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Price per gallon of gasoline: $4.42
Rank by most expensive gas: 47
Rank by pain at the pump: 10
Thailand has cheap gas relative to most nations ranked here, but it's a steep price for many Thais. The average daily income is $17. The share of a day's wages needed to buy a gallon of gas is 25 percent.
Pain at the pump in Thailand helped encourage wide adoption of three-wheeled auto rickshaws, known as Tuk-Tuks, in the country's biggest tourist cities. The open-aired vehicles use less gas but are less safe than cars and are big polluters.
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