Cost of living in Pyongyang, North Korea compared to Aksu, China

warning WARNING! Pyongyang has artificial and unrealistic official exchange rates. You can also get this comparison using the parallel street rate in Pyongyang.
TOTAL + 28%
warning WARNING!  This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on 385 prices entered by 60 different people.
These prices were last updated on April 23, 2018. Exchange rate: 0.00699 CNY / KPW *

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Cost of living in Pyongyang (North Korea) is 28% more expensive than in Aksu (China)

For example, you would need at least 元89,570 (12,809,303 ₩) in Pyongyang to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with 元70,000 in Aksu.

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