Cost of Living Comparison Between London and Ho Chi Minh City 

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Consumer Prices in Ho Chi Minh City are 53.57% lower than in London (without rent)
Rent Prices in Ho Chi Minh City are 72.77% lower than in London
Restaurant Prices in Ho Chi Minh City are 76.86% lower than in London
Groceries Prices in Ho Chi Minh City are 37.64% lower than in London
Local Purchasing Power in Ho Chi Minh City is 68.90% lower than in London
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Restaurants
London[ Edit ] Ho Chi Minh City[ Edit ]Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.06 $
(15.00 £)
2.16 $
(50,000.00 ₫)
     -89.22 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.25 $
(60.00 £)
21.63 $
(500,000.00 ₫)
     -73.04 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.02 $
(6.00 £)
4.33 $
(100,000.00 ₫)
     -46.08 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.69 $
(5.00 £)
0.87 $
(20,000.00 ₫)
     -87.06 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.69 $
(5.00 £)
1.73 $
(40,000.00 ₫)
     -74.12 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.03 $
(3.01 £)
2.01 $
(46,469.69 ₫)
     -50.06 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.04 $
(1.53 £)
0.52 $
(12,042.22 ₫)
     -74.46 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.54 $
(1.15 £)
0.33 $
(7,552.13 ₫)
     -78.81 %
Markets
London[ Edit ] Ho Chi Minh City[ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.81 $
(3.59 £)
5.24 $
(121,202.23 ₫)
     +9.13 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.23 $
(0.92 £)
0.73 $
(16,864.62 ₫)
     -40.53 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.89 $
(0.67 £)
0.36 $
(8,429.60 ₫)
     -59.16 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.86 $
(2.14 £)
1.40 $
(32,431.74 ₫)
     -50.95 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.16 $
(3.11 £)
6.42 $
(148,363.48 ₫)
     +54.35 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.75 $
(2.81 £)
1.35 $
(31,132.20 ₫)
     -64.12 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.67 $
(4.24 £)
5.15 $
(119,073.82 ₫)
     -9.08 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.29 $
(0.97 £)
1.24 $
(28,744.53 ₫)
     -3.86 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.73 $
(0.54 £)
0.42 $
(9,736.79 ₫)
     -42.20 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.22 $
(0.91 £)
0.68 $
(15,641.07 ₫)
     -44.57 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.51 $
(1.13 £)
0.41 $
(9,422.37 ₫)
     -72.96 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.72 $
(0.54 £)
0.50 $
(11,666.98 ₫)
     -29.96 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.68 $
(0.51 £)
0.49 $
(11,346.09 ₫)
     -27.97 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.01 $
(0.76 £)
0.86 $
(19,948.45 ₫)
     -14.69 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.12 $
(0.83 £)
0.53 $
(12,140.20 ₫)
     -52.89 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 10.70 $
(8.00 £)
10.82 $
(250,000.00 ₫)
     +1.09 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.58 $
(1.93 £)
0.85 $
(19,756.54 ₫)
     -66.92 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.69 $
(2.01 £)
1.33 $
(30,780.53 ₫)
     -50.40 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 16.05 $
(12.00 £)
1.10 $
(25,500.00 ₫)
     -93.13 %
Transportation
London[ Edit ] Ho Chi Minh City[ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.74 $
(2.80 £)
0.26 $
(6,000.00 ₫)
     -93.07 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 200.62 $
(150.00 £)
6.49 $
(150,000.00 ₫)
     -96.77 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.01 $
(3.00 £)
0.52 $
(12,000.00 ₫)
     -87.06 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.30 $
(3.22 £)
0.97 $
(22,530.82 ₫)
     -77.36 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 38.52 $
(28.80 £)
1.38 $
(31,847.12 ₫)
     -96.42 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.36 $
(4.76 £)
3.50 $
(80,964.75 ₫)
     -44.93 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,510.77 $
(21,317.50 £)
43,265.97 $
(1,000,000,000.00 ₫)
     +51.75 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 30,318.82 $
(22,669.38 £)
35,189.73 $
(813,335,051.34 ₫)
     +16.07 %
Utilities (Monthly)
London[ Edit ] Ho Chi Minh City[ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 230.70 $
(172.50 £)
67.90 $
(1,569,292.26 ₫)
     -70.57 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.17 $
(0.13 £)
0.09 $
(2,022.66 ₫)
     -49.82 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 41.90 $
(31.33 £)
12.02 $
(277,902.38 ₫)
     -71.31 %
Sports And Leisure
London[ Edit ] Ho Chi Minh City[ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 58.29 $
(43.58 £)
24.20 $
(559,386.98 ₫)
     -58.48 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 14.42 $
(10.78 £)
8.09 $
(187,011.66 ₫)
     -43.90 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 17.39 $
(13.00 £)
4.33 $
(100,000.00 ₫)
     -75.12 %
Childcare
London[ Edit ] Ho Chi Minh City[ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,966.03 $
(1,470.00 £)
122.75 $
(2,837,058.84 ₫)
     -93.76 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 24,268.36 $
(18,145.45 £)
9,875.42 $
(228,249,216.91 ₫)
     -59.31 %
Clothing And Shoes
London[ Edit ] Ho Chi Minh City[ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 87.26 $
(65.25 £)
46.47 $
(1,073,948.00 ₫)
     -46.75 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 43.52 $
(32.54 £)
31.01 $
(716,802.52 ₫)
     -28.74 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 94.25 $
(70.47 £)
99.45 $
(2,298,484.13 ₫)
     +5.52 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 121.33 $
(90.72 £)
88.03 $
(2,034,526.63 ₫)
     -27.45 %
Rent Per Month
London[ Edit ] Ho Chi Minh City[ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,276.94 $
(1,702.47 £)
569.36 $
(13,159,447.05 ₫)
     -74.99 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,670.24 $
(1,248.84 £)
404.65 $
(9,352,613.56 ₫)
     -75.77 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,255.33 $
(3,181.71 £)
1,222.92 $
(28,265,272.81 ₫)
     -71.26 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,786.92 $
(2,083.78 £)
789.68 $
(18,251,773.94 ₫)
     -71.66 %
Buy Apartment Price
London[ Edit ] Ho Chi Minh City[ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,425.82 $
(1,066.09 £)
270.84 $
(6,259,893.64 ₫)
     -81.00 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 750.67 $
(561.28 £)
120.53 $
(2,785,855.46 ₫)
     -83.94 %
Salaries And Financing
London[ Edit ] Ho Chi Minh City[ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,804.35 $
(2,844.51 £)
450.55 $
(10,413,413.70 ₫)
     -88.16 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.88 9.21      +220.13 %
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