Cost of living comparison

compared to

Vietnam is 44.0% more expensive than Cairo.

If you lived in Vietnam instead of Cairo, you would:

pay 29.6% more for restaurants

 
Cairo
Vietnam
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $4.28
E£76.54
$2.06
₫46,802
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$4.81
E£86.11
$4.84
₫109,800
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $0.33
E£5.91
$0.58
₫13,202

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pay 2.1 times more for groceries

 
Cairo
Vietnam
Bread
1 loaf
$0.68
E£12.21
$0.90
₫20,407
Local cheese (8 oz) $1.75
E£31.25
$7.20
₫163,492
Milk (1 gallon) $3.72
E£66.65
$5.41
₫122,923

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pay 77.9% more for transportation

 
Cairo
Vietnam
Gasoline (1 gallon) $1.86
E£33.28
$4.22
₫95,720
Monthly public transit pass $16.04
E£287.03
$7.61
₫172,857
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $24,588.50
E£440,110.95
$41,229.46
₫936,073,553

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pay 39.5% more for housing

 
Cairo
Vietnam
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$17.59
E£314.86
$10.34
₫234,818
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $226.11
E£4,047.10
$370.83
₫8,419,258
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $138.11
E£2,472.00
$231.89
₫5,264,842

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pay 90.2% more for childcare

 
Cairo
Vietnam
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $160.20
E£2,867.35
$170.02
₫3,860,038
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $3,834.57
E£68,635.15
$10,518.96
₫238,822,474

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pay 33.3% less for entertainment and sports

 
Cairo
Vietnam
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $1.87
E£33.49
$0.90
₫20,546
Cappuccino in mid-range area $2.18
E£38.99
$1.83
₫41,442
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$2.57
E£45.92
$1.33
₫30,289

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pay 1.3% less for clothing

 
Cairo
Vietnam
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$49.62
E£888.19
$36.93
₫838,372
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$39.95
E£714.98
$35.21
₫799,394
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$105.88
E£1,895.13
$92.94
₫2,110,185

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