Cost of Living Comparison Between Vietnam and United States Reverse

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Consumer Prices in United States are 142.5% higher than in Vietnam (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United States are 191.9% higher than in Vietnam
Rent Prices in United States are 364.4% higher than in Vietnam
Restaurant Prices in United States are 359.1% higher than in Vietnam
Groceries Prices in United States are 118.3% higher than in Vietnam
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 255.9% higher than in Vietnam
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Restaurants
Vietnam Edit United States Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 50,000.00 ₫
(2.03 $)
493,100.00 ₫
(20.00 $)
     +886.2 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 500,000.00 ₫
(20.28 $)
1,849,125.00 ₫
(75.00 $)
     +269.8 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 120,000.00 ₫
(4.87 $)
258,877.50 ₫
(10.50 $)
     +115.7 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 25,000.00 ₫
(1.01 $)
147,930.00 ₫
(6.00 $)
     +491.7 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 40,000.00 ₫
(1.62 $)
172,585.00 ₫
(7.00 $)
     +331.5 %
Cappuccino (regular) 43,475.44 ₫
(1.76 $)
125,219.21 ₫
(5.08 $)
     +188.0 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 12,649.37 ₫
(0.51 $)
60,868.43 ₫
(2.47 $)
     +381.2 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 7,744.71 ₫
(0.31 $)
50,122.36 ₫
(2.03 $)
     +547.2 %
Markets
Vietnam Edit United States Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 138,401.86 ₫
(5.61 $)
98,996.39 ₫
(4.02 $)
     -28.5 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 22,551.18 ₫
(0.91 $)
79,567.42 ₫
(3.23 $)
     +252.8 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 10,321.02 ₫
(0.42 $)
50,745.16 ₫
(2.06 $)
     +391.7 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 39,953.35 ₫
(1.62 $)
91,856.81 ₫
(3.73 $)
     +129.9 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 132,484.15 ₫
(5.37 $)
143,513.42 ₫
(5.82 $)
     +8.3 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 41,770.66 ₫
(1.69 $)
136,063.73 ₫
(5.52 $)
     +225.7 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 115,514.29 ₫
(4.69 $)
178,565.69 ₫
(7.24 $)
     +54.6 %
Apples (1 lb) 35,861.52 ₫
(1.45 $)
59,401.31 ₫
(2.41 $)
     +65.6 %
Banana (1 lb) 11,944.61 ₫
(0.48 $)
18,778.68 ₫
(0.76 $)
     +57.2 %
Oranges (1 lb) 16,382.71 ₫
(0.66 $)
50,138.68 ₫
(2.03 $)
     +206.0 %
Tomato (1 lb) 11,951.36 ₫
(0.48 $)
54,769.65 ₫
(2.22 $)
     +358.3 %
Potato (1 lb) 13,581.77 ₫
(0.55 $)
33,709.10 ₫
(1.37 $)
     +148.2 %
Onion (1 lb) 13,440.01 ₫
(0.55 $)
33,958.96 ₫
(1.38 $)
     +152.7 %
Lettuce (1 head) 20,262.23 ₫
(0.82 $)
53,016.52 ₫
(2.15 $)
     +161.7 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 12,585.25 ₫
(0.51 $)
53,576.79 ₫
(2.17 $)
     +325.7 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 229,039.64 ₫
(9.29 $)
369,825.00 ₫
(15.00 $)
     +61.5 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 20,735.11 ₫
(0.84 $)
43,074.58 ₫
(1.75 $)
     +107.7 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 34,373.18 ₫
(1.39 $)
87,180.63 ₫
(3.54 $)
     +153.6 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 30,500.00 ₫
(1.24 $)
246,550.00 ₫
(10.00 $)
     +708.4 %
Transportation
Vietnam Edit United States Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 7,000.00 ₫
(0.28 $)
61,637.50 ₫
(2.50 $)
     +780.5 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 200,000.00 ₫
(8.11 $)
1,775,160.00 ₫
(72.00 $)
     +787.6 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 15,000.00 ₫
(0.61 $)
92,456.25 ₫
(3.75 $)
     +516.4 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 24,140.17 ₫
(0.98 $)
69,034.02 ₫
(2.80 $)
     +186.0 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 100,000.00 ₫
(4.06 $)
739,650.00 ₫
(30.00 $)
     +639.6 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 91,484.79 ₫
(3.71 $)
90,026.79 ₫
(3.65 $)
     -1.6 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 900,000,000.00 ₫
(36,503.75 $)
813,615,000.00 ₫
(33,000.00 $)
     -9.6 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 840,384,615.38 ₫
(34,085.77 $)
642,009,218.37 ₫
(26,039.72 $)
     -23.6 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Vietnam Edit United States Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 1,594,087.11 ₫
(64.66 $)
5,070,589.34 ₫
(205.66 $)
     +218.1 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 146,627.91 ₫
(5.95 $)
1,261,637.57 ₫
(51.17 $)
     +760.4 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 240,721.56 ₫
(9.76 $)
1,746,744.04 ₫
(70.85 $)
     +625.6 %
Sports And Leisure
Vietnam Edit United States Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 623,813.93 ₫
(25.30 $)
1,167,253.07 ₫
(47.34 $)
     +87.1 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 199,343.56 ₫
(8.09 $)
560,106.58 ₫
(22.72 $)
     +181.0 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 100,000.00 ₫
(4.06 $)
345,170.00 ₫
(14.00 $)
     +245.2 %
Childcare
Vietnam Edit United States Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 6,023,167.95 ₫
(244.30 $)
34,040,777.46 ₫
(1,380.68 $)
     +465.2 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 357,047,105.26 ₫
(14,481.73 $)
572,373,070.42 ₫
(23,215.29 $)
     +60.3 %
Clothing And Shoes
Vietnam Edit United States Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 791,961.25 ₫
(32.12 $)
1,290,102.05 ₫
(52.33 $)
     +62.9 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 709,868.18 ₫
(28.79 $)
1,073,801.11 ₫
(43.55 $)
     +51.3 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 2,276,167.86 ₫
(92.32 $)
2,180,080.81 ₫
(88.42 $)
     -4.2 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 2,279,411.76 ₫
(92.45 $)
2,822,259.18 ₫
(114.47 $)
     +23.8 %
Rent Per Month
Vietnam Edit United States Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 8,755,393.41 ₫
(355.12 $)
43,589,466.47 ₫
(1,767.98 $)
     +397.9 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 5,515,824.09 ₫
(223.72 $)
35,751,742.77 ₫
(1,450.08 $)
     +548.2 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 19,347,549.39 ₫
(784.73 $)
72,926,520.71 ₫
(2,957.88 $)
     +276.9 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 11,904,274.97 ₫
(482.83 $)
59,160,472.67 ₫
(2,399.53 $)
     +397.0 %
Buy Apartment Price
Vietnam Edit United States Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 6,183,626.11 ₫
(250.81 $)
7,915,430.99 ₫
(321.05 $)
     +28.0 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 3,241,677.19 ₫
(131.48 $)
6,303,997.13 ₫
(255.69 $)
     +94.5 %
Salaries And Financing
Vietnam Edit United States Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 10,773,851.32 ₫
(436.98 $)
111,947,427.24 ₫
(4,540.56 $)
     +939.1 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 10.29 6.56      -36.2 %
Last update: March 2024March 2024
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