Shenyang vs Ulsan - Cost of Living Comparison

Shenyang Ulsan
🚶 Cost of living one person
$614
$1066
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2172
$2655
🏠 One person rent
$221
$434
🏘️ Family rent
$723
$755
🍽️ Food expenses
$243
$427
🚐 Transport expenses
$66.2
$107
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$867
$2029
😷 Air quality
Bad
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
6 km
6 km
🎓 Higher education
84
65
😀 Quality of life
70
70
🏙️ Population
9.07M
1.17M

The cost of living in Shenyang is 42% less expensive than in Ulsan. Cities ranked 7393rd and 4375th ($614 vs $1066) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 522nd and 6th in China and South Korea, respectively. Check China vs South Korea comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.4 months in Shenyang compared to 1.9 months in Ulsan. Shenyang ranked 13th best city to live in China vs Ulsan ranked 30th in South Korea, while ranked 2152nd and 2132nd among best cities to live in the world.

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Shenyang Ulsan
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.99
$5.3
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$22.4
$25.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.94
$4.91
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.67
$2.76
 Cappuccino
$3.12
$3.33
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.38
$1.25
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$266
$470
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$146
$335
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$734
$1022
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$633
$571
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$34.8
$41.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$54.1
$64.4
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$15.4
$29.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.53%
4.96%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2656
$14113
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3799
$7526
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.3
$0.99
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$11.9
$47.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$3.76
$10.9
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.23
$1.32
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.85
$1.99
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.24
$2.44
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.95
$2.18
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.5
$3.24
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.6
$16.2
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.95
$7.37
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.1
$33.6
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.44
$5.94
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.24
$3.55
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.85
$6.07
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.56
$4.56
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.19
$3.88
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.9
$2.76
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.41
$0.74
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.14
$2.14
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$9.58
$10.9
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.5
$1.88
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.68
$3.02
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$8.07
$6.74
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$7.06
$8.07
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.79
$1.62
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.2
$2.06
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$39.3
$61.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.82
$7.7
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$38.1
$29.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$4.75
$8.82
👖 Brand Jeans
$50.5
$72.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$91.5
$79.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$412
$343
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$23499
$11650

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Distance City Cost of living
39 km or 24 mi Fushun
$481
43 km or 27 mi Dengta
$657
54 km or 34 mi Xinmin
$664
63 km or 39 mi Tieling
$717
63 km or 39 mi Benxi
$682
63 km or 39 mi Liaoyang
$690
71 km or 44 mi Diaobingshan
$643
86 km or 53 mi Anshan
$676
96 km or 60 mi Kaiyuan
$659
120 km or 75 mi Haicheng
$682
138 km or 85 mi Beizhen
$660
149 km or 93 mi Fuxin
$697
151 km or 94 mi Dashiqiao
$667
159 km or 99 mi Fengcheng
$659
161 km or 100 mi Yingkou
$652
170 km or 106 mi Siping
$696
180 km or 112 mi Gaizhou
$667
186 km or 116 mi Liaoyuan
$680
186 km or 116 mi Linghai
$652
190 km or 118 mi Shuangliao
$654
202 km or 126 mi Meihekou
$663
204 km or 127 mi Dandong
$628
206 km or 128 mi Jinzhou
$658
206 km or 128 mi Sinuiju
$1500
220 km or 137 mi Gongzhuling
$680
221 km or 137 mi Beipiao
$658
223 km or 138 mi Tongliao
$715
223 km or 139 mi Donggang
$662
238 km or 148 mi Zhuanghe
$673
242 km or 150 mi Ji'an
$643
248 km or 154 mi Baishan
$683
249 km or 154 mi Chaoyang
$715
250 km or 155 mi Panshi
$649
251 km or 156 mi Kusong
$1472
262 km or 163 mi Xingcheng
$658
270 km or 168 mi Wafangdian
$675
274 km or 170 mi Changchun
$634
281 km or 174 mi Kanggye
$1481
288 km or 179 mi Chongju
$1467
289 km or 180 mi Linjiang
$635

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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