Chengdu vs Seongnam - Cost of Living Comparison

Chengdu Seongnam
🚶 Cost of living one person
$752
$1022
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2071
$2532
🏠 One person rent
$305
$477
🏘️ Family rent
$582
$922
🍽️ Food expenses
$270
$368
🚐 Transport expenses
$89.8
$82.6
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$824
$2877
😷 Air quality
Bad
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
12 km
2 km
🎓 Higher education
92
98
😀 Quality of life
73
78
🏙️ Population
20.9M
949K

The cost of living in Chengdu is 26% less expensive than in Seongnam. Cities ranked 6241st and 4898th ($752 vs $1022) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 63rd and 9th 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 2.8 months in Seongnam. Chengdu ranked 8th best city to live in China vs Seongnam ranked 4th in South Korea, while ranked 1437th and 475th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Chengdu vs Seongnam

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Chengdu Seongnam
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.8
$5.06
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$24.3
$36.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.15
$4.48
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.17
$2.67
 Cappuccino
$4.31
$3.44
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.44
$1.29
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$389
$437
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$231
$369
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$941
$978
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$419
$740
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$28.9
$76.3
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$44.9
$116
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$13.7
$17.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.41%
3.63%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3942
$11531
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2111
$6089
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.3
$1.15
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24.5
$45.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.85
$6.74
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.2
$1.18
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.13
$1.6
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.53
$1.54
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.35
$1.82
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.37
$2.6
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$19.2
$11.2
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.35
$6.8
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.8
$19.5
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.82
$4.99
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.32
$2.79
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.28
$2.7
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.3
$4.44
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.87
$2.47
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.84
$2.05
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.43
$0.46
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.29
$1.89
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$16.3
$19.3
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.98
$2.3
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.02
$3.47
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.36
$6.18
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.51
$2.28
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.5
$1.77
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.49
$0.93
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$34.7
$44.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.97
$8.37
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$23.1
$30.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.25
$7.99
👖 Brand Jeans
$77.6
$76.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$89.3
$76.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$350
$231
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$18385
$8188

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Distance City Cost of living
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

Cities near Seongnam

Distance City Cost of living
3.1 km or 1.9 mi Siheung
$945
11 km or 7 mi Gwangju
$927
13 km or 8.1 mi Hanam
$906
13 km or 8.2 mi Gwacheon
$897
17 km or 11 mi Guri
$906
18 km or 11 mi Uiwang
$901
19 km or 12 mi Gunpo
$975
19 km or 12 mi Anyang
$1102
20 km or 13 mi Seoul
$1460
20 km or 13 mi Suwon
$977
23 km or 14 mi Namyangju
$970
23 km or 14 mi Yongin
$1049
24 km or 15 mi Gwangmyeong
$928
31 km or 19 mi Ansan
$921
32 km or 20 mi Bucheon
$1121
32 km or 20 mi Icheon
$979
33 km or 21 mi Osan
$912
36 km or 22 mi Uijeongbu
$998
36 km or 22 mi Goyang
$1002
39 km or 24 mi Yangju
$912
42 km or 26 mi Hwaseong
$965
43 km or 26 mi Gimpo
$979
43 km or 27 mi Incheon
$1002
47 km or 29 mi Yeoju
$902
50 km or 31 mi Anseong
$912
50 km or 31 mi Pyeongtaek
$809
51 km or 32 mi Pocheon
$906
52 km or 32 mi Paju
$941
53 km or 33 mi Dongducheon
$911
70 km or 44 mi Wonju
$857
70 km or 44 mi Cheonan
$930
71 km or 44 mi Chuncheon
$834
75 km or 47 mi Dangjin
$904
78 km or 49 mi Kaesong
$1473
88 km or 54 mi Chungju
$1004
94 km or 59 mi Cheongju
$880
95 km or 59 mi Seosan
$872
101 km or 63 mi Jecheon
$932
107 km or 66 mi Sejong
$928
109 km or 68 mi Gongju
$939