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Hanoi vs Lagos
Han vs Los

Average net salary (After tax)

Lagos
Hanoi

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Los
Han
Outside city centre
Los
Han

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Los
Han
Outside city centre
Los
Han

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Los
Han
Outside city centre
Los
Han

Mortgage rates

Lagos
4.5%
Hanoi
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Lagos
Hanoi

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Los
Han

Mobile phone data

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

Los
Han

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Los
Han

Monthly pass

Regular price

Los
Han

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Lagos
Hanoi

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Los
Han
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Lagos
Hanoi

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Los
Han
Lettuce 1 head
Los
Han
Tomatoes 1kg
Los
Han

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Los
Han
Oranges 1 head
Los
Han
Bananas 1kg
Los
Han

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Lagos
4.5%
Hanoi
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Lagos are 17.14% higher than in Hanoi

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Los
Han
Market 0.5L bottle
Los
Han

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Los
Han
Market 0.33L bottle
Los
Han

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Lagos
5
Hanoi

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Los
Han

Summer dress

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

Los
Han

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Lagos
$15.33
Hanoi
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Los $4,070.74/mth
Han $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Los $4,070.74/mth
Han $4,070.74/mth