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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 12.16% higher than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in South Korea are 7.86% higher than in United States
Rent Prices in South Korea are 1.58% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in South Korea are 22.67% lower than in United States
Groceries Prices in South Korea are 25.07% higher than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in South Korea is 36.94% lower than in United States

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Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     6.16 $      -38.41 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     33.16 $      -26.30 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.50 $     5.69 $      -12.54 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     2.84 $      -18.78 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     4.74 $      -5.25 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.68 $     4.16 $      +13.13 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.61 $     1.34 $      -16.75 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.29 $     0.81 $      -36.94 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.01 $     2.18 $      +116.02 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.43 $     2.19 $      -10.02 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.04 $     3.43 $      +13.16 %
Eggs (12) 2.31 $     2.92 $      +26.51 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.51 $     17.06 $      +79.50 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.75 $     8.51 $      +9.77 %
Apples (1kg) 3.82 $     5.86 $      +53.36 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.75 $     4.90 $      +30.83 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.84 $     5.37 $      +39.84 %
Potato (1kg) 2.40 $     3.58 $      +49.15 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.57 $     1.99 $      +26.38 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.77 $     1.14 $      -35.41 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     15.18 $      +26.53 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.30 $     1.94 $      -15.63 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.30 $     3.80 $      +15.13 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $     2.56 $      -57.36 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     1.09 $      -45.52 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 69.00 $     42.64 $      -38.21 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     2.65 $      -11.56 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.55 $     1.14 $      -26.81 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 28.75 $     12.32 $      -57.16 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.96 $     1.85 $      +92.78 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 $     28,425.65 $      +35.36 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 160.57 $     153.96 $      -4.12 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.16 $     0.19 $      +24.68 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 46.88 $     24.65 $      -47.41 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.37 $     58.48 $      +48.57 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.21 $     20.30 $      +11.52 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     8.53 $      -14.72 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 41.30 $     84.85 $      +105.42 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 36.15 $     51.18 $      +41.59 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 77.24 $     106.31 $      +37.64 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 84.53 $     134.91 $      +59.60 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,028.13 $     712.13 $      -30.74 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 769.81 $     445.42 $      -42.14 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,734.71 $     2,330.02 $      +34.32 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,305.03 $     1,237.85 $      -5.15 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,904.95 $     6,541.24 $      +243.38 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,249.73 $     3,126.82 $      +150.20 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,298.32 $     2,243.35 $      -31.98 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.20     4.45      +5.90 %
 
Last updateSeptember, 2014September, 2014
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