The 87 Best places to live in South Korea

South Korea is the 53rd most expensive and the 20th most liveable country.

Discover cost of living in South Korea.

South Korea Quality of life Rank
😃 Human freedom index
8.39
33
💸 GDP per capita
$31598
30
🛍️ GDPPC based on purchasing power
$44621
28
❤️ Life expectancy
83.4
5
☠️ Homicide rate
0.6
19
🚧 Road traffic mortality
8.6
63
👮 Corruption perceptions index
62
38
🏙️ Population
51.5M
27
🌐 English speaking %
20%
101

We also take into account weighted mean city-specific parameters: air quality, airport proximity index, cost of living, after-tax salary, salary to expenses ratio, universities score.

Below is the list of 87 best cities to live and work in South Korea for singles and families ranked by quality & cost of living.

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