Cheongju vs Vientiane - Cost of Living Comparison

Cheongju Vientiane
🚶 Cost of living one person
$880
$905
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2334
$2380
🏠 One person rent
$293
$453
🏘️ Family rent
$516
$1049
🍽️ Food expenses
$388
$297
🚐 Transport expenses
$109
$57.5
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1689
$314
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
9 km
5 km
🎓 Higher education
71
13
😀 Quality of life
68
27
🏙️ Population
833K
948K

The cost of living in Cheongju is 3% less expensive than in Vientiane. Cities ranked 5804th and 5700th ($880 vs $905) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 75th and 1st in South Korea and Laos, respectively. Check South Korea vs Laos comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.9 months in Cheongju compared to 0.3 months in Vientiane. Cheongju ranked 37th best city to live in South Korea vs Vientiane ranked 1st in Laos, while ranked 2903rd and 8754th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Cheongju vs Vientiane

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Cheongju Vientiane
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.74
$3.03
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$23.8
$26.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.36
$4.99
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.06
$1.13
 Cappuccino
$3.52
$2.17
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.27
$1.09
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$207
$461
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$171
$252
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$470
$1125
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$320
$793
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$95.9
$58.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$147
$88.9
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$19.2
$101
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.51%
10.02%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6961
$2512
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4066
$495
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.31
$0.69
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$76.7
$5.91
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.47
$9.96
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.26
$1.08
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.52
$3.04
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.41
$1.82
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.86
$1.47
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.58
$2.06
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$17.1
$21
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.78
$4.29
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$30.6
$11.5
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.92
$4.73
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.01
$1.1
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.84
$2.75
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.45
$2.96
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.99
$2.48
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.07
$2.33
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.53
$0.35
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.39
$1.24
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$16.2
$13.9
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.87
$1.01
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.47
$2.03
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.89
$3.54
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.97
$2.93
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.39
$1.46
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.87
$1.17
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$51.8
$34
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$8.43
$5.03
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$30.3
$20.7
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.56
$4.39
👖 Brand Jeans
$59.1
$93.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$74.3
$125
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$320
$126
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$18587
$4450

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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
63 km or 39 mi Udon Thani
$468
109 km or 68 mi Vang Vieng
$833
172 km or 107 mi Khon Kaen
$577
220 km or 136 mi Luang Prabang
$801
241 km or 150 mi Thakhek
$846
279 km or 173 mi Phitsanulok
$420
336 km or 209 mi Vinh
$514
337 km or 210 mi Nakhon Ratchasima
$580
352 km or 219 mi Ha Tinh
$536
363 km or 225 mi Nakhon Sawan
$479
363 km or 225 mi Chiang Rai
$498
388 km or 241 mi Ubon Ratchathani
$457
392 km or 243 mi Thanh Hoa
$532
392 km or 244 mi Chiang Mai
$539
427 km or 265 mi Dong Hoi
$516
463 km or 288 mi Nam Dinh
$513
465 km or 289 mi Pai
$533
475 km or 295 mi Viet Tri
$487
480 km or 298 mi Thai Binh
$472
480 km or 298 mi Tha Khlong
$536
481 km or 299 mi Hanoi
$638
487 km or 303 mi Jinghong
$658
489 km or 304 mi Serei Saophoan
$638
491 km or 305 mi Rangsit
$485
503 km or 313 mi Sa Pa
$504
504 km or 313 mi Pak Kret
$532
507 km or 315 mi Nonthaburi
$582
508 km or 316 mi Bac Ninh
$529
512 km or 318 mi Hai Duong
$549
519 km or 323 mi Bangkok
$848
527 km or 328 mi Pu Chao Saming Phrai
$535
528 km or 328 mi Thai Nguyen
$528
529 km or 329 mi Siem Reap
$639
530 km or 329 mi Haiphong
$571
530 km or 330 mi Lat Luang
$535
535 km or 333 mi Nakhon Pathom
$401
540 km or 336 mi Hpa-an
$757
545 km or 338 mi Battambang
$540
553 km or 344 mi Mawlamyine
$747
555 km or 345 mi Hue
$468