Cost of living in Pyongyang, North Korea compared to Zibo, China

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These prices were last updated on February 19, 2018. Exchange rate: 0.00704 CNY / KPW *

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Cost of living in Pyongyang (North Korea) is 75% more expensive than in Zibo (China)

For example, you would need at least 元7,546 (1,071,488 ₩) in Pyongyang to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with 元4,300 in Zibo.

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