Cheongju vs Essen - Cost of Living Comparison

Cheongju Essen
🚶 Cost of living one person
$880
$1102
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2334
$2627
🏠 One person rent
$293
$493
🏘️ Family rent
$516
$727
🍽️ Food expenses
$388
$337
🚐 Transport expenses
$109
$145
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1689
$2833
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Good
✈️ Airport proximity
9 km
25 km
🎓 Higher education
71
95
😀 Quality of life
68
81
🏙️ Population
833K
582K

The cost of living in Cheongju is 20% less expensive than in Essen. Cities ranked 5804th and 4292nd ($880 vs $1102) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 75th and 638th in South Korea and Germany, respectively. Check South Korea vs Germany comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.9 months in Cheongju compared to 2.6 months in Essen. Cheongju ranked 37th best city to live in South Korea vs Essen ranked 26th in Germany, while ranked 2903rd and 298th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Cheongju vs Essen

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Cheongju Essen
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.74
$7.7
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$23.8
$32.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.36
$6.96
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.06
$3.55
 Cappuccino
$3.52
$3.22
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.27
$2.83
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$207
$502
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$171
$348
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$470
$861
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$320
$492
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$95.9
$88
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$147
$135
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$19.2
$25.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.51%
1.95%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6961
$5651
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4066
$4113
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.31
$3.07
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$76.7
$68.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.47
$22.8
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.26
$1.47
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.52
$0.97
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.41
$1.35
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.86
$1.34
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.58
$2.49
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$17.1
$9.82
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.78
$8.49
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$30.6
$12.7
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.92
$2.36
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.01
$1.67
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.84
$1.85
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.45
$2.4
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.99
$1.33
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.07
$0.9
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.53
$0.28
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.39
$1.81
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$16.2
$6.02
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.87
$0.82
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.47
$6.06
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.89
$10.5
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.97
$2.4
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.39
$1.39
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.87
$1.41
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$51.8
$22.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$8.43
$9.53
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$30.3
$78
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.56
$13.5
👖 Brand Jeans
$59.1
$84.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$74.3
$84.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$320
$295
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$18587
$10501

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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 Essen

Distance City Cost of living
9.5 km or 5.9 mi Gelsenkirchen
$1351
9.6 km or 6 mi Mulheim
$1233
10 km or 6.3 mi Bottrop
$1197
11 km or 7.1 mi Oberhausen
$1498
12 km or 7.8 mi Velbert
$1216
13 km or 8.3 mi Hattingen
$1217
14 km or 8.4 mi Gladbeck
$1214
14 km or 8.8 mi Heiligenhaus
$1216
15 km or 9 mi Bochum
$1118
18 km or 11 mi Herne
$1086
18 km or 11 mi Duisburg
$1001
19 km or 12 mi Herten
$1219
19 km or 12 mi Wulfrath
$1215
19 km or 12 mi Sprockhovel
$1219
20 km or 13 mi Ratingen
$1215
22 km or 14 mi Witten
$1215
23 km or 14 mi Recklinghausen
$1202
23 km or 14 mi Mettmann
$1218
23 km or 14 mi Dinslaken
$1222
24 km or 15 mi Dorsten
$1221
24 km or 15 mi Castrop-Rauxel
$1217
24 km or 15 mi Wuppertal
$1076
25 km or 16 mi Marl
$1216
26 km or 16 mi Erkrath
$1221
27 km or 17 mi Schwelm
$1219
27 km or 17 mi Oer-Erkenschwick
$1218
27 km or 17 mi Moers
$1186
27 km or 17 mi Wetter
$1221
28 km or 17 mi Gevelsberg
$1214
28 km or 18 mi Voerde
$1214
28 km or 18 mi Ennepetal
$1212
29 km or 18 mi Haan
$1215
30 km or 18 mi Dusseldorf
$1470
30 km or 18 mi Herdecke
$1221
30 km or 19 mi Rheinberg
$1218
31 km or 20 mi Hilden
$1218
32 km or 20 mi Neukirchen-Vluyn
$1216
32 km or 20 mi Waltrop
$1215
32 km or 20 mi Solingen
$969
32 km or 20 mi Datteln
$1211