Vietnam is 9.7% cheaper than Dominican Republic.

If you lived in Vietnam instead of Dominican Republic, you would:

pay 48.6% less for restaurants

 
Dominican Republic
Vietnam
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $5.67
$310.25
$2.06
₫48,141
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$7.22
$395.45
$4.84
₫112,942
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $1.15
$62.74
$0.58
₫13,580

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pay 4.8% less for groceries

 
Dominican Republic
Vietnam
Bread
1 loaf
$1.55
$85.02
$0.90
₫20,991
Local cheese (8 oz) $4.75
$260.02
$7.20
₫168,169
Milk (1 gallon) $4.07
$222.68
$5.41
₫126,440

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pay 16.3% less for transportation

 
Dominican Republic
Vietnam
Gasoline (1 gallon) $4.26
$233.34
$4.22
₫98,459
Monthly public transit pass $34.27
$1,876.61
$7.61
₫177,802
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $21,647.10
$1,185,246.56
$41,229.46
₫962,855,151

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pay 31.9% less for housing

 
Dominican Republic
Vietnam
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$55.92
$3,061.87
$10.34
₫241,536
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $449.21
$24,595.50
$370.83
₫8,660,137
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $275.39
$15,078.46
$231.89
₫5,415,472

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pay 74.0% more for childcare

 
Dominican Republic
Vietnam
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $253.94
$13,903.85
$170.02
₫3,970,476
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $3,742.94
$204,937.48
$10,518.96
₫245,655,321

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pay 39.7% less for entertainment and sports

 
Dominican Republic
Vietnam
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $2.58
$141.49
$0.90
₫21,133
Cappuccino in mid-range area $1.97
$107.74
$1.83
₫42,627
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$4.44
$243.35
$1.33
₫31,156

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pay 0.7% less for clothing

 
Dominican Republic
Vietnam
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$42.05
$2,302.19
$36.93
₫862,358
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$43.56
$2,385.06
$35.21
₫822,265
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$79.38
$4,346.16
$92.94
₫2,170,558

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