South Korea - prices and cost of living

The tables show the prices of 22 products and services. The last update: September 2020. Select a product or service to compare the prices to other countries.
Basic food items
Price
Price (USD)
Date
Measure
1130.00 KRW
0.99 USD
Mar/2020
1 kg
The flour prices are for wheat flour of 1 kilogram. Adjustments were made to the various measuring units across countries to arrive at a uniform measure of one kilo. In each country, we identified the leading flour brand and collected its prices from the largest food stores.
3666.00 KRW
3.23 USD
Mar/2020
1 kg
The rice prices are for long grain white rice of 1 kilogram. Adjustments were made to the various measuring units across countries to arrive at a uniform measure of one kilo. In each country, we identified the leading rice brand and collected its prices from the largest food stores.
1580.00 KRW
1.39 USD
Mar/2020
1 kg
The sugar prices are for white sugar of 1 kilogram. Adjustments were made to the various measuring units across countries to arrive at a uniform measure of one kilo. In each country, we identified the leading sugar brand and collected its prices from the largest food stores.
795.00 KRW
0.70 USD
Mar/2020
1 kg
The salt prices are for table salt of 1 kilogram. Adjustments were made to the various measuring units across countries to arrive at a uniform measure of one kilo. In each country, we identified the leading salt brand and collected its prices from the largest food stores.
2680.00 KRW
2.36 USD
Jan/2020
1 liter
The milk prices are for semi-skim milk with fat content between 1.5% and 2.5% depending on the specifics of each country. Adjustments were made to the various measuring units across countries to arrive at a uniform measure of one liter. In each country, we identified the leading milk brand and collected its prices from the largest food stores.
2312.00 KRW
2.03 USD
Jan/2020
12 pcs
The price of eggs is for 12 pieces of M-sized eggs depending on the specifics of each country. The prices are collected from the largest food stores.
2590.00 KRW
2.28 USD
Mar/2020
1 l
The cooking oil prices are for the most widely used type of cooking oil in each country. Adjustments were made to the various measuring units across countries to arrive at a uniform measure of one liter. In each country, we identified the leading cooking oil brand and collected its prices from the largest food stores.
70000.00 KRW
61.60 USD
Sep/2020
1 kg
The beef meat prices are for raw beef meat for cooking per 1 kilogram. Adjustments were made to the various measuring units across countries to arrive at a uniform measure of one kilo. In each country we collected the prices from the largest food stores.
Fruit and vegetables
Price
Price (USD)
Date
Measure
4967.00 KRW
4.37 USD
Apr/2020
1 kg
The potato prices are for one kilogram of russet or similar potatoes depending on the country. Adjustments were made to the various measuring units across countries to arrive at a uniform measure of one kilogram. The potato prices are collected from the largest food stores.
3280.00 KRW
2.89 USD
Sep/2020
1 kg
The onion prices are for one kilogram of brown onions. Adjustments were made to the various measuring units across countries to arrive at a uniform measure of one kilogram. The onion prices are collected from the largest food stores.
4100.00 KRW
3.61 USD
Aug/2020
1 kg
4787.00 KRW
4.21 USD
Apr/2020
1 kg
The apple prices are for 1 kg of golden delicious apples or their closest equivalent in a given country. Adjustments were made to the various measuring units across countries to arrive at a uniform measure of one kilogram. The apple prices are collected from the largest food stores.
Non-alcoholic beverages
Price
Price (USD)
Date
Measure
2487.00 KRW
2.19 USD
Jan/2020
1.5 liter
Electronics
Price
Price (USD)
Date
Measure
525000 KRW
462.00 USD
Sep/2020
product
The price of Playstation 4 Pro with 1TB memory.
990000 KRW
871.20 USD
Sep/2020
product
The price of Iphone 11 with 64GB memory.
1029000 KRW
905.52 USD
Sep/2020
product
The price of Ipad Pro 11 (128GB memory) with Wi-fi but without cellular.
579000 KRW
509.52 USD
Sep/2020
product
The price of Apple Watch Series 6 (44mm) and with GPS only without Cellular.
1860000 KRW
1636.80 USD
Sep/2020
product
The price of Dell XPS 13 with 256GB memory, 8 GB RAM, and CPU - Intel Core i5.
1728870 KRW
1521.41 USD
Sep/2020
product
The price of Apple MacBook Pro 13 with 256GB memory, 8 GB RAM, and CPU - Intel Core i5.
656000 KRW
577.28 USD
Sep/2020
product
The price for GoPro Hero 8.
Restaurants
Price
Price (USD)
Date
Measure
15000 KRW
13.20 USD
Sep/2020
30cm pizza
The price is for 30 cm (large) Margherita pizza with a standard crust.
153500 KRW
135.08 USD
Sep/2020
menu
The price refers to a 5-course menu in a 3-star Michelin restaurant. The average is taken in countries with more than one 3-star Michelin restaurant.
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