Cheongju vs Ulsan - Cost of Living Comparison

Cheongju Ulsan
🚶 Cost of living one person
$880
$1066
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2334
$2655
🏠 One person rent
$293
$434
🏘️ Family rent
$516
$755
🍽️ Food expenses
$388
$427
🚐 Transport expenses
$109
$107
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1689
$2029
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
9 km
6 km
🎓 Higher education
71
65
😀 Quality of life
68
70
🏙️ Population
833K
1.17M

The cost of living in Cheongju is 17% less expensive than in Ulsan. Cities ranked 5804th and 4375th ($880 vs $1066) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 75th and 6th in South Korea.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.9 months in Cheongju compared to 1.9 months in Ulsan. Ranked 37th vs 30th best cities to live in South Korea, and 2903rd vs 2132nd among the best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Cheongju vs Ulsan

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Cheongju Ulsan
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.74
$5.3
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$23.8
$25.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.36
$4.91
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.06
$2.76
 Cappuccino
$3.52
$3.33
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.27
$1.25
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$207
$470
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$171
$335
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$470
$1022
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$320
$571
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$95.9
$41.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$147
$64.4
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$19.2
$29.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.51%
4.96%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6961
$14113
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4066
$7526
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.31
$0.99
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$76.7
$47.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.47
$10.9
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.26
$1.32
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.52
$1.99
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.41
$2.44
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.86
$2.18
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.58
$3.24
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$17.1
$16.2
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.78
$7.37
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$30.6
$33.6
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.92
$5.94
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.01
$3.55
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.84
$6.07
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.45
$4.56
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.99
$3.88
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.07
$2.76
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.53
$0.74
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.39
$2.14
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$16.2
$10.9
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.87
$1.88
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.47
$3.02
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.89
$6.74
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.97
$8.07
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.39
$1.62
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.87
$2.06
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$51.8
$61.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$8.43
$7.7
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$30.3
$29.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.56
$8.82
👖 Brand Jeans
$59.1
$72.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$74.3
$79.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$320
$343
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$18587
$11650

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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 Ulsan

Distance City Cost of living
34 km or 21 mi Yangsan
$909
35 km or 21 mi Gyeongju
$1184
52 km or 32 mi Miryang
$861
53 km or 33 mi Gimhae
$839
54 km or 33 mi Pohang
$775
56 km or 35 mi Busan
$1031
58 km or 36 mi Yeongcheon
$792
60 km or 38 mi Gyeongsan
$922
68 km or 42 mi Changwon
$955
74 km or 46 mi Daegu
$918
81 km or 50 mi Masan
$945
94 km or 58 mi Sacheon
$795
102 km or 63 mi Geoje
$945
113 km or 70 mi Tongyeong
$900
114 km or 71 mi Gumi
$951
119 km or 74 mi Jinju
$765
125 km or 78 mi Andong
$800
125 km or 78 mi Gimcheon
$925
126 km or 78 mi Tsushima Island
$1024
142 km or 88 mi Sangju
$981
150 km or 93 mi Tsushima
$1021
153 km or 95 mi Mungyeong
$897
154 km or 96 mi Yeongju
$963
162 km or 100 mi Gwangyang
$963
174 km or 108 mi Yeosu
$1003
176 km or 109 mi Namwon
$895
179 km or 111 mi Suncheon
$923
183 km or 114 mi Taebaek
$893
195 km or 121 mi Daejeon
$944
198 km or 123 mi Jeonju
$791
201 km or 125 mi Chungju
$1004
202 km or 126 mi Jecheon
$932
203 km or 126 mi Gyeryong
$896
203 km or 126 mi Iki
$1020
204 km or 127 mi Cheongju
$880
211 km or 131 mi Sejong
$928
211 km or 131 mi Samcheok
$898
214 km or 133 mi Nonsan
$928
215 km or 133 mi Nagato
$1019
218 km or 135 mi Iksan
$925