Busan vs Kansas - Cost of Living Comparison

Busan Kansas
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1031
$1716
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2765
$4245
🏠 One person rent
$401
$977
🏘️ Family rent
$777
$1856
🍽️ Food expenses
$390
$491
🚐 Transport expenses
$150
$90
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1891
$4161
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
13 km
8 km
🎓 Higher education
75
63
😀 Quality of life
89
88
🏙️ Population
3.45M
489K

The cost of living in Busan is 40% less expensive than in Kansas. Cities ranked 4532nd and 2149th ($1031 vs $1716) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 8th and 1897th in South Korea and the United States, respectively. Check South Korea vs the United States comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.8 months in Busan compared to 2.4 months in Kansas. Busan ranked 3rd best city to live in South Korea vs Kansas ranked 37th in the United States, while ranked 130th and 154th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Busan vs Kansas

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Busan Kansas
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.19
$15.8
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$27
$53.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.85
$9.07
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.08
$5.32
 Cappuccino
$3.78
$5.35
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.35
$2.24
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$382
$1004
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$279
$720
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$851
$2153
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$578
$1434
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$80.3
$140
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$124
$217
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$20.7
$61.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.49%
5.41%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4953
$3312
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3043
$825
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.99
$1.49
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$44.2
$50.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$12.8
$14.3
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.25
$1.11
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.95
$0.98
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.03
$2.46
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.81
$2.51
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.76
$2.71
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$16.2
$10.9
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.83
$7.88
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$22.8
$11.5
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.82
$3.66
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.63
$1.66
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.03
$2.75
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.65
$4
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.34
$1.98
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.87
$2.28
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.57
$1.1
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.15
$2.26
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$10.8
$16
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.88
$2.5
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.34
$6.54
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.12
$8.16
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.14
$5.25
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.76
$3.4
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.43
$1.75
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$44.9
$44
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$8.35
$10.9
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$27.8
$124
💇 Haircut, simple
$10.3
$20.9
👖 Brand Jeans
$62.1
$51.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$73.7
$96.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$288
$686
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$22569
$16793

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$909
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$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 Kansas

Distance City Cost of living
8.1 km or 5 mi Prairie Village
$1946
10 km or 6.3 mi Kansas City
$1961
12 km or 7.4 mi Raytown
$1948
15 km or 9.2 mi Leawood
$1816
15 km or 9.2 mi Overland Park
$1845
15 km or 9.2 mi Independence
$1454
16 km or 10 mi Shawnee
$1946
18 km or 11 mi Lenexa
$1938
18 km or 11 mi Gladstone
$1938
19 km or 12 mi Grandview
$1928
23 km or 14 mi Lee's Summit
$1955
25 km or 16 mi Liberty
$1865
26 km or 16 mi Belton
$2067
27 km or 17 mi Olathe
$1958
27 km or 17 mi Blue Springs
$1948
39 km or 24 mi Gardner
$1935
41 km or 26 mi Leavenworth
$2026
57 km or 35 mi Lawrence
$1506
82 km or 51 mi St. Joseph
$1941
95 km or 59 mi Topeka
$1630
123 km or 77 mi Sedalia
$1927
156 km or 97 mi Emporia
$1168
174 km or 108 mi Manhattan
$1590
183 km or 113 mi Pittsburg
$1947
195 km or 121 mi Columbia
$1740
195 km or 121 mi Junction
$1967
215 km or 134 mi Jefferson
$1428
219 km or 136 mi Joplin
$1437
235 km or 146 mi Springfield
$1373
250 km or 155 mi Nixa
$1943
261 km or 162 mi Bellevue
$1961
263 km or 163 mi Salina
$1870
265 km or 165 mi Lincoln
$1366
265 km or 165 mi Newton
$1938
268 km or 167 mi Council Bluffs
$1942
275 km or 171 mi Omaha
$1614
283 km or 176 mi Bartlesville
$1964
284 km or 176 mi Wichita
$1559
286 km or 178 mi Ottumwa
$1499
287 km or 178 mi Derby
$1943