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Seoul vs Asuncion
Sel vs Asu

Average net salary (After tax)

Asuncion
Seoul

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Asu
Sel
Outside city centre
Asu
Sel

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Asu
Sel
Outside city centre
Asu
Sel

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Asu
Sel
Outside city centre
Asu
Sel

Mortgage rates

Asuncion
4.5%
Seoul
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Asuncion
Seoul

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Asu
Sel

Mobile phone data

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

Asu
Sel

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Asu
Sel

Monthly pass

Regular price

Asu
Sel

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Asuncion
Seoul

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Asu
Sel
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Asuncion
Seoul

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Asu
Sel
Lettuce 1 head
Asu
Sel
Tomatoes 1kg
Asu
Sel

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Asu
Sel
Oranges 1 head
Asu
Sel
Bananas 1kg
Asu
Sel

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Asuncion
4.5%
Seoul
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Asuncion are 17.14% higher than in Seoul

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Asu
Sel
Market 0.5L bottle
Asu
Sel

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Asu
Sel
Market 0.33L bottle
Asu
Sel

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Asuncion
5
Seoul

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Asu
Sel

Summer dress

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

Asu
Sel

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Asuncion
$15.33
Seoul
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Asu $4,070.74/mth
Sel $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Asu $4,070.74/mth
Sel $4,070.74/mth