Kitakyushu vs Ulsan - Cost of Living Comparison

Kitakyushu Ulsan
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1049
$1066
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2639
$2655
🏠 One person rent
$417
$434
🏘️ Family rent
$722
$755
🍽️ Food expenses
$365
$427
🚐 Transport expenses
$173
$107
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2519
$2029
😷 Air quality
Good
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
15 km
6 km
🎓 Higher education
69
65
😀 Quality of life
75
70
🏙️ Population
935K
1.17M

The cost of living in Kitakyushu is 2% less expensive than in Ulsan. Cities ranked 4439th and 4375th ($1049 vs $1066) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 93rd 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 2.4 months in Kitakyushu compared to 1.9 months in Ulsan. Kitakyushu ranked 180th best city to live in Japan vs Ulsan ranked 30th in South Korea, while ranked 742nd and 2132nd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Kitakyushu vs Ulsan

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Kitakyushu Ulsan
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$6.65
$5.3
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$26.8
$25.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.43
$4.91
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.02
$2.76
 Cappuccino
$2.32
$3.33
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.92
$1.25
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$462
$470
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$213
$335
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$714
$1022
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$444
$571
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$125
$41.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$195
$64.4
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$29.5
$29.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
1.5%
4.96%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4197
$14113
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2545
$7526
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.87
$0.99
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$68.2
$47.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$25.8
$10.9
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.17
$1.32
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.56
$1.99
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.59
$2.44
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.44
$2.18
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.94
$3.24
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12
$16.2
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.29
$7.37
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$15
$33.6
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.49
$5.94
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.91
$3.55
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.24
$6.07
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.27
$4.56
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.71
$3.88
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.51
$2.76
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.5
$0.74
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.6
$2.14
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.8
$10.9
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2
$1.88
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.72
$3.02
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$10.4
$6.74
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.98
$8.07
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.49
$1.62
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.12
$2.06
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$51.3
$61.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12
$7.7
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$34.1
$29.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$6.41
$8.82
👖 Brand Jeans
$68.3
$72.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$47.2
$79.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$299
$343
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$11778
$11650

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Distance City Cost of living
8.7 km or 5.4 mi Shimonoseki
$1154
15 km or 9.3 mi Kanda
$1023
17 km or 11 mi Mizumaki
$1019
18 km or 11 mi Nakama
$1019
20 km or 12 mi Yukuhashi
$1025
21 km or 13 mi Nogata
$1022
24 km or 15 mi Fukuchi
$1019
25 km or 16 mi Okagaki
$1024
27 km or 17 mi Miyawaka
$1021
28 km or 17 mi Tagawa
$1022
31 km or 19 mi San'yo-Onoda
$1023
32 km or 20 mi Iizuka
$1025
33 km or 20 mi Munakata
$1024
38 km or 24 mi Buzen
$1018
38 km or 24 mi Fukutsu
$1023
39 km or 24 mi Kama
$1022
40 km or 25 mi Ube
$1035
42 km or 26 mi Koga
$1023
42 km or 26 mi Nakatsu
$1023
43 km or 27 mi Mine
$1020
44 km or 27 mi Sasaguri
$1018
44 km or 28 mi Shingu
$1021
48 km or 30 mi Sue
$1019
48 km or 30 mi Kasuya
$1022
49 km or 31 mi Umi
$1021
49 km or 31 mi Shime
$1022
53 km or 33 mi Dazaifu
$1025
54 km or 33 mi Onojo
$1022
54 km or 34 mi Chikuzen
$1021
55 km or 34 mi Kasuga
$1025
55 km or 34 mi Chikushino
$1027
55 km or 34 mi Asakura
$1020
55 km or 34 mi Fukuoka
$1234
58 km or 36 mi Usa
$1020
60 km or 37 mi Nakagawa
$1024
61 km or 38 mi Ukiha
$1019
61 km or 38 mi Nagato
$1019
62 km or 39 mi Ogori
$1020
63 km or 39 mi Hita
$1020
63 km or 39 mi Bungotakada
$1020

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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