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

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Consumer Prices in Da Nang are 4.8% lower than in Ho Chi Minh City (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Da Nang are 12.7% lower than in Ho Chi Minh City
Rent Prices in Da Nang are 33.7% lower than in Ho Chi Minh City
Restaurant Prices in Da Nang are 9.5% lower than in Ho Chi Minh City
Groceries Prices in Da Nang are 0.3% lower than in Ho Chi Minh City
Local Purchasing Power in Da Nang is 21.8% 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 ₫ 600,000.00 ₫      0.0 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 120,000.00 ₫ 100,000.00 ₫      -16.7 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 26,887.72 ₫ 29,661.26 ₫      +10.3 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 45,000.00 ₫ 34,830.63 ₫      -22.6 %
Cappuccino (regular) 48,444.46 ₫ 37,403.92 ₫      -22.8 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 12,900.90 ₫ 15,683.06 ₫      +21.6 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 8,216.62 ₫ 7,800.00 ₫      -5.1 %
Markets
Ho Chi Minh City Edit Da Nang Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 142,098.56 ₫ 143,845.68 ₫      +1.2 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 24,368.27 ₫ 18,143.72 ₫      -25.5 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 10,452.36 ₫ 8,391.47 ₫      -19.7 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 39,432.00 ₫ 39,853.33 ₫      +1.1 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 136,954.82 ₫ 145,149.73 ₫      +6.0 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 41,813.02 ₫ 37,799.41 ₫      -9.6 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 121,395.79 ₫ 130,974.95 ₫      +7.9 %
Apples (1 lb) 37,988.41 ₫ 39,311.39 ₫      +3.5 %
Banana (1 lb) 12,177.23 ₫ 11,339.82 ₫      -6.9 %
Oranges (1 lb) 14,968.57 ₫ 15,119.76 ₫      +1.0 %
Tomato (1 lb) 12,917.54 ₫ 10,961.83 ₫      -15.1 %
Potato (1 lb) 14,855.17 ₫ 13,607.79 ₫      -8.4 %
Onion (1 lb) 14,061.38 ₫ 16,329.34 ₫      +16.1 %
Lettuce (1 head) 24,642.86 ₫ 19,250.00 ₫      -21.9 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 11,807.69 ₫ 11,983.33 ₫      +1.5 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 220,000.00 ₫ 200,000.00 ₫      -9.1 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 23,564.56 ₫ 20,170.45 ₫      -14.4 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 35,722.22 ₫ 35,833.33 ₫      +0.3 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 30,000.00 ₫ 30,000.00 ₫      0.0 %
Transportation
Ho Chi Minh City Edit Da Nang Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 7,000.00 ₫ 10,000.00 ₫      +42.9 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 207,661.12 ₫ 120,000.00 ₫      -42.2 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 15,000.00 ₫ 22,500.00 ₫      +50.0 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 25,362.59 ₫ 28,163.53 ₫      +11.0 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 60,000.00 ₫ 120,000.00 ₫      +100.0 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 89,603.48 ₫ 95,666.95 ₫      +6.8 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 800,000,000.00 ₫ 850,591,913.50 ₫      +6.3 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 892,272,727.27 ₫ 740,000,000.00 ₫      -17.1 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Ho Chi Minh City Edit Da Nang Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 1,730,908.69 ₫ 1,453,067.16 ₫      -16.1 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 159,000.00 ₫ 142,875.00 ₫      -10.1 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 273,921.52 ₫ 220,000.00 ₫      -19.7 %
Sports And Leisure
Ho Chi Minh City Edit Da Nang Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 736,191.83 ₫ 714,285.71 ₫      -3.0 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 277,370.65 ₫ 166,666.67 ₫      -39.9 %
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 7,535,714.29 ₫ 3,500,000.00 ₫      -53.6 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 413,917,835.16 ₫ 280,000,000.00 ₫      -32.4 %
Clothing And Shoes
Ho Chi Minh City Edit Da Nang Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 855,882.35 ₫ 1,075,000.00 ₫      +25.6 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 761,764.71 ₫ 579,800.00 ₫      -23.9 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 2,600,000.00 ₫ 1,500,000.00 ₫      -42.3 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 2,327,272.73 ₫ 2,500,000.00 ₫      +7.4 %
Rent Per Month
Ho Chi Minh City Edit Da Nang Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 12,220,758.03 ₫ 7,636,666.67 ₫      -37.5 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 7,604,166.67 ₫ 5,828,571.43 ₫      -23.4 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 28,261,132.08 ₫ 16,101,625.00 ₫      -43.0 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 15,096,533.02 ₫ 12,250,000.00 ₫      -18.9 %
Buy Apartment Price
Ho Chi Minh City Edit Da Nang Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 10,628,993.40 ₫ 4,459,308.81 ₫      -58.0 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 4,691,839.78 ₫ 2,400,863.35 ₫      -48.8 %
Salaries And Financing
Ho Chi Minh City Edit Da Nang Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 11,524,652.17 ₫ 12,250,000.00 ₫      +6.3 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 9.99 10.67      +6.7 %
Last update: February 2024February 2024
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