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Bucharest vs Hanoi
Buh vs Han

Average net salary (After tax)

Hanoi
Bucharest

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Han
Buh
Outside city centre
Han
Buh

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Han
Buh
Outside city centre
Han
Buh

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Han
Buh
Outside city centre
Han
Buh

Mortgage rates

Hanoi
4.5%
Bucharest
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Hanoi
Bucharest

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Han
Buh

Mobile phone data

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

Han
Buh

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Han
Buh

Monthly pass

Regular price

Han
Buh

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Hanoi
Bucharest

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Han
Buh
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Hanoi
Bucharest

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Han
Buh
Lettuce 1 head
Han
Buh
Tomatoes 1kg
Han
Buh

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Han
Buh
Oranges 1 head
Han
Buh
Bananas 1kg
Han
Buh

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Hanoi
4.5%
Bucharest
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Hanoi are 17.14% higher than in Bucharest

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Han
Buh
Market 0.5L bottle
Han
Buh

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Han
Buh
Market 0.33L bottle
Han
Buh

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Hanoi
5
Bucharest

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Han
Buh

Summer dress

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

Han
Buh

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Hanoi
$15.33
Bucharest
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Han $4,070.74/mth
Buh $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Han $4,070.74/mth
Buh $4,070.74/mth