Cost of Living Comparison Between Thailand and Vietnam Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Vietnam are 14.5% lower than in Thailand (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Vietnam are 15.7% lower than in Thailand
Rent Prices in Vietnam are 19.5% lower than in Thailand
Restaurant Prices in Vietnam are 18.1% lower than in Thailand
Groceries Prices in Vietnam are 15.7% lower than in Thailand
Local Purchasing Power in Vietnam is 2.0% lower than in Thailand
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Restaurants
Thailand Edit Vietnam Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 100.00 ฿
(68,986.59 ₫)
72.48 ฿
(50,000.00 ₫)
     -27.5 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 800.00 ฿
(551,892.68 ₫)
724.78 ฿
(500,000.00 ₫)
     -9.4 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 200.00 ฿
(137,973.17 ₫)
173.95 ฿
(120,000.00 ₫)
     -13.0 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 70.00 ฿
(48,290.61 ₫)
36.24 ฿
(25,000.00 ₫)
     -48.2 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 120.00 ฿
(82,783.90 ₫)
57.98 ฿
(40,000.00 ₫)
     -51.7 %
Cappuccino (regular) 68.99 ฿
(47,594.18 ₫)
63.79 ฿
(44,009.58 ₫)
     -7.5 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 22.31 ฿
(15,390.66 ₫)
18.52 ฿
(12,778.17 ₫)
     -17.0 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 12.15 ฿
(8,383.49 ₫)
11.20 ฿
(7,726.63 ₫)
     -7.8 %
Markets
Thailand Edit Vietnam Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 213.53 ฿
(147,303.76 ₫)
198.43 ฿
(136,891.17 ₫)
     -7.1 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 42.88 ฿
(29,583.87 ₫)
33.14 ฿
(22,862.43 ₫)
     -22.7 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 19.48 ฿
(13,438.61 ₫)
15.08 ฿
(10,402.41 ₫)
     -22.6 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 71.58 ฿
(49,382.04 ₫)
57.84 ฿
(39,900.21 ₫)
     -19.2 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 275.96 ฿
(190,373.14 ₫)
193.53 ฿
(133,506.89 ₫)
     -29.9 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 42.17 ฿
(29,094.34 ₫)
59.99 ฿
(41,385.56 ₫)
     +42.2 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 165.08 ฿
(113,885.07 ₫)
168.04 ฿
(115,924.71 ₫)
     +1.8 %
Apples (1 lb) 42.22 ฿
(29,125.81 ₫)
52.19 ฿
(36,007.25 ₫)
     +23.6 %
Banana (1 lb) 19.00 ฿
(13,110.07 ₫)
17.38 ฿
(11,986.75 ₫)
     -8.6 %
Oranges (1 lb) 30.88 ฿
(21,300.34 ₫)
24.04 ฿
(16,585.78 ₫)
     -22.1 %
Tomato (1 lb) 22.27 ฿
(15,364.45 ₫)
17.67 ฿
(12,189.35 ₫)
     -20.7 %
Potato (1 lb) 22.36 ฿
(15,425.08 ₫)
19.75 ฿
(13,627.98 ₫)
     -11.7 %
Onion (1 lb) 18.22 ฿
(12,569.21 ₫)
19.56 ฿
(13,497.01 ₫)
     +7.4 %
Lettuce (1 head) 39.17 ฿
(27,025.04 ₫)
29.62 ฿
(20,434.75 ₫)
     -24.4 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 16.51 ฿
(11,392.24 ₫)
18.35 ฿
(12,658.31 ₫)
     +11.1 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 600.00 ฿
(413,919.51 ₫)
356.58 ฿
(245,989.98 ₫)
     -40.6 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 58.30 ฿
(40,216.00 ₫)
30.30 ฿
(20,905.41 ₫)
     -48.0 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 96.69 ฿
(66,703.75 ₫)
50.83 ฿
(35,068.83 ₫)
     -47.4 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 145.00 ฿
(100,030.55 ₫)
46.39 ฿
(32,000.00 ₫)
     -68.0 %
Transportation
Thailand Edit Vietnam Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 30.00 ฿
(20,695.98 ₫)
10.15 ฿
(7,000.00 ₫)
     -66.2 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,200.00 ฿
(827,839.03 ₫)
