Cost of living in Pyongyang, North Korea compared to Zurich, Switzerland

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TOTAL - 32%
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These prices were last updated on January 17, 2017. Exchange rate: 0.00112 CHF / KPW *

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Cost of living in Pyongyang (North Korea) is 32% cheaper than in Zurich (Switzerland)

For example, to keep the same standard of living that would require CHF 15,000 in Zurich you would need to make just about CHF 10,236 (9,110,951 ₩) in Pyongyang.

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