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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 5.88% higher than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in South Korea are 2.39% higher than in United States
Rent Prices in South Korea are 5.50% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in South Korea are 28.24% lower than in United States
Groceries Prices in South Korea are 18.51% higher than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in South Korea is 16.64% lower than in United States

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Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     5.42 $      -45.81 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     31.61 $      -29.75 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.50 $     5.42 $      -16.62 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     2.71 $      -22.58 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     4.52 $      -9.68 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.71 $     4.00 $      +7.76 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.64 $     1.22 $      -25.61 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.30 $     0.74 $      -42.95 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.01 $     2.20 $      +117.10 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.46 $     2.21 $      -9.81 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.10 $     3.43 $      +10.55 %
Eggs (12) 2.37 $     2.75 $      +16.31 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.54 $     16.70 $      +74.94 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 8.03 $     8.21 $      +2.22 %
Apples (1kg) 3.84 $     5.59 $      +45.37 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.82 $     4.66 $      +22.15 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.91 $     4.93 $      +26.15 %
Potato (1kg) 2.47 $     3.14 $      +26.93 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.60 $     1.86 $      +15.88 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.79 $     1.07 $      -39.98 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     13.55 $      +12.91 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.72 $     1.93 $      +12.18 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.19 $     3.67 $      +68.01 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $     2.71 $      -54.84 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     0.99 $      -50.32 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 64.00 $     40.65 $      -36.49 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     2.53 $      -15.70 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.55 $     1.15 $      -26.08 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $     10.84 $      -63.87 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.81 $     1.64 $      +101.21 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 $     27,097.46 $      +29.04 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 157.72 $     157.07 $      -0.42 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.15 $     0.15 $      +0.76 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 46.90 $     23.92 $      -48.99 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 38.01 $     58.33 $      +53.48 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.37 $     15.81 $      -13.93 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     8.13 $      -18.71 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 40.76 $     85.81 $      +110.54 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.70 $     55.41 $      +55.21 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes 77.39 $     104.79 $      +35.41 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 84.74 $     119.80 $      +41.37 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 952.80 $     643.33 $      -32.48 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 754.89 $     378.38 $      -49.88 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,654.20 $     2,163.02 $      +30.76 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,263.18 $     1,171.13 $      -7.29 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,950.71 $     6,694.78 $      +243.20 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,293.08 $     2,863.51 $      +121.45 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 2,625.50 $     2,240.92 $      -14.65 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.21     4.72      +12.12 %
 
Last updateMarch, 2015March, 2015
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Currency: USD