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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 7.92% higher than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in South Korea are 5.51% higher than in United States
Rent Prices in South Korea are 0.05% higher than in United States
Restaurant Prices in South Korea are 26.69% lower than in United States
Groceries Prices in South Korea are 21.10% higher than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in South Korea is 15.24% lower than in United States

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Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     5.56 $      -44.45 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     32.40 $      -27.99 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.50 $     5.56 $      -14.54 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     2.78 $      -20.64 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     4.63 $      -7.42 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.71 $     4.09 $      +10.40 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.64 $     1.27 $      -22.77 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.30 $     0.76 $      -41.65 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.01 $     2.29 $      +126.11 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.45 $     2.26 $      -7.72 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.11 $     3.50 $      +12.55 %
Eggs (12) 2.38 $     2.84 $      +19.30 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.56 $     17.39 $      +81.95 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 8.05 $     8.40 $      +4.43 %
Apples (1kg) 3.84 $     5.72 $      +49.08 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.82 $     4.77 $      +24.79 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.89 $     5.04 $      +29.59 %
Potato (1kg) 2.47 $     3.14 $      +27.19 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.60 $     1.92 $      +20.07 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.79 $     1.10 $      -38.11 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     13.89 $      +15.73 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.73 $     1.99 $      +15.11 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.20 $     3.77 $      +71.41 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $     2.78 $      -53.71 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     1.02 $      -49.08 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 64.00 $     41.66 $      -34.90 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     2.59 $      -13.59 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.55 $     1.15 $      -25.93 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $     11.11 $      -62.97 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.80 $     1.66 $      +106.44 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 $     27,775.34 $      +32.26 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 158.52 $     160.89 $      +1.49 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.15 $     0.15 $      +3.37 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 46.96 $     24.50 $      -47.83 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 37.86 $     59.79 $      +57.92 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.40 $     14.55 $      -20.94 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     8.33 $      -16.67 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 40.67 $     87.96 $      +116.26 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.65 $     56.71 $      +59.07 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes 77.42 $     107.31 $      +38.61 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 84.84 $     122.70 $      +44.63 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 949.95 $     697.69 $      -26.55 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 754.37 $     409.47 $      -45.72 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,652.36 $     2,271.28 $      +37.46 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,263.71 $     1,244.49 $      -1.52 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,968.82 $     7,064.26 $      +258.81 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,302.00 $     2,832.93 $      +117.58 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 2,633.82 $     2,355.34 $      -10.57 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.20     4.72      +12.27 %
 
Last updateApril, 2015April, 2015
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Currency: USD