Cost of living in Pyongyang, North Korea compared to Albany, New York, United States

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These prices were last updated on May 22, 2017. Exchange rate: 0.00111 USD / KPW *

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Cost of living in Pyongyang (North Korea) is 12% more expensive than in Albany, New York (United States)

For example, you would need at least $3,494 (3,144,956 ₩) in Pyongyang to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with $3,125 in Albany, New York.

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