Cost of Living in Vietnam

Summary:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 2.16 $ 1.30-3.89
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 19.45 $ 12.97-39.62
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 4.32 $ 3.67-6.48
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 0.86 $ 0.43-1.73
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.73 $ 1.08-2.97
Cappuccino (regular) 1.65 $ 0.86-2.59
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 0.54 $ 0.43-0.99
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.32 $ 0.22-0.65
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.55 $ 4.09-7.20
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.68 $ 0.31-1.96
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.39 $ 0.29-0.59
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.41 $ 0.95-2.07
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.53 $ 2.35-9.80
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 1.54 $ 0.98-1.96
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.74 $ 2.74-6.47
Apples (1 lb) 1.25 $ 0.59-1.76
Banana (1 lb) 0.44 $ 0.29-0.78
Oranges (1 lb) 0.75 $ 0.29-1.35
Tomato (1 lb) 0.41 $ 0.20-0.59
Potato (1 lb) 0.53 $ 0.27-0.78
Onion (1 lb) 0.44 $ 0.29-0.69
Lettuce (1 head) 0.73 $ 0.26-1.30
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.49 $ 0.35-0.86
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.65 $ 4.32-19.81
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 0.78 $ 0.43-1.24
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.43 $ 0.78-2.38
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 1.30 $ 1.08-1.51
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.30 $ 0.26-0.43
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 8.65 $ 4.32-11.45
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 0.52 $ 0.35-0.69
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 0.97 $ 0.70-1.39
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 1.30 $ 0.86-1.95
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.17 $ 2.45-3.93
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 43,226.25 $ 42,361.73-51,871.50
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 34,693.62 $ 31,684.84-38,903.63
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 61.45 $ 36.74-108.07
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.07 $ 0.03-0.11
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 10.85 $ 8.17-17.29
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 21.76 $ 10.16-43.23
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 6.95 $ 4.32-8.65
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 3.89 $ 3.03-5.62
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 165.54 $ 77.81-345.81
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 11,788.07 $ 5,187.15-21,613.13
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 36.93 $ 10.81-73.48
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 27.82 $ 10.81-43.23
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 91.35 $ 43.23-129.68
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 82.88 $ 38.90-129.68
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 405.86 $ 216.13-648.39
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 282.45 $ 172.91-475.49
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 836.96 $ 518.72-1,512.92
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 535.89 $ 324.20-1,080.66
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 224.19 $ 140.55-401.58
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 112.17 $ 80.32-200.79
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 426.45 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 9.21 7.00-12.00

Prices in Vietnam

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Last update: May 2021
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By City in Vietnam

Rank
City
Cost of Living Index
Rent Index
Cost of Living Plus Rent Index
Groceries Index
Restaurant Price Index
Local Purchasing Power Index
Ho Chi Minh City 38.51 18.84 29.43 38.50 22.07 26.58
Da Nang 37.27 14.52 26.76 38.05 19.25 18.40
Hanoi 36.96 12.63 25.72 38.21 18.11 26.93
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