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Cost of Living in Daegu | South Korea

Cost of livingOne personFamily of 4
💰 Total with rent
$1013
$2895
🛋️ Without rent
$654
$2076
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$359
$819
🍽️ Food
$402
$1033
🚐 Transport
$132
$358
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1974
🏙️ Population
2.46M

The average cost of living in Daegu is $1013, which is close to the world's average cost of living, ranked 5362nd out of 9294 in our global list and 20th out of 87 in South Korea.

The median after-tax salary is $1974, which is enough to cover living expenses for 1.9 months. Ranked 604th (TOP 7%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 40th best city to live in South Korea. With an estimated population of 2.46M, Daegu is the 4th largest city in South Korea.

✈️ Closest airport6 kmDaegu Airport
😷 Air qualityModerate22.1 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank616Kyungpook National University
Cost of living in Daegu infographic

Prices in Daegu

Eating Out

🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.18
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$26
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.86
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.66
☕ Cappuccino
$3.76
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.09

Groceries

🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.81
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.08
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.56
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.83
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.5
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.81
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$16.8
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.7
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.79
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.02
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.46
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.16
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.49
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.76
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.65
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$14
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.13
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.23
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.18
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.09
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.49
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.74

Transportation

🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.06
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$41.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$12.2
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.3

Rent & Utilities

🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$343
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$227
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$857
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$614
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$89.9
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$137
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$19.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.49%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$5408
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$5435

Other

🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$43.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$9.13
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$76.7
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.95
👖 Brand Jeans
$69.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$83.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$348
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$20423

Daegu Cost of Living comparison