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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 11.26% higher than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in South Korea are 7.39% higher than in United States
Rent Prices in South Korea are 1.11% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in South Korea are 23.22% lower than in United States
Groceries Prices in South Korea are 23.58% higher than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in South Korea is 36.66% lower than in United States

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Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     6.16 $      -38.37 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     33.18 $      -26.26 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.50 $     5.69 $      -12.48 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     2.84 $      -18.73 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     4.74 $      -5.19 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.68 $     4.15 $      +12.77 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.62 $     1.34 $      -16.91 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.29 $     0.81 $      -37.12 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.01 $     2.20 $      +117.65 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.43 $     2.18 $      -10.20 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.05 $     3.54 $      +16.21 %
Eggs (12) 2.32 $     2.91 $      +25.57 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.54 $     17.08 $      +79.08 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.81 $     8.52 $      +9.01 %
Apples (1kg) 3.82 $     5.82 $      +52.18 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.76 $     4.85 $      +28.99 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.84 $     5.31 $      +38.43 %
Potato (1kg) 2.41 $     3.53 $      +46.73 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.57 $     2.03 $      +29.05 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.77 $     1.13 $      -35.96 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     15.22 $      +26.81 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.31 $     1.95 $      -15.63 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.31 $     3.80 $      +15.07 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $     2.56 $      -57.34 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     1.09 $      -45.48 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 69.00 $     42.66 $      -38.17 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     2.65 $      -11.51 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.55 $     1.14 $      -26.76 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $     12.33 $      -58.92 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.96 $     1.84 $      +93.01 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 $     28,774.59 $      +37.02 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 160.19 $     154.08 $      -3.81 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.16 $     0.19 $      +22.40 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 47.10 $     24.67 $      -47.61 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.50 $     58.52 $      +48.15 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 17.87 $     20.32 $      +13.69 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     8.53 $      -14.67 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 41.09 $     86.15 $      +109.66 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.88 $     52.31 $      +45.77 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 77.16 $     107.71 $      +39.58 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 84.66 $     136.50 $      +61.24 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,026.81 $     721.34 $      -29.75 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 773.89 $     445.88 $      -42.38 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,734.77 $     2,398.98 $      +38.29 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,307.39 $     1,220.58 $      -6.64 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,903.73 $     6,491.59 $      +240.99 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,258.09 $     3,128.70 $      +148.69 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,310.14 $     2,251.59 $      -31.98 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.21     4.51      +7.16 %
 
Last updateOctober, 2014October, 2014
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