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Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and South Korea Reverse

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Consumer Prices in South Korea are 6.12% higher than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in South Korea are 2.25% higher than in United States
Rent Prices in South Korea are 6.56% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in South Korea are 28.07% lower than in United States
Groceries Prices in South Korea are 18.24% higher than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in South Korea is 26.46% lower than in United States

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Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     5.45 $      -45.53 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     31.77 $      -29.39 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.50 $     5.45 $      -16.20 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     2.72 $      -22.19 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     4.54 $      -9.22 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.70 $     4.03 $      +8.92 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.63 $     1.21 $      -25.47 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.29 $     0.73 $      -43.31 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.01 $     2.22 $      +118.99 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.45 $     2.21 $      -9.76 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.09 $     3.45 $      +11.62 %
Eggs (12) 2.36 $     2.77 $      +17.48 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.58 $     16.80 $      +75.34 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 8.02 $     8.26 $      +3.00 %
Apples (1kg) 3.85 $     5.61 $      +45.81 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.82 $     4.68 $      +22.49 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.91 $     4.96 $      +26.94 %
Potato (1kg) 2.46 $     3.16 $      +28.14 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.61 $     1.87 $      +16.27 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.79 $     1.09 $      -38.96 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     14.98 $      +24.82 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.35 $     1.96 $      -16.62 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.38 $     3.76 $      +10.99 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $     2.72 $      -54.61 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     1.00 $      -50.07 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 64.00 $     40.85 $      -36.17 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     2.54 $      -15.27 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.55 $     1.15 $      -25.70 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $     10.89 $      -63.69 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.82 $     1.68 $      +104.35 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 $     27,234.48 $      +29.69 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 157.52 $     157.85 $      +0.21 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.15 $     0.15 $      -0.97 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 46.90 $     24.17 $      -48.47 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 38.14 $     59.71 $      +56.55 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.45 $     16.86 $      -8.64 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     8.17 $      -18.30 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 40.85 $     86.24 $      +111.13 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.67 $     54.80 $      +53.65 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 77.41 $     105.31 $      +36.04 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 84.88 $     121.12 $      +42.70 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 951.61 $     642.64 $      -32.47 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 749.97 $     391.88 $      -47.75 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,654.43 $     2,178.67 $      +31.69 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,255.57 $     1,094.95 $      -12.79 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,939.63 $     6,541.23 $      +237.24 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,298.77 $     2,821.18 $      +117.22 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 2,967.76 $     2,231.43 $      -24.81 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.22     4.69      +11.09 %
 
Last updateMarch, 2015February, 2015
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Currency: USD