Vietnam is 4.5% cheaper than Solomon Islands.

If you lived in Vietnam instead of Solomon Islands, you would:

pay 68.7% less for restaurants

 
Solomon Islands
Vietnam
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $5.43
$45.98
$1.96
₫49,000
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$15.07
$127.73
$4.91
₫122,583
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $2.41
$20.44
$0.59
₫14,825

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pay 47.6% less for groceries

 
Solomon Islands
Vietnam
Bread
1 loaf
$1.43
$12.13
$1.11
₫27,599
Local cheese (8 oz) $8.62
$73.06
$6.92
₫172,813
Milk (1 gallon) $10.04
$85.10
$5.46
₫136,302

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pay 11.7% less for transportation

 
Solomon Islands
Vietnam
Gasoline (1 gallon) $4.59
$38.89
$4.05
₫101,134
Monthly public transit pass ?? $8.00
₫199,647
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) ?? $40,523.11
₫1,011,687,020

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pay 68.0% less for housing

 
Solomon Islands
Vietnam
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$482,280.24
$4,087,414.26
$10.02
₫250,090
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $582.76
$4,938.96
$364.76
₫9,106,584
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $663.14
$5,620.19
$221.46
₫5,528,852

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pay 2.3 times more for childcare

 
Solomon Islands
Vietnam
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $120.57
$1,021.85
$226.70
₫5,659,831
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $3,617.10
$30,655.61
$10,132.35
₫252,961,100

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pay 53.3% less for entertainment and sports

 
Solomon Islands
Vietnam
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $4.52
$38.32
$0.94
₫23,370
Cappuccino in mid-range area $4.02
$34.06
$1.86
₫46,481
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$3.86
$32.70
$1.29
₫32,157

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pay 83.4% more for clothing

 
Solomon Islands
Vietnam
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$21.10
$178.82
$33.66
₫840,398
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$7.23
$61.31
$29.49
₫736,253
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$114.54
$970.76
$90.06
₫2,248,346

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