Moscow vs Ulsan - Cost of Living Comparison

Moscow Ulsan
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1337
$1066
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3292
$2655
🏠 One person rent
$742
$434
🏘️ Family rent
$1376
$755
🍽️ Food expenses
$353
$427
🚐 Transport expenses
$110
$107
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1454
$2029
😷 Air quality
Good
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
27 km
6 km
🎓 Higher education
95
65
😀 Quality of life
76
70
🏙️ Population
12.7M
1.17M

The cost of living in Moscow is 25% more expensive than in Ulsan. Cities ranked 3073rd and 4375th ($1337 vs $1066) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1st and 6th in Russia and South Korea, respectively. Check Russia vs South Korea comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.1 months in Moscow compared to 1.9 months in Ulsan. Moscow ranked 1st best city to live in Russia vs Ulsan ranked 30th in South Korea, while ranked 659th and 2132nd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Moscow vs Ulsan

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Moscow Ulsan
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.18
$5.3
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$46.9
$25.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.23
$4.91
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.43
$2.76
 Cappuccino
$3.6
$3.33
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.23
$1.25
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$919
$470
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$584
$335
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1884
$1022
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1083
$571
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$82.2
$41.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$124
$64.4
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$8.73
$29.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.77%
4.96%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$7964
$14113
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4302
$7526
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.81
$0.99
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$37.4
$47.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$5.61
$10.9
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.86
$1.32
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.42
$1.99
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.84
$2.44
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.36
$2.18
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.02
$3.24
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.8
$16.2
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.2
$7.37
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.6
$33.6
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.99
$5.94
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.48
$3.55
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.82
$6.07
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.36
$4.56
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.04
$3.88
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.83
$2.76
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.55
$0.74
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.5
$2.14
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.5
$10.9
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.2
$1.88
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.2
$3.02
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$9.33
$6.74
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.53
$8.07
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2
$1.62
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.44
$2.06
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$44.7
$61.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$7.16
$7.7
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$41.3
$29.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$18.4
$8.82
👖 Brand Jeans
$110
$72.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$125
$79.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$630
$343
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10517
$11650

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$1058
19 km or 12 mi Krasnogorsk
$932
19 km or 12 mi Lyubertsy
$684
19 km or 12 mi Mytishchi
$826
21 km or 13 mi Balashikha
$807
22 km or 14 mi Korolyov
$938
37 km or 23 mi Podolsk
$891
52 km or 32 mi Elektrostal
$719
96 km or 60 mi Obninsk
$639
161 km or 100 mi Kaluga
$711
161 km or 100 mi Tver
$689
173 km or 107 mi Tula
$672
179 km or 111 mi Vladimir
$652
184 km or 114 mi Ryazan
$574
248 km or 154 mi Yaroslavl
$573
250 km or 155 mi Ivanovo
$643
266 km or 165 mi Rybinsk
$854
301 km or 187 mi Kostroma
$673
326 km or 202 mi Oryol
$585
349 km or 217 mi Bryansk
$702
366 km or 228 mi Dzerzhinsk
$652
369 km or 229 mi Smolensk
$685
372 km or 231 mi Lipetsk
$567
376 km or 234 mi Cherepovets
$615
402 km or 250 mi Nizhny Novgorod
$864
408 km or 254 mi Vologda
$720
419 km or 260 mi Tambov
$634
457 km or 284 mi Kursk
$544
466 km or 290 mi Voronezh
$667
474 km or 294 mi Vitebsk
$378
491 km or 305 mi Veliky Novgorod
$721
495 km or 308 mi Starooskolsky
$731
496 km or 308 mi Stary Oskol
$619
509 km or 316 mi Mogilev
$497
513 km or 319 mi Saransk
$678
555 km or 345 mi Penza
$569
568 km or 353 mi Gomel
$497
571 km or 355 mi Sumy
$362
577 km or 359 mi Belgorod
$581
601 km or 373 mi Cheboksary
$562

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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