Cost of living in Pyongyang, North Korea compared to Akita, Japan
WARNING! Pyongyang has artificial and unrealistic official exchange rates. You can also get this comparison using the parallel street rate in Pyongyang.
WARNING! This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on 153 prices entered by 25 different people.
These prices were last updated on August 23, 2017. Exchange rate: 0.12193 JPY / KPW *
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Cost of living in Pyongyang (North Korea) is 31% more expensive than in Akita (Japan)
For example, you would need at least ¥334,333 (2,742,079 ₩) in Pyongyang to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with ¥255,000 in Akita.
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