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Historical Prices in Seoul

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Restaurants

Year
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant
Meal for 2 People,
Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course
McMeal at McDonalds
(or Equivalent Combo Meal)
2018 8000.00 49000.00 6000.00
2017 7500.00 40000.00 6000.00
2016 7000.00 40000.00 6000.00
2015 7000.00 38664.01 6000.00
2014 7000.00 40000.00 6000.00
2013 7000.00 40000.00 6000.00
2012 7000.00 42500.00 6000.00
2011 5747.75 35800.00 5310.00
2010 6936.38 41179.49 6695.96
Year
Domestic Beer
(0.5 liter draught)
Imported Beer
(0.33 liter bottle)
Coke/Pepsi
(0.33 liter bottle)
Water
(0.33 liter bottle)
Cappuccino
(regular)
2018 4000.00 5000.00 1688.74 919.70 4805.94
2017 3500.00 5500.00 1485.41 862.20 4589.58
2016 3000.00 5000.00 1358.86 785.71 4584.21
2015 3000.00 5000.00 1472.42 829.31 4520.20
2014 3000.00 7000.00 1526.43 929.10 4408.23
2013 3500.00 5750.00 1668.35 1091.79 4642.11
2012 3000.00 5250.00 1387.50 966.67 4489.50
2011 2500.00 4000.00 1322.13 937.30 3525.88
2010 2244.33 3062.70 1352.31 1066.52 -

Markets

Year
Milk
(regular),
(1 liter)
Loaf of Fresh White Bread
(500g)
Eggs
(regular)
(12)
Water
(1.5 liter bottle)
Domestic Beer
(0.5 liter bottle)
Imported Beer
(0.33 liter bottle)
2018 2579.73 4000.00 3584.44 1525.00 2760.00 2940.00
2017 2373.34 3214.29 3896.84 1200.00 2207.69 3441.67
2016 2532.22 3150.00 3058.33 1160.00 2262.50 3066.67
2015 2714.10 2624.04 3276.85 1369.23 2422.22 4363.64
2014 2465.74 2557.14 3100.00 1133.33 2430.00 3700.00
2013 2172.22 2280.00 3667.20 1100.00 2250.00 4125.00
2012 2568.50 2340.00 3383.33 1491.67 1860.00 3700.00
2011 1701.11 2058.58 2430.00 1280.00 2287.50 3611.67
2010 2000.00 2000.00 2400.00 1250.00 2334.97 5266.80
Year
Apples
(1kg)
Oranges
(1kg)
Potato
(1kg)
Lettuce
(1 head)
Rice
(white),
(1kg)
Tomato
(1kg)
Banana
(1kg)
Onion
(1kg)
2018 8400.00 - - - 4244.44 6583.33 - 4400.00
2017 7000.00 6812.50 3700.00 2483.33 4411.11 6016.67 4772.73 3145.45
2016 8028.57 6375.00 3600.00 2416.67 4100.00 5360.00 4357.14 3100.00
2015 7583.33 6868.31 3137.34 2000.00 3467.92 4696.72 5784.98 2583.05
2014 5600.00 5166.67 3326.67 2666.67 3917.50 6875.00 - -
2013 6433.33 5500.00 3546.67 2480.00 3300.00 5066.67 - -
2012 6375.00 8200.00 3833.33 2875.00 3750.00 4875.00 - -
2011 2978.33 2539.00 1984.00 1033.33 - - - -
2010 - - - - - - - -
Year
Local Cheese
(1kg)
Bottle of Wine
(Mid-Range)
Cigarettes 20 Pack
(Marlboro)
Chicken Breasts
(Boneless, Skinless),
(1kg)
Beef Round
(1kg)
(or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat)
2018 22400.00 20000.00 4500.00 9200.00 -
2017 17391.80 20000.00 4500.00 9498.33 27142.86
2016 19511.56 20000.00 4500.00 10377.78 22500.00
2015 17455.20 25000.00 4500.00 9022.21 20606.16
2014 26833.33 20000.00 2700.00 10375.00 -
2013 13480.00 20000.00 2700.00 9200.00 -
2012 17000.00 25000.00 2700.00 11560.00 -
2011 12705.00 16000.00 2500.00 8468.40 -
2010 20000.00 20000.00 2500.00 12000.00 -

