Busan vs Tirana - Cost of Living Comparison

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Busan Tirana
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1031
$993
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2868
$2445
🏠 One person rent
$380
$437
🏘️ Family rent
$856
$795
🍽️ Food expenses
$420
$363
🚐 Transport expenses
$142
$104
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2478
$618
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
13 km
13 km
🎓 Higher education
73
44
😀 Quality of life
90
66
🏙️ Population
3.45M
418K

The cost of living in Busan is 4% more expensive than in Tirana. Cities ranked 5144th and 5419th ($1031 vs $993) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 59th and 1st in South Korea and Albania, respectively. Check South Korea vs Albania comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.4 months in Busan compared to 0.6 months in Tirana. Busan ranked 3rd best city to live in South Korea vs Tirana ranked 1st in Albania, while ranked 108th and 3971st among best cities to live in the world.

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Busan Tirana
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.71
$10.4
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$27.7
$51.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.29
$7.63
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.99
$2.61
 Cappuccino
$3.67
$1.79
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.36
$1.57
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$368
$474
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$248
$327
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$875
$1024
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$657
$594
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$88.2
$63.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$135
$97.7
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$19.3
$17
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.49%
5.47%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$8506
$2721
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$7564
$1383
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.01
$0.41
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$44.9
$16.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$11.2
$27.9
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.24
$1.98
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.93
$1.91
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.86
$1.01
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.19
$1.99
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.14
$3.68
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.6
$11.8
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.52
$7.41
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$30
$12.9
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.62
$1.3
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.97
$2.27
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.84
$1.68
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.44
$1.52
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.27
$1.02
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.21
$1.06
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.64
$0.44
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.11
$1.88
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.6
$10.4
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.73
$1.29
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.36
$3.64
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.73
$6.96
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.06
$4.69
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.69
$2.28
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.39
$3.25
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$41.9
$42.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$8.96
$8.3
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$25.1
$30.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$8.75
$4.84
👖 Brand Jeans
$70.1
$55.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$68.9
$90.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$530
$229
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$14047
$4414

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Distance City Cost of living
21 km or 13 mi Gimhae
$931
27 km or 16 mi Yangsan
$994
40 km or 25 mi Changwon
$1112
46 km or 28 mi Masan
$1029
50 km or 31 mi Geoje
$925
51 km or 32 mi Miryang
$1008
56 km or 35 mi Ulsan
$1151
63 km or 39 mi Tongyeong
$948
64 km or 40 mi Sacheon
$972
81 km or 50 mi Tsushima Island
$921
84 km or 52 mi Gyeongsan
$1053
85 km or 53 mi Gyeongju
$1358
87 km or 54 mi Jinju
$884
94 km or 58 mi Daegu
$1108
98 km or 61 mi Yeongcheon
$1047
102 km or 64 mi Tsushima
$922
108 km or 67 mi Pohang
$1047
123 km or 77 mi Gwangyang
$1043
131 km or 82 mi Yeosu
$1120
138 km or 86 mi Gumi
$1060
141 km or 88 mi Gimcheon
$1082
142 km or 88 mi Suncheon
$1060
154 km or 96 mi Namwon
$999
162 km or 101 mi Iki
$937
165 km or 103 mi Andong
$880
166 km or 103 mi Sangju
$1062
183 km or 113 mi Mungyeong
$1034
189 km or 118 mi Jeonju
$823
193 km or 120 mi Gwangju
$1150
195 km or 121 mi Yeongju
$1002
198 km or 123 mi Hirado
$937
199 km or 124 mi Munakata
$946
199 km or 124 mi Fukutsu
$961
200 km or 124 mi Okagaki
$929
201 km or 125 mi Koga
$971
201 km or 125 mi Shingu
$976
202 km or 125 mi Itoshima
$972
202 km or 126 mi Karatsu
$949
204 km or 127 mi Daejeon
$952
205 km or 127 mi Jeongeup
$990

Cities near Tirana

Distance City Cost of living
7.4 km or 4.6 mi Kamez
$789
30 km or 19 mi Durres
$763
33 km or 20 mi Elbasan
$587
70 km or 44 mi Berat
$591
72 km or 45 mi Fier
$624
83 km or 52 mi Ulcinj
$990
85 km or 53 mi Ohrid
$618
86 km or 54 mi Shkoder
$668
102 km or 63 mi Vlore
$707
104 km or 65 mi Bar
$1002
112 km or 70 mi Korce
$551
122 km or 76 mi Tetovo
$582
131 km or 81 mi Bitola
$575
132 km or 82 mi Podgorica
$936
133 km or 83 mi Budva
$1105
140 km or 87 mi Cetinje
$810
141 km or 88 mi Plav
$998
145 km or 90 mi Prilep
$456
150 km or 93 mi Kotor
$1034
152 km or 95 mi Skopje
$748
162 km or 100 mi Sarande
$750
168 km or 105 mi Veles
$540
169 km or 105 mi Berane
$1017
175 km or 109 mi Brindisi
$1122
176 km or 110 mi Lecce
$1197
181 km or 112 mi Ptolemaida
$1004
181 km or 113 mi Kumanovo
$570
182 km or 113 mi Mojkovac
$1019
183 km or 114 mi Kavadarci
$559
186 km or 115 mi Pristina
$687
190 km or 118 mi Corfu
$1103
192 km or 119 mi Cavtat
$1043
193 km or 120 mi Mitrovica
$662
199 km or 124 mi Ostuni
$1165
201 km or 125 mi Kozani
$980
202 km or 126 mi Stip
$615
203 km or 126 mi Dubrovnik
$1212
205 km or 127 mi Ioannina
$1099
210 km or 131 mi Novi Pazar
$707
219 km or 136 mi Veria
$993