Cost of Living Comparison Between Canada and South Korea Reverse

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Consumer Prices in South Korea are 6.55% higher than in Canada (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in South Korea are 5.60% lower than in Canada
Rent Prices in South Korea are 34.23% lower than in Canada
Restaurant Prices in South Korea are 38.07% lower than in Canada
Groceries Prices in South Korea are 33.77% higher than in Canada
Local Purchasing Power in South Korea is 12.40% lower than in Canada
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Restaurants
Canada Edit South Korea Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 18.00 C$
(16,482.96 ₩)
8.74 C$
(8,000.00 ₩)
     -51.47 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 75.00 C$
(68,679.01 ₩)
43.68 C$
(40,000.00 ₩)
     -41.76 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 11.00 C$
(10,072.92 ₩)
7.10 C$
(6,500.00 ₩)
     -35.47 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 C$
(5,494.32 ₩)
4.37 C$
(4,000.00 ₩)
     -27.20 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.50 C$
(6,867.90 ₩)
6.27 C$
(5,745.91 ₩)
     -16.34 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.30 C$
(3,937.76 ₩)
4.93 C$
(4,514.11 ₩)
     +14.64 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.30 C$
(2,104.69 ₩)
1.81 C$
(1,653.69 ₩)
     -21.43 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.86 C$
(1,700.79 ₩)
0.96 C$
(875.07 ₩)
     -48.55 %
Markets
Canada Edit South Korea Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 9.32 C$
(8,533.97 ₩)
10.01 C$
(9,162.22 ₩)
     +7.36 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.66 C$
(2,439.17 ₩)
2.95 C$
(2,704.45 ₩)
     +10.88 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.69 C$
(1,545.62 ₩)
2.21 C$
(2,023.39 ₩)
     +30.91 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.54 C$
(3,240.85 ₩)
3.56 C$
(3,262.66 ₩)
     +0.67 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.85 C$
(5,353.04 ₩)
8.61 C$
(7,883.57 ₩)
     +47.27 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 6.06 C$
(5,549.76 ₩)
5.37 C$
(4,918.34 ₩)
     -11.38 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.81 C$
(6,237.47 ₩)
15.90 C$
(14,558.03 ₩)
     +133.40 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.90 C$
(1,738.28 ₩)
4.02 C$
(3,677.97 ₩)
     +111.59 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.78 C$
(715.56 ₩)
2.05 C$
(1,878.54 ₩)
     +162.53 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.85 C$
(1,689.88 ₩)
2.78 C$
(2,547.14 ₩)
     +50.73 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.98 C$
(1,809.64 ₩)
3.22 C$
(2,946.88 ₩)
     +62.84 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.28 C$
(1,173.33 ₩)
2.01 C$
(1,843.70 ₩)
     +57.13 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.21 C$
(1,104.89 ₩)
1.50 C$
(1,377.63 ₩)
     +24.68 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.57 C$
(2,348.85 ₩)
2.68 C$
(2,454.83 ₩)
     +4.51 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.15 C$
(1,969.88 ₩)
1.41 C$
(1,288.89 ₩)
     -34.57 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 C$
(13,735.80 ₩)
17.47 C$
(16,000.00 ₩)
     +16.48 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.12 C$
(2,859.30 ₩)
2.81 C$
(2,572.18 ₩)
     -10.04 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.50 C$
(3,204.90 ₩)
3.40 C$
(3,111.63 ₩)
     -2.91 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 15.00 C$
(13,735.80 ₩)
4.91 C$
(4,500.00 ₩)
     -67.24 %
Transportation
Canada Edit South Korea Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.25 C$
(2,976.09 ₩)
1.42 C$
(1,300.00 ₩)
     -56.32 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 90.03 C$
(82,437.70 ₩)
60.06 C$
(55,000.00 ₩)
     -33.28 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 C$
(3,662.88 ₩)
3.82 C$
(3,500.00 ₩)
     -4.45 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.22 C$
(2,947.42 ₩)
1.41 C$
(1,287.48 ₩)
     -56.32 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 34.00 C$
(31,134.48 ₩)
13.10 C$
(12,000.00 ₩)
     -61.46 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.42 C$
(4,050.49 ₩)
6.23 C$
(5,704.07 ₩)
     +40.82 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,000.00 C$
(23,808,723.05 ₩)
34,945.18 C$
(32,000,000.00 ₩)
     +34.40 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,529.03 C$
(22,461,724.18 ₩)
32,025.86 C$
(29,326,721.21 ₩)
     +30.56 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Canada Edit South Korea Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 164.65 C$
(150,776.32 ₩)
192.08 C$
(175,891.66 ₩)
     +16.66 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.33 C$
(306.66 ₩)
0.17 C$
(156.47 ₩)
     -48.98 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 79.00 C$
(72,338.45 ₩)
29.84 C$
(27,321.88 ₩)
     -62.23 %
Sports And Leisure
Canada Edit South Korea Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 51.15 C$
(46,842.50 ₩)
65.48 C$
(59,956.99 ₩)
     +28.00 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 20.00 C$
(18,313.10 ₩)
23.77 C$
(21,770.83 ₩)
     +18.88 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 14.00 C$
(12,820.08 ₩)
12.01 C$
(11,000.00 ₩)
     -14.20 %
Childcare
Canada Edit South Korea Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 988.78 C$
(905,443.54 ₩)
508.47 C$
(465,612.52 ₩)
     -48.58 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 13,933.22 C$
(12,758,929.94 ₩)
27,487.97 C$
(25,171,284.94 ₩)
     +97.28 %
Clothing And Shoes
Canada Edit South Korea Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 63.91 C$
(58,519.66 ₩)
76.35 C$
(69,914.19 ₩)
     +19.47 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 45.16 C$
(41,350.97 ₩)
53.36 C$
(48,866.38 ₩)
     +18.17 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 101.41 C$
(92,864.09 ₩)
104.60 C$
(95,784.26 ₩)
     +3.14 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 127.93 C$
(117,147.77 ₩)
156.54 C$
(143,347.07 ₩)
     +22.36 %
Rent Per Month
Canada Edit South Korea Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,337.93 C$
(1,225,173.63 ₩)
708.86 C$
(649,113.59 ₩)
     -47.02 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,123.52 C$
(1,028,831.74 ₩)
497.04 C$
(455,153.03 ₩)
     -55.76 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,168.79 C$
(1,986,005.42 ₩)
1,898.76 C$
(1,738,736.89 ₩)
     -12.45 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,828.09 C$
(1,674,015.27 ₩)
1,142.94 C$
(1,046,610.17 ₩)
     -37.48 %
Buy Apartment Price
Canada Edit South Korea Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 538.61 C$
(493,214.15 ₩)
1,861.51 C$
(1,704,621.25 ₩)
     +245.61 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 398.07 C$
(364,521.07 ₩)
985.32 C$
(902,279.98 ₩)
     +147.52 %
Salaries And Financing
Canada Edit South Korea Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,535.03 C$
(3,237,096.04 ₩)
2,923.12 C$
(2,676,755.96 ₩)
     -17.31 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.30 3.33      +0.79 %
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