Cost of Living Comparison Between South Korea and United Kingdom Reverse

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Cost of Living in United Kingdom is 2.8% higher than in South Korea (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in United Kingdom is 20.7% higher than in South Korea
Rent Prices in United Kingdom are 93.9% higher than in South Korea
Restaurant Prices in United Kingdom are 98.3% higher than in South Korea
Groceries Prices in United Kingdom are 30.2% lower than in South Korea
Local Purchasing Power in United Kingdom is 3.6% higher than in South Korea
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Restaurants
South Korea Edit United Kingdom Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 5.75 £
(10,000.00 ₩)
15.00 £
(26,077.26 ₩)
     +160.8 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 28.76 £
(50,000.00 ₩)
60.00 £
(104,309.03 ₩)
     +108.6 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 4.60 £
(8,000.00 ₩)
7.00 £
(12,169.39 ₩)
     +52.1 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 2.59 £
(4,500.00 ₩)
4.50 £
(7,823.18 ₩)
     +73.8 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.45 £
(6,000.00 ₩)
4.50 £
(7,823.18 ₩)
     +30.4 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.86 £
(4,978.59 ₩)
3.18 £
(5,532.47 ₩)
     +11.1 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.13 £
(1,969.41 ₩)
1.73 £
(3,009.77 ₩)
     +52.8 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.60 £
(1,039.13 ₩)
1.25 £
(2,175.92 ₩)
     +109.4 %
Markets
South Korea Edit United Kingdom Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 6.22 £
(10,806.12 ₩)
4.67 £
(8,125.73 ₩)
     -24.8 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.07 £
(3,605.33 ₩)
1.10 £
(1,919.15 ₩)
     -46.8 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.09 £
(1,890.71 ₩)
0.71 £
(1,239.82 ₩)
     -34.4 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.45 £
(4,255.53 ₩)
2.94 £
(5,103.08 ₩)
     +19.9 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.25 £
(7,391.10 ₩)
3.16 £
(5,494.19 ₩)
     -25.7 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.08 £
(5,353.47 ₩)
2.97 £
(5,158.14 ₩)
     -3.6 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 10.99 £
(19,107.15 ₩)
4.76 £
(8,267.36 ₩)
     -56.7 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.42 £
(4,199.58 ₩)
0.96 £
(1,668.28 ₩)
     -60.3 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.21 £
(2,099.31 ₩)
0.52 £
(906.09 ₩)
     -56.8 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.02 £
(3,507.14 ₩)
0.96 £
(1,670.08 ₩)
     -52.4 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.91 £
(3,324.05 ₩)
1.21 £
(2,100.99 ₩)
     -36.8 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.39 £
(2,421.32 ₩)
0.51 £
(880.97 ₩)
     -63.6 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.05 £
(1,820.13 ₩)
0.48 £
(826.41 ₩)
     -54.6 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.82 £
(3,167.00 ₩)
0.77 £
(1,334.83 ₩)
     -57.9 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.83 £
(1,443.25 ₩)
1.06 £
(1,846.58 ₩)
     +27.9 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 11.50 £
(20,000.00 ₩)
8.00 £
(13,907.87 ₩)
     -30.5 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.68 £
(2,923.25 ₩)
1.94 £
(3,374.92 ₩)
     +15.5 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.06 £
(3,587.43 ₩)
2.37 £
(4,117.55 ₩)
     +14.8 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 2.59 £
(4,500.00 ₩)
13.00 £
(22,600.29 ₩)
     +402.2 %
Transportation
South Korea Edit United Kingdom Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.83 £
(1,450.00 ₩)
2.40 £
(4,172.36 ₩)
     +187.7 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 34.80 £
(60,500.00 ₩)
69.57 £
(120,938.00 ₩)
     +99.9 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.42 £
(4,200.00 ₩)
3.00 £
(5,215.45 ₩)
     +24.2 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 0.93 £
(1,609.34 ₩)
2.00 £
(3,469.30 ₩)
     +115.6 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 6.90 £
(12,000.00 ₩)
17.40 £
(30,249.62 ₩)
     +152.1 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.62 £
(6,297.58 ₩)
5.69 £
(9,896.37 ₩)
     +57.1 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,703.40 £
(37,731,000.00 ₩)
28,285.00 £
(49,173,013.36 ₩)
     +30.3 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 18,613.23 £
(32,358,800.79 ₩)
24,935.92 £
(43,350,683.53 ₩)
     +34.0 %
Utilities (Monthly)
South Korea Edit United Kingdom Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 129.65 £
(225,394.97 ₩)
250.35 £
(435,225.14 ₩)
     +93.1 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 35.44 £
(61,614.13 ₩)
12.37 £
(21,497.15 ₩)
     -65.1 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 16.91 £
(29,389.75 ₩)
30.56 £
(53,131.70 ₩)
     +80.8 %
Sports And Leisure
South Korea Edit United Kingdom Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 36.17 £
(62,884.43 ₩)
32.49 £
(56,483.87 ₩)
     -10.2 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 13.47 £
(23,412.63 ₩)
10.95 £
(19,044.07 ₩)
     -18.7 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 8.63 £
(15,000.00 ₩)
10.00 £
(17,384.84 ₩)
     +15.9 %
Childcare
South Korea Edit United Kingdom Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 272.46 £
(473,666.67 ₩)
1,239.86 £
(2,155,478.90 ₩)
     +355.1 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 16,366.72 £
(28,453,268.55 ₩)
14,875.92 £
(25,861,546.10 ₩)
     -9.1 %
Clothing And Shoes
South Korea Edit United Kingdom Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 43.96 £
(76,421.35 ₩)
63.97 £
(111,204.31 ₩)
     +45.5 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 32.50 £
(56,504.88 ₩)
31.40 £
(54,592.33 ₩)
     -3.4 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 62.65 £
(108,921.57 ₩)
73.79 £
(128,285.18 ₩)
     +17.8 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 87.05 £
(151,334.69 ₩)
74.60 £
(129,690.67 ₩)
     -14.3 %
Rent Per Month
South Korea Edit United Kingdom Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 400.65 £
(696,515.15 ₩)
1,047.79 £
(1,821,561.00 ₩)
     +161.5 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 288.66 £
(501,825.91 ₩)
873.50 £
(1,518,563.53 ₩)
     +202.6 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,173.03 £
(2,039,285.71 ₩)
1,740.63 £
(3,026,063.02 ₩)
     +48.4 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 719.37 £
(1,250,612.24 ₩)
1,343.94 £
(2,336,419.46 ₩)
     +86.8 %
Buy Apartment Price
South Korea Edit United Kingdom Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 839.11 £
(1,458,776.53 ₩)
466.02 £
(810,175.79 ₩)
     -44.5 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 564.00 £
(980,504.16 ₩)
348.27 £
(605,466.72 ₩)
     -38.2 %
Salaries And Financing
South Korea Edit United Kingdom Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,910.22 £
(3,320,882.79 ₩)
2,388.34 £
(4,152,085.56 ₩)
     +25.0 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.71 5.88      +24.9 %
Last update: May 2024May 2024
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