Changwon vs Cheongju - Cost of Living Comparison

Changwon Cheongju
🚶 Cost of living one person
$955
$880
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2652
$2334
🏠 One person rent
$378
$293
🏘️ Family rent
$722
$516
🍽️ Food expenses
$394
$388
🚐 Transport expenses
$98.4
$109
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1866
$1689
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
28 km
9 km
🎓 Higher education
68
71
😀 Quality of life
72
68
🏙️ Population
1.05M
833K

The cost of living in Changwon is 9% more expensive than in Cheongju. Cities ranked 5497th and 5804th ($955 vs $880) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 26th and 75th in South Korea.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2 months in Changwon compared to 1.9 months in Cheongju. Ranked 17th vs 37th best cities to live in South Korea, and 1583rd vs 2903rd among the best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Changwon vs Cheongju

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Changwon Cheongju
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.48
$5.74
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$24.6
$23.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.75
$3.36
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.62
$3.06
 Cappuccino
$3.51
$3.52
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.14
$1.27
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$585
$207
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$229
$171
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1831
$470
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$308
$320
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$60.6
$95.9
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$92.6
$147
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$16.6
$19.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.98%
3.51%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$7372
$6961
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4311
$4066
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.11
$1.31
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$51.7
$76.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$8.64
$7.47
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.23
$1.26
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.69
$1.52
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.75
$2.41
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.52
$3.86
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.12
$2.58
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$20.1
$17.1
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.51
$4.78
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$25.6
$30.6
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.72
$5.92
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.92
$3.01
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.31
$3.84
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.1
$3.45
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.18
$3.99
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.16
$3.07
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.73
$0.53
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.94
$2.39
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$15.9
$16.2
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.93
$1.87
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.96
$3.47
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.67
$4.89
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.6
$4.97
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.51
$2.39
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.34
$1.87
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$38.9
$51.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$8.07
$8.43
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$14.9
$30.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$8
$7.56
👖 Brand Jeans
$67.4
$59.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$85.6
$74.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$571
$320
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$26606
$18587

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Cities near Changwon

Distance City Cost of living
14 km or 8.5 mi Masan
$945
21 km or 13 mi Gimhae
$839
26 km or 16 mi Miryang
$861
27 km or 17 mi Sacheon
$795
36 km or 22 mi Yangsan
$909
40 km or 25 mi Busan
$1031
48 km or 30 mi Geoje
$945
52 km or 32 mi Tongyeong
$900
52 km or 32 mi Jinju
$765
61 km or 38 mi Gyeongsan
$922
66 km or 41 mi Daegu
$918
68 km or 42 mi Ulsan
$1066
82 km or 51 mi Gyeongju
$1184
82 km or 51 mi Yeongcheon
$792
94 km or 58 mi Gwangyang
$963
106 km or 66 mi Gimcheon
$925
106 km or 66 mi Pohang
$775
107 km or 66 mi Yeosu
$1003
107 km or 67 mi Gumi
$951
112 km or 70 mi Suncheon
$923
114 km or 71 mi Tsushima Island
$1024
116 km or 72 mi Namwon
$895
133 km or 82 mi Tsushima
$1021
134 km or 83 mi Sangju
$981
144 km or 89 mi Andong
$800
149 km or 93 mi Jeonju
$791
152 km or 95 mi Mungyeong
$897
158 km or 98 mi Gwangju
$902
165 km or 103 mi Daejeon
$944
166 km or 103 mi Jeongeup
$901
168 km or 105 mi Gyeryong
$896
170 km or 106 mi Gimje
$944
170 km or 106 mi Iksan
$925
172 km or 107 mi Yeongju
$963
175 km or 109 mi Nonsan
$928
178 km or 111 mi Naju
$898
183 km or 114 mi Sejong
$928
184 km or 114 mi Cheongju
$880
190 km or 118 mi Gongju
$939
192 km or 119 mi Gunsan
$941

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