Republic of the Congo is 3.3 times more expensive than Vietnam.

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

pay 3.6 times more for restaurants

 
Vietnam
Republic of the Congo
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $1.96
₫48,147
$10.28
FCFA6,259
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$4.91
₫120,448
$10.30
FCFA6,268
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $0.59
₫14,567
$2.04
FCFA1,240

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pay 78.1% more for groceries

 
Vietnam
Republic of the Congo
Bread
1 loaf
$1.11
₫27,119
$1.83
FCFA1,117
Local cheese (8 oz) $6.92
₫169,804
$5.38
FCFA3,272
Milk (1 gallon) $5.46
₫133,929
$6.92
FCFA4,213

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pay 98.8% more for transportation

 
Vietnam
Republic of the Congo
Gasoline (1 gallon) $4.05
₫99,373
$3.88
FCFA2,362
Monthly public transit pass $8.00
₫196,170
$30.00
FCFA18,260
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $40,523.11
₫994,066,912
$33,420.80
FCFA20,342,216

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pay 10.0 times more for housing

 
Vietnam
Republic of the Congo
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$10.02
₫245,734
$300.00
FCFA182,601
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $364.76
₫8,947,979
$1,000.79
FCFA609,148
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $221.46
₫5,432,559
$275.00
FCFA167,384

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pay 2.1 times more for childcare

 
Vietnam
Republic of the Congo
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $226.70
₫5,561,257
$775.00
FCFA471,719
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $10,132.35
₫248,555,388
$7,400.00
FCFA4,504,153

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pay 82.9% more for entertainment and sports

 
Vietnam
Republic of the Congo
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $0.94
₫22,963
$1.08
FCFA660
Cappuccino in mid-range area $1.86
₫45,672
$3.32
FCFA2,018
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$1.29
₫31,596
$2.67
FCFA1,624

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pay 79.3% more for clothing

 
Vietnam
Republic of the Congo
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$33.66
₫825,761
$57.50
FCFA34,998
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$29.49
₫723,430
$69.73
FCFA42,442
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$90.06
₫2,209,188
$117.50
FCFA71,519

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