Phuket Cost of Living

Figures given in Baht. Of course a lot of the figures can only be estimates based on typical usage. For example heavy usage of air-con will see the electricity figure jump significantly. International calls will result in much higher telephone bills.

 

 

Monthly Rental Accommodation

  Tourist Resort Outside Tourist Resort
Room 6,000 3,000
One Bedroom Apartment 12,000 6000
Two Bedroom Bungalow 16,000 10,000
Three Bedroom House 30,000 15,000

Monthly Utilities

  Apartment House
Water 500 1000
Electricity 1000 2000
Small Gas Cylinder Refil 280 280
Telephone 300 300
ADSL Internet 700 700
Cable TV 400 (install 1,500) 400 (install 1,500)
Satelite TV (TrueVisions) 1,600 (install 11,000) 1,600 (install 11,000)

Transport

Monthly Motorcycle Rental 3000-5000
Monthly Car Rental from 14,000
Buy a New Motorcycle from 35,000
Buy a New Car from 500,000

Entertainments

Trip to the Beach (sun lounger & snacks) 400
Jetski or Parasail 1200 - 1500
Meal at Thai Foodstall 30-80
Meal at Thai Restaurant 100 - 500
Meal at Tourist Restaurant 200 - 5000
Night Out Drinking 500 - 2,000
Cinema 80 - 150
Diving Trip 3500
Fishing Trip (boat for 6) 6000 - 8000
Round of Golf 4000 - 8000

Supermarket Prices

Rice (kg) 25 - 50
Large Loaf of Bread 30
Milk (1/2 litre) 20
Yoghurt 13
Spaghetti (500 grams) 50 - 60
Potato (kg) 30 - 40
Carrots (kg) 20 - 40
Cabbage (kg) 20 - 30
Cauliflower (kg) 50 - 70
Apples (kg) 60 - 100
Bananas (bunch) 20 - 60
Pineapple (per fruit) 20 - 30
Chicken Breast (kg) 70 - 90
Pork (kg) 80 - 100
Ham (100 g) 35
Beef (Thai) (kg) 80 - 120
Beef (imported) (kg) 120 - 300
Fish (bass) (kg) 80 - 150
Small Prawns (kg) 100 - 160
Medium Prawns (kg) 140 - 220
Tiger Prawns (kg) 300 - 500
Can of Tuna (180 grams) 30
Can of Beans (425 grams) 30 - 50
Can of Soup (300 grams) 40 - 50
Fizzy Drink (1 litre) 20 - 30
Chang Beer (330 ml / 640 ml) 25 / 44
Singha Beer (330 ml / 640 ml) 38 / 68
Bottle of Wine (imported) (750 ml) 250 - 2000

 




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