Vietnam vs Hong Kong cost of living comparison

Cost of living in Vietnam

Supermarket prices in Vietnam
Milk (1L / 0.26Gallon) 1.34 (USD)
Eggs (30 pack) 3.48 (USD)
White bread (100g loaf) 0.14 (USD)
Rice (1kg / 2.2lbs) 0.83 (USD)
Cheese (1kg / 2.2lbs) 13.48 (USD)
Chicken breast (1kg / 2.2lbs) 3.18 (USD)
Beef steak (1kg / 2.2lbs) 9.82 (USD)
Banana (1kg / 2.2lbs) 0.87 (USD)
Oranges (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.43 (USD)
Apples (1kg / 2.2lbs) 2.9 (USD)
Onions (1kg / 2.2lbs) 0.98 (USD)
Potato (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.07 (USD)
Tomato (1kg / 2.2lbs) 0.84 (USD)
Lettuce (1 leaf) 0.78 (USD)
Bottle of Water (1.5L / 50oz) 0.51 (USD)
Bottle of Red Wine 10.84 (USD)
Local beer (33cl / 11oz) 0.46 (USD)
Imported beer (33cl / 11oz) 1.37 (USD)
Pack of cigarettes (20 units) 1.13 (USD)

Restaurant prices in Vietnam
Fast food meal (MCD Big mac) 4.12 (USD)
Meal in cheap restaurant 2.09 (USD)
Meal in high end restaurant 19.88 (USD)
Bottle of Water (33cl / 11oz) 0.33 (USD)
Cup of coffee 1.66 (USD)
Limonade (Coca cola) 0.52 (USD)
Local beer (33cl / 11oz) 0.57 (USD)
Imported beer (33cl / 11oz) 1.7 (USD)

Shopping prices in Vietnam
Sport shoes (Nike / Adidas) 93.85 (USD)
Mens Dress shoes 75.08 (USD)
High quality jeans 38.4 (USD)
womens summer dress 30.75 (USD)

Transportation in Vietnam
Taxi minimum charge 0.51 (USD)
Taxi fare (1km / 0.6mile) 0.56 (USD)
Taxi 1 hour waiting 1.32 (USD)
Bus or metro ticket (One way) 0.3 (USD)
One month pass 7.34 (USD)
Gas price (1Liter / 0.26Gallon) 0.86 (USD)
Compact car (Honda Civic) 41637 (USD)
Family car (Toyota corolla) 35667 (USD)

Rent prices in Vietnam
1 bedroom flat in city center 399 (USD)
3 bedrooms flat in city center 814 (USD)
1 bedroom flat outside city center 288 (USD)
3 bedrooms flat outside city center 553 (USD)
Square meter in city center 2437 (USD)
Square meter outside city center 1117 (USD)

Home and utilities in Vietnam
Family monthly ( Electricity, Water) 64 (USD)
50 mbps unlimited internet 10 (USD)
Local calls mobile tariff for 1 mn 0.08 (USD)

School and Kindergarten in Vietnam
Kindergarten or preschool monthly fees 138 (USD)
Average primary school yearly fees 9009 (USD)

Gym and activities in Vietnam
Gym monthly membership cost 21.71 (USD)
1 hour tennis court rental 7.49 (USD)
Cinema ticket price 4.16 (USD)

Salaries and interest in Vietnam
Average monthly net salary 380 (USD)
Average yearly interest rates on home loans 8.93 %

Cost of living in Hong Kong

Supermarket prices in Hong Kong
Milk (1L / 0.26Gallon) 2.8 (USD)
Eggs (30 pack) 8.55 (USD)
White bread (100g loaf) 0.43 (USD)
Rice (1kg / 2.2lbs) 2.06 (USD)
Cheese (1kg / 2.2lbs) 20.11 (USD)
Chicken breast (1kg / 2.2lbs) 10.56 (USD)
Beef steak (1kg / 2.2lbs) 18.75 (USD)
Banana (1kg / 2.2lbs) 2.12 (USD)
Oranges (1kg / 2.2lbs) 3.38 (USD)
Apples (1kg / 2.2lbs) 3.65 (USD)
Onions (1kg / 2.2lbs) 2.34 (USD)
Potato (1kg / 2.2lbs) 2.12 (USD)
Tomato (1kg / 2.2lbs) 2.91 (USD)
Lettuce (1 leaf) 1.18 (USD)
Bottle of Water (1.5L / 50oz) 1.89 (USD)
Bottle of Red Wine 15.48 (USD)
Local beer (33cl / 11oz) 1.07 (USD)
Imported beer (33cl / 11oz) 2.41 (USD)
Pack of cigarettes (20 units) 7.59 (USD)

Restaurant prices in Hong Kong
Fast food meal (MCD Big mac) 4.96 (USD)
Meal in cheap restaurant 6.13 (USD)
Meal in high end restaurant 59.78 (USD)
Bottle of Water (33cl / 11oz) 0.98 (USD)
Cup of coffee 4.56 (USD)
Limonade (Coca cola) 1.1 (USD)
Local beer (33cl / 11oz) 4.26 (USD)
Imported beer (33cl / 11oz) 6.26 (USD)

Shopping prices in Hong Kong
Sport shoes (Nike / Adidas) 85.03 (USD)
Mens Dress shoes 126.58 (USD)
High quality jeans 79.03 (USD)
womens summer dress 36.31 (USD)

Transportation in Hong Kong
Taxi minimum charge 2.98 (USD)
Taxi fare (1km / 0.6mile) 1.07 (USD)
Taxi 1 hour waiting 13.55 (USD)
Bus or metro ticket (One way) 1.24 (USD)
One month pass 64.51 (USD)
Gas price (1Liter / 0.26Gallon) 2.24 (USD)
Compact car (Honda Civic) 31577 (USD)
Family car (Toyota corolla) 29360 (USD)

Rent prices in Hong Kong
1 bedroom flat in city center 2331 (USD)
3 bedrooms flat in city center 4867 (USD)
1 bedroom flat outside city center 1497 (USD)
3 bedrooms flat outside city center 3104 (USD)
Square meter in city center 29658 (USD)
Square meter outside city center 19882 (USD)

Home and utilities in Hong Kong
Family monthly ( Electricity, Water) 194 (USD)
50 mbps unlimited internet 26 (USD)
Local calls mobile tariff for 1 mn 0.08 (USD)

School and Kindergarten in Hong Kong
Kindergarten or preschool monthly fees 729 (USD)
Average primary school yearly fees 18386 (USD)

Gym and activities in Hong Kong
Gym monthly membership cost 80.06 (USD)
1 hour tennis court rental 9.12 (USD)
Cinema ticket price 12.26 (USD)

Salaries and interest in Hong Kong
Average monthly net salary 2809 (USD)
Average yearly interest rates on home loans 2.48 %