Busan vs Shangqiu - Cost of Living Comparison

Busan Shangqiu
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1031
$782
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2765
$2027
🏠 One person rent
$401
$357
🏘️ Family rent
$777
$589
🍽️ Food expenses
$390
$256
🚐 Transport expenses
$150
$79.8
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1891
$933
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Bad
✈️ Airport proximity
13 km
17 km
🎓 Higher education
75
23
😀 Quality of life
89
43
🏙️ Population
3.45M
7.82M

The cost of living in Busan is 32% more expensive than in Shangqiu. Cities ranked 4532nd and 6125th ($1031 vs $782) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 8th and 38th in South Korea and China, respectively. Check South Korea vs China comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.8 months in Busan compared to 1.2 months in Shangqiu. Busan ranked 3rd best city to live in South Korea vs Shangqiu ranked 225th in China, while ranked 130th and 6697th among best cities to live in the world.

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Busan Shangqiu
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.19
$3.86
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$27
$21.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.85
$5.08
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.08
$1.75
 Cappuccino
$3.78
$4.22
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.35
$0.44
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$382
$417
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$279
$281
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$851
$726
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$578
$470
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$80.3
$35.7
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$124
$54.8
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$20.7
$12.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.49%
4.77%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4953
$5454
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3043
$3405
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.99
$0.37
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$44.2
$19.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$12.8
$4.12
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.25
$1.23
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.95
$2.05
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.03
$1.67
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.81
$1.06
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.76
$1.84
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$16.2
$14.5
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.83
$4.1
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$22.8
$12.6
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.82
$1.83
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.63
$1.35
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.03
$1.71
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.65
$1.19
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.34
$0.82
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.87
$0.9
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.57
$0.44
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.15
$1.3
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$10.8
$14.3
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.88
$0.85
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.34
$3.31
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.12
$5.14
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.14
$4.88
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.76
$1.62
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.43
$1.71
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$44.9
$37
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$8.35
$6.9
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$27.8
$36.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$10.3
$5.74
👖 Brand Jeans
$62.1
$60.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$73.7
$85.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$288
$423
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$22569
$15946

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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

Cities near Shangqiu

Distance City Cost of living
92 km or 57 mi Yongcheng
$681
92 km or 57 mi Heze
$1436
117 km or 73 mi Huaibei
$702
121 km or 75 mi Changyuan
$669
126 km or 79 mi Kaifeng
$642
128 km or 79 mi Zoucheng
$678
128 km or 80 mi Zhoukou
$791
129 km or 80 mi Xiangcheng
$675
132 km or 82 mi Jieshou
$660
137 km or 85 mi Jining
$715
142 km or 89 mi Xuzhou
$622
150 km or 93 mi Suzhou
$750
156 km or 97 mi Tengzhou
$691
159 km or 99 mi Puyang
$702
170 km or 106 mi Fuyang
$782
174 km or 108 mi Xuchang
$692
174 km or 108 mi Changge
$666
176 km or 110 mi Xinzheng
$674
178 km or 110 mi Luohe
$661
178 km or 111 mi Qufu
$663
181 km or 112 mi Zaozhuang
$685
181 km or 113 mi Weihui
$656
185 km or 115 mi Zhengzhou
$604
188 km or 117 mi Xinxiang
$731
192 km or 119 mi Hebi
$689
202 km or 126 mi Yuzhou
$677
204 km or 127 mi Huixian
$666
208 km or 129 mi Xinmi
$670
210 km or 131 mi Xingyang
$662
217 km or 135 mi Pizhou
$690
220 km or 137 mi Anyang
$678
220 km or 137 mi Zhumadian
$754
221 km or 137 mi Feicheng
$675
227 km or 141 mi Liaocheng
$728
229 km or 142 mi Bengbu
$722
229 km or 143 mi Pingdingshan
$697
233 km or 145 mi Wugang
$647
236 km or 147 mi Tai'an
$652
238 km or 148 mi Jiaozuo
$681
240 km or 149 mi Dengfeng
$667