Cheongju vs Zhengzhou - Cost of Living Comparison

Cheongju Zhengzhou
🚶 Cost of living one person
$880
$604
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2334
$1493
🏠 One person rent
$293
$241
🏘️ Family rent
$516
$425
🍽️ Food expenses
$388
$216
🚐 Transport expenses
$109
$69.4
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1689
$663
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Bad
✈️ Airport proximity
9 km
14 km
🎓 Higher education
71
76
😀 Quality of life
68
53
🏙️ Population
833K
12.6M

The cost of living in Cheongju is 46% more expensive than in Zhengzhou. Cities ranked 5804th and 7427th ($880 vs $604) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 75th and 525th 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 Zhengzhou. Cheongju ranked 37th best city to live in South Korea vs Zhengzhou ranked 38th in China, while ranked 2903rd and 5969th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Cheongju vs Zhengzhou

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Cheongju Zhengzhou
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.74
$2.71
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$23.8
$16.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.36
$4.36
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.06
$1.52
 Cappuccino
$3.52
$4.58
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.27
$0.52
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$207
$254
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$171
$166
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$470
$507
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$320
$301
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$95.9
$46.8
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$147
$71.9
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$19.2
$11.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.51%
5.3%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6961
$3114
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4066
$1621
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.31
$0.15
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$76.7
$13.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.47
$4.58
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.26
$1.1
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.52
$2.06
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.41
$1.54
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.86
$0.89
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.58
$1.73
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$17.1
$18.3
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.78
$2.82
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$30.6
$12.4
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.92
$1.45
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.01
$1.04
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.84
$1.13
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.45
$1.02
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.99
$0.85
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.07
$0.62
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.53
$0.42
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.39
$1.15
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$16.2
$11.3
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.87
$1.01
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.47
$4.22
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.89
$2.57
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.97
$3.69
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.39
$0.96
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.87
$1.31
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$51.8
$31.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$8.43
$7.1
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$30.3
$15.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.56
$4.72
👖 Brand Jeans
$59.1
$66.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$74.3
$80.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$320
$128
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$18587
$4453

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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
25 km or 15 mi Xingyang
$662
35 km or 22 mi Xinmi
$670
40 km or 25 mi Xinzheng
$674
60 km or 37 mi Changge
$666
62 km or 38 mi Gongyi
$670
62 km or 39 mi Kaifeng
$642
64 km or 40 mi Xinxiang
$731
66 km or 41 mi Jiaozuo
$681
66 km or 41 mi Dengfeng
$667
69 km or 43 mi Yuzhou
$677
77 km or 48 mi Qinyang
$654
80 km or 50 mi Huixian
$666
81 km or 50 mi Yanshi
$663
81 km or 51 mi Weihui
$656
82 km or 51 mi Xuchang
$692
82 km or 51 mi Mengzhou
$651
99 km or 61 mi Ruzhou
$673
105 km or 65 mi Jiyuan
$667
111 km or 69 mi Changyuan
$669
111 km or 69 mi Jincheng
$704
113 km or 70 mi Luoyang
$533
118 km or 73 mi Pingdingshan
$697
125 km or 78 mi Hebi
$689
134 km or 83 mi Luohe
$661
134 km or 83 mi Gaoping
$655
147 km or 91 mi Linzhou
$677
154 km or 96 mi Zhoukou
$791
162 km or 101 mi Anyang
$678
162 km or 101 mi Wugang
$647
168 km or 104 mi Puyang
$702
169 km or 105 mi Changzhi
$848
170 km or 106 mi Heze
$1436
185 km or 115 mi Xiangcheng
$675
185 km or 115 mi Shangqiu
$782
200 km or 124 mi Zhumadian
$754
220 km or 137 mi Handan
$796
221 km or 137 mi Nanyang
$755
221 km or 138 mi Wu'an
$671
225 km or 140 mi Sanmenxia
$699
228 km or 142 mi Jieshou
$660