Cost of Living Comparison Between Moscow and Ho Chi Minh City 

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Cost of Living in Ho Chi Minh City is 18.8% lower than in Moscow (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in Ho Chi Minh City is 25.9% lower than in Moscow
Rent Prices in Ho Chi Minh City are 39.4% lower than in Moscow
Restaurant Prices in Ho Chi Minh City are 56.6% lower than in Moscow
Groceries Prices in Ho Chi Minh City are 3.6% higher than in Moscow
Local Purchasing Power in Ho Chi Minh City is 49.0% lower than in Moscow
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Restaurants
Moscow Edit Ho Chi Minh City Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 900.00 руб
(259,896.21 ₫)
173.15 руб
(50,000.00 ₫)
     -80.8 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 4,000.00 руб
(1,155,094.25 ₫)
2,077.75 руб
(600,000.00 ₫)
     -48.1 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 450.00 руб
(129,948.10 ₫)
398.24 руб
(115,000.00 ₫)
     -11.5 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 300.00 руб
(86,632.07 ₫)
103.89 руб
(30,000.00 ₫)
     -65.4 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 300.00 руб
(86,632.07 ₫)
173.15 руб
(50,000.00 ₫)
     -42.3 %
Cappuccino (regular) 236.61 руб
(68,325.60 ₫)
165.26 руб
(47,721.56 ₫)
     -30.2 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 99.95 руб
(28,864.20 ₫)
46.46 руб
(13,415.99 ₫)
     -53.5 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 50.41 руб
(14,557.90 ₫)
27.75 руб
(8,013.14 ₫)
     -45.0 %
Markets
Moscow Edit Ho Chi Minh City Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 334.85 руб
(96,695.91 ₫)
501.95 руб
(144,949.75 ₫)
     +49.9 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 52.50 руб
(15,160.47 ₫)
88.34 руб
(25,510.70 ₫)
     +68.3 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 58.35 руб
(16,848.70 ₫)
37.55 руб
(10,843.03 ₫)
     -35.6 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 158.28 руб
(45,708.14 ₫)
136.30 руб
(39,360.00 ₫)
     -13.9 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 398.85 руб
(115,176.40 ₫)
483.89 руб
(139,734.97 ₫)
     +21.3 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 196.12 руб
(56,633.65 ₫)
149.15 руб
(43,069.73 ₫)
     -24.0 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 399.58 руб
(115,386.94 ₫)
434.85 руб
(125,573.62 ₫)
     +8.8 %
Apples (1 lb) 60.27 руб
(17,405.12 ₫)
130.75 руб
(37,757.07 ₫)
     +116.9 %
Banana (1 lb) 64.35 руб
(18,583.60 ₫)
42.60 руб
(12,301.44 ₫)
     -33.8 %
Oranges (1 lb) 71.98 руб
(20,786.24 ₫)
55.68 руб
(16,079.87 ₫)
     -22.6 %
Tomato (1 lb) 141.13 руб
(40,753.17 ₫)
48.02 руб
(13,866.98 ₫)
     -66.0 %
Potato (1 lb) 17.91 руб
(5,172.81 ₫)
51.57 руб
(14,892.97 ₫)
     +187.9 %
Onion (1 lb) 18.88 руб
(5,451.71 ₫)
50.70 руб
(14,640.97 ₫)
     +168.6 %
Lettuce (1 head) 110.97 руб
(32,044.49 ₫)
83.91 руб
(24,230.77 ₫)
     -24.4 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 55.15 руб
(15,925.33 ₫)
42.66 руб
(12,320.00 ₫)
     -22.6 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 600.00 руб
(173,264.14 ₫)
1,038.88 руб
(300,000.00 ₫)
     +73.1 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 78.60 руб
(22,696.55 ₫)
83.41 руб
(24,085.86 ₫)
     +6.1 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 161.17 руб
(46,541.29 ₫)
138.15 руб
(39,894.74 ₫)
     -14.3 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 232.50 руб
(67,139.85 ₫)
110.81 руб
(32,000.00 ₫)
     -52.3 %
Transportation
Moscow Edit Ho Chi Minh City Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 60.00 руб
(17,326.41 ₫)
24.24 руб
(7,000.00 ₫)
     -59.6 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 2,730.00 руб
