Busan vs Crete - Cost of Living Comparison

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Busan Crete
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1031
$1142
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2868
$2833
🏠 One person rent
$380
$438
🏘️ Family rent
$856
$842
🍽️ Food expenses
$420
$502
🚐 Transport expenses
$142
$104
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2478
$1466
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
13 km
26 km
🎓 Higher education
73
32
😀 Quality of life
90
60
🏙️ Population
3.45M
623K

The cost of living in Busan is 10% less expensive than in Crete. Cities ranked 5144th and 4584th ($1031 vs $1142) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 59th and 16th in South Korea and Greece, respectively. Check South Korea vs Greece comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.4 months in Busan compared to 1.3 months in Crete. Busan ranked 3rd best city to live in South Korea vs Crete ranked 19th in Greece, while ranked 108th and 5335th among best cities to live in the world.

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Busan Crete
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.71
$27.7
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$27.7
$54.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.29
$10.3
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.99
$3.76
 Cappuccino
$3.67
$3.29
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.36
$1.94
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$368
$225
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$248
$350
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$875
$841
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$657
$642
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$88.2
$82.8
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$135
$130
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$19.3
$30.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.49%
4.33%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$8506
$3533
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$7564
$2162
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.01
$1.3
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$44.9
$42.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$11.2
$14.5
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.24
$2.08
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.93
$2.11
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.86
$1.07
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.19
$4.34
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.14
$3.87
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.6
$20
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.52
$10.7
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$30
$14
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.62
$1.6
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.97
$2.18
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.84
$1.07
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.44
$1.16
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.27
$0.86
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.21
$0.43
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.64
$0.52
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.11
$2.3
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.6
$4.8
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.73
$1.43
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.36
$4.74
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.73
$5.21
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.06
$4.37
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.69
$2.18
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.39
$2.88
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$41.9
$35.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$8.96
$7.58
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$25.1
$38.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$8.75
$11
👖 Brand Jeans
$70.1
$86.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$68.9
$64.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$530
$165
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$14047
$4279

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Distance City Cost of living
21 km or 13 mi Gimhae
$931
27 km or 16 mi Yangsan
$994
40 km or 25 mi Changwon
$1112
46 km or 28 mi Masan
$1029
50 km or 31 mi Geoje
$925
51 km or 32 mi Miryang
$1008
56 km or 35 mi Ulsan
$1151
63 km or 39 mi Tongyeong
$948
64 km or 40 mi Sacheon
$972
81 km or 50 mi Tsushima Island
$921
84 km or 52 mi Gyeongsan
$1053
85 km or 53 mi Gyeongju
$1358
87 km or 54 mi Jinju
$884
94 km or 58 mi Daegu
$1108
98 km or 61 mi Yeongcheon
$1047
102 km or 64 mi Tsushima
$922
108 km or 67 mi Pohang
$1047
123 km or 77 mi Gwangyang
$1043
131 km or 82 mi Yeosu
$1120
138 km or 86 mi Gumi
$1060
141 km or 88 mi Gimcheon
$1082
142 km or 88 mi Suncheon
$1060
154 km or 96 mi Namwon
$999
162 km or 101 mi Iki
$937
165 km or 103 mi Andong
$880
166 km or 103 mi Sangju
$1062
183 km or 113 mi Mungyeong
$1034
189 km or 118 mi Jeonju
$823
193 km or 120 mi Gwangju
$1150
195 km or 121 mi Yeongju
$1002
198 km or 123 mi Hirado
$937
199 km or 124 mi Munakata
$946
199 km or 124 mi Fukutsu
$961
200 km or 124 mi Okagaki
$929
201 km or 125 mi Koga
$971
201 km or 125 mi Shingu
$976
202 km or 125 mi Itoshima
$972
202 km or 126 mi Karatsu
$949
204 km or 127 mi Daejeon
$952
205 km or 127 mi Jeongeup
$990

Cities near Crete

Distance City Cost of living
22 km or 14 mi Heraklion
$1076
39 km or 24 mi Rethymno
$1005
83 km or 51 mi Chania
$1168
132 km or 82 mi Santorini
$1731
241 km or 150 mi Mykonos
$1259
298 km or 185 mi Bodrum
$851
300 km or 187 mi Voula
$1358
303 km or 189 mi Glyfada
$1471
306 km or 190 mi Argyroupoli
$1328
310 km or 193 mi Palaio Faliro
$1330
311 km or 193 mi Nea Smyrni
$1230
312 km or 194 mi Kallithea
$1233
313 km or 195 mi Piraeus
$1092
314 km or 195 mi Kalamata
$1051
315 km or 196 mi Athens
$1283
316 km or 196 mi Nikaia
$1131
317 km or 197 mi Salamina
$1044
320 km or 199 mi Nea Ionia
$1242
320 km or 199 mi Peristeri
$1177
320 km or 199 mi Nea Filadelfeia
$1224
323 km or 201 mi Kifissia
$1464
324 km or 202 mi Rhodes
$1056
327 km or 203 mi Eleusis
$1125
328 km or 204 mi Aspropyrgos
$1122
332 km or 207 mi Tripoli
$1032
340 km or 211 mi Corinth
$1135
349 km or 217 mi Marmaris
$797
351 km or 218 mi Derna
$401
353 km or 220 mi Kusadasi
$660
358 km or 223 mi Chios
$1088
369 km or 229 mi Chalcis
$1133
369 km or 229 mi Tobruk
$400
377 km or 234 mi Mugla
$793
386 km or 240 mi Aydin
$553
399 km or 248 mi Izmir
$842
399 km or 248 mi Tire
$588
407 km or 253 mi Fethiye
$845
421 km or 262 mi Nazilli
$553
431 km or 268 mi Patras
$1042
432 km or 269 mi Manisa
$642