Cost of living comparison between Pyongyang, North Korea and Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States

warning WARNING! Pyongyang has artificial and unrealistic official exchange rates. You can also get this comparison using the parallel street rate in Pyongyang.
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These prices were last updated on October 23, 2016. Exchange rate: 0.00111 USD / KPW *

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Cost of living in Pyongyang (North Korea) is 37% more expensive than in Albuquerque, New Mexico (United States)

For example, you would need at least $3,430 (3,086,850 ₩) in Pyongyang to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with $2,500 in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

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