Gothenburg vs Gwangju - Cost of Living Comparison

Gothenburg Gwangju
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1442
$902
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3145
$2451
🏠 One person rent
$743
$310
🏘️ Family rent
$1187
$478
🍽️ Food expenses
$427
$406
🚐 Transport expenses
$146
$97.5
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2915
$2113
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
13 km
11 km
🎓 Higher education
46
59
😀 Quality of life
92
71
🏙️ Population
605K
1.49M

The cost of living in Gothenburg is 60% more expensive than in Gwangju. Cities ranked 2868th and 5707th ($1442 vs $902) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 8th and 61st in Sweden and South Korea, respectively. Check Sweden vs South Korea comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2 months in Gothenburg compared to 2.3 months in Gwangju. Gothenburg ranked 2nd best city to live in Sweden vs Gwangju ranked 26th in South Korea, while ranked 63rd and 1947th among best cities to live in the world.

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Gothenburg Gwangju
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.81
$5.1
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$49.8
$22.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.51
$5.62
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$6.14
$2.31
 Cappuccino
$3.86
$3.94
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.89
$1.25
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$839
$315
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$582
$217
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1364
$491
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$952
$349
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$79.4
$51.4
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$122
$79.1
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$30.6
$22
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
2.56%
4.47%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6222
$4840
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3932
$2414
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.41
$0.95
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$79.1
$44.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$18.3
$7.92
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.77
$1.13
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.23
$1.94
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.18
$2.11
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$2.31
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.18
$2.73
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.87
$8.48
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.2
$7.24
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$15.7
$41.2
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.76
$5.39
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.12
$3.31
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.37
$4.48
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.07
$2.31
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.24
$3.56
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.21
$1.91
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.03
$1.02
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.09
$1.83
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$9.94
$10.6
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.77
$1.52
🚬 Cigarette pack
$6.38
$2.92
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.31
$9.25
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.9
$3.85
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.74
$4.05
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.96
$1.55
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$30.6
$37.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$14.3
$8.17
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$30.1
$38.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$23.9
$7.15
👖 Brand Jeans
$87
$61.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$88.3
$66.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$124
$724
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3132
$18788

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2.8 km or 1.7 mi Molndal
$1466
58 km or 36 mi Boras
$1132
66 km or 41 mi Varberg
$1244
70 km or 44 mi Trollhattan
$1057
76 km or 47 mi Uddevalla
$1118
80 km or 50 mi Vanersborg
$1249
90 km or 56 mi Frederikshavn
$1108
126 km or 78 mi Halmstad
$1218
130 km or 81 mi Jonkoping
$1380
134 km or 83 mi Varnamo
$1154
136 km or 84 mi Skovde
$1296
142 km or 88 mi Aalborg
$1405
150 km or 93 mi Ljungby
$1319
157 km or 98 mi Mariestad
$1251
164 km or 102 mi Halden
$1571
167 km or 104 mi Angelholm
$1242
179 km or 111 mi Randers
$1376
182 km or 113 mi Fredrikstad
$1822
186 km or 115 mi Sarpsborg
$1554
186 km or 115 mi Helsingor
$1489
186 km or 116 mi Vetlanda
$1271
187 km or 116 mi Helsingborg
$1356
191 km or 118 mi Vaxjo
$1218
191 km or 119 mi Larvik
$1899
192 km or 119 mi Sandefjord
$1683
194 km or 121 mi Hillerod
$1721
199 km or 124 mi Hassleholm
$1059
200 km or 124 mi Aarhus
$1568
202 km or 125 mi Horsholm
$1491
202 km or 126 mi Tonsberg
$1704
206 km or 128 mi Landskrona
$980
207 km or 129 mi Viborg
$1265
208 km or 129 mi Arendal
$1608
210 km or 131 mi Karlstad
$1135
212 km or 132 mi Moss
$1870
212 km or 132 mi Porsgrunn
$1640
213 km or 132 mi Horten
$1739
216 km or 134 mi Gentofte
$1486
222 km or 138 mi Skien
$1688
223 km or 138 mi Arvika
$1201

Cities near Gwangju

Distance City Cost of living
24 km or 15 mi Naju
$898
45 km or 28 mi Jeongeup
$901
50 km or 31 mi Namwon
$895
57 km or 36 mi Suncheon
$923
64 km or 39 mi Mokpo
$969
71 km or 44 mi Gimje
$944
76 km or 47 mi Gwangyang
$963
76 km or 47 mi Jeonju
$791
82 km or 51 mi Yeosu
$1003
86 km or 54 mi Iksan
$925
92 km or 57 mi Gunsan
$941
106 km or 66 mi Jinju
$765
116 km or 72 mi Nonsan
$928
127 km or 79 mi Gyeryong
$896
131 km or 81 mi Sacheon
$795
132 km or 82 mi Asan
$927
133 km or 82 mi Boryeong
$946
138 km or 86 mi Daejeon
$944
142 km or 88 mi Tongyeong
$900
145 km or 90 mi Gongju
$939
148 km or 92 mi Masan
$945
150 km or 93 mi Sejong
$928
151 km or 94 mi Gimcheon
$925
156 km or 97 mi Geoje
$945
158 km or 98 mi Changwon
$955
170 km or 106 mi Miryang
$861
171 km or 106 mi Daegu
$918
171 km or 107 mi Cheongju
$880
174 km or 108 mi Gumi
$951
179 km or 111 mi Sangju
$981
179 km or 111 mi Gimhae
$839
180 km or 112 mi Gyeongsan
$922
184 km or 114 mi Cheonan
$930
184 km or 115 mi Seosan
$872
188 km or 117 mi Jeju
$1542
193 km or 120 mi Busan
$1031
194 km or 120 mi Yangsan
$909
194 km or 120 mi Dangjin
$904
196 km or 122 mi Mungyeong
$897
203 km or 126 mi Jeju Island
$968