Cost of Living in Chungju

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$1004
$2113
🛋️ Without rent
$501
$1614
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$503
$499
🍽️ Food
$370
$957
🚐 Transport
$57.1
$156
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1724
😀 Quality of life
64
🏙️ Population
211K

The average cost of living in Chungju is $1004, which is close to the world's average cost of living, ranked 5356th out of 9294 in our global list and 10th out of 87 in South Korea.

The median after-tax salary is $1724, which is enough to cover living expenses for 1.7 months. Ranked 4411th (TOP 47%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 71st best city to live in South Korea. With an estimated population of 211K, Chungju is the 51st largest city in South Korea.

✈️ Closest airport 8 km Jungwon Air Base/Chungju Airport
😷 Air quality Moderate 17.8 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 3857 Korea National University of Transportation
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Prices in Chungju

Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.17
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$22.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.64
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.68
 Cappuccino
$2.66
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.16
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$306
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$476
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$618
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$365
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$39.8
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$61.3
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$21.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.49%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$5588
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3515
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.06
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$39
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$14.7
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.26
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.93
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.86
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.38
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.39
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.2
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.24
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$20.2
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.04
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.48
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.07
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.87
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.31
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.8
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.68
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.97
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$15.3
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.49
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.36
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.9
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.73
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.35
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.87
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$36.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$7.57
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$30.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.29
👖 Brand Jeans
$41.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$54
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$154
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$22943

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