Changhua vs Ho Chi Minh - Cost of Living Comparison

Changhua Ho Chi Minh
🚶 Cost of living one person
$842
$734
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2344
$2025
🏠 One person rent
$313
$378
🏘️ Family rent
$673
$820
🍽️ Food expenses
$379
$213
🚐 Transport expenses
$42.6
$66.8
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1138
$534
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
24 km
2 km
🎓 Higher education
84
63
😀 Quality of life
63
68
🏙️ Population
235K
10.4M

The cost of living in Changhua is 15% more expensive than in Ho Chi Minh. Cities ranked 5938th and 6318th ($842 vs $734) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 11th and 1st in Taiwan and Vietnam, respectively. Check Taiwan vs Vietnam comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.4 months in Changhua compared to 0.7 months in Ho Chi Minh. Changhua ranked 10th best city to live in Taiwan vs Ho Chi Minh ranked 1st in Vietnam, while ranked 4540th and 3095th among best cities to live in the world.

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Changhua Ho Chi Minh
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.86
$2.04
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$26.8
$22.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.95
$4.2
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.39
$1.01
 Cappuccino
$2.45
$2.1
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.99
$0.57
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$333
$454
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$222
$288
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$735
$1129
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$542
$641
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$44.4
$46.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$68
$71.2
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$25
$9.98
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
1.99%
8.98%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3697
$5180
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2802
$1997
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.87
$0.3
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$31.4
$7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$8.61
$5.87
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.1
$0.97
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.81
$1.49
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.78
$1.15
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.31
$0.97
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.29
$1.43
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.3
$11.1
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.13
$3.43
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$19.7
$12.1
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.25
$2.99
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.04
$1.07
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.41
$1.45
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.06
$1.07
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.49
$1.34
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.11
$1.52
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.78
$0.38
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.55
$0.95
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.2
$11.8
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.58
$0.97
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.82
$1.24
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$11.5
$2.18
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.32
$3.63
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2
$1.32
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.58
$0.96
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$35.6
$22.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$9.09
$4.2
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$46.1
$34.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$12.7
$3.82
👖 Brand Jeans
$73.1
$47.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$79.6
$96.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$435
$225
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$8982
$15038

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$828
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66 km or 41 mi Chiayi
$882
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$807
98 km or 61 mi Zhubei
$1006
111 km or 69 mi Taoyuan
$854
126 km or 78 mi Tainan
$859
140 km or 87 mi New Taipei
$1064
145 km or 90 mi Yilan
$758
149 km or 92 mi Taipei
$1271
158 km or 98 mi Taitung
$1091
163 km or 101 mi Kaohsiung
$914
170 km or 106 mi Keelung
$973
215 km or 133 mi Jinjiang
$702
217 km or 135 mi Putian
$705
218 km or 136 mi Quanzhou
$757
227 km or 141 mi Kinmen
$828
253 km or 157 mi Xiamen
$828
256 km or 159 mi Fuzhou
$700
295 km or 183 mi Zhangzhou
$751
307 km or 191 mi Ningde
$701
368 km or 229 mi Ishigaki
$1022
372 km or 231 mi Nanping
$684
373 km or 231 mi Longyan
$691
381 km or 237 mi Sanming
$694
398 km or 248 mi Shantou
$1051
399 km or 248 mi Chaozhou
$648
413 km or 257 mi Rui'an
$687
428 km or 266 mi Jieyang
$747
437 km or 272 mi Wenzhou
$968
448 km or 279 mi Meizhou
$775
452 km or 281 mi Puning
$700
481 km or 299 mi Wuyishan
$642
487 km or 302 mi Wenling
$688
488 km or 303 mi Miyakojima
$1022
491 km or 305 mi Lishui
$768
536 km or 333 mi Linhai
$675
550 km or 342 mi Shangrao
$765

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Distance City Cost of living
21 km or 13 mi Thu Dau Mot
$520
25 km or 15 mi Bien Hoa
$502
72 km or 45 mi Vung Tau
$538
96 km or 60 mi Svay Rieng
$645
113 km or 70 mi Sa Dec
$494
127 km or 79 mi Can Tho
$551
141 km or 88 mi Long Xuyen
$531
153 km or 95 mi Soc Trang
$530
162 km or 100 mi Prey Veng
$642
167 km or 104 mi Phan Thiet
$433
181 km or 112 mi Mui Ne
$504
184 km or 114 mi Kampong Cham
$509
189 km or 117 mi Rach Gia
$521
198 km or 123 mi Bac Lieu
$514
205 km or 127 mi Phnom Penh
$850
233 km or 145 mi Da Lat
$496
244 km or 151 mi Ca Mau
$518
257 km or 160 mi Buon Ma Thuot
$425
270 km or 168 mi Phan Rang-Thap Cham
$509
271 km or 168 mi Kampot
$531
300 km or 186 mi Phu Quoc
$510
309 km or 192 mi Stung Treng
$639
320 km or 199 mi Nha Trang
$622
343 km or 213 mi Sihanoukville
$870
414 km or 257 mi Siem Reap
$639
433 km or 269 mi Qui Nhon
$518
452 km or 281 mi Battambang
$540
488 km or 303 mi Ko Chang
$536
502 km or 312 mi Serei Saophoan
$638
527 km or 327 mi Ubon Ratchathani
$457
533 km or 331 mi Quang Ngai
$465
584 km or 363 mi Klaeng
$549
592 km or 368 mi Hoi An
$504
605 km or 376 mi Da Nang
$639
637 km or 396 mi Hue
$468
663 km or 412 mi Nong Prue
$535
664 km or 413 mi Chaophraya Surasak
$537
668 km or 415 mi Pattaya
$584
670 km or 416 mi Laem Chabang
$534
676 km or 420 mi Nakhon Ratchasima
$580