Cost of Living Comparison Between Sweden and South Korea Reverse

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Consumer Prices in South Korea are 0.9% higher than in Sweden (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in South Korea are 6.2% lower than in Sweden
Rent Prices in South Korea are 27.8% lower than in Sweden
Restaurant Prices in South Korea are 42.9% lower than in Sweden
Groceries Prices in South Korea are 31.8% higher than in Sweden
Local Purchasing Power in South Korea is 4.8% lower than in Sweden
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Restaurants
Sweden Edit South Korea Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 120.00 kr
(15,456.07 ₩)
69.88 kr
(9,000.00 ₩)
     -41.8 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 800.00 kr
(103,040.47 ₩)
388.20 kr
(50,000.00 ₩)
     -51.5 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 100.00 kr
(12,880.06 ₩)
62.11 kr
(8,000.00 ₩)
     -37.9 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 75.00 kr
(9,660.04 ₩)
34.94 kr
(4,500.00 ₩)
     -53.4 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 70.00 kr
(9,016.04 ₩)
46.58 kr
(6,000.00 ₩)
     -33.5 %
Cappuccino (regular) 42.49 kr
(5,472.79 ₩)
38.16 kr
(4,914.55 ₩)
     -10.2 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 23.44 kr
(3,019.36 ₩)
15.14 kr
(1,950.40 ₩)
     -35.4 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 21.01 kr
(2,705.96 ₩)
7.68 kr
(989.79 ₩)
     -63.4 %
Markets
Sweden Edit South Korea Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 62.16 kr
(8,006.33 ₩)
83.11 kr
(10,704.50 ₩)
     +33.7 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 27.08 kr
(3,487.96 ₩)
27.23 kr
(3,506.92 ₩)
     +0.5 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 16.11 kr
(2,074.46 ₩)
14.76 kr
(1,901.02 ₩)
     -8.4 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 41.93 kr
(5,400.54 ₩)
32.83 kr
(4,229.16 ₩)
     -21.7 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 53.74 kr
(6,922.36 ₩)
55.99 kr
(7,211.76 ₩)
     +4.2 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 56.47 kr
(7,273.60 ₩)
40.17 kr
(5,174.38 ₩)
     -28.9 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 79.17 kr
(10,197.71 ₩)
152.03 kr
(19,581.04 ₩)
     +92.0 %
Apples (1 lb) 13.39 kr
(1,724.34 ₩)
31.98 kr
(4,119.60 ₩)
     +138.9 %
Banana (1 lb) 12.06 kr
(1,553.18 ₩)
16.23 kr
(2,090.59 ₩)
     +34.6 %
Oranges (1 lb) 14.01 kr
(1,804.98 ₩)
27.05 kr
(3,484.51 ₩)
     +93.0 %
Tomato (1 lb) 20.73 kr
(2,670.04 ₩)
25.49 kr
(3,282.91 ₩)
     +23.0 %
Potato (1 lb) 7.18 kr
(924.41 ₩)
18.43 kr
(2,373.79 ₩)
     +156.8 %
Onion (1 lb) 8.12 kr
(1,045.74 ₩)
13.89 kr
(1,789.65 ₩)
     +71.1 %
Lettuce (1 head) 22.42 kr
(2,887.69 ₩)
23.82 kr
(3,067.61 ₩)
     +6.2 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 14.87 kr
(1,915.59 ₩)
11.15 kr
(1,436.07 ₩)
     -25.0 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 100.00 kr
(12,880.06 ₩)
155.28 kr
(20,000.00 ₩)
     +55.3 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 20.23 kr
(2,606.19 ₩)
22.62 kr
(2,913.82 ₩)
     +11.8 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 21.21 kr
(2,732.35 ₩)
27.40 kr
(3,529.75 ₩)
     +29.2 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 70.00 kr
(9,016.04 ₩)
34.94 kr
(4,500.00 ₩)
     -50.1 %
Transportation
Sweden Edit South Korea Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 35.00 kr
(4,508.02 ₩)
10.87 kr
(1,400.00 ₩)
     -68.9 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 845.00 kr
(108,836.49 ₩)
465.84 kr
(60,000.00 ₩)
     -44.9 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 60.00 kr
(7,728.03 ₩)
31.06 kr
(4,000.00 ₩)
     -48.2 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 30.58 kr
(3,938.41 ₩)
12.49 kr
(1,609.34 ₩)
     -59.1 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 590.00 kr
(75,992.34 ₩)
93.17 kr
(12,000.00 ₩)
     -84.2 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 74.93 kr
(9,651.22 ₩)
49.58 kr
(6,385.37 ₩)
     -33.8 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 309,000.00 kr
(39,799,380.20 ₩)
292,941.22 kr
(37,731,000.00 ₩)
     -5.2 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 309,670.89 kr
(39,885,790.71 ₩)
250,005.90 kr
(32,200,906.05 ₩)
     -19.3 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Sweden Edit South Korea Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 1,045.92 kr
(134,715.31 ₩)
1,715.34 kr
(220,936.45 ₩)
     +64.0 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 290.37 kr
(37,399.98 ₩)
493.06 kr
(63,506.25 ₩)
     +69.8 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 322.87 kr
(41,585.33 ₩)
221.98 kr
(28,591.66 ₩)
     -31.2 %
Sports And Leisure
Sweden Edit South Korea Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 381.33 kr
(49,114.92 ₩)
482.44 kr
(62,138.08 ₩)
     +26.5 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 268.44 kr
(34,575.48 ₩)
169.27 kr
(21,802.11 ₩)
     -36.9 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 150.00 kr
(19,320.09 ₩)
108.70 kr
(14,000.00 ₩)
     -27.5 %
Childcare
Sweden Edit South Korea Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,394.84 kr
(179,656.28 ₩)
3,588.73 kr
(462,230.77 ₩)
     +157.3 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 27,157.39 kr
(3,497,887.93 ₩)
212,369.14 kr
(27,353,268.55 ₩)
     +682.0 %
Clothing And Shoes
Sweden Edit South Korea Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 865.29 kr
(111,450.39 ₩)
608.79 kr
(78,413.09 ₩)
     -29.6 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 389.15 kr
(50,123.31 ₩)
443.47 kr
(57,119.03 ₩)
     +14.0 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 927.83 kr
(119,504.61 ₩)
845.14 kr
(108,854.17 ₩)
     -8.9 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 1,308.56 kr
(168,543.34 ₩)
1,176.82 kr
(151,575.39 ₩)
     -10.1 %
Rent Per Month
Sweden Edit South Korea Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 10,501.42 kr
(1,352,588.99 ₩)
5,022.67 kr
(646,923.08 ₩)
     -52.2 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 7,531.95 kr
(970,119.04 ₩)
3,709.25 kr
(477,753.58 ₩)
     -50.8 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 15,640.70 kr
(2,014,531.12 ₩)
15,337.31 kr
(1,975,454.55 ₩)
     -1.9 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 12,323.92 kr
(1,587,328.12 ₩)
9,131.00 kr
(1,176,078.43 ₩)
     -25.9 %
Buy Apartment Price
Sweden Edit South Korea Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 5,223.44 kr
(672,782.30 ₩)
11,323.60 kr
(1,458,486.41 ₩)
     +116.8 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 3,278.12 kr
(422,223.84 ₩)
7,694.23 kr
(991,021.21 ₩)
     +134.7 %
Salaries And Financing
Sweden Edit South Korea Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 28,827.25 kr
(3,712,966.29 ₩)
25,733.02 kr
(3,314,428.27 ₩)
     -10.7 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.75 4.48      -5.7 %
Last update: February 2024February 2024
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