Cayman Islands vs North Korea - Cost of Living Comparison

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Cayman Islands North Korea
🚶 Cost of living one person
$3208
$1590
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$7985
$3879
🏠 One person rent
$2187
$940
🏘️ Family rent
$4678
$2061
🍽️ Food expenses
$775
$494
🚐 Transport expenses
$55.1
$104
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$4665
$374
💸 GDP per capita
$88476
$1700
😃 Human freedom index
8.1
1.4
❤️ Life expectancy
82.2
73.3
👮 Corruption perceptions index
76
17
🌐 English speaking %
76.6%
0%
🎓 Higher education
19
18
😀 Quality of life
80
10
🏙️ Population
65.5K
25.5M

The average cost of living in the Cayman Islands ($3208) is 102% more expensive than in North Korea ($1590). the Cayman Islands ranked 3rd 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 1.5 months in the Cayman Islands compared to 0.2 months in North Korea. Ranked 30th and 192nd best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in the Cayman Islands vs North Korea

We calculate prices for the Cayman Islands and North Korea as a population-weighted mean of 1 and 24 cities, respectively. Since large cities tend to have a higher cost of living, it's better to visit specific city pages below for more relevant information.

Cayman Islands North Korea
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$24.2
$8.42
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$74.3
$111
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$14.5
$5.01
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$7.16
$1.68
 Cappuccino
$6.17
$1.73
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$3.52
$0.58
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$2438
$868
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1815
$787
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$5663
$3103
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$4037
$1575
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$124
$81.2
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$193
$125
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$123
$56.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
7.15%
11.51%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$8474
$1474
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$5128
$824
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.4
$0.34
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$30
$47
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$20.3
$18.3
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.86
$0.89
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$3.68
$2.51
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$4.83
$2.63
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.46
$2.64
🥚 Eggs, x12
$7.38
$2.55
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.3
$9.51
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.8
$18.1
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.3
$6
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.96
$3.13
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.08
$1.15
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.79
$1.51
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.28
$6.94
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.62
$3.02
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.5
$0.93
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.81
$0.36
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.56
$2.16
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$24.2
$6.9
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.16
$2.68
🚬 Cigarette pack
$12
$2.57
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$9.51
$3.58
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.11
$2.99
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$3.85
$1.5
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.27
$4.42
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$64.6
$22.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$16.6
$4.34
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$105
$16.7
💇 Haircut, simple
$21.9
$3.74
👖 Brand Jeans
$85.7
$28.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$151
$59.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$1231
$104
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$22842
$3617

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In the Cayman Islands

City Cost of living Population
George Town
$3208
41K

In North Korea

City Cost of living Population
Pyongyang
$1663
2.86M
Hamhung
$1597
769K
Chongjin
$1592
668K
Sunchon
$1572
437K
Wonsan
$1563
363K
Sinuiju
$1559
359K
Tanchon
$1569
346K
Kaechon
$1560
320K
Sariwon
$1555
308K
Nampo
$1558
311K
Kanggye
$1551
252K
Haeju
$1550
242K
Anju
$1549
240K
Tokchon
$1555
237K
Pyongsong
$1552
237K
Kimchaek
$1545
207K
Rason
$1479
197K
Kusong
$1545
197K
Hyesan
$1547
193K
Kaesong
$1542
193K
Chongju
$1545
190K
Huichon
$1539
168K
Hoeryong
$1463
154K
Sinpo
$1536
153K