Busan vs Nicosia - Cost of Living Comparison

Busan Nicosia
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1031
$1164
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2765
$2822
🏠 One person rent
$401
$593
🏘️ Family rent
$777
$1093
🍽️ Food expenses
$390
$381
🚐 Transport expenses
$150
$73.6
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1891
$1370
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
13 km
12 km
🎓 Higher education
75
68
😀 Quality of life
89
80
🏙️ Population
3.45M
330K

The cost of living in Busan is 11% less expensive than in Nicosia. Cities ranked 4532nd and 4113th ($1031 vs $1164) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 8th and 3rd in South Korea and Cyprus, respectively. Check South Korea vs Cyprus comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.8 months in Busan compared to 1.2 months in Nicosia. Busan ranked 3rd best city to live in South Korea vs Nicosia ranked 1st in Cyprus, while ranked 130th and 343rd among best cities to live in the world.

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Busan Nicosia
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.19
$13.2
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$27
$51.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.85
$6.18
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.08
$4.1
 Cappuccino
$3.78
$3.3
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.35
$1.39
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$382
$554
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$279
$451
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$851
$1126
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$578
$871
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$80.3
$90.4
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$124
$140
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$20.7
$30.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.49%
2.57%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4953
$2161
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3043
$1540
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.99
$1.52
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$44.2
$40.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$12.8
$14.2
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.25
$1.47
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.95
$1.39
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.03
$1.7
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.81
$2.39
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.76
$3.01
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$16.2
$10.3
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.83
$7.14
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$22.8
$9.4
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.82
$2.78
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.63
$1.64
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.03
$1.98
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.65
$2.01
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.34
$0.91
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.87
$0.87
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.57
$0.76
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.15
$1.95
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$10.8
$7.09
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.88
$1.29
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.34
$5.15
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.12
$6.76
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.14
$3.75
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.76
$1.89
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.43
$2.88
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$44.9
$58.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$8.35
$9.78
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$27.8
$50.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$10.3
$10.3
👖 Brand Jeans
$62.1
$81.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$73.7
$83.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$288
$351
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$22569
$6520

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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

Cities near Nicosia

Distance City Cost of living
17 km or 11 mi Dali
$930
19 km or 12 mi Kyrenia
$754
32 km or 20 mi Aradippou
$900
37 km or 23 mi Larnaca
$1234
54 km or 33 mi Famagusta
$722
58 km or 36 mi Paralimni
$1023
63 km or 39 mi Limassol
$1520
65 km or 41 mi Ypsonas
$943
96 km or 60 mi Paphos
$1023
164 km or 102 mi Mut
$318
196 km or 122 mi Alanya
$400
213 km or 132 mi Mersin
$441
224 km or 139 mi Latakia
$395
224 km or 139 mi Karaman
$364
238 km or 148 mi Tarsus
$337
240 km or 149 mi Tripoli
$926
243 km or 151 mi Beirut
$1409
246 km or 153 mi Jounieh
$1187
257 km or 160 mi Samandag
$320
259 km or 161 mi Sidon
$806
267 km or 166 mi Eregli
$356
269 km or 167 mi Adana
$192
271 km or 168 mi Tyre
$1679
276 km or 171 mi Zahle
$1189
276 km or 172 mi Antakya
$399
286 km or 178 mi Iskenderun
$368
289 km or 180 mi Nahariya
$1643
296 km or 184 mi Acre
$1281
297 km or 185 mi Ma'alot-Tarshiha
$1647
298 km or 185 mi Kiryat Shmona
$1571
302 km or 187 mi Ceyhan
$321
303 km or 188 mi Haifa
$1568
304 km or 189 mi Kiryat Yam
$1644
304 km or 189 mi Kiryat Bialik
$1666
304 km or 189 mi Kiryat Motzkin
$1593
308 km or 191 mi Idlib
$467
308 km or 191 mi Hama
$481
308 km or 191 mi Antalya
$461
308 km or 192 mi Karmiel
$1669
309 km or 192 mi Kiryat Ata
$1341