Visit Chiang Mai - Best of Chiang Mai

Chiang Mai is a popular city and is in fact the biggest and most socially significant city within the north region of Thailand. This city is situated only 435 miles from Bangkok and is the capital of the province. In the last decade or so, this city has become more and more popular, now seeing approximately 5 million visitors annually. There are many reasons why Chiang Mai continue to attract visitors every year. below is some important information about Chiang Mai that is worth knowing to any visitor or people intending to visit the city.

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Facts and Stats for Chiang Mai*

  • Pollution Statistics in Chiang Mai

    Know the pollution level of Chiang Mai before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 77.94 (High)
    • Water Pollution 56.4 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 53.89 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 45.45 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 43.02 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 48.21 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 63.78 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 55.23 (Moderate)
  • Chiang Mai: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Chiang Mai for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Chiang Mai.

    • Burglary and Theft 29.58 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 20.07 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 28.08 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 75.68 (High)
    • Car Stealing 21.83 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 22.89 (Low)
    • Attacks 17.81 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 34.59 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 91.55 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 75 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 17.61 (Very Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 14.73 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 26.74 (Low)
  • Living in Chiang Mai - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Chiang Mai is 118.51 (High)

    • Safety Index 72.42 (High)
    • Climate Index 75.93 (High)
    • Pollution Index 74.12 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 30.77 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 39.85 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 85.33 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 22.25 (Very High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 34.73 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Chiang Mai

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Chiang Mai

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.05 USD
    • International Movie per seat 4.51 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 19.56 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 81.56 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 48.53 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ‚Äčand subjected to change without notice.

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