Busan vs Delhi - Cost of Living Comparison

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Busan Delhi
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1031
$480
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2868
$1274
🏠 One person rent
$380
$189
🏘️ Family rent
$856
$445
🍽️ Food expenses
$420
$182
🚐 Transport expenses
$142
$63.7
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2478
$1011
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Unhealthy
✈️ Airport proximity
13 km
9 km
🎓 Higher education
73
94
😀 Quality of life
90
65
🏙️ Population
3.45M
26.5M

The cost of living in Busan is 115% more expensive than in Delhi. Cities ranked 5144th and 8625th ($1031 vs $480) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 59th and 13th in South Korea and India, respectively. Check South Korea vs India comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.4 months in Busan compared to 2.1 months in Delhi. Busan ranked 3rd best city to live in South Korea vs Delhi ranked 3rd in India, while ranked 108th and 4335th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Busan vs Delhi

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Busan Delhi
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.71
$3.78
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$27.7
$21
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.29
$4.18
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.99
$1.84
 Cappuccino
$3.67
$2.1
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.36
$0.42
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$368
$223
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$248
$121
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$875
$643
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$657
$308
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$88.2
$40.2
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$135
$62.3
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$19.3
$7.58
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.49%
9.01%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$8506
$2773
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$7564
$1281
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.01
$0.58
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$44.9
$11.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$11.2
$3.06
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.24
$1.21
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.93
$0.76
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.86
$0.52
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.19
$0.76
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.14
$1.06
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.6
$4.66
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.52
$3.73
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$30
$6.3
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.62
$2.01
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.97
$0.8
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.84
$1.07
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.44
$0.57
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.27
$0.34
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.21
$0.45
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.64
$0.23
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.11
$1.1
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.6
$9.94
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.73
$1.72
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.36
$4.03
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.73
$1.81
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.06
$3.25
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.69
$1.73
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.39
$1.16
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$41.9
$20.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$8.96
$4.66
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$25.1
$10.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$8.75
$2.88
👖 Brand Jeans
$70.1
$29.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$68.9
$46.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$530
$94.2
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$14047
$2066

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$931
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$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

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Distance City Cost of living
15 km or 9.2 mi Noida
$441
20 km or 12 mi Ghaziabad
$412
29 km or 18 mi Gurgaon
$516
29 km or 18 mi Faridabad
$409
42 km or 26 mi Sonipat
$368
59 km or 37 mi Meerut
$378
68 km or 43 mi Rohtak
$343
106 km or 66 mi Bhiwani
$356
122 km or 76 mi Aligarh
$288
130 km or 81 mi Sambhal
$336
136 km or 84 mi Alwar
$321
139 km or 87 mi Mathura
$295
148 km or 92 mi Saharanpur
$254
149 km or 92 mi Moradabad
$350
154 km or 96 mi Hisar
$249
183 km or 114 mi Agra
$362
191 km or 119 mi Rishikesh
$379
200 km or 124 mi Dehradun
$371
217 km or 135 mi Bareilly
$343
219 km or 136 mi Patiala
$383
234 km or 145 mi Chandigarh
$401
235 km or 146 mi Sikar
$373
236 km or 146 mi Jaipur
$391
271 km or 168 mi Shimla
$281
282 km or 175 mi Ludhiana
$446
289 km or 180 mi Gwalior
$432
305 km or 190 mi Bheemdatta
$399
330 km or 205 mi Dhangadhi
$414
335 km or 208 mi Jalandhar
$419
353 km or 219 mi Ajmer
$336
382 km or 237 mi Jhansi
$441
388 km or 241 mi Bikaner
$291
392 km or 244 mi Kanpur
$297
399 km or 248 mi Amritsar
$508
411 km or 256 mi Kota
$368
419 km or 260 mi Lucknow
$371
423 km or 263 mi Lahore
$384
428 km or 266 mi Pathankot
$408
434 km or 270 mi Okara
$293
449 km or 279 mi Bhilwara
$351