Republic of the Congo is 3.4 times more expensive than Vietnam.

If you lived in Republic of the Congo instead of Vietnam, you would:

pay 3.4 times more for restaurants

 
Vietnam
Republic of the Congo
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $2.06
₫48,141
$10.60
FCFA6,828
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$4.84
₫112,942
$9.50
FCFA6,117
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $0.58
₫13,580
$1.70
FCFA1,091

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pay 2.1 times more for groceries

 
Vietnam
Republic of the Congo
Bread
1 loaf
$0.90
₫20,991
$1.63
FCFA1,050
Local cheese (8 oz) $7.20
₫168,169
$6.92
FCFA4,454
Milk (1 gallon) $5.41
₫126,440
$6.67
FCFA4,296

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pay 2.1 times more for transportation

 
Vietnam
Republic of the Congo
Gasoline (1 gallon) $4.22
₫98,459
$4.49
FCFA2,888
Monthly public transit pass $7.61
₫177,802
$30.00
FCFA19,318
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $41,229.46
₫962,855,151
$28,750.00
FCFA18,513,033

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pay 9.9 times more for housing

 
Vietnam
Republic of the Congo
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$10.34
₫241,536
$300.00
FCFA193,179
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $370.83
₫8,660,137
$1,375.39
FCFA885,659
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $231.89
₫5,415,472
$1,000.00
FCFA643,932

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pay 2.4 times more for childcare

 
Vietnam
Republic of the Congo
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $170.02
₫3,970,476
$600.00
FCFA386,359
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $10,518.96
₫245,655,321
$12,900.00
FCFA8,306,717

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pay 91.2% more for entertainment and sports

 
Vietnam
Republic of the Congo
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $0.90
₫21,133
$1.08
FCFA698
Cappuccino in mid-range area $1.83
₫42,627
$3.70
FCFA2,384
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$1.33
₫31,156
$2.67
FCFA1,718

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pay 75.6% more for clothing

 
Vietnam
Republic of the Congo
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$36.93
₫862,358
$55.00
FCFA35,416
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$35.21
₫822,265
$66.67
FCFA42,929
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$92.94
₫2,170,558
$131.25
FCFA84,516

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