Kawasaki vs Ulsan - Cost of Living Comparison

Kawasaki Ulsan
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1133
$1066
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3311
$2655
🏠 One person rent
$436
$434
🏘️ Family rent
$1203
$755
🍽️ Food expenses
$379
$427
🚐 Transport expenses
$217
$107
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2649
$2029
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
8 km
6 km
🎓 Higher education
99
65
😀 Quality of life
83
70
🏙️ Population
1.54M
1.17M

The cost of living in Kawasaki is 6% more expensive than in Ulsan. Cities ranked 4217th and 4375th ($1133 vs $1066) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 37th and 6th in Japan and South Korea, respectively. Check Japan vs South Korea comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.3 months in Kawasaki compared to 1.9 months in Ulsan. Kawasaki ranked 9th best city to live in Japan vs Ulsan ranked 30th in South Korea, while ranked 251st and 2132nd among best cities to live in the world.

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Kawasaki Ulsan
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.78
$5.3
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$26.5
$25.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.24
$4.91
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.42
$2.76
 Cappuccino
$2.07
$3.33
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.19
$1.25
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$521
$470
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$251
$335
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1066
$1022
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1003
$571
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$107
$41.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$163
$64.4
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$24.7
$29.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
1.16%
4.96%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4505
$14113
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2995
$7526
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.05
$0.99
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$68.8
$47.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$29.8
$10.9
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.26
$1.32
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.47
$1.99
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.69
$2.44
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.59
$2.18
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.89
$3.24
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.73
$16.2
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.8
$7.37
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$22.7
$33.6
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.27
$5.94
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.66
$3.55
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.28
$6.07
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.78
$4.56
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3
$3.88
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.24
$2.76
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.68
$0.74
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.29
$2.14
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$12
$10.9
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.02
$1.88
🚬 Cigarette pack
$4.54
$3.02
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$9.24
$6.74
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.77
$8.07
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.23
$1.62
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.86
$2.06
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$67.2
$61.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$14.4
$7.7
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$34.4
$29.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$16.1
$8.82
👖 Brand Jeans
$30.6
$72.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$53.8
$79.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$225
$343
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$15957
$11650

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Distance City Cost of living
1.5 km or 0.9 mi Kawasaki-ku
$1054
11 km or 6.9 mi Yokohama
$1653
17 km or 11 mi Komae
$1026
19 km or 12 mi Tokyo
$1698
21 km or 13 mi Chofu
$1055
22 km or 14 mi Yamato
$1055
22 km or 14 mi Inagi
$1021
22 km or 14 mi Mitaka
$1047
23 km or 14 mi Machida
$1130
24 km or 15 mi Urayasu
$1036
25 km or 15 mi Hirai
$1019
25 km or 16 mi Sodegaura
$1024
25 km or 16 mi Kisarazu
$1024
25 km or 16 mi Musashino
$1031
26 km or 16 mi Kamakura
$1096
26 km or 16 mi Tama
$1029
26 km or 16 mi Ayase
$1021
26 km or 16 mi Fuchu
$1064
27 km or 17 mi Zama
$1025
27 km or 17 mi Zushi
$1025
27 km or 17 mi Koganei
$1026
27 km or 17 mi Fujisawa
$1057
27 km or 17 mi Nishitokyo
$1046
28 km or 17 mi Futtsu
$1020
28 km or 17 mi Kimitsu
$1024
29 km or 18 mi Ebina
$1029
29 km or 18 mi Hayama
$1019
30 km or 19 mi Yokosuka
$1133
30 km or 19 mi Kunitachi
$1023
30 km or 19 mi Kokubunji
$1026
31 km or 19 mi Wako
$1023
31 km or 19 mi Sagamihara
$1153
31 km or 19 mi Higashikurume
$1023
31 km or 19 mi Ichikawa
$1069
31 km or 19 mi Kodaira
$1048
32 km or 20 mi Atsugi
$1072
32 km or 20 mi Tachikawa
$1043
32 km or 20 mi Funabashi
$1170
32 km or 20 mi Kawaguchi
$1085
33 km or 20 mi Hino
$1046

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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