Can Tho vs Medan - Cost of Living Comparison

Can Tho Medan
🚶 Cost of living one person
$551
$504
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1330
$1348
🏠 One person rent
$239
$192
🏘️ Family rent
$320
$385
🍽️ Food expenses
$182
$214
🚐 Transport expenses
$43.3
$37.5
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$255
$314
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
10 km
12 km
🎓 Higher education
18
46
😀 Quality of life
36
45
🏙️ Population
1.24M
2.11M

The cost of living in Can Tho is 9% more expensive than in Medan. Cities ranked 7911th and 8292nd ($551 vs $504) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 6th and 24th in Vietnam and Indonesia, respectively. Check Vietnam vs Indonesia comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.5 months in Can Tho compared to 0.6 months in Medan. Can Tho ranked 16th best city to live in Vietnam vs Medan ranked 15th in Indonesia, while ranked 7664th and 6588th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Can Tho vs Medan

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Can Tho Medan
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.12
$1.8
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$17
$13
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$2.15
$3.3
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.7
$4.49
 Cappuccino
$1.08
$2.75
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.54
$0.67
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$266
$262
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$176
$124
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$593
$410
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$172
$311
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$35.7
$25.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$55.3
$39.8
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$9.42
$15.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
13.91%
9.53%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1405
$2052
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$872
$900
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.34
$0.34
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$8.26
$8.05
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.72
$3.97
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.16
$0.55
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.4
$1.39
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.06
$1.26
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.81
$1.26
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.68
$1.21
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.4
$7.7
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.59
$2.63
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.46
$6.85
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.66
$2.3
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$0.96
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.23
$1.09
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.74
$0.65
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.01
$0.89
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.14
$1.73
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.41
$0.29
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.09
$1.06
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$6.47
$38.8
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.69
$2.24
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.26
$1.23
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$1.94
$2.22
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.33
$2.68
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$0.98
$0.92
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.07
$0.84
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$23.1
$24.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$3.83
$3.5
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$37
$16.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.68
$2.92
👖 Brand Jeans
$39.4
$45.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$136
$77.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$179
$100
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$8242
$11332

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31 km or 19 mi Sa Dec
$494
52 km or 33 mi Soc Trang
$530
54 km or 34 mi Long Xuyen
$531
74 km or 46 mi Rach Gia
$521
84 km or 52 mi Bac Lieu
$514
117 km or 73 mi Svay Rieng
$645
117 km or 73 mi Ca Mau
$518
127 km or 79 mi Ho Chi Minh
$734
144 km or 90 mi Thu Dau Mot
$520
152 km or 95 mi Bien Hoa
$502
154 km or 96 mi Vung Tau
$538
169 km or 105 mi Prey Veng
$642
188 km or 117 mi Kampot
$531
195 km or 121 mi Phnom Penh
$850
201 km or 125 mi Phu Quoc
$510
222 km or 138 mi Kampong Cham
$509
259 km or 161 mi Sihanoukville
$870
278 km or 173 mi Phan Thiet
$433
291 km or 181 mi Mui Ne
$504
359 km or 223 mi Da Lat
$496
383 km or 238 mi Buon Ma Thuot
$425
388 km or 241 mi Stung Treng
$639
389 km or 242 mi Phan Rang-Thap Cham
$509
425 km or 264 mi Siem Reap
$639
440 km or 273 mi Ko Chang
$536
442 km or 275 mi Battambang
$540
445 km or 277 mi Nha Trang
$622
499 km or 310 mi Serei Saophoan
$638
544 km or 338 mi Klaeng
$549
560 km or 348 mi Qui Nhon
$518
583 km or 362 mi Kota Bharu
$460
586 km or 364 mi Ubon Ratchathani
$457
599 km or 372 mi Kuala Terengganu
$416
618 km or 384 mi Nong Prue
$535
624 km or 388 mi Pattaya
$584
624 km or 388 mi Chaophraya Surasak
$537
629 km or 391 mi Laem Chabang
$534
635 km or 395 mi Ko Pha-ngan
$535
642 km or 399 mi Ko Samui
$536
652 km or 405 mi Ko Tao
$534

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Distance City Cost of living
21 km or 13 mi Binjai
$462
67 km or 41 mi Tebing Tinggi
$489
90 km or 56 mi Pematangsiantar
$322
119 km or 74 mi Langsa
$490
148 km or 92 mi Tanjungbalai
$488
238 km or 148 mi Lhokseumawe
$488
264 km or 164 mi Teluk Intan
$533
264 km or 164 mi Taiping
$552
264 km or 164 mi Padangsidempuan
$493
268 km or 166 mi George Town
$510
269 km or 167 mi Butterworth
$518
286 km or 178 mi Ipoh
$561
298 km or 185 mi Sungai Petani
$526
307 km or 191 mi Gunungsitoli
$486
317 km or 197 mi Klang
$591
322 km or 200 mi Ko Lipe
$534
324 km or 201 mi Langkawi
$498
325 km or 202 mi Shah Alam
$635
331 km or 206 mi Alor Setar
$508
332 km or 206 mi Subang Jaya
$642
332 km or 206 mi Petaling Jaya
$625
341 km or 212 mi Kuala Lumpur
$694
342 km or 212 mi Cyberjaya
$450
345 km or 215 mi Putrajaya
$495
352 km or 219 mi Kangar
$486
378 km or 235 mi Seremban
$547
381 km or 237 mi Dumai
$493
422 km or 262 mi Hat Yai
$548
426 km or 265 mi Banda Aceh
$462
431 km or 268 mi Malacca
$530
445 km or 277 mi Ko Lanta
$536
466 km or 289 mi Pekanbaru
$562
468 km or 291 mi Muar
$552
470 km or 292 mi Phuket
$637
483 km or 300 mi Kota Bharu
$460
487 km or 303 mi Ao Nang
$661
489 km or 304 mi Krabi
$543
515 km or 320 mi Batu Pahat
$527
518 km or 322 mi Kuantan
$541
529 km or 329 mi Kuala Terengganu
$416