Cheongju vs Riga - Cost of Living Comparison

Cheongju Riga
🚶 Cost of living one person
$880
$967
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2334
$2363
🏠 One person rent
$293
$469
🏘️ Family rent
$516
$735
🍽️ Food expenses
$388
$314
🚐 Transport expenses
$109
$81.6
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1689
$1012
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
9 km
9 km
🎓 Higher education
71
59
😀 Quality of life
68
78
🏙️ Population
833K
615K

The cost of living in Cheongju is 9% less expensive than in Riga. Cities ranked 5804th and 5468th ($880 vs $967) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 75th and 1st in South Korea and Latvia, respectively. Check South Korea vs Latvia comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.9 months in Cheongju compared to 1 months in Riga. Cheongju ranked 37th best city to live in South Korea vs Riga ranked 1st in Latvia, while ranked 2903rd and 417th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Cheongju vs Riga

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Cheongju Riga
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.74
$8.2
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$23.8
$37.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.36
$6.63
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.06
$3.69
 Cappuccino
$3.52
$3.18
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.27
$1.5
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$207
$457
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$171
$299
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$470
$743
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$320
$473
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$95.9
$125
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$147
$194
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$19.2
$13.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.51%
2.54%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6961
$2506
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4066
$1424
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.31
$1.16
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$76.7
$48.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.47
$7.43
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.26
$1.82
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.52
$1.19
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.41
$0.93
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.86
$1.36
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.58
$2.41
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$17.1
$8.58
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.78
$6.33
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$30.6
$9.59
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.92
$1.23
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.01
$1.59
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.84
$1.75
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.45
$2.45
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.99
$0.7
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.07
$0.55
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.53
$0.47
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.39
$1.71
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$16.2
$8.02
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.87
$1.26
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.47
$4.42
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.89
$8.19
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.97
$4.35
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.39
$1.6
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.87
$2.56
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$51.8
$34.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$8.43
$8.62
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$30.3
$43.7
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.56
$15.1
👖 Brand Jeans
$59.1
$62.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$74.3
$73.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$320
$363
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$18587
$15867

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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 Riga

Distance City Cost of living
21 km or 13 mi Jurmala
$829
34 km or 21 mi Ogre
$676
40 km or 25 mi Jelgava
$724
103 km or 64 mi Valmiera
$673
118 km or 74 mi Jekabpils
$580
123 km or 77 mi Siauliai
$628
129 km or 80 mi Mazeikiai
$711
137 km or 85 mi Panevezys
$645
161 km or 100 mi Ventspils
$758
161 km or 100 mi Parnu
$863
174 km or 108 mi Kuressaare
$773
181 km or 112 mi Viljandi
$703
186 km or 115 mi Utena
$741
190 km or 118 mi Daugavpils
$644
195 km or 121 mi Liepaja
$650
203 km or 126 mi Rezekne
$582
209 km or 130 mi Jonava
$632
223 km or 138 mi Tartu
$891
228 km or 142 mi Kaunas
$843
229 km or 142 mi Klaipeda
$767
262 km or 163 mi Vilnius
$1021
270 km or 168 mi Marijampole
$721
271 km or 168 mi Pskov
$687
279 km or 174 mi Tallinn
$1145
283 km or 176 mi Alytus
$671
286 km or 178 mi Maardu
$861
298 km or 185 mi Rakvere
$837
327 km or 203 mi Suwalki
$715
330 km or 205 mi Kohtla-Jarve
$842
335 km or 208 mi Kaliningrad
$745
339 km or 211 mi Raseborg
$1342
347 km or 215 mi Sillamae
$783
353 km or 219 mi Kirkkonummi
$1387
357 km or 222 mi Visby
$1199
361 km or 225 mi Narva
$743
362 km or 225 mi Helsinki
$1763
364 km or 226 mi Espoo
$1752
365 km or 227 mi Grodno
$424
365 km or 227 mi Elk
$724
367 km or 228 mi Lohja
$1277