Abu Dhabi vs Cheongju - Cost of Living Comparison

Abu Dhabi Cheongju
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1963
$880
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4184
$2334
🏠 One person rent
$1371
$293
🏘️ Family rent
$2329
$516
🍽️ Food expenses
$386
$388
🚐 Transport expenses
$71.5
$109
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3074
$1689
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
11 km
9 km
🎓 Higher education
52
71
😀 Quality of life
81
68
🏙️ Population
1.48M
833K

The cost of living in Abu Dhabi is 123% more expensive than in Cheongju. Cities ranked 608th and 5804th ($1963 vs $880) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1st and 75th 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 4th best city to live in the United Arab Emirates vs Cheongju ranked 37th in South Korea, while ranked 318th and 2903rd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Cheongju

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Abu Dhabi Cheongju
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$8
$5.74
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$54
$23.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.1
$3.36
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$10.9
$3.06
 Cappuccino
$4.76
$3.52
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.88
$1.27
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1833
$207
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1008
$171
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2557
$470
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1962
$320
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$93.3
$95.9
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$144
$147
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$104
$19.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.3%
3.51%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3249
$6961
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2572
$4066
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.54
$1.31
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$21.7
$76.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.65
$7.47
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.11
$1.26
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.63
$1.52
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.27
$2.41
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.72
$3.86
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.76
$2.58
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.74
$17.1
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.49
$4.78
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11
$30.6
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.09
$5.92
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.68
$3.01
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.58
$3.84
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.34
$3.45
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.94
$3.99
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.86
$3.07
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.38
$0.53
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.13
$2.39
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$17.6
$16.2
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.15
$1.87
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.97
$3.47
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.29
$4.89
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.99
$4.97
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$4.2
$2.39
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.23
$1.87
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$69.8
$51.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.2
$8.43
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$81.6
$30.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$13.5
$7.56
👖 Brand Jeans
$51.1
$59.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$89.3
$74.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$555
$320
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$9372
$18587

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$1297
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$1899
142 km or 88 mi Sharjah
$1360
143 km or 89 mi Al Ain
$1448
152 km or 94 mi Ajman
$871
170 km or 105 mi Umm al-Quwain
$1053
211 km or 131 mi Fujairah
$1095
237 km or 147 mi Ras al-Khaimah
$1376
300 km or 187 mi Doha
$1894
318 km or 198 mi Al Khor
$1755
356 km or 221 mi Bandar Abbas
$675
365 km or 227 mi Nizwa
$824
395 km or 246 mi Seeb
$1236
425 km or 264 mi Riffa
$1002
427 km or 265 mi Manama
$1307
428 km or 266 mi Isa Town
$1152
439 km or 273 mi Muscat
$1145
454 km or 282 mi Jahrom
$660
468 km or 291 mi Dhahran
$969
481 km or 299 mi Dammam
$1004
486 km or 302 mi Al-Mubarraz
$699
501 km or 311 mi Fasa
$939
514 km or 320 mi Qatif
$889
548 km or 341 mi Jubail
$861
568 km or 353 mi Sirjan
$663
575 km or 357 mi Jiroft
$659
599 km or 372 mi Shiraz
$724
610 km or 379 mi Bushehr
$694
617 km or 384 mi Borazjan
$657
620 km or 385 mi Marvdasht
$659
632 km or 392 mi Kazerun
$656
637 km or 396 mi Chabahar
$659
649 km or 404 mi Bam
$659
678 km or 421 mi Rafsanjan
$663
698 km or 434 mi Kerman
$680
701 km or 435 mi Iranshahr
$657
741 km or 460 mi Yasuj
$611
775 km or 481 mi Riyadh
$1132
790 km or 491 mi Al Wafrah
$954
792 km or 492 mi Behbahan
$660

Cities near Cheongju

Distance City Cost of living
25 km or 16 mi Sejong
$928
33 km or 21 mi Daejeon
$944
35 km or 22 mi Cheonan
$930
38 km or 24 mi Gongju
$939
45 km or 28 mi Anseong
$912
46 km or 28 mi Gyeryong
$896
53 km or 33 mi Pyeongtaek
$809
54 km or 34 mi Chungju
$1004
60 km or 37 mi Nonsan
$928
60 km or 38 mi Asan
$927
64 km or 40 mi Mungyeong
$897
65 km or 40 mi Sangju
$981
68 km or 42 mi Osan
$912
71 km or 44 mi Yongin
$1049
72 km or 44 mi Icheon
$979
74 km or 46 mi Yeoju
$902
80 km or 50 mi Gimcheon
$925
82 km or 51 mi Dangjin
$904
84 km or 52 mi Suwon
$977
85 km or 53 mi Jecheon
$932
85 km or 53 mi Boryeong
$946
87 km or 54 mi Wonju
$857
88 km or 55 mi Gwangju
$927
90 km or 56 mi Hwaseong
$965
91 km or 56 mi Gumi
$951
91 km or 56 mi Iksan
$925
91 km or 57 mi Uiwang
$901
93 km or 58 mi Siheung
$945
94 km or 58 mi Seosan
$872
94 km or 59 mi Seongnam
$1022
94 km or 59 mi Gunpo
$975
96 km or 59 mi Jeonju
$791
97 km or 60 mi Ansan
$921
98 km or 61 mi Anyang
$1102
99 km or 61 mi Gwacheon
$897
101 km or 63 mi Gunsan
$941
103 km or 64 mi Hanam
$906
104 km or 64 mi Yeongju
$963
107 km or 67 mi Gimje
$944
109 km or 67 mi Gwangmyeong
$928