Vietnam is 54.6% cheaper than Hong Kong.

If you lived in Vietnam instead of Hong Kong, you would:

pay 51.4% less for restaurants

 
Hong Kong
Vietnam
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $7.64
HK$59.86
$1.96
₫49,942
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$5.73
HK$44.90
$4.91
₫124,938
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $1.23
HK$9.62
$0.59
₫15,110

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pay 52.4% less for groceries

 
Hong Kong
Vietnam
Bread
1 loaf
$2.29
HK$17.91
$1.11
₫28,130
Local cheese (8 oz) $12.63
HK$98.91
$6.92
₫176,133
Milk (1 gallon) $11.66
HK$91.30
$5.46
₫138,921

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pay 45.5% less for transportation

 
Hong Kong
Vietnam
Gasoline (1 gallon) $10.64
HK$83.35
$4.05
₫103,077
Monthly public transit pass $63.70
HK$498.83
$8.00
₫203,483
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $33,122.07
HK$259,393.87
$40,523.11
₫1,031,122,403

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pay 75.2% less for housing

 
Hong Kong
Vietnam
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$23.34
HK$182.78
$10.02
₫254,894
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $2,288.41
HK$17,921.54
$364.76
₫9,281,530
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $1,628.63
HK$12,754.51
$221.46
₫5,635,066

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pay 58.4% less for childcare

 
Hong Kong
Vietnam
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $771.50
HK$6,041.98
$226.70
₫5,768,562
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $18,861.18
HK$147,710.40
$10,132.35
₫257,820,702

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pay 74.2% less for entertainment and sports

 
Hong Kong
Vietnam
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $6.37
HK$49.88
$0.94
₫23,818
Cappuccino in mid-range area $5.02
HK$39.32
$1.86
₫47,374
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$8.28
HK$64.85
$1.29
₫32,774

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pay 25.1% less for clothing

 
Hong Kong
Vietnam
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$80.90
HK$633.58
$33.66
₫856,543
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$39.86
HK$312.19
$29.49
₫750,397
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$88.35
HK$691.89
$90.06
₫2,291,539

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