South Korea vs Italy cost of living comparison

Cost of living in South Korea

Supermarket prices in South Korea
Milk (1L / 0.26Gallon) 2.04 (USD)
Eggs (30 pack) 6.29 (USD)
White bread (100g loaf) 0.5 (USD)
Rice (1kg / 2.2lbs) 3.71 (USD)
Cheese (1kg / 2.2lbs) 17.07 (USD)
Chicken breast (1kg / 2.2lbs) 8.91 (USD)
Beef steak (1kg / 2.2lbs) 26.58 (USD)
Banana (1kg / 2.2lbs) 3.52 (USD)
Oranges (1kg / 2.2lbs) 5.05 (USD)
Apples (1kg / 2.2lbs) 6.14 (USD)
Onions (1kg / 2.2lbs) 2.43 (USD)
Potato (1kg / 2.2lbs) 3.64 (USD)
Tomato (1kg / 2.2lbs) 5.82 (USD)
Lettuce (1 leaf) 2.11 (USD)
Bottle of Water (1.5L / 50oz) 1.08 (USD)
Bottle of Red Wine 12.65 (USD)
Local beer (33cl / 11oz) 1.4 (USD)
Imported beer (33cl / 11oz) 2.72 (USD)
Pack of cigarettes (20 units) 3.58 (USD)

Restaurant prices in South Korea
Fast food meal (MCD Big mac) 5.49 (USD)
Meal in cheap restaurant 6.42 (USD)
Meal in high end restaurant 31.81 (USD)
Bottle of Water (33cl / 11oz) 0.73 (USD)
Cup of coffee 3.5 (USD)
Limonade (Coca cola) 1.39 (USD)
Local beer (33cl / 11oz) 2.03 (USD)
Imported beer (33cl / 11oz) 4.5 (USD)

Shopping prices in South Korea
Sport shoes (Nike / Adidas) 75.2 (USD)
Mens Dress shoes 120.18 (USD)
High quality jeans 59.86 (USD)
womens summer dress 42.34 (USD)

Transportation in South Korea
Taxi minimum charge 3 (USD)
Taxi fare (1km / 0.6mile) 0.67 (USD)
Taxi 1 hour waiting 10.14 (USD)
Bus or metro ticket (One way) 1.04 (USD)
One month pass 43.73 (USD)
Gas price (1Liter / 0.26Gallon) 1.23 (USD)
Compact car (Honda Civic) 25445 (USD)
Family car (Toyota corolla) 23239 (USD)

Rent prices in South Korea
1 bedroom flat in city center 579 (USD)
3 bedrooms flat in city center 1598 (USD)
1 bedroom flat outside city center 402 (USD)
3 bedrooms flat outside city center 900 (USD)
Square meter in city center 10914 (USD)
Square meter outside city center 5630 (USD)

Home and utilities in South Korea
Family monthly ( Electricity, Water) 138 (USD)
50 mbps unlimited internet 22 (USD)
Local calls mobile tariff for 1 mn 0.12 (USD)

School and Kindergarten in South Korea
Kindergarten or preschool monthly fees 357 (USD)
Average primary school yearly fees 19018 (USD)

Gym and activities in South Korea
Gym monthly membership cost 53.22 (USD)
1 hour tennis court rental 19.65 (USD)
Cinema ticket price 9.11 (USD)

Salaries and interest in South Korea
Average monthly net salary 2170 (USD)
Average yearly interest rates on home loans 3.3 %

Cost of living in Italy

Supermarket prices in Italy
Milk (1L / 0.26Gallon) 1.24 (USD)
Eggs (30 pack) 7.44 (USD)
White bread (100g loaf) 0.35 (USD)
Rice (1kg / 2.2lbs) 2.16 (USD)
Cheese (1kg / 2.2lbs) 14.5 (USD)
Chicken breast (1kg / 2.2lbs) 9.54 (USD)
Beef steak (1kg / 2.2lbs) 17.72 (USD)
Banana (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.93 (USD)
Oranges (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.97 (USD)
Apples (1kg / 2.2lbs) 2.01 (USD)
Onions (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.45 (USD)
Potato (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.31 (USD)
Tomato (1kg / 2.2lbs) 2.33 (USD)
Lettuce (1 leaf) 1.14 (USD)
Bottle of Water (1.5L / 50oz) 0.46 (USD)
Bottle of Red Wine 5.46 (USD)
Local beer (33cl / 11oz) 0.99 (USD)
Imported beer (33cl / 11oz) 1.93 (USD)
Pack of cigarettes (20 units) 5.94 (USD)

Restaurant prices in Italy
Fast food meal (MCD Big mac) 8.46 (USD)
Meal in cheap restaurant 16.71 (USD)
Meal in high end restaurant 55.15 (USD)
Bottle of Water (33cl / 11oz) 1.11 (USD)
Cup of coffee 1.5 (USD)
Limonade (Coca cola) 2.43 (USD)
Local beer (33cl / 11oz) 3.21 (USD)
Imported beer (33cl / 11oz) 4.5 (USD)

Shopping prices in Italy
Sport shoes (Nike / Adidas) 91.37 (USD)
Mens Dress shoes 121.1 (USD)
High quality jeans 85.39 (USD)
womens summer dress 32.78 (USD)

Transportation in Italy
Taxi minimum charge 5.3 (USD)
Taxi fare (1km / 0.6mile) 1.47 (USD)
Taxi 1 hour waiting 30.61 (USD)
Bus or metro ticket (One way) 1.66 (USD)
One month pass 38.22 (USD)
Gas price (1Liter / 0.26Gallon) 1.78 (USD)
Compact car (Honda Civic) 24514 (USD)
Family car (Toyota corolla) 26449 (USD)

Rent prices in Italy
1 bedroom flat in city center 675 (USD)
3 bedrooms flat in city center 1227 (USD)
1 bedroom flat outside city center 510 (USD)
3 bedrooms flat outside city center 901 (USD)
Square meter in city center 3925 (USD)
Square meter outside city center 2279 (USD)

Home and utilities in Italy
Family monthly ( Electricity, Water) 174 (USD)
50 mbps unlimited internet 33 (USD)
Local calls mobile tariff for 1 mn 0.14 (USD)

School and Kindergarten in Italy
Kindergarten or preschool monthly fees 469 (USD)
Average primary school yearly fees 12293 (USD)

Gym and activities in Italy
Gym monthly membership cost 54.84 (USD)
1 hour tennis court rental 22.28 (USD)
Cinema ticket price 9.28 (USD)

Salaries and interest in Italy
Average monthly net salary 1529 (USD)
Average yearly interest rates on home loans 2.03 %