Chiang Mai vs Yantai - Cost of Living Comparison

Chiang Mai Yantai
🚶 Cost of living one person
$539
$791
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1490
$1898
🏠 One person rent
$249
$387
🏘️ Family rent
$544
$505
🍽️ Food expenses
$201
$250
🚐 Transport expenses
$25.8
$67.2
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$442
$908
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
3 km
38 km
🎓 Higher education
49
47
😀 Quality of life
60
52
🏙️ Population
127K
7.1M

The cost of living in Chiang Mai is 32% less expensive than in Yantai. Cities ranked 7993rd and 6100th ($539 vs $791) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 12th and 33rd 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 1.1 months in Yantai. Chiang Mai ranked 2nd best city to live in Thailand vs Yantai ranked 46th in China, while ranked 5180th and 6039th among best cities to live in the world.

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Chiang Mai Yantai
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$1.5
$2.9
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$13.7
$22.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.5
$4.45
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.69
$2.44
 Cappuccino
$1.57
$4.01
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.51
$0.48
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$269
$358
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$176
$323
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$681
$351
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$418
$442
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$35.8
$43.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$55.1
$67.3
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$18.5
$13.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.84%
4.53%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1519
$5098
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$846
$3185
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.84
$0.38
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$27.7
$10.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$5.74
$4.32
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.17
$1.21
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.76
$2.44
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.24
$1.19
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.05
$0.96
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.45
$1.64
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$15.7
$13.4
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.79
$4.28
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.7
$16.4
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.96
$1.73
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.23
$1.36
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.44
$1.87
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.23
$1.85
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.12
$1.04
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.9
$0.74
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.29
$0.4
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.21
$0.94
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$13.7
$11.5
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.63
$0.74
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.94
$3.11
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$1.22
$5.15
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.09
$3.87
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.16
$0.94
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.79
$2.52
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$31.1
$12.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.1
$6.01
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$17.1
$36.4
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.61
$3.39
👖 Brand Jeans
$55.8
$90.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$64.5
$78.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$362
$415
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$8203
$15516

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$533
153 km or 95 mi Chiang Rai
$498
255 km or 158 mi Hpa-an
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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
40 km or 25 mi Qixia
$665
59 km or 37 mi Rushan
$662
68 km or 42 mi Laiyang
$672
70 km or 43 mi Haiyang
$664
74 km or 46 mi Weihai
$774
77 km or 48 mi Zhaoyuan
$661
88 km or 54 mi Longkou
$663
88 km or 55 mi Laixi
$669
111 km or 69 mi Rongcheng
$665
120 km or 75 mi Laizhou
$669
135 km or 84 mi Pingdu
$685
162 km or 101 mi Qingdao
$663
171 km or 106 mi Dalian
$686
173 km or 107 mi Jiaozhou
$672
176 km or 109 mi Gaomi
$672
177 km or 110 mi Changyi
$659
207 km or 128 mi Weifang
$773
224 km or 139 mi Anqiu
$674
227 km or 141 mi Zhucheng
$677
232 km or 144 mi Shouguang
$677
247 km or 154 mi Dongying
$676
256 km or 159 mi Wafangdian
$675
259 km or 161 mi Qingzhou
$673
275 km or 171 mi Rizhao
$667
287 km or 179 mi Binzhou
$661
293 km or 182 mi Zibo
$549
294 km or 183 mi Zhuanghe
$673
318 km or 197 mi Qinhuangdao
$755
318 km or 198 mi Zouping
$667
343 km or 213 mi Luanzhou
$658
347 km or 215 mi Gaizhou
$667
348 km or 216 mi Laiwu
$683
352 km or 219 mi Xintai
$683
358 km or 223 mi Binhai
$709
359 km or 223 mi Laoling
$665
361 km or 224 mi Xingcheng
$658
362 km or 225 mi Huanghua
$659
364 km or 226 mi Lianyungang
$611
366 km or 227 mi Qian'an
$666
366 km or 227 mi Tangshan
$767