Cost of Living Comparison Between South Korea and Canada Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Canada are 6.15% lower than in South Korea (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Canada are 6.33% higher than in South Korea
Rent Prices in Canada are 54.85% higher than in South Korea
Restaurant Prices in Canada are 56.94% higher than in South Korea
Groceries Prices in Canada are 25.22% lower than in South Korea
Local Purchasing Power in Canada is 13.70% higher than in South Korea
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Restaurants
South Korea Edit Canada Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 8,000.00 ₩
(8.63 C$)
16,691.25 ₩
(18.00 C$)
     +108.64 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45,000.00 ₩
(48.53 C$)
69,546.90 ₩
(75.00 C$)
     +54.55 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6,500.00 ₩
(7.01 C$)
10,200.21 ₩
(11.00 C$)
     +56.93 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4,000.00 ₩
(4.31 C$)
5,563.75 ₩
(6.00 C$)
     +39.09 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6,000.00 ₩
(6.47 C$)
6,954.69 ₩
(7.50 C$)
     +15.91 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4,505.27 ₩
(4.86 C$)
4,009.40 ₩
(4.32 C$)
     -11.01 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1,652.04 ₩
(1.78 C$)
2,124.10 ₩
(2.29 C$)
     +28.57 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 853.82 ₩
(0.92 C$)
1,709.25 ₩
(1.84 C$)
     +100.19 %
Markets
South Korea Edit Canada Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 9,181.33 ₩
(9.90 C$)
8,678.19 ₩
(9.36 C$)
     -5.48 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2,706.91 ₩
(2.92 C$)
2,470.23 ₩
(2.66 C$)
     -8.74 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2,051.55 ₩
(2.21 C$)
1,556.59 ₩
(1.68 C$)
     -24.13 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3,341.60 ₩
(3.60 C$)
3,312.76 ₩
(3.57 C$)
     -0.86 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7,958.17 ₩
(8.58 C$)
5,445.59 ₩
(5.87 C$)
     -31.57 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4,968.12 ₩
(5.36 C$)
5,646.52 ₩
(6.09 C$)
     +13.66 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 15,171.93 ₩
(16.36 C$)
6,324.24 ₩
(6.82 C$)
     -58.32 %
Apples (1 lb) 3,703.84 ₩
(3.99 C$)
1,778.77 ₩
(1.92 C$)
     -51.97 %
Banana (1 lb) 1,853.55 ₩
(2.00 C$)
726.40 ₩
(0.78 C$)
     -60.81 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2,606.16 ₩
(2.81 C$)
1,717.46 ₩
(1.85 C$)
     -34.10 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2,980.95 ₩
(3.21 C$)
1,844.58 ₩
(1.99 C$)
     -38.12 %
Potato (1 lb) 1,836.38 ₩
(1.98 C$)
1,187.25 ₩
(1.28 C$)
     -35.35 %
Onion (1 lb) 1,401.49 ₩
(1.51 C$)
1,122.87 ₩
(1.21 C$)
     -19.88 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2,471.56 ₩
(2.67 C$)
2,388.06 ₩
(2.58 C$)
     -3.38 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1,306.78 ₩
(1.41 C$)
1,990.56 ₩
(2.15 C$)
     +52.33 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 16,000.00 ₩
(17.25 C$)
13,909.38 ₩
(15.00 C$)
     -13.07 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2,573.82 ₩
(2.78 C$)
2,923.14 ₩
(3.15 C$)
     +13.57 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3,117.78 ₩
(3.36 C$)
3,251.04 ₩
(3.51 C$)
     +4.27 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 4,500.00 ₩
(4.85 C$)
13,909.38 ₩
(15.00 C$)
     +209.10 %
Transportation
South Korea Edit Canada Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1,300.00 ₩
(1.40 C$)
3,013.70 ₩
(3.25 C$)
     +131.82 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 55,000.00 ₩
(59.31 C$)
83,456.27 ₩
(90.00 C$)
     +51.74 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3,400.00 ₩
(3.67 C$)
3,709.17 ₩
(4.00 C$)
     +9.09 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1,287.48 ₩
(1.39 C$)
2,984.66 ₩
(3.22 C$)
     +131.82 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 12,000.00 ₩
(12.94 C$)
31,527.93 ₩
(34.00 C$)
     +162.73 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5,707.96 ₩
(6.16 C$)
4,118.59 ₩
(4.44 C$)
     -27.84 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 32,000,000.00 ₩
(34,509.09 C$)
24,109,590.49 ₩
(26,000.00 C$)
     -24.66 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 29,620,059.50 ₩
(31,942.54 C$)
22,776,056.37 ₩
(24,561.90 C$)
     -23.11 %
Utilities (Monthly)
South Korea Edit Canada Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 173,508.11 ₩
(187.11 C$)
154,008.60 ₩
(166.08 C$)
     -11.24 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 161.47 ₩
(0.17 C$)
311.38 ₩
(0.34 C$)
     +92.84 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 27,258.82 ₩
(29.40 C$)
73,391.23 ₩
(79.15 C$)
     +169.24 %
Sports And Leisure
South Korea Edit Canada Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 60,775.96 ₩
(65.54 C$)
47,670.30 ₩
(51.41 C$)
     -21.56 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 23,430.43 ₩
(25.27 C$)
18,626.94 ₩
(20.09 C$)
     -20.50 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 11,000.00 ₩
(11.86 C$)
12,982.09 ₩
(14.00 C$)
     +18.02 %
Childcare
South Korea Edit Canada Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 475,036.99 ₩
(512.28 C$)
912,713.03 ₩
(984.28 C$)
     +92.14 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 25,907,373.23 ₩
(27,938.75 C$)
12,854,818.11 ₩
(13,862.75 C$)
     -50.38 %
Clothing And Shoes
South Korea Edit Canada Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 69,762.92 ₩
(75.23 C$)
59,112.52 ₩
(63.75 C$)
     -15.27 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 48,221.31 ₩
(52.00 C$)
41,766.99 ₩
(45.04 C$)
     -13.38 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 94,775.14 ₩
(102.21 C$)
94,251.29 ₩
(101.64 C$)
     -0.55 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 139,392.47 ₩
(150.32 C$)
118,501.16 ₩
(127.79 C$)
     -14.99 %
Rent Per Month
South Korea Edit Canada Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 622,377.74 ₩
(671.18 C$)
1,244,000.85 ₩
(1,341.54 C$)
     +99.88 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 446,828.36 ₩
(481.86 C$)
1,045,093.41 ₩
(1,127.04 C$)
     +133.89 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,778,874.26 ₩
(1,918.35 C$)
2,013,177.01 ₩
(2,171.03 C$)
     +13.17 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,028,947.37 ₩
(1,109.63 C$)
1,701,304.55 ₩
(1,834.70 C$)
     +65.34 %
Buy Apartment Price
South Korea Edit Canada Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,857,702.47 ₩
(2,003.36 C$)
493,163.19 ₩
(531.83 C$)
     -73.45 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 972,980.47 ₩
(1,049.27 C$)
367,408.15 ₩
(396.22 C$)
     -62.24 %
Salaries And Financing
South Korea Edit Canada Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,671,819.44 ₩
(2,881.31 C$)
3,230,222.99 ₩
(3,483.50 C$)
     +20.90 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.23 3.26      +0.63 %
Last update: September 2021September 2021
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