New Taipei vs Ulsan - Cost of Living Comparison

New Taipei Ulsan
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1064
$1066
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2963
$2655
🏠 One person rent
$429
$434
🏘️ Family rent
$1033
$755
🍽️ Food expenses
$396
$427
🚐 Transport expenses
$129
$107
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1381
$2029
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
13 km
6 km
🎓 Higher education
95
65
😀 Quality of life
87
70
🏙️ Population
4.36M
1.17M

The cost of living in New Taipei is 0.1% less expensive than in Ulsan. Cities ranked 4378th and 4375th ($1064 vs $1066) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 3rd and 6th in Taiwan and South Korea, respectively. Check Taiwan vs South Korea comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.3 months in New Taipei compared to 1.9 months in Ulsan. New Taipei ranked 1st best city to live in Taiwan vs Ulsan ranked 30th in South Korea, while ranked 163rd and 2132nd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in New Taipei vs Ulsan

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New Taipei Ulsan
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.85
$5.3
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$29.8
$25.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.03
$4.91
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.65
$2.76
 Cappuccino
$2.39
$3.33
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.99
$1.25
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$454
$470
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$325
$335
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1601
$1022
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$756
$571
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$55.6
$41.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$85.4
$64.4
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$22.3
$29.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
1.69%
4.96%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$7863
$14113
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6224
$7526
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.68
$0.99
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$42.3
$47.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$8.96
$10.9
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.05
$1.32
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$3.08
$1.99
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.89
$2.44
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.08
$2.18
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.4
$3.24
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$17.4
$16.2
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.86
$7.37
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$21.7
$33.6
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.4
$5.94
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.07
$3.55
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.97
$6.07
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.35
$4.56
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.39
$3.88
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$2.76
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.88
$0.74
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.53
$2.14
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.6
$10.9
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.6
$1.88
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.51
$3.02
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$11.6
$6.74
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$7.67
$8.07
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.14
$1.62
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.66
$2.06
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$34.6
$61.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$9.94
$7.7
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$45.9
$29.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$16.3
$8.82
👖 Brand Jeans
$61.6
$72.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$89.6
$79.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$429
$343
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$6579
$11650

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Distance City Cost of living
9.6 km or 6 mi Taipei
$1271
29 km or 18 mi Taoyuan
$854
33 km or 20 mi Keelung
$973
42 km or 26 mi Yilan
$758
48 km or 30 mi Zhubei
$1006
53 km or 33 mi Hsinchu
$807
80 km or 50 mi Miaoli
$708
124 km or 77 mi Taichung
$927
140 km or 87 mi Changhua
$842
144 km or 90 mi Nantou
$828
171 km or 106 mi Douliu
$827
198 km or 123 mi Chiayi
$882
246 km or 153 mi Fuzhou
$700
250 km or 155 mi Putian
$705
252 km or 157 mi Taitung
$1091
259 km or 161 mi Tainan
$859
267 km or 166 mi Ningde
$701
283 km or 176 mi Ishigaki
$1022
289 km or 179 mi Quanzhou
$757
290 km or 180 mi Jinjiang
$702
291 km or 181 mi Kaohsiung
$914
318 km or 197 mi Rui'an
$687
321 km or 199 mi Kinmen
$828
341 km or 212 mi Wenzhou
$968
345 km or 214 mi Xiamen
$828
375 km or 233 mi Nanping
$684
375 km or 233 mi Wenling
$688
386 km or 240 mi Zhangzhou
$751
387 km or 241 mi Miyakojima
$1022
408 km or 253 mi Sanming
$694
411 km or 256 mi Lishui
$768
428 km or 266 mi Linhai
$675
445 km or 277 mi Longyan
$691
457 km or 284 mi Wuyishan
$642
489 km or 304 mi Jinhua
$852
497 km or 309 mi Yiwu
$696
507 km or 315 mi Quzhou
$520
510 km or 317 mi Chaozhou
$648
515 km or 320 mi Shangrao
$765
515 km or 320 mi Shantou
$1051

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