Not only is this Southeast Asian country a fascinating place, with ancient history, a diverse culture, and natural landscapes, but it’s also a really cheap country to live in. With its exotic beauty and heritage cities aside, Vietnam earns you good money, especially in the teaching sector for English.
Seeing as Vietnam was massively aided by the USA, it means that the economy is struggling and, as a result, still affordable when compared to other countries.
Rent is 88 % cheaper
Groceries are 40% cheaper
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is famous for its wealth – wealth that is mostly sourced in the country's oil industry. This Middle Eastern country has an Arabic-speaking population of 34.8 million. Given that the country follows Islamic law, it is important for visitors to be aware of it and behave accordingly when staying there.
The capital of Saudi Arabia is Riyadh, which is the Arabian Peninsula's biggest city. If you ever get there, make sure to check out the Burj Rafal – one of the tallest buildings in the world.
Local purchasing power is 38.05% higher
Rent is 85.64% cheaper
Groceries are 59.46% cheaper
Local goods and services are 51.63% cheaper
India is so big and has so many people that it has earned the status of a subcontinent. Despite it being one of the biggest economies in the world, the cost of living there is, in fact, the world's lowest.
After years of being a British colony, it is now its own democracy, with a population of 1.3 billion. Its colorful markets, unbelievable landscapes, and intriguing traditions make it a definite must for this list.
Local purchasing power is 23.27% lower
Rent is 93.23% cheaper
Groceries are 74.8% cheaper
Local goods and services are 74.92% cheaper
Costa Rica is known for its dense rainforests, beaches, and volcanoes; this Latin American country is also a great cheap place to spend your life in. For Americans, the lifestyle in Costa Rica is unusually affordable; you can think of it as an inexpensive lifelong vacation. The capital is San Jose is much cheaper when compared to the capital cities of neighbors.
Working in tourism and education are well paid for the emigrants, whereas groceries and transportation come very cheap. Renting a place may be more expensive but still manageable for affordable living.
Rent is 35% cheaper
Groceries are 49% cheaper
A list of the cheapest countries around the world wouldn't be complete without mentioning Thailand! Travelers and tourists all over have fallen in love with its tropical beaches, delicious food, and smiling people.
With incredibly low living costs in the major cities, even Bangkok and Chiang Mai. Beach resorts tend to be slightly more expensive but are still cheaper when contrasted with other beach destinations around the world.
Rent is 34% cheaper
Groceries are 49% cheaper