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

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These prices were last updated on January 16, 2018. Exchange rate: 0.02110 MXN / KPW *

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Cost of living in Pyongyang (North Korea) is 78% more expensive than in Acapulco (Mexico)

For example, you would need at least Mex$ 97,943 (4,640,914 ₩) in Pyongyang to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with Mex$ 55,000 in Acapulco.

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