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Osaka vs Seoul
Osa vs Sel

Average net salary (After tax)

Seoul
Osaka

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Sel
Osa
Outside city centre
Sel
Osa

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Sel
Osa
Outside city centre
Sel
Osa

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Sel
Osa
Outside city centre
Sel
Osa

Mortgage rates

Seoul
4.5%
Osaka
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

Electricity, heating, water, Garbage for a 85m2 Apartment

Seoul
Osaka

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Sel
Osa

Mobile phone data

One-minute local prepaid call (no plan or discount)

Sel
Osa

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Sel
Osa

Monthly pass

Regular price

Sel
Osa

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Seoul
Osaka

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Sel
Osa
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

Milk 1L
Sel
Osa
White bread 500g
Sel
Osa
Eggs 12
Sel
Osa
White rice 1kg
Sel
Osa

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Seoul
Osaka

Meat & cheese

Chicken breasts 1kg
Sel
Osa
Beef round 1kg
Sel
Osa
Local cheese 1kg
Sel
Osa

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Sel
Osa
Lettuce 1 head
Sel
Osa
Tomatoes 1kg
Sel
Osa

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Sel
Osa
Oranges 1 head
Sel
Osa
Bananas 1kg
Sel
Osa

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

Inexpensive restaurant 2 meals
Sel $4,070.74/mth
Osa $4,070.74/mth
Mid-range restaurant Three-course meal for two people
Sel $4,070.74/mth
Osa $4,070.74/mth

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Seoul
4.5%
Osaka
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Seoul are 17.14% higher than in Osaka

Drinks

Coke/Pepsi 0.33L
bottle
Sel $4,070.74/mth
Osa $4,070.74/mth
Water 0.33L
bottle
Sel $4,070.74/mth
Osa $4,070.74/mth
Cappuccino regular
Sel $4,070.74/mth
Osa $4,070.74/mth

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Sel
Osa
Market 0.5L bottle
Sel
Osa

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Sel
Osa
Market 0.33L bottle
Sel
Osa

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Seoul
5
Osaka

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Sel
Osa

Summer dress

From a chain store (e.g. Zara, H&M)

Sel
Osa

Shoes

1 pair Nike shoes
Sel
Osa
1 pair men's leather shoes
Sel
Osa

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Seoul
$15.33
Osaka
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Sel $4,070.74/mth
Osa $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Sel $4,070.74/mth
Osa $4,070.74/mth