Cheongju vs Phnom Penh - Cost of Living Comparison

Cheongju Phnom Penh
🚶 Cost of living one person
$880
$850
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2334
$2307
🏠 One person rent
$293
$425
🏘️ Family rent
$516
$1021
🍽️ Food expenses
$388
$275
🚐 Transport expenses
$109
$79
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1689
$300
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
9 km
9 km
🎓 Higher education
71
42
😀 Quality of life
68
56
🏙️ Population
833K
2.13M

The cost of living in Cheongju is 3% more expensive than in Phnom Penh. Cities ranked 5804th and 5902nd ($880 vs $850) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 75th and 2nd in South Korea and Cambodia, respectively. Check South Korea vs Cambodia comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.9 months in Cheongju compared to 0.4 months in Phnom Penh. Cheongju ranked 37th best city to live in South Korea vs Phnom Penh ranked 1st in Cambodia, while ranked 2903rd and 5715th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Cheongju vs Phnom Penh

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Cheongju Phnom Penh
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.74
$2.99
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$23.8
$23.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.36
$6.47
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.06
$0.99
 Cappuccino
$3.52
$2.55
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.27
$0.81
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$207
$472
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$171
$274
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$470
$1433
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$320
$730
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$95.9
$76.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$147
$116
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$19.2
$34.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.51%
10.06%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6961
$2345
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4066
$1487
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.31
$0.99
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$76.7
$12.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.47
$9.04
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.26
$1.17
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.52
$2.19
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.41
$1.72
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.86
$1.03
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.58
$1.82
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$17.1
$12.9
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.78
$5.62
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$30.6
$9.51
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.92
$3.8
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.01
$1.3
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.84
$3.41
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.45
$1.54
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.99
$1.69
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.07
$1.43
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.53
$0.56
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.39
$1.51
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$16.2
$11.9
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.87
$1.03
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.47
$1.6
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.89
$2.24
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.97
$3.64
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.39
$1.77
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.87
$2.09
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$51.8
$79.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$8.43
$4.95
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$30.3
$27.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.56
$4.2
👖 Brand Jeans
$59.1
$22.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$74.3
$71.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$320
$202
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$18587
$8388

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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 Phnom Penh

Distance City Cost of living
44 km or 27 mi Prey Veng
$642
75 km or 47 mi Kampong Cham
$509
110 km or 68 mi Svay Rieng
$645
136 km or 84 mi Kampot
$531
144 km or 90 mi Long Xuyen
$531
166 km or 103 mi Sa Dec
$494
173 km or 107 mi Rach Gia
$521
182 km or 113 mi Phu Quoc
$510
187 km or 116 mi Sihanoukville
$870
195 km or 121 mi Can Tho
$551
200 km or 124 mi Thu Dau Mot
$520
205 km or 127 mi Ho Chi Minh
$734
218 km or 135 mi Bien Hoa
$502
230 km or 143 mi Siem Reap
$639
244 km or 152 mi Stung Treng
$639
247 km or 154 mi Soc Trang
$530
253 km or 157 mi Battambang
$540
267 km or 166 mi Ca Mau
$518
269 km or 167 mi Bac Lieu
$514
275 km or 171 mi Vung Tau
$538
286 km or 178 mi Ko Chang
$536
307 km or 191 mi Serei Saophoan
$638
360 km or 224 mi Phan Thiet
$433
361 km or 225 mi Buon Ma Thuot
$425
373 km or 232 mi Mui Ne
$504
380 km or 236 mi Klaeng
$549
385 km or 239 mi Da Lat
$496
407 km or 253 mi Ubon Ratchathani
$457
443 km or 275 mi Phan Rang-Thap Cham
$509
458 km or 285 mi Nong Prue
$535
460 km or 286 mi Chaophraya Surasak
$537
464 km or 288 mi Pattaya
$584
466 km or 289 mi Laem Chabang
$534
470 km or 292 mi Nha Trang
$622
487 km or 303 mi Nakhon Ratchasima
$580
525 km or 326 mi Pu Chao Saming Phrai
$535
527 km or 328 mi Qui Nhon
$518
528 km or 328 mi Lat Luang
$535
536 km or 333 mi Bangkok
$848
539 km or 335 mi Rangsit
$485