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

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TOTAL - 18%
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These prices were last updated on May 19, 2018. Exchange rate: 0.00111 CHF / KPW *

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Cost of living in Pyongyang (North Korea) is 18% cheaper than in Zurich (Switzerland)

For example, to keep the same standard of living that would require CHF 11,000 in Zurich you would need to make just about CHF 9,036 (8,155,387 ₩) in Pyongyang.

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