Cost of living comparison between Pyongyang, North Korea and Aberystwyth, United Kingdom

warning WARNING! Pyongyang has artificial and unrealistic official exchange rates. You can also get this comparison using the parallel street rate in Pyongyang.
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These prices were last updated on October 24, 2016. Exchange rate: 0.00091 GBP / KPW *

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Cost of living in Pyongyang (North Korea) is 32% more expensive than in Aberystwyth (United Kingdom)

For example, you would need at least £3,311 (3,641,675 ₩) in Pyongyang to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with £2,500 in Aberystwyth.

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