Vietnam - General information
Region region
Capital Hanoi
Language Vietnamese
Currency Dong
Population 90,388,000
Phone code +84
Cost of living in Vietnam
Expenses - USD/Month Min. Med.
Accommodation 156 248
Food 124 189
Transportation 5 33
Communications and utilities 28 37
Clothing 16 57
Sports and leisure 14 47
Total 343 611
Accommodation in Vietnam USD/Month
Shared room outside of centre 157
Shared room in city centre 251
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre 218
1 bedroom apartment in city centre 336
Coordinates of Vietnam
Time Zone Asia/Ho_Chi_Minh
GMT +7
DST +7
Latitude 16.166670000
Longitude 107.833330000
Elevation (STRM3) 934 m.

List of largest cities in Vietnam

 
Ho Chi Minh City Ho Chi Minh City
Ho Chi Minh City Ho Chi Minh City
3,467,331
Hanoi Hanoi
Hanoi Ha Nội
1,431,270
Da Nang Da Nang
Da Nang Đà Nẵng
752,493
Haiphong Haiphong
Haiphong Hải Phòng
602,695
Bien Hoa Bien Hoa
Bien Hoa Đồng Nai
407,208
Hue Hue
Hue Thừa Thiên-Huế
287,217

Cost of living and prices in Vietnam

Restaurants
Meal Inexpensive Restaurant 1 pers. 2 USD
Meal Mid-range Restaurant 2 pers. 18 USD
Meal McMeal at McDonalds 1 pc. 4 USD
Drinks Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 1 USD
Drinks Imported Beer 0.33 liters 1 USD
Drinks Coke/Pepsi 0.33 liters 0 USD
Drinks Water 0.33 liters 0 USD
Drinks Cappuccino Portion 2 USD
Markets
Food Water 1.5 liters 1 USD
Food Loaf Bread 500 g. 1 USD
Food Eggs 12 pc. 1 USD
Food Milk 1 liter 1 USD
Food Onion 1 kg. 1 USD
Food Lettuce 1 head 0 USD
Food Rice white 1 kg. 1 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 1 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 1 USD
Food Cheese Local 1 kg. 9 USD
Meat Chicken Breasts 1 kg. 4 USD
Fruits Apples 1 kg. 3 USD
Fruits Banana 1 kg. 1 USD
Fruits Oranges 1 kg. 2 USD
Alcohol Wine, Mid-Range 1 bottle 11 USD
Alcohol Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 1 USD
Alcohol Imported Beer 0.33 liters 1 USD
Cigarettes Marlboro 1 pack 1 USD
Transportation
Public transport| One-way 1 ticket 0 USD
Public transport| Monthly Pass 1 month 7 USD
Taxi Taxi Start Start 1 USD
Taxi Normal Tariff 1 km 1 USD
Taxi Waiting 1 hour 1 USD
Fuel Gasoline 1 liter 1 USD
Automobile Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline 1 pc. 44,770 USD
Entertainment
Sport Fitness Club Fee 1 month 26 USD
Sport Tennis Court Rent 1 hour 8 USD
Rest Cinema, International Release 1 seat 4 USD
Goods
Clothing Jeans, Levis 501 1 Pair 33 USD
Clothing Summer Dress in Zara, H&M 1 pc. 28 USD
Shoes Nike Running Shoes 1 pair 72 USD
Shoes Men Leather Business Shoes 1 pair 61 USD
Accommodation
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 bedroom 420 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 bedroom 272 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 3 bedrooms 941 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 3 bedrooms 591 USD
Utilities Electricity, Heating... for 85m2 1 month 55 USD
Communication Mobile Calls 1 min. 0 USD
Communication Unlimited Internet 1 month 12 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 sq. meter 2,017 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 sq. meter 874 USD
Salary Disposable Salary 1 month 266 USD
Mortgage Interest Rate 1 year 9.08%
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Weather, climate, temperature by months in Vietnam

Season Autumn Winter Spring Summer
Month Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Year
Record high °C 37 35 35 33 34 36 37 38 39 38 38 37 39
Average high °C 31 29 28 26 26 27 29 30 32 32 32 32 29
Average temperature °C 27 26 25 23 22 23 25 27 28 28 28 28 26
Average low °C 24 23 22 20 19 20 21 24 25 25 25 25 23
Record low °C 20 17 13 12 11 13 13 14 18 20 19 21 11
Rain Days 14 10 8 3 3 3 4 5 6 11 11 12 89
Fog Days 5 6 6 7 8 7 9 7 5 4 4 4 70
Thunderstorms Days 6 4 1 0 0 0 1 3 7 7 7 6 43
Average precipitation Mm. 297 325 236 113 46 23 26 59 147 177 186 200 1833
Relative humidity % 84 84 83 81 79 79 79 80 80 80 79 81 81
Relative humidity morning % 71 71 70 69 70 70 70 69 68 67 67 68 69
Relative humidity evening % 57 59 57 55 55 55 56 57 56 56 55 56 56
Wind speed Km/h 7 8 9 9 9 9 9 9 8 8 9 8 8
Day Length Hours 13 12 12 12 12 12 12 13 13 13 13 13 13
Dew point °C 24 22 21 19 18 19 20 22 24 24 24 24 259
Growing degree-day °C 518 499 440 406 388 370 465 513 560 553 568 561 5840
Solar radiation, global Mj/m2 17 15 14 14 15 17 19 20 20 19 18 18 17
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