Changwon vs Pohang - Cost of Living Comparison

Changwon Pohang
🚶 Cost of living one person
$955
$775
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2652
$2379
🏠 One person rent
$378
$262
🏘️ Family rent
$722
$706
🍽️ Food expenses
$394
$382
🚐 Transport expenses
$98.4
$60.1
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1866
$2388
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
28 km
7 km
🎓 Higher education
68
59
😀 Quality of life
72
71
🏙️ Population
1.05M
520K

The cost of living in Changwon is 23% more expensive than in Pohang. Cities ranked 5497th and 6147th ($955 vs $775) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 26th and 86th in South Korea.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2 months in Changwon compared to 3.1 months in Pohang. Ranked 17th vs 27th best cities to live in South Korea, and 1583rd vs 1985th among the best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Changwon vs Pohang

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Changwon Pohang
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.48
$5.38
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$24.6
$25.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.75
$4.59
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.62
$1.91
 Cappuccino
$3.51
$2.8
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.14
$1.3
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$585
$240
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$229
$161
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1831
$1322
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$308
$405
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$60.6
$59.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$92.6
$92.3
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$16.6
$25.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.98%
3%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$7372
$6220
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4311
$2330
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.11
$0.92
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$51.7
$39.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$8.64
$6.19
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.23
$1.17
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.69
$2.02
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.75
$2.29
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.52
$3.38
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.12
$2.44
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$20.1
$25.6
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.51
$10.9
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$25.6
$19.3
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.72
$5.75
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.92
$2.84
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.31
$2.66
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.1
$2.41
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.18
$1.14
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.16
$1.92
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.73
$0.54
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.94
$2.4
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$15.9
$6.12
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.93
$1.72
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.96
$3.46
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.67
$4.99
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.6
$4.84
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.51
$2.36
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.34
$1.86
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$38.9
$23.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$8.07
$6.86
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$14.9
$29.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$8
$7.43
👖 Brand Jeans
$67.4
$36.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$85.6
$61.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$571
$508
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$26606
$17030

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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 Pohang

Distance City Cost of living
24 km or 15 mi Gyeongju
$1184
39 km or 24 mi Yeongcheon
$792
54 km or 33 mi Ulsan
$1066
62 km or 38 mi Gyeongsan
$922
71 km or 44 mi Daegu
$918
82 km or 51 mi Miryang
$861
83 km or 51 mi Andong
$800
83 km or 51 mi Yangsan
$909
93 km or 58 mi Gumi
$951
99 km or 61 mi Gimhae
$839
106 km or 66 mi Changwon
$955
108 km or 67 mi Busan
$1031
110 km or 68 mi Yeongju
$963
113 km or 70 mi Gimcheon
$925
116 km or 72 mi Sangju
$981
120 km or 74 mi Masan
$945
122 km or 76 mi Mungyeong
$897
127 km or 79 mi Sacheon
$795
131 km or 82 mi Taebaek
$893
149 km or 92 mi Jinju
$765
149 km or 93 mi Geoje
$945
157 km or 98 mi Tongyeong
$900
158 km or 98 mi Samcheok
$898
160 km or 100 mi Jecheon
$932
165 km or 103 mi Chungju
$1004
170 km or 105 mi Donghae
$936
180 km or 112 mi Tsushima Island
$1024
181 km or 112 mi Cheongju
$880
181 km or 113 mi Daejeon
$944
192 km or 119 mi Namwon
$895
192 km or 119 mi Gyeryong
$896
193 km or 120 mi Gwangyang
$963
193 km or 120 mi Sejong
$928
194 km or 121 mi Wonju
$857
196 km or 122 mi Gangneung
$905
201 km or 125 mi Jeonju
$791
204 km or 126 mi Tsushima
$1021
206 km or 128 mi Nonsan
$928
206 km or 128 mi Gongju
$939
208 km or 129 mi Suncheon
$923