Cost of Living in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam in 2018

Cost of Living in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Country: Vietnam

Last updated: November 2018

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Estimated budget for 1 person$VND
FOOD
A loaf of bread (400 g)*27 pieces, Potato (1 kg)*8.4 kg, White rice (1 kg)*5 kg, Onion (1 kg)*2.5 kg, Salad (1 kg)*2.5 kg, Tomatoes (1 kg)*5 kg, Apples (kg)*3 kg, Bananas (kg)*3 kg, Orange (1 kg)*2 kg, Beef (1 kg)*4, Pork (1 kg)*2.5, Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 kg)*6 kg, Milk (1 l)*20 l, Local cheese (1 kg)*2 kg, Eggs (12) *4 pieces, Mineral water (1.5 l)*30 l
233.68$ 5428433.14 VND
RENT
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre*1, Internet (60 Mbps)*1
322.00$ 7480124.40 VND
Restaurants
Meal for 1 person (Budget Restaurant)*4, Cappuccino (regular)*12, Coke/Pepsi (330 ml bottle)*10, Big Mac meal*4, Bottle of beer (local, 0,5 l)*5, Wine (700 ml)*1
69.90$ 1623790.98 VND
Transport
Public transport (Monthly pass)*1, Taxi Start*5, Taxi (1 km)*20
25.50$ 592370.10 VND
Personal care
Tube of toothpaste*1, Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.)*1, Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.)*1, Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands)*0.3, Visit to private doctor*0.4
23.52$ 546374.30 VND
Entertaiment
1 ticket to the movie*3, 1 ticket to the theatre*1, Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult*1, 1 cocktail drink in downtown club*3
70.00$ 1626114.00 VND
For 1 day, cheap varriant, per day$VND
Hostel (for 1 person)*1 9.00$ 209071.80 VND
A loaf of bread (400 g)*1, Local cheese (1 kg)*0.1, Milk (1 l)*1, Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 kg)*0.3, Apples (kg)*0.3, Bananas (kg)*0.3, Orange (1 kg)*0.3, Potato (1 kg)*0.5, Eggs (12) *0.4 7.43$ 172600.39 VND
Public transport (1 way ticket)*4 1.12$ 26017.82 VND
For 1 day, mid-range varriant, per day$VND
Budget hotel, 2-3 stars (Room/Night)*1 25.00$ 580755.00 VND
Meal for 1 person (Budget Restaurant)*3 7.50$ 174226.50 VND
Public transport (1 way ticket)*6 1.68$ 39026.74 VND
Food prices$VND
A loaf of bread (400 g) 0.90$ 20907.18 VND
Milk (1 l) 1.69$ 39259.04 VND
Eggs (12) 1.30$ 30199.26 VND
Local cheese (1 kg) 11.70$ 271793.34 VND
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 kg) 3.10$ 72013.62 VND
White rice (1 kg) 0.80$ 18584.16 VND
Onion (1 kg) 1.07$ 24856.31 VND
Salad (1 kg) 0.56$ 13008.91 VND
Potato (1 kg) 1.10$ 25553.22 VND
Tomatoes (1 kg) 0.90$ 20907.18 VND
Bananas (kg) 1.00$ 23230.20 VND
Apples (kg) 2.90$ 67367.58 VND
Orange (1 kg) 1.68$ 39026.74 VND
Beef (1 kg) 11.80$ 274116.36 VND
Pork (1 kg) 11.00$ 255532.20 VND
Mineral water (1.5 l) 0.56$ 13008.91 VND
Restaurants$VND
Meal for 1 person (Budget Restaurant) 2.50$ 58075.50 VND
Meal for 1 person (Mid-range Restaurant) 8.00$ 185841.60 VND
Cappuccino (regular) 2.00$ 46460.40 VND
Coke/Pepsi (330 ml bottle) 0.55$ 12776.61 VND
Water (330 ml bottle) 0.40$ 9292.08 VND
Big Mac meal 4.00$ 92920.80 VND
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 18.00$ 418143.60 VND
Alcohol$VND
Bottle of beer (local, 0,5 l) 0.68$ 15796.54 VND
Imported beer (0,33 l) 1.45$ 33683.79 VND
Wine (700 ml) 11.00$ 255532.20 VND
Vodka, rum, brandy 13.80$ 320576.76 VND
Pack of cigarettes 1.10$ 25553.22 VND
Hotels and hostels$VND
Hostel (for 1 person) 9.00$ 209071.80 VND
Budget hotel, 2-3 stars (Room/Night) 25.00$ 580755.00 VND
Mid-Range Hotel, 4 stars (Room/Night) 70.00$ 1626114.00 VND
Luxury Hotel, 5 stars (Room/Night) 109.00$ 2532091.80 VND
Apartments for rent$VND
Apartment (1 bedroom) in Downtown 560.00$ 13008912.00 VND
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 310.00$ 7201362.00 VND
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in Downtown 1040.00$ 24159408.00 VND
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 620.00$ 14402724.00 VND
Internet (60 Mbps) 12.00$ 278762.40 VND
Transportation$VND
Public transport (1 way ticket) 0.28$ 6504.46 VND
Public transport (Monthly pass) 6.00$ 139381.20 VND
Taxi Start 0.70$ 16261.14 VND
Taxi (1 km) 0.80$ 18584.16 VND
Taxi (1 hour Waiting) 1.50$ 34845.30 VND
Petrol (gas) 0.90$ 20907.18 VND
Personal care$VND
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) 2.00$ 46460.40 VND
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 5.75$ 133573.65 VND
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, …) 3.80$ 88274.76 VND
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 2.42$ 56217.08 VND
Tube of toothpaste 1.26$ 29270.05 VND
Visit to private doctor 40.00$ 929208.00 VND
Standard men’s haircut in expat area 5.00$ 116151.00 VND
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 3.24$ 75265.85 VND
Entertainment$VND
1 ticket to the movie 4.00$ 92920.80 VND
1 ticket to the theatre 12.00$ 278762.40 VND
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 9.00$ 209071.80 VND
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 22.00$ 511064.40 VND
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 8.00$ 185841.60 VND
Other prices$VND
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 49.00$ 1138279.80 VND
1 Summer Dress (Zara, H&M, ...) 36.00$ 836287.20 VND
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 58.00$ 1347351.60 VND
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 86.00$ 1997797.20 VND

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