Chengdu vs Daegu - Cost of Living Comparison

Chengdu Daegu
🚶 Cost of living one person
$752
$918
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2071
$2655
🏠 One person rent
$305
$332
🏘️ Family rent
$582
$789
🍽️ Food expenses
$270
$367
🚐 Transport expenses
$89.8
$115
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$824
$1782
😷 Air quality
Bad
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
12 km
6 km
🎓 Higher education
92
73
😀 Quality of life
73
71
🏙️ Population
20.9M
2.46M

The cost of living in Chengdu is 18% less expensive than in Daegu. Cities ranked 6241st and 5656th ($752 vs $918) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 63rd and 50th in China and South Korea, respectively. Check China vs South Korea comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.1 months in Chengdu compared to 1.9 months in Daegu. Chengdu ranked 8th best city to live in China vs Daegu ranked 24th in South Korea, while ranked 1437th and 1921st among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Chengdu vs Daegu

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Chengdu Daegu
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.8
$4.92
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$24.3
$24.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.15
$4.81
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.17
$2.99
 Cappuccino
$4.31
$3.48
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.44
$1.26
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$389
$327
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$231
$221
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$941
$854
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$419
$614
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$28.9
$71.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$44.9
$109
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$13.7
$17.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.41%
3.5%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3942
$4699
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2111
$5555
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.3
$0.96
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24.5
$33.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.85
$10.6
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.2
$1.25
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.13
$1.85
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.53
$1.97
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.35
$2.69
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.37
$2.62
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$19.2
$14
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.35
$7.09
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.8
$21.7
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.82
$5.13
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.32
$3.03
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.28
$3.84
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.3
$3.79
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.87
$2.79
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.84
$2.1
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.43
$0.53
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.29
$1.59
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$16.3
$12.7
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.98
$1.72
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.02
$3.11
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.36
$3.97
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.51
$4.66
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.5
$2.6
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.49
$1.61
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$34.7
$39.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.97
$7.94
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$23.1
$61.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.25
$8.01
👖 Brand Jeans
$77.6
$64.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$89.3
$75.5
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$350
$319
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$18385
$18665

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38 km or 24 mi Chongzhou
$664
38 km or 24 mi Pengzhou
$668
41 km or 25 mi Guanghan
$662
53 km or 33 mi Shifang
$652
55 km or 34 mi Jianyang
$678
56 km or 35 mi Dujiangyan
$664
60 km or 38 mi Deyang
$724
65 km or 40 mi Qionglai
$662
71 km or 44 mi Meishan
$714
77 km or 48 mi Mianzhu
$657
81 km or 50 mi Ziyang
$710
110 km or 68 mi Mianyang
$566
124 km or 77 mi Leshan
$721
127 km or 79 mi Ya'an
$693
127 km or 79 mi Shehong
$672
131 km or 81 mi Emeishan
$652
139 km or 87 mi Jiangyou
$670
145 km or 90 mi Suining
$720
153 km or 95 mi Neijiang
$785
161 km or 100 mi Zigong
$688
188 km or 117 mi Longchang
$663
193 km or 120 mi Nanchong
$677
208 km or 129 mi Langzhong
$668
219 km or 136 mi Yibin
$731
237 km or 148 mi Luzhou
$737
247 km or 153 mi Guang'an
$722
259 km or 161 mi Guangyuan
$710
261 km or 162 mi Huaying
$650
265 km or 165 mi Chongqing
$725
288 km or 179 mi Bazhong
$721
333 km or 207 mi Dazhou
$719
341 km or 212 mi Longnan
$704
353 km or 220 mi Xichang
$675
372 km or 231 mi Zhaotong
$748
388 km or 241 mi Hanzhong
$720
390 km or 243 mi Renhuai
$665
392 km or 244 mi Bijie
$768
408 km or 253 mi Wanyuan
$653
431 km or 268 mi Zunyi
$733
459 km or 285 mi Liupanshui
$703

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Distance City Cost of living
13 km or 8.2 mi Gyeongsan
$922
33 km or 20 mi Yeongcheon
$792
44 km or 27 mi Miryang
$861
44 km or 27 mi Gumi
$951
52 km or 32 mi Gimcheon
$925
56 km or 35 mi Gyeongju
$1184
66 km or 41 mi Changwon
$955
71 km or 44 mi Yangsan
$909
71 km or 44 mi Pohang
$775
73 km or 45 mi Sangju
$981
74 km or 46 mi Sacheon
$795
74 km or 46 mi Ulsan
$1066
75 km or 46 mi Gimhae
$839
76 km or 47 mi Masan
$945
79 km or 49 mi Andong
$800
88 km or 55 mi Jinju
$765
88 km or 55 mi Mungyeong
$897
94 km or 58 mi Busan
$1031
106 km or 66 mi Yeongju
$963
113 km or 70 mi Geoje
$945
115 km or 71 mi Tongyeong
$900
121 km or 75 mi Namwon
$895
122 km or 76 mi Daejeon
$944
130 km or 81 mi Gyeryong
$896
131 km or 81 mi Jeonju
$791
131 km or 82 mi Gwangyang
$963
131 km or 82 mi Cheongju
$880
137 km or 85 mi Chungju
$1004
137 km or 85 mi Sejong
$928
141 km or 88 mi Nonsan
$928
143 km or 89 mi Suncheon
$923
145 km or 90 mi Jecheon
$932
148 km or 92 mi Gongju
$939
148 km or 92 mi Iksan
$925
149 km or 93 mi Taebaek
$893
150 km or 93 mi Yeosu
$1003
154 km or 96 mi Gimje
$944
160 km or 100 mi Asan
$927
161 km or 100 mi Jeongeup
$901
167 km or 103 mi Cheonan
$930