Gold Coast vs Pattaya - Cost of Living Comparison

Gold Coast Pattaya
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1776
$584
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4282
$1736
🏠 One person rent
$1000
$279
🏘️ Family rent
$1679
$670
🍽️ Food expenses
$477
$218
🚐 Transport expenses
$165
$20.3
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3864
$335
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
20 km
32 km
🎓 Higher education
48
31
😀 Quality of life
90
54
🏙️ Population
638K
116K

The cost of living in Gold Coast is 204% more expensive than in Pattaya. Cities ranked 2046th and 7535th ($1776 vs $584) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 14th and 5th in Australia and Thailand, respectively. Check Australia vs Thailand comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.2 months in Gold Coast compared to 0.6 months in Pattaya. Gold Coast ranked 6th best city to live in Australia vs Pattaya ranked 4th in Thailand, while ranked 104th and 5910th among best cities to live in the world.

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Gold Coast Pattaya
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$13.9
$2.77
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$62.6
$22.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.81
$5.52
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.59
$1.86
 Cappuccino
$3.43
$1.46
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.49
$0.89
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1207
$332
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$780
$199
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2335
$827
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1293
$541
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$82.5
$35
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$125
$53.4
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$52.3
$18.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.69%
4.92%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$9231
$1855
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6718
$1047
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.43
$0.28
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$111
$16.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$17.2
$5.37
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.39
$1.19
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.05
$1.55
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.26
$1.21
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.93
$0.88
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.97
$1.49
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.81
$10.9
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.02
$2.15
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.6
$10.6
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.93
$1.97
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.46
$0.88
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.51
$2.03
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.85
$1.39
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.04
$1.1
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$0.9
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.29
$0.27
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.57
$1.14
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.5
$16.3
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.47
$1.45
🚬 Cigarette pack
$23.6
$3.98
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.18
$3.18
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.06
$3.33
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.53
$1.34
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.13
$1.4
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$49
$38.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.5
$4.15
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$45.2
$25.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$23.4
$3.54
👖 Brand Jeans
$74.7
$31.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$107
$81.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$1465
$294
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$18118
$16566

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5.6 km or 3.5 mi Southport
$1627
71 km or 44 mi Brisbane
$2056
73 km or 45 mi Byron Bay
$2199
77 km or 48 mi Ipswich
$1612
114 km or 71 mi Caboolture
$1630
138 km or 86 mi Caloundra
$1630
152 km or 94 mi Toowoomba
$1462
155 km or 97 mi Sunshine Coast
$1808
256 km or 159 mi Coffs Harbour
$1359
308 km or 192 mi Hervey Bay
$1658
323 km or 201 mi Armidale
$1677
367 km or 228 mi Bundaberg
$1482
383 km or 238 mi Port Macquarie
$1640
511 km or 318 mi Gladstone
$1603
567 km or 353 mi Newcastle
$1798
591 km or 367 mi Rockhampton
$1390
660 km or 410 mi Dubbo
$1445
669 km or 416 mi Dee Why
$1970
675 km or 419 mi Kellyville
$1656
683 km or 424 mi Blacktown
$1581
683 km or 425 mi Sydney
$2294
684 km or 425 mi Parramatta
$1896
703 km or 437 mi Bathurst
$1558
715 km or 445 mi Orange
$1661
752 km or 468 mi Wollongong
$1554
827 km or 514 mi Goulburn
$1700
904 km or 562 mi Canberra
$1792
974 km or 605 mi Wagga Wagga
$1386
988 km or 614 mi Griffith
$1629
1182 km or 734 mi Townsville
$1224
1196 km or 743 mi Shepparton
$1442
1271 km or 789 mi Mildura
$1622
1294 km or 804 mi Bendigo
$1610
1299 km or 807 mi Traralgon
$1626
1337 km or 830 mi Sunbury
$1625
1338 km or 831 mi Pakenham
$1631
1342 km or 834 mi Berwick
$1562
1344 km or 835 mi Melbourne
$1968
1344 km or 835 mi South Yarra
$1589
1344 km or 835 mi Dandenong
$1498

Cities near Pattaya

Distance City Cost of living
5.7 km or 3.5 mi Nong Prue
$535
16 km or 9.7 mi Laem Chabang
$534
23 km or 14 mi Chaophraya Surasak
$537
84 km or 52 mi Pu Chao Saming Phrai
$535
85 km or 53 mi Klaeng
$549
85 km or 53 mi Lat Luang
$535
98 km or 61 mi Bangkok
$848
110 km or 68 mi Nonthaburi
$582
110 km or 68 mi Hua Hin
$625
115 km or 72 mi Pak Kret
$532
119 km or 74 mi Rangsit
$485
130 km or 81 mi Tha Khlong
$536
132 km or 82 mi Nakhon Pathom
$401
184 km or 114 mi Ko Chang
$536
237 km or 147 mi Serei Saophoan
$638
250 km or 156 mi Battambang
$540
255 km or 159 mi Myeik
$746
259 km or 161 mi Nakhon Ratchasima
$580
318 km or 198 mi Nakhon Sawan
$479
324 km or 202 mi Siem Reap
$639
340 km or 211 mi Ko Tao
$534
372 km or 231 mi Ko Pha-ngan
$535
383 km or 238 mi Sihanoukville
$870
396 km or 246 mi Ko Samui
$536
435 km or 270 mi Phitsanulok
$420
440 km or 273 mi Khon Kaen
$577
442 km or 275 mi Kampot
$531
450 km or 280 mi Phu Quoc
$510
457 km or 284 mi Surat Thani
$477
464 km or 288 mi Phnom Penh
$850
497 km or 309 mi Ubon Ratchathani
$457
506 km or 314 mi Kampong Cham
$509
508 km or 315 mi Prey Veng
$642
512 km or 318 mi Nakhon Si Thammarat
$496
527 km or 328 mi Mawlamyine
$747
535 km or 333 mi Udon Thani
$468
553 km or 343 mi Stung Treng
$639
561 km or 349 mi Hpa-an
$757
562 km or 349 mi Rach Gia
$521
571 km or 355 mi Long Xuyen
$531