Gothenburg vs Ulsan - Cost of Living Comparison

Gothenburg Ulsan
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1442
$1066
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3145
$2655
🏠 One person rent
$743
$434
🏘️ Family rent
$1187
$755
🍽️ Food expenses
$427
$427
🚐 Transport expenses
$146
$107
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2915
$2029
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
13 km
6 km
🎓 Higher education
46
65
😀 Quality of life
92
70
🏙️ Population
605K
1.17M

The cost of living in Gothenburg is 35% more expensive than in Ulsan. Cities ranked 2868th and 4375th ($1442 vs $1066) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 8th and 6th 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 1.9 months in Ulsan. Gothenburg ranked 2nd best city to live in Sweden vs Ulsan ranked 30th in South Korea, while ranked 63rd and 2132nd among best cities to live in the world.

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Gothenburg Ulsan
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.81
$5.3
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$49.8
$25.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.51
$4.91
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$6.14
$2.76
 Cappuccino
$3.86
$3.33
🥤 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
$470
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$582
$335
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1364
$1022
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$952
$571
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$79.4
$41.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$122
$64.4
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$30.6
$29.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
2.56%
4.96%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6222
$14113
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3932
$7526
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.41
$0.99
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$79.1
$47.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$18.3
$10.9
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.77
$1.32
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.23
$1.99
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.18
$2.44
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$2.18
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.18
$3.24
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.87
$16.2
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.2
$7.37
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$15.7
$33.6
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.76
$5.94
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.12
$3.55
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.37
$6.07
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.07
$4.56
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.24
$3.88
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.21
$2.76
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.03
$0.74
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.09
$2.14
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$9.94
$10.9
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.77
$1.88
🚬 Cigarette pack
$6.38
$3.02
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.31
$6.74
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.9
$8.07
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.74
$1.62
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.96
$2.06
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$30.6
$61.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$14.3
$7.7
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$30.1
$29.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$23.9
$8.82
👖 Brand Jeans
$87
$72.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$88.3
$79.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$124
$343
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3132
$11650

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Distance City Cost of living
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

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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