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Cost of Living Comparison Between Montreal and Seoul 

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Consumer Prices in Seoul are 27.37% higher than in Montreal
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Seoul are 20.69% higher than in Montreal
Rent Prices in Seoul are 2.95% higher than in Montreal
Restaurant Prices in Seoul are 23.48% lower than in Montreal
Groceries Prices in Seoul are 53.56% higher than in Montreal
Local Purchasing Power in Seoul is 23.50% lower than in Montreal
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  MontrealSeoulDifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 C$
(13,438.87 ₩)
8.93 C$
(8,000.00 ₩)
     -40.47 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 62.50 C$
(55,995.31 ₩)
50.23 C$
(45,000.00 ₩)
     -19.64 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 C$
(8,959.25 ₩)
7.26 C$
(6,500.00 ₩)
     -27.45 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 C$
(6,271.47 ₩)
4.46 C$
(4,000.00 ₩)
     -36.22 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.00 C$
(7,167.40 ₩)
6.70 C$
(6,000.00 ₩)
     -16.29 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.00 C$
(3,580.04 ₩)
5.37 C$
(4,813.33 ₩)
     +34.45 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.16 C$
(1,934.05 ₩)
1.90 C$
(1,702.06 ₩)
     -11.99 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.69 C$
(1,515.53 ₩)
1.06 C$
(946.93 ₩)
     -37.52 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 7.78 C$
(6,968.51 ₩)
10.58 C$
(9,474.92 ₩)
     +35.97 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.00 C$
(2,690.95 ₩)
3.20 C$
(2,866.71 ₩)
     +6.53 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.45 C$
(1,295.15 ₩)
2.29 C$
(2,050.24 ₩)
     +58.30 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.13 C$
(2,808.72 ₩)
3.86 C$
(3,458.95 ₩)
     +23.15 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.90 C$
(7,075.58 ₩)
11.46 C$
(10,268.84 ₩)
     +45.13 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 6.94 C$
(6,222.10 ₩)
5.31 C$
(4,755.75 ₩)
     -23.57 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.36 C$
(6,597.54 ₩)
19.23 C$
(17,231.49 ₩)
     +161.18 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.69 C$
(1,518.25 ₩)
4.03 C$
(3,608.13 ₩)
     +137.65 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.89 C$
(797.85 ₩)
2.25 C$
(2,015.97 ₩)
     +152.68 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.81 C$
(1,620.63 ₩)
3.73 C$
(3,345.25 ₩)
     +106.42 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.91 C$
(1,715.31 ₩)
3.80 C$
(3,401.95 ₩)
     +98.33 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.18 C$
(1,055.45 ₩)
2.47 C$
(2,216.94 ₩)
     +110.05 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.21 C$
(1,086.74 ₩)
1.85 C$
(1,653.09 ₩)
     +52.11 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.32 C$
(2,076.84 ₩)
3.14 C$
(2,811.25 ₩)
     +35.36 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.13 C$
(1,906.08 ₩)
1.61 C$
(1,440.00 ₩)
     -24.45 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 16.49 C$
(14,778.28 ₩)
22.32 C$
(20,000.00 ₩)
     +35.33 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.45 C$
(2,198.32 ₩)
2.75 C$
(2,461.16 ₩)
     +11.96 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.26 C$
(2,924.93 ₩)
3.27 C$
(2,927.27 ₩)
     +0.08 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 12.00 C$
(10,751.10 ₩)
5.02 C$
(4,500.00 ₩)
     -58.14 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.50 C$
(3,135.74 ₩)
1.40 C$
(1,250.00 ₩)
     -60.14 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 85.00 C$
(76,153.62 ₩)
61.39 C$
(55,000.00 ₩)
     -27.78 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 C$
(3,135.74 ₩)
4.24 C$
(3,800.00 ₩)
     +21.18 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.82 C$
(2,523.24 ₩)
1.38 C$
(1,239.20 ₩)
     -50.89 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 39.00 C$
(34,941.07 ₩)
13.39 C$
(12,000.00 ₩)
     -65.66 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.86 C$
(4,354.61 ₩)
6.49 C$
(5,815.23 ₩)
     +33.54 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,900.00 C$
(21,412,604.82 ₩)
35,717.28 C$
(32,000,000.00 ₩)
     +49.44 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,516.33 C$
(20,172,943.42 ₩)
30,962.42 C$
(27,740,000.00 ₩)
     +37.51 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 94.25 C$
(84,440.65 ₩)
210.22 C$
(188,341.27 ₩)
     +123.05 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.36 C$
(326.27 ₩)
0.15 C$
(137.60 ₩)
     -57.83 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 61.82 C$
(55,385.57 ₩)
29.03 C$
(26,007.50 ₩)
     -53.04 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 34.59 C$
(30,992.36 ₩)
78.72 C$
(70,530.30 ₩)
     +127.57 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 16.00 C$
(14,334.80 ₩)
26.06 C$
(23,350.00 ₩)
     +62.89 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 13.00 C$
(11,647.02 ₩)
12.28 C$
(11,000.00 ₩)
     -5.56 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 599.52 C$
(537,122.42 ₩)
462.63 C$
(414,482.76 ₩)
     -22.83 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 8,654.76 C$
(7,754,016.59 ₩)
21,906.46 C$
(19,626,539.13 ₩)
     +153.11 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 64.46 C$
(57,752.70 ₩)
84.51 C$
(75,718.75 ₩)
     +31.11 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 46.48 C$
(41,643.75 ₩)
63.21 C$
(56,629.63 ₩)
     +35.99 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 97.69 C$
(87,526.08 ₩)
111.56 C$
(99,951.22 ₩)
     +14.20 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 121.11 C$
(108,508.06 ₩)
172.66 C$
(154,687.50 ₩)
     +42.56 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,218.36 C$
(1,091,561.29 ₩)
922.73 C$
(826,692.98 ₩)
     -24.27 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 784.12 C$
(702,508.49 ₩)
625.44 C$
(560,344.83 ₩)
     -20.24 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,064.80 C$
(1,849,903.29 ₩)
2,540.95 C$
(2,276,500.30 ₩)
     +23.06 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,319.83 C$
(1,182,471.53 ₩)
1,440.29 C$
(1,290,387.53 ₩)
     +9.13 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 510.22 C$
(457,122.49 ₩)
1,477.46 C$
(1,323,690.66 ₩)
     +189.57 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 303.42 C$
(271,838.46 ₩)
717.71 C$
(643,013.81 ₩)
     +136.54 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,241.52 C$
(2,904,160.68 ₩)
2,992.72 C$
(2,681,254.06 ₩)
     -7.68 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.53 3.58      +1.57 %
Last update: October 2019October 2019
Contributors:593309
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: CAD