Chiang Mai vs Namyangju - Cost of Living Comparison

Chiang Mai Namyangju
🚶 Cost of living one person
$539
$970
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1490
$2577
🏠 One person rent
$249
$401
🏘️ Family rent
$544
$795
🍽️ Food expenses
$201
$401
🚐 Transport expenses
$25.8
$82.3
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$442
$1793
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
3 km
23 km
🎓 Higher education
49
98
😀 Quality of life
60
73
🏙️ Population
127K
713K

The cost of living in Chiang Mai is 44% less expensive than in Namyangju. Cities ranked 7993rd and 5453rd ($539 vs $970) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 12th and 20th in Thailand and South Korea, respectively. Check Thailand vs South Korea comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.8 months in Chiang Mai compared to 1.8 months in Namyangju. Chiang Mai ranked 2nd best city to live in Thailand vs Namyangju ranked 12th in South Korea, while ranked 5180th and 1235th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Chiang Mai vs Namyangju

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Chiang Mai Namyangju
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$1.5
$5.63
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$13.7
$28.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.5
$4.88
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.69
$2.74
 Cappuccino
$1.57
$3.19
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.51
$1.27
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$269
$382
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$176
$293
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$681
$797
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$418
$636
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$35.8
$68.8
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$55.1
$106
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$18.5
$21.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.84%
3.63%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1519
$6675
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$846
$3983
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.84
$1.05
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$27.7
$41.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$5.74
$9.84
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.17
$1.27
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.76
$1.86
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.24
$2.31
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.05
$3.1
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.45
$3.03
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$15.7
$13.2
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.79
$7.59
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.7
$27.2
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.96
$5.44
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.23
$3.18
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.44
$4.21
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.23
$4.28
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.12
$2.82
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.9
$2.32
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.29
$0.63
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.21
$2.4
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$13.7
$12.8
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.63
$1.94
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.94
$3.4
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$1.22
$4.93
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.09
$4.85
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.16
$2.38
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.79
$1.88
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$31.1
$40
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.1
$8.66
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$17.1
$29.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.61
$7.48
👖 Brand Jeans
$55.8
$56.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$64.5
$71.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$362
$323
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$8203
$17390

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86 km or 53 mi Pai
$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
7.8 km or 4.9 mi Guri
$906
11 km or 6.7 mi Hanam
$906
20 km or 12 mi Seoul
$1460
20 km or 12 mi Uijeongbu
$998
22 km or 14 mi Yangju
$912
23 km or 14 mi Seongnam
$1022
26 km or 16 mi Gwangju
$927
26 km or 16 mi Siheung
$945
29 km or 18 mi Pocheon
$906
30 km or 19 mi Gwacheon
$897
33 km or 21 mi Goyang
$1002
33 km or 21 mi Dongducheon
$911
35 km or 22 mi Gwangmyeong
$928
37 km or 23 mi Anyang
$1102
38 km or 24 mi Gunpo
$975
39 km or 24 mi Uiwang
$901
41 km or 25 mi Bucheon
$1121
41 km or 26 mi Paju
$941
43 km or 27 mi Suwon
$977
44 km or 27 mi Gimpo
$979
45 km or 28 mi Yongin
$1049
45 km or 28 mi Icheon
$979
49 km or 31 mi Ansan
$921
53 km or 33 mi Chuncheon
$834
53 km or 33 mi Yeoju
$902
53 km or 33 mi Incheon
$1002
56 km or 35 mi Osan
$912
63 km or 39 mi Hwaseong
$965
69 km or 43 mi Kaesong
$1473
70 km or 44 mi Anseong
$912
70 km or 44 mi Wonju
$857
72 km or 45 mi Pyeongtaek
$809
92 km or 57 mi Cheonan
$930
97 km or 61 mi Dangjin
$904
98 km or 61 mi Chungju
$1004
104 km or 65 mi Jecheon
$932
114 km or 71 mi Cheongju
$880
117 km or 72 mi Seosan
$872
128 km or 80 mi Sejong
$928
132 km or 82 mi Gongju
$939