Caracas vs Seoul - Cost of Living Comparison

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Caracas Seoul
🚶 Cost of living one person
$982
$1451
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2335
$4244
🏠 One person rent
$367
$686
🏘️ Family rent
$592
$1925
🍽️ Food expenses
$391
$513
🚐 Transport expenses
$128
$155
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$195
$3062
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
10 km
18 km
🎓 Higher education
54
100
😀 Quality of life
41
94
🏙️ Population
2.25M
9.67M

The cost of living in Caracas is 32% less expensive than in Seoul. Cities ranked 5507th and 3594th ($982 vs $1451) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 1st in Venezuela and South Korea, respectively. Check Venezuela vs South Korea comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.2 months in Caracas compared to 2.1 months in Seoul. Caracas ranked 1st best city to live in Venezuela vs Seoul ranked 1st in South Korea, while ranked 7023rd and 17th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Caracas vs Seoul

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Caracas Seoul
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$12.9
$6.82
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$46.4
$40.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$10.4
$6.03
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.51
$3.69
 Cappuccino
$3.02
$4.01
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.32
$1.58
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$347
$756
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$308
$498
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$638
$2544
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$508
$1523
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$14.1
$113
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$21.5
$174
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$36.6
$23.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
28.68%
4.77%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$837
$19429
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1222
$11029
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.44
$1.05
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$29.5
$45.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$18.2
$9.69
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.5
$1.25
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.98
$2.19
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.9
$3.1
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.25
$3.31
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.63
$3.8
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.74
$12.1
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.34
$10.4
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.01
$40.2
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.71
$6.59
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.34
$3.65
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.82
$5.99
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.73
$6.07
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.95
$3.97
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.81
$3.22
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.91
$0.75
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.33
$2.39
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$9.38
$18
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.55
$2.4
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.25
$3.41
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.89
$4.97
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.72
$6.05
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.3
$2.34
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.61
$3.08
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$59.4
$49
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.29
$11.1
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$36.7
$25
💇 Haircut, simple
$13.6
$9.6
👖 Brand Jeans
$46.4
$61.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$93.9
$81.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$83
$369
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3553
$19664

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$860
12 km or 7.3 mi Maiquetia
$846
16 km or 9.7 mi Catia La Mar
$887
21 km or 13 mi Los Teques
$844
30 km or 18 mi Charallave
$814
37 km or 23 mi Cua
$814
40 km or 25 mi Santa Lucia
$806
43 km or 27 mi Santa Teresa del Tuy
$843
43 km or 27 mi Guatire
$817
43 km or 27 mi Guarenas
$824
46 km or 29 mi Ocumare del Tuy
$799
53 km or 33 mi La Victoria
$719
67 km or 41 mi Turmero
$717
67 km or 41 mi Cagua
$691
75 km or 47 mi Santa Rita
$637
78 km or 48 mi Maracay
$580
78 km or 49 mi Palo Negro
$645
80 km or 50 mi El Limon
$611
82 km or 51 mi San Juan de los Morros
$707
93 km or 58 mi Altagracia de Orituco
$763
108 km or 67 mi Guacara
$735
115 km or 71 mi Los Guayos
$708
119 km or 74 mi Puerto Cabello
$720
122 km or 76 mi Valencia
$794
135 km or 84 mi Tocuyito
$717
163 km or 101 mi Tinaquillo
$700
176 km or 109 mi Valle de la Pascua
$749
184 km or 114 mi Calabozo
$716
199 km or 124 mi San Felipe
$703
204 km or 127 mi San Carlos
$689
219 km or 136 mi Zaraza
$704
235 km or 146 mi Kralendijk
$1786
245 km or 152 mi Yaritagua
$666
247 km or 154 mi Lecheria
$760
249 km or 155 mi Barcelona
$718
255 km or 159 mi Puerto la Cruz
$724
260 km or 162 mi Cabudare
$655
268 km or 167 mi Barquisimeto
$711
270 km or 167 mi Acarigua
$684
271 km or 168 mi Araure
$687

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Distance City Cost of living
13 km or 7.9 mi Guri
$1122
17 km or 10 mi Goyang
$1166
17 km or 10 mi Gwangmyeong
$1099
17 km or 11 mi Gwacheon
$1069
19 km or 12 mi Uijeongbu
$992
20 km or 12 mi Hanam
$1084
20 km or 12 mi Namyangju
$1127
20 km or 13 mi Seongnam
$1122
21 km or 13 mi Siheung
$1088
21 km or 13 mi Bucheon
$1151
22 km or 14 mi Anyang
$1101
23 km or 14 mi Yangju
$996
24 km or 15 mi Gunpo
$1127
26 km or 16 mi Gimpo
$1136
27 km or 17 mi Uiwang
$1069
30 km or 19 mi Gwangju
$1089
32 km or 20 mi Paju
$1088
33 km or 20 mi Ansan
$1132
33 km or 21 mi Suwon
$984
34 km or 21 mi Incheon
$1052
37 km or 23 mi Dongducheon
$1082
39 km or 24 mi Pocheon
$1059
42 km or 26 mi Yongin
$1255
47 km or 29 mi Hwaseong
$1110
49 km or 31 mi Osan
$1060
52 km or 32 mi Icheon
$1041
58 km or 36 mi Kaesong
$1545
65 km or 40 mi Yeoju
$1029
66 km or 41 mi Pyeongtaek
$1058
69 km or 43 mi Anseong
$1042
72 km or 45 mi Chuncheon
$920
83 km or 52 mi Dangjin
$1040
86 km or 53 mi Wonju
$982
87 km or 54 mi Cheonan
$997
101 km or 63 mi Seosan
$1040
107 km or 66 mi Chungju
$1107
114 km or 71 mi Cheongju
$985
118 km or 73 mi Jecheon
$1097
123 km or 77 mi Haeju
$1553
124 km or 77 mi Sejong
$1028