Cost of Living Comparison Between Atlanta, GA and Ho Chi Minh City 

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Consumer Prices in Ho Chi Minh City are 49.01% lower than in Atlanta, GA (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Ho Chi Minh City are 56.82% lower than in Atlanta, GA
Rent Prices in Ho Chi Minh City are 68.87% lower than in Atlanta, GA
Restaurant Prices in Ho Chi Minh City are 70.19% lower than in Atlanta, GA
Groceries Prices in Ho Chi Minh City are 45.78% lower than in Atlanta, GA
Local Purchasing Power in Ho Chi Minh City is 76.70% lower than in Atlanta, GA
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Restaurants
Atlanta, GA Edit Ho Chi Minh City Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $
(357,995.31 ₫)
2.09 $
(50,000.00 ₫)
     -86.03 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 65.00 $
(1,551,313.00 ₫)
25.14 $
(600,000.00 ₫)
     -61.32 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 $
(190,930.83 ₫)
4.19 $
(100,000.00 ₫)
     -47.63 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 $
(143,198.12 ₫)
0.98 $
(23,500.00 ₫)
     -83.59 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.00 $
(143,198.12 ₫)
2.09 $
(50,000.00 ₫)
     -65.08 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.60 $
(109,797.16 ₫)
2.09 $
(49,933.84 ₫)
     -54.52 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.03 $
(48,550.74 ₫)
0.56 $
(13,392.86 ₫)
     -72.41 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.64 $
(39,150.71 ₫)
0.30 $
(7,275.86 ₫)
     -81.42 %
Markets
Atlanta, GA Edit Ho Chi Minh City Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.33 $
(79,383.18 ₫)
5.76 $
(137,449.63 ₫)
     +73.15 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.46 $
(58,696.38 ₫)
1.17 $
(28,016.03 ₫)
     -52.27 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.00 $
(47,806.20 ₫)
0.43 $
(10,163.84 ₫)
     -78.74 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.84 $
(67,700.89 ₫)
1.53 $
(36,553.85 ₫)
     -46.01 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.23 $
(124,880.85 ₫)
4.99 $
(119,085.58 ₫)
     -4.64 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.22 $
(124,493.02 ₫)
1.62 $
(38,722.51 ₫)
     -68.90 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.94 $
(141,792.83 ₫)
5.53 $
(131,967.19 ₫)
     -6.93 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.21 $
(52,759.62 ₫)
1.59 $
(37,982.44 ₫)
     -28.01 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.68 $
(16,297.33 ₫)
0.47 $
(11,172.71 ₫)
     -31.44 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.41 $
(57,591.42 ₫)
0.63 $
(15,075.29 ₫)
     -73.82 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.97 $
(47,102.01 ₫)
0.53 $
(12,672.25 ₫)
     -73.10 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.42 $
(33,830.60 ₫)
0.61 $
(14,489.77 ₫)
     -57.17 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.10 $
(26,173.47 ₫)
0.67 $
(16,062.53 ₫)
     -38.63 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.74 $
(41,587.12 ₫)
0.99 $
(23,678.57 ₫)
     -43.06 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.92 $
(45,922.84 ₫)
0.53 $
(12,608.70 ₫)
     -72.54 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 10.00 $
(238,663.54 ₫)
8.38 $
(200,000.00 ₫)
     -16.20 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.02 $
(72,178.67 ₫)
0.85 $
(20,395.98 ₫)
     -71.74 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.61 $
(86,157.54 ₫)
1.49 $
(35,466.67 ₫)
     -58.84 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 7.00 $
(167,064.48 ₫)
1.26 $
(30,000.00 ₫)
     -82.04 %
Transportation
Atlanta, GA Edit Ho Chi Minh City Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 $
(59,665.88 ₫)
0.29 $
(7,000.00 ₫)
     -88.27 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 95.00 $
(2,267,303.62 ₫)
6.18 $
(147,500.00 ₫)
     -93.49 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.50 $
(59,665.88 ₫)
0.50 $
(12,000.00 ₫)
     -79.89 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.25 $
(77,565.67 ₫)
1.08 $
(25,749.51 ₫)
     -66.80 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 24.00 $
(572,792.49 ₫)
3.14 $
(75,000.00 ₫)
     -86.91 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.93 $
(93,854.46 ₫)
4.32 $
(103,088.36 ₫)
     +9.84 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 27,000.00 $
(644,391,554.92 ₫)
41,899.99 $
(1,000,000,000.00 ₫)
     +55.19 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,691.00 $
(517,685,082.14 ₫)
36,926.46 $
(881,300,000.00 ₫)
     +70.24 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Atlanta, GA Edit Ho Chi Minh City Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 208.47 $
(4,975,463.69 ₫)
80.04 $
(1,910,321.77 ₫)
     -61.61 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.21 $
(4,892.60 ₫)
0.06 $
(1,390.00 ₫)
     -71.59 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 71.59 $
(1,708,680.20 ₫)
11.37 $
(271,250.00 ₫)
     -84.13 %
Sports And Leisure
Atlanta, GA Edit Ho Chi Minh City Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.33 $
(938,663.70 ₫)
27.93 $
(666,666.67 ₫)
     -28.98 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 21.75 $
(519,093.20 ₫)
9.40 $
(224,444.44 ₫)
     -56.76 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 $
(357,995.31 ₫)
3.77 $
(90,000.00 ₫)
     -74.86 %
Childcare
Atlanta, GA Edit Ho Chi Minh City Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,478.00 $
(35,274,471.04 ₫)
253.73 $
(6,055,555.56 ₫)
     -82.83 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 27,017.75 $
(644,815,148.61 ₫)
14,607.86 $
(348,636,363.64 ₫)
     -45.93 %
Clothing And Shoes
Atlanta, GA Edit Ho Chi Minh City Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 56.38 $
(1,345,603.39 ₫)
53.42 $
(1,275,000.00 ₫)
     -5.25 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 38.48 $
(918,404.17 ₫)
37.87 $
(903,846.15 ₫)
     -1.59 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 83.75 $
(1,998,807.14 ₫)
88.24 $
(2,105,882.35 ₫)
     +5.36 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 89.44 $
(2,134,712.76 ₫)
95.32 $
(2,275,000.00 ₫)
     +6.57 %
Rent Per Month
Atlanta, GA Edit Ho Chi Minh City Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,907.89 $
(45,534,490.97 ₫)
518.37 $
(12,371,500.00 ₫)
     -72.83 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,531.21 $
(36,544,502.02 ₫)
304.67 $
(7,271,473.68 ₫)
     -80.10 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,207.69 $
(76,555,919.77 ₫)
1,300.83 $
(31,046,100.00 ₫)
     -59.45 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,161.67 $
(51,591,101.65 ₫)
617.07 $
(14,727,111.39 ₫)
     -71.45 %
Buy Apartment Price
Atlanta, GA Edit Ho Chi Minh City Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 412.12 $
(9,835,839.24 ₫)
472.19 $
(11,269,519.59 ₫)
     +14.58 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 175.13 $
(4,179,831.20 ₫)
186.94 $
(4,461,573.30 ₫)
     +6.74 %
Salaries And Financing
Atlanta, GA Edit Ho Chi Minh City Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,988.76 $
(119,063,521.26 ₫)
501.96 $
(11,980,000.00 ₫)
     -89.94 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.84 9.18      +89.76 %
Last update: October 2022September 2022
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