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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 10.31% higher than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in South Korea are 6.92% higher than in United States
Rent Prices in South Korea are 0.55% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in South Korea are 23.87% lower than in United States
Groceries Prices in South Korea are 22.61% higher than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in South Korea is 36.68% lower than in United States

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Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     6.11 $      -38.87 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     32.92 $      -26.85 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.50 $     5.64 $      -13.19 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     2.82 $      -19.39 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     4.70 $      -5.95 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.68 $     4.12 $      +11.92 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.62 $     1.33 $      -17.55 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.29 $     0.81 $      -37.66 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.01 $     2.18 $      +115.93 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.43 $     2.16 $      -10.85 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.05 $     3.52 $      +15.54 %
Eggs (12) 2.32 $     2.89 $      +24.59 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.53 $     16.96 $      +78.06 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.80 $     8.45 $      +8.32 %
Apples (1kg) 3.83 $     5.78 $      +50.94 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.76 $     4.82 $      +28.26 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.85 $     5.27 $      +36.95 %
Potato (1kg) 2.41 $     3.50 $      +45.54 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.57 $     2.01 $      +27.96 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.77 $     1.13 $      -36.52 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     15.09 $      +25.79 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.31 $     1.93 $      -16.49 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.31 $     3.77 $      +14.06 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $     2.54 $      -57.68 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     1.08 $      -45.92 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 69.50 $     42.32 $      -39.11 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     2.63 $      -12.22 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.55 $     1.13 $      -27.35 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $     12.23 $      -59.25 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.96 $     1.83 $      +91.26 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 $     28,543.21 $      +35.92 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 160.35 $     152.89 $      -4.66 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.16 $     0.19 $      +21.92 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 47.04 $     24.48 $      -47.96 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.48 $     58.05 $      +47.04 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.01 $     20.15 $      +11.90 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     8.46 $      -15.36 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 41.17 $     85.46 $      +107.57 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.96 $     51.92 $      +44.37 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 77.21 $     106.88 $      +38.43 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 84.58 $     135.44 $      +60.13 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,028.77 $     723.44 $      -29.68 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 772.73 $     446.48 $      -42.22 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,736.26 $     2,418.12 $      +39.27 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,306.17 $     1,229.31 $      -5.88 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,897.93 $     6,443.12 $      +239.48 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,255.03 $     3,103.55 $      +147.29 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,301.30 $     2,235.09 $      -32.30 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.21     4.51      +7.09 %
 
Last updateOctober, 2014October, 2014
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