Melbourne vs Ulsan - Cost of Living Comparison

Melbourne Ulsan
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1968
$1066
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4731
$2655
🏠 One person rent
$1042
$434
🏘️ Family rent
$1689
$755
🍽️ Food expenses
$505
$427
🚐 Transport expenses
$275
$107
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$4043
$2029
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
12 km
6 km
🎓 Higher education
100
65
😀 Quality of life
99
70
🏙️ Population
4.53M
1.17M

The cost of living in Melbourne is 85% more expensive than in Ulsan. Cities ranked 589th and 4375th ($1968 vs $1066) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 7th and 6th in Australia and South Korea, respectively. Check Australia vs South Korea comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.1 months in Melbourne compared to 1.9 months in Ulsan. Melbourne ranked 2nd best city to live in Australia vs Ulsan ranked 30th in South Korea, while ranked 3rd and 2132nd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Melbourne vs Ulsan

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Melbourne Ulsan
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$12
$5.3
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$57.4
$25.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$9.32
$4.91
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$6.96
$2.76
 Cappuccino
$3.22
$3.33
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.59
$1.25
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1035
$470
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$867
$335
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1988
$1022
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1378
$571
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$87.6
$41.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$136
$64.4
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$53.7
$29.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.19%
4.96%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6524
$14113
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$5101
$7526
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.19
$0.99
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$112
$47.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$14.2
$10.9
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.43
$1.32
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.27
$1.99
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.19
$2.44
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.14
$2.18
🥚 Eggs, x12
$4.37
$3.24
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.25
$16.2
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.28
$7.37
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.3
$33.6
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.92
$5.94
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.44
$3.55
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.39
$6.07
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.61
$4.56
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.42
$3.88
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.1
$2.76
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.04
$0.74
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.28
$2.14
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$13.1
$10.9
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.29
$1.88
🚬 Cigarette pack
$28.1
$3.02
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$8.17
$6.74
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.69
$8.07
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.35
$1.62
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.09
$2.06
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$48.1
$61.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$15.4
$7.7
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$60.8
$29.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$20
$8.82
👖 Brand Jeans
$76
$72.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$105
$79.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$1721
$343
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$16947
$11650

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3.2 km or 2 mi South Yarra
$1589
24 km or 15 mi Hoppers Crossing
$1682
25 km or 16 mi Tarneit
$1570
29 km or 18 mi Dandenong
$1498
34 km or 21 mi Sunbury
$1625
37 km or 23 mi Melton
$1633
40 km or 25 mi Frankston
$1957
41 km or 25 mi Berwick
$1562
42 km or 26 mi Cranbourne
$1587
54 km or 34 mi Pakenham
$1631
65 km or 40 mi Geelong
$1708
102 km or 64 mi Ballarat
$1740
134 km or 83 mi Bendigo
$1610
144 km or 90 mi Traralgon
$1626
164 km or 102 mi Shepparton
$1442
226 km or 140 mi Warrnambool
$1573
367 km or 228 mi Mount Gambier
$1181
369 km or 230 mi Wagga Wagga
$1386
392 km or 244 mi Devonport
$1641
404 km or 251 mi Griffith
$1629
444 km or 276 mi Launceston
$1477
466 km or 290 mi Canberra
$1792
477 km or 296 mi Mildura
$1622
546 km or 339 mi Goulburn
$1700
597 km or 371 mi Hobart
$1648
628 km or 390 mi Orange
$1661
643 km or 399 mi Bathurst
$1558
651 km or 405 mi Wollongong
$1554
655 km or 407 mi Adelaide
$1654
700 km or 435 mi Blacktown
$1581
702 km or 436 mi Dubbo
$1445
703 km or 437 mi Parramatta
$1896
707 km or 440 mi Kellyville
$1656
713 km or 443 mi Sydney
$2294
728 km or 452 mi Dee Why
$1970
822 km or 511 mi Newcastle
$1798
891 km or 554 mi Whyalla
$1627
1015 km or 631 mi Port Macquarie
$1640
1021 km or 634 mi Armidale
$1677
1123 km or 698 mi Coffs Harbour
$1359

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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