Cheongju vs Edinburgh - Cost of Living Comparison

Cheongju Edinburgh
🚶 Cost of living one person
$880
$1695
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2334
$3835
🏠 One person rent
$293
$1001
🏘️ Family rent
$516
$1521
🍽️ Food expenses
$388
$413
🚐 Transport expenses
$109
$126
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1689
$2793
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
9 km
11 km
🎓 Higher education
71
89
😀 Quality of life
68
93
🏙️ Population
833K
488K

The cost of living in Cheongju is 48% less expensive than in Edinburgh. Cities ranked 5804th and 2213th ($880 vs $1695) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 75th and 37th in South Korea and the United Kingdom, respectively. Check South Korea vs the United Kingdom comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.9 months in Cheongju compared to 1.6 months in Edinburgh. Cheongju ranked 37th best city to live in South Korea vs Edinburgh ranked 5th in the United Kingdom, while ranked 2903rd and 37th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Cheongju vs Edinburgh

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Cheongju Edinburgh
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.74
$14.8
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$23.8
$58.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.36
$7.22
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.06
$5.74
 Cappuccino
$3.52
$3.76
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.27
$2.02
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$207
$1080
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$171
$797
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$470
$2059
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$320
$1120
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$95.9
$119
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$147
$184
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$19.2
$28.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.51%
2.36%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6961
$4964
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4066
$3800
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.31
$2.2
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$76.7
$72.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.47
$18.3
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.26
$1.92
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.52
$1.15
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.41
$1.25
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.86
$1.38
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.58
$2.87
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$17.1
$9.27
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.78
$6.89
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$30.6
$9.47
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.92
$2.28
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.01
$1.17
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.84
$2.47
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.45
$2.39
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.99
$1.03
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.07
$0.97
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.53
$0.82
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.39
$2.29
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$16.2
$9.26
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.87
$2.04
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.47
$13.7
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.89
$6.93
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.97
$5.25
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.39
$2.4
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.87
$1.59
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$51.8
$38
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$8.43
$12.2
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$30.3
$109
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.56
$20.7
👖 Brand Jeans
$59.1
$78.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$74.3
$78.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$320
$961
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$18587
$14721

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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 Edinburgh

Distance City Cost of living
18 km or 11 mi Kirkcaldy
$1285
21 km or 13 mi Livingston
$1378
21 km or 13 mi Dunfermline
$1384
42 km or 26 mi Alloa
$1497
49 km or 30 mi Cumbernauld
$1505
49 km or 31 mi Stirling
$1282
52 km or 32 mi Perth
$1553
56 km or 35 mi Hamilton
$1497
59 km or 37 mi Dundee
$1157
65 km or 40 mi East Kilbride
$1500
66 km or 41 mi Glasgow
$1533
78 km or 48 mi Paisley
$1498
89 km or 56 mi Kilmarnock
$1148
98 km or 61 mi Greenock
$1198
99 km or 61 mi Irvine
$1496
102 km or 63 mi Dumfries
$1200
105 km or 65 mi Ayr
$955
120 km or 74 mi Carlisle
$1273
147 km or 91 mi Newcastle upon Tyne
$1340
149 km or 93 mi Aberdeen
$1302
150 km or 93 mi Gateshead
$1498
153 km or 95 mi Tynemouth
$1496
153 km or 95 mi Jarrow
$1496
154 km or 96 mi South Shields
$1502
158 km or 98 mi Washington
$1495
158 km or 98 mi Whitehaven
$1461
164 km or 102 mi Sunderland
$1321
166 km or 103 mi Durham
$1372
173 km or 107 mi Bishop Auckland
$1492
182 km or 113 mi Inverness
$1406
189 km or 117 mi Hartlepool
$1402
189 km or 117 mi Elgin
$1409
190 km or 118 mi Darlington
$1211
194 km or 121 mi Stockton-on-Tees
$1300
197 km or 123 mi Middlesbrough
$1281
211 km or 131 mi Morecambe
$1408
212 km or 132 mi Bangor
$1128
213 km or 132 mi Lancaster
$1424
216 km or 134 mi Douglas
$1482
224 km or 139 mi Newtownabbey
$1498