Cost of living in Pyongyang, North Korea compared to Akita, Japan (using Black Market exchange rate)

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TOTAL - 24%
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These prices were last updated on September 20, 2017. Exchange rate: 0.01374 JPY / KPWX *

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Cost of living in Pyongyang (North Korea) is 24% cheaper than in Akita (Japan)

For example, to keep the same standard of living that would require ¥271,000 in Akita you would need to make just about ¥206,477 (1,664,810 ₩) in Pyongyang.

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