$342
213 km or 132 mi Ichalkaranji
$342
216 km or 134 mi Aurangabad
$363
237 km or 147 mi Solapur
$351
237 km or 147 mi Malegaon
$320
273 km or 169 mi Bijapur
$328
287 km or 179 mi Navsari
$247
288 km or 179 mi Latur
$442
303 km or 188 mi Belgaum
$749
314 km or 195 mi Surat
$426
330 km or 205 mi Jalgaon
$382
338 km or 210 mi Panjim
$370
342 km or 212 mi Gulbarga
$305
347 km or 215 mi Mormugao
$432
361 km or 224 mi Margao
$332
366 km or 227 mi Hubli
$321
373 km or 232 mi Nanded
$302
403 km or 250 mi Bhavnagar
$299
411 km or 255 mi Akola
$382
426 km or 265 mi Vadodara
$343
447 km or 278 mi Nizamabad
$272
452 km or 281 mi Hospet
$339
474 km or 295 mi Godhra
$336
476 km or 296 mi Nadiad
$339
480 km or 299 mi Mahbubnagar
$336
486 km or 302 mi Adoni
$346
488 km or 303 mi Amravati
$310
501 km or 312 mi Davanagere
$282
504 km or 313 mi Hyderabad
$477
505 km or 314 mi Secunderabad
$338
511 km or 318 mi Indore
$340