Cheonan vs Medan - Cost of Living Comparison

Cheonan Medan
🚶 Cost of living one person
$930
$504
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2325
$1348
🏠 One person rent
$404
$192
🏘️ Family rent
$650
$385
🍽️ Food expenses
$352
$214
🚐 Transport expenses
$86.1
$37.5
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1518
$314
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
20 km
12 km
🎓 Higher education
64
46
😀 Quality of life
66
45
🏙️ Population
652K
2.11M

The cost of living in Cheonan is 85% more expensive than in Medan. Cities ranked 5616th and 8292nd ($930 vs $504) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 39th and 24th in South Korea and Indonesia, respectively. Check South Korea vs Indonesia comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.6 months in Cheonan compared to 0.6 months in Medan. Cheonan ranked 51st best city to live in South Korea vs Medan ranked 15th in Indonesia, while ranked 3761st and 6588th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Cheonan vs Medan

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Cheonan Medan
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.72
$1.8
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$22.7
$13
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.11
$3.3
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.03
$4.49
 Cappuccino
$3.32
$2.75
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.06
$0.67
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$414
$262
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$278
$124
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$685
$410
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$458
$311
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$88.9
$25.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$137
$39.8
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$10.2
$15.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.53%
9.53%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6901
$2052
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4581
$900
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.03
$0.34
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$60.7
$8.05
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.37
$3.97
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.26
$0.55
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.77
$1.39
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.06
$1.26
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.86
$1.26
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.8
$1.21
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.47
$7.7
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.78
$2.63
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.8
$6.85
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.87
$2.3
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.98
$0.96
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.38
$1.09
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.42
$0.65
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.96
$0.89
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.52
$1.73
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.66
$0.29
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.39
$1.06
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.77
$38.8
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.51
$2.24
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.41
$1.23
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.9
$2.22
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.87
$2.68
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.4
$0.92
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.88
$0.84
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$44.7
$24.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$8.42
$3.5
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$29.8
$16.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.47
$2.92
👖 Brand Jeans
$59.8
$45.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$74.5
$77.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$321
$100
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$18731
$11332

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$939
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$904
48 km or 30 mi Yongin
$1049
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$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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$462
67 km or 41 mi Tebing Tinggi
$489
90 km or 56 mi Pematangsiantar
$322
119 km or 74 mi Langsa
$490
148 km or 92 mi Tanjungbalai
$488
238 km or 148 mi Lhokseumawe
$488
264 km or 164 mi Teluk Intan
$533
264 km or 164 mi Taiping
$552
264 km or 164 mi Padangsidempuan
$493
268 km or 166 mi George Town
$510
269 km or 167 mi Butterworth
$518
286 km or 178 mi Ipoh
$561
298 km or 185 mi Sungai Petani
$526
307 km or 191 mi Gunungsitoli
$486
317 km or 197 mi Klang
$591
322 km or 200 mi Ko Lipe
$534
324 km or 201 mi Langkawi
$498
325 km or 202 mi Shah Alam
$635
331 km or 206 mi Alor Setar
$508
332 km or 206 mi Subang Jaya
$642
332 km or 206 mi Petaling Jaya
$625
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$694
342 km or 212 mi Cyberjaya
$450
345 km or 215 mi Putrajaya
$495
352 km or 219 mi Kangar
$486
378 km or 235 mi Seremban
$547
381 km or 237 mi Dumai
$493
422 km or 262 mi Hat Yai
$548
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$462
431 km or 268 mi Malacca
$530
445 km or 277 mi Ko Lanta
$536
466 km or 289 mi Pekanbaru
$562
468 km or 291 mi Muar
$552
470 km or 292 mi Phuket
$637
483 km or 300 mi Kota Bharu
$460
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$661
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$543
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$527
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$541
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$416