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Geneva vs Seoul
Gva vs Sel

Average net salary (After tax)

Seoul
Geneva

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Sel
Gva
Outside city centre
Sel
Gva

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Sel
Gva
Outside city centre
Sel
Gva

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Sel
Gva
Outside city centre
Sel
Gva

Mortgage rates

Seoul
4.5%
Geneva
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

Electricity, heating, water, Garbage for a 85m2 Apartment

Seoul
Geneva

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Sel
Gva

Mobile phone data

One-minute local prepaid call (no plan or discount)

Sel
Gva

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Sel
Gva

Monthly pass

Regular price

Sel
Gva

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Seoul
Geneva

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Sel
Gva
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

Milk 1L
Sel
Gva
White bread 500g
Sel
Gva
Eggs 12
Sel
Gva
White rice 1kg
Sel
Gva

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Seoul
Geneva

Meat & cheese

Chicken breasts 1kg
Sel
Gva
Beef round 1kg
Sel
Gva
Local cheese 1kg
Sel
Gva

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Sel
Gva
Lettuce 1 head
Sel
Gva
Tomatoes 1kg
Sel
Gva

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Sel
Gva
Oranges 1 head
Sel
Gva
Bananas 1kg
Sel
Gva

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

Inexpensive restaurant 2 meals
Sel $4,070.74/mth
Gva $4,070.74/mth
Mid-range restaurant Three-course meal for two people
Sel $4,070.74/mth
Gva $4,070.74/mth

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Seoul
4.5%
Geneva
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Seoul are 17.14% higher than in Geneva

Drinks

Coke/Pepsi 0.33L
bottle
Sel $4,070.74/mth
Gva $4,070.74/mth
Water 0.33L
bottle
Sel $4,070.74/mth
Gva $4,070.74/mth
Cappuccino regular
Sel $4,070.74/mth
Gva $4,070.74/mth

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Sel
Gva
Market 0.5L bottle
Sel
Gva

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Sel
Gva
Market 0.33L bottle
Sel
Gva

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Seoul
5
Geneva

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Sel
Gva

Summer dress

From a chain store (e.g. Zara, H&M)

Sel
Gva

Shoes

1 pair Nike shoes
Sel
Gva
1 pair men's leather shoes
Sel
Gva

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Seoul
$15.33
Geneva
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Sel $4,070.74/mth
Gva $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Sel $4,070.74/mth
Gva $4,070.74/mth