Cheonan vs Taoyuan - Cost of Living Comparison

Cheonan Taoyuan
🚶 Cost of living one person
$930
$854
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2325
$2491
🏠 One person rent
$404
$280
🏘️ Family rent
$650
$664
🍽️ Food expenses
$352
$343
🚐 Transport expenses
$86.1
$121
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1518
$1658
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
20 km
2 km
🎓 Higher education
64
93
😀 Quality of life
66
74
🏙️ Population
652K
2.44M

The cost of living in Cheonan is 9% more expensive than in Taoyuan. Cities ranked 5616th and 5885th ($930 vs $854) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 39th and 10th 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 1.9 months in Taoyuan. Cheonan ranked 51st best city to live in South Korea vs Taoyuan ranked 6th in Taiwan, while ranked 3761st and 1062nd among best cities to live in the world.

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Cheonan Taoyuan
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.72
$3.17
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$22.7
$26.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.11
$4.67
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.03
$1.51
 Cappuccino
$3.32
$2.38
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.06
$0.92
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$414
$328
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$278
$192
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$685
$767
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$458
$536
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$88.9
$38.7
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$137
$59.5
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$10.2
$21.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.53%
1.86%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6901
$4750
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4581
$2975
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.03
$1.19
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$60.7
$31.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.37
$13
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.26
$0.99
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.77
$3.13
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.06
$1.5
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.86
$2.48
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.8
$1.81
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.47
$13.4
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.78
$8.25
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.8
$26.8
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.87
$2.41
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.98
$1.39
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.38
$1.09
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.42
$1.66
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.96
$2.64
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.52
$1.33
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.66
$0.68
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.39
$1.56
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.77
$9.89
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.51
$1.63
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.41
$3.99
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.9
$11.7
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.87
$7.06
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.4
$2.04
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.88
$2.57
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$44.7
$40.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$8.42
$9.93
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$29.8
$46.4
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.47
$14.6
👖 Brand Jeans
$59.8
$69.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$74.5
$79.1
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$321
$470
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$18731
$9882

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$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
21 km or 13 mi Zhubei
$1006
25 km or 16 mi Hsinchu
$807
29 km or 18 mi New Taipei
$1064
39 km or 24 mi Taipei
$1271
51 km or 32 mi Miaoli
$708
55 km or 34 mi Yilan
$758
61 km or 38 mi Keelung
$973
96 km or 59 mi Taichung
$927
111 km or 69 mi Changhua
$842
117 km or 73 mi Nantou
$828
144 km or 90 mi Douliu
$827
171 km or 106 mi Chiayi
$882
232 km or 144 mi Putian
$705
233 km or 145 mi Tainan
$859
233 km or 145 mi Taitung
$1091
237 km or 147 mi Fuzhou
$700
264 km or 164 mi Ningde
$701
265 km or 165 mi Kaohsiung
$914
265 km or 165 mi Quanzhou
$757
266 km or 165 mi Jinjiang
$702
295 km or 183 mi Kinmen
$828
302 km or 188 mi Ishigaki
$1022
319 km or 198 mi Xiamen
$828
330 km or 205 mi Rui'an
$687
355 km or 220 mi Wenzhou
$968
361 km or 224 mi Zhangzhou
$751
364 km or 226 mi Nanping
$684
393 km or 244 mi Wenling
$688
393 km or 244 mi Sanming
$694
410 km or 255 mi Miyakojima
$1022
421 km or 261 mi Lishui
$768
423 km or 263 mi Longyan
$691
445 km or 277 mi Linhai
$675
453 km or 282 mi Wuyishan
$642
483 km or 300 mi Chaozhou
$648
487 km or 303 mi Shantou
$1051
498 km or 309 mi Jinhua
$852
509 km or 316 mi Yiwu
$696
512 km or 318 mi Quzhou
$520
513 km or 319 mi Jieyang
$747