Tokyo vs Ulsan - Cost of Living Comparison

Tokyo Ulsan
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1698
$1066
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4410
$2655
🏠 One person rent
$803
$434
🏘️ Family rent
$1693
$755
🍽️ Food expenses
$456
$427
🚐 Transport expenses
$322
$107
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2899
$2029
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
15 km
6 km
🎓 Higher education
100
65
😀 Quality of life
100
70
🏙️ Population
14M
1.17M

The cost of living in Tokyo is 59% more expensive than in Ulsan. Cities ranked 2208th and 4375th ($1698 vs $1066) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1st 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 1.7 months in Tokyo compared to 1.9 months in Ulsan. Tokyo ranked 1st best city to live in Japan vs Ulsan ranked 30th in South Korea, while ranked 1st and 2132nd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Tokyo vs Ulsan

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Tokyo Ulsan
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$6.57
$5.3
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$35.8
$25.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.45
$4.91
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.45
$2.76
 Cappuccino
$3.52
$3.33
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.19
$1.25
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1016
$470
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$563
$335
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2264
$1022
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1286
$571
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$116
$41.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$178
$64.4
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$34.3
$29.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
1.14%
4.96%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$9602
$14113
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6179
$7526
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.51
$0.99
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$77.1
$47.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$29.5
$10.9
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.25
$1.32
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.43
$1.99
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.71
$2.44
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.68
$2.18
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.94
$3.24
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$15.6
$16.2
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.17
$7.37
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$23.7
$33.6
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.66
$5.94
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.16
$3.55
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.04
$6.07
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.42
$4.56
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.5
$3.88
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.21
$2.76
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.68
$0.74
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.65
$2.14
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$9.48
$10.9
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.15
$1.88
🚬 Cigarette pack
$4.26
$3.02
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$9.2
$6.74
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.31
$8.07
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.29
$1.62
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.58
$2.06
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$68.9
$61.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$13.3
$7.7
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$37.4
$29.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$25
$8.82
👖 Brand Jeans
$48.4
$72.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$59.2
$79.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$560
$343
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$16030
$11650

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Distance City Cost of living
12 km or 7.3 mi Musashino
$1031
12 km or 7.4 mi Komae
$1026
12 km or 7.5 mi Mitaka
$1047
13 km or 8 mi Wako
$1023
13 km or 8.4 mi Kawaguchi
$1085
14 km or 8.5 mi Hirai
$1019
14 km or 8.9 mi Toda
$1029
14 km or 8.9 mi Chofu
$1055
14 km or 9 mi Nishitokyo
$1046
15 km or 9.3 mi Asaka
$1032
15 km or 9.4 mi Warabi
$1022
16 km or 10 mi Niiza
$1037
17 km or 10 mi Higashikurume
$1023
17 km or 11 mi Koganei
$1026
18 km or 11 mi Kawasaki-ku
$1054
18 km or 11 mi Inagi
$1021
18 km or 11 mi Soka
$1061
18 km or 11 mi Kiyose
$1025
19 km or 12 mi Shiki
$1022
19 km or 12 mi Kawasaki
$1133
19 km or 12 mi Urayasu
$1036
20 km or 12 mi Fuchu
$1064
20 km or 12 mi Saitama
$1179
20 km or 12 mi Kodaira
$1048
20 km or 12 mi Yashio
$1025
21 km or 13 mi Kokubunji
$1026
21 km or 13 mi Higashimurayama
$1031
21 km or 13 mi Miyoshi
$1019
22 km or 14 mi Ichikawa
$1069
22 km or 14 mi Matsudo
$1170
23 km or 14 mi Misato
$1031
23 km or 14 mi Fujimi
$1027
23 km or 14 mi Kunitachi
$1023
23 km or 14 mi Tama
$1029
24 km or 15 mi Tokorozawa
$1081
24 km or 15 mi Koshigaya
$1031
25 km or 15 mi Tachikawa
$1043
25 km or 15 mi Higashiyamato
$1026
26 km or 16 mi Yoshikawa
$1020
26 km or 16 mi Fujimino
$1025

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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