Vietnam is 56.0% cheaper than Texas.

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

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pay 75.6% less for restaurants

 
Texas
Vietnam
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $16.66
 
$1.84
₫46,742
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$9.60
 
$4.33
₫110,246
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $2.36
 
$0.55
₫13,955

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pay 43.5% less for groceries

 
Texas
Vietnam
Bread
1 loaf
$2.97
 
$0.88
₫22,488
Local cheese (8 oz) $6.07
 
$6.02
₫153,140
Milk (1 gallon) $3.74
 
$5.38
₫137,032

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pay 33.6% less for transportation

 
Texas
Vietnam
Gasoline (1 gallon) $2.95
 
$3.48
₫88,556
Monthly public transit pass $60.50
 
$6.87
₫174,773
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $32,182.43
 
$34,303.88
₫873,205,590

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pay 80.2% less for housing

 
Texas
Vietnam
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$74.80
 
$8.95
₫227,948
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $1,365.53
 
$304.25
₫7,744,595
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $1,173.17
 
$210.52
₫5,358,857

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pay 60.5% less for childcare

 
Texas
Vietnam
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $1,230.12
 
$212.34
₫5,405,038
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $19,408.62
 
$11,971.85
₫304,743,474

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pay 70.8% less for entertainment and sports

 
Texas
Vietnam
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $5.10
 
$0.89
₫22,691
Cappuccino in mid-range area $4.98
 
$1.56
₫39,802
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$8.41
 
$1.19
₫30,179

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pay 27.6% less for clothing

 
Texas
Vietnam
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$51.24
 
$28.72
₫731,191
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$37.55
 
$23.06
₫587,049
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$84.95
 
$81.55
₫2,075,826

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