Austria vs North Korea - Cost of Living Comparison

AustriaNorth Korea
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1617
$1540
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3953
$4442
🏠 One person rent
$827
$879
🏘️ Family rent
$1508
$2609
🍽️ Food Expenses
$491
$519
🚐 Transport Expenses
$130
$85.7
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2603
$325
💸 GDP per capita
$48105
$1700
😃 Human freedom index
8.45
1.4
❤️ Life expectancy
81.8
72.3
👮 Corruption perceptions index
76
18
🏙️ Population
8.81M
25.5M

The average cost of living in Austria ($1617) is 5% more expensive than in North Korea ($1540). Austria ranked 22nd vs 24th for North Korea in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.6 months in Austria compared to 0.2 months in North Korea. Ranked 13th and 188th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Austria vs North Korea

AustriaNorth Korea
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$13.2
$10.4
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$55.2
$111
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$9.37
$4.73
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.47
$1.8
☕ Cappuccino
$3.9
$1.73
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$3.08
$0.62
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$823
$794
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$624
$724
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1601
$3235
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1193
$2221
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$129
$83.9
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$199
$129
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$34.7
$56.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
2.07%
12.44%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$7540
$1231
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4893
$809
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.8
$0.39
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$51.3
$72.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$20.2
$6.77
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.38
$0.87
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.34
$3.93
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.12
$0.73
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.23
$1.05
🥚 Eggs, x12
$4.62
$3.15
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$15.3
$12.5
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.9
$29.7
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$17.4
$6.67
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.64
$2.05
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.14
$1.18
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.84
$1.37
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.07
$0.96
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$2.68
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.62
$0.89
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.52
$0.39
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.42
$1.13
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.86
$7.66
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.26
$1.37
🚬 Cigarette pack
$6.6
$2.62
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$12.4
$3.63
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.35
$3.16
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.76
$1.54
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.47
$6.9
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$40.7
$23.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.8
$4.27
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$116
$19.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$20.3
$3.98
👖 Brand Jeans
$98.5
$34
👟 Brand Sneakers
$92.8
$65
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$333
$110
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$13109
$3626

Cities Comparison in Austria vs North Korea

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Austria

CityCost of livingPopulation
Vienna
$1721
1.91M
Graz
$1394
289K
Linz
$1561
205K
Salzburg
$1543
155K
Innsbruck
$1575
132K
Klagenfurt
$1381
101K
Dornbirn
$1607
48.1K
Villach
$1429
61.9K
Sankt Polten
$1492
55.5K
Wels
$1360
61.2K
Bregenz
$1571
29.8K
Wiener Neustadt
$1844
44.5K
Feldkirch
$1381
33.4K
Baden bei Wien
$1802
26.3K
Leoben
$1359
24.6K
Leonding
$1462
28.7K
Steyr
$1379
38.3K
Klosterneuburg
$1513
27.1K
Wolfsberg
$1542
25K
Traun
$1463
24.5K
Krems an der Donau
$1491
24.6K
Amstetten
$1431
23.7K
Lustenau
$1495
22.8K
Kapfenberg
$1418
22.8K
Modling
$1449
20.6K
Hallein
$1440
21.2K

In North Korea

CityCost of livingPopulation
Pyongyang
$1674
2.86M
Hamhung
$1526
769K
Chongjin
$1520
668K
Sunchon
$1498
437K
Sinuiju
$1486
359K
Wonsan
$1485
363K
Tanchon
$1481
346K
Kaechon
$1484
320K
Nampo
$1474
311K
Sariwon
$1477
308K
Kanggye
$1472
252K
Haeju
$1462
242K
Anju
$1469
240K
Pyongsong
$1464
237K
Tokchon
$1468
237K
Kimchaek
$1467
207K
Rason
$1458
197K
Kusong
$1456
197K
Hyesan
$1463
193K
Kaesong
$1463
193K
Chongju
$1460
190K
Huichon
$1455
168K
Hoeryong
$1446
154K
Sinpo
$1455
153K