Cost of Living Comparison Between Canada and South Korea Reverse

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Consumer Prices in South Korea are 7.5% lower than in Canada (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in South Korea are 22.2% lower than in Canada
Rent Prices in South Korea are 53.2% lower than in Canada
Restaurant Prices in South Korea are 48.6% lower than in Canada
Groceries Prices in South Korea are 14.3% higher than in Canada
Local Purchasing Power in South Korea is 7.1% higher than in Canada
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Restaurants
Canada Edit South Korea Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 25.00 C$
(25,092.02 ₩)
9.96 C$
(10,000.00 ₩)
     -60.1 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 100.00 C$
(100,368.07 ₩)
49.82 C$
(50,000.00 ₩)
     -50.2 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 14.50 C$
(14,553.37 ₩)
7.97 C$
(8,000.00 ₩)
     -45.0 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 C$
(8,029.45 ₩)
4.48 C$
(4,500.00 ₩)
     -44.0 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.00 C$
(8,029.45 ₩)
5.98 C$
(6,000.00 ₩)
     -25.3 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.11 C$
(5,129.53 ₩)
4.98 C$
(5,000.21 ₩)
     -2.5 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.87 C$
(2,883.49 ₩)
1.97 C$
(1,981.87 ₩)
     -31.3 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.35 C$
(2,360.41 ₩)
1.03 C$
(1,034.21 ₩)
     -56.2 %
Markets
Canada Edit South Korea Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 11.12 C$
(11,161.75 ₩)
10.68 C$
(10,721.49 ₩)
     -3.9 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.27 C$
(3,283.74 ₩)
3.57 C$
(3,586.87 ₩)
     +9.2 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.30 C$
(2,305.02 ₩)
1.92 C$
(1,924.57 ₩)
     -16.5 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.73 C$
(4,746.31 ₩)
4.28 C$
(4,296.35 ₩)
     -9.5 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.13 C$
(7,159.23 ₩)
7.19 C$
(7,215.28 ₩)
     +0.8 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 7.56 C$
(7,589.03 ₩)
5.22 C$
(5,234.79 ₩)
     -31.0 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 8.94 C$
(8,970.47 ₩)
19.40 C$
(19,475.55 ₩)
     +117.1 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.61 C$
(2,614.79 ₩)
4.08 C$
(4,098.31 ₩)
     +56.7 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.88 C$
(885.81 ₩)
2.08 C$
(2,083.76 ₩)
     +135.2 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.36 C$
(2,365.21 ₩)
3.53 C$
(3,547.32 ₩)
     +50.0 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.59 C$
(2,599.31 ₩)
3.34 C$
(3,353.81 ₩)
     +29.0 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.63 C$
(1,632.05 ₩)
2.38 C$
(2,392.04 ₩)
     +46.6 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.63 C$
(1,636.11 ₩)
1.78 C$
(1,791.49 ₩)
     +9.5 %
Lettuce (1 head) 3.55 C$
(3,561.78 ₩)
3.14 C$
(3,148.74 ₩)
     -11.6 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.45 C$
(2,458.54 ₩)
1.45 C$
(1,454.18 ₩)
     -40.9 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 18.00 C$
(18,066.25 ₩)
19.93 C$
(20,000.00 ₩)
     +10.7 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 4.09 C$
(4,107.74 ₩)
2.93 C$
(2,945.47 ₩)
     -28.3 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.38 C$
(4,395.46 ₩)
3.60 C$
(3,614.96 ₩)
     -17.8 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 19.00 C$
(19,069.93 ₩)
4.48 C$
(4,500.00 ₩)
     -76.4 %
Transportation
Canada Edit South Korea Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.50 C$
(3,512.88 ₩)
1.44 C$
(1,450.00 ₩)
     -58.7 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 105.00 C$
(105,386.48 ₩)
59.78 C$
(60,000.00 ₩)
     -43.1 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.50 C$
(4,516.56 ₩)
4.28 C$
(4,300.00 ₩)
     -4.8 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.38 C$
(3,392.06 ₩)
1.60 C$
(1,609.34 ₩)
     -52.6 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 39.00 C$
(39,143.55 ₩)
11.96 C$
(12,000.00 ₩)
     -69.3 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.04 C$
(6,063.36 ₩)
6.28 C$
(6,299.62 ₩)
     +3.9 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 33,978.00 C$
(34,103,063.66 ₩)
37,592.63 C$
(37,731,000.00 ₩)
     +10.6 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 27,802.80 C$
(27,905,130.78 ₩)
32,502.33 C$
(32,621,958.68 ₩)
     +16.9 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Canada Edit South Korea Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 214.78 C$
(215,571.07 ₩)
222.96 C$
(223,778.81 ₩)
     +3.8 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 65.54 C$
(65,776.86 ₩)
62.89 C$
(63,122.09 ₩)
     -4.0 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 85.67 C$
(85,985.39 ₩)
29.16 C$
(29,267.78 ₩)
     -66.0 %
Sports And Leisure
Canada Edit South Korea Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 58.10 C$
(58,313.94 ₩)
62.63 C$
(62,860.80 ₩)
     +7.8 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 26.94 C$
(27,038.97 ₩)
22.63 C$
(22,712.00 ₩)
     -16.0 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.82 C$
(15,873.21 ₩)
14.70 C$
(14,750.00 ₩)
     -7.1 %
Childcare
Canada Edit South Korea Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,124.41 C$
(1,128,550.48 ₩)
468.99 C$
(470,720.00 ₩)
     -58.3 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 18,030.10 C$
(18,096,465.62 ₩)
27,965.23 C$
(28,068,166.70 ₩)
     +55.1 %
Clothing And Shoes
Canada Edit South Korea Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 79.96 C$
(80,254.02 ₩)
77.51 C$
(77,794.41 ₩)
     -3.1 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 56.76 C$
(56,969.66 ₩)
56.91 C$
(57,119.03 ₩)
     +0.3 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 121.53 C$
(121,979.65 ₩)
109.10 C$
(109,500.00 ₩)
     -10.2 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 150.85 C$
(151,401.61 ₩)
151.02 C$
(151,575.39 ₩)
     +0.1 %
Rent Per Month
Canada Edit South Korea Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,917.86 C$
(1,924,914.24 ₩)
678.75 C$
(681,250.00 ₩)
     -64.6 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,730.72 C$
(1,737,090.33 ₩)
501.46 C$
(503,308.34 ₩)
     -71.0 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,131.30 C$
(3,142,829.95 ₩)
2,013.50 C$
(2,020,909.09 ₩)
     -35.7 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,638.31 C$
(2,648,022.25 ₩)
1,211.66 C$
(1,216,119.45 ₩)
     -54.1 %
Buy Apartment Price
Canada Edit South Korea Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 926.61 C$
(930,021.21 ₩)
1,447.46 C$
(1,452,788.46 ₩)
     +56.2 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 643.46 C$
(645,832.52 ₩)
981.03 C$
(984,640.82 ₩)
     +52.5 %
Salaries And Financing
Canada Edit South Korea Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,912.64 C$
(3,927,036.55 ₩)
3,258.21 C$
(3,270,203.32 ₩)
     -16.7 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 7.03 4.65      -33.9 %
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