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Seoul vs Kiev
Sel vs Kbp

Average net salary (After tax)

Kiev
Seoul

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Kbp
Sel
Outside city centre
Kbp
Sel

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Kbp
Sel
Outside city centre
Kbp
Sel

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Kbp
Sel
Outside city centre
Kbp
Sel

Mortgage rates

Kiev
4.5%
Seoul
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Kiev
Seoul

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Kbp
Sel

Mobile phone data

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

Kbp
Sel

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Kbp
Sel

Monthly pass

Regular price

Kbp
Sel

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Kiev
Seoul

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Kbp
Sel
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Kiev
Seoul

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Kbp
Sel
Lettuce 1 head
Kbp
Sel
Tomatoes 1kg
Kbp
Sel

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Kbp
Sel
Oranges 1 head
Kbp
Sel
Bananas 1kg
Kbp
Sel

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Kiev
4.5%
Seoul
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Kiev are 17.14% higher than in Seoul

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Kbp
Sel
Market 0.5L bottle
Kbp
Sel

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Kbp
Sel
Market 0.33L bottle
Kbp
Sel

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Kiev
5
Seoul

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Kbp
Sel

Summer dress

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

Kbp
Sel

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Kiev
$15.33
Seoul
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Kbp $4,070.74/mth
Sel $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Kbp $4,070.74/mth
Sel $4,070.74/mth