Goyang vs Kobe - Cost of Living Comparison

Goyang Kobe
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1002
$1305
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2668
$3292
🏠 One person rent
$412
$565
🏘️ Family rent
$820
$1112
🍽️ Food expenses
$407
$434
🚐 Transport expenses
$95.6
$196
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1696
$2590
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
12 km
8 km
🎓 Higher education
98
92
😀 Quality of life
75
82
🏙️ Population
1.06M
1.51M

The cost of living in Goyang is 23% less expensive than in Kobe. Cities ranked 5367th and 3164th ($1002 vs $1305) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 12th and 7th in South Korea and Japan, respectively. Check South Korea vs Japan comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.7 months in Goyang compared to 2 months in Kobe. Goyang ranked 5th best city to live in South Korea vs Kobe ranked 11th in Japan, while ranked 738th and 276th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Goyang vs Kobe

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Goyang Kobe
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.51
$5.86
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$27.9
$33.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.86
$5.21
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.78
$3.73
 Cappuccino
$3.27
$3.64
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.26
$1.03
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$403
$497
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$302
$425
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$846
$1289
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$655
$853
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$68.7
$89.9
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$106
$136
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$21.2
$36
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.63%
1.24%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$7450
$3738
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4324
$3013
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.03
$2.26
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$42.4
$75.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$9.99
$22
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.25
$1.19
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.96
$1.51
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.3
$1.84
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.12
$2.51
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.09
$2.04
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.4
$14.1
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.72
$8.33
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$28.4
$37.8
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.68
$5.63
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.26
$2.53
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.32
$5.75
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.41
$5.03
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.96
$2.98
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.42
$1.71
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.63
$0.62
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.39
$1.69
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$13.4
$9.75
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.97
$1.97
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.43
$3.49
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.97
$10.3
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.99
$3.92
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.39
$1.2
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.85
$1.94
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$41
$60.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$8.9
$12.9
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$30.1
$18
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.71
$23.2
👖 Brand Jeans
$56.1
$58.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$72.5
$72.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$337
$285
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$18129
$11371

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20 km or 12 mi Gwangmyeong
$928
21 km or 13 mi Uijeongbu
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$912
27 km or 17 mi Incheon
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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
12 km or 7.3 mi Ashiya
$1024
15 km or 9 mi Nishinomiya
$1189
18 km or 11 mi Akashi
$1062
20 km or 13 mi Takarazuka
$1052
20 km or 13 mi Amagasaki
$1103
21 km or 13 mi Miki
$1026
22 km or 14 mi Sanda
$1024
23 km or 14 mi Itami
$1050
25 km or 16 mi Inami
$1021
26 km or 16 mi Kawanishi
$1032
27 km or 17 mi Ikeda
$1021
28 km or 17 mi Toyonaka
$1031
29 km or 18 mi Inagawa
$1019
29 km or 18 mi Harima
$1022
29 km or 18 mi Osaka
$1295
29 km or 18 mi Ono
$1021
29 km or 18 mi Izumiotsu
$1024
30 km or 19 mi Minoh
$1031
30 km or 19 mi Takaishi
$1025
31 km or 19 mi Sakai
$1220
31 km or 19 mi Kishiwada
$1046
32 km or 20 mi Kato
$1025
32 km or 20 mi Suita
$1397
32 km or 20 mi Izumi
$1045
32 km or 20 mi Kakogawa
$1063
32 km or 20 mi Kaizuka
$1023
34 km or 21 mi Izumisano
$1021
35 km or 22 mi Moriguchi
$1032
36 km or 22 mi Kumatori
$1023
36 km or 22 mi Settsu
$1021
36 km or 22 mi Matsubara
$1024
37 km or 23 mi Takasago
$1023
37 km or 23 mi Kadoma
$1021
37 km or 23 mi Sennan
$1021
37 km or 23 mi Hannan
$1019
38 km or 23 mi Awaji
$968
38 km or 24 mi Ibaraki
$1066
38 km or 24 mi Higashiosaka
$1093
39 km or 24 mi Nishiwaki
$1022
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$1066