Changwon vs Chiang Mai - Cost of Living Comparison

Changwon Chiang Mai
🚶 Cost of living one person
$955
$539
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2652
$1490
🏠 One person rent
$378
$249
🏘️ Family rent
$722
$544
🍽️ Food expenses
$394
$201
🚐 Transport expenses
$98.4
$25.8
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1866
$442
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
28 km
3 km
🎓 Higher education
68
49
😀 Quality of life
72
60
🏙️ Population
1.05M
127K

The cost of living in Changwon is 77% more expensive than in Chiang Mai. Cities ranked 5497th and 7993rd ($955 vs $539) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 26th and 12th in South Korea and Thailand, respectively. Check South Korea vs Thailand comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2 months in Changwon compared to 0.8 months in Chiang Mai. Changwon ranked 17th best city to live in South Korea vs Chiang Mai ranked 2nd in Thailand, while ranked 1583rd and 5180th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Changwon vs Chiang Mai

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Changwon Chiang Mai
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.48
$1.5
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$24.6
$13.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.75
$5.5
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.62
$1.69
 Cappuccino
$3.51
$1.57
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.14
$0.51
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$585
$269
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$229
$176
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1831
$681
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$308
$418
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$60.6
$35.8
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$92.6
$55.1
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$16.6
$18.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.98%
4.84%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$7372
$1519
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4311
$846
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.11
$0.84
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$51.7
$27.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$8.64
$5.74
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.23
$1.17
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.69
$1.76
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.75
$1.24
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.52
$1.05
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.12
$1.45
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$20.1
$15.7
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.51
$1.79
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$25.6
$13.7
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.72
$1.96
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.92
$1.23
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.31
$1.44
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.1
$1.23
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.18
$1.12
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.16
$0.9
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.73
$0.29
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.94
$1.21
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$15.9
$13.7
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.93
$1.63
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.96
$3.94
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.67
$1.22
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.6
$3.09
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.51
$1.16
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.34
$1.79
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$38.9
$31.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$8.07
$4.1
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$14.9
$17.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$8
$3.61
👖 Brand Jeans
$67.4
$55.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$85.6
$64.5
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$571
$362
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$26606
$8203

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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

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Distance City Cost of living
86 km or 53 mi Pai
$533
153 km or 95 mi Chiang Rai
$498
255 km or 158 mi Hpa-an
$757
258 km or 160 mi Phitsanulok
$420
294 km or 183 mi Mawlamyine
$747
306 km or 190 mi Taunggyi
$755
308 km or 191 mi Bago
$744
317 km or 197 mi Naypyidaw
$790
353 km or 219 mi Luang Prabang
$801
363 km or 226 mi Nakhon Sawan
$479
365 km or 227 mi Vang Vieng
$833
373 km or 232 mi Yangon
$869
392 km or 244 mi Vientiane
$905
404 km or 251 mi Jinghong
$658
426 km or 265 mi Udon Thani
$468
466 km or 289 mi Mandalay
$790
485 km or 301 mi Khon Kaen
$577
489 km or 304 mi Pu'er
$712
503 km or 313 mi Pathein
$787
537 km or 334 mi Nakhon Ratchasima
$580
545 km or 339 mi Monywa
$755
551 km or 342 mi Tha Khlong
$536
561 km or 349 mi Rangsit
$485
564 km or 351 mi Nakhon Pathom
$401
566 km or 352 mi Pak Kret
$532
571 km or 355 mi Nonthaburi
$582
578 km or 359 mi Lincang
$708
584 km or 363 mi Bangkok
$848
597 km or 371 mi Pu Chao Saming Phrai
$535
597 km or 371 mi Lat Luang
$535
634 km or 394 mi Thakhek
$846
641 km or 398 mi Sa Pa
$504
656 km or 407 mi Sittwe
$737
666 km or 414 mi Chaophraya Surasak
$537
667 km or 415 mi Laem Chabang
$534
681 km or 423 mi Pattaya
$584
685 km or 426 mi Nong Prue
$535
699 km or 435 mi Hua Hin
$625
704 km or 438 mi Baoshan
$711
707 km or 439 mi Vinh
$514