Albuquerque vs Seoul - Cost of Living Comparison

Albuquerque Seoul
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1833
$1625
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4390
$4544
🏠 One person rent
$1081
$784
🏘️ Family rent
$1949
$1986
🍽️ Food expenses
$489
$533
🚐 Transport expenses
$116
$184
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$5123
$2725
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
9 km
18 km
🎓 Higher education
27
100
😀 Quality of life
81
94
🏙️ Population
565K
9.67M

The cost of living in Albuquerque is 13% more expensive than in Seoul. Cities ranked 2080th and 2495th ($1833 vs $1625) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1882nd and 1st in the United States and South Korea, respectively. Check the United States vs South Korea comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.8 months in Albuquerque compared to 1.7 months in Seoul. Albuquerque ranked 75th best city to live in the United States vs Seoul ranked 1st in South Korea, while ranked 319th and 33rd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Albuquerque vs Seoul

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Albuquerque Seoul
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$12.7
$7.46
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$55.3
$38.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.27
$5.93
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.45
$3.67
 Cappuccino
$4.74
$4.61
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.06
$1.56
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1119
$983
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$858
$558
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2044
$2820
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1643
$1520
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$103
$119
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$158
$182
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$67.2
$23
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.66%
3.59%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$5060
$10867
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3275
$11727
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.99
$1.05
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$37.5
$46.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$25.5
$13.4
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.92
$1.51
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.95
$2.22
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.39
$3.01
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.55
$3.32
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.95
$4.8
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.4
$18.8
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.99
$10.2
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$16.1
$46
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.92
$6.4
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.31
$3.8
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.92
$6.65
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.19
$6.3
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.98
$3.57
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.88
$3.15
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.32
$0.74
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.16
$2.51
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.9
$19
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.43
$2.36
🚬 Cigarette pack
$9.08
$3.58
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$8.16
$5.36
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.72
$6.93
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$3.89
$2.5
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.59
$3.28
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$39.1
$56.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.7
$11.1
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$110
$76.4
💇 Haircut, simple
$14.4
$11.9
👖 Brand Jeans
$51.5
$59.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$95.2
$72
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$875
$402
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$13552
$18966

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$939
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