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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 10.96% higher than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in South Korea are 7.50% higher than in United States
Rent Prices in South Korea are 0.13% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in South Korea are 23.44% lower than in United States
Groceries Prices in South Korea are 23.28% higher than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in South Korea is 36.67% lower than in United States

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Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     6.15 $      -38.52 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     33.10 $      -26.44 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.50 $     5.67 $      -12.70 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     2.84 $      -18.93 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     4.73 $      -5.42 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.68 $     4.14 $      +12.52 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.62 $     1.34 $      -17.08 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.29 $     0.81 $      -37.30 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.01 $     2.20 $      +117.09 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.43 $     2.18 $      -10.43 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.04 $     3.54 $      +16.26 %
Eggs (12) 2.32 $     2.90 $      +25.29 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.52 $     17.05 $      +78.99 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.81 $     8.50 $      +8.77 %
Apples (1kg) 3.82 $     5.81 $      +51.93 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.76 $     4.84 $      +28.79 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.84 $     5.30 $      +37.92 %
Potato (1kg) 2.40 $     3.52 $      +46.57 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.57 $     2.03 $      +28.89 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.77 $     1.13 $      -36.10 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     15.18 $      +26.50 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.31 $     1.94 $      -15.89 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.31 $     3.79 $      +14.79 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $     2.55 $      -57.44 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     1.09 $      -45.62 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 69.00 $     42.56 $      -38.32 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     2.65 $      -11.73 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.55 $     1.13 $      -26.94 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $     12.30 $      -59.02 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.96 $     1.84 $      +92.39 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 $     28,704.65 $      +36.69 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 160.39 $     153.72 $      -4.16 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.16 $     0.19 $      +22.10 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 47.08 $     24.62 $      -47.71 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.50 $     58.38 $      +47.79 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 17.83 $     20.27 $      +13.68 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     8.51 $      -14.88 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 41.15 $     85.94 $      +108.87 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.97 $     52.19 $      +45.10 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 77.23 $     107.46 $      +39.14 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 84.68 $     136.18 $      +60.83 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,028.07 $     726.87 $      -29.30 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 773.24 $     448.84 $      -41.95 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,737.26 $     2,428.45 $      +39.79 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,307.67 $     1,235.99 $      -5.48 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,896.73 $     6,476.75 $      +241.47 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,254.10 $     3,121.10 $      +148.87 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,300.46 $     2,246.75 $      -31.93 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.21     4.51      +7.20 %
 
Last updateOctober, 2014October, 2014
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