Cheongju vs Daegu - Cost of Living Comparison

Cheongju Daegu
🚶 Cost of living one person
$880
$918
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2334
$2655
🏠 One person rent
$293
$332
🏘️ Family rent
$516
$789
🍽️ Food expenses
$388
$367
🚐 Transport expenses
$109
$115
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1689
$1782
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
9 km
6 km
🎓 Higher education
71
73
😀 Quality of life
68
71
🏙️ Population
833K
2.46M

The cost of living in Cheongju is 4% less expensive than in Daegu. Cities ranked 5804th and 5656th ($880 vs $918) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 75th and 50th in South Korea.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.9 months in Cheongju compared to 1.9 months in Daegu. Ranked 37th vs 24th best cities to live in South Korea, and 2903rd vs 1921st among the best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Cheongju vs Daegu

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Cheongju Daegu
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.74
$4.92
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$23.8
$24.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.36
$4.81
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.06
$2.99
 Cappuccino
$3.52
$3.48
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.27
$1.26
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$207
$327
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$171
$221
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$470
$854
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$320
$614
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$95.9
$71.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$147
$109
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$19.2
$17.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.51%
3.5%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6961
$4699
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4066
$5555
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.31
$0.96
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$76.7
$33.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.47
$10.6
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.26
$1.25
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.52
$1.85
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.41
$1.97
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.86
$2.69
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.58
$2.62
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$17.1
$14
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.78
$7.09
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$30.6
$21.7
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.92
$5.13
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.01
$3.03
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.84
$3.84
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.45
$3.79
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.99
$2.79
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.07
$2.1
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.53
$0.53
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.39
$1.59
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$16.2
$12.7
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.87
$1.72
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.47
$3.11
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.89
$3.97
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.97
$4.66
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.39
$2.6
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.87
$1.61
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$51.8
$39.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$8.43
$7.94
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$30.3
$61.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.56
$8.01
👖 Brand Jeans
$59.1
$64.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$74.3
$75.5
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$320
$319
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$18587
$18665

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Cities near Cheongju

Distance City Cost of living
25 km or 16 mi Sejong
$928
33 km or 21 mi Daejeon
$944
35 km or 22 mi Cheonan
$930
38 km or 24 mi Gongju
$939
45 km or 28 mi Anseong
$912
46 km or 28 mi Gyeryong
$896
53 km or 33 mi Pyeongtaek
$809
54 km or 34 mi Chungju
$1004
60 km or 37 mi Nonsan
$928
60 km or 38 mi Asan
$927
64 km or 40 mi Mungyeong
$897
65 km or 40 mi Sangju
$981
68 km or 42 mi Osan
$912
71 km or 44 mi Yongin
$1049
72 km or 44 mi Icheon
$979
74 km or 46 mi Yeoju
$902
80 km or 50 mi Gimcheon
$925
82 km or 51 mi Dangjin
$904
84 km or 52 mi Suwon
$977
85 km or 53 mi Jecheon
$932
85 km or 53 mi Boryeong
$946
87 km or 54 mi Wonju
$857
88 km or 55 mi Gwangju
$927
90 km or 56 mi Hwaseong
$965
91 km or 56 mi Gumi
$951
91 km or 56 mi Iksan
$925
91 km or 57 mi Uiwang
$901
93 km or 58 mi Siheung
$945
94 km or 58 mi Seosan
$872
94 km or 59 mi Seongnam
$1022
94 km or 59 mi Gunpo
$975
96 km or 59 mi Jeonju
$791
97 km or 60 mi Ansan
$921
98 km or 61 mi Anyang
$1102
99 km or 61 mi Gwacheon
$897
101 km or 63 mi Gunsan
$941
103 km or 64 mi Hanam
$906
104 km or 64 mi Yeongju
$963
107 km or 67 mi Gimje
$944
109 km or 67 mi Gwangmyeong
$928

Cities near Daegu

Distance City Cost of living
13 km or 8.2 mi Gyeongsan
$922
33 km or 20 mi Yeongcheon
$792
44 km or 27 mi Miryang
$861
44 km or 27 mi Gumi
$951
52 km or 32 mi Gimcheon
$925
56 km or 35 mi Gyeongju
$1184
66 km or 41 mi Changwon
$955
71 km or 44 mi Yangsan
$909
71 km or 44 mi Pohang
$775
73 km or 45 mi Sangju
$981
74 km or 46 mi Sacheon
$795
74 km or 46 mi Ulsan
$1066
75 km or 46 mi Gimhae
$839
76 km or 47 mi Masan
$945
79 km or 49 mi Andong
$800
88 km or 55 mi Jinju
$765
88 km or 55 mi Mungyeong
$897
94 km or 58 mi Busan
$1031
106 km or 66 mi Yeongju
$963
113 km or 70 mi Geoje
$945
115 km or 71 mi Tongyeong
$900
121 km or 75 mi Namwon
$895
122 km or 76 mi Daejeon
$944
130 km or 81 mi Gyeryong
$896
131 km or 81 mi Jeonju
$791
131 km or 82 mi Gwangyang
$963
131 km or 82 mi Cheongju
$880
137 km or 85 mi Chungju
$1004
137 km or 85 mi Sejong
$928
141 km or 88 mi Nonsan
$928
143 km or 89 mi Suncheon
$923
145 km or 90 mi Jecheon
$932
148 km or 92 mi Gongju
$939
148 km or 92 mi Iksan
$925
149 km or 93 mi Taebaek
$893
150 km or 93 mi Yeosu
$1003
154 km or 96 mi Gimje
$944
160 km or 100 mi Asan
$927
161 km or 100 mi Jeongeup
$901
167 km or 103 mi Cheonan
$930