Ancient Town Hoi An, Vietnam (a UNESCO World Heritage Site)
Cost of Living in Vietnam
By Joshua Wood, LPC
Last updated on Nov 27, 2021
What is the cost of living in Vietnam? Hear what expats, digital nomads and retirees living in Vietnam have to say about the cost of housing, health insurance and general living costs.
Will I save money living in Vietnam?
"Exceeded them. I live on half of my retirement income and I live very well. It is possible for a married couple to live well on $1,200 per month,"
added another person living in Ho Chi Minh.
Housing Costs in Vietnam
Living in Vietnam Guide
It's an exciting time to live in Vietnam - with more and more tall buildings crowding the city skylines and rural areas developing rapidly as well. Learning Vietnamese poses a major challenge for most expats, but Vietnam's warm, welcoming people make up for the challenge.
Join our Vietnam forum to meet other expats and talk about living in Vietnam.
Help other expats and newcomers by answering questions about the challenges and adventures of living in Vietnam.
Healthcare in Vietnam
If you're moving to Vietnam, healthcare and health insurance require careful consideration. This article covers the quality of healthcare at hospitals and clinics in Vietnam, the availability of prescription medications, vaccinations and more.
Moving to Vietnam Guide
Expats who have moved to Vietnam report a positive experience living in the Southeast Asian nation. They cite the culture, the food, the people as some of the things they love about Vietnam.
Pros & Cons of Living in Vietnam
Take off your rose-colored glasses and learn what expats have to say about the biggest challenges and the greatest rewards of living in Vietnam.