Cost of living in North Korea

#1 12 August 2008 12:21:09

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Cost of living in North Korea

Hi everybody,

It would be very useful to talk about the cost of living in North Korea.

Don't forget to mention where in North Korea you are living.

How much does it cost to live in North Korea?

> accommodation prices

> public transportation fares (tube, bus etc ...)

> food prices(per month, how much does it cost you?)

> health prices (for those who need medical insurance)

> eduction prices (if you need to pay)

> energy prices (oil, electricity)

> common bills (Internet, television, telephone, mobile phone)

> prices of a good menu in a traditional restaurant

> prices of a beer and or a coffee in a regular pub

> price of the cinema

Do not hesitate to add items to this list!

Thanks in advance for your participation!!

#2 20 November 2010 14:09:30


Re: Cost of living in North Korea

I would like to know the price of electricity in North Korea, expressed in USD/kWh, using the REAL exchange rate of North Korean currency, which may significantly differ from the official exchange rate.

#3 21 November 2010 05:32:06

Siem Reap

Re: Cost of living in North Korea

Good morning Leocat, welcome to expat blog!

I hope some active members will soon come forward with an accurate response to your question.


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