Cost of living in Pyongyang, North Korea compared to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

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These prices were last updated on April 30, 2017. Exchange rate: 0.02534 ETB / KPW *

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Cost of living in Pyongyang (North Korea) is 44% more expensive than in Addis Ababa (Ethiopia)

For example, you would need at least 134,532 Birr (5,308,127 ₩) in Pyongyang to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with 93,750 Birr in Addis Ababa.

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