Cheongju vs Taipei - Cost of Living Comparison

Cheongju Taipei
🚶 Cost of living one person
$880
$1271
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2334
$3296
🏠 One person rent
$293
$585
🏘️ Family rent
$516
$1117
🍽️ Food expenses
$388
$451
🚐 Transport expenses
$109
$115
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1689
$1735
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
9 km
3 km
🎓 Higher education
71
95
😀 Quality of life
68
87
🏙️ Population
833K
2.6M

The cost of living in Cheongju is 31% less expensive than in Taipei. Cities ranked 5804th and 3262nd ($880 vs $1271) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 75th and 1st in South Korea and Taiwan, respectively. Check South Korea vs Taiwan comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.9 months in Cheongju compared to 1.4 months in Taipei. Cheongju ranked 37th best city to live in South Korea vs Taipei ranked 2nd in Taiwan, while ranked 2903rd and 174th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Cheongju vs Taipei

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Cheongju Taipei
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.74
$4.96
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$23.8
$37.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.36
$4.9
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.06
$3.93
 Cappuccino
$3.52
$3.94
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.27
$0.99
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$207
$764
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$171
$436
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$470
$1354
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$320
$910
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$95.9
$60.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$147
$94
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$19.2
$23.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.51%
1.68%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6961
$14414
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4066
$8071
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.31
$0.84
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$76.7
$42
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.47
$9.05
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.26
$1.09
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.52
$3.26
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.41
$1.49
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.86
$2.1
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.58
$3.06
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$17.1
$20.6
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.78
$10.1
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$30.6
$21
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.92
$5.91
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.01
$2.26
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.84
$2.77
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.45
$4.44
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.99
$2.79
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.07
$2.31
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.53
$0.76
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.39
$1.58
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$16.2
$22.1
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.87
$2.18
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.47
$4.31
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.89
$10.4
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.97
$9.02
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.39
$2.01
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.87
$2.95
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$51.8
$40.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$8.43
$10.1
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$30.3
$35.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.56
$20.9
👖 Brand Jeans
$59.1
$79.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$74.3
$94.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$320
$655
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$18587
$15007

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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

Cities near Taipei

Distance City Cost of living
9.6 km or 6 mi New Taipei
$1064
23 km or 14 mi Keelung
$973
39 km or 24 mi Taoyuan
$854
39 km or 24 mi Yilan
$758
58 km or 36 mi Zhubei
$1006
63 km or 39 mi Hsinchu
$807
89 km or 56 mi Miaoli
$708
133 km or 82 mi Taichung
$927
149 km or 92 mi Changhua
$842
152 km or 95 mi Nantou
$828
180 km or 112 mi Douliu
$827
206 km or 128 mi Chiayi
$882
252 km or 157 mi Fuzhou
$700
257 km or 160 mi Putian
$705
258 km or 160 mi Taitung
$1091
267 km or 166 mi Tainan
$859
270 km or 168 mi Ningde
$701
276 km or 172 mi Ishigaki
$1022
297 km or 185 mi Quanzhou
$757
298 km or 185 mi Kaohsiung
$914
299 km or 186 mi Jinjiang
$702
316 km or 196 mi Rui'an
$687
330 km or 205 mi Kinmen
$828
340 km or 211 mi Wenzhou
$968
354 km or 220 mi Xiamen
$828
371 km or 230 mi Wenling
$688
379 km or 235 mi Miyakojima
$1022
380 km or 236 mi Nanping
$684
395 km or 246 mi Zhangzhou
$751
411 km or 255 mi Lishui
$768
414 km or 257 mi Sanming
$694
425 km or 264 mi Linhai
$675
454 km or 282 mi Longyan
$691
461 km or 286 mi Wuyishan
$642
488 km or 303 mi Jinhua
$852
495 km or 308 mi Yiwu
$696
508 km or 316 mi Quzhou
$520
518 km or 322 mi Shangrao
$765
520 km or 323 mi Chaozhou
$648
525 km or 326 mi Shantou
$1051