Matsuyama vs Ulsan - Cost of Living Comparison

Matsuyama Ulsan
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1129
$1066
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2680
$2655
🏠 One person rent
$511
$434
🏘️ Family rent
$818
$755
🍽️ Food expenses
$406
$427
🚐 Transport expenses
$119
$107
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2429
$2029
😷 Air quality
Good
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
6 km
6 km
🎓 Higher education
53
65
😀 Quality of life
70
70
🏙️ Population
507K
1.17M

The cost of living in Matsuyama is 6% more expensive than in Ulsan. Cities ranked 4225th and 4375th ($1129 vs $1066) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 39th 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 2.2 months in Matsuyama compared to 1.9 months in Ulsan. Matsuyama ranked 532nd best city to live in Japan vs Ulsan ranked 30th in South Korea, while ranked 2318th and 2132nd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Matsuyama vs Ulsan

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Matsuyama Ulsan
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$6.07
$5.3
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$26.4
$25.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.32
$4.91
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.25
$2.76
 Cappuccino
$3.37
$3.33
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.02
$1.25
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$587
$470
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$324
$335
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$748
$1022
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$603
$571
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$94.7
$41.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$146
$64.4
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$40.3
$29.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
1.25%
4.96%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3727
$14113
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2331
$7526
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.2
$0.99
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$62.9
$47.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$21.5
$10.9
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.09
$1.32
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.59
$1.99
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.62
$2.44
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3
$2.18
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.86
$3.24
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.4
$16.2
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.27
$7.37
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$37.6
$33.6
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.58
$5.94
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.51
$3.55
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.73
$6.07
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.77
$4.56
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.5
$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
$1.58
$2.14
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.24
$10.9
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.28
$1.88
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.89
$3.02
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$10.5
$6.74
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.59
$8.07
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.52
$1.62
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.85
$2.06
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$56.5
$61.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$9.51
$7.7
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$33.8
$29.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$15.5
$8.82
👖 Brand Jeans
$48.3
$72.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$50.2
$79.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$288
$343
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$11293
$11650

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Distance City Cost of living
7.2 km or 4.5 mi Masaki
$1020
9.7 km or 6 mi Tobe
$1018
10 km or 6.4 mi Iyo
$1021
11 km or 6.7 mi Toon
$1018
34 km or 21 mi Imabari
$1032
39 km or 25 mi Saijo
$1023
42 km or 26 mi Ozu
$1018
50 km or 31 mi Kure
$1050
50 km or 31 mi Niihama
$1024
52 km or 32 mi Yawatahama
$1023
53 km or 33 mi Etajima
$1019
57 km or 36 mi Seiyo
$1023
58 km or 36 mi Takehara
$1019
58 km or 36 mi Kumano
$1022
63 km or 39 mi Iwakuni
$1091
63 km or 39 mi Yanai
$1025
64 km or 40 mi Kaita
$1020
65 km or 40 mi Higashihiroshima
$1046
67 km or 42 mi Otake
$1021
68 km or 42 mi Hiroshima
$1227
68 km or 42 mi Susaki
$1019
69 km or 43 mi Ino
$1022
70 km or 43 mi Hatsukaichi
$1021
70 km or 44 mi Uwajima
$1024
72 km or 44 mi Tosa
$1020
73 km or 45 mi Mihara
$1024
74 km or 46 mi Shikokuchuo
$1025
76 km or 47 mi Onomichi
$1015
77 km or 48 mi Kochi
$1054
77 km or 48 mi Hikari
$1024
85 km or 53 mi Kudamatsu
$1023
86 km or 53 mi Nankoku
$1022
89 km or 55 mi Kami
$1023
89 km or 55 mi Kan'onji
$1024
91 km or 57 mi Fukuyama
$1100
91 km or 57 mi Konan
$1021
92 km or 57 mi Shunan
$1030
92 km or 57 mi Fuchu
$1020
93 km or 57 mi Mitoyo
$1021
93 km or 58 mi Akitakata
$1019

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