Vietnam: Cost of living

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 Vietnam

Cost of living index, world average = 100

 Latest value 50.03
 Year 2017
 Measure index points
 Data availability 2017 - 2017
 Average 50.03
 Min - Max 50.03 - 50.03
 Source World Bank International Comparison Program
The cost of living index is a broad measure of the prices paid by households and non-profit organizations that provide services to households in Vietnam and other countries. The index incorporates all goods and services in the typical household consumption basket in individual countries with appropriate weights. It is designed to allow comparison across countries. The data are from the World Bank International Comparison Program which updates the price information every seven years. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time. The value of that indicator for 2017 is 50.03 index points.
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Definition: The cost of living index summarizes the level of prices paid by households and non-profit organizations that provide services to households. It incorporates all goods and services in the average consumption basket with appropriate weights. The data are from the World Bank International Comparison Program.

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 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Cost of living 50.03 2017 index points
 Food prices 73.294 2017 index points
 Fruit prices 79.31 2017 index points
 Vegetable prices 80.93 2017 index points
 Bread and cereal prices 70.02 2017 index points
 Milk, cheese, and eggs prices 96.54 2017 index points
 Meat prices 68.79 2017 index points
 Fish and seafood prices 70.63 2017 index points
 Alcohol beverage prices 96.28 2017 index points
 Clothing and footwear prices 47.92 2017 index points
 Housing and utilities prices 47.334 2017 index points
 Furniture and household maintenance prices 59.97 2017 index points
 Healthcare prices 31.42 2017 index points
 Transport prices 72.95 2017 index points
 Hotel and restaurant prices 35.01 2017 index points
 Vehicle prices 120.59 2017 index points
 Communication prices 41.20 2017 index points
 Recreation and culture prices 40.45 2017 index points
 Education prices 28.00 2017 index points
 Machinery and equipment prices 100.34 2017 index points
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