Changwon vs Okayama - Cost of Living Comparison

Changwon Okayama
🚶 Cost of living one person
$955
$1155
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2652
$2487
🏠 One person rent
$378
$542
🏘️ Family rent
$722
$733
🍽️ Food expenses
$394
$360
🚐 Transport expenses
$98.4
$167
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1866
$2485
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Good
✈️ Airport proximity
28 km
13 km
🎓 Higher education
68
68
😀 Quality of life
72
73
🏙️ Population
1.05M
720K

The cost of living in Changwon is 17% less expensive than in Okayama. Cities ranked 5497th and 4138th ($955 vs $1155) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 26th and 25th 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 2.2 months in Okayama. Changwon ranked 17th best city to live in South Korea vs Okayama ranked 291st in Japan, while ranked 1583rd and 1173rd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Changwon vs Okayama

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Changwon Okayama
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.48
$5.11
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$24.6
$18.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.75
$4.67
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.62
$2.63
 Cappuccino
$3.51
$3.21
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.14
$1.13
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$585
$702
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$229
$349
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1831
$829
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$308
$493
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$60.6
$97.7
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$92.6
$150
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$16.6
$23.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.98%
1%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$7372
$3961
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4311
$2448
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.11
$1.52
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$51.7
$64.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$8.64
$30.7
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.23
$0.9
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.69
$1.36
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.75
$1.77
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.52
$3.59
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.12
$1.48
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$20.1
$15.2
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.51
$6.57
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$25.6
$16.4
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.72
$3.93
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.92
$2.53
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.31
$4.05
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.1
$4.49
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.18
$2.8
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.16
$2.15
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.73
$0.5
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.94
$1.38
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$15.9
$7.75
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.93
$1.96
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.96
$3.77
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.67
$10.4
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.6
$3.65
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.51
$1.08
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.34
$1.83
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$38.9
$52.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$8.07
$12.1
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$14.9
$34.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$8
$6.36
👖 Brand Jeans
$67.4
$43.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$85.6
$51
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$571
$76
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$26606
$5414

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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
15 km or 9.3 mi Akaiwa
$1023
15 km or 9.4 mi Kurashiki
$1015
16 km or 9.8 mi Soja
$1021
16 km or 10 mi Setouchi
$1018
18 km or 11 mi Tamano
$1022
27 km or 17 mi Bizen
$1019
32 km or 20 mi Takahashi
$1021
33 km or 21 mi Asakuchi
$1023
37 km or 23 mi Sakaide
$1021
41 km or 25 mi Kasaoka
$1024
42 km or 26 mi Marugame
$1025
42 km or 26 mi Ibara
$1024
43 km or 27 mi Sanuki
$1021
44 km or 28 mi Takamatsu
$832
45 km or 28 mi Ayagawa
$1022
45 km or 28 mi Tadotsu
$1021
45 km or 28 mi Ako
$1023
45 km or 28 mi Mimasaka
$1020
47 km or 29 mi Miki
$1020
48 km or 30 mi Zentsuji
$1020
50 km or 31 mi Maniwa
$1020
53 km or 33 mi Aioi
$1020
54 km or 34 mi Fukuyama
$1100
55 km or 34 mi Niimi
$1023
56 km or 35 mi Tsuyama
$1026
59 km or 37 mi Mitoyo
$1021
61 km or 38 mi Higashikagawa
$1018
62 km or 38 mi Tatsuno
$1020
63 km or 39 mi Kan'onji
$1024
63 km or 39 mi Fuchu
$1020
64 km or 40 mi Taishi
$1021
70 km or 43 mi Shiso
$1022
70 km or 44 mi Awa
$1022
70 km or 44 mi Miyoshi
$1018
70 km or 44 mi Mima
$1023
70 km or 44 mi Onomichi
$1015
72 km or 45 mi Himeji
$1164
77 km or 48 mi Yoshinogawa
$1021
79 km or 49 mi Aizumi
$1022
80 km or 50 mi Ishii
$1023