Gold Coast vs Vientiane - Cost of Living Comparison

Gold Coast Vientiane
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1776
$905
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4282
$2380
🏠 One person rent
$1000
$453
🏘️ Family rent
$1679
$1049
🍽️ Food expenses
$477
$297
🚐 Transport expenses
$165
$57.5
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3864
$314
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
20 km
5 km
🎓 Higher education
48
13
😀 Quality of life
90
27
🏙️ Population
638K
948K

The cost of living in Gold Coast is 96% more expensive than in Vientiane. Cities ranked 2046th and 5700th ($1776 vs $905) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 14th and 1st in Australia and Laos, respectively. Check Australia vs Laos comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.2 months in Gold Coast compared to 0.3 months in Vientiane. Gold Coast ranked 6th best city to live in Australia vs Vientiane ranked 1st in Laos, while ranked 104th and 8754th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Gold Coast vs Vientiane

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Gold Coast Vientiane
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$13.9
$3.03
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$62.6
$26.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.81
$4.99
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.59
$1.13
 Cappuccino
$3.43
$2.17
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.49
$1.09
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1207
$461
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$780
$252
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2335
$1125
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1293
$793
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$82.5
$58.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$125
$88.9
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$52.3
$101
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.69%
10.02%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$9231
$2512
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6718
$495
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.43
$0.69
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$111
$5.91
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$17.2
$9.96
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.39
$1.08
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.05
$3.04
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.26
$1.82
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.93
$1.47
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.97
$2.06
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.81
$21
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.02
$4.29
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.6
$11.5
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.93
$4.73
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.46
$1.1
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.51
$2.75
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.85
$2.96
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.04
$2.48
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$2.33
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.29
$0.35
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.57
$1.24
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.5
$13.9
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.47
$1.01
🚬 Cigarette pack
$23.6
$2.03
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.18
$3.54
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.06
$2.93
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.53
$1.46
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.13
$1.17
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$49
$34
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.5
$5.03
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$45.2
$20.7
💇 Haircut, simple
$23.4
$4.39
👖 Brand Jeans
$74.7
$93.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$107
$125
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$1465
$126
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$18118
$4450

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$1627
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$2056
73 km or 45 mi Byron Bay
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77 km or 48 mi Ipswich
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114 km or 71 mi Caboolture
$1630
138 km or 86 mi Caloundra
$1630
152 km or 94 mi Toowoomba
$1462
155 km or 97 mi Sunshine Coast
$1808
256 km or 159 mi Coffs Harbour
$1359
308 km or 192 mi Hervey Bay
$1658
323 km or 201 mi Armidale
$1677
367 km or 228 mi Bundaberg
$1482
383 km or 238 mi Port Macquarie
$1640
511 km or 318 mi Gladstone
$1603
567 km or 353 mi Newcastle
$1798
591 km or 367 mi Rockhampton
$1390
660 km or 410 mi Dubbo
$1445
669 km or 416 mi Dee Why
$1970
675 km or 419 mi Kellyville
$1656
683 km or 424 mi Blacktown
$1581
683 km or 425 mi Sydney
$2294
684 km or 425 mi Parramatta
$1896
703 km or 437 mi Bathurst
$1558
715 km or 445 mi Orange
$1661
752 km or 468 mi Wollongong
$1554
827 km or 514 mi Goulburn
$1700
904 km or 562 mi Canberra
$1792
974 km or 605 mi Wagga Wagga
$1386
988 km or 614 mi Griffith
$1629
1182 km or 734 mi Townsville
$1224
1196 km or 743 mi Shepparton
$1442
1271 km or 789 mi Mildura
$1622
1294 km or 804 mi Bendigo
$1610
1299 km or 807 mi Traralgon
$1626
1337 km or 830 mi Sunbury
$1625
1338 km or 831 mi Pakenham
$1631
1342 km or 834 mi Berwick
$1562
1344 km or 835 mi Melbourne
$1968
1344 km or 835 mi South Yarra
$1589
1344 km or 835 mi Dandenong
$1498

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Distance City Cost of living
63 km or 39 mi Udon Thani
$468
109 km or 68 mi Vang Vieng
$833
172 km or 107 mi Khon Kaen
$577
220 km or 136 mi Luang Prabang
$801
241 km or 150 mi Thakhek
$846
279 km or 173 mi Phitsanulok
$420
336 km or 209 mi Vinh
$514
337 km or 210 mi Nakhon Ratchasima
$580
352 km or 219 mi Ha Tinh
$536
363 km or 225 mi Nakhon Sawan
$479
363 km or 225 mi Chiang Rai
$498
388 km or 241 mi Ubon Ratchathani
$457
392 km or 243 mi Thanh Hoa
$532
392 km or 244 mi Chiang Mai
$539
427 km or 265 mi Dong Hoi
$516
463 km or 288 mi Nam Dinh
$513
465 km or 289 mi Pai
$533
475 km or 295 mi Viet Tri
$487
480 km or 298 mi Thai Binh
$472
480 km or 298 mi Tha Khlong
$536
481 km or 299 mi Hanoi
$638
487 km or 303 mi Jinghong
$658
489 km or 304 mi Serei Saophoan
$638
491 km or 305 mi Rangsit
$485
503 km or 313 mi Sa Pa
$504
504 km or 313 mi Pak Kret
$532
507 km or 315 mi Nonthaburi
$582
508 km or 316 mi Bac Ninh
$529
512 km or 318 mi Hai Duong
$549
519 km or 323 mi Bangkok
$848
527 km or 328 mi Pu Chao Saming Phrai
$535
528 km or 328 mi Thai Nguyen
$528
529 km or 329 mi Siem Reap
$639
530 km or 329 mi Haiphong
$571
530 km or 330 mi Lat Luang
$535
535 km or 333 mi Nakhon Pathom
$401
540 km or 336 mi Hpa-an
$757
545 km or 338 mi Battambang
$540
553 km or 344 mi Mawlamyine
$747
555 km or 345 mi Hue
$468