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St Petersberg vs Seoul
Spg vs Sel

Average net salary (After tax)

Seoul
St Petersberg

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Sel
Spg
Outside city centre
Sel
Spg

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Sel
Spg
Outside city centre
Sel
Spg

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Sel
Spg
Outside city centre
Sel
Spg

Mortgage rates

Seoul
4.5%
St Petersberg
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Seoul
St Petersberg

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Sel
Spg

Mobile phone data

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

Sel
Spg

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Sel
Spg

Monthly pass

Regular price

Sel
Spg

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Seoul
St Petersberg

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Sel
Spg
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Seoul
St Petersberg

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Sel
Spg
Lettuce 1 head
Sel
Spg
Tomatoes 1kg
Sel
Spg

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Sel
Spg
Oranges 1 head
Sel
Spg
Bananas 1kg
Sel
Spg

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Seoul
4.5%
St Petersberg
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Seoul are 17.14% higher than in St Petersberg

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Sel
Spg
Market 0.5L bottle
Sel
Spg

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Sel
Spg
Market 0.33L bottle
Sel
Spg

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Seoul
5
St Petersberg

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Sel
Spg

Summer dress

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

Sel
Spg

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Seoul
$15.33
St Petersberg
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Sel $4,070.74/mth
Spg $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Sel $4,070.74/mth
Spg $4,070.74/mth