Rent Per Month

Year
Apartment
(1 bedroom)
in City Centre
Apartment
(1 bedroom)
Outside of Centre
Apartment
(3 bedrooms)
in City Centre
Apartment
(3 bedrooms)
Outside of Centre
2018 794680.85 501162.79 2198571.43 1315000.00
2017 911425.79 545843.92 2698168.64 1511103.53
2016 985154.40 671459.76 2700000.00 1633333.33
2015 1282369.06 749541.57 3504738.70 2192952.12
2014 990630.00 639362.50 2947153.41 1350348.33
2013 1102083.33 633333.33 2874685.71 1600000.00
2012 925000.00 650000.00 2750000.00 1650000.00
2011 800000.00 570000.00 2150000.00 1150000.00
2010 625000.00 500000.00 2000000.00 1500000.00

Buy Apartment Price

Year
Price per Square Meter
to Buy Apartment
in City Centre
Price per Square Meter
to Buy Apartment
Outside of Centre
2018 15621607.91 7176991.26
2017 12740790.71 8409362.60
2016 12184284.50 4860000.00
2015 14596410.28 5452724.58
2014 11596000.00 5115689.90
2013 8000000.00 -
2012 10000000.00 4300000.00
2011 7058000.00 4123333.33
2010 - -

Salaries And Financing

Year
Average Monthly Net Salary
(After Tax)
2018 2848346.26
2017 2891568.89
2016 2582549.23
2015 2882267.70
2014 2807037.88
2013 2364862.96
2012 2700000.00
2011 3020900.19
2010 2974566.67

Transportation

Year
One-way Ticket
(Local Transport)
Gasoline
(1 liter)
2018 1250.00 1613.42
2017 1250.00 1520.76
2016 1250.00 1433.10
2015 1250.00 1540.19
2014 1100.00 1917.69
2013 1150.00 1996.00
2012 1100.00 2050.00
2011 1000.00 1966.67
2010 - -
Year
Monthly Pass
(Regular Price)
2018 55000.00
2017 55000.00
2016 57500.00
2015 55000.00
2014 45000.00
2013 46200.00
2012 40000.00
2011 26500.00
2010 -

Salaries And Financing

Year
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages
(%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate
2018 3.60
2017 3.62
2016 3.21
2015 4.13
2014 4.41
2013 4.15
2012 4.50
2011 3.50
2010 4.50

Utilities (Monthly)

Year
Basic
(Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment
Internet
(60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL)
2018 193380.56 27995.79
2017 164660.57 23749.00
2016 224425.93 25772.22
2015 176035.35 24500.00
2014 240476.19 25833.33
2013 230000.00 29000.00
2012 176666.67 24250.00
2011 163833.33 22100.00
2010 - -

Sports And Leisure

Year
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult
Tennis Court Rent
(1 Hour on Weekend)
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat
2018 70471.70 25133.33 10000.00
2017 63551.72 17200.00 10000.00
2016 67380.00 - 10000.00
2015 82013.21 11600.00 10000.00
2014 76000.00 - 9000.00
2013 82500.00 16666.67 10000.00
2012 97500.00 40000.00 8000.00
2011 81875.00 33388.00 9000.00
2010 60005.00 - 8400.70

Clothing And Shoes

Year
1 Pair of Jeans
(Levis 501 Or Similar)
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store
(Zara, H&M, ...)
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes
(Mid-Range)
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes
2018 69222.22 51047.62 97050.85 134347.83
2017 93673.91 49047.62 105464.29 164166.67
2016 71367.88 52416.67 100235.29 141818.18
2015 87000.00 54888.89 100469.44 164703.35
2014 108000.00 56208.70 118333.33 140405.81
2013 101666.67 57333.33 112375.00 150000.00
2012 116217.95 71205.13 109000.00 110000.00
2011 99000.00 49000.00 72664.00 81875.00
2010 - 46000.00 - -
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