Gold Coast vs Seoul - Cost of Living Comparison

Gold Coast Seoul
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1776
$1460
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4282
$3914
🏠 One person rent
$1000
$719
🏘️ Family rent
$1679
$1659
🍽️ Food expenses
$477
$496
🚐 Transport expenses
$165
$157
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3864
$2716
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
20 km
18 km
🎓 Higher education
48
100
😀 Quality of life
90
94
🏙️ Population
638K
9.67M

The cost of living in Gold Coast is 22% more expensive than in Seoul. Cities ranked 2046th and 2834th ($1776 vs $1460) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 14th and 2nd in Australia and South Korea, respectively. Check Australia vs South Korea comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.2 months in Gold Coast compared to 1.9 months in Seoul. Gold Coast ranked 6th best city to live in Australia vs Seoul ranked 1st in South Korea, while ranked 104th and 25th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Gold Coast vs Seoul

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Gold Coast Seoul
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$13.9
$5.87
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$62.6
$38
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.81
$5.6
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.59
$3.1
 Cappuccino
$3.43
$4.24
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.49
$1.46
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1207
$755
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$780
$539
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2335
$2190
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1293
$1279
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$82.5
$115
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$125
$176
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$52.3
$21.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.69%
3.32%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$9231
$12026
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6718
$11060
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.43
$1
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$111
$43.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$17.2
$9.94
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.39
$1.41
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.05
$2.11
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.26
$2.72
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.93
$3.17
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.97
$4.43
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.81
$17.9
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.02
$10.1
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.6
$39.4
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.93
$6.32
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.46
$3.75
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.51
$6.14
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.85
$6.08
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.04
$3.37
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$2.84
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.29
$0.71
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.57
$2.31
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.5
$16.2
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.47
$2.1
🚬 Cigarette pack
$23.6
$3.48
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.18
$5.11
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.06
$5.82
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.53
$2.81
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.13
$1.96
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$49
$50.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.5
$9.42
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$45.2
$23.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$23.4
$11.3
👖 Brand Jeans
$74.7
$54.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$107
$70.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$1465
$380
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$18118
$19045

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5.6 km or 3.5 mi Southport
$1627
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$2056
73 km or 45 mi Byron Bay
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77 km or 48 mi Ipswich
$1612
114 km or 71 mi Caboolture
$1630
138 km or 86 mi Caloundra
$1630
152 km or 94 mi Toowoomba
$1462
155 km or 97 mi Sunshine Coast
$1808
256 km or 159 mi Coffs Harbour
$1359
308 km or 192 mi Hervey Bay
$1658
323 km or 201 mi Armidale
$1677
367 km or 228 mi Bundaberg
$1482
383 km or 238 mi Port Macquarie
$1640
511 km or 318 mi Gladstone
$1603
567 km or 353 mi Newcastle
$1798
591 km or 367 mi Rockhampton
$1390
660 km or 410 mi Dubbo
$1445
669 km or 416 mi Dee Why
$1970
675 km or 419 mi Kellyville
$1656
683 km or 424 mi Blacktown
$1581
683 km or 425 mi Sydney
$2294
684 km or 425 mi Parramatta
$1896
703 km or 437 mi Bathurst
$1558
715 km or 445 mi Orange
$1661
752 km or 468 mi Wollongong
$1554
827 km or 514 mi Goulburn
$1700
904 km or 562 mi Canberra
$1792
974 km or 605 mi Wagga Wagga
$1386
988 km or 614 mi Griffith
$1629
1182 km or 734 mi Townsville
$1224
1196 km or 743 mi Shepparton
$1442
1271 km or 789 mi Mildura
$1622
1294 km or 804 mi Bendigo
$1610
1299 km or 807 mi Traralgon
$1626
1337 km or 830 mi Sunbury
$1625
1338 km or 831 mi Pakenham
$1631
1342 km or 834 mi Berwick
$1562
1344 km or 835 mi Melbourne
$1968
1344 km or 835 mi South Yarra
$1589
1344 km or 835 mi Dandenong
$1498

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Distance City Cost of living
13 km or 7.9 mi Guri
$906
17 km or 10 mi Goyang
$1002
17 km or 10 mi Gwangmyeong
$928
17 km or 11 mi Gwacheon
$897
19 km or 12 mi Uijeongbu
$998
20 km or 12 mi Hanam
$906
20 km or 12 mi Namyangju
$970
20 km or 13 mi Seongnam
$1022
21 km or 13 mi Siheung
$945
21 km or 13 mi Bucheon
$1121
22 km or 14 mi Anyang
$1102
23 km or 14 mi Yangju
$912
24 km or 15 mi Gunpo
$975
26 km or 16 mi Gimpo
$979
27 km or 17 mi Uiwang
$901
30 km or 19 mi Gwangju
$927
32 km or 20 mi Paju
$941
33 km or 20 mi Ansan
$921
33 km or 21 mi Suwon
$977
34 km or 21 mi Incheon
$1002
37 km or 23 mi Dongducheon
$911
39 km or 24 mi Pocheon
$906
42 km or 26 mi Yongin
$1049
47 km or 29 mi Hwaseong
$965
49 km or 31 mi Osan
$912
52 km or 32 mi Icheon
$979
58 km or 36 mi Kaesong
$1473
65 km or 40 mi Yeoju
$902
66 km or 41 mi Pyeongtaek
$809
69 km or 43 mi Anseong
$912
72 km or 45 mi Chuncheon
$834
83 km or 52 mi Dangjin
$904
86 km or 53 mi Wonju
$857
87 km or 54 mi Cheonan
$930
101 km or 63 mi Seosan
$872
107 km or 66 mi Chungju
$1004
114 km or 71 mi Cheongju
$880
118 km or 73 mi Jecheon
$932
123 km or 77 mi Haeju
$1478
124 km or 77 mi Sejong
$928