A girl rides previous the HCMC Individuals's Committee constructing, April 2020. Picture by VnExpress/Giang Son Dong.
Ho Chi Minh Metropolis, Vietnam’s largest city expanse, has the second most cost-effective value of dwelling amongst six Southeast Asian cities included in a report by knowledge aggregator iPrice Group.
The typical month-to-month value of dwelling, together with hire, meals, transportation and different utilities, for a single individual in HCMC was P39,608 (Philippine peso, or $819), based on knowledge culled by the Malaysia-based agency throughout six well-liked Southeast Asian cities.
Kuala Lumpur was the most cost effective vacation spot with a month-to-month value of dwelling at P38,314 ($792).
Singapore has the costliest value of dwelling at P119,732 ($2,474), adopted by Bangkok, Manila and Jakarta.
“There was a major hole between the general bills of Filipinos dwelling in Manila and its ASEAN neighbors with a “comparable financial state,” the report stated.
HCMC, residence to 13 million individuals together with migrants, has constantly been the most well-liked vacationer vacation spot in Vietnam, with its trendy skyscrapers, French colonial buildings and struggle relics.
Round 90,000 foreigners lived and labored in Vietnam, primarily in Hanoi and HCMC, as of final yr, based on official knowledge.
Ho Chi Minh Metropolis topped a listing of 10 most reasonably priced locations for American expats with typical month-to-month prices of $462.62 per individual, based on an InterNations survey launched final yr.