Changwon vs Kumamoto - Cost of Living Comparison

Changwon Kumamoto
🚶 Cost of living one person
$955
$1200
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2652
$2464
🏠 One person rent
$378
$569
🏘️ Family rent
$722
$602
🍽️ Food expenses
$394
$399
🚐 Transport expenses
$98.4
$154
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1866
$2462
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Good
✈️ Airport proximity
28 km
15 km
🎓 Higher education
68
59
😀 Quality of life
72
73
🏙️ Population
1.05M
738K

The cost of living in Changwon is 20% less expensive than in Kumamoto. Cities ranked 5497th and 4010th ($955 vs $1200) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 26th and 15th in South Korea and Japan, respectively. Check South Korea vs Japan comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2 months in Changwon compared to 2.1 months in Kumamoto. Changwon ranked 17th best city to live in South Korea vs Kumamoto ranked 313th in Japan, while ranked 1583rd and 1254th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Changwon vs Kumamoto

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Changwon Kumamoto
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.48
$6.47
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$24.6
$30
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.75
$5.72
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.62
$5.6
 Cappuccino
$3.51
$4.91
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.14
$0.76
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$585
$893
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$229
$329
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1831
$821
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$308
$333
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$60.6
$82.2
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$92.6
$127
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$16.6
$44.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.98%
1.53%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$7372
$3793
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4311
$2241
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.11
$1.87
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$51.7
$67.6
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$8.64
$24.5
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.23
$1.06
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.69
$1.44
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.75
$1.84
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.52
$5.37
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.12
$1.77
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$20.1
$14.4
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.51
$6.48
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$25.6
$11.2
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.72
$5.8
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.92
$2.26
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.31
$4.03
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.1
$3.89
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.18
$2.33
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.16
$1.37
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.73
$0.61
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.94
$1.47
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$15.9
$11.4
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.93
$1.62
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.96
$2.84
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.67
$9.34
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.6
$4.13
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.51
$1.24
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.34
$1.36
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$38.9
$50.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$8.07
$12.9
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$14.9
$15.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$8
$11.9
👖 Brand Jeans
$67.4
$27.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$85.6
$50.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$571
$219
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$26606
$11248

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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 Kumamoto

Distance City Cost of living
11 km or 6.8 mi Mashiki
$1020
13 km or 7.9 mi Koshi
$1026
13 km or 8.1 mi Uto
$1019
14 km or 8.6 mi Kikuyo
$1023
17 km or 11 mi Uki
$1022
18 km or 11 mi Ozu
$1021
19 km or 12 mi Tamana
$1026
23 km or 14 mi Kikuchi
$1022
24 km or 15 mi Yamaga
$1026
32 km or 20 mi Yatsushiro
$1025
32 km or 20 mi Arao
$1024
34 km or 21 mi Shimabara
$1023
35 km or 21 mi Kami-Amakusa
$1020
35 km or 22 mi Omuta
$1022
41 km or 25 mi Minamishimabara
$1021
43 km or 27 mi Aso
$1020
44 km or 28 mi Miyama
$1020
48 km or 30 mi Yame
$1021
48 km or 30 mi Unzen
$1023
49 km or 30 mi Yanagawa
$1023
49 km or 31 mi Chikugo
$1020
54 km or 34 mi Okawa
$1022
60 km or 37 mi Kurume
$1095
61 km or 38 mi Isahaya
$1029
61 km or 38 mi Amakusa
$1023
61 km or 38 mi Ukiha
$1019
62 km or 39 mi Hita
$1020
63 km or 39 mi Miyaki
$1020
64 km or 40 mi Saga
$1057
64 km or 40 mi Kanzaki
$1020
66 km or 41 mi Kashima
$1023
66 km or 41 mi Hitoyoshi
$1017
66 km or 41 mi Shiroishi
$1022
67 km or 41 mi Tosu
$1022
68 km or 42 mi Ogori
$1020
68 km or 42 mi Taketa
$1021
68 km or 42 mi Ogi
$1022
69 km or 43 mi Asakura
$1020
70 km or 43 mi Ureshino
$1023
70 km or 44 mi Omura
$1022