Busan vs Maputo - Cost of Living Comparison

Busan Maputo
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1031
$1049
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2765
$2602
🏠 One person rent
$401
$544
🏘️ Family rent
$777
$1076
🍽️ Food expenses
$390
$296
🚐 Transport expenses
$150
$125
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1891
$221
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
13 km
1 km
🎓 Higher education
75
24
😀 Quality of life
89
41
🏙️ Population
3.45M
1.19M

The cost of living in Busan is 2% less expensive than in Maputo. Cities ranked 4532nd and 4440th ($1031 vs $1049) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 8th and 4th in South Korea and Mozambique, respectively. Check South Korea vs Mozambique comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.8 months in Busan compared to 0.2 months in Maputo. Busan ranked 3rd best city to live in South Korea vs Maputo ranked 1st in Mozambique, while ranked 130th and 7028th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Busan vs Maputo

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Busan Maputo
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.19
$12
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$27
$40.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.85
$4.59
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.08
$1.21
 Cappuccino
$3.78
$1.72
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.35
$1.36
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$382
$837
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$279
$301
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$851
$1575
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$578
$751
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$80.3
$48.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$124
$73.8
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$20.7
$87.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.49%
25.38%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4953
$3194
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3043
$2092
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.99
$0.28
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$44.2
$13.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$12.8
$24.8
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.25
$1.14
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.95
$1.42
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.03
$0.72
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.81
$0.83
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.76
$1.9
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$16.2
$14.9
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.83
$6.23
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$22.8
$5.35
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.82
$1.81
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.63
$0.78
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.03
$1.37
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.65
$1.13
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.34
$0.77
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.87
$1.07
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.57
$0.47
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.15
$1.19
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$10.8
$12.1
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.88
$1.04
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.34
$2.1
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.12
$4.88
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.14
$4.16
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.76
$1.81
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.43
$1.46
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$44.9
$46.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$8.35
$8.56
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$27.8
$40.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$10.3
$6.44
👖 Brand Jeans
$62.1
$35
👟 Brand Sneakers
$73.7
$66.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$288
$280
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$22569
$4423

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$909
40 km or 25 mi Changwon
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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

Cities near Maputo

Distance City Cost of living
12 km or 7.7 mi Matola
$1058
136 km or 85 mi Manzini
$733
144 km or 90 mi Xai-Xai
$1114
148 km or 92 mi Mbabane
$722
272 km or 169 mi Vryheid
$835
310 km or 193 mi Middelburg
$822
318 km or 197 mi Bethal
$760
415 km or 258 mi Springs
$766
426 km or 265 mi Benoni
$821
439 km or 273 mi Centurion
$734
440 km or 273 mi Pretoria
$835
453 km or 281 mi Sandton
$907
454 km or 282 mi Johannesburg
$935
457 km or 284 mi Randburg
$776
460 km or 286 mi Pietermaritzburg
$685
464 km or 288 mi Durban
$827
471 km or 292 mi Vereeniging
$728
472 km or 293 mi Soweto
$897
480 km or 299 mi Vanderbijlpark
$852
483 km or 300 mi Brits
$763
534 km or 332 mi Butha-Buthe
$579
536 km or 333 mi Rustenburg
$881
553 km or 343 mi Potchefstroom
$639
564 km or 351 mi Kroonstad
$770
598 km or 371 mi Teyateyaneng
$579
598 km or 372 mi Klerksdorp
$629
624 km or 388 mi Welkom
$708
628 km or 390 mi Maseru
$593
661 km or 411 mi Mahalapye
$544
667 km or 414 mi Palapye
$506
674 km or 419 mi Masvingo
$825
680 km or 422 mi Mafeteng
$579
685 km or 425 mi Gaborone
$668
695 km or 432 mi Mmabatho
$762
697 km or 433 mi Lobatse
$615
712 km or 443 mi Serowe
$527
715 km or 444 mi Beira
$990
720 km or 447 mi Bloemfontein
$696
730 km or 453 mi Mthatha
$760
732 km or 455 mi Molepolole
$616