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Cost of Living Comparison Between Montreal and Seoul 

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Consumer Prices in Seoul are 31.79% higher than in Montreal
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Seoul are 25.39% higher than in Montreal
Rent Prices in Seoul are 7.88% higher than in Montreal
Restaurant Prices in Seoul are 14.87% lower than in Montreal
Groceries Prices in Seoul are 56.77% higher than in Montreal
Local Purchasing Power in Seoul is 16.42% lower than in Montreal
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  MontrealSeoulDifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 C$
(12,927.28 ₩)
9.28 C$
(8,000.00 ₩)
     -38.12 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 C$
(51,709.11 ₩)
58.02 C$
(50,000.00 ₩)
     -3.31 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 C$
(8,618.19 ₩)
6.96 C$
(6,000.00 ₩)
     -30.38 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 C$
(5,170.91 ₩)
4.64 C$
(4,000.00 ₩)
     -22.64 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.50 C$
(6,463.64 ₩)
6.96 C$
(6,000.00 ₩)
     -7.17 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.63 C$
(3,129.22 ₩)
5.63 C$
(4,854.74 ₩)
     +55.14 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.94 C$
(1,673.70 ₩)
2.13 C$
(1,838.38 ₩)
     +9.84 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.57 C$
(1,356.26 ₩)
1.13 C$
(970.37 ₩)
     -28.45 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 8.01 C$
(6,900.20 ₩)
11.06 C$
(9,530.70 ₩)
     +38.12 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.91 C$
(2,511.53 ₩)
3.66 C$
(3,153.80 ₩)
     +25.57 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.46 C$
(1,255.42 ₩)
2.50 C$
(2,151.33 ₩)
     +71.36 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.11 C$
(2,679.85 ₩)
4.29 C$
(3,697.14 ₩)
     +37.96 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 8.29 C$
(7,142.65 ₩)
11.41 C$
(9,835.80 ₩)
     +37.71 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 6.06 C$
(5,222.42 ₩)
5.49 C$
(4,727.09 ₩)
     -9.48 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.98 C$
(6,018.85 ₩)
15.91 C$
(13,708.59 ₩)
     +127.76 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.62 C$
(1,395.94 ₩)
4.07 C$
(3,507.79 ₩)
     +151.28 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.94 C$
(806.48 ₩)
2.54 C$
(2,186.97 ₩)
     +171.17 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.76 C$
(1,515.58 ₩)
4.04 C$
(3,484.42 ₩)
     +129.91 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.74 C$
(1,503.25 ₩)
3.44 C$
(2,964.55 ₩)
     +97.21 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.14 C$
(980.86 ₩)
2.42 C$
(2,082.40 ₩)
     +112.30 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.15 C$
(993.26 ₩)
1.91 C$
(1,644.27 ₩)
     +65.54 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.08 C$
(1,796.28 ₩)
3.32 C$
(2,858.33 ₩)
     +59.13 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.00 C$
(1,723.64 ₩)
1.59 C$
(1,372.22 ₩)
     -20.39 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 C$
(12,927.28 ₩)
23.21 C$
(20,000.00 ₩)
     +54.71 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.45 C$
(2,114.19 ₩)
2.93 C$
(2,520.98 ₩)
     +19.24 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.22 C$
(2,776.97 ₩)
3.66 C$
(3,154.55 ₩)
     +13.60 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 12.00 C$
(10,341.82 ₩)
5.22 C$
(4,500.00 ₩)
     -56.49 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.25 C$
(2,800.91 ₩)
1.45 C$
(1,250.00 ₩)
     -55.37 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 85.00 C$
(73,254.58 ₩)
63.82 C$
(55,000.00 ₩)
     -24.92 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 C$
(3,016.37 ₩)
3.48 C$
(3,000.00 ₩)
     -0.54 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.82 C$
(2,427.19 ₩)
1.46 C$
(1,255.29 ₩)
     -48.28 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 38.02 C$
(32,770.65 ₩)
11.95 C$
(10,300.00 ₩)
     -68.57 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.80 C$
(4,140.25 ₩)
6.93 C$
(5,972.28 ₩)
     +44.25 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,000.00 C$
(19,821,827.21 ₩)
37,130.78 C$
(32,000,000.00 ₩)
     +61.44 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,905.41 C$
(18,878,487.27 ₩)
33,179.84 C$
(28,595,000.00 ₩)
     +51.47 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 101.35 C$
(87,341.02 ₩)
228.36 C$
(196,808.71 ₩)
     +125.33 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.35 C$
(305.33 ₩)
0.16 C$
(138.53 ₩)
     -54.63 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 62.09 C$
(53,506.65 ₩)
29.79 C$
(25,677.37 ₩)
     -52.01 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 36.41 C$
(31,380.08 ₩)
89.19 C$
(76,866.67 ₩)
     +144.95 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 16.15 C$
(13,918.37 ₩)
24.48 C$
(21,095.24 ₩)
     +51.56 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 13.00 C$
(11,203.64 ₩)
11.60 C$
(10,000.00 ₩)
     -10.74 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 696.74 C$
(600,462.72 ₩)
477.76 C$
(411,739.13 ₩)
     -31.43 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 7,635.42 C$
(6,580,343.91 ₩)
23,376.10 C$
(20,145,954.55 ₩)
     +206.15 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 68.07 C$
(58,664.57 ₩)
83.63 C$
(72,073.17 ₩)
     +22.86 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 44.60 C$
(38,434.19 ₩)
58.27 C$
(50,222.22 ₩)
     +30.67 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 98.33 C$
(84,741.21 ₩)
112.95 C$
(97,339.62 ₩)
     +14.87 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 129.15 C$
(111,308.12 ₩)
166.40 C$
(143,409.09 ₩)
     +28.84 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,114.99 C$
(960,918.13 ₩)
932.23 C$
(803,409.09 ₩)
     -16.39 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 752.20 C$
(648,257.80 ₩)
595.44 C$
(513,157.89 ₩)
     -20.84 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,942.42 C$
(1,674,017.29 ₩)
2,521.25 C$
(2,172,857.14 ₩)
     +29.80 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,280.21 C$
(1,103,309.85 ₩)
1,436.88 C$
(1,238,333.33 ₩)
     +12.24 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 489.68 C$
(422,015.30 ₩)
1,565.65 C$
(1,349,306.32 ₩)
     +219.73 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 305.92 C$
(263,646.48 ₩)
733.82 C$
(632,419.28 ₩)
     +139.87 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,054.84 C$
(2,632,714.78 ₩)
3,201.75 C$
(2,759,328.49 ₩)
     +4.81 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.44 3.54      +2.76 %
Last update: April 2019April 2019
Contributors:549319
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: CAD