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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 6.07% higher than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in South Korea are 3.34% higher than in United States
Rent Prices in South Korea are 2.68% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in South Korea are 26.72% lower than in United States
Groceries Prices in South Korea are 17.64% higher than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in South Korea is 37.23% lower than in United States

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Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     5.90 $      -41.05 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     31.95 $      -29.00 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.50 $     5.40 $      -16.92 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     2.70 $      -22.86 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     4.50 $      -10.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.69 $     3.96 $      +7.40 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.62 $     1.29 $      -20.59 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.30 $     0.78 $      -40.09 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.01 $     2.09 $      +106.14 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.43 $     2.08 $      -14.60 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.06 $     3.38 $      +10.26 %
Eggs (12) 2.33 $     2.74 $      +17.64 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.54 $     16.93 $      +77.41 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.85 $     8.23 $      +4.80 %
Apples (1kg) 3.83 $     5.50 $      +43.34 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.79 $     4.60 $      +21.39 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.85 $     5.11 $      +32.91 %
Potato (1kg) 2.42 $     3.43 $      +41.37 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.59 $     1.80 $      +13.18 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.78 $     1.04 $      -41.26 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     14.42 $      +20.19 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.31 $     1.87 $      -19.01 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.31 $     3.60 $      +8.61 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $     2.43 $      -59.50 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     1.04 $      -48.25 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 70.00 $     40.50 $      -42.14 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     2.52 $      -16.00 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.55 $     1.08 $      -30.48 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 29.80 $     12.06 $      -59.53 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.95 $     1.75 $      +83.14 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 $     27,000.52 $      +28.57 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 159.01 $     157.73 $      -0.80 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.16 $     0.17 $      +5.44 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 47.07 $     23.97 $      -49.08 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.60 $     56.48 $      +42.64 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 17.81 $     19.29 $      +8.28 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     8.10 $      -19.00 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 40.96 $     83.46 $      +103.73 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.86 $     49.94 $      +39.25 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 77.42 $     103.04 $      +33.08 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 84.92 $     131.53 $      +54.89 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,025.56 $     735.16 $      -28.32 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 773.13 $     428.67 $      -44.55 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,739.80 $     2,348.09 $      +34.96 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,307.15 $     1,212.38 $      -7.25 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,903.28 $     6,257.74 $      +228.79 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,257.67 $     3,124.86 $      +148.46 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,310.34 $     2,147.25 $      -35.14 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.21     4.48      +6.44 %
 
Last updateNovember, 2014November, 2014
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