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Cost of Living Comparison Between Montreal and Seoul 

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Consumer Prices in Seoul are 25.42% higher than in Montreal
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Seoul are 23.84% higher than in Montreal
Rent Prices in Seoul are 19.37% higher than in Montreal
Restaurant Prices in Seoul are 19.05% lower than in Montreal
Groceries Prices in Seoul are 47.75% higher than in Montreal
Local Purchasing Power in Seoul is 8.54% lower than in Montreal
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  MontrealSeoulDifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 C$
(12,935.74 ₩)
9.28 C$
(8,000.00 ₩)
     -38.16 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 C$
(51,742.94 ₩)
52.18 C$
(45,000.00 ₩)
     -13.03 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 C$
(8,623.82 ₩)
6.96 C$
(6,000.00 ₩)
     -30.43 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 C$
(5,174.29 ₩)
4.64 C$
(4,000.00 ₩)
     -22.69 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 7.00 C$
(6,036.68 ₩)
5.83 C$
(5,027.29 ₩)
     -16.72 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.58 C$
(3,090.20 ₩)
5.60 C$
(4,827.40 ₩)
     +56.22 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.07 C$
(1,788.40 ₩)
1.87 C$
(1,611.13 ₩)
     -9.91 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.62 C$
(1,398.68 ₩)
1.03 C$
(888.89 ₩)
     -36.45 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 7.54 C$
(6,506.49 ₩)
10.78 C$
(9,298.70 ₩)
     +42.91 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.94 C$
(2,535.57 ₩)
4.08 C$
(3,518.58 ₩)
     +38.77 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.44 C$
(1,238.19 ₩)
2.24 C$
(1,933.44 ₩)
     +56.15 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.19 C$
(2,749.28 ₩)
4.33 C$
(3,734.29 ₩)
     +35.83 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.91 C$
(6,817.54 ₩)
9.83 C$
(8,473.32 ₩)
     +24.29 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 6.15 C$
(5,300.13 ₩)
5.28 C$
(4,551.05 ₩)
     -14.13 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.05 C$
(6,078.51 ₩)
13.39 C$
(11,546.00 ₩)
     +89.95 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.59 C$
(1,368.92 ₩)
3.94 C$
(3,401.95 ₩)
     +148.51 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.94 C$
(808.10 ₩)
2.50 C$
(2,154.57 ₩)
     +166.62 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.80 C$
(1,555.28 ₩)
3.74 C$
(3,223.75 ₩)
     +107.28 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.67 C$
(1,438.95 ₩)
3.27 C$
(2,823.62 ₩)
     +96.23 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.03 C$
(886.75 ₩)
2.00 C$
(1,723.65 ₩)
     +94.38 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.91 C$
(789.01 ₩)
1.77 C$
(1,529.26 ₩)
     +93.82 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.06 C$
(1,773.43 ₩)
2.97 C$
(2,557.14 ₩)
     +44.19 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.93 C$
(1,663.17 ₩)
1.50 C$
(1,292.31 ₩)
     -22.30 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 C$
(12,935.74 ₩)
23.19 C$
(20,000.00 ₩)
     +54.61 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.48 C$
(2,138.94 ₩)
3.21 C$
(2,766.67 ₩)
     +29.35 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 3.21 C$
(2,771.94 ₩)
5.17 C$
(4,458.33 ₩)
     +60.84 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 12.00 C$
(10,348.59 ₩)
5.22 C$
(4,500.00 ₩)
     -56.52 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.25 C$
(2,802.74 ₩)
1.45 C$
(1,250.00 ₩)
     -55.40 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 83.00 C$
(71,577.74 ₩)
63.78 C$
(55,000.00 ₩)
     -23.16 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 C$
(3,018.34 ₩)
3.48 C$
(3,000.00 ₩)
     -0.61 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.82 C$
(2,428.77 ₩)
1.39 C$
(1,194.94 ₩)
     -50.80 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 37.90 C$
(32,684.29 ₩)
11.94 C$
(10,300.00 ₩)
     -68.49 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.04 C$
(4,347.53 ₩)
7.00 C$
(6,038.76 ₩)
     +38.90 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,000.00 C$
(19,834,795.11 ₩)
37,106.51 C$
(32,000,000.00 ₩)
     +61.33 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,861.77 C$
(18,853,202.97 ₩)
33,550.47 C$
(28,933,333.33 ₩)
     +53.47 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 99.00 C$
(85,376.13 ₩)
221.40 C$
(190,934.96 ₩)
     +123.64 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.32 C$
(280.05 ₩)
0.17 C$
(145.64 ₩)
     -47.99 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 65.85 C$
(56,785.34 ₩)
31.82 C$
(27,439.39 ₩)
     -51.68 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 40.52 C$
(34,942.02 ₩)
83.15 C$
(71,704.55 ₩)
     +105.21 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 16.75 C$
(14,444.91 ₩)
23.27 C$
(20,066.67 ₩)
     +38.92 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 13.00 C$
(11,210.97 ₩)
11.60 C$
(10,000.00 ₩)
     -10.80 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 754.47 C$
(650,644.82 ₩)
587.33 C$
(506,499.95 ₩)
     -22.15 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 7,735.29 C$
(6,670,781.48 ₩)
23,102.37 C$
(19,923,076.92 ₩)
     +198.66 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 66.33 C$
(57,201.33 ₩)
81.93 C$
(70,657.89 ₩)
     +23.52 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 45.87 C$
(39,553.33 ₩)
54.75 C$
(47,216.22 ₩)
     +19.37 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 98.94 C$
(85,323.83 ₩)
111.66 C$
(96,291.67 ₩)
     +12.85 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 131.03 C$
(112,999.47 ₩)
148.76 C$
(128,285.71 ₩)
     +13.53 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,053.75 C$
(908,737.58 ₩)
981.40 C$
(846,341.46 ₩)
     -6.87 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 714.97 C$
(616,576.18 ₩)
586.42 C$
(505,714.29 ₩)
     -17.98 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,906.79 C$
(1,644,382.24 ₩)
2,698.25 C$
(2,326,923.08 ₩)
     +41.51 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,234.46 C$
(1,064,574.70 ₩)
1,590.64 C$
(1,371,739.13 ₩)
     +28.85 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 467.57 C$
(403,225.17 ₩)
1,652.53 C$
(1,425,116.99 ₩)
     +253.43 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 289.83 C$
(249,942.08 ₩)
799.19 C$
(689,211.26 ₩)
     +175.75 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,912.06 C$
(2,511,305.00 ₩)
3,298.30 C$
(2,844,396.49 ₩)
     +13.26 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.28 3.50      +6.71 %
Last update: September 2018September 2018
Contributors:502285
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: CAD