Cost of Living Comparison

BIF
COMPARED TO
VND

Burundi is 73.0% cheaper than Vietnam.

If you lived in Vietnam instead of Burundi, you would:
local_dining

pay 36.0% less for restaurants

  Burundi help_outline Vietnam help_outline  
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $2.98
BIF5,124
$1.93
₫43,843
-35.3%
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
?? $3.74
₫84,972
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $0.82
BIF1,402
$0.53
₫12,109
-34.7%
Bottle of water (11 fl. oz) $0.54
BIF920
$0.31
₫7,006
-42.4%

Burundi vs. Vietnam - Cost of restaurants
local_grocery_store

pay 16.3% more for groceries

  Burundi help_outline Vietnam help_outline  
Bread
1 loaf
$1.10
BIF1,885
$0.62
₫14,171
-43.1%
Local cheese (8 oz) $4.41
BIF7,576
$6.86
₫155,638
+55.4%
Milk (1 gallon) $2.60
BIF4,469
$5.39
₫122,331
+107.0%
Eggs
1 dozen
$2.69
BIF4,617
$1.19
₫26,993
-55.8%
Boneless chicken breast (1 lb) ?? $1.36
₫30,834
Apples (1 lb) $0.81
BIF1,395
$1.15
₫26,014
+41.0%
Bananas (1 lb) $0.35
BIF604
$0.33
₫7,514
-5.8%
Oranges (1 lb) $0.51
BIF872
$0.68
₫15,330
+33.0%
Tomatoes (1 lb) $0.44
BIF750
$0.36
₫8,087
-18.4%
Potatoes (1 lb) $0.33
BIF558
$0.43
₫9,683
+31.2%
Onions (1 lb) $0.34
BIF579
$0.40
₫9,009
+17.7%

Burundi vs. Vietnam - Cost of groceries
drive_eta

pay 3.4 times more for transportation

  Burundi help_outline Vietnam help_outline  
Gasoline (1 gallon) $4.00
BIF6,867
$3.15
₫71,513
-21.2%
Monthly public transit pass $6.68
BIF11,464
$7.55
₫171,476
+13.1%
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $11,193.45
BIF19,223,623
$37,864.66
₫859,679,316
+238.3%
Taxi trip in downtown area (5 miles) $9.88
BIF16,961
$4.77
₫108,286
-51.7%

Burundi vs. Vietnam - Cost of transportation
home

pay 25.6% more for housing

  Burundi help_outline Vietnam help_outline  
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$33.58
BIF57,671
$10.49
₫238,058
-68.8%
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $277.64
BIF476,812
$318.22
₫7,224,831
+14.6%
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $152.26
BIF261,491
$236.65
₫5,372,988
+55.4%
Utilities for two (700 sq ft apartment)
including electric, gas, water, heating
$18.19
BIF31,238
$39.65
₫900,314
+118.0%

Burundi vs. Vietnam - Cost of housing
child_care

pay 8.3 times more for childcare

  Burundi help_outline Vietnam help_outline  
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $55.97
BIF96,118
$120.21
₫2,729,255
+114.8%
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $1,007.41
BIF1,730,126
$8,698.16
₫197,483,065
+763.4%

Burundi vs. Vietnam - Cost of childcare
gamepad

pay 3.0% less for entertainment and sports

  Burundi help_outline Vietnam help_outline  
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $1.02
BIF1,744
$0.97
₫21,989
-4.6%
Cappuccino in mid-range area $1.75
BIF3,004
$1.55
₫35,295
-11.1%
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$4.30
BIF7,387
$1.10
₫24,914
-74.5%
Monthly membership at local gym $17.52
BIF30,084
$20.22
₫459,109
+15.4%
Movie ticket to theater/cinema ?? $3.07
₫69,592

Burundi vs. Vietnam - Cost of entertainment and sports
store

pay 3.7 times more for clothing

  Burundi help_outline Vietnam help_outline  
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$11.19
BIF19,224
$31.91
₫724,583
+185.1%
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$3.36
BIF5,767
$25.28
₫573,938
+652.8%
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$22.39
BIF38,447
$79.42
₫1,803,190
+254.8%
Men's business shoes (leather) ?? $75.29
₫1,709,392

Burundi vs. Vietnam - Cost of clothing
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