289.91 ฿
(200,000.00 ₫)
     -75.8 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 35.00 ฿
(24,145.30 ₫)
21.74 ฿
(15,000.00 ₫)
     -37.9 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 64.37 ฿
(44,409.27 ₫)
34.99 ฿
(24,140.17 ₫)
     -45.6 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 180.00 ฿
(124,175.85 ₫)
144.96 ฿
(100,000.00 ₫)
     -19.5 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 156.56 ฿
(108,003.39 ₫)
131.22 ฿
(90,525.66 ₫)
     -16.2 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 932,500.00 ฿
(643,299,910.39 ₫)
1,449,557.17 ฿
(1,000,000,000.00 ₫)
     +55.4 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 886,921.05 ฿
(611,856,550.86 ₫)
1,209,510.51 ฿
(834,400,000.00 ₫)
     +36.4 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Thailand Edit Vietnam Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 2,545.73 ฿
(1,756,215.03 ₫)
2,346.64 ฿
(1,618,868.00 ₫)
     -7.8 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 484.58 ฿
(334,295.81 ₫)
212.15 ฿
(146,354.17 ₫)
     -56.2 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 588.20 ฿
(405,779.14 ₫)
347.62 ฿
(239,810.17 ₫)
     -40.9 %
Sports And Leisure
Thailand Edit Vietnam Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 1,603.52 ฿
(1,106,216.46 ₫)
891.29 ฿
(614,869.46 ₫)
     -44.4 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 321.17 ฿
(221,564.29 ₫)
296.84 ฿
(204,779.41 ₫)
     -7.6 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 220.00 ฿
(151,770.49 ₫)
144.96 ฿
(100,000.00 ₫)
     -34.1 %
Childcare
Thailand Edit Vietnam Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 13,748.22 ฿
(9,484,426.30 ₫)
8,782.32 ฿
(6,058,623.17 ₫)
     -36.1 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 392,636.15 ฿
(270,866,276.23 ₫)
494,758.23 ฿
(341,316,812.11 ₫)
     +26.0 %
Clothing And Shoes
Thailand Edit Vietnam Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 1,577.33 ฿
(1,088,149.15 ₫)
1,180.81 ฿
(814,599.14 ₫)
     -25.1 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 1,175.17 ฿
(810,710.28 ₫)
1,012.51 ฿
(698,492.69 ₫)
     -13.8 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 3,118.07 ฿
(2,151,046.66 ₫)
3,295.22 ฿
(2,273,261.35 ₫)
     +5.7 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 2,524.79 ฿
(1,741,763.62 ₫)
3,321.90 ฿
(2,291,666.67 ₫)
     +31.6 %
Rent Per Month
Thailand Edit Vietnam Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 16,817.16 ฿
(11,601,582.27 ₫)
12,941.14 ฿
(8,927,653.77 ₫)
     -23.0 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 8,547.24 ฿
(5,896,449.74 ₫)
8,133.51 ฿
(5,611,030.76 ₫)
     -4.8 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 35,433.79 ฿
(24,444,560.08 ₫)
27,990.46 ฿
(19,309,663.98 ₫)
     -21.0 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 22,603.31 ฿
(15,593,252.89 ₫)
17,730.08 ฿
(12,231,379.08 ₫)
     -21.6 %
Buy Apartment Price
Thailand Edit Vietnam Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 12,075.76 ฿
(8,330,654.23 ₫)
8,865.43 ฿
(6,115,960.59 ₫)
     -26.6 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 6,820.99 ฿
(4,705,564.67 ₫)
4,761.16 ฿
(3,284,563.13 ₫)
     -30.2 %
Salaries And Financing
Thailand Edit Vietnam Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 19,144.79 ฿
(13,207,334.13 ₫)
15,823.97 ฿
(10,916,415.12 ₫)
     -17.3 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.50 10.34      +87.9 %
Last update: April 2024April 2024
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