Vietnam is 45.3% cheaper than United States.

If you lived in Vietnam instead of United States, you would:

pay 69.8% less for restaurants

 
United States
Vietnam
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $14.25
 
$1.98
₫44,885
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$7.75
 
$4.28
₫97,246
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $1.90
 
$0.57
₫12,930

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pay 36.7% less for groceries

 
United States
Vietnam
Bread
1 loaf
$2.71
 
$0.80
₫18,134
Local cheese (8 oz) $5.56
 
$7.47
₫169,655
Milk (1 gallon) $3.22
 
$5.49
₫124,727

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pay 13.5% less for transportation

 
United States
Vietnam
Gasoline (1 gallon) $2.62
 
$3.17
₫72,011
Monthly public transit pass $63.05
 
$7.81
₫177,375
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $23,189.08
 
$41,781.21
₫948,600,639

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pay 73.7% less for housing

 
United States
Vietnam
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$67.11
 
$10.50
₫238,335
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $1,225.46
 
$359.67
₫8,165,844
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $1,034.80
 
$253.19
₫5,748,427

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pay 59.2% less for childcare

 
United States
Vietnam
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $891.12
 
$145.09
₫3,294,063
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $15,195.09
 
$9,920.47
₫225,234,377

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pay 67.8% less for entertainment and sports

 
United States
Vietnam
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $4.52
 
$0.93
₫21,125
Cappuccino in mid-range area $4.18
 
$1.67
₫37,957
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$7.90
 
$1.22
₫27,701

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pay 3.3% more for clothing

 
United States
Vietnam
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$43.02
 
$37.00
₫840,082
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$35.26
 
$36.38
₫825,994
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$75.54
 
$103.32
₫2,345,676

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