Cheongju vs Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte - Cost of Living Comparison

Cheongju Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte
🚶 Cost of living one person
$880
$254
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2334
$658
🏠 One person rent
$293
$83.1
🏘️ Family rent
$516
$186
🍽️ Food expenses
$388
$130
🚐 Transport expenses
$109
$6.79
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1689
$84.1
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
9 km
9 km
🎓 Higher education
71
60
😀 Quality of life
68
41
🏙️ Population
833K
116K

The cost of living in Cheongju is 246% more expensive than in Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte. Cities ranked 5804th and 9258th ($880 vs $254) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 75th and 8th in South Korea and Sri Lanka, respectively. Check South Korea vs Sri Lanka comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.9 months in Cheongju compared to 0.3 months in Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte. Cheongju ranked 37th best city to live in South Korea vs Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte ranked 5th in Sri Lanka, while ranked 2903rd and 6951st among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Cheongju vs Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte

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Cheongju Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.74
$1.12
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$23.8
$3.91
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.36
$4.42
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.06
$0.99
 Cappuccino
$3.52
$0.97
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.27
$0.28
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$207
$72.6
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$171
$31
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$470
$274
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$320
$91.6
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$95.9
$25.8
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$147
$39.6
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$19.2
$18
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.51%
13.53%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6961
$1379
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4066
$876
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.31
$0.15
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$76.7
$2.51
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.47
$1.41
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.26
$0.7
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.52
$0.82
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.41
$0.38
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.86
$0.56
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.58
$1.08
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$17.1
$6.92
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.78
$2.59
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$30.6
$4.46
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.92
$1.84
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.01
$0.68
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.84
$1.79
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.45
$0.65
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.99
$0.7
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.07
$0.69
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.53
$0.17
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.39
$0.75
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$16.2
$5.79
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.87
$1
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.47
$4.21
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.89
$1.29
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.97
$1.27
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.39
$0.8
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.87
$0.44
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$51.8
$7.28
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$8.43
$1.96
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$30.3
$6.18
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.56
$1.46
👖 Brand Jeans
$59.1
$29
👟 Brand Sneakers
$74.3
$52.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$320
$15.2
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$18587
$927

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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

Cities near Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte

Distance City Cost of living
9.4 km or 5.8 mi Colombo
$377
23 km or 14 mi Gampaha
$293
36 km or 22 mi Negombo
$256
49 km or 30 mi Beruwala
$268
91 km or 57 mi Kandy
$295
101 km or 63 mi Galle
$237
126 km or 78 mi Matara
$254
169 km or 105 mi Anuradhapura
$351
235 km or 146 mi Trincomalee
$266
287 km or 178 mi Thoothukudi
$276
308 km or 192 mi Nagercoil
$290
317 km or 197 mi Tirunelveli
$265
377 km or 234 mi Thiruvananthapuram
$311
390 km or 242 mi Madurai
$361
407 km or 253 mi Varkala
$333
428 km or 266 mi Kollam
$297
440 km or 274 mi Dindigul
$338
442 km or 274 mi Thanjavur
$333
457 km or 284 mi Tiruchirappalli
$335
479 km or 297 mi Kottayam
$305
525 km or 326 mi Kochi
$402
526 km or 327 mi Ernakulam
$355
540 km or 335 mi Cuddalore
$337
542 km or 336 mi Tiruppur
$340
550 km or 342 mi Erode
$278
559 km or 348 mi Coimbatore
$360
559 km or 348 mi Pondicherry
$328
562 km or 349 mi Salem
$351
573 km or 356 mi Thrissur
$335
624 km or 388 mi Malappuram
$263
664 km or 413 mi Kozhikode
$394
676 km or 420 mi Vellore
$277
689 km or 428 mi Chennai
$425
700 km or 435 mi Mysore
$345
706 km or 439 mi Chittoor
$341
721 km or 448 mi Bangalore
$480
745 km or 463 mi Kannur
$306
753 km or 468 mi Tirupati
$474
755 km or 469 mi Madanapalle
$336
767 km or 476 mi Hulhumale
$1161