Cost of Living Comparison Between London and Ho Chi Minh City 

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Consumer Prices in Ho Chi Minh City are 56.35% lower than in London (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Ho Chi Minh City are 63.91% lower than in London
Rent Prices in Ho Chi Minh City are 73.90% lower than in London
Restaurant Prices in Ho Chi Minh City are 77.05% lower than in London
Groceries Prices in Ho Chi Minh City are 41.31% lower than in London
Local Purchasing Power in Ho Chi Minh City is 67.78% lower than in London
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Restaurants
London Edit Ho Chi Minh City Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.92 $
(15.00 £)
2.16 $
(50,000.00 ₫)
     -89.69 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 83.70 $
(60.00 £)
24.16 $
(560,000.00 ₫)
     -71.13 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.37 $
(6.00 £)
4.10 $
(95,000.00 ₫)
     -51.02 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.97 $
(5.00 £)
0.86 $
(20,000.00 ₫)
     -87.63 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.97 $
(5.00 £)
1.73 $
(40,000.00 ₫)
     -75.25 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.09 $
(2.93 £)
2.03 $
(47,001.33 ₫)
     -50.44 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.14 $
(1.54 £)
0.55 $
(12,737.38 ₫)
     -74.36 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.63 $
(1.17 £)
0.33 $
(7,594.24 ₫)
     -79.90 %
Markets
London Edit Ho Chi Minh City Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.96 $
(3.55 £)
5.27 $
(122,196.78 ₫)
     +6.37 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.28 $
(0.92 £)
0.74 $
(17,167.11 ₫)
     -42.20 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.90 $
(0.65 £)
0.36 $
(8,391.70 ₫)
     -59.92 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.05 $
(2.18 £)
1.42 $
(32,809.88 ₫)
     -53.55 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.27 $
(3.06 £)
6.07 $
(140,753.04 ₫)
     +42.21 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.78 $
(2.71 £)
1.37 $
(31,783.36 ₫)
     -63.69 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.11 $
(4.38 £)
5.08 $
(117,696.37 ₫)
     -16.91 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.31 $
(0.94 £)
1.23 $
(28,489.83 ₫)
     -6.44 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.71 $
(0.51 £)
0.41 $
(9,600.47 ₫)
     -41.85 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.17 $
(0.84 £)
0.67 $
(15,456.52 ₫)
     -43.22 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.58 $
(1.13 £)
0.41 $
(9,440.35 ₫)
     -74.26 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.76 $
(0.55 £)
0.51 $
(11,775.54 ₫)
     -33.35 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.71 $
(0.51 £)
0.50 $
(11,518.42 ₫)
     -30.38 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.12 $
(0.80 £)
0.87 $
(20,215.53 ₫)
     -21.80 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.26 $
(0.90 £)
0.52 $
(12,164.30 ₫)
     -58.38 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 11.16 $
(8.00 £)
10.79 $
(250,000.00 ₫)
     -3.33 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.57 $
(1.84 £)
0.87 $
(20,070.24 ₫)
     -66.26 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.85 $
(2.05 £)
1.36 $
(31,576.49 ₫)
     -52.26 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 16.74 $
(12.00 £)
1.14 $
(26,500.00 ₫)
     -93.17 %
Transportation
London Edit Ho Chi Minh City Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.91 $
(2.80 £)
0.26 $
(6,000.00 ₫)
     -93.37 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 209.25 $
(150.00 £)
6.47 $
(150,000.00 ₫)
     -96.91 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.63 $
(2.60 £)
0.52 $
(12,000.00 ₫)
     -85.72 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.82 $
(2.74 £)
1.01 $
(23,335.50 ₫)
     -73.62 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 40.18 $
(28.80 £)
1.45 $
(33,581.73 ₫)
     -96.39 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.40 $
(4.59 £)
3.31 $
(76,781.69 ₫)
     -48.26 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 32,318.48 $
(23,167.50 £)
43,151.38 $
(1,000,000,000.00 ₫)
     +33.52 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 31,719.71 $
(22,738.27 £)
35,202.00 $
(815,779,250.53 ₫)
     +10.98 %
Utilities (Monthly)
London Edit Ho Chi Minh City Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 258.81 $
(185.53 £)
70.76 $
(1,639,906.58 ₫)
     -72.66 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.17 $
(0.12 £)
0.09 $
(1,970.01 ₫)
     -50.53 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 43.97 $
(31.52 £)
11.94 $
(276,685.47 ₫)
     -72.85 %
Sports And Leisure
London Edit Ho Chi Minh City Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 61.93 $
(44.40 £)
23.42 $
(542,689.89 ₫)
     -62.19 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 14.96 $
(10.72 £)
7.91 $
(183,359.78 ₫)
     -47.09 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 19.11 $
(13.70 £)
4.32 $
(100,000.00 ₫)
     -77.42 %
Childcare
London Edit Ho Chi Minh City Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,016.48 $
(1,445.52 £)
123.30 $
(2,857,475.81 ₫)
     -93.89 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 25,322.01 $
(18,152.08 £)
9,906.87 $
(229,584,174.31 ₫)
     -60.88 %
Clothing And Shoes
London Edit Ho Chi Minh City Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 91.06 $
(65.28 £)
44.68 $
(1,035,356.62 ₫)
     -50.94 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 45.97 $
(32.95 £)
28.29 $
(655,617.00 ₫)
     -38.46 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 98.45 $
(70.57 £)
99.16 $
(2,297,911.09 ₫)
     +0.72 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 127.61 $
(91.47 £)
88.38 $
(2,048,144.39 ₫)
     -30.74 %
Rent Per Month
London Edit Ho Chi Minh City Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,357.22 $
(1,689.78 £)
559.07 $
(12,956,012.86 ₫)
     -76.28 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,736.06 $
(1,244.49 £)
393.16 $
(9,111,264.83 ₫)
     -77.35 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,385.51 $
(3,143.75 £)
1,220.97 $
(28,295,057.10 ₫)
     -72.16 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,873.64 $
(2,059.97 £)
812.02 $
(18,817,881.66 ₫)
     -71.74 %
Buy Apartment Price
London Edit Ho Chi Minh City Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,434.01 $
(1,027.97 £)
272.42 $
(6,313,172.25 ₫)
     -81.00 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 732.68 $
(525.22 £)
120.58 $
(2,794,348.15 ₫)
     -83.54 %
Salaries And Financing
London Edit Ho Chi Minh City Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,996.70 $
(2,865.04 £)
464.64 $
(10,767,741.68 ₫)
     -88.37 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.69 9.20      +242.46 %
Last update: February 2021February 2021
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