Seongnam vs Ulsan - Cost of Living Comparison

Seongnam Ulsan
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1022
$1066
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2532
$2655
🏠 One person rent
$477
$434
🏘️ Family rent
$922
$755
🍽️ Food expenses
$368
$427
🚐 Transport expenses
$82.6
$107
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2877
$2029
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
2 km
6 km
🎓 Higher education
98
65
😀 Quality of life
78
70
🏙️ Population
949K
1.17M

The cost of living in Seongnam is 4% less expensive than in Ulsan. Cities ranked 4898th and 4375th ($1022 vs $1066) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 9th and 6th in South Korea.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.8 months in Seongnam compared to 1.9 months in Ulsan. Ranked 4th vs 30th best cities to live in South Korea, and 475th vs 2132nd among the best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Seongnam vs Ulsan

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Seongnam Ulsan
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.06
$5.3
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$36.9
$25.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.48
$4.91
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.67
$2.76
 Cappuccino
$3.44
$3.33
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.29
$1.25
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$437
$470
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$369
$335
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$978
$1022
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$740
$571
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$76.3
$41.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$116
$64.4
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$17.9
$29.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.63%
4.96%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$11531
$14113
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6089
$7526
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.15
$0.99
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$45.4
$47.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$6.74
$10.9
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.18
$1.32
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.6
$1.99
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.54
$2.44
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.82
$2.18
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.6
$3.24
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.2
$16.2
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.8
$7.37
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$19.5
$33.6
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.99
$5.94
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.79
$3.55
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.7
$6.07
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.44
$4.56
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.47
$3.88
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.05
$2.76
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.46
$0.74
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.89
$2.14
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$19.3
$10.9
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.3
$1.88
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.47
$3.02
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.18
$6.74
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.28
$8.07
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.77
$1.62
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.93
$2.06
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$44.7
$61.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$8.37
$7.7
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$30.2
$29.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.99
$8.82
👖 Brand Jeans
$76.4
$72.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$76.9
$79.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$231
$343
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$8188
$11650

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Distance City Cost of living
3.1 km or 1.9 mi Siheung
$945
11 km or 7 mi Gwangju
$927
13 km or 8.1 mi Hanam
$906
13 km or 8.2 mi Gwacheon
$897
17 km or 11 mi Guri
$906
18 km or 11 mi Uiwang
$901
19 km or 12 mi Gunpo
$975
19 km or 12 mi Anyang
$1102
20 km or 13 mi Seoul
$1460
20 km or 13 mi Suwon
$977
23 km or 14 mi Namyangju
$970
23 km or 14 mi Yongin
$1049
24 km or 15 mi Gwangmyeong
$928
31 km or 19 mi Ansan
$921
32 km or 20 mi Bucheon
$1121
32 km or 20 mi Icheon
$979
33 km or 21 mi Osan
$912
36 km or 22 mi Uijeongbu
$998
36 km or 22 mi Goyang
$1002
39 km or 24 mi Yangju
$912
42 km or 26 mi Hwaseong
$965
43 km or 26 mi Gimpo
$979
43 km or 27 mi Incheon
$1002
47 km or 29 mi Yeoju
$902
50 km or 31 mi Anseong
$912
50 km or 31 mi Pyeongtaek
$809
51 km or 32 mi Pocheon
$906
52 km or 32 mi Paju
$941
53 km or 33 mi Dongducheon
$911
70 km or 44 mi Wonju
$857
70 km or 44 mi Cheonan
$930
71 km or 44 mi Chuncheon
$834
75 km or 47 mi Dangjin
$904
78 km or 49 mi Kaesong
$1473
88 km or 54 mi Chungju
$1004
94 km or 59 mi Cheongju
$880
95 km or 59 mi Seosan
$872
101 km or 63 mi Jecheon
$932
107 km or 66 mi Sejong
$928
109 km or 68 mi Gongju
$939

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