Cheongju vs Semarang - Cost of Living Comparison

Cheongju Semarang
🚶 Cost of living one person
$880
$525
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2334
$1421
🏠 One person rent
$293
$247
🏘️ Family rent
$516
$552
🍽️ Food expenses
$388
$180
🚐 Transport expenses
$109
$46.1
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1689
$200
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
9 km
5 km
🎓 Higher education
71
61
😀 Quality of life
68
56
🏙️ Population
833K
1.62M

The cost of living in Cheongju is 68% more expensive than in Semarang. Cities ranked 5804th and 8105th ($880 vs $525) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 75th and 18th in South Korea and Indonesia, respectively. Check South Korea vs Indonesia comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.9 months in Cheongju compared to 0.4 months in Semarang. Cheongju ranked 37th best city to live in South Korea vs Semarang ranked 7th in Indonesia, while ranked 2903rd and 5687th among best cities to live in the world.

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Cheongju Semarang
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.74
$1.69
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$23.8
$10.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.36
$3.34
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.06
$2.37
 Cappuccino
$3.52
$1.41
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.27
$0.51
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$207
$250
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$171
$163
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$470
$544
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$320
$452
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$95.9
$28.2
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$147
$43.4
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$19.2
$38.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.51%
12.1%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6961
$1417
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4066
$612
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.31
$0.24
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$76.7
$18.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.47
$3.34
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.26
$0.82
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.52
$1.35
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.41
$1.02
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.86
$0.91
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.58
$1.27
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$17.1
$9.48
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.78
$2.57
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$30.6
$9.79
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.92
$2.25
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.01
$1.78
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.84
$1.57
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.45
$1.17
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.99
$1.45
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.07
$1.56
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.53
$0.29
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.39
$1.16
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$16.2
$10
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.87
$2.03
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.47
$2.18
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.89
$1.36
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.97
$1.1
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.39
$0.94
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.87
$0.75
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$51.8
$30.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$8.43
$3.68
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$30.3
$14.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.56
$2.45
👖 Brand Jeans
$59.1
$29.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$74.3
$67.5
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$320
$83.7
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$18587
$10888

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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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Distance City Cost of living
42 km or 26 mi Salatiga
$491
80 km or 50 mi Surakarta
$430
82 km or 51 mi Pekalongan
$495
93 km or 58 mi Yogyakarta
$440
142 km or 88 mi Tegal
$496
143 km or 89 mi Madiun
$391
175 km or 109 mi Cilacap
$523
200 km or 124 mi Kediri
$499
206 km or 128 mi Cirebon
$497
212 km or 132 mi Banjar
$491
229 km or 142 mi Blitar
$486
229 km or 143 mi Mojokerto
$471
248 km or 154 mi Tasikmalaya
$443
253 km or 157 mi Batu
$490
258 km or 160 mi Surabaya
$539
268 km or 166 mi Malang
$418
285 km or 177 mi Pasuruan
$490
315 km or 195 mi Bandung
$506
318 km or 198 mi Cimahi
$617
321 km or 199 mi Probolinggo
$493
385 km or 239 mi Sukabumi
$531
386 km or 240 mi Bekasi
$531
401 km or 249 mi Bogor
$505
402 km or 250 mi Depok
$467
403 km or 251 mi Jakarta
$708
415 km or 258 mi South Tangerang
$530
427 km or 265 mi Tangerang
$638
481 km or 299 mi Serang
$510
498 km or 310 mi Cilegon
$487
533 km or 331 mi Bali
$736
561 km or 348 mi Ubud
$592
562 km or 349 mi Denpasar
$562
595 km or 370 mi Bandar Lampung
$348
602 km or 374 mi Metro
$443
613 km or 381 mi Banjarmasin
$410
618 km or 384 mi Banjarbaru
$491
653 km or 406 mi Mataram
$372
656 km or 408 mi Palangka Raya
$494
767 km or 476 mi Palembang
$500
782 km or 486 mi Pontianak
$446