Vietnam is 36.9% cheaper than South Korea.

If you lived in Vietnam instead of South Korea, you would:

pay 43.5% less for restaurants

 
South Korea
Vietnam
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $6.13
₩8,168
$1.96
₫48,147
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$5.18
₩6,901
$4.91
₫120,448
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $1.41
₩1,874
$0.59
₫14,567

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pay 51.5% less for groceries

 
South Korea
Vietnam
Bread
1 loaf
$2.74
₩3,655
$1.11
₫27,119
Local cheese (8 oz) $8.12
₩10,819
$6.92
₫169,804
Milk (1 gallon) $7.20
₩9,595
$5.46
₫133,929

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pay 23.6% less for transportation

 
South Korea
Vietnam
Gasoline (1 gallon) $4.92
₩6,562
$4.05
₫99,373
Monthly public transit pass $43.73
₩58,272
$8.00
₫196,170
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $28,660.56
₩38,192,484
$40,523.11
₫994,066,912

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pay 37.2% less for housing

 
South Korea
Vietnam
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$21.09
₩28,103
$10.02
₫245,734
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $392.42
₩522,934
$364.76
₫8,947,979
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $302.43
₩403,012
$221.46
₫5,432,559

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pay 40.2% less for childcare

 
South Korea
Vietnam
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $342.96
₩457,016
$226.70
₫5,561,257
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $18,987.50
₩25,302,363
$10,132.35
₫248,555,388

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pay 54.8% less for entertainment and sports

 
South Korea
Vietnam
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $2.92
₩3,889
$0.94
₫22,963
Cappuccino in mid-range area $3.29
₩4,383
$1.86
₫45,672
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$3.45
₩4,597
$1.29
₫31,596

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pay 7.2% less for clothing

 
South Korea
Vietnam
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$48.44
₩64,553
$33.66
₫825,761
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$44.60
₩59,432
$29.49
₫723,430
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$75.46
₩100,553
$90.06
₫2,209,188

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