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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 8.03% higher than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in South Korea are 4.91% higher than in United States
Rent Prices in South Korea are 1.96% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in South Korea are 24.00% lower than in United States
Groceries Prices in South Korea are 19.62% higher than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in South Korea is 36.83% lower than in United States

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Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     6.00 $      -40.04 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     34.50 $      -23.34 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 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) 3.69 $     4.04 $      +9.47 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.63 $     1.28 $      -21.50 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.30 $     0.78 $      -39.61 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.01 $     2.14 $      +111.30 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.44 $     2.18 $      -10.73 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.07 $     3.49 $      +13.59 %
Eggs (12) 2.34 $     2.76 $      +18.02 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.59 $     17.32 $      +80.68 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.90 $     8.23 $      +4.08 %
Apples (1kg) 3.84 $     5.55 $      +44.73 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.80 $     4.70 $      +23.61 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.88 $     5.10 $      +31.71 %
Potato (1kg) 2.45 $     3.31 $      +35.38 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.59 $     1.91 $      +20.37 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.78 $     1.05 $      -41.21 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     17.25 $      +43.74 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.32 $     1.94 $      -16.64 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.34 $     3.69 $      +10.52 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $     2.45 $      -59.15 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     1.02 $      -48.90 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 69.00 $     40.85 $      -40.79 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     2.54 $      -15.27 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.55 $     1.09 $      -29.87 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $     12.16 $      -59.45 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.95 $     1.76 $      +84.87 %
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 159.24 $     158.64 $      -0.38 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.16 $     0.15 $      -1.82 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 46.94 $     24.35 $      -48.13 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.53 $     59.51 $      +50.55 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 17.99 $     19.45 $      +8.15 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     8.17 $      -18.30 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 41.09 $     87.03 $      +111.80 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.79 $     49.74 $      +38.96 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 77.71 $     106.46 $      +36.99 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 85.15 $     132.46 $      +55.57 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,026.29 $     743.74 $      -27.53 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 774.36 $     436.15 $      -43.68 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,736.26 $     2,360.91 $      +35.98 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,308.02 $     1,209.21 $      -7.55 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,899.79 $     6,308.97 $      +232.09 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,253.45 $     3,151.94 $      +151.46 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,314.85 $     2,196.89 $      -33.73 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.22     4.46      +5.58 %
 
Last updateDecember, 2014December, 2014
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