Cost of living comparison between Pyongyang, North Korea and Zibo, China

warning WARNING! Pyongyang has artificial and unrealistic official exchange rates. You can also get this comparison using the parallel street rate in Pyongyang.
warning WARNING!  This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on 46 prices entered by 9 different people.
These prices were last updated on October 22, 2016. Exchange rate: 0.00752 CNY / KPW *

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Cost of living in Pyongyang (North Korea) is 95% more expensive than in Zibo (China)

For example, you would need at least 元6,107 (812,446 ₩) in Pyongyang to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with 元3,125 in Zibo.

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