Busan vs Yantai - Cost of Living Comparison

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Busan Yantai
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1031
$762
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2868
$1917
🏠 One person rent
$380
$378
🏘️ Family rent
$856
$500
🍽️ Food expenses
$420
$242
🚐 Transport expenses
$142
$61.2
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2478
$1139
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
13 km
38 km
🎓 Higher education
73
48
😀 Quality of life
90
54
🏙️ Population
3.45M
7.1M

The cost of living in Busan is 35% more expensive than in Yantai. Cities ranked 5144th and 6526th ($1031 vs $762) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 59th and 51st in South Korea and China, respectively. Check South Korea vs China comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.4 months in Busan compared to 1.5 months in Yantai. Busan ranked 3rd best city to live in South Korea vs Yantai ranked 38th in China, while ranked 108th and 5999th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Busan vs Yantai

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Busan Yantai
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.71
$3.67
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$27.7
$18.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.29
$5.17
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.99
$1.91
 Cappuccino
$3.67
$4.21
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.36
$0.45
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$368
$335
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$248
$306
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$875
$372
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$657
$413
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$88.2
$55.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$135
$84.1
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$19.3
$11
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.49%
4.93%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$8506
$4060
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$7564
$7627
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.01
$0.33
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$44.9
$10.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$11.2
$3.51
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.24
$1.17
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.93
$1.91
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.86
$1.2
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.19
$0.78
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.14
$1.36
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.6
$16.1
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.52
$4.7
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$30
$12.3
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.62
$1.39
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.97
$1.13
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.84
$1.27
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.44
$2.16
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.27
$0.77
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.21
$1.16
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.64
$0.31
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.11
$0.88
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.6
$9.12
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.73
$0.79
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.36
$2.97
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.73
$4.59
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.06
$3.64
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.69
$0.88
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.39
$2.41
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$41.9
$23.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$8.96
$5
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$25.1
$25.6
💇 Haircut, simple
$8.75
$3.26
👖 Brand Jeans
$70.1
$96
👟 Brand Sneakers
$68.9
$71.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$530
$437
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$14047
$24124

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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 Yantai

Distance City Cost of living
40 km or 25 mi Qixia
$690
59 km or 37 mi Rushan
$680
68 km or 42 mi Laiyang
$658
70 km or 43 mi Haiyang
$662
74 km or 46 mi Weihai
$723
77 km or 48 mi Zhaoyuan
$637
88 km or 54 mi Longkou
$637
88 km or 55 mi Laixi
$640
111 km or 69 mi Rongcheng
$672
120 km or 75 mi Laizhou
$605
135 km or 84 mi Pingdu
$608
162 km or 101 mi Qingdao
$662
171 km or 106 mi Dalian
$606
173 km or 107 mi Jiaozhou
$631
176 km or 109 mi Gaomi
$599
177 km or 110 mi Changyi
$536
207 km or 128 mi Weifang
$516
224 km or 139 mi Anqiu
$554
227 km or 141 mi Zhucheng
$589
232 km or 144 mi Shouguang
$549
247 km or 154 mi Dongying
$563
256 km or 159 mi Wafangdian
$594
259 km or 161 mi Qingzhou
$551
275 km or 171 mi Rizhao
$585
287 km or 179 mi Binzhou
$514
293 km or 182 mi Zibo
$531
294 km or 183 mi Zhuanghe
$575
318 km or 197 mi Qinhuangdao
$686
318 km or 198 mi Zouping
$546
343 km or 213 mi Luanzhou
$650
347 km or 215 mi Gaizhou
$544
348 km or 216 mi Laiwu
$583
352 km or 219 mi Xintai
$595
358 km or 223 mi Binhai
$695
359 km or 223 mi Laoling
$585
361 km or 224 mi Xingcheng
$596
362 km or 225 mi Huanghua
$622
364 km or 226 mi Lianyungang
$619
366 km or 227 mi Qian'an
$660
366 km or 227 mi Tangshan
$702