Cost of Living in Pattaya

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$584
$1736
🛋️ Without rent
$305
$1066
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$279
$670
🍽️ Food
$218
$563
🚐 Transport
$20.3
$56
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$335
😀 Quality of life
54
🏙️ Population
116K

The average cost of living in Pattaya is $584, which is in the top 19% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 7535th out of 9294 in our global list and 5th out of 35 in Thailand.

The median after-tax salary is $335, which is enough to cover living expenses for 0.6 months. Ranked 5910th (TOP 64%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 4th best city to live in Thailand. With an estimated population of 116K, Pattaya is the 12th largest city in Thailand.

✈️ Closest airport 32 km U-Tapao International Airport
😷 Air quality Moderate 19 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 8768 Asian University
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Prices in Pattaya

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

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