Bulgaria vs Vietnam - Cost of Living Comparison

Bulgaria Vietnam
🚶 Cost of living one person
$639
$622
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1565
$1741
🏠 One person rent
$282
$296
🏘️ Family rent
$465
$646
🍽️ Food expenses
$249
$201
🚐 Transport expenses
$43.5
$51.2
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$750
$441
💸 GDP per capita
$10079
$2786
😃 Human freedom index
8.08
5.9
❤️ Life expectancy
73.6
75.5
👮 Corruption perceptions index
42
39
🌐 English speaking %
24.9%
16%
🎓 Higher education
73
54
😀 Quality of life
63
55
🏙️ Population
7M
94.7M

The average cost of living in Bulgaria ($639) is 3% more expensive than in Vietnam ($622). Bulgaria ranked 133rd 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 1.2 months in Bulgaria compared to 0.7 months in Vietnam. Ranked 51st and 68th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Bulgaria vs Vietnam

We calculate prices for Bulgaria and Vietnam as a population-weighted mean of 21 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.

Bulgaria Vietnam
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$7.17
$2.05
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$25.4
$19.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.33
$4.51
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.43
$0.91
 Cappuccino
$1.5
$1.83
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.04
$0.52
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$285
$344
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$190
$220
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$464
$850
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$331
$503
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$63.7
$40.9
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$98.2
$63.2
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$9.82
$10.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.27%
9.75%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1474
$2746
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$979
$1285
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.77
$0.31
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$22.6
$7.81
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.98
$5.1
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.42
$1.03
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.18
$1.43
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.71
$1.02
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.27
$0.99
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.1
$1.45
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.19
$12.2
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.84
$3.62
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.64
$10.4
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.24
$2.6
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.43
$1.13
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.26
$1.63
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.83
$0.98
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.72
$1.17
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.77
$1.18
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.36
$0.35
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.26
$1.02
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.57
$9.11
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.73
$0.82
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.08
$1.3
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6
$2.01
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.62
$2.94
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.29
$1.16
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.58
$0.99
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$21
$23.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.84
$4.15
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$15.9
$36.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$4.3
$3.05
👖 Brand Jeans
$49.5
$41.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$69.4
$90.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$300
$198
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$4312
$13343

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Cities Comparison in Bulgaria vs Vietnam

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Bulgaria

City Cost of living Population
Sofia
$786
1.28M
Varna
$627
368K
Plovdiv
$589
382K
Stara Zagora
$505
156K
Burgas
$554
226K
Ruse
$488
160K
Pleven
$551
120K
Haskovo
$686
92.1K
Blagoevgrad
$534
82.2K
Dobrich
$647
90.1K
Pazardzhik
$553
83.1K
Pernik
$470
81.7K
Yambol
$473
81.7K
Sliven
$514
89.4K
Shumen
$485
95.8K
Veliko Tarnovo
$515
71.1K
Vratsa
$833
67.4K
Asenovgrad
$545
59K
Gabrovo
$429
60.9K
Vidin
$399
56.1K
Bansko
$745
9.53K

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