Cost of Living Comparison Between Moscow and Seoul 

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Consumer Prices in Seoul are 91.0% higher than in Moscow (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Seoul are 72.9% higher than in Moscow
Rent Prices in Seoul are 38.4% higher than in Moscow
Restaurant Prices in Seoul are 12.5% higher than in Moscow
Groceries Prices in Seoul are 185.1% higher than in Moscow
Local Purchasing Power in Seoul is 40.9% higher than in Moscow
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Restaurants
Moscow Edit Seoul Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 900.00 руб
(13,153.05 ₩)
684.25 руб
(10,000.00 ₩)
     -24.0 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 3,600.00 руб
(52,612.19 ₩)
4,789.76 руб
(70,000.00 ₩)
     +33.0 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 450.00 руб
(6,576.52 ₩)
547.40 руб
(8,000.00 ₩)
     +21.6 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 300.00 руб
(4,384.35 ₩)
342.13 руб
(5,000.00 ₩)
     +14.0 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 300.00 руб
(4,384.35 ₩)
478.98 руб
(7,000.00 ₩)
     +59.7 %
Cappuccino (regular) 234.61 руб
(3,428.69 ₩)
358.21 руб
(5,235.07 ₩)
     +52.7 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 99.15 руб
(1,448.97 ₩)
142.11 руб
(2,076.86 ₩)
     +43.3 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 54.97 руб
(803.39 ₩)
74.33 руб
(1,086.35 ₩)
     +35.2 %
Markets
Moscow Edit Seoul Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 326.23 руб
(4,767.75 ₩)
753.89 руб
(11,017.76 ₩)
     +131.1 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 53.20 руб
(777.42 ₩)
258.87 руб
(3,783.30 ₩)
     +386.6 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 57.38 руб
(838.62 ₩)
144.42 руб
(2,110.64 ₩)
     +151.7 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 159.27 руб
(2,327.68 ₩)
306.58 руб
(4,480.57 ₩)
     +92.5 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 381.04 руб
(5,568.73 ₩)
493.31 руб
(7,209.49 ₩)
     +29.5 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 195.91 руб
(2,863.17 ₩)
433.78 руб
(6,339.46 ₩)
     +121.4 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 390.17 руб
(5,702.18 ₩)
1,680.31 руб
(24,556.94 ₩)
     +330.7 %
Apples (1 lb) 56.89 руб
(831.39 ₩)
284.12 руб
(4,152.23 ₩)
     +399.4 %
Banana (1 lb) 61.70 руб
(901.72 ₩)
149.28 руб
(2,181.63 ₩)
     +141.9 %
Oranges (1 lb) 71.85 руб
(1,050.11 ₩)
247.71 руб
(3,620.13 ₩)
     +244.7 %
Tomato (1 lb) 137.29 руб
(2,006.46 ₩)
251.03 руб
(3,668.61 ₩)
     +82.8 %
Potato (1 lb) 17.60 руб
(257.18 ₩)
177.54 руб
(2,594.61 ₩)
     +908.9 %
Onion (1 lb) 18.46 руб
(269.78 ₩)
133.65 руб
(1,953.19 ₩)
     +624.0 %
Lettuce (1 head) 107.06 руб
(1,564.60 ₩)
226.88 руб
(3,315.74 ₩)
     +111.9 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 54.75 руб
(800.19 ₩)
104.52 руб
(1,527.50 ₩)
     +90.9 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 600.00 руб
(8,768.70 ₩)
1,710.63 руб
(25,000.00 ₩)
     +185.1 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 78.32 руб
(1,144.62 ₩)
231.57 руб
(3,384.25 ₩)
     +195.7 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 164.97 руб
(2,410.96 ₩)
265.90 руб
(3,886.00 ₩)
     +61.2 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 230.00 руб
(3,361.33 ₩)
307.91 руб
(4,500.00 ₩)
     +33.9 %
Transportation
Moscow Edit Seoul Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 60.00 руб
(876.87 ₩)
99.22 руб
(1,450.00 ₩)
     +65.4 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 2,730.00 руб
