Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Vietnam Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Vietnam are 59.3% lower than in United States (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Vietnam are 66.2% lower than in United States
Rent Prices in Vietnam are 78.6% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Vietnam are 78.5% lower than in United States
Groceries Prices in Vietnam are 55.0% lower than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Vietnam is 71.7% lower than in United States
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Restaurants
United States Edit Vietnam Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 $
(508,970.62 ₫)
1.96 $
(50,000.00 ₫)
     -90.2 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 75.00 $
(1,908,639.81 ₫)
20.81 $
(529,485.31 ₫)
     -72.3 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 11.00 $
(279,933.84 ₫)
4.72 $
(120,000.00 ₫)
     -57.1 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 $
(152,691.18 ₫)
0.98 $
(25,000.00 ₫)
     -83.6 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.00 $
(178,139.72 ₫)
1.57 $
(40,000.00 ₫)
     -77.5 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.11 $
(129,928.35 ₫)
1.72 $
(43,894.47 ₫)
     -66.2 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.49 $
(63,366.45 ₫)
0.51 $
(12,946.94 ₫)
     -79.6 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.06 $
(52,406.14 ₫)
0.30 $
(7,744.55 ₫)
     -85.2 %
Markets
United States Edit Vietnam Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.00 $
(101,835.55 ₫)
5.44 $
(138,449.25 ₫)
     +36.0 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.24 $
(82,391.91 ₫)
0.89 $
(22,713.93 ₫)
     -72.4 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.07 $
(52,606.95 ₫)
0.41 $
(10,504.40 ₫)
     -80.0 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.71 $
(94,324.46 ₫)
1.57 $
(39,911.20 ₫)
     -57.7 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.83 $
(148,255.68 ₫)
5.23 $
(133,129.82 ₫)
     -10.2 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.50 $
(140,057.91 ₫)
1.65 $
(41,887.02 ₫)
     -70.1 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.28 $
(185,365.13 ₫)
4.63 $
(117,890.61 ₫)
     -36.4 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.40 $
(61,085.28 ₫)
1.43 $
(36,388.24 ₫)
     -40.4 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.76 $
(19,392.38 ₫)
0.47 $
(11,858.21 ₫)
     -38.9 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.03 $
(51,673.21 ₫)
0.65 $
(16,503.31 ₫)
     -68.1 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.21 $
(56,341.66 ₫)
0.48 $
(12,122.27 ₫)
     -78.5 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.36 $
(34,610.57 ₫)
0.54 $
(13,820.12 ₫)
     -60.1 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.38 $
(35,030.66 ₫)
0.54 $
(13,793.24 ₫)
     -60.6 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.16 $
(54,904.28 ₫)
0.80 $
(20,315.75 ₫)
     -63.0 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.19 $
(55,644.95 ₫)
0.49 $
(12,591.15 ₫)
     -77.4 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $
(381,727.96 ₫)
9.82 $
(250,000.00 ₫)
     -34.5 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.78 $
(45,174.21 ₫)
0.83 $
(21,009.88 ₫)
     -53.5 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.55 $
(90,349.37 ₫)
1.41 $
(35,883.99 ₫)
     -60.3 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 10.00 $
(254,485.31 ₫)
1.26 $
(32,000.00 ₫)
     -87.4 %
Transportation
United States Edit Vietnam Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 $
(63,621.33 ₫)
0.28 $
(7,000.00 ₫)
     -89.0 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 72.00 $
(1,832,294.21 ₫)
7.86 $
(200,000.00 ₫)
     -89.1 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.75 $
(95,431.99 ₫)
0.59 $
(15,000.00 ₫)
     -84.3 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.80 $
(71,255.91 ₫)
0.95 $
(24,140.17 ₫)
     -66.1 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
(763,455.92 ₫)
3.93 $
(100,000.00 ₫)
     -86.9 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.65 $
(93,005.02 ₫)
3.57 $
(90,820.61 ₫)
     -2.3 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 33,190.00 $
(844,636,735.89 ₫)
38,509.10 $
(980,000,000.00 ₫)
     +16.0 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,085.91 $
(663,848,101.05 ₫)
33,269.77 $
(846,666,666.67 ₫)
     +27.5 %
Utilities (Monthly)
United States Edit Vietnam Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 204.27 $
(5,198,384.52 ₫)
65.27 $
(1,661,043.69 ₫)
     -68.0 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 52.70 $
(1,341,064.80 ₫)
5.81 $
(147,980.77 ₫)
     -89.0 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 70.81 $
(1,802,030.92 ₫)
9.34 $
(237,756.08 ₫)
     -86.8 %
Sports And Leisure
United States Edit Vietnam Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 47.41 $
(1,206,474.13 ₫)
23.45 $
(596,803.96 ₫)
     -50.5 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 22.28 $
(566,888.96 ₫)
8.44 $
(214,673.71 ₫)
     -62.1 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 14.00 $
(356,279.43 ₫)
3.93 $
(100,000.00 ₫)
     -71.9 %
Childcare
United States Edit Vietnam Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,377.86 $
(35,064,511.20 ₫)
242.08 $
(6,160,547.67 ₫)
     -82.4 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 22,922.02 $
(583,331,685.33 ₫)
13,699.86 $
(348,641,289.97 ₫)
     -40.2 %
Clothing And Shoes
United States Edit Vietnam Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 52.23 $
(1,329,137.84 ₫)
32.54 $
(828,117.22 ₫)
     -37.7 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 43.02 $
(1,094,684.76 ₫)
27.04 $
(688,255.32 ₫)
     -37.1 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 88.78 $
(2,259,434.54 ₫)
89.56 $
(2,279,108.28 ₫)
     +0.9 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 114.75 $
(2,920,224.01 ₫)
92.03 $
(2,342,105.26 ₫)
     -19.8 %
Rent Per Month
United States Edit Vietnam Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,775.60 $
(45,186,446.25 ₫)
349.90 $
(8,904,478.27 ₫)
     -80.3 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,461.83 $
(37,201,332.19 ₫)
227.01 $
(5,777,185.75 ₫)
     -84.5 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,989.43 $
(76,076,609.76 ₫)
774.49 $
(19,709,659.99 ₫)
     -74.1 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,425.37 $
(61,722,014.84 ₫)
496.57 $
(12,636,931.41 ₫)
     -79.5 %
Buy Apartment Price
United States Edit Vietnam Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 338.76 $
(8,620,867.78 ₫)
242.77 $
(6,178,085.98 ₫)
     -28.3 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 271.19 $
(6,901,323.73 ₫)
130.91 $
(3,331,588.13 ₫)
     -51.7 %
Salaries And Financing
United States Edit Vietnam Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,526.34 $
(115,188,596.11 ₫)
432.03 $
(10,994,640.52 ₫)
     -90.5 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.57 10.25      +56.1 %
Last update: May 2024May 2024
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