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

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Rent Prices in Hoi An are 41.4% lower than in Ho Chi Minh City
Restaurant Prices in Hoi An are 34.2% lower than in Ho Chi Minh City
Groceries Prices in Hoi An are 4.0% 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 ₫ 35,000.00 ₫      -30.0 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 600,000.00 ₫ 275,000.00 ₫      -54.2 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 100,000.00 ₫ 120,000.00 ₫      +20.0 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 24,224.71 ₫ 20,000.00 ₫      -17.4 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 50,000.00 ₫ 30,000.00 ₫      -40.0 %
Cappuccino (regular) 49,356.92 ₫ 32,989.54 ₫      -33.2 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 13,500.00 ₫ 13,651.67 ₫      +1.1 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 7,448.28 ₫ 8,125.00 ₫      +9.1 %
Markets
Ho Chi Minh City Edit Hoi An Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 137,221.20 ₫ 94,635.31 ₫      -31.0 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 26,535.19 ₫ 18,143.72 ₫      -31.6 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 10,057.25 ₫ 10,357.04 ₫      +3.0 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 37,841.38 ₫ 35,000.00 ₫      -7.5 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 115,596.41 ₫ 158,757.52 ₫      +37.3 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 39,503.82 ₫ 40,020.24 ₫      +1.3 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 128,643.99 ₫ 113,398.23 ₫      -11.9 %
Apples (1 lb) 36,411.14 ₫ 32,205.10 ₫      -11.6 %
Banana (1 lb) 11,381.06 ₫ 13,380.99 ₫      +17.6 %
Oranges (1 lb) 15,659.76 ₫ 18,952.36 ₫      +21.0 %
Tomato (1 lb) 14,082.98 ₫ 9,071.86 ₫      -35.6 %
Potato (1 lb) 14,968.57 ₫ 11,339.82 ₫      -24.2 %
Onion (1 lb) 16,052.15 ₫ 9,071.86 ₫      -43.5 %
Lettuce (1 head) 26,750.00 ₫ 15,574.90 ₫      -41.8 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 12,800.00 ₫ 10,517.82 ₫      -17.8 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 200,000.00 ₫ 200,000.00 ₫      0.0 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 21,787.19 ₫ 16,647.73 ₫      -23.6 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 34,312.50 ₫ 35,000.00 ₫      +2.0 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 30,000.00 ₫ 30,000.00 ₫      0.0 %
Transportation
Ho Chi Minh City Edit Hoi An Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 7,000.00 ₫ ?     
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 135,000.00 ₫ ?     
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 13,750.00 ₫ 20,000.00 ₫      +45.5 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 24,944.84 ₫ 27,358.86 ₫      +9.7 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 50,000.00 ₫ 75,000.00 ₫      +50.0 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 106,337.56 ₫ 97,458.92 ₫      -8.3 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,000,000,000.00 ₫ 1,001,183,827.00 ₫      +0.1 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 905,000,000.00 ₫ 740,000,000.00 ₫      -18.2 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Ho Chi Minh City Edit Hoi An Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 1,688,770.33 ₫ 1,020,000.00 ₫      -39.6 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1,408.18 ₫ 1,500.00 ₫      +6.5 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 280,909.09 ₫ 200,000.00 ₫      -28.8 %
Sports And Leisure
Ho Chi Minh City Edit Hoi An Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 625,490.20 ₫ 900,000.00 ₫      +43.9 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 293,636.36 ₫ ?     
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 90,000.00 ₫ 90,000.00 ₫      0.0 %
Childcare
Ho Chi Minh City Edit Hoi An Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 6,454,545.45 ₫ 2,750,000.00 ₫      -57.4 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 353,571,428.57 ₫ 236,500,000.00 ₫      -33.1 %
Clothing And Shoes
Ho Chi Minh City Edit Hoi An Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 1,067,647.06 ₫ 829,747.05 ₫      -22.3 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 884,375.00 ₫ 599,750.00 ₫      -32.2 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 2,189,473.68 ₫ 2,329,352.91 ₫      +6.4 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 2,346,153.85 ₫ 2,500,000.00 ₫      +6.6 %
Rent Per Month
Ho Chi Minh City Edit Hoi An Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 11,900,000.00 ₫ 5,000,000.00 ₫      -58.0 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 7,161,943.71 ₫ 4,000,000.00 ₫      -44.1 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 29,116,265.92 ₫ 15,000,000.00 ₫      -48.5 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 14,943,615.17 ₫ 13,000,000.00 ₫      -13.0 %
Buy Apartment Price
Ho Chi Minh City Edit Hoi An Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 10,065,194.87 ₫ ?     
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 4,365,302.06 ₫ ?     
Salaries And Financing
Ho Chi Minh City Edit Hoi An Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 11,350,000.00 ₫ ?     
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 9.35 8.75      -6.4 %
Last update: February 2023February 2023
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