Okayama vs Ulsan - Cost of Living Comparison

Okayama Ulsan
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1155
$1066
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2487
$2655
🏠 One person rent
$542
$434
🏘️ Family rent
$733
$755
🍽️ Food expenses
$360
$427
🚐 Transport expenses
$167
$107
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2485
$2029
😷 Air quality
Good
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
13 km
6 km
🎓 Higher education
68
65
😀 Quality of life
73
70
🏙️ Population
720K
1.17M

The cost of living in Okayama is 8% more expensive than in Ulsan. Cities ranked 4138th and 4375th ($1155 vs $1066) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 25th 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 Okayama compared to 1.9 months in Ulsan. Okayama ranked 291st best city to live in Japan vs Ulsan ranked 30th in South Korea, while ranked 1173rd and 2132nd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Okayama vs Ulsan

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Okayama Ulsan
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.11
$5.3
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$18.4
$25.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.67
$4.91
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.63
$2.76
 Cappuccino
$3.21
$3.33
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.13
$1.25
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$702
$470
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$349
$335
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$829
$1022
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$493
$571
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$97.7
$41.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$150
$64.4
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$23.8
$29.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
1%
4.96%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3961
$14113
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2448
$7526
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.52
$0.99
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$64.7
$47.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$30.7
$10.9
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.9
$1.32
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.36
$1.99
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.77
$2.44
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.59
$2.18
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.48
$3.24
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$15.2
$16.2
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.57
$7.37
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$16.4
$33.6
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.93
$5.94
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.53
$3.55
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.05
$6.07
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.49
$4.56
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.8
$3.88
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.15
$2.76
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.5
$0.74
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.38
$2.14
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.75
$10.9
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.96
$1.88
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.77
$3.02
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$10.4
$6.74
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.65
$8.07
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.08
$1.62
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.83
$2.06
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$52.6
$61.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.1
$7.7
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$34.1
$29.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$6.36
$8.82
👖 Brand Jeans
$43.1
$72.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$51
$79.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$76
$343
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$5414
$11650

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Distance City Cost of living
15 km or 9.3 mi Akaiwa
$1023
15 km or 9.4 mi Kurashiki
$1015
16 km or 9.8 mi Soja
$1021
16 km or 10 mi Setouchi
$1018
18 km or 11 mi Tamano
$1022
27 km or 17 mi Bizen
$1019
32 km or 20 mi Takahashi
$1021
33 km or 21 mi Asakuchi
$1023
37 km or 23 mi Sakaide
$1021
41 km or 25 mi Kasaoka
$1024
42 km or 26 mi Marugame
$1025
42 km or 26 mi Ibara
$1024
43 km or 27 mi Sanuki
$1021
44 km or 28 mi Takamatsu
$832
45 km or 28 mi Ayagawa
$1022
45 km or 28 mi Tadotsu
$1021
45 km or 28 mi Ako
$1023
45 km or 28 mi Mimasaka
$1020
47 km or 29 mi Miki
$1020
48 km or 30 mi Zentsuji
$1020
50 km or 31 mi Maniwa
$1020
53 km or 33 mi Aioi
$1020
54 km or 34 mi Fukuyama
$1100
55 km or 34 mi Niimi
$1023
56 km or 35 mi Tsuyama
$1026
59 km or 37 mi Mitoyo
$1021
61 km or 38 mi Higashikagawa
$1018
62 km or 38 mi Tatsuno
$1020
63 km or 39 mi Kan'onji
$1024
63 km or 39 mi Fuchu
$1020
64 km or 40 mi Taishi
$1021
70 km or 43 mi Shiso
$1022
70 km or 44 mi Awa
$1022
70 km or 44 mi Miyoshi
$1018
70 km or 44 mi Mima
$1023
70 km or 44 mi Onomichi
$1015
72 km or 45 mi Himeji
$1164
77 km or 48 mi Yoshinogawa
$1021
79 km or 49 mi Aizumi
$1022
80 km or 50 mi Ishii
$1023

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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