Chennai vs Cheongju - Cost of Living Comparison

Chennai Cheongju
🚶 Cost of living one person
$425
$880
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1030
$2334
🏠 One person rent
$162
$293
🏘️ Family rent
$296
$516
🍽️ Food expenses
$162
$388
🚐 Transport expenses
$63.2
$109
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$568
$1689
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
16 km
9 km
🎓 Higher education
77
71
😀 Quality of life
67
68
🏙️ Population
10.3M
833K

The cost of living in Chennai is 52% less expensive than in Cheongju. Cities ranked 8684th and 5804th ($425 vs $880) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 26th and 75th in India and South Korea, respectively. Check India vs South Korea comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.3 months in Chennai compared to 1.9 months in Cheongju. Chennai ranked 2nd best city to live in India vs Cheongju ranked 37th in South Korea, while ranked 3652nd and 2903rd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Chennai vs Cheongju

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Chennai Cheongju
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.21
$5.74
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$13.1
$23.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.6
$3.36
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.51
$3.06
 Cappuccino
$1.88
$3.52
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.42
$1.27
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$182
$207
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$112
$171
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$362
$470
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$216
$320
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$26.9
$95.9
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$41.3
$147
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$8.78
$19.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
7.62%
3.51%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2011
$6961
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$686
$4066
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.25
$1.31
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$13.4
$76.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$2.71
$7.47
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.31
$1.26
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.65
$1.52
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.49
$2.41
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.58
$3.86
🥚 Eggs, x12
$0.86
$2.58
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.66
$17.1
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.78
$4.78
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.84
$30.6
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.54
$5.92
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.74
$3.01
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.32
$3.84
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.51
$3.45
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.47
$3.99
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.41
$3.07
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.24
$0.53
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.12
$2.39
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.36
$16.2
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.95
$1.87
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.75
$3.47
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$0.97
$4.89
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.63
$4.97
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.92
$2.39
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.77
$1.87
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$16.4
$51.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$2.67
$8.43
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$13.1
$30.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.93
$7.56
👖 Brand Jeans
$27.5
$59.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$40.3
$74.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$71.7
$320
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1266
$18587

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$474
124 km or 77 mi Vellore
$277
125 km or 78 mi Chittoor
$341
138 km or 85 mi Pondicherry
$328
153 km or 95 mi Nellore
$273
159 km or 99 mi Cuddalore
$337
198 km or 123 mi Madanapalle
$336
219 km or 136 mi Kadapa
$344
260 km or 162 mi Proddatur
$337
269 km or 167 mi Ongole
$338
279 km or 173 mi Salem
$351
282 km or 175 mi Thanjavur
$333
290 km or 180 mi Bangalore
$480
304 km or 189 mi Chirala
$335
305 km or 189 mi Tiruchirappalli
$335
312 km or 194 mi Hindupur
$335
328 km or 204 mi Nandyal
$348
338 km or 210 mi Anantapur
$339
339 km or 211 mi Erode
$278
344 km or 214 mi Tumkur
$301
353 km or 219 mi Tenali
$271
354 km or 220 mi Machilipatnam
$282
357 km or 222 mi Guntur
$294
361 km or 224 mi Tiruppur
$340
383 km or 238 mi Vijayawada
$424
388 km or 241 mi Kurnool
$348
396 km or 246 mi Dindigul
$338
402 km or 250 mi Mysore
$345
411 km or 256 mi Eluru
$329
423 km or 263 mi Madurai
$361
428 km or 266 mi Coimbatore
$360
428 km or 266 mi Adoni
$346
453 km or 282 mi Nalgonda
$333
462 km or 287 mi Rajahmundry
$297
463 km or 288 mi Khammam
$277
474 km or 294 mi Mahbubnagar
$336
476 km or 296 mi Kakinada
$350
482 km or 300 mi Hospet
$339
494 km or 307 mi Davanagere
$282
509 km or 317 mi Malappuram
$263

Cities near Cheongju

Distance City Cost of living
25 km or 16 mi Sejong
$928
33 km or 21 mi Daejeon
$944
35 km or 22 mi Cheonan
$930
38 km or 24 mi Gongju
$939
45 km or 28 mi Anseong
$912
46 km or 28 mi Gyeryong
$896
53 km or 33 mi Pyeongtaek
$809
54 km or 34 mi Chungju
$1004
60 km or 37 mi Nonsan
$928
60 km or 38 mi Asan
$927
64 km or 40 mi Mungyeong
$897
65 km or 40 mi Sangju
$981
68 km or 42 mi Osan
$912
71 km or 44 mi Yongin
$1049
72 km or 44 mi Icheon
$979
74 km or 46 mi Yeoju
$902
80 km or 50 mi Gimcheon
$925
82 km or 51 mi Dangjin
$904
84 km or 52 mi Suwon
$977
85 km or 53 mi Jecheon
$932
85 km or 53 mi Boryeong
$946
87 km or 54 mi Wonju
$857
88 km or 55 mi Gwangju
$927
90 km or 56 mi Hwaseong
$965
91 km or 56 mi Gumi
$951
91 km or 56 mi Iksan
$925
91 km or 57 mi Uiwang
$901
93 km or 58 mi Siheung
$945
94 km or 58 mi Seosan
$872
94 km or 59 mi Seongnam
$1022
94 km or 59 mi Gunpo
$975
96 km or 59 mi Jeonju
$791
97 km or 60 mi Ansan
$921
98 km or 61 mi Anyang
$1102
99 km or 61 mi Gwacheon
$897
101 km or 63 mi Gunsan
$941
103 km or 64 mi Hanam
$906
104 km or 64 mi Yeongju
$963
107 km or 67 mi Gimje
$944
109 km or 67 mi Gwangmyeong
$928