Canberra vs Daegu - Cost of Living Comparison

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Canberra Daegu
🚶 Cost of living one person
$2505
$1108
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$5551
$3238
🏠 One person rent
$1584
$410
🏘️ Family rent
$2540
$1125
🍽️ Food expenses
$631
$455
🚐 Transport expenses
$136
$115
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2822
$2225
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
6 km
6 km
🎓 Higher education
30
73
😀 Quality of life
81
85
🏙️ Population
381K
2.44M

The cost of living in Canberra is 126% more expensive than in Daegu. Cities ranked 692nd and 4695th ($2505 vs $1108) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 17th in Australia and South Korea, respectively. Check Australia vs South Korea comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.1 months in Canberra compared to 2 months in Daegu. Canberra ranked 7th best city to live in Australia vs Daegu ranked 5th in South Korea, while ranked 355th and 234th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Canberra vs Daegu

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Canberra Daegu
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$32.8
$7.52
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$38.7
$36.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$9.82
$6.06
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$8.82
$3.52
 Cappuccino
$3.77
$3.5
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.79
$1.3
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1607
$382
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1296
$259
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2730
$1208
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2105
$871
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$155
$107
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$239
$167
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$70.6
$19.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
6.46%
4.41%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$8187
$6541
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6881
$8452
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.92
$1.05
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$117
$45.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$17.3
$7.73
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.36
$1.25
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.77
$2.25
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.43
$3.09
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.17
$2.78
🥚 Eggs, x12
$4.48
$2.6
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.5
$12.2
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.02
$6.26
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$16.8
$28.5
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.43
$7
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.76
$3.68
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.55
$4.97
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.78
$5.54
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.63
$4.33
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.32
$3.17
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.54
$0.76
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.79
$1.55
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$15.1
$15
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.19
$2.53
🚬 Cigarette pack
$25.9
$3.41
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.73
$3.83
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.54
$4.54
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.96
$2.51
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.97
$1.56
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$67.4
$130
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$14.6
$10.6
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$51
$60.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$16
$7.17
👖 Brand Jeans
$97.9
$55.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$136
$88.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$1868
$374
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$15089
$16527

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Distance City Cost of living
81 km or 50 mi Goulburn
$1720
161 km or 100 mi Wagga Wagga
$1460
187 km or 116 mi Wollongong
$1441
212 km or 132 mi Bathurst
$1613
223 km or 139 mi Orange
$1617
235 km or 146 mi Blacktown
$1635
238 km or 148 mi Parramatta
$1883
243 km or 151 mi Kellyville
$1798
247 km or 154 mi Sydney
$2708
261 km or 162 mi Dee Why
$2018
303 km or 188 mi Griffith
$1648
341 km or 212 mi Dubbo
$1417
357 km or 222 mi Shepparton
$1684
358 km or 222 mi Newcastle
$1472
397 km or 246 mi Traralgon
$1725
448 km or 278 mi Pakenham
$1734
454 km or 282 mi Berwick
$1733
459 km or 285 mi Dandenong
$1694
464 km or 288 mi Cranbourne
$1708
466 km or 289 mi South Yarra
$1715
466 km or 290 mi Bendigo
$1321
466 km or 290 mi Melbourne
$2419
470 km or 292 mi Sunbury
$1756
477 km or 297 mi Frankston
$1728
485 km or 302 mi Melton
$1711
488 km or 303 mi Tarneit
$1665
489 km or 304 mi Hoppers Crossing
$1681
531 km or 330 mi Geelong
$1683
535 km or 332 mi Ballarat
$1331
554 km or 344 mi Port Macquarie
$1704
583 km or 362 mi Armidale
$1529
649 km or 403 mi Mildura
$1469
669 km or 415 mi Coffs Harbour
$1487
684 km or 425 mi Warrnambool
$1649
698 km or 434 mi Devonport
$1820
706 km or 438 mi Launceston
$1724
796 km or 495 mi Mount Gambier
$1624
852 km or 529 mi Byron Bay
$1872
858 km or 533 mi Hobart
$2296
902 km or 560 mi Toowoomba
$1542

Cities near Daegu

Distance City Cost of living
13 km or 8.2 mi Gyeongsan
$1053
33 km or 20 mi Yeongcheon
$1047
44 km or 27 mi Miryang
$1008
44 km or 27 mi Gumi
$1060
52 km or 32 mi Gimcheon
$1082
56 km or 35 mi Gyeongju
$1358
66 km or 41 mi Changwon
$1112
71 km or 44 mi Yangsan
$994
71 km or 44 mi Pohang
$1047
73 km or 45 mi Sangju
$1062
74 km or 46 mi Sacheon
$972
74 km or 46 mi Ulsan
$1151
75 km or 46 mi Gimhae
$931
76 km or 47 mi Masan
$1029
79 km or 49 mi Andong
$880
88 km or 55 mi Jinju
$884
88 km or 55 mi Mungyeong
$1034
94 km or 58 mi Busan
$1031
106 km or 66 mi Yeongju
$1002
113 km or 70 mi Geoje
$925
115 km or 71 mi Tongyeong
$948
121 km or 75 mi Namwon
$999
122 km or 76 mi Daejeon
$952
130 km or 81 mi Gyeryong
$994
131 km or 81 mi Jeonju
$823
131 km or 82 mi Gwangyang
$1043
131 km or 82 mi Cheongju
$985
137 km or 85 mi Chungju
$1107
137 km or 85 mi Sejong
$1028
141 km or 88 mi Nonsan
$1077
143 km or 89 mi Suncheon
$1060
145 km or 90 mi Jecheon
$1097
148 km or 92 mi Gongju
$1080
148 km or 92 mi Iksan
$971
149 km or 93 mi Taebaek
$1040
150 km or 93 mi Yeosu
$1120
154 km or 96 mi Gimje
$943
160 km or 100 mi Asan
$1064
161 km or 100 mi Jeongeup
$990
167 km or 103 mi Cheonan
$997