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Hanoi vs Bucharest
Han vs Buh

Average net salary (After tax)

Bucharest
Hanoi

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Buh
Han
Outside city centre
Buh
Han

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Buh
Han
Outside city centre
Buh
Han

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Buh
Han
Outside city centre
Buh
Han

Mortgage rates

Bucharest
4.5%
Hanoi
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Bucharest
Hanoi

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Buh
Han

Mobile phone data

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

Buh
Han

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Buh
Han

Monthly pass

Regular price

Buh
Han

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Bucharest
Hanoi

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Buh
Han
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Bucharest
Hanoi

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

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

Fruit

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

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Bucharest
4.5%
Hanoi
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Bucharest are 17.14% higher than in Hanoi

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

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

Imported beer

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

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Bucharest
5
Hanoi

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Buh
Han

Summer dress

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

Buh
Han

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Bucharest
$15.33
Hanoi
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

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

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

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