Some Thailand Facts

Kohngai

Kohngai

Here are a few facts about life in Thailand:

  • Council Tax Cost:  B0 – (£0 approx).
  • Minimum Wage:  B300 – (£6 approx) per Day.
  • Refuse Collection: B30 – (60p approx) per Month.
  • Typical Water Bill: B120 – (£2.40 approx) per Month. 
  • Typical Electricity Bill: B400 – (£8 approx) per Month.
  • Broadband ADSL (10Mbps): B590 – (£11.50 approx) per Month.
  • Fixed Line Telephone: 100B – (£2 approx)  per Month.
  • Diesel: B30 – (60p approx) per litre.
  • Petrol: B42 – (84p approx) per litre.
  • Iced Coffee: from B10 – (from 20p approx) per large cup.
  • Large Prawns: B120 – (£2.20 approx) per Kilogram
  • Small Car: B400,000 (£8,000 approx)
  • Large 7 Seater SVU 4WD 3.0L D4D Auto: B1,400,000 – (£28,000 approx)
  • 3 Bedroom 2 Bathroom Concrete/Brick house: B1,300,000 – (£26,000 approx)
  • 32″ TFT/LCD TV: from B7,999 – (£185 approx)
  • Air Conditioner 9,000BTU with fitting: B9-10,000 – (£200 approx).
  • Mobile Phone Sim Card: B49 – (£1 approx)
  • Mobile phone calls per minute (in Thailand): B1 – (2p approx) per minute
  • Cigarettes (pack of 20):  B65 – (£1.30 approx)
  • Singha Beer (Can):  25B – (50p approx) each
  • See Private Specialist Doctor: B150 (£3 approx) per visit
  • Private Kidney Stone removal operation: B42,000 – (£900 approx) Includes private Hospital Room, Nursing costs, and all operation associated costs and medication)

Compare these with the UK? Comments?

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