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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 7.66% higher than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in South Korea are 4.83% higher than in United States
Rent Prices in South Korea are 1.40% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in South Korea are 25.25% lower than in United States
Groceries Prices in South Korea are 19.20% higher than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in South Korea is 37.46% lower than in United States

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Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     6.00 $      -40.00 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     32.77 $      -27.17 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.50 $     5.46 $      -15.96 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     2.73 $      -21.97 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     4.55 $      -8.96 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.69 $     4.02 $      +9.00 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.63 $     1.30 $      -20.05 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.30 $     0.79 $      -39.35 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.01 $     2.12 $      +109.79 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.43 $     2.09 $      -14.00 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.07 $     3.41 $      +10.97 %
Eggs (12) 2.33 $     2.77 $      +19.18 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.56 $     17.11 $      +79.02 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.85 $     8.32 $      +6.00 %
Apples (1kg) 3.83 $     5.55 $      +45.11 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.78 $     4.64 $      +22.72 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.84 $     5.17 $      +34.63 %
Potato (1kg) 2.42 $     3.46 $      +42.83 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.59 $     1.82 $      +14.53 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.77 $     1.07 $      -39.98 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     14.61 $      +21.77 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.31 $     1.89 $      -18.02 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.31 $     3.64 $      +10.05 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $     2.46 $      -59.03 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     1.05 $      -47.65 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 70.00 $     40.97 $      -41.47 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     2.55 $      -15.03 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.55 $     1.09 $      -29.67 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 29.90 $     12.20 $      -59.20 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.95 $     1.76 $      +85.18 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,860.00 $     27,312.08 $      +30.93 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 158.98 $     159.49 $      +0.32 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.16 $     0.17 $      +7.18 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 47.02 $     24.23 $      -48.46 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.53 $     57.55 $      +45.60 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 17.84 $     19.51 $      +9.35 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     8.19 $      -18.06 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 40.99 $     85.50 $      +108.60 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.85 $     50.26 $      +40.18 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 77.47 $     104.35 $      +34.68 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 84.91 $     132.99 $      +56.62 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,025.67 $     742.13 $      -27.64 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 772.91 $     437.73 $      -43.37 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,738.91 $     2,371.08 $      +36.35 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,305.75 $     1,224.26 $      -6.24 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,911.89 $     6,326.13 $      +230.88 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,259.44 $     3,160.92 $      +150.98 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,308.49 $     2,169.15 $      -34.44 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.21     4.48      +6.55 %
 
Last updateNovember, 2014November, 2014
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