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

warning WARNING! Pyongyang has artificial and unrealistic official exchange rates. You can also get this comparison using the parallel street rate in Pyongyang.
TOTAL - 26%
warning WARNING!  This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on 1,276 prices entered by 229 different people.
These prices were last updated on July 21, 2018. Exchange rate: 0.00111 CHF / KPW *

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Cost of living in Pyongyang (North Korea) is 26% cheaper than in Zurich (Switzerland)

For example, to keep the same standard of living that would require CHF 10,000 in Zurich you would need to make just about CHF 7,372 (6,643,205 ₩) in Pyongyang.

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