Cheonan vs Chiang Mai - Cost of Living Comparison

Cheonan Chiang Mai
🚶 Cost of living one person
$930
$539
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2325
$1490
🏠 One person rent
$404
$249
🏘️ Family rent
$650
$544
🍽️ Food expenses
$352
$201
🚐 Transport expenses
$86.1
$25.8
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1518
$442
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
20 km
3 km
🎓 Higher education
64
49
😀 Quality of life
66
60
🏙️ Population
652K
127K

The cost of living in Cheonan is 73% more expensive than in Chiang Mai. Cities ranked 5616th and 7993rd ($930 vs $539) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 39th and 12th in South Korea and Thailand, respectively. Check South Korea vs Thailand comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.6 months in Cheonan compared to 0.8 months in Chiang Mai. Cheonan ranked 51st best city to live in South Korea vs Chiang Mai ranked 2nd in Thailand, while ranked 3761st and 5180th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Cheonan vs Chiang Mai

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Cheonan Chiang Mai
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.72
$1.5
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$22.7
$13.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.11
$5.5
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.03
$1.69
 Cappuccino
$3.32
$1.57
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.06
$0.51
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$414
$269
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$278
$176
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$685
$681
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$458
$418
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$88.9
$35.8
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$137
$55.1
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$10.2
$18.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.53%
4.84%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6901
$1519
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4581
$846
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.03
$0.84
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$60.7
$27.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.37
$5.74
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.26
$1.17
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.77
$1.76
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.06
$1.24
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.86
$1.05
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.8
$1.45
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.47
$15.7
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.78
$1.79
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.8
$13.7
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.87
$1.96
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.98
$1.23
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.38
$1.44
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.42
$1.23
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.96
$1.12
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.52
$0.9
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.66
$0.29
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.39
$1.21
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.77
$13.7
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.51
$1.63
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.41
$3.94
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.9
$1.22
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.87
$3.09
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.4
$1.16
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.88
$1.79
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$44.7
$31.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$8.42
$4.1
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$29.8
$17.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.47
$3.61
👖 Brand Jeans
$59.8
$55.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$74.5
$64.5
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$321
$362
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$18731
$8203

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$912
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37 km or 23 mi Sejong
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38 km or 24 mi Osan
$912
39 km or 24 mi Gongju
$939
48 km or 30 mi Dangjin
$904
48 km or 30 mi Yongin
$1049
55 km or 34 mi Daejeon
$944
55 km or 34 mi Suwon
$977
55 km or 34 mi Asan
$927
56 km or 35 mi Hwaseong
$965
59 km or 36 mi Icheon
$979
60 km or 37 mi Gyeryong
$896
62 km or 39 mi Uiwang
$901
62 km or 39 mi Seosan
$872
65 km or 40 mi Ansan
$921
65 km or 40 mi Gunpo
$975
67 km or 42 mi Nonsan
$928
68 km or 42 mi Gwangju
$927
68 km or 42 mi Siheung
$945
68 km or 42 mi Anyang
$1102
69 km or 43 mi Yeoju
$902
70 km or 44 mi Seongnam
$1022
71 km or 44 mi Gwacheon
$897
71 km or 44 mi Boryeong
$946
72 km or 45 mi Chungju
$1004
79 km or 49 mi Gwangmyeong
$928
82 km or 51 mi Hanam
$906
84 km or 52 mi Bucheon
$1121
86 km or 53 mi Incheon
$1002
87 km or 54 mi Seoul
$1460
88 km or 54 mi Guri
$906
91 km or 56 mi Wonju
$857
92 km or 57 mi Namyangju
$970
96 km or 60 mi Mungyeong
$897
98 km or 61 mi Iksan
$925
99 km or 61 mi Goyang
$1002
99 km or 61 mi Gimpo
$979
100 km or 62 mi Sangju
$981

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Distance City Cost of living
86 km or 53 mi Pai
$533
153 km or 95 mi Chiang Rai
$498
255 km or 158 mi Hpa-an
$757
258 km or 160 mi Phitsanulok
$420
294 km or 183 mi Mawlamyine
$747
306 km or 190 mi Taunggyi
$755
308 km or 191 mi Bago
$744
317 km or 197 mi Naypyidaw
$790
353 km or 219 mi Luang Prabang
$801
363 km or 226 mi Nakhon Sawan
$479
365 km or 227 mi Vang Vieng
$833
373 km or 232 mi Yangon
$869
392 km or 244 mi Vientiane
$905
404 km or 251 mi Jinghong
$658
426 km or 265 mi Udon Thani
$468
466 km or 289 mi Mandalay
$790
485 km or 301 mi Khon Kaen
$577
489 km or 304 mi Pu'er
$712
503 km or 313 mi Pathein
$787
537 km or 334 mi Nakhon Ratchasima
$580
545 km or 339 mi Monywa
$755
551 km or 342 mi Tha Khlong
$536
561 km or 349 mi Rangsit
$485
564 km or 351 mi Nakhon Pathom
$401
566 km or 352 mi Pak Kret
$532
571 km or 355 mi Nonthaburi
$582
578 km or 359 mi Lincang
$708
584 km or 363 mi Bangkok
$848
597 km or 371 mi Pu Chao Saming Phrai
$535
597 km or 371 mi Lat Luang
$535
634 km or 394 mi Thakhek
$846
641 km or 398 mi Sa Pa
$504
656 km or 407 mi Sittwe
$737
666 km or 414 mi Chaophraya Surasak
$537
667 km or 415 mi Laem Chabang
$534
681 km or 423 mi Pattaya
$584
685 km or 426 mi Nong Prue
$535
699 km or 435 mi Hua Hin
$625
704 km or 438 mi Baoshan
$711
707 km or 439 mi Vinh
$514