Cost of living in Pyongyang, North Korea compared to Acapulco, Mexico

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These prices were last updated on February 27, 2017. Exchange rate: 0.15166 MXN / KPW *

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Cost of living in Pyongyang (North Korea) is 995% more expensive than in Acapulco (Mexico)

For example, you would need at least Mex$ 171,106 (1,128,251 ₩) in Pyongyang to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with Mex$ 15,625 in Acapulco.

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