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Gold Coast vs Seoul
Glc vs Sel

Average net salary (After tax)

Seoul
Gold Coast

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Sel
Glc
Outside city centre
Sel
Glc

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Sel
Glc
Outside city centre
Sel
Glc

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Sel
Glc
Outside city centre
Sel
Glc

Mortgage rates

Seoul
4.5%
Gold Coast
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Seoul
Gold Coast

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Sel
Glc

Mobile phone data

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

Sel
Glc

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Sel
Glc

Monthly pass

Regular price

Sel
Glc

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Seoul
Gold Coast

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Sel
Glc
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Seoul
Gold Coast

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Sel
Glc
Lettuce 1 head
Sel
Glc
Tomatoes 1kg
Sel
Glc

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Sel
Glc
Oranges 1 head
Sel
Glc
Bananas 1kg
Sel
Glc

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Seoul
4.5%
Gold Coast
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Seoul are 17.14% higher than in Gold Coast

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Sel
Glc
Market 0.5L bottle
Sel
Glc

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Sel
Glc
Market 0.33L bottle
Sel
Glc

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Seoul
5
Gold Coast

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Sel
Glc

Summer dress

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

Sel
Glc

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Seoul
$15.33
Gold Coast
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Sel $4,070.74/mth
Glc $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Sel $4,070.74/mth
Glc $4,070.74/mth