Cost of Living Comparison Between South Korea and United Kingdom Reverse

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Cost of Living in United Kingdom is 3.9% higher than in South Korea (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in United Kingdom is 22.0% higher than in South Korea
Rent Prices in United Kingdom are 95.8% higher than in South Korea
Restaurant Prices in United Kingdom are 100.2% higher than in South Korea
Groceries Prices in United Kingdom are 29.3% lower than in South Korea
Local Purchasing Power in United Kingdom is 4.8% higher than in South Korea
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Restaurants
South Korea Edit United Kingdom Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10,000.00 ₩
(5.70 £)
26,313.68 ₩
(15.00 £)
     +163.1 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50,000.00 ₩
(28.50 £)
105,254.72 ₩
(60.00 £)
     +110.5 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8,000.00 ₩
(4.56 £)
12,279.72 ₩
(7.00 £)
     +53.5 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4,500.00 ₩
(2.57 £)
7,894.10 ₩
(4.50 £)
     +75.4 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6,000.00 ₩
(3.42 £)
7,894.10 ₩
(4.50 £)
     +31.6 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4,984.48 ₩
(2.84 £)
5,613.42 ₩
(3.20 £)
     +12.6 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1,971.42 ₩
(1.12 £)
3,043.77 ₩
(1.74 £)
     +54.4 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1,026.92 ₩
(0.59 £)
2,195.56 ₩
(1.25 £)
     +113.8 %
Markets
South Korea Edit United Kingdom Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 10,748.91 ₩
(6.13 £)
8,188.02 ₩
(4.67 £)
     -23.8 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3,683.25 ₩
(2.10 £)
1,942.00 ₩
(1.11 £)
     -47.3 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1,931.38 ₩
(1.10 £)
1,248.84 ₩
(0.71 £)
     -35.3 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4,311.89 ₩
(2.46 £)
5,146.44 ₩
(2.93 £)
     +19.4 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7,350.15 ₩
(4.19 £)
5,552.91 ₩
(3.17 £)
     -24.5 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5,389.92 ₩
(3.07 £)
5,211.22 ₩
(2.97 £)
     -3.3 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 19,313.33 ₩
(11.01 £)
8,338.20 ₩
(4.75 £)
     -56.8 %
Apples (1 lb) 4,218.59 ₩
(2.40 £)
1,691.17 ₩
(0.96 £)
     -59.9 %
Banana (1 lb) 2,090.22 ₩
(1.19 £)
923.44 ₩
(0.53 £)
     -55.8 %
Oranges (1 lb) 3,465.52 ₩
(1.98 £)
1,682.92 ₩
(0.96 £)
     -51.4 %
Tomato (1 lb) 3,300.88 ₩
(1.88 £)
2,134.28 ₩
(1.22 £)
     -35.3 %
Potato (1 lb) 2,356.03 ₩
(1.34 £)
890.97 ₩
(0.51 £)
     -62.2 %
Onion (1 lb) 1,828.67 ₩
(1.04 £)
846.53 ₩
(0.48 £)
     -53.7 %
Lettuce (1 head) 3,189.52 ₩
(1.82 £)
1,357.41 ₩
(0.77 £)
     -57.4 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1,462.93 ₩
(0.83 £)
1,869.42 ₩
(1.07 £)
     +27.8 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 20,000.00 ₩
(11.40 £)
14,033.96 ₩
(8.00 £)
     -29.8 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2,928.89 ₩
(1.67 £)
3,402.36 ₩
(1.94 £)
     +16.2 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3,554.84 ₩
(2.03 £)
4,177.71 ₩
(2.38 £)
     +17.5 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 4,500.00 ₩
(2.57 £)
23,419.18 ₩
(13.35 £)
     +420.4 %
Transportation
South Korea Edit United Kingdom Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1,450.00 ₩
(0.83 £)
4,210.19 ₩
(2.40 £)
     +190.4 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 60,000.00 ₩
(34.20 £)
122,797.18 ₩
(70.00 £)
     +104.7 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4,300.00 ₩
(2.45 £)
5,262.74 ₩
(3.00 £)
     +22.4 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1,609.34 ₩
(0.92 £)
3,500.75 ₩
(2.00 £)
     +117.5 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 12,000.00 ₩
(6.84 £)
30,523.87 ₩
(17.40 £)
     +154.4 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6,275.36 ₩
(3.58 £)
9,946.49 ₩
(5.67 £)
     +58.5 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 37,731,000.00 ₩
(21,508.39 £)
49,618,831.08 ₩
(28,285.00 £)
     +31.5 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 32,090,379.74 ₩
(18,292.98 £)
44,063,663.87 ₩
(25,118.30 £)
     +37.3 %
Utilities (Monthly)
South Korea Edit United Kingdom Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 227,943.22 ₩
(129.94 £)
440,156.42 ₩
(250.91 £)
     +93.1 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 60,750.00 ₩
(34.63 £)
21,697.41 ₩
(12.37 £)
     -64.3 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 29,273.28 ₩
(16.69 £)
53,690.48 ₩
(30.61 £)
     +83.4 %
Sports And Leisure
South Korea Edit United Kingdom Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 64,405.72 ₩
(36.71 £)
57,382.62 ₩
(32.71 £)
     -10.9 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 23,412.63 ₩
(13.35 £)
19,353.97 ₩
(11.03 £)
     -17.3 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15,000.00 ₩
(8.55 £)
17,542.45 ₩
(10.00 £)
     +16.9 %
Childcare
South Korea Edit United Kingdom Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 468,720.00 ₩
(267.19 £)
2,188,791.79 ₩
(1,247.71 £)
     +367.0 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 28,008,359.68 ₩
(15,966.04 £)
26,067,998.64 ₩
(14,859.95 £)
     -6.9 %
Clothing And Shoes
South Korea Edit United Kingdom Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 77,193.48 ₩
(44.00 £)
111,725.30 ₩
(63.69 £)
     +44.7 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 58,319.03 ₩
(33.24 £)
55,581.53 ₩
(31.68 £)
     -4.7 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 109,711.54 ₩
(62.54 £)
130,151.37 ₩
(74.19 £)
     +18.6 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 152,686.50 ₩
(87.04 £)
131,181.41 ₩
(74.78 £)
     -14.1 %
Rent Per Month
South Korea Edit United Kingdom Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 696,515.15 ₩
(397.05 £)
1,854,131.20 ₩
(1,056.94 £)
     +166.2 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 501,939.20 ₩
(286.13 £)
1,521,577.70 ₩
(867.37 £)
     +203.1 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,049,090.91 ₩
(1,168.08 £)
3,066,219.94 ₩
(1,747.89 £)
     +49.6 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,250,612.24 ₩
(712.91 £)
2,363,396.82 ₩
(1,347.24 £)
     +89.0 %
Buy Apartment Price
South Korea Edit United Kingdom Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,533,807.69 ₩
(874.34 £)
816,731.75 ₩
(465.57 £)
     -46.8 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 984,627.85 ₩
(561.28 £)
614,729.80 ₩
(350.42 £)
     -37.6 %
Salaries And Financing
South Korea Edit United Kingdom Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,299,701.14 ₩
(1,880.98 £)
4,216,923.87 ₩
(2,403.84 £)
     +27.8 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.74 5.87      +23.9 %
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