Tianjin vs Ulsan - Cost of Living Comparison

Tianjin Ulsan
🚶 Cost of living one person
$778
$1066
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2271
$2655
🏠 One person rent
$340
$434
🏘️ Family rent
$788
$755
🍽️ Food expenses
$252
$427
🚐 Transport expenses
$77.7
$107
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$876
$2029
😷 Air quality
Bad
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
12 km
6 km
🎓 Higher education
91
65
😀 Quality of life
72
70
🏙️ Population
13.9M
1.17M

The cost of living in Tianjin is 27% less expensive than in Ulsan. Cities ranked 6136th and 4375th ($778 vs $1066) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 39th 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 1.1 months in Tianjin compared to 1.9 months in Ulsan. Tianjin ranked 11th best city to live in China vs Ulsan ranked 30th in South Korea, while ranked 1706th and 2132nd among best cities to live in the world.

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Tianjin Ulsan
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.49
$5.3
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$29.5
$25.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.61
$4.91
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.49
$2.76
 Cappuccino
$3.21
$3.33
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.49
$1.25
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$359
$470
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$259
$335
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1132
$1022
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$595
$571
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$49
$41.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$74.5
$64.4
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$11.6
$29.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.54%
4.96%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$5793
$14113
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3981
$7526
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.44
$0.99
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$16.3
$47.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.42
$10.9
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.24
$1.32
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.89
$1.99
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.55
$2.44
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.9
$2.18
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.3
$3.24
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$15.3
$16.2
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.05
$7.37
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.5
$33.6
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.25
$5.94
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.43
$3.55
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.4
$6.07
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.13
$4.56
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.77
$3.88
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.77
$2.76
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.46
$0.74
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.06
$2.14
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$14.8
$10.9
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.1
$1.88
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.02
$3.02
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.36
$6.74
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.09
$8.07
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.07
$1.62
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.88
$2.06
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$44.4
$61.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$7.41
$7.7
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$76.6
$29.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.98
$8.82
👖 Brand Jeans
$59
$72.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$84.1
$79.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$586
$343
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$9729
$11650

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$709
60 km or 37 mi Langfang
$726
71 km or 44 mi Bazhou
$661
87 km or 54 mi Huanghua
$659
93 km or 58 mi Sanhe
$665
99 km or 61 mi Cangzhou
$758
99 km or 62 mi Tangshan
$767
107 km or 67 mi Renqiu
$670
109 km or 68 mi Beijing
$1281
111 km or 69 mi Zhuozhou
$651
117 km or 73 mi Gaobeidian
$663
124 km or 77 mi Hejian
$669
131 km or 82 mi Botou
$660
133 km or 82 mi Zunhua
$667
144 km or 90 mi Luanzhou
$658
152 km or 94 mi Baoding
$512
157 km or 98 mi Laoling
$665
160 km or 99 mi Qian'an
$666
182 km or 113 mi Anguo
$651
192 km or 119 mi Shenzhou
$662
204 km or 127 mi Dezhou
$744
205 km or 127 mi Dingzhou
$680
205 km or 128 mi Hengshui
$814
209 km or 130 mi Binzhou
$661
212 km or 132 mi Chengde
$697
218 km or 136 mi Dongying
$676
219 km or 136 mi Xinji
$662
223 km or 138 mi Qinhuangdao
$755
225 km or 140 mi Jinzhou
$659
228 km or 142 mi Jizhou
$649
237 km or 147 mi Xinle
$657
241 km or 150 mi Gaocheng
$668
242 km or 150 mi Pingquan
$653
251 km or 156 mi Yucheng
$659
255 km or 158 mi Nangong
$658
258 km or 161 mi Zouping
$667
265 km or 164 mi Shijiazhuang
$576
271 km or 168 mi Zhangjiakou
$748
273 km or 170 mi Zibo
$549
276 km or 172 mi Jinan
$617

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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