Cost of Living Comparison Between Paris and Busan 

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Consumer Prices in Busan are 17.6% lower than in Paris (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Busan are 35.1% lower than in Paris
Rent Prices in Busan are 68.6% lower than in Paris
Restaurant Prices in Busan are 48.2% lower than in Paris
Groceries Prices in Busan are 3.4% higher than in Paris
Local Purchasing Power in Busan is 11.9% higher than in Paris
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Restaurants
Paris Edit Busan Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 €
(20,284.15 ₩)
5.92 €
(8,000.00 ₩)
     -60.6 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 €
(81,136.60 ₩)
35.13 €
(47,500.00 ₩)
     -41.5 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 €
(13,522.77 ₩)
4.81 €
(6,500.00 ₩)
     -51.9 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.50 €
(8,789.80 ₩)
2.96 €
(4,000.00 ₩)
     -54.5 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.00 €
(8,113.66 ₩)
4.44 €
(6,000.00 ₩)
     -26.1 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.65 €
(4,940.54 ₩)
3.07 €
(4,150.00 ₩)
     -16.0 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.90 €
(3,927.20 ₩)
1.27 €
(1,716.67 ₩)
     -56.3 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.43 €
(3,286.48 ₩)
0.71 €
(957.14 ₩)
     -70.9 %
Markets
Paris Edit Busan Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.36 €
(5,902.48 ₩)
7.42 €
(10,031.34 ₩)
     +70.0 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.80 €
(2,436.37 ₩)
2.17 €
(2,939.28 ₩)
     +20.6 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.99 €
(1,336.81 ₩)
1.79 €
(2,419.16 ₩)
     +81.0 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.53 €
(4,778.56 ₩)
2.28 €
(3,082.50 ₩)
     -35.5 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.44 €
(10,054.76 ₩)
6.04 €
(8,164.67 ₩)
     -18.8 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.78 €
(7,810.86 ₩)
3.13 €
(4,233.53 ₩)
     -45.8 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 10.05 €
(13,588.79 ₩)
11.18 €
(15,119.76 ₩)
     +11.3 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.38 €
(1,865.59 ₩)
2.28 €
(3,084.43 ₩)
     +65.3 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.92 €
(1,244.04 ₩)
1.32 €
(1,791.69 ₩)
     +44.0 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.28 €
(1,735.45 ₩)
2.33 €
(3,144.91 ₩)
     +81.2 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.67 €
(2,260.11 ₩)
2.01 €
(2,721.56 ₩)
     +20.4 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.98 €
(1,325.56 ₩)
1.57 €
(2,116.77 ₩)
     +59.7 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.98 €
(1,320.01 ₩)
1.26 €
(1,700.97 ₩)
     +28.9 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.49 €
(2,012.29 ₩)
1.73 €
(2,333.33 ₩)
     +16.0 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.81 €
(1,096.19 ₩)
1.00 €
(1,350.00 ₩)
     +23.2 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 9.00 €
(12,170.49 ₩)
9.61 €
(13,000.00 ₩)
     +6.8 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.99 €
(2,691.51 ₩)
1.85 €
(2,500.00 ₩)
     -7.1 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.98 €
(4,025.48 ₩)
2.50 €
(3,383.33 ₩)
     -16.0 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 10.50 €
(14,198.90 ₩)
3.33 €
(4,500.00 ₩)
     -68.3 %
Transportation
Paris Edit Busan Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 €
(2,704.55 ₩)
0.96 €
(1,300.00 ₩)
     -51.9 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 84.00 €
(113,591.23 ₩)
44.37 €
(60,000.00 ₩)
     -47.2 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 €
(6,761.38 ₩)
2.44 €
(3,300.00 ₩)
     -51.2 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.66 €
(3,590.86 ₩)
1.43 €
(1,931.21 ₩)
     -46.2 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 45.00 €
(60,852.45 ₩)
7.81 €
(10,560.00 ₩)
     -82.6 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.54 €
(10,196.77 ₩)
4.77 €
(6,452.79 ₩)
     -36.7 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,000.00 €
(29,750,084.92 ₩)
25,142.79 €
(34,000,000.00 ₩)
     +14.3 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,362.50 €
(35,649,391.54 ₩)
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Utilities (Monthly)
Paris Edit Busan Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 203.14 €
(274,703.43 ₩)
135.48 €
(183,200.14 ₩)
     -33.3 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.19 €
(258.44 ₩)
0.09 €
(125.00 ₩)
     -51.6 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 29.86 €
(40,385.56 ₩)
21.45 €
(29,000.00 ₩)
     -28.2 %
Sports And Leisure
Paris Edit Busan Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 36.51 €
(49,369.69 ₩)
40.67 €
(55,000.00 ₩)
     +11.4 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 16.12 €
(21,805.46 ₩)
11.09 €
(15,000.00 ₩)
     -31.2 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.50 €
(16,903.46 ₩)
9.24 €
(12,500.00 ₩)
     -26.1 %
Childcare
Paris Edit Busan Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 731.36 €
(989,005.92 ₩)
394.40 €
(533,333.33 ₩)
     -46.1 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 16,428.57 €
(22,215,972.51 ₩)
24,403.29 €
(33,000,000.00 ₩)
     +48.5 %
Clothing And Shoes
Paris Edit Busan Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 99.19 €
(134,128.51 ₩)
56.02 €
(75,750.00 ₩)
     -43.5 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 38.81 €
(52,488.37 ₩)
34.94 €
(47,250.00 ₩)
     -10.0 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 92.21 €
(124,687.46 ₩)
73.95 €
(100,000.00 ₩)
     -19.8 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 131.07 €
(177,247.90 ₩)
87.51 €
(118,333.33 ₩)
     -33.2 %
Rent Per Month
Paris Edit Busan Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,285.42 €
(1,738,238.86 ₩)
407.20 €
(550,647.55 ₩)
     -68.3 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 958.78 €
(1,296,536.41 ₩)
313.76 €
(424,285.71 ₩)
     -67.3 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,870.11 €
(3,881,178.12 ₩)
891.83 €
(1,206,000.00 ₩)
     -68.9 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,937.65 €
(2,620,234.75 ₩)
602.16 €
(814,285.71 ₩)
     -68.9 %
Buy Apartment Price
Paris Edit Busan Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,167.05 €
(1,578,173.32 ₩)
805.61 €
(1,089,412.40 ₩)
     -31.0 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 818.38 €
(1,106,674.29 ₩)
790.33 €
(1,068,751.36 ₩)
     -3.4 %
Salaries And Financing
Paris Edit Busan Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,660.77 €
(3,598,098.65 ₩)
1,932.88 €
(2,613,793.31 ₩)
     -27.4 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.83 3.46      +89.2 %
Last update: February 2023December 2022
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