Cost of living in Pyongyang, North Korea compared to Zhytomyr, Ukraine

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TOTAL + 96%
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These prices were last updated on March 23, 2018. Exchange rate: 0.02917 UAH / KPW *

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Cost of living in Pyongyang (North Korea) is 96% more expensive than in Zhytomyr (Ukraine)

For example, you would need at least 12,751₴ (437,170 ₩) in Pyongyang to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with 6,500₴ in Zhytomyr.

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