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

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TOTAL - 33%
warning WARNING!  This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on 1,275 prices entered by 204 different people.
These prices were last updated on March 24, 2017. Exchange rate: 0.00110 CHF / KPW *

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Cost of living in Pyongyang (North Korea) is 33% 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 10,087 (9,141,643 ₩) in Pyongyang.

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