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Cost of Living Comparison Between Berlin and Seoul 

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Consumer Prices in Seoul are 30.32% higher than in Berlin
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Seoul are 16.61% higher than in Berlin
Rent Prices in Seoul are 13.43% lower than in Berlin
Restaurant Prices in Seoul are 13.33% lower than in Berlin
Groceries Prices in Seoul are 102.89% higher than in Berlin
Local Purchasing Power in Seoul is 21.32% lower than in Berlin
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 8.00 €
(10,448.01 ₩)
6.13 €
(8,000.00 ₩)
     -23.43 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 40.00 €
(52,240.04 ₩)
34.46 €
(45,000.00 ₩)
     -13.86 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 €
(9,142.01 ₩)
4.98 €
(6,500.00 ₩)
     -28.90 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3.50 €
(4,571.00 ₩)
3.06 €
(4,000.00 ₩)
     -12.49 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.50 €
(4,571.00 ₩)
4.59 €
(6,000.00 ₩)
     +31.26 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.70 €
(3,528.15 ₩)
3.67 €
(4,789.66 ₩)
     +35.76 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.03 €
(2,648.45 ₩)
1.27 €
(1,661.95 ₩)
     -37.25 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.72 €
(2,241.26 ₩)
0.72 €
(937.47 ₩)
     -58.17 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2.95 €
(3,847.00 ₩)
7.20 €
(9,400.29 ₩)
     +144.35 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.17 €
(1,524.74 ₩)
2.20 €
(2,866.71 ₩)
     +88.01 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.79 €
(1,026.89 ₩)
1.62 €
(2,120.55 ₩)
     +106.50 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.96 €
(2,554.54 ₩)
2.65 €
(3,458.95 ₩)
     +35.40 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.91 €
(5,105.74 ₩)
7.42 €
(9,695.55 ₩)
     +89.89 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.32 €
(4,338.38 ₩)
3.63 €
(4,740.05 ₩)
     +9.26 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.20 €
(6,786.11 ₩)
13.19 €
(17,231.49 ₩)
     +153.92 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.98 €
(1,281.21 ₩)
2.82 €
(3,685.44 ₩)
     +187.65 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.65 €
(849.29 ₩)
1.66 €
(2,168.17 ₩)
     +155.29 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.99 €
(1,292.33 ₩)
2.66 €
(3,477.55 ₩)
     +169.09 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.04 €
(1,356.80 ₩)
2.68 €
(3,505.04 ₩)
     +158.33 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.61 €
(790.56 ₩)
1.74 €
(2,273.00 ₩)
     +187.52 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.64 €
(829.35 ₩)
1.27 €
(1,653.09 ₩)
     +99.32 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.05 €
(1,365.21 ₩)
2.15 €
(2,811.25 ₩)
     +105.92 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.51 €
(671.44 ₩)
1.10 €
(1,440.00 ₩)
     +114.46 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 5.00 €
(6,530.00 ₩)
15.31 €
(20,000.00 ₩)
     +206.28 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 0.85 €
(1,107.78 ₩)
1.88 €
(2,461.16 ₩)
     +122.17 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.25 €
(1,631.78 ₩)
2.24 €
(2,927.27 ₩)
     +79.39 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 6.40 €
(8,358.41 ₩)
3.45 €
(4,500.00 ₩)
     -46.16 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.80 €
(3,656.80 ₩)
0.96 €
(1,250.00 ₩)
     -65.82 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 81.00 €
(105,786.08 ₩)
42.11 €
(55,000.00 ₩)
     -48.01 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.90 €
(5,093.40 ₩)
2.91 €
(3,800.00 ₩)
     -25.39 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.22 €
(4,203.61 ₩)
0.95 €
(1,239.20 ₩)
     -70.52 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 €
(39,180.03 ₩)
9.19 €
(12,000.00 ₩)
     -69.37 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.47 €
(7,147.99 ₩)
4.44 €
(5,804.12 ₩)
     -18.80 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 19,520.00 €
(25,493,139.41 ₩)
24,502.28 €
(32,000,000.00 ₩)
     +25.52 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,060.00 €
(26,198,379.95 ₩)
21,240.41 €
(27,740,000.00 ₩)
     +5.88 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 241.85 €
(315,857.54 ₩)
147.31 €
(192,381.68 ₩)
     -39.09 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 €
(126.08 ₩)
0.11 €
(137.60 ₩)
     +9.14 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 30.58 €
(39,939.72 ₩)
19.77 €
(25,825.45 ₩)
     -35.34 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 27.95 €
(36,500.20 ₩)
54.39 €
(71,031.75 ₩)
     +94.61 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.88 €
(24,659.24 ₩)
18.49 €
(24,142.86 ₩)
     -2.09 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 €
(13,060.01 ₩)
8.42 €
(11,000.00 ₩)
     -15.77 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 188.39 €
(246,036.08 ₩)
322.10 €
(420,666.67 ₩)
     +70.98 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 7,189.05 €
(9,388,902.72 ₩)
14,849.97 €
(19,394,077.31 ₩)
     +106.56 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 79.66 €
(104,037.37 ₩)
58.01 €
(75,766.67 ₩)
     -27.17 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 31.18 €
(40,719.92 ₩)
42.67 €
(55,730.77 ₩)
     +36.86 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 81.90 €
(106,966.06 ₩)
77.19 €
(100,804.88 ₩)
     -5.76 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 103.63 €
(135,341.45 ₩)
118.44 €
(154,687.50 ₩)
     +14.29 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 876.60 €
(1,144,837.72 ₩)
630.34 €
(823,218.49 ₩)
     -28.09 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 643.90 €
(840,932.34 ₩)
431.34 €
(563,333.33 ₩)
     -33.01 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,684.04 €
(2,199,351.50 ₩)
1,738.69 €
(2,270,724.37 ₩)
     +3.25 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,183.84 €
(1,546,096.97 ₩)
1,000.09 €
(1,306,114.35 ₩)
     -15.52 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 562.94 €
(735,196.67 ₩)
1,007.96 €
(1,316,397.73 ₩)
     +79.05 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 362.81 €
(473,835.86 ₩)
492.35 €
(643,013.81 ₩)
     +35.70 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,229.19 €
(2,911,321.97 ₩)
2,045.15 €
(2,670,971.94 ₩)
     -8.26 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.87 3.58      +91.89 %
Last update: October 2019October 2019
Contributors:597309
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: EUR