Argentina vs Vietnam - Cost of Living Comparison

Argentina Vietnam
🚶 Cost of living one person
$576
$622
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1423
$1741
🏠 One person rent
$224
$296
🏘️ Family rent
$366
$646
🍽️ Food expenses
$235
$201
🚐 Transport expenses
$44.2
$51.2
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$448
$441
💸 GDP per capita
$8579
$2786
😃 Human freedom index
7.38
5.9
❤️ Life expectancy
76.8
75.5
👮 Corruption perceptions index
38
39
🌐 English speaking %
6.5%
16%
🎓 Higher education
82
54
😀 Quality of life
50
55
🏙️ Population
47.3M
94.7M

The average cost of living in Argentina ($576) is 7% less expensive than in Vietnam ($622). Argentina ranked 150th vs 139th for Vietnam in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.8 months in Argentina compared to 0.7 months in Vietnam. Ranked 88th and 68th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Argentina vs Vietnam

We calculate prices for Argentina and Vietnam as a population-weighted mean of 123 and 38 cities, respectively. Since large cities tend to have a higher cost of living, it's better to visit specific city pages below for more relevant information.

Argentina Vietnam
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$6.93
$2.05
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$22
$19.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.13
$4.51
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.7
$0.91
 Cappuccino
$1.88
$1.83
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.12
$0.52
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$238
$344
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$162
$220
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$393
$850
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$283
$503
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$27.7
$40.9
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$42.5
$63.2
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$18.8
$10.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
42.26%
9.75%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1875
$2746
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1420
$1285
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.36
$0.31
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$18.7
$7.81
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$8.89
$5.1
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.91
$1.03
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.88
$1.43
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.83
$1.02
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.76
$0.99
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.59
$1.45
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.01
$12.2
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.5
$3.62
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.79
$10.4
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.48
$2.6
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.17
$1.13
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.03
$1.63
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.51
$0.98
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.68
$1.17
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.73
$1.18
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.59
$0.35
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.87
$1.02
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$3.89
$9.11
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.21
$0.82
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.96
$1.3
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.34
$2.01
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.52
$2.94
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.55
$1.16
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.55
$0.99
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$18.8
$23.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.1
$4.15
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$15.5
$36.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$5.54
$3.05
👖 Brand Jeans
$51.2
$41.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$107
$90.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$144
$198
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3946
$13343

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Argentina

City Cost of living Population
Buenos Aires
$792
3.06M
Cordoba
$611
1.33M
Rosario
$678
1.19M
Salta
$521
535K
San Miguel de Tucuman
$582
606K
Santa Fe
$619
406K
Mar del Plata
$553
593K
San Juan
$586
471K
Corrientes
$586
353K
Lanus
$506
459K
Santiago del Estero
$429
430K
San Salvador de Jujuy
$537
322K
Posadas
$444
276K
Bahia Blanca
$662
299K
Gregorio de Laferrere
$531
248K
Merlo
$532
244K
Gonzalez Catan
$532
238K
Quilmes
$488
231K
Neuquen
$678
231K
Rio Cuarto
$389
158K
Formosa
$367
222K
Jose C. Paz
$531
217K
Las Heras
$528
204K
Resistencia
$529
292K
Isidro Casanova
$528
191K
Godoy Cruz
$528
191K
La Plata
$546
193K
Comodoro Rivadavia
$701
183K
La Rioja
$385
181K
Berazategui
$519
181K

In Vietnam

City Cost of living Population
Ho Chi Minh
$734
10.4M
Hanoi
$638
8.25M
Haiphong
$571
2.1M
Bien Hoa
$502
1.1M
Da Nang
$639
1.23M
Can Tho
$551
1.24M
Nam Dinh
$513
352K
Vung Tau
$538
327K
Bac Ninh
$529
520K
Hai Duong
$549
507K
Vinh
$514
490K
Hue
$468
653K
Thu Dau Mot
$520
417K
Thanh Hoa
$532
393K
Nha Trang
$622
392K
Thai Nguyen
$528
330K
Ca Mau
$518
315K
Qui Nhon
$518
311K
Ha Long
$540
300K
Viet Tri
$487
278K
Long Xuyen
$531
279K
Phan Thiet
$433
205K
Thai Binh
$472
268K
Quang Ngai
$465
260K
Rach Gia
$521
251K
Bac Lieu
$514
240K
Buon Ma Thuot
$425
340K
Da Lat
$496
231K
Soc Trang
$530
221K
Sa Dec
$494
214K