Cheonan vs Sendai - Cost of Living Comparison

Cheonan Sendai
🚶 Cost of living one person
$930
$1128
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2325
$2850
🏠 One person rent
$404
$434
🏘️ Family rent
$650
$810
🍽️ Food expenses
$352
$407
🚐 Transport expenses
$86.1
$169
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1518
$2611
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
20 km
15 km
🎓 Higher education
64
74
😀 Quality of life
66
79
🏙️ Population
652K
1.06M

The cost of living in Cheonan is 17% less expensive than in Sendai. Cities ranked 5616th and 4228th ($930 vs $1128) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 39th and 40th in South Korea and Japan, respectively. Check South Korea vs Japan comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.6 months in Cheonan compared to 2.3 months in Sendai. Cheonan ranked 51st best city to live in South Korea vs Sendai ranked 62nd in Japan, while ranked 3761st and 408th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Cheonan vs Sendai

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Cheonan Sendai
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.72
$5.3
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$22.7
$31.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.11
$4.98
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.03
$3.71
 Cappuccino
$3.32
$3.23
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.06
$0.93
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$414
$473
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$278
$291
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$685
$875
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$458
$613
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$88.9
$73.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$137
$112
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$10.2
$33
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.53%
1.39%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6901
$1207
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4581
$978
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.03
$2.08
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$60.7
$97.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.37
$15.7
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.26
$1.13
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.77
$1.5
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.06
$1.59
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.86
$1.9
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.8
$1.92
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.47
$18.5
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.78
$8.4
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.8
$23.9
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.87
$3.44
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.98
$2.27
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.38
$5.63
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.42
$4.59
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.96
$3.06
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.52
$2.26
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.66
$0.47
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.39
$1.48
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.77
$9.53
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.51
$2.44
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.41
$4.05
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.9
$12.7
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.87
$5.23
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.4
$1.5
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.88
$1.5
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$44.7
$59.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$8.42
$13.1
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$29.8
$75.4
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.47
$15.9
👖 Brand Jeans
$59.8
$29.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$74.5
$58.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$321
$207
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$18731
$9064

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22 km or 13 mi Pyeongtaek
$809
25 km or 16 mi Anseong
$912
35 km or 22 mi Cheongju
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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
11 km or 6.8 mi Natori
$1020
12 km or 7.2 mi Rifu
$1021
12 km or 7.5 mi Tagajo
$1023
14 km or 8.7 mi Tomiya
$1022
14 km or 8.9 mi Shiogama
$1021
18 km or 11 mi Iwanuma
$1023
20 km or 12 mi Taiwa
$1021
25 km or 16 mi Shibata
$1020
26 km or 16 mi Watari
$1022
27 km or 17 mi Ogawara
$1020
33 km or 21 mi Kakuda
$1022
34 km or 21 mi Kami
$1023
35 km or 21 mi Higashimatsushima
$1020
35 km or 22 mi Misato
$1017
35 km or 22 mi Osaki
$1026
37 km or 23 mi Shiroishi
$1022
42 km or 26 mi Ishinomaki
$1026
44 km or 27 mi Tendo
$1022
45 km or 28 mi Higashine
$1022
47 km or 29 mi Yamagata
$1056
49 km or 30 mi Murayama
$1021
53 km or 33 mi Soma
$1023
53 km or 33 mi Kurihara
$1024
53 km or 33 mi Sagae
$1023
54 km or 34 mi Kaminoyama
$1020
55 km or 34 mi Tome
$1024
57 km or 35 mi Date
$1024
66 km or 41 mi Fukushima
$1156
66 km or 41 mi Takahata
$1019
67 km or 42 mi Nan'yo
$1021
70 km or 44 mi Minamisoma
$1024
74 km or 46 mi Shinjo
$1019
75 km or 46 mi Nagai
$1024
77 km or 48 mi Yonezawa
$1024
77 km or 48 mi Ichinoseki
$1023
85 km or 53 mi Nihonmatsu
$1023
94 km or 58 mi Kesennuma
$1024
94 km or 58 mi Motomiya
$1023
96 km or 59 mi Tamura
$1020
100 km or 62 mi Oshu
$1023