Cheongju vs Male - Cost of Living Comparison

Cheongju Male
🚶 Cost of living one person
$880
$1198
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2334
$2899
🏠 One person rent
$293
$750
🏘️ Family rent
$516
$1653
🍽️ Food expenses
$388
$324
🚐 Transport expenses
$109
$43.6
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1689
$799
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
9 km
3 km
🎓 Higher education
71
7
😀 Quality of life
68
60
🏙️ Population
833K
133K

The cost of living in Cheongju is 27% less expensive than in Male. Cities ranked 5804th and 4020th ($880 vs $1198) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 75th and 1st in South Korea and Maldives, respectively. Check South Korea vs Maldives comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.9 months in Cheongju compared to 0.7 months in Male. Cheongju ranked 37th best city to live in South Korea vs Male ranked 1st in Maldives, while ranked 2903rd and 5232nd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Cheongju vs Male

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Cheongju Male
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.74
$4.51
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$23.8
$26
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.36
$9.76
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.06
$6.28
 Cappuccino
$3.52
$2.45
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.27
$0.95
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$207
$741
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$171
$509
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$470
$1709
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$320
$1335
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$95.9
$92.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$147
$142
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$19.2
$101
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.51%
13.61%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6961
$2291
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4066
$2266
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.31
$1.15
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$76.7
$43.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.47
$14.6
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.26
$0.71
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.52
$1.75
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.41
$1.59
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.86
$0.84
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.58
$1.5
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$17.1
$8.7
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.78
$3.98
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$30.6
$6.88
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.92
$3.35
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.01
$3.4
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.84
$3.38
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.45
$2.5
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.99
$1.12
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.07
$1.14
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.53
$0.3
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.39
$2
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$16.2
$9.66
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.87
$6.65
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.47
$6.43
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.89
$4.71
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.97
$3.04
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.39
$1.37
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.87
$1.32
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$51.8
$73.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$8.43
$7.98
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$30.3
$23.7
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.56
$3.7
👖 Brand Jeans
$59.1
$38.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$74.3
$74.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$320
$153
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$18587
$2794

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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

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$1161
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$311
618 km or 384 mi Varkala
$333
621 km or 386 mi Nagercoil
$290
624 km or 388 mi Kollam
$297
687 km or 427 mi Tirunelveli
$265
688 km or 428 mi Kottayam
$305
713 km or 443 mi Kochi
$402
714 km or 444 mi Ernakulam
$355
724 km or 450 mi Thoothukudi
$276
761 km or 473 mi Beruwala
$268
763 km or 474 mi Colombo
$377
766 km or 476 mi Thrissur
$335
771 km or 479 mi Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte
$254
772 km or 479 mi Galle
$237
777 km or 483 mi Negombo
$256
788 km or 490 mi Gampaha
$293
803 km or 499 mi Matara
$254
814 km or 506 mi Malappuram
$263
817 km or 507 mi Madurai
$361
825 km or 513 mi Kozhikode
$394
843 km or 524 mi Dindigul
$338
849 km or 528 mi Coimbatore
$360
862 km or 535 mi Kandy
$295
879 km or 546 mi Kannur
$306
892 km or 554 mi Anuradhapura
$351
899 km or 559 mi Tiruppur
$340
922 km or 573 mi Erode
$278
935 km or 581 mi Tiruchirappalli
$335
964 km or 599 mi Thanjavur
$333
968 km or 602 mi Mysore
$345
977 km or 607 mi Salem
$351
979 km or 608 mi Mangalore
$315
983 km or 611 mi Trincomalee
$266
1027 km or 638 mi Udupi
$322
1076 km or 669 mi Bangalore
$480
1087 km or 675 mi Cuddalore
$337
1093 km or 679 mi Tumkur
$301
1106 km or 688 mi Shimoga
$342
1108 km or 688 mi Pondicherry
$328