Cost of living in Pyongyang, North Korea compared to Alor Star, Malaysia

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TOTAL + 69%
warning WARNING!  This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on 333 prices entered by 59 different people.
These prices were last updated on March 19, 2018. Exchange rate: 0.00434 MYR / KPW *

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Cost of living in Pyongyang (North Korea) is 69% more expensive than in Alor Star (Malaysia)

For example, you would need at least RM5,746 (1,323,539 ₩) in Pyongyang to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with RM3,400 in Alor Star.

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