Cheonan vs Essen - Cost of Living Comparison

Cheonan Essen
🚶 Cost of living one person
$930
$1102
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2325
$2627
🏠 One person rent
$404
$493
🏘️ Family rent
$650
$727
🍽️ Food expenses
$352
$337
🚐 Transport expenses
$86.1
$145
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1518
$2833
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Good
✈️ Airport proximity
20 km
25 km
🎓 Higher education
64
95
😀 Quality of life
66
81
🏙️ Population
652K
582K

The cost of living in Cheonan is 16% less expensive than in Essen. Cities ranked 5616th and 4292nd ($930 vs $1102) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 39th and 638th in South Korea and Germany, respectively. Check South Korea vs Germany comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.6 months in Cheonan compared to 2.6 months in Essen. Cheonan ranked 51st best city to live in South Korea vs Essen ranked 26th in Germany, while ranked 3761st and 298th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Cheonan vs Essen

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Cheonan Essen
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.72
$7.7
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$22.7
$32.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.11
$6.96
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.03
$3.55
 Cappuccino
$3.32
$3.22
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.06
$2.83
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$414
$502
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$278
$348
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$685
$861
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$458
$492
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$88.9
$88
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$137
$135
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$10.2
$25.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.53%
1.95%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6901
$5651
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4581
$4113
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.03
$3.07
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$60.7
$68.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.37
$22.8
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.26
$1.47
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.77
$0.97
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.06
$1.35
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.86
$1.34
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.8
$2.49
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.47
$9.82
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.78
$8.49
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.8
$12.7
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.87
$2.36
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.98
$1.67
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.38
$1.85
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.42
$2.4
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.96
$1.33
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.52
$0.9
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.66
$0.28
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.39
$1.81
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.77
$6.02
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.51
$0.82
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.41
$6.06
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.9
$10.5
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.87
$2.4
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.4
$1.39
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.88
$1.41
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$44.7
$22.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$8.42
$9.53
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$29.8
$78
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.47
$13.5
👖 Brand Jeans
$59.8
$84.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$74.5
$84.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$321
$295
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$18731
$10501

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22 km or 13 mi Pyeongtaek
$809
25 km or 16 mi Anseong
$912
35 km or 22 mi Cheongju
$880
37 km or 23 mi Sejong
$928
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
9.5 km or 5.9 mi Gelsenkirchen
$1351
9.6 km or 6 mi Mulheim
$1233
10 km or 6.3 mi Bottrop
$1197
11 km or 7.1 mi Oberhausen
$1498
12 km or 7.8 mi Velbert
$1216
13 km or 8.3 mi Hattingen
$1217
14 km or 8.4 mi Gladbeck
$1214
14 km or 8.8 mi Heiligenhaus
$1216
15 km or 9 mi Bochum
$1118
18 km or 11 mi Herne
$1086
18 km or 11 mi Duisburg
$1001
19 km or 12 mi Herten
$1219
19 km or 12 mi Wulfrath
$1215
19 km or 12 mi Sprockhovel
$1219
20 km or 13 mi Ratingen
$1215
22 km or 14 mi Witten
$1215
23 km or 14 mi Recklinghausen
$1202
23 km or 14 mi Mettmann
$1218
23 km or 14 mi Dinslaken
$1222
24 km or 15 mi Dorsten
$1221
24 km or 15 mi Castrop-Rauxel
$1217
24 km or 15 mi Wuppertal
$1076
25 km or 16 mi Marl
$1216
26 km or 16 mi Erkrath
$1221
27 km or 17 mi Schwelm
$1219
27 km or 17 mi Oer-Erkenschwick
$1218
27 km or 17 mi Moers
$1186
27 km or 17 mi Wetter
$1221
28 km or 17 mi Gevelsberg
$1214
28 km or 18 mi Voerde
$1214
28 km or 18 mi Ennepetal
$1212
29 km or 18 mi Haan
$1215
30 km or 18 mi Dusseldorf
$1470
30 km or 18 mi Herdecke
$1221
30 km or 19 mi Rheinberg
$1218
31 km or 20 mi Hilden
$1218
32 km or 20 mi Neukirchen-Vluyn
$1216
32 km or 20 mi Waltrop
$1215
32 km or 20 mi Solingen
$969
32 km or 20 mi Datteln
$1211