Vietnam is 14.8% cheaper than China.

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

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pay 7.0% less for restaurants

 
China
Vietnam
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $3.04
CN¥22.04
$1.84
₫46,659
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$5.19
CN¥37.63
$4.33
₫110,050
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $0.49
CN¥3.53
$0.55
₫13,930

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pay 0.3% more for groceries

 
China
Vietnam
Bread
1 loaf
$1.65
CN¥11.92
$0.88
₫22,448
Local cheese (8 oz) $5.98
CN¥43.34
$6.02
₫152,868
Milk (1 gallon) $7.16
CN¥51.89
$5.38
₫136,788

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pay 7.5% more for transportation

 
China
Vietnam
Gasoline (1 gallon) $4.45
CN¥32.22
$3.48
₫88,398
Monthly public transit pass $22.24
CN¥161.17
$6.87
₫174,462
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $19,593.81
CN¥141,976.76
$34,303.88
₫871,652,548

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pay 6.6% less for housing

 
China
Vietnam
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$12.06
CN¥87.39
$8.95
₫227,542
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $335.80
CN¥2,433.20
$304.25
₫7,730,821
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $208.96
CN¥1,514.15
$210.52
₫5,349,326

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pay 44.9% less for childcare

 
China
Vietnam
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $483.22
CN¥3,501.40
$212.34
₫5,395,425
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $18,043.44
CN¥130,742.74
$11,971.85
₫304,201,472

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pay 43.5% less for entertainment and sports

 
China
Vietnam
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $1.08
CN¥7.81
$0.89
₫22,650
Cappuccino in mid-range area $3.20
CN¥23.22
$1.56
₫39,731
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$3.22
CN¥23.31
$1.19
₫30,125

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pay 9.3% less for clothing

 
China
Vietnam
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$48.74
CN¥353.20
$28.72
₫729,891
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$31.37
CN¥227.29
$23.06
₫586,005
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$73.58
CN¥533.18
$81.55
₫2,072,134

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