(788,351.83 ₫)
952.30 руб
(275,000.00 ₫)
     -65.1 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 250.00 руб
(72,193.39 ₫)
55.41 руб
(16,000.00 ₫)
     -77.8 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 64.37 руб
(18,589.45 ₫)
89.27 руб
(25,779.01 ₫)
     +38.7 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 540.00 руб
(155,937.72 ₫)
277.03 руб
(80,000.00 ₫)
     -48.7 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 212.78 руб
(61,444.32 ₫)
311.87 руб
(90,060.64 ₫)
     +46.6 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 3,000,000.00 руб
(866,320,689.73 ₫)
3,307,089.43 руб
(955,000,000.00 ₫)
     +10.2 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 3,045,454.55 руб
(879,446,760.78 ₫)
3,266,688.69 руб
(943,333,333.33 ₫)
     +7.3 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Moscow Edit Ho Chi Minh City Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 10,992.01 руб
(3,174,201.87 ₫)
6,365.59 руб
(1,838,215.24 ₫)
     -42.1 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 540.61 руб
(156,112.62 ₫)
538.80 руб
(155,590.91 ₫)
     -0.3 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 549.71 руб
(158,740.94 ₫)
927.58 руб
(267,860.22 ₫)
     +68.7 %
Sports And Leisure
Moscow Edit Ho Chi Minh City Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 3,035.58 руб
(876,594.03 ₫)
2,378.18 руб
(686,754.33 ₫)
     -21.7 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 2,431.05 руб
(702,023.73 ₫)
981.49 руб
(283,426.94 ₫)
     -59.6 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 500.00 руб
(144,386.78 ₫)
415.55 руб
(120,000.00 ₫)
     -16.9 %
Childcare
Moscow Edit Ho Chi Minh City Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 42,669.03 руб
(12,321,686.57 ₫)
24,456.88 руб
(7,062,500.00 ₫)
     -42.7 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 1,037,862.20 руб
(299,707,165.65 ₫)
1,347,655.10 руб
(389,167,164.69 ₫)
     +29.8 %
Clothing And Shoes
Moscow Edit Ho Chi Minh City Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 9,014.93 руб
(2,603,273.84 ₫)
3,107.01 руб
(897,222.22 ₫)
     -65.5 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 4,375.13 руб
(1,263,422.68 ₫)
2,462.52 руб
(711,111.11 ₫)
     -43.7 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 10,830.41 руб
(3,127,535.56 ₫)
8,734.26 руб
(2,522,222.22 ₫)
     -19.4 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 10,298.23 руб
(2,973,855.56 ₫)
8,455.30 руб
(2,441,666.67 ₫)
     -17.9 %
Rent Per Month
Moscow Edit Ho Chi Minh City Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 80,841.27 руб
(23,344,821.55 ₫)
44,073.57 руб
(12,727,282.74 ₫)
     -45.5 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 48,294.01 руб
(13,946,031.93 ₫)
27,599.93 руб
(7,970,128.69 ₫)
     -42.9 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 166,981.48 руб
(48,219,837.40 ₫)
104,880.05 руб
(30,286,587.18 ₫)
     -37.2 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 89,493.11 руб
(25,843,244.90 ₫)
57,216.98 руб
(16,522,750.57 ₫)
     -36.1 %
Buy Apartment Price
Moscow Edit Ho Chi Minh City Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 51,533.01 руб
(14,881,369.55 ₫)
35,247.70 руб
(10,178,604.61 ₫)
     -31.6 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 27,633.24 руб
(7,979,750.53 ₫)
16,977.88 руб
(4,902,762.29 ₫)
     -38.6 %
Salaries And Financing
Moscow Edit Ho Chi Minh City Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 113,071.61 руб
(32,652,090.38 ₫)
42,769.63 руб
(12,350,739.13 ₫)
     -62.2 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 14.93 9.42      -36.9 %
Last update: June 2024June 2024
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