Busan vs Crete - Cost of Living Comparison

Busan Crete
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1031
$869
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2765
$2193
🏠 One person rent
$401
$341
🏘️ Family rent
$777
$595
🍽️ Food expenses
$390
$336
🚐 Transport expenses
$150
$94.7
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1891
$790
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
13 km
26 km
🎓 Higher education
75
32
😀 Quality of life
89
57
🏙️ Population
3.45M
623K

The cost of living in Busan is 19% more expensive than in Crete. Cities ranked 4532nd and 5832nd ($1031 vs $869) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 8th and 27th in South Korea and Greece, respectively. Check South Korea vs Greece comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.8 months in Busan compared to 0.9 months in Crete. Busan ranked 3rd best city to live in South Korea vs Crete ranked 24th in Greece, while ranked 130th and 5543rd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Busan vs Crete

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Busan Crete
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.19
$10.4
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$27
$35.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.85
$9.96
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.08
$3.34
 Cappuccino
$3.78
$3.09
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.35
$2.2
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$382
$320
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$279
$229
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$851
$593
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$578
$435
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$80.3
$61.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$124
$95.4
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$20.7
$33.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.49%
4.48%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4953
$3025
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3043
$2229
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.99
$1.23
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$44.2
$41.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$12.8
$11.7
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.25
$2.21
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.95
$1.09
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.03
$1.09
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.81
$2.16
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.76
$2.65
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$16.2
$12.2
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.83
$7.01
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$22.8
$9.02
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.82
$2.02
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.63
$1.92
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.03
$0.96
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.65
$1.09
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.34
$0.97
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.87
$0.95
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.57
$0.32
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.15
$2.13
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$10.8
$4.12
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.88
$1.02
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.34
$4.6
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.12
$5.48
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.14
$4.19
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.76
$1.92
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.43
$2.77
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$44.9
$38.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$8.35
$7.39
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$27.8
$35.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$10.3
$9.36
👖 Brand Jeans
$62.1
$95.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$73.7
$64.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$288
$338
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$22569
$6246

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21 km or 13 mi Gimhae
$839
27 km or 16 mi Yangsan
$909
40 km or 25 mi Changwon
$955
46 km or 28 mi Masan
$945
50 km or 31 mi Geoje
$945
51 km or 32 mi Miryang
$861
56 km or 35 mi Ulsan
$1066
63 km or 39 mi Tongyeong
$900
64 km or 40 mi Sacheon
$795
81 km or 50 mi Tsushima Island
$1024
84 km or 52 mi Gyeongsan
$922
85 km or 53 mi Gyeongju
$1184
87 km or 54 mi Jinju
$765
94 km or 58 mi Daegu
$918
98 km or 61 mi Yeongcheon
$792
102 km or 64 mi Tsushima
$1021
108 km or 67 mi Pohang
$775
123 km or 77 mi Gwangyang
$963
131 km or 82 mi Yeosu
$1003
138 km or 86 mi Gumi
$951
141 km or 88 mi Gimcheon
$925
142 km or 88 mi Suncheon
$923
154 km or 96 mi Namwon
$895
162 km or 101 mi Iki
$1020
165 km or 103 mi Andong
$800
166 km or 103 mi Sangju
$981
183 km or 113 mi Mungyeong
$897
189 km or 118 mi Jeonju
$791
193 km or 120 mi Gwangju
$902
195 km or 121 mi Yeongju
$963
198 km or 123 mi Hirado
$1020
199 km or 124 mi Munakata
$1024
199 km or 124 mi Fukutsu
$1023
200 km or 124 mi Okagaki
$1024
201 km or 125 mi Koga
$1023
201 km or 125 mi Shingu
$1021
202 km or 125 mi Itoshima
$1021
202 km or 126 mi Karatsu
$1025
204 km or 127 mi Daejeon
$944
205 km or 127 mi Jeongeup
$901

Cities near Crete

Distance City Cost of living
22 km or 14 mi Heraklion
$851
39 km or 24 mi Rethymno
$820
83 km or 51 mi Chania
$972
132 km or 82 mi Santorini
$1010
241 km or 150 mi Mykonos
$1341
298 km or 185 mi Bodrum
$387
300 km or 187 mi Voula
$846
303 km or 189 mi Glyfada
$1267
306 km or 190 mi Argyroupoli
$811
310 km or 193 mi Palaio Faliro
$920
311 km or 193 mi Nea Smyrni
$991
312 km or 194 mi Kallithea
$889
313 km or 195 mi Piraeus
$1086
314 km or 195 mi Kalamata
$808
315 km or 196 mi Athens
$1059
316 km or 196 mi Nikaia
$888
317 km or 197 mi Salamina
$899
320 km or 199 mi Nea Ionia
$889
320 km or 199 mi Peristeri
$973
320 km or 199 mi Nea Filadelfeia
$885
323 km or 201 mi Kifissia
$1182
324 km or 202 mi Rhodes
$995
327 km or 203 mi Eleusis
$885
328 km or 204 mi Aspropyrgos
$814
332 km or 207 mi Tripoli
$770
340 km or 211 mi Corinth
$803
349 km or 217 mi Marmaris
$529
351 km or 218 mi Derna
$412
353 km or 220 mi Kusadasi
$345
358 km or 223 mi Chios
$798
369 km or 229 mi Chalcis
$919
369 km or 229 mi Tobruk
$353
377 km or 234 mi Mugla
$479
386 km or 240 mi Aydin
$287
399 km or 248 mi Izmir
$488
399 km or 248 mi Tire
$320
407 km or 253 mi Fethiye
$426
421 km or 262 mi Nazilli
$308
431 km or 268 mi Patras
$822
432 km or 269 mi Manisa
$355