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Hanoi vs Karachi
Han vs Khi

Average net salary (After tax)

Karachi
Hanoi

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Khi
Han
Outside city centre
Khi
Han

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Khi
Han
Outside city centre
Khi
Han

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Khi
Han
Outside city centre
Khi
Han

Mortgage rates

Karachi
4.5%
Hanoi
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Karachi
Hanoi

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Khi
Han

Mobile phone data

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

Khi
Han

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Khi
Han

Monthly pass

Regular price

Khi
Han

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Karachi
Hanoi

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Khi
Han
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Karachi
Hanoi

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Khi
Han
Lettuce 1 head
Khi
Han
Tomatoes 1kg
Khi
Han

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Khi
Han
Oranges 1 head
Khi
Han
Bananas 1kg
Khi
Han

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Karachi
4.5%
Hanoi
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Karachi are 17.14% higher than in Hanoi

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Khi
Han
Market 0.5L bottle
Khi
Han

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Khi
Han
Market 0.33L bottle
Khi
Han

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Karachi
5
Hanoi

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Khi
Han

Summer dress

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

Khi
Han

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Karachi
$15.33
Hanoi
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Khi $4,070.74/mth
Han $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Khi $4,070.74/mth
Han $4,070.74/mth