Chiang Mai Tourism, Thailand

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 78 (High)
    • Water Pollution 55.95 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 52.84 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 45.35 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 48.78 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 64.58 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 55.95 (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 31.99 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 22.39 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 30.43 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 78.62 (High)
    • Car Stealing 24.63 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 25 (Low)
    • Attacks 20.29 (Low)
    • Drug offense 37.68 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 90.71 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 73.21 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 19.78 (Very Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 29.41 (Low)
  • Living in Chiang Mai - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Chiang Mai is 123.2 (High)

    • Safety Index 69.88 (High)
    • Climate Index 75.93 (High)
    • Pollution Index 74.02 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 30.83 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 43.15 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 85.09 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 16.47 (Very High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 36.14 (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 4.63 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 23 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 79.55 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 59.51 USD

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

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