Changsha vs Ulsan - Cost of Living Comparison

Changsha Ulsan
🚶 Cost of living one person
$828
$1066
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1985
$2655
🏠 One person rent
$413
$434
🏘️ Family rent
$495
$755
🍽️ Food expenses
$252
$427
🚐 Transport expenses
$86.1
$107
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$810
$2029
😷 Air quality
Bad
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
15 km
6 km
🎓 Higher education
94
65
😀 Quality of life
54
70
🏙️ Population
10M
1.17M

The cost of living in Changsha is 22% less expensive than in Ulsan. Cities ranked 5988th and 4375th ($828 vs $1066) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 22nd 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 1 months in Changsha compared to 1.9 months in Ulsan. Changsha ranked 31st best city to live in China vs Ulsan ranked 30th in South Korea, while ranked 5898th and 2132nd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Changsha vs Ulsan

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Changsha Ulsan
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.96
$5.3
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$18.7
$25.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.19
$4.91
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.11
$2.76
 Cappuccino
$3.56
$3.33
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.44
$1.25
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$496
$470
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$334
$335
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$552
$1022
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$401
$571
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$31.3
$41.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$47.7
$64.4
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$15.7
$29.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.61%
4.96%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2269
$14113
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1773
$7526
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.3
$0.99
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$26.9
$47.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.04
$10.9
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.09
$1.32
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.86
$1.99
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.8
$2.44
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.12
$2.18
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.15
$3.24
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.5
$16.2
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.91
$7.37
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.6
$33.6
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.59
$5.94
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.38
$3.55
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.68
$6.07
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.14
$4.56
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.02
$3.88
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.2
$2.76
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.39
$0.74
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1
$2.14
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$13.3
$10.9
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.67
$1.88
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.1
$3.02
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.46
$6.74
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.79
$8.07
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$0.91
$1.62
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.34
$2.06
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$27.2
$61.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.56
$7.7
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$21.9
$29.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.28
$8.82
👖 Brand Jeans
$63.5
$72.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$79.9
$79.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$299
$343
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$29093
$11650

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Distance City Cost of living
40 km or 25 mi Xiangtan
$708
43 km or 27 mi Ningxiang
$683
43 km or 27 mi Zhuzhou
$820
76 km or 47 mi Yiyang
$739
79 km or 49 mi Liling
$676
107 km or 66 mi Pingxiang
$696
108 km or 67 mi Loudi
$733
131 km or 81 mi Yueyang
$749
140 km or 87 mi Lianyuan
$682
145 km or 90 mi Yichun
$747
149 km or 93 mi Linxiang
$661
150 km or 93 mi Hengyang
$678
157 km or 97 mi Changde
$770
162 km or 101 mi Lengshuijiang
$651
178 km or 111 mi Shishou
$661
182 km or 113 mi Shaoyang
$767
186 km or 116 mi Honghu
$669
192 km or 119 mi Jinshi
$643
197 km or 122 mi Xinyu
$680
198 km or 123 mi Chibi
$657
225 km or 140 mi Xianning
$711
231 km or 144 mi Ji'an
$747
237 km or 147 mi Yongzhou
$751
246 km or 153 mi Xiantao
$638
247 km or 153 mi Jingzhou
$693
249 km or 155 mi Songzi
$669
264 km or 164 mi Zhangjiajie
$690
267 km or 166 mi Chenzhou
$815
285 km or 177 mi Yidu
$653
285 km or 177 mi Hanchuan
$677
287 km or 178 mi Daye
$671
290 km or 180 mi Nanchang
$665
295 km or 183 mi Wuhan
$639
299 km or 186 mi Huangshi
$705
305 km or 189 mi Huaihua
$739
307 km or 191 mi Ezhou
$678
311 km or 193 mi Yingcheng
$662
311 km or 193 mi Huanggang
$763
311 km or 193 mi Wuxue
$664
314 km or 195 mi Dangyang
$661

Cities near Ulsan

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