Cheongju vs Phuket - Cost of Living Comparison

Cheongju Phuket
🚶 Cost of living one person
$880
$637
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2334
$1904
🏠 One person rent
$293
$297
🏘️ Family rent
$516
$794
🍽️ Food expenses
$388
$236
🚐 Transport expenses
$109
$29.4
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1689
$458
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
9 km
27 km
🎓 Higher education
71
7
😀 Quality of life
68
53
🏙️ Population
833K
77.6K

The cost of living in Cheongju is 38% more expensive than in Phuket. Cities ranked 5804th and 7237th ($880 vs $637) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 75th and 3rd in South Korea and Thailand, respectively. Check South Korea vs Thailand comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.9 months in Cheongju compared to 0.7 months in Phuket. Cheongju ranked 37th best city to live in South Korea vs Phuket ranked 7th in Thailand, while ranked 2903rd and 6023rd among best cities to live in the world.

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Cheongju Phuket
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.74
$2.73
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$23.8
$27.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.36
$6.88
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.06
$2.07
 Cappuccino
$3.52
$2.3
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.27
$0.68
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$207
$255
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$171
$243
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$470
$930
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$320
$671
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$95.9
$35.9
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$147
$55.2
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$19.2
$15.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.51%
3.81%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6961
$2782
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4066
$1870
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.31
$0.82
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$76.7
$21.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.47
$9.32
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.26
$1.23
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.52
$1.54
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.41
$1.33
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.86
$1.01
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.58
$1.39
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$17.1
$15.2
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.78
$1.8
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$30.6
$8.93
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.92
$2.47
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.01
$1.08
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.84
$1.84
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.45
$1.15
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.99
$1.06
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.07
$1.01
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.53
$0.3
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.39
$1.15
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$16.2
$18
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.87
$1.41
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.47
$3.71
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.89
$3.03
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.97
$2.18
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.39
$1.2
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.87
$1.29
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$51.8
$39.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$8.43
$6.81
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$30.3
$15
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.56
$4.5
👖 Brand Jeans
$59.1
$47.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$74.3
$90
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$320
$417
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$18587
$8781

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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

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Distance City Cost of living
48 km or 30 mi Ao Nang
$661
60 km or 38 mi Krabi
$543
76 km or 47 mi Ko Lanta
$536
173 km or 107 mi Surat Thani
$477
183 km or 114 mi Nakhon Si Thammarat
$496
185 km or 115 mi Ko Lipe
$534
231 km or 143 mi Langkawi
$498
248 km or 154 mi Hat Yai
$548
248 km or 154 mi Ko Samui
$536
256 km or 159 mi Kangar
$486
269 km or 167 mi Ko Pha-ngan
$535
289 km or 180 mi Ko Tao
$534
293 km or 182 mi Alor Setar
$508
331 km or 206 mi Lhokseumawe
$488
339 km or 211 mi Sungai Petani
$526
348 km or 216 mi George Town
$510
352 km or 219 mi Butterworth
$518
384 km or 238 mi Langsa
$490
425 km or 264 mi Taiping
$552
428 km or 266 mi Banda Aceh
$462
468 km or 291 mi Kota Bharu
$460
470 km or 292 mi Ipoh
$561
470 km or 292 mi Medan
$504
477 km or 296 mi Binjai
$462
507 km or 315 mi Myeik
$746
514 km or 319 mi Tebing Tinggi
$489
517 km or 321 mi Teluk Intan
$533
548 km or 340 mi Hua Hin
$625
553 km or 344 mi Pematangsiantar
$322
569 km or 353 mi Tanjungbalai
$488
596 km or 370 mi Kuala Terengganu
$416
625 km or 388 mi Nong Prue
$535
625 km or 389 mi Pattaya
$584
637 km or 396 mi Klang
$591
637 km or 396 mi Shah Alam
$635
638 km or 396 mi Sihanoukville
$870
638 km or 396 mi Ko Chang
$536
639 km or 397 mi Petaling Jaya
$625
641 km or 398 mi Laem Chabang
$534
641 km or 398 mi Kuala Lumpur
$694