Busan vs Kingstown - Cost of Living Comparison

Busan Kingstown
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1031
$866
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2765
$2080
🏠 One person rent
$401
$322
🏘️ Family rent
$777
$551
🍽️ Food expenses
$390
$423
🚐 Transport expenses
$150
$34
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1891
$853
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
13 km
9 km
🎓 Higher education
75
4
😀 Quality of life
89
33
🏙️ Population
3.45M
12.9K

The cost of living in Busan is 19% more expensive than in Kingstown. Cities ranked 4532nd and 5844th ($1031 vs $866) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 8th and 1st in South Korea and Saint Vincent, respectively. Check South Korea vs Saint Vincent comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.8 months in Busan compared to 1 months in Kingstown. Busan ranked 3rd best city to live in South Korea vs Kingstown ranked 2nd in Saint Vincent, while ranked 130th and 8224th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Busan vs Kingstown

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Busan Kingstown
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.19
$7.14
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$27
$64.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.85
$7.72
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.08
$2.59
 Cappuccino
$3.78
$1.85
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.35
$1.87
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$382
$320
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$279
$214
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$851
$688
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$578
$379
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$80.3
$43.8
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$124
$67.7
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$20.7
$42.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.49%
9.52%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4953
$1606
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3043
$797
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.99
$0.74
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$44.2
$44.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$12.8
$7.61
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.25
$1.08
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.95
$1.88
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.03
$1.54
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.81
$1.89
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.76
$3.37
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$16.2
$12.4
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.83
$5.93
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$22.8
$9.33
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.82
$5.36
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.63
$1.4
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.03
$1.36
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.65
$3.06
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.34
$2.9
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.87
$1.86
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.57
$2.45
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.15
$2.9
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$10.8
$12.9
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.88
$2.46
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.34
$4.4
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.12
$4.76
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.14
$3.07
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.76
$1.39
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.43
$1.35
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$44.9
$24.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$8.35
$5.58
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$27.8
$23.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$10.3
$5.11
👖 Brand Jeans
$62.1
$78.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$73.7
$102
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$288
$124
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$22569
$1916

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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 Kingstown

Distance City Cost of living
18 km or 11 mi Georgetown
$845
69 km or 43 mi Vieux Fort
$1095
98 km or 61 mi Castries
$1031
124 km or 77 mi Grenville
$1000
136 km or 85 mi St. George's
$1018
160 km or 100 mi Fort-de-France
$1181
173 km or 107 mi Holetown
$1268
175 km or 109 mi Bridgetown
$1262
227 km or 141 mi Scarborough
$1100
238 km or 148 mi Roseau
$943
269 km or 167 mi Portsmouth
$1233
280 km or 174 mi Port of Spain
$1002
281 km or 175 mi San Juan
$908
296 km or 184 mi Chaguanas
$973
319 km or 198 mi Basse-Terre
$1203
322 km or 200 mi San Fernando
$928
339 km or 210 mi Petit-Bourg
$1207
341 km or 212 mi Sainte-Anne
$1210
346 km or 215 mi Les Abymes
$1210
347 km or 216 mi Baie-Mahault
$1211
352 km or 219 mi Le Moule
$1208
353 km or 219 mi Carupano
$691
372 km or 231 mi La Asuncion
$682
376 km or 234 mi Porlamar
$589
436 km or 271 mi Maturin
$980
436 km or 271 mi All Saints
$1548
440 km or 273 mi Cumana
$707
445 km or 276 mi St. John's
$1546
465 km or 289 mi Tucupita
$679
487 km or 302 mi Basseterre
$1177
492 km or 306 mi Cayon
$1221
493 km or 306 mi Puerto la Cruz
$749
502 km or 312 mi Lecheria
$688
505 km or 314 mi Barcelona
$701
545 km or 338 mi Anaco
$697
548 km or 341 mi Cantaura
$681
557 km or 346 mi Ciudad Guayana
$846
574 km or 357 mi Philipsburg
$1845
579 km or 360 mi El Tigre
$702
587 km or 365 mi Upata
$679