Chiang Mai vs Yongin - Cost of Living Comparison

Chiang Mai Yongin
🚶 Cost of living one person
$539
$1049
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1490
$2784
🏠 One person rent
$249
$406
🏘️ Family rent
$544
$811
🍽️ Food expenses
$201
$465
🚐 Transport expenses
$25.8
$92
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$442
$1847
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
3 km
17 km
🎓 Higher education
49
83
😀 Quality of life
60
71
🏙️ Population
127K
971K

The cost of living in Chiang Mai is 49% less expensive than in Yongin. Cities ranked 7993rd and 4437th ($539 vs $1049) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 12th and 7th 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 Yongin. Chiang Mai ranked 2nd best city to live in Thailand vs Yongin ranked 22nd in South Korea, while ranked 5180th and 1853rd among best cities to live in the world.

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Chiang Mai Yongin
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$1.5
$6.07
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$13.7
$22.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.5
$5.96
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.69
$2.32
 Cappuccino
$1.57
$3.86
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.51
$1.91
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$269
$396
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$176
$296
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$681
$828
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$418
$649
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$35.8
$69
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$55.1
$106
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$18.5
$20.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.84%
3.62%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1519
$7176
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$846
$4208
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.84
$0.99
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$27.7
$42
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$5.74
$9.88
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.17
$1.25
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.76
$2.32
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.24
$1.53
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.05
$3.85
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.45
$2.73
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$15.7
$7.62
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.79
$15.4
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.7
$22.7
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.96
$7.73
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.23
$3.83
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.44
$3.85
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.23
$3.82
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.12
$3.83
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.9
$3.8
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.29
$0.51
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.21
$1.92
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$13.7
$15.2
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.63
$1.72
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.94
$3.86
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$1.22
$4.95
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.09
$5
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.16
$2.38
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.79
$1.86
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$31.1
$40.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.1
$8.71
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$17.1
$30.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.61
$7.58
👖 Brand Jeans
$55.8
$55.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$64.5
$71.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$362
$335
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$8203
$17766

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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
15 km or 9.6 mi Osan
$912
18 km or 11 mi Suwon
$977
20 km or 12 mi Gwangju
$927
21 km or 13 mi Siheung
$945
22 km or 14 mi Icheon
$979
23 km or 14 mi Seongnam
$1022
24 km or 15 mi Uiwang
$901
26 km or 16 mi Anseong
$912
27 km or 17 mi Gunpo
$975
28 km or 18 mi Gwacheon
$897
29 km or 18 mi Pyeongtaek
$809
30 km or 19 mi Anyang
$1102
34 km or 21 mi Hanam
$906
35 km or 22 mi Ansan
$921
39 km or 24 mi Hwaseong
$965
39 km or 24 mi Yeoju
$902
40 km or 25 mi Gwangmyeong
$928
40 km or 25 mi Guri
$906
42 km or 26 mi Seoul
$1460
45 km or 28 mi Namyangju
$970
47 km or 29 mi Bucheon
$1121
48 km or 30 mi Cheonan
$930
55 km or 34 mi Incheon
$1002
57 km or 35 mi Goyang
$1002
59 km or 37 mi Uijeongbu
$998
61 km or 38 mi Gimpo
$979
63 km or 39 mi Yangju
$912
63 km or 39 mi Dangjin
$904
65 km or 40 mi Wonju
$857
71 km or 44 mi Chungju
$1004
71 km or 44 mi Cheongju
$880
73 km or 45 mi Pocheon
$906
74 km or 46 mi Paju
$941
76 km or 47 mi Dongducheon
$911
84 km or 52 mi Seosan
$872
84 km or 52 mi Sejong
$928
85 km or 53 mi Chuncheon
$834
87 km or 54 mi Gongju
$939
90 km or 56 mi Jecheon
$932
99 km or 62 mi Kaesong
$1473