Hong Kong vs Ulsan - Cost of Living Comparison

Hong Kong Ulsan
🚶 Cost of living one person
$2822
$1066
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$6540
$2655
🏠 One person rent
$1941
$434
🏘️ Family rent
$3792
$755
🍽️ Food expenses
$499
$427
🚐 Transport expenses
$230
$107
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3076
$2029
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
19 km
6 km
🎓 Higher education
100
65
😀 Quality of life
90
70
🏙️ Population
7.5M
1.17M

The cost of living in Hong Kong is 165% more expensive than in Ulsan. Cities ranked 51st and 4375th ($2822 vs $1066) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1st 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 1.1 months in Hong Kong compared to 1.9 months in Ulsan. Hong Kong ranked 1st best city to live in China vs Ulsan ranked 30th in South Korea, while ranked 91st and 2132nd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Hong Kong vs Ulsan

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Hong Kong Ulsan
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$7.95
$5.3
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$58
$25.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.54
$4.91
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$7.63
$2.76
 Cappuccino
$5.48
$3.33
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.29
$1.25
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$2411
$470
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1655
$335
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$4764
$1022
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$3308
$571
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$106
$41.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$165
$64.4
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$28.5
$29.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
2.4%
4.96%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$31776
$14113
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$20058
$7526
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.27
$0.99
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$68.7
$47.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$11.6
$10.9
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$2.72
$1.32
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$3.11
$1.99
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.19
$2.44
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.99
$2.18
🥚 Eggs, x12
$4.06
$3.24
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$25.5
$16.2
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.6
$7.37
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$22.9
$33.6
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.19
$5.94
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.23
$3.55
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.66
$6.07
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.98
$4.56
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.59
$3.88
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.58
$2.76
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.04
$0.74
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.26
$2.14
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$18.7
$10.9
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.16
$1.88
🚬 Cigarette pack
$7.87
$3.02
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$8.04
$6.74
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.95
$8.07
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.7
$1.62
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.77
$2.06
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$76.1
$61.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.6
$7.7
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$47.7
$29.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$35.7
$8.82
👖 Brand Jeans
$86
$72.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$83.6
$79.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$783
$343
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$18213
$11650

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$2352
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$1134
61 km or 38 mi Zhuhai
$675
64 km or 40 mi Macau
$1613
88 km or 55 mi Zhongshan
$663
95 km or 59 mi Dongguan
$787
96 km or 60 mi Huizhou
$763
116 km or 72 mi Jiangmen
$711
132 km or 82 mi Guangzhou
$995
132 km or 82 mi Shanwei
$710
137 km or 85 mi Foshan
$641
152 km or 94 mi Kaiping
$665
173 km or 107 mi Heyuan
$696
193 km or 120 mi Qingyuan
$733
195 km or 121 mi Zhaoqing
$707
229 km or 143 mi Yunfu
$763
231 km or 144 mi Yangjiang
$719
236 km or 147 mi Puning
$700
267 km or 166 mi Jieyang
$747
286 km or 178 mi Shaoguan
$688
287 km or 178 mi Shantou
$1051
297 km or 184 mi Chaozhou
$648
301 km or 187 mi Meizhou
$775
320 km or 199 mi Wuzhou
$727
333 km or 207 mi Lianzhou
$651
341 km or 212 mi Maoming
$537
343 km or 213 mi Gaozhou
$686
357 km or 222 mi Hezhou
$701
403 km or 250 mi Ganzhou
$792
406 km or 252 mi Zhanjiang
$667
408 km or 254 mi Chenzhou
$815
414 km or 257 mi Yulin
$753
427 km or 266 mi Longyan
$691
435 km or 270 mi Zhangzhou
$751
469 km or 292 mi Xiamen
$828
471 km or 292 mi Haikou
$608
475 km or 295 mi Guigang
$673
489 km or 304 mi Kinmen
$828
516 km or 320 mi Guilin
$539
529 km or 329 mi Laibin
$704

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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