Changchun vs Ulsan - Cost of Living Comparison

Changchun Ulsan
🚶 Cost of living one person
$634
$1066
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1841
$2655
🏠 One person rent
$270
$434
🏘️ Family rent
$518
$755
🍽️ Food expenses
$222
$427
🚐 Transport expenses
$69.2
$107
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1315
$2029
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
1 km
6 km
🎓 Higher education
74
65
😀 Quality of life
58
70
🏙️ Population
9.07M
1.17M

The cost of living in Changchun is 41% less expensive than in Ulsan. Cities ranked 7261st and 4375th ($634 vs $1066) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 515th and 6th in China and South Korea, respectively. Check China vs South Korea comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.1 months in Changchun compared to 1.9 months in Ulsan. Changchun ranked 19th best city to live in China vs Ulsan ranked 30th in South Korea, while ranked 5447th and 2132nd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Changchun vs Ulsan

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Changchun Ulsan
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.34
$5.3
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$15.9
$25.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.55
$4.91
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.27
$2.76
 Cappuccino
$3.64
$3.33
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.33
$1.25
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$294
$470
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$202
$335
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$621
$1022
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$410
$571
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$30.9
$41.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$47.6
$64.4
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$18.4
$29.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.59%
4.96%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1787
$14113
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$10379
$7526
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.3
$0.99
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$9.36
$47.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.49
$10.9
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.34
$1.32
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.09
$1.99
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.08
$2.44
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.94
$2.18
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.62
$3.24
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.2
$16.2
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.15
$7.37
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.2
$33.6
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.93
$5.94
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.24
$3.55
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.27
$6.07
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.42
$4.56
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.69
$3.88
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.74
$2.76
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.41
$0.74
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.88
$2.14
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$14.2
$10.9
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.59
$1.88
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.07
$3.02
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.01
$6.74
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.96
$8.07
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.57
$1.62
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.42
$2.06
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$43.4
$61.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$9.46
$7.7
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$29.9
$29.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.36
$8.82
👖 Brand Jeans
$26.1
$72.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$64.2
$79.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$413
$343
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$22345
$11650

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Distance City Cost of living
54 km or 34 mi Gongzhuling
$680
81 km or 50 mi Dehui
$672
105 km or 65 mi Siping
$696
109 km or 68 mi Jilin
$693
112 km or 69 mi Liaoyuan
$680
127 km or 79 mi Panshi
$649
138 km or 86 mi Fuyu
$668
143 km or 89 mi Shuangliao
$654
148 km or 92 mi Yushu
$683
150 km or 93 mi Shulan
$663
157 km or 98 mi Meihekou
$663
162 km or 100 mi Huadian
$654
173 km or 107 mi Jiaohe
$654
178 km or 111 mi Kaiyuan
$659
193 km or 120 mi Da'an
$655
210 km or 131 mi Wuchang
$673
211 km or 131 mi Diaobingshan
$643
211 km or 131 mi Tieling
$717
235 km or 146 mi Harbin
$748
238 km or 148 mi Tongliao
$715
240 km or 149 mi Baishan
$683
248 km or 154 mi Zhaodong
$663
250 km or 155 mi Fushun
$481
250 km or 155 mi Taonan
$655
251 km or 156 mi Dunhua
$653
263 km or 163 mi Shangzhi
$662
267 km or 166 mi Baicheng
$701
271 km or 169 mi Linjiang
$635
274 km or 170 mi Shenyang
$614
279 km or 173 mi Anda
$658
287 km or 178 mi Xinmin
$664
300 km or 187 mi Daqing
$661
313 km or 194 mi Benxi
$682
315 km or 196 mi Dengta
$657
319 km or 198 mi Ji'an
$643
335 km or 208 mi Suihua
$728
337 km or 209 mi Liaoyang
$690
343 km or 213 mi Helong
$640
344 km or 214 mi Ning'an
$655
345 km or 214 mi Ulanhot
$648

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Distance City Cost of living
34 km or 21 mi Yangsan
$909
35 km or 21 mi Gyeongju
$1184
52 km or 32 mi Miryang
$861
53 km or 33 mi Gimhae
$839
54 km or 33 mi Pohang
$775
56 km or 35 mi Busan
$1031
58 km or 36 mi Yeongcheon
$792
60 km or 38 mi Gyeongsan
$922
68 km or 42 mi Changwon
$955
74 km or 46 mi Daegu
$918
81 km or 50 mi Masan
$945
94 km or 58 mi Sacheon
$795
102 km or 63 mi Geoje
$945
113 km or 70 mi Tongyeong
$900
114 km or 71 mi Gumi
$951
119 km or 74 mi Jinju
$765
125 km or 78 mi Andong
$800
125 km or 78 mi Gimcheon
$925
126 km or 78 mi Tsushima Island
$1024
142 km or 88 mi Sangju
$981
150 km or 93 mi Tsushima
$1021
153 km or 95 mi Mungyeong
$897
154 km or 96 mi Yeongju
$963
162 km or 100 mi Gwangyang
$963
174 km or 108 mi Yeosu
$1003
176 km or 109 mi Namwon
$895
179 km or 111 mi Suncheon
$923
183 km or 114 mi Taebaek
$893
195 km or 121 mi Daejeon
$944
198 km or 123 mi Jeonju
$791
201 km or 125 mi Chungju
$1004
202 km or 126 mi Jecheon
$932
203 km or 126 mi Gyeryong
$896
203 km or 126 mi Iki
$1020
204 km or 127 mi Cheongju
$880
211 km or 131 mi Sejong
$928
211 km or 131 mi Samcheok
$898
214 km or 133 mi Nonsan
$928
215 km or 133 mi Nagato
$1019
218 km or 135 mi Iksan
$925