Cheongju vs Suzhou - Cost of Living Comparison

Cheongju Suzhou
🚶 Cost of living one person
$880
$921
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2334
$2609
🏠 One person rent
$293
$399
🏘️ Family rent
$516
$673
🍽️ Food expenses
$388
$335
🚐 Transport expenses
$109
$72.9
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1689
$967
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
9 km
19 km
🎓 Higher education
71
69
😀 Quality of life
68
69
🏙️ Population
833K
12.7M

The cost of living in Cheongju is 4% less expensive than in Suzhou. Cities ranked 5804th and 5651st ($880 vs $921) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 75th and 13th in South Korea and China, respectively. Check South Korea vs China comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.9 months in Cheongju compared to 1.1 months in Suzhou. Cheongju ranked 37th best city to live in South Korea vs Suzhou ranked 14th in China, while ranked 2903rd and 2741st among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Cheongju vs Suzhou

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Cheongju Suzhou
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.74
$5
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$23.8
$27.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.36
$5.58
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.06
$3.16
 Cappuccino
$3.52
$4.62
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.27
$0.5
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$207
$532
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$171
$302
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$470
$1047
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$320
$492
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$95.9
$35.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$147
$55.2
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$19.2
$15.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.51%
4.62%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6961
$5916
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4066
$1658
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.31
$0.37
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$76.7
$13.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.47
$4.63
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.26
$1.17
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.52
$2.29
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.41
$2.12
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.86
$1.68
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.58
$2.67
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$17.1
$14.3
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.78
$4.95
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$30.6
$16.5
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.92
$2.05
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.01
$2.02
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.84
$2.97
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.45
$1.22
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.99
$1.2
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.07
$1.21
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.53
$0.42
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.39
$1.85
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$16.2
$17.4
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.87
$0.95
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.47
$3.67
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.89
$14
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.97
$5.79
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.39
$1.38
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.87
$2.06
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$51.8
$29.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$8.43
$6.67
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$30.3
$81.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.56
$8.85
👖 Brand Jeans
$59.1
$54.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$74.3
$93
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$320
$608
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$18587
$29097

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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
35 km or 22 mi Kunshan
$699
40 km or 25 mi Changshu
$689
43 km or 27 mi Wuxi
$861
49 km or 31 mi Taicang
$677
63 km or 39 mi Jiaxing
$730
64 km or 40 mi Zhangjiagang
$686
69 km or 43 mi Huzhou
$720
75 km or 47 mi Jiangyin
$681
76 km or 47 mi Yixing
$678
80 km or 50 mi Nantong
$1047
82 km or 51 mi Shanghai
$1413
83 km or 52 mi Changzhou
$782
84 km or 52 mi Haimen
$673
85 km or 53 mi Jingjiang
$665
88 km or 55 mi Pudong
$759
109 km or 68 mi Liyang
$666
112 km or 70 mi Taixing
$678
114 km or 71 mi Qidong
$677
120 km or 75 mi Rugao
$682
123 km or 77 mi Guangde
$657
125 km or 78 mi Hangzhou
$882
125 km or 78 mi Danyang
$669
129 km or 80 mi Yangzhong
$649
137 km or 85 mi Hai'an
$669
145 km or 90 mi Shaoxing
$745
148 km or 92 mi Taizhou
$696
149 km or 93 mi Zhenjiang
$588
156 km or 97 mi Jurong
$664
164 km or 102 mi Yangzhou
$709
173 km or 107 mi Ningguo
$651
175 km or 109 mi Yizheng
$660
175 km or 109 mi Dongtai
$675
182 km or 113 mi Xuancheng
$732
182 km or 113 mi Ningbo
$809
194 km or 120 mi Nanjing
$817
196 km or 122 mi Xinghua
$682
198 km or 123 mi Gaoyou
$669
202 km or 125 mi Zhoushan
$680
214 km or 133 mi Wuhu
$839
216 km or 134 mi Tianchang
$661