Cost of living in Vientiane, Laos vs Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

TOTAL + 17%
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These prices were last updated on April 14, 2021. Exchange rate: 2.449 VND / LAK

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Cost of living in Vientiane (Laos) is 17% more expensive than in Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam)

For example, you would need at least 99,294,253 ₫ (40,537,049 ₭) in Vientiane to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with 85,000,000 ₫ in Ho Chi Minh City.

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