NUMBEO

Cost of Living Comparison Between London and Ho Chi Minh City 

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Ho Chi Minh City are 52.30% lower than in London
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Ho Chi Minh City are 63.48% lower than in London
Rent Prices in Ho Chi Minh City are 77.76% lower than in London
Restaurant Prices in Ho Chi Minh City are 77.99% lower than in London
Groceries Prices in Ho Chi Minh City are 34.98% lower than in London
Local Purchasing Power in Ho Chi Minh City is 69.45% lower than in London
Currency: Sticky Currency      Switch to metric measurement units
  LondonHo Chi Minh CityDifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 18.86 $
(15.00 £)
1.72 $
(40,000.00 ₫)
     -90.88 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 62.88 $
(50.00 £)
17.20 $
(400,000.00 ₫)
     -72.65 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.55 $
(6.00 £)
3.55 $
(82,500.00 ₫)
     -52.99 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.29 $
(5.00 £)
0.86 $
(20,000.00 ₫)
     -86.32 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.66 $
(4.50 £)
1.61 $
(37,500.00 ₫)
     -71.51 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.42 $
(2.72 £)
1.89 $
(44,060.67 ₫)
     -44.67 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.60 $
(1.27 £)
0.53 $
(12,400.00 ₫)
     -66.73 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.23 $
(0.98 £)
0.32 $
(7,462.96 ₫)
     -73.99 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.42 $
(3.51 £)
6.16 $
(143,372.50 ₫)
     +39.54 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.27 $
(1.01 £)
0.73 $
(17,071.59 ₫)
     -42.01 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.99 $
(0.79 £)
0.34 $
(7,873.08 ₫)
     -65.74 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.71 $
(2.16 £)
1.16 $
(27,070.38 ₫)
     -57.07 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.95 $
(3.14 £)
7.93 $
(184,461.12 ₫)
     +100.57 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.83 $
(3.05 £)
1.12 $
(26,012.24 ₫)
     -70.81 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.07 $
(4.03 £)
4.72 $
(109,816.27 ₫)
     -6.91 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.29 $
(1.02 £)
1.14 $
(26,610.78 ₫)
     -11.00 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.59 $
(0.47 £)
0.37 $
(8,618.27 ₫)
     -37.08 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.18 $
(0.94 £)
0.61 $
(14,136.98 ₫)
     -48.71 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.26 $
(1.01 £)
0.36 $
(8,467.07 ₫)
     -71.20 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.66 $
(0.53 £)
0.51 $
(11,843.81 ₫)
     -23.04 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.65 $
(0.52 £)
0.39 $
(9,147.46 ₫)
     -39.31 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.96 $
(0.76 £)
0.50 $
(11,600.00 ₫)
     -48.05 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.25 $
(0.99 £)
0.47 $
(10,857.14 ₫)
     -62.69 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 10.06 $
(8.00 £)
10.75 $
(250,000.00 ₫)
     +6.85 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.96 $
(1.56 £)
0.67 $
(15,517.08 ₫)
     -65.93 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.63 $
(2.09 £)
1.15 $
(26,803.20 ₫)
     -56.22 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 13.83 $
(11.00 £)
1.03 $
(24,000.00 ₫)
     -92.54 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.14 $
(2.50 £)
0.26 $
(6,000.00 ₫)
     -91.79 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 176.05 $
(140.00 £)
6.02 $
(140,000.00 ₫)
     -96.58 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 6.29 $
(5.00 £)
0.52 $
(12,000.00 ₫)
     -91.79 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 6.07 $
(4.83 £)
0.93 $
(21,726.15 ₫)
     -84.61 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 50.30 $
(40.00 £)
1.29 $
(30,000.00 ₫)
     -97.44 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.11 $
(4.86 £)
3.32 $
(77,236.36 ₫)
     -45.65 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,049.45 $
(19,920.00 £)
44,005.21 $
(1,023,495,335.00 ₫)
     +75.67 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,213.90 $
(20,846.00 £)
35,842.22 $
(833,636,363.64 ₫)
     +36.73 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 189.13 $
(150.40 £)
48.61 $
(1,130,622.48 ₫)
     -74.30 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.14 $
(0.11 £)
0.08 $
(1,767.27 ₫)
     -44.91 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 41.49 $
(32.99 £)
11.37 $
(264,354.84 ₫)
     -72.61 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 57.58 $
(45.79 £)
23.59 $
(548,666.67 ₫)
     -59.03 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 14.06 $
(11.18 £)
8.97 $
(208,571.43 ₫)
     -36.24 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 16.35 $
(13.00 £)
3.44 $
(80,000.00 ₫)
     -78.96 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,589.20 $
(1,263.77 £)
151.51 $
(3,523,809.52 ₫)
     -90.47 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 20,937.30 $
(16,649.91 £)
7,979.74 $
(185,596,822.72 ₫)
     -61.89 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 80.14 $
(63.73 £)
41.62 $
(968,000.00 ₫)
     -48.07 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 38.47 $
(30.59 £)
30.81 $
(716,541.10 ₫)
     -19.92 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 84.81 $
(67.44 £)
90.28 $
(2,099,696.41 ₫)
     +6.45 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 100.36 $
(79.81 £)
79.59 $
(1,851,257.56 ₫)
     -20.69 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,147.29 $
(1,707.59 £)
439.92 $
(10,231,865.32 ₫)
     -79.51 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,549.68 $
(1,232.35 £)
279.93 $
(6,510,662.08 ₫)
     -81.94 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,010.09 $
(3,188.93 £)
963.08 $
(22,399,779.14 ₫)
     -75.98 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,545.87 $
(2,024.54 £)
625.06 $
(14,537,878.02 ₫)
     -75.45 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,565.18 $
(1,244.67 £)
208.52 $
(4,849,861.78 ₫)
     -86.68 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 911.39 $
(724.76 £)
103.55 $
(2,408,491.27 ₫)
     -88.64 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,214.32 $
(2,556.11 £)
358.59 $
(8,340,306.90 ₫)
     -88.84 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.24 8.88      +173.98 %
Last update: December 2018December 2018
Contributors:710209
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD