Price Rankings for Seoul, South Korea

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World Ranking

3rd Most Expensive Banana (1kg) (Markets) out of 418 Cities in the World.
9th Most Expensive Apples (1kg) (Markets) out of 416 Cities in the World.
23th Most Expensive Milk (regular), (1 liter) (Markets) out of 421 Cities in the World.

Asia Ranking

1st Most Expensive Banana (1kg) (Markets) out of 98 Cities in Asia
2nd Most Expensive Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) (Markets) out of 99 Cities in Asia
2nd Most Expensive Rice (white), (1kg) (Markets) out of 98 Cities in Asia

Eastern Asia Ranking

4th Cheapest Local Cheese (1kg) (Markets) out of 16 Cities in Eastern Asia
4th Cheapest Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) (Markets) out of 14 Cities in Eastern Asia
1st Most Expensive Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data (Utilities (Monthly)) out of 18 Cities in Eastern Asia
1st Most Expensive Chicken Fillets (1kg) (Markets) out of 18 Cities in Eastern Asia
1st Most Expensive Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) (Markets) out of 18 Cities in Eastern Asia

RestaurantsValue World
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10,000.00 ₩ Low 297th/415 25th/97 2nd/18
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 70,000.00 ₩ Moderate 220th/405 18th/94 3rd/18
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8,000.00 ₩ Low 275th/358 38th/93 2nd/18
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5,000.00 ₩ Moderate 204th/390 15th/84 3rd/18
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7,000.00 ₩ High 142th/375 16th/78 4th/17
Cappuccino (regular) 5,234.77 ₩ High 132th/414 18th/94 3rd/18
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2,075.68 ₩ Moderate 246th/418 9th/99 2nd/18
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1,085.69 ₩ Low 264th/415 13th/98 3rd/18
MarketsValue World
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 11,014.21 ₩ Very High 23th/421 11st/99 9th/18
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3,781.09 ₩ Very High 58th/418 2nd/99 2nd/18
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2,108.89 ₩ Very High 65th/413 2nd/98 2nd/18
Eggs (regular) (12) 4,479.11 ₩ Moderate 169th/410 12th/99 4th/18
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7,207.72 ₩ Moderate 165th/411 28th/93 13th/16
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 6,336.94 ₩ High 147th/416 3rd/99 1st/18
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 24,542.37 ₩ Very High 6th/399 1st/93 1st/16
Apples (1 lb) 4,152.23 ₩ Very High 9th/416 2nd/97 1st/17
Banana (1 lb) 2,180.75 ₩ Very High 3rd/418 1st/98 1st/17
Oranges (1 lb) 3,618.93 ₩ Very High 11st/386 2nd/94 1st/16
Tomato (1 lb) 3,667.50 ₩ Very High 15th/392 1st/94 1st/15
Potato (1 lb) 2,592.62 ₩ Very High 10th/404 1st/96 1st/15
Onion (1 lb) 1,952.59 ₩ Very High 29th/400 3rd/94 1st/15
Lettuce (1 head) 3,315.74 ₩ Very High 38th/393 2nd/87 1st/17
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1,526.92 ₩ High 130th/413 8th/99 4th/18
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 25,000.00 ₩ Very High 11st/392 7th/80 2nd/17
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3,382.80 ₩ Very High 59th/381 10th/83 1st/18
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3,884.30 ₩ High 118th/364 30th/77 3rd/15
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 4,500.00 ₩ Low 256th/344 50th/85 11st/14
TransportationValue World
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1,450.00 ₩ Moderate 210th/360 19th/80 4th/17
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 61,000.00 ₩ Moderate 124th/244 14th/53 3rd/10
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4,800.00 ₩ High 79th/260 8th/81 1st/17
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1,609.34 ₩ Low 127th/200 23th/74 5th/14
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 12,000.00 ₩ Moderate 87th/153 10th/52 5th/9
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6,359.53 ₩ Moderate 251st/419 29th/97 3rd/18
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 37,731,000.00 ₩ Moderate 90th/165 24th/49 3rd/7
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 33,894,531.25 ₩ Low 186th/291 34th/80 4th/14
Utilities (Monthly)Value World
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 241,511.14 ₩ Moderate 173th/406 11st/96 3rd/18
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 60,791.67 ₩ Very High 72th/406 7th/99 1st/18
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 32,460.75 ₩ Low 276th/420 35th/98 4th/18
Sports And LeisureValue World
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 69,621.21 ₩ High 92th/390 35th/99 8th/18
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 24,637.78 ₩ Moderate 104th/221 19th/66 5th/11
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15,000.00 ₩ Moderate 156th/373 18th/84 4th/18
ChildcareValue World
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 517,833.33 ₩ Moderate 151st/283 31st/78 11st/15
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 27,654,545.45 ₩ Very High 22th/189 8th/69 7th/13
Clothing And ShoesValue World
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 79,325.73 ₩ Low 249th/398 30th/95 12th/18
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 58,898.11 ₩ High 140th/358 24th/90 3rd/17
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 116,545.45 ₩ Low 246th/405 42th/97 7th/18
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 167,039.67 ₩ High 96th/370 7th/93 3rd/17
Rent Per MonthValue World
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,154,346.53 ₩ Moderate 192th/393 20th/96 5th/17
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 701,429.42 ₩ Moderate 222th/395 24th/95 5th/17
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,658,636.16 ₩ High 78th/385 11st/96 4th/17
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,111,972.51 ₩ High 123th/388 10th/90 2nd/16
Buy Apartment PriceValue World
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 2,395,703.36 ₩ Very High 5th/297 3rd/74 2nd/15
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,372,934.79 ₩ Very High 10th/286 4th/74 2nd/16
Salaries And FinancingValue World
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,006,470.78 ₩ High 131st/417 7th/99 2nd/18
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.06 Low 239th/378 60th/87 2nd/17
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