Chiang Mai vs Hengyang - Cost of Living Comparison

Chiang Mai Hengyang
🚶 Cost of living one person
$539
$678
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1490
$1579
🏠 One person rent
$249
$327
🏘️ Family rent
$544
$372
🍽️ Food expenses
$201
$197
🚐 Transport expenses
$25.8
$89.1
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$442
$898
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Bad
✈️ Airport proximity
3 km
46 km
🎓 Higher education
49
43
😀 Quality of life
60
48
🏙️ Population
127K
6.65M

The cost of living in Chiang Mai is 21% less expensive than in Hengyang. Cities ranked 7993rd and 6742nd ($539 vs $678) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 12th and 242nd in Thailand and China, respectively. Check Thailand vs China comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.8 months in Chiang Mai compared to 1.3 months in Hengyang. Chiang Mai ranked 2nd best city to live in Thailand vs Hengyang ranked 100th in China, while ranked 5180th and 6320th among best cities to live in the world.

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Chiang Mai Hengyang
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$1.5
$2.62
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$13.7
$7.98
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.5
$2.67
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.69
$1.48
 Cappuccino
$1.57
$3.83
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.51
$0.47
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$269
$393
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$176
$271
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$681
$790
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$418
$215
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$35.8
$18.2
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$55.1
$28.2
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$18.5
$13.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.84%
5.06%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1519
$4922
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$846
$3112
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.84
$0.38
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$27.7
$30
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$5.74
$4.39
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.17
$0.89
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.76
$1.47
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.24
$1.48
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.05
$1.47
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.45
$1.76
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$15.7
$2.09
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.79
$4.05
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.7
$12.1
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.96
$1.82
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.23
$1.35
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.44
$1.7
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.23
$1.79
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.12
$0.84
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.9
$0.91
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.29
$0.45
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.21
$1.04
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$13.7
$9.01
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.63
$0.59
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.94
$2.38
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$1.22
$3.47
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.09
$4.71
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.16
$0.74
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.79
$1.69
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$31.1
$23.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.1
$5.46
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$17.1
$35.4
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.61
$5.7
👖 Brand Jeans
$55.8
$59.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$64.5
$27.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$362
$408
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$8203
$15047

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$533
153 km or 95 mi Chiang Rai
$498
255 km or 158 mi Hpa-an
$757
258 km or 160 mi Phitsanulok
$420
294 km or 183 mi Mawlamyine
$747
306 km or 190 mi Taunggyi
$755
308 km or 191 mi Bago
$744
317 km or 197 mi Naypyidaw
$790
353 km or 219 mi Luang Prabang
$801
363 km or 226 mi Nakhon Sawan
$479
365 km or 227 mi Vang Vieng
$833
373 km or 232 mi Yangon
$869
392 km or 244 mi Vientiane
$905
404 km or 251 mi Jinghong
$658
426 km or 265 mi Udon Thani
$468
466 km or 289 mi Mandalay
$790
485 km or 301 mi Khon Kaen
$577
489 km or 304 mi Pu'er
$712
503 km or 313 mi Pathein
$787
537 km or 334 mi Nakhon Ratchasima
$580
545 km or 339 mi Monywa
$755
551 km or 342 mi Tha Khlong
$536
561 km or 349 mi Rangsit
$485
564 km or 351 mi Nakhon Pathom
$401
566 km or 352 mi Pak Kret
$532
571 km or 355 mi Nonthaburi
$582
578 km or 359 mi Lincang
$708
584 km or 363 mi Bangkok
$848
597 km or 371 mi Pu Chao Saming Phrai
$535
597 km or 371 mi Lat Luang
$535
634 km or 394 mi Thakhek
$846
641 km or 398 mi Sa Pa
$504
656 km or 407 mi Sittwe
$737
666 km or 414 mi Chaophraya Surasak
$537
667 km or 415 mi Laem Chabang
$534
681 km or 423 mi Pattaya
$584
685 km or 426 mi Nong Prue
$535
699 km or 435 mi Hua Hin
$625
704 km or 438 mi Baoshan
$711
707 km or 439 mi Vinh
$514

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Distance City Cost of living
110 km or 68 mi Loudi
$733
110 km or 68 mi Yongzhou
$751
110 km or 69 mi Xiangtan
$708
117 km or 73 mi Shaoyang
$767
119 km or 74 mi Zhuzhou
$820
124 km or 77 mi Liling
$676
127 km or 79 mi Lianyuan
$682
130 km or 81 mi Chenzhou
$815
144 km or 90 mi Lengshuijiang
$651
149 km or 93 mi Pingxiang
$696
150 km or 93 mi Changsha
$828
158 km or 98 mi Ningxiang
$683
189 km or 118 mi Yiyang
$739
204 km or 127 mi Yichun
$747
236 km or 146 mi Lianzhou
$651
238 km or 148 mi Ji'an
$747
252 km or 156 mi Xinyu
$680
254 km or 158 mi Shaoguan
$688
254 km or 158 mi Changde
$770
262 km or 163 mi Hongjiang
$657
262 km or 163 mi Ganzhou
$792
270 km or 168 mi Huaihua
$739
280 km or 174 mi Yueyang
$749
293 km or 182 mi Guilin
$539
295 km or 183 mi Hezhou
$701
299 km or 186 mi Linxiang
$661
312 km or 194 mi Jinshi
$643
315 km or 195 mi Shishou
$661
322 km or 200 mi Zhangjiajie
$690
323 km or 200 mi Jishou
$646
336 km or 209 mi Honghu
$669
348 km or 216 mi Chibi
$657
348 km or 216 mi Tongren
$717
360 km or 224 mi Qingyuan
$733
368 km or 229 mi Xianning
$711
373 km or 232 mi Songzi
$669
381 km or 237 mi Nanchang
$665
383 km or 238 mi Jingzhou
$693
391 km or 243 mi Fuzhou
$734
396 km or 246 mi Xiantao
$638