Changwon vs Ho Chi Minh - Cost of Living Comparison

Changwon Ho Chi Minh
🚶 Cost of living one person
$955
$734
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2652
$2025
🏠 One person rent
$378
$378
🏘️ Family rent
$722
$820
🍽️ Food expenses
$394
$213
🚐 Transport expenses
$98.4
$66.8
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1866
$534
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
28 km
2 km
🎓 Higher education
68
63
😀 Quality of life
72
68
🏙️ Population
1.05M
10.4M

The cost of living in Changwon is 30% more expensive than in Ho Chi Minh. Cities ranked 5497th and 6318th ($955 vs $734) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 26th and 1st in South Korea and Vietnam, respectively. Check South Korea vs Vietnam comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2 months in Changwon compared to 0.7 months in Ho Chi Minh. Changwon ranked 17th best city to live in South Korea vs Ho Chi Minh ranked 1st in Vietnam, while ranked 1583rd and 3095th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Changwon vs Ho Chi Minh

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Changwon Ho Chi Minh
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.48
$2.04
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$24.6
$22.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.75
$4.2
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.62
$1.01
 Cappuccino
$3.51
$2.1
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.14
$0.57
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$585
$454
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$229
$288
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1831
$1129
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$308
$641
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$60.6
$46.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$92.6
$71.2
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$16.6
$9.98
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.98%
8.98%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$7372
$5180
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4311
$1997
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.11
$0.3
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$51.7
$7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$8.64
$5.87
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.23
$0.97
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.69
$1.49
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.75
$1.15
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.52
$0.97
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.12
$1.43
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$20.1
$11.1
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.51
$3.43
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$25.6
$12.1
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.72
$2.99
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.92
$1.07
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.31
$1.45
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.1
$1.07
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.18
$1.34
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.16
$1.52
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.73
$0.38
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.94
$0.95
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$15.9
$11.8
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.93
$0.97
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.96
$1.24
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.67
$2.18
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.6
$3.63
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.51
$1.32
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.34
$0.96
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$38.9
$22.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$8.07
$4.2
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$14.9
$34.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$8
$3.82
👖 Brand Jeans
$67.4
$47.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$85.6
$96.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$571
$225
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$26606
$15038

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14 km or 8.5 mi Masan
$945
21 km or 13 mi Gimhae
$839
26 km or 16 mi Miryang
$861
27 km or 17 mi Sacheon
$795
36 km or 22 mi Yangsan
$909
40 km or 25 mi Busan
$1031
48 km or 30 mi Geoje
$945
52 km or 32 mi Tongyeong
$900
52 km or 32 mi Jinju
$765
61 km or 38 mi Gyeongsan
$922
66 km or 41 mi Daegu
$918
68 km or 42 mi Ulsan
$1066
82 km or 51 mi Gyeongju
$1184
82 km or 51 mi Yeongcheon
$792
94 km or 58 mi Gwangyang
$963
106 km or 66 mi Gimcheon
$925
106 km or 66 mi Pohang
$775
107 km or 66 mi Yeosu
$1003
107 km or 67 mi Gumi
$951
112 km or 70 mi Suncheon
$923
114 km or 71 mi Tsushima Island
$1024
116 km or 72 mi Namwon
$895
133 km or 82 mi Tsushima
$1021
134 km or 83 mi Sangju
$981
144 km or 89 mi Andong
$800
149 km or 93 mi Jeonju
$791
152 km or 95 mi Mungyeong
$897
158 km or 98 mi Gwangju
$902
165 km or 103 mi Daejeon
$944
166 km or 103 mi Jeongeup
$901
168 km or 105 mi Gyeryong
$896
170 km or 106 mi Gimje
$944
170 km or 106 mi Iksan
$925
172 km or 107 mi Yeongju
$963
175 km or 109 mi Nonsan
$928
178 km or 111 mi Naju
$898
183 km or 114 mi Sejong
$928
184 km or 114 mi Cheongju
$880
190 km or 118 mi Gongju
$939
192 km or 119 mi Gunsan
$941

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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