Cheonan vs Taipei - Cost of Living Comparison

Cheonan Taipei
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1021
$1260
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2592
$3310
🏠 One person rent
$420
$568
🏘️ Family rent
$685
$1091
🍽️ Food expenses
$405
$457
🚐 Transport expenses
$99
$116
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1600
$1869
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
20 km
3 km
🎓 Higher education
64
95
😀 Quality of life
67
88
🏙️ Population
652K
2.6M

The cost of living in Cheonan is 19% less expensive than in Taipei. Cities ranked 5475th and 4000th ($1021 vs $1260) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 14th and 1st in South Korea and Taiwan, respectively. Check South Korea vs Taiwan comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.6 months in Cheonan compared to 1.5 months in Taipei. Cheonan ranked 56th best city to live in South Korea vs Taipei ranked 2nd in Taiwan, while ranked 3923rd and 169th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Cheonan vs Taipei

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Cheonan Taipei
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.63
$5.41
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$20
$37.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.65
$5.25
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.02
$4.12
 Cappuccino
$3.78
$4
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.2
$1.09
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$434
$620
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$287
$445
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$725
$1246
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$482
$900
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$93.3
$64.8
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$143
$97.9
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$10.8
$23.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.52%
1.69%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$7124
$14801
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4780
$7593
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.12
$0.83
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$40.2
$42.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$15.6
$9.11
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.43
$1.07
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.74
$3.19
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.09
$1.52
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.26
$2.09
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.86
$3.4
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.88
$20.6
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.7
$10.1
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.5
$18.5
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.35
$5.73
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.4
$2.32
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.58
$2.9
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.83
$4.47
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.15
$2.97
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$2.58
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.77
$0.76
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.46
$1.59
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$9.17
$22.8
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.6
$2.14
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.64
$4.28
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.02
$10.5
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.99
$8.94
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.4
$2.01
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.96
$2.94
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$39.8
$40.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$9.55
$9.97
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$38.8
$35.4
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.55
$20.7
👖 Brand Jeans
$51.6
$78
👟 Brand Sneakers
$88.8
$97.5
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$161
$755
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$24271
$15081

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$862
25 km or 16 mi Anseong
$932
35 km or 22 mi Cheongju
$867
37 km or 23 mi Sejong
$950
38 km or 24 mi Osan
$936
39 km or 24 mi Gongju
$949
48 km or 30 mi Dangjin
$926
48 km or 30 mi Yongin
$1074
55 km or 34 mi Daejeon
$982
55 km or 34 mi Suwon
$1021
55 km or 34 mi Asan
$950
56 km or 35 mi Hwaseong
$1016
59 km or 36 mi Icheon
$953
60 km or 37 mi Gyeryong
$916
62 km or 39 mi Uiwang
$925
62 km or 39 mi Seosan
$855
65 km or 40 mi Ansan
$924
65 km or 40 mi Gunpo
$962
67 km or 42 mi Nonsan
$1094
68 km or 42 mi Gwangju
$949
68 km or 42 mi Siheung
$966
68 km or 42 mi Anyang
$1075
69 km or 43 mi Yeoju
$917
70 km or 44 mi Seongnam
$1068
71 km or 44 mi Gwacheon
$914
71 km or 44 mi Boryeong
$842
72 km or 45 mi Chungju
$1046
79 km or 49 mi Gwangmyeong
$954
82 km or 51 mi Hanam
$925
84 km or 52 mi Bucheon
$1151
86 km or 53 mi Incheon
$985
87 km or 54 mi Seoul
$1625
88 km or 54 mi Guri
$929
91 km or 56 mi Wonju
$907
92 km or 57 mi Namyangju
$998
96 km or 60 mi Mungyeong
$913
98 km or 61 mi Iksan
$947
99 km or 61 mi Goyang
$1030
99 km or 61 mi Gimpo
$966
100 km or 62 mi Sangju
$979

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Distance City Cost of living
9.6 km or 6 mi New Taipei
$1076
23 km or 14 mi Keelung
$935
39 km or 24 mi Taoyuan
$849
39 km or 24 mi Yilan
$885
58 km or 36 mi Zhubei
$938
63 km or 39 mi Hsinchu
$813
89 km or 56 mi Miaoli
$705
133 km or 82 mi Taichung
$970
149 km or 92 mi Changhua
$828
152 km or 95 mi Nantou
$808
180 km or 112 mi Douliu
$809
206 km or 128 mi Chiayi
$851
252 km or 157 mi Fuzhou
$725
257 km or 160 mi Putian
$717
258 km or 160 mi Taitung
$1012
267 km or 166 mi Tainan
$890
270 km or 168 mi Ningde
$714
276 km or 172 mi Ishigaki
$1047
297 km or 185 mi Quanzhou
$783
298 km or 185 mi Kaohsiung
$911
299 km or 186 mi Jinjiang
$699
316 km or 196 mi Rui'an
$686
330 km or 205 mi Kinmen
$812
340 km or 211 mi Wenzhou
$849
354 km or 220 mi Xiamen
$831
371 km or 230 mi Wenling
$686
379 km or 235 mi Miyakojima
$1048
380 km or 236 mi Nanping
$713
395 km or 246 mi Zhangzhou
$744
411 km or 255 mi Lishui
$770
414 km or 257 mi Sanming
$711
425 km or 264 mi Linhai
$678
454 km or 282 mi Longyan
$689
461 km or 286 mi Wuyishan
$646
488 km or 303 mi Jinhua
$849
495 km or 308 mi Yiwu
$650
508 km or 316 mi Quzhou
$514
518 km or 322 mi Shangrao
$778
520 km or 323 mi Chaozhou
$661
525 km or 326 mi Shantou
$1049