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Cost of Living in Vietnam

Cost of living in Vietnam is 47.09% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Vietnam is 62.61% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Avg. Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 40,000.00 ₫ 30,000.00-60,000.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 375,000.00 ₫ 200,000.00-500,000.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 100,000.00 ₫ 80,000.00-120,000.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 18,181.82 ₫ 13,000.00-25,000.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 30,000.00 ₫ 20,000.00-50,000.00
Cappuccino (regular) 35,683.85 ₫ 25,000.00-50,000.00
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 10,487.44 ₫ 8,000.00-17,452.35
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 6,374.31 ₫ 4,000.00-10,000.00
Markets [ Edit ] Avg.
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 115,948.63 ₫ 94,635.31-143,845.68
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 13,697.56 ₫ 8,164.67-20,647.97
Rice (white), (1 lb) 7,685.49 ₫ 5,443.11-9,525.45
Eggs (12) 29,422.16 ₫ 24,000.00-36,000.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 89,281.07 ₫ 36,287.43-136,077.87
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 39,492.02 ₫ 27,215.57-58,967.08
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 105,554.31 ₫ 68,038.94-131,541.94
Apples (1 lb) 25,291.79 ₫ 13,607.79-36,287.43
Banana (1 lb) 9,302.01 ₫ 6,350.30-14,061.38
Oranges (1 lb) 21,146.81 ₫ 13,607.79-29,483.54
Tomato (1 lb) 7,246.02 ₫ 4,535.93-11,339.82
Potato (1 lb) 9,433.40 ₫ 6,803.89-13,607.79
Onion (1 lb) 9,403.70 ₫ 5,443.11-13,607.79
Lettuce (1 head) 10,117.65 ₫ 5,000.00-18,000.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 11,328.12 ₫ 8,000.00-18,000.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 250,000.00 ₫ 150,000.00-300,000.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 14,770.85 ₫ 10,000.00-20,000.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 30,751.51 ₫ 20,000.00-50,000.00
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 23,000.00 ₫ 20,000.00-26,000.00
Transportation [ Edit ] Avg.
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 7,000.00 ₫ 5,000.00-7,000.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 150,000.00 ₫ 100,000.00-200,000.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 11,000.00 ₫ 8,000.00-12,500.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 19,312.13 ₫ 16,093.44-24,140.17
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30,000.00 ₫ 20,000.00-40,000.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 63,080.67 ₫ 56,781.19-79,493.66
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,000,000,000.00 ₫ 600,000,000.00-1,179,000,000.00
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 783,400,000.00 ₫ 720,000,000.00-820,000,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] Avg.
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 1,266,800.12 ₫ 637,500.00-2,276,046.67
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1,548.87 ₫ 1,000.00-3,000.00
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 249,358.02 ₫ 160,000.00-400,000.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] Avg.
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 601,666.67 ₫ 250,000.00-1,500,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 175,714.91 ₫ 100,000.00-300,000.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 100,000.00 ₫ 70,000.00-120,000.00
Childcare [ Edit ] Avg.
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 4,000,000.00 ₫
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 327,604,666.67 ₫ 200,000,000.00-455,209,333.34
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] Avg.
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 788,252.10 ₫ 400,000.00-1,750,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 642,935.51 ₫ 300,000.00-1,200,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 1,703,731.43 ₫ 1,000,000.00-2,200,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 1,312,016.38 ₫ 800,000.00-2,000,000.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] Avg.
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 8,821,288.77 ₫ 4,500,000.00-12,000,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 5,591,975.77 ₫ 3,000,000.00-8,726,988.76
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 20,491,802.50 ₫ 12,000,000.00-32,616,321.84
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 11,926,008.81 ₫ 6,000,000.00-20,000,000.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] Avg.
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 4,605,865.55 ₫ 2,114,498.95-9,290,226.68
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,805,687.80 ₫ 1,114,827.20-2,787,068.00
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] Avg.
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (Net After Tax) 6,481,944.44 ₫
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 8.91 7.00-12.00

Prices in Vietnam

These data are based on 3030 entries in the past 18 months from 335 different contributors.
Last update: February, 2017
Our data for each country are based on all entries from all cities in that country.
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