Goyang vs Gwangju - Cost of Living Comparison

Goyang Gwangju
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1002
$902
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2668
$2451
🏠 One person rent
$412
$310
🏘️ Family rent
$820
$478
🍽️ Food expenses
$407
$406
🚐 Transport expenses
$95.6
$97.5
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1696
$2113
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
12 km
11 km
🎓 Higher education
98
59
😀 Quality of life
75
71
🏙️ Population
1.06M
1.49M

The cost of living in Goyang is 11% more expensive than in Gwangju. Cities ranked 5367th and 5707th ($1002 vs $902) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 12th and 61st in South Korea.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.7 months in Goyang compared to 2.3 months in Gwangju. Ranked 5th vs 26th best cities to live in South Korea, and 738th vs 1947th among the best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Goyang vs Gwangju

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Goyang Gwangju
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.51
$5.1
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$27.9
$22.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.86
$5.62
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.78
$2.31
 Cappuccino
$3.27
$3.94
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.26
$1.25
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$403
$315
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$302
$217
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$846
$491
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$655
$349
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$68.7
$51.4
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$106
$79.1
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$21.2
$22
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.63%
4.47%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$7450
$4840
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4324
$2414
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.03
$0.95
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$42.4
$44.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$9.99
$7.92
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.25
$1.13
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.96
$1.94
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.3
$2.11
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.12
$2.31
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.09
$2.73
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.4
$8.48
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.72
$7.24
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$28.4
$41.2
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.68
$5.39
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.26
$3.31
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.32
$4.48
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.41
$2.31
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.96
$3.56
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.42
$1.91
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.63
$1.02
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.39
$1.83
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$13.4
$10.6
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.97
$1.52
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.43
$2.92
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.97
$9.25
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.99
$3.85
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.39
$4.05
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.85
$1.55
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$41
$37.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$8.9
$8.17
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$30.1
$38.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.71
$7.15
👖 Brand Jeans
$56.1
$61.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$72.5
$66.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$337
$724
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$18129
$18788

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11 km or 7 mi Gimpo
$979
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$1460
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$1121
20 km or 12 mi Paju
$941
20 km or 12 mi Gwangmyeong
$928
21 km or 13 mi Uijeongbu
$998
23 km or 15 mi Yangju
$912
27 km or 17 mi Incheon
$1002
28 km or 17 mi Guri
$906
29 km or 18 mi Gwacheon
$897
30 km or 19 mi Anyang
$1102
33 km or 21 mi Namyangju
$970
34 km or 21 mi Gunpo
$975
35 km or 22 mi Dongducheon
$911
36 km or 22 mi Hanam
$906
36 km or 22 mi Seongnam
$1022
36 km or 23 mi Siheung
$945
37 km or 23 mi Uiwang
$901
37 km or 23 mi Ansan
$921
42 km or 26 mi Pocheon
$906
43 km or 26 mi Kaesong
$1473
44 km or 27 mi Suwon
$977
46 km or 29 mi Gwangju
$927
51 km or 32 mi Hwaseong
$965
57 km or 35 mi Yongin
$1049
61 km or 38 mi Osan
$912
68 km or 42 mi Icheon
$979
77 km or 48 mi Pyeongtaek
$809
82 km or 51 mi Yeoju
$902
82 km or 51 mi Anseong
$912
83 km or 51 mi Chuncheon
$834
87 km or 54 mi Dangjin
$904
99 km or 61 mi Cheonan
$930
102 km or 63 mi Wonju
$857
103 km or 64 mi Seosan
$872
107 km or 66 mi Haeju
$1478
123 km or 77 mi Chungju
$1004
127 km or 79 mi Cheongju
$880
133 km or 83 mi Sariwon
$1486
135 km or 84 mi Jecheon
$932

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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