Jeju Island vs Ulsan - Cost of Living Comparison

Jeju Island Ulsan
🚶 Cost of living one person
$968
$1066
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2577
$2655
🏠 One person rent
$400
$434
🏘️ Family rent
$797
$755
🍽️ Food expenses
$401
$427
🚐 Transport expenses
$81.4
$107
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1803
$2029
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
17 km
6 km
🎓 Higher education
19
65
😀 Quality of life
65
70
🏙️ Population
696K
1.17M

The cost of living in Jeju Island is 9% less expensive than in Ulsan. Cities ranked 5466th and 4375th ($968 vs $1066) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 22nd and 6th in South Korea.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.9 months in Jeju Island compared to 1.9 months in Ulsan. Ranked 66th vs 30th best cities to live in South Korea, and 4161st vs 2132nd among the best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Jeju Island vs Ulsan

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Jeju Island Ulsan
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.71
$5.3
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$28.5
$25.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.97
$4.91
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.72
$2.76
 Cappuccino
$3.16
$3.33
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.28
$1.25
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$385
$470
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$291
$335
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$803
$1022
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$637
$571
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$69.2
$41.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$106
$64.4
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$21.1
$29.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.67%
4.96%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6661
$14113
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4001
$7526
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.04
$0.99
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$40.9
$47.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$9.82
$10.9
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.28
$1.32
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.86
$1.99
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.31
$2.44
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.05
$2.18
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.06
$3.24
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.1
$16.2
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.63
$7.37
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$27.4
$33.6
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.45
$5.94
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.15
$3.55
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.15
$6.07
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.27
$4.56
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.84
$3.88
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.32
$2.76
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.63
$0.74
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.42
$2.14
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$12.8
$10.9
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.9
$1.88
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.38
$3.02
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.89
$6.74
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.93
$8.07
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.38
$1.62
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.85
$2.06
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$40.1
$61.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$8.61
$7.7
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$29.8
$29.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.55
$8.82
👖 Brand Jeans
$56.1
$72.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$71.2
$79.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$324
$343
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$17415
$11650

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Cities near Jeju Island

Distance City Cost of living
13 km or 8.2 mi Seogwipo
$886
16 km or 10 mi Jeju
$1542
159 km or 99 mi Mokpo
$969
186 km or 115 mi Naju
$898
187 km or 116 mi Yeosu
$1003
197 km or 122 mi Suncheon
$923
203 km or 126 mi Gwangju
$902
206 km or 128 mi Gwangyang
$963
228 km or 142 mi Goto
$1023
240 km or 149 mi Tongyeong
$900
241 km or 149 mi Namwon
$895
246 km or 153 mi Jeongeup
$901
248 km or 154 mi Jinju
$765
251 km or 156 mi Geoje
$945
267 km or 166 mi Sacheon
$795
271 km or 169 mi Tsushima
$1021
273 km or 170 mi Gimje
$944
275 km or 171 mi Masan
$945
279 km or 173 mi Jeonju
$791
281 km or 175 mi Hirado
$1020
284 km or 177 mi Tsushima Island
$1024
288 km or 179 mi Changwon
$955
289 km or 180 mi Iksan
$925
291 km or 181 mi Gunsan
$941
294 km or 183 mi Saikai
$1023
295 km or 184 mi Matsuura
$1020
296 km or 184 mi Iki
$1020
297 km or 185 mi Sasebo
$1058
300 km or 186 mi Gimhae
$839
301 km or 187 mi Busan
$1031
312 km or 194 mi Imari
$1024
312 km or 194 mi Miryang
$861
315 km or 196 mi Togitsu
$1021
318 km or 197 mi Nagayo
$1024
318 km or 197 mi Nagasaki
$983
318 km or 198 mi Yangsan
$909
319 km or 199 mi Karatsu
$1025
320 km or 199 mi Nonsan
$928
324 km or 201 mi Omura
$1022
325 km or 202 mi Takeo
$1023

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