Cost of Living Comparison

USD
COMPARED TO
KRW
If you lived in South Korea instead of American Samoa, you would:
local_dining

pay (unknown) more for restaurants

  American Samoa South Korea help_outline  
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant ?? $5.97
₩6,777
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
?? $5.27
₩5,988
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) ?? $1.40
₩1,589
Bottle of water (11 fl. oz) ?? $0.72
₩813

American Samoa vs. South Korea - Cost of restaurants
local_grocery_store

pay (unknown) more for groceries

  American Samoa South Korea help_outline  
Bread
1 loaf
?? $2.64
₩3,004
Local cheese (8 oz) ?? $8.39
₩9,533
Milk (1 gallon) ?? $7.63
₩8,672
Eggs
1 dozen
?? $2.80
₩3,181
Boneless chicken breast (1 lb) ?? $4.26
₩4,837
Apples (1 lb) ?? $3.06
₩3,471
Bananas (1 lb) ?? $1.81
₩2,057
Oranges (1 lb) ?? $1.97
₩2,238
Tomatoes (1 lb) ?? $2.32
₩2,632
Potatoes (1 lb) ?? $1.47
₩1,672
Onions (1 lb) ?? $1.21
₩1,374

American Samoa vs. South Korea - Cost of groceries
drive_eta

pay (unknown) more for transportation

  American Samoa South Korea help_outline  
Gasoline (1 gallon) ?? $4.87
₩5,534
Monthly public transit pass ?? $49.30
₩56,012
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) ?? $25,366.52
₩28,818,143
Taxi trip in downtown area (5 miles) ?? $8.82
₩10,017

American Samoa vs. South Korea - Cost of transportation
home

pay (unknown) more for housing

  American Samoa South Korea help_outline  
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
?? $23.85
₩27,094
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area ?? $483.11
₩548,850
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center ?? $332.08
₩377,269
Utilities for two (700 sq ft apartment)
including electric, gas, water, heating
?? $95.74
₩108,762

American Samoa vs. South Korea - Cost of housing
child_care

pay (unknown) more for childcare

  American Samoa South Korea help_outline  
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly ?? $366.10
₩415,910
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters ?? $19,802.80
₩22,497,363

American Samoa vs. South Korea - Cost of childcare
gamepad

pay (unknown) more for entertainment and sports

  American Samoa South Korea help_outline  
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) ?? $2.94
₩3,336
Cappuccino in mid-range area ?? $3.64
₩4,135
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
?? $3.65
₩4,147
Monthly membership at local gym ?? $48.47
₩55,071
Movie ticket to theater/cinema ?? $9.09
₩10,329

American Samoa vs. South Korea - Cost of entertainment and sports
store

pay (unknown) more for clothing

  American Samoa South Korea help_outline  
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
?? $60.11
₩68,286
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
?? $39.74
₩45,145
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
?? $73.61
₩83,622
Men's business shoes (leather) ?? $111.45
₩126,620

American Samoa vs. South Korea - Cost of clothing
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