Ulaanbaatar is 8.8% more expensive than Vietnam.

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

pay 46.9% more for restaurants

 
Vietnam
Ulaanbaatar
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $2.06
₫48,141
$4.83
₮15,150
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$4.84
₫112,942
$4.59
₮14,392
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $0.58
₫13,580
$0.89
₮2,785

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pay 23.9% more for groceries

 
Vietnam
Ulaanbaatar
Bread
1 loaf
$0.90
₫20,991
$0.58
₮1,824
Local cheese (8 oz) $7.20
₫168,169
$3.68
₮11,531
Milk (1 gallon) $5.41
₫126,440
$3.84
₮12,043

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pay 23.5% less for transportation

 
Vietnam
Ulaanbaatar
Gasoline (1 gallon) $4.22
₫98,459
$3.30
₮10,333
Monthly public transit pass $7.61
₫177,802
$7.89
₮24,745
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $41,229.46
₫962,855,151
$18,528.18
₮58,074,251

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pay 7.8% less for housing

 
Vietnam
Ulaanbaatar
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$10.34
₫241,536
$11.87
₮37,190
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $370.83
₫8,660,137
$289.10
₮906,157
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $231.89
₫5,415,472
$167.67
₮525,550

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pay 29.2% less for childcare

 
Vietnam
Ulaanbaatar
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $170.02
₫3,970,476
$131.58
₮412,411
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $10,518.96
₫245,655,321
$6,766.81
₮21,209,727

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pay 56.2% more for entertainment and sports

 
Vietnam
Ulaanbaatar
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $0.90
₫21,133
$1.61
₮5,050
Cappuccino in mid-range area $1.83
₫42,627
$2.32
₮7,285
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$1.33
₫31,156
$1.61
₮5,050

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pay 4.7% less for clothing

 
Vietnam
Ulaanbaatar
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$36.93
₫862,358
$50.87
₮159,434
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$35.21
₫822,265
$28.46
₮89,216
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$92.94
₫2,170,558
$71.81
₮225,083

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