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Bangkok vs Hanoi
Bkk vs Han

Average net salary (After tax)

Hanoi
Bangkok

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Han
Bkk
Outside city centre
Han
Bkk

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Han
Bkk
Outside city centre
Han
Bkk

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Han
Bkk
Outside city centre
Han
Bkk

Mortgage rates

Hanoi
4.5%
Bangkok
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

Electricity, heating, water, Garbage for a 85m2 Apartment

Hanoi
Bangkok

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Han
Bkk

Mobile phone data

One-minute local prepaid call (no plan or discount)

Han
Bkk

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Han
Bkk

Monthly pass

Regular price

Han
Bkk

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Hanoi
Bangkok

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Han
Bkk
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

Milk 1L
Han
Bkk
White bread 500g
Han
Bkk
Eggs 12
Han
Bkk
White rice 1kg
Han
Bkk

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Hanoi
Bangkok

Meat & cheese

Chicken breasts 1kg
Han
Bkk
Beef round 1kg
Han
Bkk
Local cheese 1kg
Han
Bkk

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Han
Bkk
Lettuce 1 head
Han
Bkk
Tomatoes 1kg
Han
Bkk

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Han
Bkk
Oranges 1 head
Han
Bkk
Bananas 1kg
Han
Bkk

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

Inexpensive restaurant 2 meals
Han $4,070.74/mth
Bkk $4,070.74/mth
Mid-range restaurant Three-course meal for two people
Han $4,070.74/mth
Bkk $4,070.74/mth

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Hanoi
4.5%
Bangkok
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Hanoi are 17.14% higher than in Bangkok

Drinks

Coke/Pepsi 0.33L
bottle
Han $4,070.74/mth
Bkk $4,070.74/mth
Water 0.33L
bottle
Han $4,070.74/mth
Bkk $4,070.74/mth
Cappuccino regular
Han $4,070.74/mth
Bkk $4,070.74/mth

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Han
Bkk
Market 0.5L bottle
Han
Bkk

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Han
Bkk
Market 0.33L bottle
Han
Bkk

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Hanoi
5
Bangkok

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Han
Bkk

Summer dress

From a chain store (e.g. Zara, H&M)

Han
Bkk

Shoes

1 pair Nike shoes
Han
Bkk
1 pair men's leather shoes
Han
Bkk

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Hanoi
$15.33
Bangkok
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Han $4,070.74/mth
Bkk $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Han $4,070.74/mth
Bkk $4,070.74/mth