Gold Coast vs Ulsan - Cost of Living Comparison

Gold Coast Ulsan
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1776
$1066
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4282
$2655
🏠 One person rent
$1000
$434
🏘️ Family rent
$1679
$755
🍽️ Food expenses
$477
$427
🚐 Transport expenses
$165
$107
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3864
$2029
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
20 km
6 km
🎓 Higher education
48
65
😀 Quality of life
90
70
🏙️ Population
638K
1.17M

The cost of living in Gold Coast is 67% more expensive than in Ulsan. Cities ranked 2046th and 4375th ($1776 vs $1066) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 14th and 6th 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 Ulsan. Gold Coast ranked 6th best city to live in Australia vs Ulsan ranked 30th in South Korea, while ranked 104th and 2132nd among best cities to live in the world.

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Gold Coast Ulsan
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$13.9
$5.3
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$62.6
$25.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.81
$4.91
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.59
$2.76
 Cappuccino
$3.43
$3.33
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.49
$1.25
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1207
$470
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$780
$335
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2335
$1022
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1293
$571
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$82.5
$41.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$125
$64.4
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$52.3
$29.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.69%
4.96%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$9231
$14113
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6718
$7526
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.43
$0.99
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$111
$47.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$17.2
$10.9
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.39
$1.32
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.05
$1.99
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.26
$2.44
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.93
$2.18
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.97
$3.24
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.81
$16.2
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.02
$7.37
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.6
$33.6
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.93
$5.94
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.46
$3.55
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.51
$6.07
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.85
$4.56
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.04
$3.88
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$2.76
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.29
$0.74
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.57
$2.14
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.5
$10.9
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.47
$1.88
🚬 Cigarette pack
$23.6
$3.02
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.18
$6.74
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.06
$8.07
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.53
$1.62
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.13
$2.06
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$49
$61.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.5
$7.7
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$45.2
$29.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$23.4
$8.82
👖 Brand Jeans
$74.7
$72.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$107
$79.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$1465
$343
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$18118
$11650

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5.6 km or 3.5 mi Southport
$1627
71 km or 44 mi Brisbane
$2056
73 km or 45 mi Byron Bay
$2199
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
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