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

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Consumer Prices in Ho Chi Minh City are 48.43% lower than in Atlanta, GA (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Ho Chi Minh City are 53.86% lower than in Atlanta, GA
Rent Prices in Ho Chi Minh City are 63.36% lower than in Atlanta, GA
Restaurant Prices in Ho Chi Minh City are 66.92% lower than in Atlanta, GA
Groceries Prices in Ho Chi Minh City are 49.30% lower than in Atlanta, GA
Local Purchasing Power in Ho Chi Minh City is 77.16% lower than in Atlanta, GA
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Restaurants
Atlanta, GA Edit Ho Chi Minh City Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 14.00 $
(319,086.69 ₫)
2.19 $
(50,000.00 ₫)
     -84.33 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 $
(1,139,595.32 ₫)
24.00 $
(547,068.29 ₫)
     -51.99 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 $
(159,543.35 ₫)
4.39 $
(100,000.00 ₫)
     -37.32 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.75 $
(131,053.46 ₫)
0.88 $
(20,000.00 ₫)
     -84.74 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.00 $
(136,751.44 ₫)
1.89 $
(43,000.00 ₫)
     -68.56 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.33 $
(98,698.45 ₫)
1.98 $
(45,063.08 ₫)
     -54.34 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.02 $
(46,077.64 ₫)
0.58 $
(13,297.55 ₫)
     -71.14 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.70 $
(38,755.74 ₫)
0.29 $
(6,676.17 ₫)
     -82.77 %
Markets
Atlanta, GA Edit Ho Chi Minh City Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.12 $
(71,090.04 ₫)
5.91 $
(134,811.96 ₫)
     +89.64 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.27 $
(51,665.17 ₫)
0.91 $
(20,647.03 ₫)
     -60.04 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.67 $
(38,062.53 ₫)
0.39 $
(8,910.74 ₫)
     -76.59 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.99 $
(45,366.25 ₫)
1.46 $
(33,352.51 ₫)
     -26.48 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.88 $
(111,243.63 ₫)
5.22 $
(119,039.26 ₫)
     +7.01 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.76 $
(108,375.64 ₫)
1.42 $
(32,334.87 ₫)
     -70.16 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.66 $
(151,832.26 ₫)
5.38 $
(122,564.56 ₫)
     -19.28 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.76 $
(62,863.00 ₫)
1.19 $
(27,229.53 ₫)
     -56.68 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.11 $
(25,311.71 ₫)
0.47 $
(10,794.11 ₫)
     -57.36 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.39 $
(54,358.76 ₫)
0.76 $
(17,285.44 ₫)
     -68.20 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.24 $
(50,977.96 ₫)
0.49 $
(11,264.77 ₫)
     -77.90 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.56 $
(35,585.81 ₫)
0.61 $
(13,822.96 ₫)
     -61.16 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.22 $
(27,734.93 ₫)
0.61 $
(13,789.22 ₫)
     -50.28 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.94 $
(44,330.26 ₫)
0.99 $
(22,459.89 ₫)
     -49.34 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.05 $
(46,811.07 ₫)
0.51 $
(11,654.24 ₫)
     -75.10 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $
(341,878.60 ₫)
12.09 $
(275,554.78 ₫)
     -19.40 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.99 $
(68,086.30 ₫)
0.93 $
(21,254.32 ₫)
     -68.78 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.68 $
(83,823.57 ₫)
1.45 $
(33,100.57 ₫)
     -60.51 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 6.25 $
(142,449.42 ₫)
1.32 $
(30,000.00 ₫)
     -78.94 %
Transportation
Atlanta, GA Edit Ho Chi Minh City Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 $
(56,979.77 ₫)
0.31 $
(7,000.00 ₫)
     -87.71 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 95.00 $
(2,165,231.12 ₫)
7.62 $
(173,741.17 ₫)
     -91.98 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.62 $
(59,828.75 ₫)
0.53 $
(12,000.00 ₫)
     -79.94 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.50 $
(79,771.70 ₫)
1.06 $
(24,140.17 ₫)
     -69.74 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 26.25 $
(598,287.55 ₫)
1.76 $
(40,000.00 ₫)
     -93.31 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.53 $
(57,601.57 ₫)
3.22 $
(73,279.06 ₫)
     +27.22 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,000.00 $
(547,005,755.81 ₫)
43,910.87 $
(1,000,812,434.96 ₫)
     +82.96 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,243.78 $
(484,186,196.65 ₫)
34,949.56 $
(796,566,996.80 ₫)
     +64.52 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Atlanta, GA Edit Ho Chi Minh City Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 177.08 $
(4,035,922.83 ₫)
70.96 $
(1,617,261.73 ₫)
     -59.93 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.20 $
(4,482.41 ₫)
0.07 $
(1,635.61 ₫)
     -63.51 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 65.87 $
(1,501,199.28 ₫)
11.48 $
(261,630.90 ₫)
     -82.57 %
Sports And Leisure
Atlanta, GA Edit Ho Chi Minh City Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 36.05 $
(821,606.79 ₫)
23.03 $
(524,900.08 ₫)
     -36.11 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 16.47 $
(375,306.73 ₫)
9.53 $
(217,163.35 ₫)
     -42.14 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 14.00 $
(319,086.69 ₫)
4.39 $
(100,000.00 ₫)
     -68.66 %
Childcare
Atlanta, GA Edit Ho Chi Minh City Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,223.83 $
(27,893,352.45 ₫)
165.94 $
(3,782,009.44 ₫)
     -86.44 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 22,640.53 $
(516,020,842.69 ₫)
13,819.79 $
(314,979,294.08 ₫)
     -38.96 %
Clothing And Shoes
Atlanta, GA Edit Ho Chi Minh City Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 49.09 $
(1,118,896.13 ₫)
44.82 $
(1,021,421.79 ₫)
     -8.71 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 34.10 $
(777,174.11 ₫)
29.21 $
(665,747.79 ₫)
     -14.34 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 79.06 $
(1,801,882.54 ₫)
96.16 $
(2,191,705.44 ₫)
     +21.63 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 98.97 $
(2,255,768.61 ₫)
97.47 $
(2,221,524.43 ₫)
     -1.52 %
Rent Per Month
Atlanta, GA Edit Ho Chi Minh City Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,552.62 $
(35,387,190.58 ₫)
546.05 $
(12,445,588.76 ₫)
     -64.83 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,113.75 $
(25,384,525.49 ₫)
342.39 $
(7,803,788.33 ₫)
     -69.26 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,835.12 $
(64,617,735.23 ₫)
1,150.14 $
(26,213,860.14 ₫)
     -59.43 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,000.22 $
(45,588,923.63 ₫)
709.17 $
(16,163,400.59 ₫)
     -64.55 %
Buy Apartment Price
Atlanta, GA Edit Ho Chi Minh City Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 596.53 $
(13,596,128.29 ₫)
393.26 $
(8,963,217.80 ₫)
     -34.08 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 174.01 $
(3,965,983.39 ₫)
153.41 $
(3,496,455.22 ₫)
     -11.84 %
Salaries And Financing
Atlanta, GA Edit Ho Chi Minh City Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,889.70 $
(111,445,611.37 ₫)
515.20 $
(11,742,397.58 ₫)
     -89.46 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.56 9.26      +160.33 %
Last update: September 2021September 2021
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