Estonia vs Thailand - Cost of Living Comparison

Estonia Thailand
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1019
$742
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2404
$2274
🏠 One person rent
$533
$319
🏘️ Family rent
$897
$882
🍽️ Food expenses
$324
$241
🚐 Transport expenses
$52.5
$100
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1277
$567
💸 GDP per capita
$23054
$7187
😃 Human freedom index
8.91
6.89
❤️ Life expectancy
78.3
77.3
👮 Corruption perceptions index
74
35
🌐 English speaking %
50.2%
27.2%
🎓 Higher education
84
77
😀 Quality of life
75
64
🏙️ Population
1.33M
65.9M

The average cost of living in Estonia ($1019) is 37% more expensive than in Thailand ($742). Estonia ranked 59th vs 112th for Thailand in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.3 months in Estonia compared to 0.8 months in Thailand. Ranked 22nd and 46th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Estonia vs Thailand

We calculate prices for Estonia and Thailand as a population-weighted mean of 10 and 35 cities, respectively. Since large cities tend to have a higher cost of living, it's better to visit specific city pages below for more relevant information.

Estonia Thailand
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$8.26
$2.06
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$45.9
$24.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.35
$5.44
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.33
$2.24
 Cappuccino
$2.94
$1.98
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.7
$0.51
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$452
$427
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$339
$217
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$839
$1352
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$601
$659
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$149
$44.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$226
$68.4
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$22.4
$15.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
2.25%
5.25%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2865
$4115
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2032
$2059
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.37
$1.01
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$26.3
$31.6
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$8.93
$8.46
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.83
$1.14
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.85
$1.67
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.83
$1.36
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.36
$1.16
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.14
$2.02
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.51
$15.8
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.91
$2.73
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.5
$10.8
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.58
$2.46
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.15
$1.33
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.88
$1.7
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.3
$1.31
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.79
$1.25
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.69
$1.1
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.58
$0.32
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.87
$1.09
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.14
$17.4
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.41
$1.64
🚬 Cigarette pack
$4.9
$3.69
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$8.49
$3.91
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.39
$3.29
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.74
$1.68
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.18
$1.49
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$42.1
$47.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$8.14
$5.61
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$41.8
$28.4
💇 Haircut, simple
$13.8
$8.42
👖 Brand Jeans
$84.3
$48.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$83.8
$81.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$249
$441
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$8321
$13427

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Cities Comparison in Estonia vs Thailand

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Estonia

City Cost of living Population
Tallinn
$1145
438K
Tartu
$891
91.4K
Narva
$743
53.4K
Kohtla-Jarve
$842
33.5K
Parnu
$863
39.6K
Viljandi
$703
16.9K
Maardu
$861
15.3K
Rakvere
$837
15K
Sillamae
$783
12.2K
Kuressaare
$773
13.1K

In Thailand

City Cost of living Population
Bangkok
$848
5.7M
Nonthaburi
$582
256K
Hat Yai
$548
159K
Pak Kret
$532
185K
Nakhon Ratchasima
$580
134K
Chaophraya Surasak
$537
133K
Surat Thani
$477
131K
Klaeng
$549
130K
Nakhon Si Thammarat
$496
106K
Chiang Mai
$539
127K
Khon Kaen
$577
116K
Nakhon Sawan
$479
86.4K
Rangsit
$485
79.3K
Udon Thani
$468
130K
Pattaya
$584
116K
Laem Chabang
$534
77.8K
Pu Chao Saming Phrai
$535
76.7K
Ubon Ratchathani
$457
79K
Lat Luang
$535
73.9K
Tha Khlong
$536
72.8K
Phuket
$637
77.6K
Nong Prue
$535
70.6K
Ko Samui
$536
69K
Nakhon Pathom
$401
78.8K
Hua Hin
$625
59.4K
Phitsanulok
$420
70.9K
Krabi
$543
30.5K
Chiang Rai
$498
70.6K
Ko Lanta
$536
33.4K
Ao Nang
$661
12.9K