Cost of living comparison between Hồ Chí Minh City and Singapore

SingVietYou would need around 7,973.35 Singapore dollars (131,745,884.23 Vietnamese đồng) in Singapore to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 43,000,000.00 đồng in Hồ Chí Minh City (assuming you rent in both cities).

This calculation uses our Consumer Prices Including Rent Index.

Indices Difference

Consumer Prices in Singapore are 118.43% higher than in Hồ Chí Minh City.

Consumer Prices Including Rent in Singapore are 206.39% higher than in Hồ Chí Minh City.

Rent Prices in Singapore are 455.66% higher than in Hồ Chí Minh City.

Restaurant Prices in Singapore are 140.32% higher than in Hồ Chí Minh City.

Groceries Prices in Singapore are 108.35% higher than in Hồ Chí Minh City.

Local Purchasing Power in Singapore is 135.94% higher than in Hồ Chí Minh City.

Hồ Chí Minh City   Singapore       Difference
Restaurants
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 61,687.50 ₫     165,232.69 ₫      +167.85 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 308,437.50 ₫     826,163.47 ₫      +167.85 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 84,500.00 ₫     115,662.89 ₫      +36.88 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 21,125.00 ₫     104,096.60 ₫      +392.76 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 40,000.00 ₫     132,186.16 ₫      +230.47 %
Cappuccino (regular) 47,500.00 ₫     82,616.35 ₫      +73.93 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 10,250.00 ₫     24,784.90 ₫      +141.80 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 8,225.00 ₫     16,523.27 ₫      +100.89 %
Markets
Milk (regular), 1 liter 33,921.80 ₫     46,678.24 ₫      +37.61 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 20,562.50 ₫     33,046.54 ₫      +60.71 %
Rice (1kg) 18,000.00 ₫     61,962.26 ₫      +244.23 %
Eggs (12) 30,000.00 ₫     41,308.17 ₫      +37.69 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 200,000.00 ₫     247,849.04 ₫      +23.92 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 80,000.00 ₫     148,709.43 ₫      +85.89 %
Apples (1kg) 45,000.00 ₫     66,093.08 ₫      +46.87 %
Oranges (1kg) 35,456.25 ₫     66,093.08 ₫      +86.41 %
Tomato (1kg) 10,000.00 ₫     57,831.44 ₫      +478.31 %
Potato (1kg) 16,900.00 ₫     42,960.50 ₫      +154.20 %
Lettuce (1 head) 10,000.00 ₫     33,046.54 ₫      +230.47 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 11,281.25 ₫     24,784.90 ₫      +119.70 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 150,000.00 ₫     495,698.08 ₫      +230.47 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 12,000.00 ₫     90,877.98 ₫      +657.32 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 22,500.00 ₫     99,139.62 ₫      +340.62 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 21,125.00 ₫     198,279.23 ₫      +838.60 %
Transportation
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 5,000.00 ₫     28,915.72 ₫      +478.31 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 165,000.00 ₫     1,594,495.50 ₫      +866.36 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 12,000.00 ₫     52,874.46 ₫      +340.62 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 12,358.12 ₫     9,913.96 ₫      -19.78 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 21,157.50 ₫     288,331.05 ₫      +1,262.78 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 24,146.88 ₫     34,698.87 ₫      +43.70 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,000,000,000.00 ₫     2,241,381,501.76 ₫      +124.14 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 1,080,625.00 ₫     3,304,653.89 ₫      +205.81 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 2,000.00 ₫     2,643.72 ₫      +32.19 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 318,437.50 ₫     660,930.78 ₫      +107.55 %
Sports And Leisure
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 1,056,250.00 ₫     1,982,792.33 ₫      +87.72 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 200,000.00 ₫     165,232.69 ₫      -17.38 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 92,531.25 ₫     165,232.69 ₫      +78.57 %
Clothing And Shoes
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 845,000.00 ₫     1,982,792.33 ₫      +134.65 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, …) 700,000.00 ₫     1,156,628.86 ₫      +65.23 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 514,062.50 ₫     2,081,931.95 ₫      +305.00 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 500,000.00 ₫     2,148,025.03 ₫      +329.61 %
Rent Per Month
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 8,753,125.00 ₫     57,831,443.10 ₫      +560.69 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 6,000,000.00 ₫     33,872,702.39 ₫      +464.55 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 20,000,000.00 ₫     99,139,616.74 ₫      +395.70 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 10,000,000.00 ₫     57,831,443.10 ₫      +478.31 %
Buy Apartment Price
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 29,605,500.00 ₫     320,138,986.00 ₫      +981.35 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 15,000,000.00 ₫     177,854,992.22 ₫      +1,085.70 %
Salaries And Financing
Median Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 8,000,000.00 ₫     57,831,443.10 ₫      +622.89 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 12.00     2.60      -78.33 %
Last update September, 2013 September, 2013
Contributors (past 18 months) 85 529
Currency: VND

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Source: numbeo.com 

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