Cost of Living Comparison Between Ho Chi Minh City and Hoi An 

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Cost of Living in Hoi An is 19.1% lower than in Ho Chi Minh City (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in Hoi An is 28.4% lower than in Ho Chi Minh City
Rent Prices in Hoi An are 52.4% lower than in Ho Chi Minh City
Restaurant Prices in Hoi An are 32.5% lower than in Ho Chi Minh City
Groceries Prices in Hoi An are 12.6% lower than in Ho Chi Minh City
Local Purchasing Power in Hoi An is 1.0% lower than in Ho Chi Minh City
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Restaurants
Ho Chi Minh City Edit Hoi An Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 50,000.00 ₫ 37,500.00 ₫      -25.0 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 600,000.00 ₫ 375,000.00 ₫      -37.5 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 120,000.00 ₫ 65,000.00 ₫      -45.8 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 30,000.00 ₫ 20,000.00 ₫      -33.3 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 50,000.00 ₫ 35,000.00 ₫      -30.0 %
Cappuccino (regular) 47,718.40 ₫ 37,666.67 ₫      -21.1 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 13,415.04 ₫ 15,000.00 ₫      +11.8 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 8,212.59 ₫ 8,333.33 ₫      +1.5 %
Markets
Ho Chi Minh City Edit Hoi An Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 144,949.75 ₫ 142,899.32 ₫      -1.4 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 25,510.70 ₫ 18,143.72 ₫      -28.9 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 10,843.03 ₫ 7,590.12 ₫      -30.0 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 39,360.00 ₫ 41,835.00 ₫      +6.3 %
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 ₫ 27,215.57 ₫      -27.9 %
Banana (1 lb) 12,301.44 ₫ 9,071.86 ₫      -26.3 %
Oranges (1 lb) 16,079.87 ₫ 11,339.82 ₫      -29.5 %
Tomato (1 lb) 13,866.98 ₫ 10,489.34 ₫      -24.4 %
Potato (1 lb) 14,892.97 ₫ 12,851.80 ₫      -13.7 %
Onion (1 lb) 14,640.97 ₫ 9,827.85 ₫      -32.9 %
Lettuce (1 head) 24,230.77 ₫ 10,000.00 ₫      -58.7 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 12,320.00 ₫ 12,816.67 ₫      +4.0 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 300,000.00 ₫ 149,500.00 ₫      -50.2 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 24,085.86 ₫ 19,000.00 ₫      -21.1 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 39,894.74 ₫ 35,000.00 ₫      -12.3 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 32,000.00 ₫ 30,000.00 ₫      -6.3 %
Transportation
Ho Chi Minh City Edit Hoi An Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 7,000.00 ₫ 6,000.00 ₫      -14.3 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 275,000.00 ₫ 100,000.00 ₫      -63.6 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 16,000.00 ₫ 20,000.00 ₫      +25.0 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 25,774.08 ₫ 27,761.19 ₫      +7.7 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 60,000.00 ₫ 100,000.00 ₫      +66.7 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 90,060.64 ₫ 89,671.69 ₫      -0.4 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 955,000,000.00 ₫ 850,591,913.00 ₫      -10.9 %
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 Hoi An Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 1,838,215.24 ₫ 1,200,000.00 ₫      -34.7 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 155,590.91 ₫ 142,875.00 ₫      -8.2 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 267,852.52 ₫ 200,000.00 ₫      -25.3 %
Sports And Leisure
Ho Chi Minh City Edit Hoi An Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 686,732.10 ₫ 400,000.00 ₫      -41.8 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 283,419.46 ₫ 125,000.00 ₫      -55.9 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 120,000.00 ₫ 75,000.00 ₫      -37.5 %
Childcare
Ho Chi Minh City Edit Hoi An 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 389,156,974.95 ₫ 384,333,333.34 ₫      -1.2 %
Clothing And Shoes
Ho Chi Minh City Edit Hoi An Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 897,222.22 ₫ 600,000.00 ₫      -33.1 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 723,529.41 ₫ 500,000.00 ₫      -30.9 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 2,522,222.22 ₫ 1,400,000.00 ₫      -44.5 %
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 Hoi An Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 12,726,019.34 ₫ 6,333,333.33 ₫      -50.2 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 7,970,951.86 ₫ 7,333,333.33 ₫      -8.0 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 30,290,404.78 ₫ 11,000,000.00 ₫      -63.7 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 16,524,447.92 ₫ 7,500,000.00 ₫      -54.6 %
Buy Apartment Price
Ho Chi Minh City Edit Hoi An Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 10,178,604.61 ₫ 3,716,090.67 ₫      -63.5 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 4,902,762.29 ₫ 2,322,556.67 ₫      -52.6 %
Salaries And Financing
Ho Chi Minh City Edit Hoi An Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 12,350,739.13 ₫ 8,750,000.00 ₫      -29.2 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 9.53 10.34      +8.5 %
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