Cheonan vs South Tarawa - Cost of Living Comparison

Cheonan South Tarawa
🚶 Cost of living one person
$930
$499
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2325
$1192
🏠 One person rent
$404
$229
🏘️ Family rent
$650
$402
🍽️ Food expenses
$352
$194
🚐 Transport expenses
$86.1
$22.1
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1518
$314
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
20 km
20 km
🎓 Higher education
64
1
😀 Quality of life
66
25
🏙️ Population
652K
63.4K

The cost of living in Cheonan is 87% more expensive than in South Tarawa. Cities ranked 5616th and 8339th ($930 vs $499) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 39th and 1st in South Korea and Kiribati, respectively. Check South Korea vs Kiribati comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.6 months in Cheonan compared to 0.6 months in South Tarawa. Cheonan ranked 51st best city to live in South Korea vs South Tarawa ranked 1st in Kiribati, while ranked 3761st and 8849th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Cheonan vs South Tarawa

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Cheonan South Tarawa
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.72
$3.29
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$22.7
$18.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.11
$4.57
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.03
$1.61
 Cappuccino
$3.32
$1.53
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.06
$0.64
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$414
$217
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$278
$143
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$685
$437
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$458
$280
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$88.9
$36.7
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$137
$56.2
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$10.2
$35
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.53%
12.09%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6901
$901
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4581
$545
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.03
$0.43
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$60.7
$17.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.37
$6.87
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.26
$0.95
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.77
$0.99
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.06
$0.68
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.86
$1.06
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.8
$1.46
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.47
$5.71
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.78
$4.09
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.8
$6.15
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.87
$1.96
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.98
$1.1
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.38
$1.3
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.42
$0.98
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.96
$0.88
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.52
$0.89
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.66
$0.36
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.39
$1.24
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.77
$6.72
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.51
$1.32
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.41
$2.41
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.9
$3.34
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.87
$2.82
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.4
$1.45
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.88
$1.1
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$44.7
$22.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$8.42
$3.86
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$29.8
$19.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.47
$4.14
👖 Brand Jeans
$59.8
$30.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$74.5
$60.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$321
$94.7
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$18731
$2716

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$944
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$977
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$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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$1270
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$1271
706 km or 439 mi Yaren
$624
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$536
1302 km or 809 mi Funafuti
$536
1768 km or 1099 mi Auki
$1581
1879 km or 1167 mi Honiara
$1577
1988 km or 1235 mi Luganville
$2865
2172 km or 1349 mi Lautoka
$519
2190 km or 1361 mi Nadi
$890
2190 km or 1361 mi Port Vila
$1635
2248 km or 1397 mi Nasinu
$699
2253 km or 1400 mi Suva
$793
2310 km or 1435 mi Manase
$1013
2382 km or 1480 mi Apia
$1014
2712 km or 1685 mi Dumbea
$1457
2713 km or 1686 mi Paita
$1457
2725 km or 1693 mi Noumea
$1559
2817 km or 1750 mi Nukualofa
$958
2825 km or 1756 mi Mua
$954
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$514
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$528
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$497
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$1344
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$2284
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$2213
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$1400
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$463
3658 km or 2273 mi Gladstone
$1603
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$1224
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$1482
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$1658
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$1390
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$1935
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$1808
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$1630
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$2136
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