Busan vs Makassar - Cost of Living Comparison

Busan Makassar
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1031
$510
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2765
$1233
🏠 One person rent
$401
$217
🏘️ Family rent
$777
$397
🍽️ Food expenses
$390
$193
🚐 Transport expenses
$150
$49.8
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1891
$223
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
13 km
17 km
🎓 Higher education
75
56
😀 Quality of life
89
48
🏙️ Population
3.45M
1.34M

The cost of living in Busan is 102% more expensive than in Makassar. Cities ranked 4532nd and 8256th ($1031 vs $510) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 8th and 20th in South Korea and Indonesia, respectively. Check South Korea vs Indonesia comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.8 months in Busan compared to 0.4 months in Makassar. Busan ranked 3rd best city to live in South Korea vs Makassar ranked 13th in Indonesia, while ranked 130th and 6342nd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Busan vs Makassar

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Busan Makassar
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.19
$2.12
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$27
$9.47
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.85
$3.17
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.08
$2.52
 Cappuccino
$3.78
$1.94
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.35
$0.58
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$382
$284
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$279
$129
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$851
$547
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$578
$273
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$80.3
$22.8
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$124
$35.1
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$20.7
$34.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.49%
10.58%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4953
$1344
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3043
$436
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.99
$0.34
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$44.2
$22.6
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$12.8
$4.38
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.25
$0.66
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.95
$1.26
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.03
$0.88
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.81
$0.8
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.76
$1.38
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$16.2
$9.11
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.83
$3.25
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$22.8
$7.81
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.82
$2.56
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.63
$0.89
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.03
$2.39
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.65
$1.25
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.34
$1.03
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.87
$1.79
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.57
$0.29
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.15
$1.12
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$10.8
$19.4
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.88
$2.12
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.34
$1.66
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.12
$1.05
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.14
$1.03
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.76
$0.92
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.43
$1.03
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$44.9
$16
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$8.35
$2.55
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$27.8
$12
💇 Haircut, simple
$10.3
$1.9
👖 Brand Jeans
$62.1
$47.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$73.7
$66.5
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$288
$51
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$22569
$5004

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$909
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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

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Distance City Cost of living
126 km or 78 mi Parepare
$485
253 km or 157 mi Palopo
$490
358 km or 223 mi Baubau
$488
376 km or 233 mi Kendari
$499
379 km or 235 mi Bima
$485
474 km or 294 mi Palu
$500
523 km or 325 mi Balikpapan
$530
529 km or 329 mi Mataram
$372
549 km or 341 mi Banjarbaru
$491
572 km or 355 mi Banjarmasin
$410
573 km or 356 mi Samarinda
$590
592 km or 368 mi Ubud
$592
607 km or 377 mi Denpasar
$562
614 km or 382 mi Bali
$736
623 km or 387 mi Bontang
$490
691 km or 429 mi Palangka Raya
$494
723 km or 450 mi Kupang
$494
744 km or 462 mi Probolinggo
$493
750 km or 466 mi Gorontalo
$488
771 km or 479 mi Maliana
$494
771 km or 479 mi Pasuruan
$490
774 km or 481 mi Surabaya
$539
779 km or 484 mi Dili
$504
796 km or 495 mi Ainaro
$494
814 km or 506 mi Mojokerto
$471
814 km or 506 mi Malang
$418
820 km or 509 mi Batu
$490
861 km or 535 mi Baucau
$493
867 km or 539 mi Blitar
$486
870 km or 541 mi Kediri
$499
915 km or 569 mi Madiun
$391
952 km or 592 mi Manado
$611
958 km or 595 mi Tarakan
$491
974 km or 605 mi Bitung
$491
984 km or 611 mi Ambon
$551
988 km or 614 mi Surakarta
$430
1015 km or 631 mi Salatiga
$491
1015 km or 631 mi Semarang
$525
1043 km or 648 mi Yogyakarta
$440
1062 km or 660 mi Tawau
$508