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Cost of Living Comparison Between London and Ho Chi Minh City 

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Consumer Prices in Ho Chi Minh City are 53.04% lower than in London
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Ho Chi Minh City are 64.18% lower than in London
Rent Prices in Ho Chi Minh City are 78.37% lower than in London
Restaurant Prices in Ho Chi Minh City are 77.87% lower than in London
Groceries Prices in Ho Chi Minh City are 35.06% lower than in London
Local Purchasing Power in Ho Chi Minh City is 63.62% lower than in London
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 19.33 $
(15.00 £)
1.84 $
(42,500.00 ₫)
     -90.51 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 64.45 $
(50.00 £)
17.28 $
(400,000.00 ₫)
     -73.19 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.72 $
(5.99 £)
3.84 $
(89,000.00 ₫)
     -50.21 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.44 $
(5.00 £)
0.86 $
(20,000.00 ₫)
     -86.60 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.80 $
(4.50 £)
1.62 $
(37,500.00 ₫)
     -72.08 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.51 $
(2.73 £)
1.85 $
(42,802.58 ₫)
     -47.38 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.72 $
(1.33 £)
0.49 $
(11,260.87 ₫)
     -71.64 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.28 $
(1.00 £)
0.31 $
(7,250.00 ₫)
     -75.63 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.46 $
(3.46 £)
5.91 $
(136,905.75 ₫)
     +32.54 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.28 $
(0.99 £)
0.75 $
(17,312.13 ₫)
     -41.36 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.92 $
(0.71 £)
0.35 $
(8,194.91 ₫)
     -61.53 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.71 $
(2.10 £)
1.16 $
(26,935.67 ₫)
     -57.03 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.14 $
(3.21 £)
7.97 $
(184,461.12 ₫)
     +92.49 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.85 $
(2.99 £)
1.18 $
(27,212.30 ₫)
     -69.48 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.32 $
(4.13 £)
4.77 $
(110,510.18 ₫)
     -10.29 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.34 $
(1.04 £)
1.20 $
(27,704.06 ₫)
     -10.62 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.65 $
(0.51 £)
0.41 $
(9,449.85 ₫)
     -37.33 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.21 $
(0.94 £)
0.63 $
(14,571.67 ₫)
     -47.93 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.35 $
(1.05 £)
0.39 $
(9,071.86 ₫)
     -70.94 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.70 $
(0.55 £)
0.53 $
(12,347.81 ₫)
     -24.27 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.69 $
(0.53 £)
0.44 $
(10,130.24 ₫)
     -36.22 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.04 $
(0.81 £)
0.50 $
(11,600.00 ₫)
     -51.92 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.24 $
(0.96 £)
0.50 $
(11,529.41 ₫)
     -59.78 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 10.31 $
(8.00 £)
10.15 $
(235,000.00 ₫)
     -1.57 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.04 $
(1.58 £)
0.68 $
(15,716.13 ₫)
     -66.69 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.77 $
(2.15 £)
1.16 $
(26,791.39 ₫)
     -58.25 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 14.18 $
(11.00 £)
1.04 $
(24,000.00 ₫)
     -92.69 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.22 $
(2.50 £)
0.26 $
(6,000.00 ₫)
     -91.96 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 182.61 $
(141.67 £)
6.26 $
(145,000.00 ₫)
     -96.57 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 6.44 $
(5.00 £)
0.52 $
(12,000.00 ₫)
     -91.96 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 6.22 $
(4.83 £)
0.97 $
(22,530.82 ₫)
     -84.36 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 51.56 $
(40.00 £)
1.30 $
(30,000.00 ₫)
     -97.49 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.32 $
(4.90 £)
3.30 $
(76,453.98 ₫)
     -47.77 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,780.87 $
(19,225.00 £)
41,538.27 $
(961,747,667.50 ₫)
     +67.62 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,960.89 $
(20,916.26 £)
34,944.96 $
(809,090,909.09 ₫)
     +29.61 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 203.44 $
(157.83 £)
51.95 $
(1,202,700.85 ₫)
     -74.47 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.17 $
(0.13 £)
0.08 $
(1,870.48 ₫)
     -52.33 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 41.72 $
(32.36 £)
11.73 $
(271,637.59 ₫)
     -71.88 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 57.06 $
(44.27 £)
22.22 $
(514,561.40 ₫)
     -61.05 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 14.05 $
(10.90 £)
8.42 $
(195,000.00 ₫)
     -40.04 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 16.11 $
(12.50 £)
3.46 $
(80,000.00 ₫)
     -78.56 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,618.80 $
(1,255.86 £)
147.93 $
(3,425,000.00 ₫)
     -90.86 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 21,618.87 $
(16,771.92 £)
7,522.10 $
(174,161,348.80 ₫)
     -65.21 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 85.20 $
(66.10 £)
45.63 $
(1,056,551.72 ₫)
     -46.44 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 39.73 $
(30.82 £)
31.27 $
(723,965.44 ₫)
     -21.29 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 88.24 $
(68.46 £)
91.50 $
(2,118,504.23 ₫)
     +3.69 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 104.31 $
(80.93 £)
76.77 $
(1,777,510.80 ₫)
     -26.40 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,242.62 $
(1,739.83 £)
444.15 $
(10,283,433.11 ₫)
     -80.20 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,591.99 $
(1,235.06 £)
284.35 $
(6,583,752.48 ₫)
     -82.14 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,172.64 $
(3,237.13 £)
956.62 $
(22,148,836.32 ₫)
     -77.07 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,577.81 $
(1,999.86 £)
604.36 $
(13,992,954.92 ₫)
     -76.56 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,626.44 $
(1,261.79 £)
211.93 $
(4,906,780.90 ₫)
     -86.97 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 845.17 $
(655.68 £)
104.83 $
(2,427,071.72 ₫)
     -87.60 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,790.12 $
(2,164.58 £)
363.55 $
(8,417,443.46 ₫)
     -86.97 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.25 9.15      +181.21 %
Last update: February 2019February 2019
Contributors:766226
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD