Changwon vs Helsinki - Cost of Living Comparison

Changwon Helsinki
🚶 Cost of living one person
$955
$1763
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2652
$3901
🏠 One person rent
$378
$976
🏘️ Family rent
$722
$1567
🍽️ Food expenses
$394
$490
🚐 Transport expenses
$98.4
$146
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1866
$2770
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
28 km
16 km
🎓 Higher education
68
76
😀 Quality of life
72
93
🏙️ Population
1.05M
642K

The cost of living in Changwon is 46% less expensive than in Helsinki. Cities ranked 5497th and 2068th ($955 vs $1763) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 26th and 1st in South Korea and Finland, respectively. Check South Korea vs Finland comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2 months in Changwon compared to 1.6 months in Helsinki. Changwon ranked 17th best city to live in South Korea vs Helsinki ranked 1st in Finland, while ranked 1583rd and 36th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Changwon vs Helsinki

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Changwon Helsinki
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.48
$10.9
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$24.6
$67
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.75
$9.15
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.62
$6.55
 Cappuccino
$3.51
$4.45
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.14
$2.71
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$585
$1082
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$229
$851
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1831
$1952
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$308
$1332
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$60.6
$58.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$92.6
$90.7
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$16.6
$19.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.98%
1.19%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$7372
$9115
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4311
$4803
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.11
$2.85
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$51.7
$63.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$8.64
$19.8
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.23
$2.32
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.69
$1.12
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.75
$2.25
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.52
$2.14
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.12
$2.58
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$20.1
$9.69
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.51
$11.3
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$25.6
$16.1
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.72
$2.48
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.92
$1.7
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.31
$2.28
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.1
$3.55
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.18
$1.1
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.16
$1.42
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.73
$1.11
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.94
$3
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$15.9
$14.2
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.93
$3
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.96
$9.83
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.67
$10.5
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.6
$3.75
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.51
$1.81
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.34
$1.88
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$38.9
$40.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$8.07
$15.5
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$14.9
$76.5
💇 Haircut, simple
$8
$21.6
👖 Brand Jeans
$67.4
$91.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$85.6
$81.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$571
$411
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$26606
$5279

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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 Helsinki

Distance City Cost of living
15 km or 9.2 mi Vantaa
$1611
16 km or 9.7 mi Espoo
$1752
26 km or 16 mi Tuusula
$1221
27 km or 17 mi Kerava
$1234
29 km or 18 mi Kirkkonummi
$1387
33 km or 21 mi Nurmijarvi
$1297
34 km or 21 mi Jarvenpaa
$1433
47 km or 29 mi Porvoo
$1319
49 km or 30 mi Lohja
$1277
51 km or 32 mi Hyvinkaa
$1208
63 km or 39 mi Riihimaki
$1442
78 km or 48 mi Maardu
$861
83 km or 51 mi Tallinn
$1145
86 km or 53 mi Raseborg
$1342
96 km or 59 mi Hameenlinna
$1229
98 km or 61 mi Lahti
$1347
102 km or 63 mi Salo
$1329
115 km or 72 mi Kotka
$1276
122 km or 76 mi Rakvere
$837
124 km or 77 mi Kouvola
$1261
131 km or 81 mi Valkeakoski
$1319
132 km or 82 mi Hamina
$1297
143 km or 89 mi Kaarina
$1300
150 km or 93 mi Turku
$1397
156 km or 97 mi Raisio
$1294
157 km or 98 mi Kohtla-Jarve
$842
160 km or 100 mi Tampere
$1329
164 km or 102 mi Nokia
$1298
169 km or 105 mi Ylojarvi
$1294
170 km or 106 mi Sastamala
$1296
181 km or 113 mi Sillamae
$783
188 km or 117 mi Jamsa
$1291
201 km or 125 mi Parnu
$863
203 km or 126 mi Lappeenranta
$1261
203 km or 126 mi Narva
$743
205 km or 127 mi Viljandi
$703
210 km or 131 mi Mikkeli
$1361
214 km or 133 mi Rauma
$1175
224 km or 139 mi Pori
$1248
224 km or 139 mi Tartu
$891