Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Cheongju - Cost of Living Comparison

Abu DhabiCheongju
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1741
$1104
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3996
$2892
🏠 One person rent
$1092
$386
🏘️ Family rent
$1964
$689
🍽️ Food Expenses
$421
$518
🚐 Transport Expenses
$57.9
$112
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2713
$2080
🏙️ Population
1M
833k

The cost of living in Abu Dhabi is 58% more expensive than in Cheongju. Cities ranked 1730th and 5142nd ($1741 vs $1104) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 8th in the United Arab Emirates and South Korea, respectively. Check the United Arab Emirates vs South Korea comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.6 months in Abu Dhabi compared to 1.9 months in Cheongju. Abu Dhabi ranked 3rd best city to live in the United Arab Emirates vs Cheongju ranked 27th in South Korea, while ranked 257th and 462nd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Cheongju

Abu DhabiCheongju
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.03
$5.87
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$54.2
$24.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.06
$3.02
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$11.4
$3.37
☕ Cappuccino
$6.61
$3.38
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.9
$1.26
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1151
$414
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$844
$297
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2246
$815
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1599
$547
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$90.9
$43.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$140
$66.5
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$95
$22.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.03%
3.5%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3523
$6037
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2760
$3495
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.54
$1.13
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24.7
$40.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.29
$15.8
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.58
$1.61
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.65
$2.92
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.12
$2.73
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$5.06
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.7
$2.73
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.7
$20.8
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.6
$16.7
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.4
$46.1
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$6.25
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
$2.72
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$6.22
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.27
$4.62
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$3.27
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.08
$2.45
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.43
$1.11
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.19
$2.44
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$22.7
$14.2
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.49
$2.1
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.9
$3.8
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.21
$5.14
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.99
$5.32
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.76
$2.77
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.77
$2
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$95.8
$47.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.6
$8.3
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$104
$23.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$17.5
$9.89
👖 Brand Jeans
$82.5
$54.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$114
$79.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$587
$167
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10770
$25166

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$1381
129 km or 80 miDubai
$1836
142 km or 88 miSharjah
$1224
143 km or 89 miAl Ain
$1450
152 km or 94 miAjman
$1537
170 km or 105 miUmm al-Quwain
$1162
211 km or 131 miFujairah
$1299
237 km or 147 miRas al-Khaimah
$1419
300 km or 187 miDoha
$1804
318 km or 198 miAl Khor
$1668
356 km or 221 miBandar Abbas
$453
365 km or 227 miNizwa
$787
395 km or 246 miSeeb
$1106
425 km or 264 miRiffa
$1077
427 km or 265 miManama
$1284
428 km or 266 miIsa Town
$1141
439 km or 273 miMuscat
$1034
454 km or 282 miJahrom
$442
468 km or 291 miDhahran
$840
481 km or 299 miDammam
$955
486 km or 302 miAl-Mubarraz
$901
501 km or 311 miFasa
$441
514 km or 320 miQatif
$651
548 km or 341 miJubail
$888
568 km or 353 miSirjan
$445
575 km or 357 miJiroft
$440
599 km or 372 miShiraz
$420
610 km or 379 miBushehr
$412
617 km or 384 miBorazjan
$441
620 km or 385 miMarvdasht
$443
632 km or 392 miKazerun
$441
637 km or 396 miChabahar
$440
649 km or 404 miBam
$442
678 km or 421 miRafsanjan
$441
698 km or 434 miKerman
$429
701 km or 435 miIranshahr
$374
741 km or 460 miYasuj
$569
775 km or 481 miRiyadh
$942
790 km or 491 miAl Wafrah
$1074
792 km or 492 miBehbahan
$442

Cities near Cheongju

DistanceCityCost of living
25 km or 16 miSejong
$971
33 km or 21 miDaejeon
$1085
35 km or 22 miCheonan
$1045
38 km or 24 miGongju
$1001
45 km or 28 miAnseong
$954
46 km or 28 miGyeryong
$936
53 km or 33 miPyeongtaek
$976
54 km or 34 miChungju
$927
60 km or 37 miNonsan
$987
60 km or 38 miAsan
$975
64 km or 40 miMungyeong
$937
65 km or 40 miSangju
$874
68 km or 42 miOsan
$956
71 km or 44 miYongin
$1047
72 km or 44 miIcheon
$1167
74 km or 46 miYeoju
$939
80 km or 50 miGimcheon
$968
82 km or 51 miDangjin
$948
84 km or 52 miSuwon
$1027
85 km or 53 miJecheon
$988
85 km or 53 miBoryeong
$1001
87 km or 54 miWonju
$1065
88 km or 55 miGwangju
$971
90 km or 56 miHwaseong
$1013
91 km or 56 miGumi
$986
91 km or 56 miIksan
$971
91 km or 57 miUiwang
$946
93 km or 58 miSiheung
$989
94 km or 58 miSeosan
$926
94 km or 59 miSeongnam
$1112
94 km or 59 miGunpo
$978
96 km or 59 miJeonju
$904
97 km or 60 miAnsan
$802
98 km or 61 miAnyang
$1204
99 km or 61 miGwacheon
$938
101 km or 63 miGunsan
$1005
103 km or 64 miHanam
$945
104 km or 64 miYeongju
$872
107 km or 67 miGimje
$1030
109 km or 67 miGwangmyeong
$973