Chiang Mai vs Luoyang - Cost of Living Comparison

Chiang Mai Luoyang
🚶 Cost of living one person
$539
$533
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1490
$1522
🏠 One person rent
$249
$154
🏘️ Family rent
$544
$224
🍽️ Food expenses
$201
$245
🚐 Transport expenses
$25.8
$58.2
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$442
$918
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Bad
✈️ Airport proximity
3 km
10 km
🎓 Higher education
49
33
😀 Quality of life
60
47
🏙️ Population
127K
7.06M

The cost of living in Chiang Mai is 1% more expensive than in Luoyang. Cities ranked 7993rd and 8038th ($539 vs $533) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 12th and 538th 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 1.7 months in Luoyang. Chiang Mai ranked 2nd best city to live in Thailand vs Luoyang ranked 122nd in China, while ranked 5180th and 6404th among best cities to live in the world.

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Chiang Mai Luoyang
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$1.5
$2.58
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$13.7
$18.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.5
$4.42
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.69
$1.82
 Cappuccino
$1.57
$5.69
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.51
$0.46
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$269
$175
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$176
$107
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$681
$265
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$418
$155
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$35.8
$24.7
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$55.1
$37.9
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$18.5
$8.92
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.84%
4.93%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1519
$5137
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$846
$3208
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.84
$0.38
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$27.7
$12
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$5.74
$2.93
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.17
$1.04
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.76
$2.07
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.24
$1.24
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.05
$1.24
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.45
$2.09
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$15.7
$20.2
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.79
$5.23
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.7
$12.2
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.96
$1.55
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.23
$1.36
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.44
$1.7
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.23
$1.17
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.12
$0.48
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.9
$0.91
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.29
$0.44
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.21
$0.94
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$13.7
$10.1
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.63
$0.59
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.94
$1.19
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$1.22
$3.06
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.09
$6.04
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.16
$1.53
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.79
$2.72
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$31.1
$17.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.1
$5.95
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$17.1
$14.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.61
$3.72
👖 Brand Jeans
$55.8
$87.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$64.5
$78.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$362
$409
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$8203
$15456

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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

Cities near Luoyang

Distance City Cost of living
33 km or 21 mi Yanshi
$663
43 km or 27 mi Mengzhou
$651
49 km or 31 mi Jiyuan
$667
52 km or 32 mi Gongyi
$670
60 km or 37 mi Dengfeng
$667
66 km or 41 mi Ruzhou
$673
67 km or 41 mi Qinyang
$654
88 km or 55 mi Xinmi
$670
90 km or 56 mi Xingyang
$662
97 km or 60 mi Jiaozuo
$681
100 km or 62 mi Jincheng
$704
112 km or 69 mi Yuzhou
$677
113 km or 70 mi Sanmenxia
$699
113 km or 70 mi Zhengzhou
$604
123 km or 76 mi Xinzheng
$674
131 km or 81 mi Pingdingshan
$697
133 km or 82 mi Changge
$666
134 km or 83 mi Gaoping
$655
137 km or 85 mi Yuncheng
$738
142 km or 88 mi Lingbao
$663
143 km or 89 mi Houma
$641
146 km or 91 mi Xuchang
$692
151 km or 94 mi Xinxiang
$731
153 km or 95 mi Huixian
$666
170 km or 106 mi Weihui
$656
176 km or 109 mi Kaifeng
$642
179 km or 111 mi Linfen
$666
181 km or 113 mi Changzhi
$848
182 km or 113 mi Wugang
$647
183 km or 113 mi Yongji
$655
185 km or 115 mi Nanyang
$755
188 km or 117 mi Hejin
$653
189 km or 117 mi Luohe
$661
201 km or 125 mi Linzhou
$677
202 km or 126 mi Hancheng
$650
208 km or 129 mi Hebi
$689
219 km or 136 mi Changyuan
$669
222 km or 138 mi Dengzhou
$686
222 km or 138 mi Huozhou
$645
234 km or 146 mi Zhoukou
$791