Busan vs Mumbai - Cost of Living Comparison

Busan Mumbai
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1031
$632
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2765
$1666
🏠 One person rent
$401
$328
🏘️ Family rent
$777
$782
🍽️ Food expenses
$390
$196
🚐 Transport expenses
$150
$57.9
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1891
$839
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Bad
✈️ Airport proximity
13 km
14 km
🎓 Higher education
75
81
😀 Quality of life
89
66
🏙️ Population
3.45M
15.4M

The cost of living in Busan is 63% more expensive than in Mumbai. Cities ranked 4532nd and 7272nd ($1031 vs $632) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 8th and 2nd in South Korea and India, respectively. Check South Korea vs India comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.8 months in Busan compared to 1.3 months in Mumbai. Busan ranked 3rd best city to live in South Korea vs Mumbai ranked 3rd in India, while ranked 130th and 3749th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Busan vs Mumbai

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Busan Mumbai
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.19
$3.57
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$27
$24
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.85
$3.79
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.08
$2.61
 Cappuccino
$3.78
$2.76
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.35
$0.46
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$382
$459
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$279
$247
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$851
$1290
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$578
$587
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$80.3
$29.9
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$124
$45.7
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$20.7
$9.17
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.49%
7.67%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4953
$6172
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3043
$2719
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.99
$0.25
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$44.2
$7.95
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$12.8
$2.8
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.25
$1.4
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.95
$0.74
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.03
$0.48
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.81
$0.69
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.76
$1.02
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$16.2
$5.98
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.83
$4.19
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$22.8
$6.77
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.82
$2.33
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.63
$0.7
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.03
$1.4
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.65
$0.65
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.34
$0.42
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.87
$0.45
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.57
$0.25
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.15
$0.88
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$10.8
$10.1
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.88
$2.11
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.34
$3.65
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.12
$1.42
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.14
$4.09
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.76
$2.48
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.43
$1.03
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$44.9
$21.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$8.35
$4.43
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$27.8
$12.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$10.3
$4.15
👖 Brand Jeans
$62.1
$36
👟 Brand Sneakers
$73.7
$51.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$288
$111
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$22569
$3516

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$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

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Distance City Cost of living
20 km or 12 mi Navi Mumbai
$466
27 km or 17 mi Thane
$454
44 km or 28 mi Bhiwandi
$335
46 km or 28 mi Kalyan
$353
56 km or 35 mi Vasai
$393
119 km or 74 mi Pune
$446
152 km or 94 mi Nashik
$389
187 km or 116 mi Satara
$386
221 km or 137 mi Navsari
$247
245 km or 152 mi Surat
$426
252 km or 156 mi Malegaon
$320
280 km or 174 mi Aurangabad
$363
292 km or 182 mi Kolhapur
$342
297 km or 184 mi Sangli
$347
306 km or 190 mi Ichalkaranji
$342
320 km or 199 mi Bhavnagar
$299
355 km or 221 mi Solapur
$351
365 km or 227 mi Jalgaon
$382
373 km or 232 mi Vadodara
$343
387 km or 240 mi Bijapur
$328
387 km or 241 mi Belgaum
$749
400 km or 249 mi Latur
$442
402 km or 250 mi Panjim
$370
409 km or 254 mi Mormugao
$432
415 km or 258 mi Nadiad
$339
427 km or 265 mi Rajkot
$416
428 km or 266 mi Margao
$332
432 km or 268 mi Godhra
$336
449 km or 279 mi Porbandar
$338
453 km or 281 mi Ahmedabad
$468
457 km or 284 mi Hubli
$321
460 km or 286 mi Gulbarga
$305
473 km or 294 mi Gandhinagar
$318
473 km or 294 mi Nanded
$302
478 km or 297 mi Akola
$382
517 km or 321 mi Mehsana
$338
522 km or 324 mi Indore
$340
536 km or 333 mi Ratlam
$345
555 km or 345 mi Nizamabad
$272
558 km or 347 mi Amravati
$310