Cost of Living Comparison Between Montreal and Seoul 

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Consumer Prices in Seoul are 30.31% higher than in Montreal
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Seoul are 24.16% higher than in Montreal
Rent Prices in Seoul are 8.74% higher than in Montreal
Restaurant Prices in Seoul are 22.29% lower than in Montreal
Groceries Prices in Seoul are 58.99% higher than in Montreal
Local Purchasing Power in Seoul is 13.42% lower than in Montreal
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Restaurants Montreal[ Edit ] Seoul[ Edit ]Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 C$
(12,889.39 ₩)
9.31 C$
(8,000.00 ₩)
     -37.93 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 70.00 C$
(60,150.51 ₩)
58.10 C$
(49,926.99 ₩)
     -17.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 12.00 C$
(10,311.52 ₩)
7.88 C$
(6,773.60 ₩)
     -34.31 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 C$
(6,015.05 ₩)
3.78 C$
(3,250.00 ₩)
     -45.97 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.00 C$
(6,874.34 ₩)
6.98 C$
(6,000.00 ₩)
     -12.72 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.92 C$
(3,369.53 ₩)
5.48 C$
(4,709.34 ₩)
     +39.76 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.07 C$
(1,774.97 ₩)
2.07 C$
(1,781.41 ₩)
     +0.36 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.65 C$
(1,418.67 ₩)
1.02 C$
(874.93 ₩)
     -38.33 %
Markets Montreal[ Edit ] Seoul[ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 9.30 C$
(7,990.99 ₩)
11.13 C$
(9,564.01 ₩)
     +19.68 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.19 C$
(2,740.66 ₩)
3.01 C$
(2,583.23 ₩)
     -5.74 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.34 C$
(1,149.88 ₩)
2.67 C$
(2,297.31 ₩)
     +99.79 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.38 C$
(2,901.48 ₩)
4.11 C$
(3,529.17 ₩)
     +21.63 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.66 C$
(6,582.66 ₩)
11.36 C$
(9,761.67 ₩)
     +48.29 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 6.58 C$
(5,657.14 ₩)
5.61 C$
(4,820.21 ₩)
     -14.79 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 8.17 C$
(7,018.56 ₩)
23.27 C$
(19,996.46 ₩)
     +184.91 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.75 C$
(1,501.65 ₩)
4.39 C$
(3,769.86 ₩)
     +151.05 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.90 C$
(773.72 ₩)
2.21 C$
(1,902.26 ₩)
     +145.86 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.91 C$
(1,645.24 ₩)
3.50 C$
(3,008.83 ₩)
     +82.88 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.10 C$
(1,801.73 ₩)
4.23 C$
(3,630.92 ₩)
     +101.52 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.18 C$
(1,012.56 ₩)
2.35 C$
(2,020.28 ₩)
     +99.52 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.14 C$
(979.51 ₩)
1.62 C$
(1,395.67 ₩)
     +42.49 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.68 C$
(2,299.32 ₩)
3.10 C$
(2,665.83 ₩)
     +15.94 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.07 C$
(1,776.39 ₩)
1.61 C$
(1,385.00 ₩)
     -22.03 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 C$
(12,889.39 ₩)
23.27 C$
(20,000.00 ₩)
     +55.17 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.84 C$
(2,441.34 ₩)
3.33 C$
(2,858.47 ₩)
     +17.09 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.50 C$
(3,004.91 ₩)
3.76 C$
(3,231.25 ₩)
     +7.53 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 12.15 C$
(10,440.41 ₩)
5.24 C$
(4,500.00 ₩)
     -56.90 %
Transportation Montreal[ Edit ] Seoul[ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.50 C$
(3,007.53 ₩)
1.45 C$
(1,250.00 ₩)
     -58.44 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 86.50 C$
(74,328.84 ₩)
64.01 C$
(55,000.00 ₩)
     -26.00 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 C$
(3,007.53 ₩)
4.42 C$
(3,800.00 ₩)
     +26.35 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.82 C$
(2,420.07 ₩)
1.48 C$
(1,269.77 ₩)
     -47.53 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 39.00 C$
(33,512.43 ₩)
13.96 C$
(12,000.00 ₩)
     -64.19 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.51 C$
(3,878.09 ₩)
6.93 C$
(5,951.11 ₩)
     +53.45 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,750.00 C$
(21,267,500.81 ₩)
37,239.92 C$
(32,000,000.00 ₩)
     +50.46 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,971.72 C$
(21,458,024.57 ₩)
32,539.50 C$
(27,960,965.05 ₩)
     +30.31 %
Utilities (Monthly) Montreal[ Edit ] Seoul[ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 97.45 C$
(83,733.90 ₩)
232.44 C$
(199,731.26 ₩)
     +138.53 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.36 C$
(306.48 ₩)
0.16 C$
(139.85 ₩)
     -54.37 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 63.80 C$
(54,820.57 ₩)
31.70 C$
(27,242.59 ₩)
     -50.31 %
Sports And Leisure Montreal[ Edit ] Seoul[ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 33.27 C$
(28,588.64 ₩)
72.99 C$
(62,717.95 ₩)
     +119.38 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.48 C$
(15,881.01 ₩)
25.23 C$
(21,684.21 ₩)
     +36.54 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 14.00 C$
(12,030.10 ₩)
11.64 C$
(10,000.00 ₩)
     -16.88 %
Childcare Montreal[ Edit ] Seoul[ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 676.38 C$
(581,205.43 ₩)
538.00 C$
(462,302.03 ₩)
     -20.46 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 8,586.96 C$
(7,378,711.30 ₩)
25,891.87 C$
(22,248,704.17 ₩)
     +201.53 %
Clothing And Shoes Montreal[ Edit ] Seoul[ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 69.11 C$
(59,383.62 ₩)
89.47 C$
(76,884.93 ₩)
     +29.47 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 45.03 C$
(38,690.00 ₩)
57.93 C$
(49,780.74 ₩)
     +28.67 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 104.59 C$
(89,873.59 ₩)
108.71 C$
(93,413.79 ₩)
     +3.94 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 124.46 C$
(106,945.99 ₩)
181.59 C$
(156,037.78 ₩)
     +45.90 %
Rent Per Month Montreal[ Edit ] Seoul[ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,304.41 C$
(1,120,868.52 ₩)
1,101.86 C$
(946,819.15 ₩)
     -15.53 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 849.28 C$
(729,781.40 ₩)
722.37 C$
(620,727.35 ₩)
     -14.94 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,261.36 C$
(1,943,173.86 ₩)
2,888.92 C$
(2,482,429.12 ₩)
     +27.75 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,460.77 C$
(1,255,233.37 ₩)
1,676.44 C$
(1,440,550.29 ₩)
     +14.76 %
Buy Apartment Price Montreal[ Edit ] Seoul[ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 549.12 C$
(471,854.88 ₩)
2,419.12 C$
(2,078,736.78 ₩)
     +340.55 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 326.64 C$
(280,682.51 ₩)
1,128.99 C$
(970,135.38 ₩)
     +245.63 %
Salaries And Financing Montreal[ Edit ] Seoul[ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,128.10 C$
(2,687,952.53 ₩)
3,362.69 C$
(2,889,537.65 ₩)
     +7.50 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.17 3.41      +7.66 %
Last update: October 2020October 2020
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