Busan vs Nizhny Novgorod - Cost of Living Comparison

Busan Nizhny Novgorod
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1031
$864
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2765
$2211
🏠 One person rent
$401
$379
🏘️ Family rent
$777
$697
🍽️ Food expenses
$390
$305
🚐 Transport expenses
$150
$59
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1891
$699
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
13 km
13 km
🎓 Higher education
75
48
😀 Quality of life
89
59
🏙️ Population
3.45M
1.26M

The cost of living in Busan is 19% more expensive than in Nizhny Novgorod. Cities ranked 4532nd and 5851st ($1031 vs $864) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 8th and 17th in South Korea and Russia, respectively. Check South Korea vs Russia comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.8 months in Busan compared to 0.8 months in Nizhny Novgorod. Busan ranked 3rd best city to live in South Korea vs Nizhny Novgorod ranked 9th in Russia, while ranked 130th and 5248th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Busan vs Nizhny Novgorod

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Busan Nizhny Novgorod
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.19
$9.42
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$27
$40.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.85
$5.68
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.08
$1.47
 Cappuccino
$3.78
$2.5
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.35
$1.05
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$382
$406
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$279
$245
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$851
$833
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$578
$474
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$80.3
$93.2
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$124
$142
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$20.7
$8.89
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.49%
9.07%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4953
$2343
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3043
$1747
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.99
$0.49
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$44.2
$32.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$12.8
$3.8
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.25
$0.83
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.95
$1.16
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.03
$0.6
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.81
$1.53
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.76
$1.71
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$16.2
$11.3
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.83
$5.11
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$22.8
$8.56
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.82
$1.99
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.63
$1.36
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.03
$2.05
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.65
$3.41
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.34
$1.13
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.87
$0.93
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.57
$0.48
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.15
$1.87
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$10.8
$8.18
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.88
$1.04
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.34
$3.15
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.12
$5.44
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.14
$4.07
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.76
$1.49
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.43
$1.75
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$44.9
$41.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$8.35
$5.05
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$27.8
$18.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$10.3
$8
👖 Brand Jeans
$62.1
$135
👟 Brand Sneakers
$73.7
$149
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$288
$372
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$22569
$7816

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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 Nizhny Novgorod

Distance City Cost of living
36 km or 22 mi Dzerzhinsk
$652
198 km or 123 mi Ivanovo
$643
202 km or 125 mi Cheboksary
$562
223 km or 139 mi Vladimir
$652
241 km or 150 mi Yoshkar-Ola
$689
245 km or 152 mi Kostroma
$673
250 km or 155 mi Saransk
$678
290 km or 180 mi Yaroslavl
$573
323 km or 200 mi Kazan
$853
331 km or 205 mi Ryazan
$574
350 km or 217 mi Elektrostal
$719
353 km or 220 mi Penza
$569
355 km or 221 mi Ulyanovsk
$634
366 km or 227 mi Rybinsk
$854
380 km or 236 mi Balashikha
$807
386 km or 240 mi Korolyov
$938
387 km or 240 mi Lyubertsy
$684
391 km or 243 mi Mytishchi
$826
402 km or 250 mi Moscow
$1337
403 km or 250 mi Vologda
$720
410 km or 255 mi Khimki
$1058
415 km or 258 mi Podolsk
$891
418 km or 260 mi Krasnogorsk
$932
421 km or 262 mi Kirov
$485
434 km or 270 mi Tambov
$634
453 km or 281 mi Syzran
$723
466 km or 289 mi Tolyatti
$677
469 km or 291 mi Tula
$672
477 km or 297 mi Cherepovets
$615
482 km or 300 mi Obninsk
$639
492 km or 305 mi Nizhnekamsk
$741
498 km or 310 mi Tver
$689
501 km or 311 mi Lipetsk
$567
522 km or 324 mi Naberezhnye Chelny
$670
525 km or 326 mi Samara
$747
527 km or 328 mi Kaluga
$711
536 km or 333 mi Balakovo
$748
544 km or 338 mi Almetyevsk
$721
549 km or 341 mi Saratov
$686
558 km or 347 mi Engels
$727