Cheongju vs Pohang - Cost of Living Comparison

Cheongju Pohang
🚶 Cost of living one person
$880
$775
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2334
$2379
🏠 One person rent
$293
$262
🏘️ Family rent
$516
$706
🍽️ Food expenses
$388
$382
🚐 Transport expenses
$109
$60.1
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1689
$2388
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
9 km
7 km
🎓 Higher education
71
59
😀 Quality of life
68
71
🏙️ Population
833K
520K

The cost of living in Cheongju is 14% more expensive than in Pohang. Cities ranked 5804th and 6147th ($880 vs $775) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 75th and 86th in South Korea.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.9 months in Cheongju compared to 3.1 months in Pohang. Ranked 37th vs 27th best cities to live in South Korea, and 2903rd vs 1985th among the best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Cheongju vs Pohang

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Cheongju Pohang
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.74
$5.38
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$23.8
$25.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.36
$4.59
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.06
$1.91
 Cappuccino
$3.52
$2.8
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.27
$1.3
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$207
$240
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$171
$161
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$470
$1322
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$320
$405
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$95.9
$59.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$147
$92.3
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$19.2
$25.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.51%
3%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6961
$6220
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4066
$2330
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.31
$0.92
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$76.7
$39.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.47
$6.19
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.26
$1.17
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.52
$2.02
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.41
$2.29
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.86
$3.38
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.58
$2.44
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$17.1
$25.6
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.78
$10.9
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$30.6
$19.3
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.92
$5.75
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.01
$2.84
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.84
$2.66
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.45
$2.41
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.99
$1.14
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.07
$1.92
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.53
$0.54
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.39
$2.4
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$16.2
$6.12
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.87
$1.72
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.47
$3.46
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.89
$4.99
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.97
$4.84
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.39
$2.36
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.87
$1.86
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$51.8
$23.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$8.43
$6.86
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$30.3
$29.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.56
$7.43
👖 Brand Jeans
$59.1
$36.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$74.3
$61.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$320
$508
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$18587
$17030

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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 Pohang

Distance City Cost of living
24 km or 15 mi Gyeongju
$1184
39 km or 24 mi Yeongcheon
$792
54 km or 33 mi Ulsan
$1066
62 km or 38 mi Gyeongsan
$922
71 km or 44 mi Daegu
$918
82 km or 51 mi Miryang
$861
83 km or 51 mi Andong
$800
83 km or 51 mi Yangsan
$909
93 km or 58 mi Gumi
$951
99 km or 61 mi Gimhae
$839
106 km or 66 mi Changwon
$955
108 km or 67 mi Busan
$1031
110 km or 68 mi Yeongju
$963
113 km or 70 mi Gimcheon
$925
116 km or 72 mi Sangju
$981
120 km or 74 mi Masan
$945
122 km or 76 mi Mungyeong
$897
127 km or 79 mi Sacheon
$795
131 km or 82 mi Taebaek
$893
149 km or 92 mi Jinju
$765
149 km or 93 mi Geoje
$945
157 km or 98 mi Tongyeong
$900
158 km or 98 mi Samcheok
$898
160 km or 100 mi Jecheon
$932
165 km or 103 mi Chungju
$1004
170 km or 105 mi Donghae
$936
180 km or 112 mi Tsushima Island
$1024
181 km or 112 mi Cheongju
$880
181 km or 113 mi Daejeon
$944
192 km or 119 mi Namwon
$895
192 km or 119 mi Gyeryong
$896
193 km or 120 mi Gwangyang
$963
193 km or 120 mi Sejong
$928
194 km or 121 mi Wonju
$857
196 km or 122 mi Gangneung
$905
201 km or 125 mi Jeonju
$791
204 km or 126 mi Tsushima
$1021
206 km or 128 mi Nonsan
$928
206 km or 128 mi Gongju
$939
208 km or 129 mi Suncheon
$923