Bangkok is placed in position 26 in the 2016 Coffee Price Index with an average coffee cost of $1.88.

This compares to Zurich which came in as the most expensive city overall, at an average of $3.52, and Rio de Janeiro where coffee was the most affordable, with an average of $1.0

Online office supply company Service Partner ONE have released the 2016 Coffee Price Index, detailing which cities offer the best value coffee worldwide.

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Bangkok is placed in position 26 in the 2016 Coffee Price Index with an average coffee cost of $1.88.

The research, which took into account 75 cities from 36 countries across the globe, found that Rio de Janeiro, Brazil offers the least expensive average coffee price, whilst Zurich, Switzerland was the most expensive city researched.

As one of the major coffee distributors to European workplaces, Service Partner ONE understand the importance of coffee in business and lifestyle. They undertook the research in order to better understand the interesting global economics behind coffee across different markets.

To create the ranking, the research team averaged the cost of four separate types of coffee: a cup of coffee in an office, a Grande Latte from Starbucks, a medium cappuccino from an independent coffee shop, and a cup of coffee at home.

The research looks into costs of coffee from various sources, not just high street outlets, in order to get a clearer picture of the overall value of coffee in each city.

 

The study revealed overall that the 10 most affordable cities for coffee are:

City

Country

Office Coffee

Starbucks

Independent Coffee Shop

Home Coffee

Average Cost

1

Rio de Janeiro

Brazil

$0.15

$1.45

$2.36

$0.11

$1.02

2

Sao Paulo

Brazil

$0.15

$1.45

$2.39

$0.11

$1.03

3

Lima

Peru

$0.14

$2.83

$2.62

$0.11

$1.43

4

Milan

Italy

$0.35

$3.81

$1.76

$0.22

$1.54

5

Seville

Spain

$0.39

$3.81

$1.68

$0.31

$1.55

6

Ha Noi

Vietnam

$0.42

$3.26

$2.21

$0.35

$1.56

7

Valencia

Spain

$0.39

$3.81

$1.90

$0.31

$1.60

8

Guatemala City

Guatemala

$0.27

$3.22

$2.76

$0.22

$1.62

9

Kuala Lumpur

Malaysia

$0.11

$3.35

$3.13

$0.09

$1.67

10

Manila

Philippines

$0.28

$2.87

$3.36

$0.23

$1.69

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