Cheonan vs Ningbo - Cost of Living Comparison

Cheonan Ningbo
🚶 Cost of living one person
$930
$809
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2325
$2068
🏠 One person rent
$404
$342
🏘️ Family rent
$650
$567
🍽️ Food expenses
$352
$314
🚐 Transport expenses
$86.1
$75.1
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1518
$1228
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
20 km
6 km
🎓 Higher education
64
59
😀 Quality of life
66
59
🏙️ Population
652K
9.4M

The cost of living in Cheonan is 15% more expensive than in Ningbo. Cities ranked 5616th and 6038th ($930 vs $809) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 39th and 28th in South Korea and China, respectively. Check South Korea vs China comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.6 months in Cheonan compared to 1.5 months in Ningbo. Cheonan ranked 51st best city to live in South Korea vs Ningbo ranked 18th in China, while ranked 3761st and 5369th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Cheonan vs Ningbo

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Cheonan Ningbo
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.72
$5.76
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$22.7
$23.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.11
$4.99
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.03
$3.05
 Cappuccino
$3.32
$3.91
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.06
$0.38
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$414
$389
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$278
$279
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$685
$709
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$458
$462
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$88.9
$28.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$137
$43.2
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$10.2
$12.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.53%
5.04%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6901
$6109
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4581
$3384
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.03
$0.52
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$60.7
$14.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.37
$4.65
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.26
$1.11
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.77
$2.21
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.06
$2.06
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.86
$1.33
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.8
$1.69
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.47
$19.1
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.78
$4.78
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.8
$11.3
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.87
$1.64
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.98
$1.84
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.38
$2.95
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.42
$1.44
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.96
$0.92
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.52
$1.15
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.66
$0.47
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.39
$1.15
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.77
$10.4
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.51
$0.76
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.41
$3.62
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.9
$14
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.87
$4.27
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.4
$2.6
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.88
$2.21
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$44.7
$58.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$8.42
$7.45
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$29.8
$15
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.47
$4.82
👖 Brand Jeans
$59.8
$55
👟 Brand Sneakers
$74.5
$73.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$321
$490
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$18731
$8160

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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
55 km or 34 mi Zhoushan
$680
94 km or 58 mi Shaoxing
$745
120 km or 75 mi Linhai
$675
124 km or 77 mi Jiaxing
$730
139 km or 87 mi Hangzhou
$882
144 km or 89 mi Shanghai
$1413
150 km or 93 mi Pudong
$759
156 km or 97 mi Yiwu
$696
167 km or 104 mi Wenling
$688
177 km or 110 mi Kunshan
$699
178 km or 111 mi Huzhou
$720
180 km or 112 mi Taicang
$677
182 km or 113 mi Suzhou
$921
203 km or 126 mi Jinhua
$852
212 km or 132 mi Changshu
$689
216 km or 134 mi Qidong
$677
224 km or 139 mi Wuxi
$861
224 km or 139 mi Lishui
$768
226 km or 140 mi Wenzhou
$968
227 km or 141 mi Haimen
$673
234 km or 146 mi Yixing
$678
234 km or 146 mi Guangde
$657
242 km or 150 mi Zhangjiagang
$686
243 km or 151 mi Nantong
$1047
249 km or 155 mi Rui'an
$687
257 km or 160 mi Jiangyin
$681
260 km or 162 mi Ningguo
$651
262 km or 163 mi Liyang
$666
263 km or 163 mi Changzhou
$782
267 km or 166 mi Jingjiang
$665
278 km or 173 mi Quzhou
$520
294 km or 182 mi Xuancheng
$732
294 km or 183 mi Taixing
$678
294 km or 183 mi Rugao
$682
302 km or 187 mi Danyang
$669
310 km or 193 mi Yangzhong
$649
313 km or 194 mi Huangshan
$684
313 km or 195 mi Hai'an
$669
325 km or 202 mi Jurong
$664
327 km or 203 mi Zhenjiang
$588