Cost of Living in Samcheok

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$898
$2375
🛋️ Without rent
$511
$1611
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$387
$764
🍽️ Food
$390
$1012
🚐 Transport
$36.7
$98.5
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1679
😀 Quality of life
60
🏙️ Population
69.5K

The average cost of living in Samcheok is $898, which is in the top 38% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 5722nd out of 9294 in our global list and 68th out of 87 in South Korea.

The median after-tax salary is $1679, which is enough to cover living expenses for 1.9 months. Ranked 5228th (TOP 56%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 85th best city to live in South Korea. With an estimated population of 69.5K, Samcheok is the 84th largest city in South Korea.

✈️ Closest airport 40 km Gangneung Airport (K-18)
😷 Air quality Good 11.2 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 8326 Hanzhong University
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Prices in Samcheok

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.9
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$28.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.04
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.66
 Cappuccino
$2.98
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.33
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$359
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$279
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$731
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$613
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$69.9
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$106
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$21.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.7%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$5299
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3388
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.06
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$38.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$9.67
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.32
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.74
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.25
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.03
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.99
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.4
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.52
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$25.6
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.1
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.03
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.92
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.05
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.62
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.19
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.63
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.38
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$12
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.83
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.34
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.9
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.74
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.37
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.87
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$37.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$8.2
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$29.7
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.32
👖 Brand Jeans
$55.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$70.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$305
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$15966

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