Cost of Living Comparison Between South Korea and United Kingdom Reverse

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Consumer Prices in United Kingdom are 7.80% lower than in South Korea (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United Kingdom are 11.03% higher than in South Korea
Rent Prices in United Kingdom are 95.66% higher than in South Korea
Restaurant Prices in United Kingdom are 78.17% higher than in South Korea
Groceries Prices in United Kingdom are 41.21% lower than in South Korea
Local Purchasing Power in United Kingdom is 11.92% higher than in South Korea
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Restaurants
South Korea Edit United Kingdom Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 8,000.00 ₩
(5.08 £)
22,037.45 ₩
(14.00 £)
     +175.47 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 49,000.00 ₩
(31.13 £)
78,705.19 ₩
(50.00 £)
     +60.62 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7,000.00 ₩
(4.45 £)
9,444.62 ₩
(6.00 £)
     +34.92 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4,000.00 ₩
(2.54 £)
6,296.42 ₩
(4.00 £)
     +57.41 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6,000.00 ₩
(3.81 £)
6,296.42 ₩
(4.00 £)
     +4.94 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4,605.45 ₩
(2.93 £)
4,492.61 ₩
(2.85 £)
     -2.45 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1,757.89 ₩
(1.12 £)
2,198.08 ₩
(1.40 £)
     +25.04 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 907.43 ₩
(0.58 £)
1,597.44 ₩
(1.01 £)
     +76.04 %
Markets
South Korea Edit United Kingdom Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 9,746.08 ₩
(6.19 £)
5,634.58 ₩
(3.58 £)
     -42.19 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2,859.44 ₩
(1.82 £)
1,415.28 ₩
(0.90 £)
     -50.51 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2,084.71 ₩
(1.32 £)
964.18 ₩
(0.61 £)
     -53.75 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3,755.03 ₩
(2.39 £)
3,136.51 ₩
(1.99 £)
     -16.47 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7,699.70 ₩
(4.89 £)
4,032.82 ₩
(2.56 £)
     -47.62 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5,210.58 ₩
(3.31 £)
3,933.19 ₩
(2.50 £)
     -24.52 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 18,137.65 ₩
(11.52 £)
6,019.49 ₩
(3.82 £)
     -66.81 %
Apples (1 lb) 3,624.66 ₩
(2.30 £)
1,334.30 ₩
(0.85 £)
     -63.19 %
Banana (1 lb) 1,972.68 ₩
(1.25 £)
783.42 ₩
(0.50 £)
     -60.29 %
Oranges (1 lb) 3,054.63 ₩
(1.94 £)
1,238.42 ₩
(0.79 £)
     -59.46 %
Tomato (1 lb) 3,188.88 ₩
(2.03 £)
1,397.53 ₩
(0.89 £)
     -56.17 %
Potato (1 lb) 2,024.78 ₩
(1.29 £)
774.35 ₩
(0.49 £)
     -61.76 %
Onion (1 lb) 1,484.99 ₩
(0.94 £)
696.55 ₩
(0.44 £)
     -53.09 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2,738.62 ₩
(1.74 £)
1,105.21 ₩
(0.70 £)
     -59.64 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1,330.39 ₩
(0.85 £)
1,526.98 ₩
(0.97 £)
     +14.78 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 16,000.00 ₩
(10.16 £)
11,018.73 ₩
(7.00 £)
     -31.13 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2,594.73 ₩
(1.65 £)
2,860.52 ₩
(1.82 £)
     +10.24 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3,160.21 ₩
(2.01 £)
3,216.45 ₩
(2.04 £)
     +1.78 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 4,500.00 ₩
(2.86 £)
18,889.25 ₩
(12.00 £)
     +319.76 %
Transportation
South Korea Edit United Kingdom Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1,300.00 ₩
(0.83 £)
3,935.26 ₩
(2.50 £)
     +202.71 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 55,000.00 ₩
(34.94 £)
102,658.95 ₩
(65.22 £)
     +86.65 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3,500.00 ₩
(2.22 £)
4,722.31 ₩
(3.00 £)
     +34.92 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1,448.41 ₩
(0.92 £)
3,141.26 ₩
(2.00 £)
     +116.88 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 12,000.00 ₩
(7.62 £)
27,389.41 ₩
(17.40 £)
     +128.25 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6,513.77 ₩
(4.14 £)
9,182.06 ₩
(5.83 £)
     +40.96 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 34,500,000.00 ₩
(21,917.23 £)
33,056,181.37 ₩
(21,000.00 £)
     -4.18 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 30,945,343.59 ₩
(19,659.02 £)
33,855,627.63 ₩
(21,507.87 £)
     +9.40 %
Utilities (Monthly)
South Korea Edit United Kingdom Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 179,711.93 ₩
(114.17 £)
265,095.42 ₩
(168.41 £)
     +47.51 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 175.49 ₩
(0.11 £)
190.01 ₩
(0.12 £)
     +8.27 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 27,151.91 ₩
(17.25 £)
47,847.17 ₩
(30.40 £)
     +76.22 %
Sports And Leisure
South Korea Edit United Kingdom Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 60,569.56 ₩
(38.48 £)
48,260.13 ₩
(30.66 £)
     -20.32 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 22,855.68 ₩
(14.52 £)
16,341.37 ₩
(10.38 £)
     -28.50 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12,000.00 ₩
(7.62 £)
15,741.04 ₩
(10.00 £)
     +31.18 %
Childcare
South Korea Edit United Kingdom Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 469,970.59 ₩
(298.56 £)
1,526,448.00 ₩
(969.73 £)
     +224.80 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 26,643,684.08 ₩
(16,926.26 £)
20,699,719.98 ₩
(13,150.16 £)
     -22.31 %
Clothing And Shoes
South Korea Edit United Kingdom Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 71,014.43 ₩
(45.11 £)
95,111.89 ₩
(60.42 £)
     +33.93 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 48,855.80 ₩
(31.04 £)
46,860.58 ₩
(29.77 £)
     -4.08 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 92,801.85 ₩
(58.96 £)
100,453.19 ₩
(63.82 £)
     +8.24 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 133,899.71 ₩
(85.06 £)
100,049.04 ₩
(63.56 £)
     -25.28 %
Rent Per Month
South Korea Edit United Kingdom Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 629,214.94 ₩
(399.73 £)
1,403,624.60 ₩
(891.70 £)
     +123.08 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 431,410.27 ₩
(274.07 £)
1,031,799.06 ₩
(655.48 £)
     +139.17 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,487,233.92 ₩
(944.81 £)
2,576,025.57 ₩
(1,636.50 £)
     +73.21 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,018,085.11 ₩
(646.77 £)
1,873,267.27 ₩
(1,190.05 £)
     +84.00 %
Buy Apartment Price
South Korea Edit United Kingdom Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,798,409.52 ₩
(1,142.50 £)
597,946.78 ₩
(379.86 £)
     -66.75 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,007,497.49 ₩
(640.05 £)
454,165.85 ₩
(288.52 £)
     -54.92 %
Salaries And Financing
South Korea Edit United Kingdom Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,837,898.31 ₩
(1,802.87 £)
3,526,389.55 ₩
(2,240.25 £)
     +24.26 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.44 3.07      -10.76 %
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