Cost of Living Comparison Between Paris and Busan 

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Busan are 17.74% lower than in Paris (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Busan are 33.65% lower than in Paris
Rent Prices in Busan are 63.91% lower than in Paris
Restaurant Prices in Busan are 47.82% lower than in Paris
Groceries Prices in Busan are 0.29% lower than in Paris
Local Purchasing Power in Busan is 5.48% higher than in Paris
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Restaurants
Paris Edit Busan Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 €
(20,319.37 ₩)
5.54 €
(7,500.00 ₩)
     -63.09 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 €
(81,277.48 ₩)
36.91 €
(50,000.00 ₩)
     -38.48 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 €
(13,546.25 ₩)
4.80 €
(6,500.00 ₩)
     -52.02 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.25 €
(8,466.40 ₩)
2.95 €
(4,000.00 ₩)
     -52.75 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.00 €
(8,127.75 ₩)
4.43 €
(6,000.00 ₩)
     -26.18 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.68 €
(4,982.58 ₩)
3.22 €
(4,362.50 ₩)
     -12.45 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.16 €
(4,278.67 ₩)
1.29 €
(1,750.00 ₩)
     -59.10 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.18 €
(2,955.53 ₩)
0.67 €
(914.29 ₩)
     -69.07 %
Markets
Paris Edit Busan Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.46 €
(6,037.10 ₩)
7.41 €
(10,031.34 ₩)
     +66.16 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.84 €
(2,492.03 ₩)
2.00 €
(2,707.52 ₩)
     +8.65 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.94 €
(1,268.00 ₩)
1.67 €
(2,267.96 ₩)
     +78.86 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.61 €
(4,890.65 ₩)
2.13 €
(2,879.75 ₩)
     -41.12 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.15 €
(9,686.59 ₩)
5.36 €
(7,257.49 ₩)
     -25.08 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.50 €
(7,446.23 ₩)
3.39 €
(4,590.43 ₩)
     -38.35 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 9.18 €
(12,433.54 ₩)
10.05 €
(13,607.79 ₩)
     +9.44 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.18 €
(1,600.16 ₩)
2.24 €
(3,030.81 ₩)
     +89.41 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.85 €
(1,157.92 ₩)
1.63 €
(2,207.49 ₩)
     +90.64 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.11 €
(1,506.24 ₩)
1.06 €
(1,436.38 ₩)
     -4.64 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.53 €
(2,068.85 ₩)
1.91 €
(2,589.95 ₩)
     +25.19 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.93 €
(1,262.51 ₩)
1.40 €
(1,889.97 ₩)
     +49.70 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.87 €
(1,173.73 ₩)
0.83 €
(1,118.86 ₩)
     -4.67 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.36 €
(1,843.79 ₩)
2.21 €
(3,000.00 ₩)
     +62.71 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.86 €
(1,160.27 ₩)
0.83 €
(1,125.00 ₩)
     -3.04 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.00 €
(10,837.00 ₩)
9.22 €
(12,494.45 ₩)
     +15.29 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.94 €
(2,622.28 ₩)
1.89 €
(2,566.67 ₩)
     -2.12 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.56 €
(3,471.23 ₩)
2.26 €
(3,060.00 ₩)
     -11.85 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 10.50 €
(14,223.56 ₩)
3.51 €
(4,750.00 ₩)
     -66.60 %
Transportation
Paris Edit Busan Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.90 €
(2,573.79 ₩)
0.96 €
(1,300.00 ₩)
     -49.49 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 75.00 €
(101,596.85 ₩)
44.29 €
(60,000.00 ₩)
     -40.94 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 €
(6,773.12 ₩)
2.44 €
(3,300.00 ₩)
     -51.28 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.66 €
(3,597.10 ₩)
1.25 €
(1,689.81 ₩)
     -53.02 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 45.00 €
(60,958.11 ₩)
11.07 €
(15,000.00 ₩)
     -75.39 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.62 €
(10,318.87 ₩)
4.87 €
(6,601.53 ₩)
     -36.02 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,000.00 €
(29,801,742.91 ₩)
21,961.80 €
(29,750,000.00 ₩)
     -0.17 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,750.00 €
(36,236,210.13 ₩)
19,931.72 €
(27,000,000.00 ₩)
     -25.49 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Paris Edit Busan Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 183.46 €
(248,515.78 ₩)
129.69 €
(175,682.29 ₩)
     -29.31 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.16 €
(213.35 ₩)
0.09 €
(125.00 ₩)
     -41.41 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 30.78 €
(41,692.81 ₩)
21.41 €
(29,000.00 ₩)
     -30.44 %
Sports And Leisure
Paris Edit Busan Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 36.54 €
(49,504.06 ₩)
52.20 €
(70,714.29 ₩)
     +42.85 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 13.04 €
(17,666.56 ₩)
15.69 €
(21,250.00 ₩)
     +20.28 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 €
(16,255.50 ₩)
8.86 €
(12,000.00 ₩)
     -26.18 %
Childcare
Paris Edit Busan Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 779.63 €
(1,056,105.54 ₩)
276.83 €
(375,000.00 ₩)
     -64.49 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 11,857.14 €
(16,061,978.32 ₩)
21,961.80 €
(29,750,000.00 ₩)
     +85.22 %
Clothing And Shoes
Paris Edit Busan Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 98.76 €
(133,780.40 ₩)
55.92 €
(75,750.00 ₩)
     -43.38 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 39.37 €
(53,329.43 ₩)
34.88 €
(47,250.00 ₩)
     -11.40 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 89.22 €
(120,862.12 ₩)
71.71 €
(97,142.86 ₩)
     -19.63 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 131.20 €
(177,726.08 ₩)
105.81 €
(143,333.33 ₩)
     -19.35 %
Rent Per Month
Paris Edit Busan Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,262.95 €
(1,710,829.39 ₩)
413.35 €
(559,936.57 ₩)
     -67.27 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 925.45 €
(1,253,643.57 ₩)
323.76 €
(438,571.43 ₩)
     -65.02 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,753.54 €
(3,730,018.95 ₩)
1,048.26 €
(1,420,000.00 ₩)
     -61.93 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,845.38 €
(2,499,803.54 ₩)
664.39 €
(900,000.00 ₩)
     -64.00 %
Buy Apartment Price
Paris Edit Busan Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,120.16 €
(1,517,396.88 ₩)
440.64 €
(596,897.06 ₩)
     -60.66 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 850.15 €
(1,151,637.58 ₩)
272.61 €
(369,286.51 ₩)
     -67.93 %
Salaries And Financing
Paris Edit Busan Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,621.93 €
(3,551,731.40 ₩)
1,834.87 €
(2,485,556.00 ₩)
     -30.02 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.41 3.46      +144.40 %
Last update: July 2022June 2022
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