Guangzhou vs Ulsan - Cost of Living Comparison

Guangzhou Ulsan
🚶 Cost of living one person
$995
$1066
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2664
$2655
🏠 One person rent
$512
$434
🏘️ Family rent
$924
$755
🍽️ Food expenses
$280
$427
🚐 Transport expenses
$99.2
$107
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1257
$2029
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
20 km
6 km
🎓 Higher education
97
65
😀 Quality of life
75
70
🏙️ Population
18.7M
1.17M

The cost of living in Guangzhou is 7% less expensive than in Ulsan. Cities ranked 5389th and 4375th ($995 vs $1066) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 11th and 6th in China and South Korea, respectively. Check China vs South Korea comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.3 months in Guangzhou compared to 1.9 months in Ulsan. Guangzhou ranked 5th best city to live in China vs Ulsan ranked 30th in South Korea, while ranked 737th and 2132nd among best cities to live in the world.

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Guangzhou Ulsan
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.33
$5.3
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$31.5
$25.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.94
$4.91
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.49
$2.76
 Cappuccino
$4.51
$3.33
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.5
$1.25
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$635
$470
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$410
$335
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1251
$1022
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$743
$571
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$42.2
$41.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$64.8
$64.4
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$15
$29.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.2%
4.96%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$13733
$14113
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$5739
$7526
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.37
$0.99
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$29.3
$47.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$5.41
$10.9
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.14
$1.32
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.28
$1.99
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.86
$2.44
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.37
$2.18
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.24
$3.24
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.7
$16.2
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.39
$7.37
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11
$33.6
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.98
$5.94
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.46
$3.55
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.67
$6.07
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.43
$4.56
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.96
$3.88
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.04
$2.76
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.39
$0.74
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.15
$2.14
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$10.5
$10.9
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.89
$1.88
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.34
$3.02
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.42
$6.74
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.41
$8.07
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.48
$1.62
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.56
$2.06
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$36.4
$61.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$7.14
$7.7
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$48.2
$29.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$9.62
$8.82
👖 Brand Jeans
$70.3
$72.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$90.1
$79.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$619
$343
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$25579
$11650

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Distance City Cost of living
19 km or 12 mi Foshan
$641
51 km or 32 mi Dongguan
$787
63 km or 39 mi Jiangmen
$711
65 km or 41 mi Qingyuan
$733
67 km or 42 mi Zhongshan
$663
83 km or 52 mi Zhaoqing
$707
100 km or 62 mi Zhuhai
$675
102 km or 63 mi Kaiping
$665
105 km or 65 mi Shenzhen
$1134
111 km or 69 mi Macau
$1613
118 km or 73 mi Huizhou
$763
127 km or 79 mi Yunfu
$763
131 km or 81 mi Kowloon
$2352
132 km or 82 mi Hong Kong
$2822
162 km or 100 mi Heyuan
$696
189 km or 117 mi Shaoguan
$688
194 km or 121 mi Yangjiang
$719
202 km or 126 mi Wuzhou
$727
205 km or 127 mi Lianzhou
$651
216 km or 134 mi Shanwei
$710
225 km or 140 mi Hezhou
$701
281 km or 175 mi Gaozhou
$686
291 km or 181 mi Maoming
$537
298 km or 185 mi Chenzhou
$815
298 km or 185 mi Puning
$700
319 km or 198 mi Meizhou
$775
321 km or 199 mi Jieyang
$747
323 km or 201 mi Yulin
$753
345 km or 214 mi Ganzhou
$792
349 km or 217 mi Chaozhou
$648
352 km or 219 mi Shantou
$1051
364 km or 226 mi Zhanjiang
$667
373 km or 232 mi Guigang
$673
384 km or 239 mi Guilin
$539
406 km or 252 mi Yongzhou
$751
414 km or 257 mi Liuzhou
$698
416 km or 259 mi Laibin
$704
424 km or 264 mi Hengyang
$678
440 km or 273 mi Longyan
$691
460 km or 286 mi Haikou
$608

Cities near Ulsan

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