Cost of Living Comparison Between Ho Chi Minh City and Da Nang 

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Cost of Living in Da Nang is 8.7% lower than in Ho Chi Minh City (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in Da Nang is 16.3% lower than in Ho Chi Minh City
Rent Prices in Da Nang are 35.7% lower than in Ho Chi Minh City
Restaurant Prices in Da Nang are 4.9% higher than in Ho Chi Minh City
Groceries Prices in Da Nang are 5.0% lower than in Ho Chi Minh City
Local Purchasing Power in Da Nang is 8.3% higher than in Ho Chi Minh City
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Restaurants
Ho Chi Minh City Edit Da Nang Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 50,000.00 ₫ 40,000.00 ₫      -20.0 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 600,000.00 ₫ 773,488.43 ₫      +28.9 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 115,000.00 ₫ 100,000.00 ₫      -13.0 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 30,000.00 ₫ 30,000.00 ₫      0.0 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 50,000.00 ₫ 40,000.00 ₫      -20.0 %
Cappuccino (regular) 47,724.13 ₫ 42,045.45 ₫      -11.9 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 13,416.20 ₫ 15,777.78 ₫      +17.6 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 8,013.46 ₫ 8,333.33 ₫      +4.0 %
Markets
Ho Chi Minh City Edit Da Nang Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 144,949.75 ₫ 147,210.49 ₫      +1.6 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 25,510.70 ₫ 18,143.72 ₫      -28.9 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 10,843.03 ₫ 9,525.45 ₫      -12.2 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 39,360.00 ₫ 41,320.00 ₫      +5.0 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 139,734.97 ₫ 143,637.75 ₫      +2.8 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 43,069.73 ₫ 39,689.38 ₫      -7.8 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 125,573.62 ₫ 130,974.95 ₫      +4.3 %
Apples (1 lb) 37,757.07 ₫ 39,311.39 ₫      +4.1 %
Banana (1 lb) 12,301.44 ₫ 10,432.64 ₫      -15.2 %
Oranges (1 lb) 16,079.87 ₫ 13,267.59 ₫      -17.5 %
Tomato (1 lb) 13,866.98 ₫ 9,922.34 ₫      -28.4 %
Potato (1 lb) 14,892.97 ₫ 12,473.81 ₫      -16.2 %
Onion (1 lb) 14,640.97 ₫ 16,329.34 ₫      +11.5 %
Lettuce (1 head) 24,230.77 ₫ 19,250.00 ₫      -20.6 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 12,320.00 ₫ 12,414.29 ₫      +0.8 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 300,000.00 ₫ 200,000.00 ₫      -33.3 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 24,085.86 ₫ 20,976.43 ₫      -12.9 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 39,894.74 ₫ 41,666.67 ₫      +4.4 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 32,000.00 ₫ 30,000.00 ₫      -6.2 %
Transportation
Ho Chi Minh City Edit Da Nang Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 7,000.00 ₫ 9,000.00 ₫      +28.6 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 275,000.00 ₫ 110,000.00 ₫      -60.0 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 16,000.00 ₫ 20,000.00 ₫      +25.0 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 25,779.01 ₫ 29,484.11 ₫      +14.4 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 80,000.00 ₫ 310,000.00 ₫      +287.5 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 90,060.64 ₫ 89,439.11 ₫      -0.7 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 955,000,000.00 ₫ 700,000,000.00 ₫      -26.7 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 943,333,333.33 ₫ 740,000,000.00 ₫      -21.6 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Ho Chi Minh City Edit Da Nang Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 1,838,215.24 ₫ 1,430,808.76 ₫      -22.2 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 155,590.91 ₫ 143,666.67 ₫      -7.7 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 267,860.22 ₫ 220,000.00 ₫      -17.9 %
Sports And Leisure
Ho Chi Minh City Edit Da Nang Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 686,754.31 ₫ 687,500.00 ₫      +0.1 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 283,426.93 ₫ 166,666.67 ₫      -41.2 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 120,000.00 ₫ 90,000.00 ₫      -25.0 %
Childcare
Ho Chi Minh City Edit Da Nang Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 7,062,500.00 ₫ 3,500,000.00 ₫      -50.4 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 389,167,151.96 ₫ 280,000,000.00 ₫      -28.1 %
Clothing And Shoes
Ho Chi Minh City Edit Da Nang Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 897,222.22 ₫ 1,075,000.00 ₫      +19.8 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 711,111.11 ₫ 579,800.00 ₫      -18.5 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 2,522,222.22 ₫ 1,500,000.00 ₫      -40.5 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 2,441,666.67 ₫ 2,500,000.00 ₫      +2.4 %
Rent Per Month
Ho Chi Minh City Edit Da Nang Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 12,724,331.19 ₫ 7,914,444.44 ₫      -37.8 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 7,970,070.67 ₫ 5,912,500.00 ₫      -25.8 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 30,286,318.08 ₫ 17,101,625.00 ₫      -43.5 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 16,522,615.75 ₫ 12,500,000.00 ₫      -24.3 %
Buy Apartment Price
Ho Chi Minh City Edit Da Nang Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 10,178,604.61 ₫ 4,459,308.81 ₫      -56.2 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 4,902,762.29 ₫ 2,427,295.02 ₫      -50.5 %
Salaries And Financing
Ho Chi Minh City Edit Da Nang Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 12,350,739.13 ₫ 11,200,000.00 ₫      -9.3 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 9.42 10.67      +13.2 %
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