(39,897.57 ₩)
4,173.94 руб
(61,000.00 ₩)
     +52.9 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 200.00 руб
(2,922.90 ₩)
328.44 руб
(4,800.00 ₩)
     +64.2 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 64.37 руб
(940.79 ₩)
110.12 руб
(1,609.34 ₩)
     +71.1 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 540.00 руб
(7,891.83 ₩)
821.10 руб
(12,000.00 ₩)
     +52.1 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 211.82 руб
(3,095.71 ₩)
435.15 руб
(6,359.53 ₩)
     +105.4 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 3,000,000.00 руб
(43,843,488.64 ₩)
2,581,751.67 руб
(37,731,000.00 ₩)
     -13.9 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 3,007,692.31 руб
(43,955,907.84 ₩)
2,319,240.48 руб
(33,894,531.25 ₩)
     -22.9 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Moscow Edit Seoul Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 10,697.00 руб
(156,331.24 ₩)
16,525.45 руб
(241,511.14 ₩)
     +54.5 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 551.75 руб
(8,063.53 ₩)
4,159.68 руб
(60,791.67 ₩)
     +653.9 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 536.48 руб
(7,840.40 ₩)
2,222.14 руб
(32,475.39 ₩)
     +314.2 %
Sports And Leisure
Moscow Edit Seoul Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 2,951.75 руб
(43,138.32 ₩)
4,763.85 руб
(69,621.21 ₩)
     +61.4 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 2,341.58 руб
(34,221.00 ₩)
1,685.85 руб
(24,637.78 ₩)
     -28.0 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 500.00 руб
(7,307.25 ₩)
1,026.38 руб
(15,000.00 ₩)
     +105.3 %
Childcare
Moscow Edit Seoul Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 43,816.09 руб
(640,350.13 ₩)
35,432.86 руб
(517,833.33 ₩)
     -19.1 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 1,056,106.46 руб
(15,434,463.84 ₩)
1,892,268.13 руб
(27,654,545.45 ₩)
     +79.2 %
Clothing And Shoes
Moscow Edit Seoul Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 8,297.38 руб
(121,262.09 ₩)
5,427.88 руб
(79,325.73 ₩)
     -34.6 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 4,009.29 руб
(58,593.71 ₩)
4,030.12 руб
(58,898.11 ₩)
     +0.5 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 9,614.29 руб
(140,507.94 ₩)
7,974.65 руб
(116,545.45 ₩)
     -17.1 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 9,437.04 руб
(137,917.53 ₩)
11,429.72 руб
(167,039.67 ₩)
     +21.1 %
Rent Per Month
Moscow Edit Seoul Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 78,378.38 руб
(1,145,460.51 ₩)
78,993.97 руб
(1,154,457.12 ₩)
     +0.8 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 47,352.36 руб
(692,030.93 ₩)
48,011.77 руб
(701,667.88 ₩)
     +1.4 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 163,218.18 руб
(2,385,351.50 ₩)
250,367.17 руб
(3,658,990.05 ₩)
     +53.4 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 88,092.24 руб
(1,287,423.75 ₩)
144,529.85 руб
(2,112,231.01 ₩)
     +64.1 %
Buy Apartment Price
Moscow Edit Seoul Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 46,150.36 руб
(674,464.31 ₩)
163,997.69 руб
(2,396,743.59 ₩)
     +255.4 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 26,287.64 руб
(384,180.57 ₩)
93,983.03 руб
(1,373,514.61 ₩)
     +257.5 %
Salaries And Financing
Moscow Edit Seoul Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 111,718.66 руб
(1,632,711.93 ₩)
272,127.31 руб
(3,977,003.52 ₩)
     +143.6 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 14.10 5.06      -64.1 %
Last update: April 2024April 2024
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