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Living Costs in Korea

Living costs in South Korea can be economical or expensive depending on your tastes! Here's a brisk guide to how much you'll have to shell out on some of those essential and not-so essential items!

Item KRW USD
Bottle of Water (300ml) 500 0.30
Bottle of Beer (local) 1,300 0.86
Coca Cola (325ml) 800 0.55
Bottle of wine 9,000 6
Juice (1.5L) 2,000 1.30
Instant Coffee (large pack) 6,000 4
Milk (1400ml) 1,400 0.95
Fast food meal 5,000 3.30
Chocolate bar 800 0.55
Gimbap roll 2,000 1.30
Cheap Korean lunch 4,500 3
Sliced pork dinner 10,000 6.75
Sashimi 20,000 13.30
Beef BBQ 15,000 10.00
Pizza 8,000 5.34
Taxi (starts at) 1,600 1.06
Local newspaper 750 0.75
Gym membership (monthly) 40,000 26.70
Subway ticket 1,000 0.66
Deodorant 5,000 3.34
Shampoo 5,000 3.34
Toothpaste 1,300 0.80
Cigarettes 2,500 1.67

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