Vietnam is 51.0% cheaper than Virginia.

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

pay 72.8% less for restaurants

 
Virginia
Vietnam
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $18.31
 
$1.96
₫48,361
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$9.23
 
$4.91
₫120,982
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $2.34
 
$0.59
₫14,631

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pay 42.5% less for groceries

 
Virginia
Vietnam
Bread
1 loaf
$3.18
 
$1.11
₫27,239
Local cheese (8 oz) $5.96
 
$6.92
₫170,557
Milk (1 gallon) $3.96
 
$5.46
₫134,522

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pay 17.7% less for transportation

 
Virginia
Vietnam
Gasoline (1 gallon) $3.37
 
$4.05
₫99,813
Monthly public transit pass $111.31
 
$8.00
₫197,040
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $24,932.76
 
$40,523.11
₫998,475,134

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pay 80.0% less for housing

 
Virginia
Vietnam
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$73.88
 
$10.02
₫246,824
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $1,780.82
 
$364.76
₫8,987,659
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $1,318.30
 
$221.46
₫5,456,650

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pay 66.2% less for childcare

 
Virginia
Vietnam
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $1,242.29
 
$226.70
₫5,585,918
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $20,459.85
 
$10,132.35
₫249,657,615

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pay 70.5% less for entertainment and sports

 
Virginia
Vietnam
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $5.89
 
$0.94
₫23,064
Cappuccino in mid-range area $4.89
 
$1.86
₫45,874
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$7.44
 
$1.29
₫31,737

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pay 7.0% less for clothing

 
Virginia
Vietnam
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$45.43
 
$33.66
₫829,423
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$34.83
 
$29.49
₫726,638
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$78.57
 
$90.06
₫2,218,984

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