Cheongju vs Zurich - Cost of Living Comparison

Cheongju Zurich
🚶 Cost of living one person
$880
$2888
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2334
$7590
🏠 One person rent
$293
$1583
🏘️ Family rent
$516
$2961
🍽️ Food expenses
$388
$842
🚐 Transport expenses
$109
$226
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1689
$6994
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Good
✈️ Airport proximity
9 km
8 km
🎓 Higher education
71
78
😀 Quality of life
68
96
🏙️ Population
833K
434K

The cost of living in Cheongju is 70% less expensive than in Zurich. Cities ranked 5804th and 37th ($880 vs $2888) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 75th and 3rd in South Korea and Switzerland, respectively. Check South Korea vs Switzerland comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.9 months in Cheongju compared to 2.4 months in Zurich. Cheongju ranked 37th best city to live in South Korea vs Zurich ranked 1st in Switzerland, while ranked 2903rd and 9th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Cheongju vs Zurich

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Cheongju Zurich
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.74
$22
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$23.8
$102
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.36
$15.3
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.06
$7.22
 Cappuccino
$3.52
$5.45
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.27
$4.74
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$207
$1778
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$171
$1313
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$470
$3513
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$320
$2514
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$95.9
$126
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$147
$196
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$19.2
$51.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.51%
1.38%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6961
$17058
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4066
$10213
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.31
$4.63
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$76.7
$91.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.47
$48.7
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.26
$2.13
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.52
$1.81
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.41
$3.12
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.86
$3.26
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.58
$7.18
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$17.1
$22
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.78
$27.9
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$30.6
$51.3
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.92
$3.86
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.01
$2.86
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.84
$3.16
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.45
$3.81
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.99
$2.48
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.07
$2.43
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.53
$0.9
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.39
$3.07
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$16.2
$15
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.87
$2.12
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.47
$8.96
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.89
$18.7
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.97
$5.84
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.39
$3.6
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.87
$3.31
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$51.8
$82.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$8.43
$21
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$30.3
$143
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.56
$43
👖 Brand Jeans
$59.1
$99.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$74.3
$112
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$320
$2852
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$18587
$30929

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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
4.2 km or 2.6 mi Altstetten
$2409
6.4 km or 4 mi Dubendorf
$2465
11 km or 6.6 mi Dietikon
$2456
14 km or 8.6 mi Horgen
$2413
14 km or 8.6 mi Uster
$2417
16 km or 9.7 mi Bulach
$2414
19 km or 12 mi Wettingen
$2414
19 km or 12 mi Wadenswil
$2347
19 km or 12 mi Winterthur
$2492
20 km or 13 mi Wetzikon
$2408
20 km or 13 mi Baden
$2696
20 km or 13 mi Baar
$2533
23 km or 15 mi Zug
$2864
28 km or 17 mi Rapperswil-Jona
$2407
33 km or 21 mi Frauenfeld
$2230
36 km or 22 mi Schaffhausen
$2320
37 km or 23 mi Waldshut-Tiengen
$1214
37 km or 23 mi Aarau
$2267
38 km or 24 mi Emmen
$2413
40 km or 25 mi Wil
$2300
40 km or 25 mi Lucerne
$2419
43 km or 27 mi Kriens
$2478
48 km or 30 mi Singen
$1219
51 km or 32 mi Radolfzell
$1212
56 km or 35 mi Kreuzlingen
$2409
57 km or 36 mi Konstanz
$1521
60 km or 37 mi Rheinfelden
$1219
63 km or 39 mi St. Gallen
$1937
63 km or 39 mi Uberlingen
$1218
64 km or 40 mi Donaueschingen
$1220
70 km or 44 mi Riehen
$2310
71 km or 44 mi Tuttlingen
$1289
71 km or 44 mi Lorrach
$1217
74 km or 46 mi Weil am Rhein
$1214
74 km or 46 mi Basel
$2456
76 km or 47 mi Villingen-Schwenningen
$1245
77 km or 48 mi Saint-Louis
$1148
77 km or 48 mi Friedrichshafen
$1283
77 km or 48 mi Schaan
$2099
78 km or 48 mi Allschwil
$2408