Cost of living in Pyongyang, North Korea vs Lawrence, Kansas, 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 April 13, 2021. Exchange rate: 0.00111 USD / KPW *

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Cost of living in Pyongyang (North Korea) is 111% more expensive than in Lawrence, Kansas (United States)

For example, you would need at least $6,554 (5,898,704 ₩) in Pyongyang to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with $3,100 in Lawrence, Kansas.

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