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Hanoi vs Singapore
Han vs Sin

Average net salary (After tax)

Singapore
Hanoi

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Sin
Han
Outside city centre
Sin
Han

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Sin
Han
Outside city centre
Sin
Han

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Sin
Han
Outside city centre
Sin
Han

Mortgage rates

Singapore
4.5%
Hanoi
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Singapore
Hanoi

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Sin
Han

Mobile phone data

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

Sin
Han

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Sin
Han

Monthly pass

Regular price

Sin
Han

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Singapore
Hanoi

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Sin
Han
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Singapore
Hanoi

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Sin
Han
Lettuce 1 head
Sin
Han
Tomatoes 1kg
Sin
Han

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Sin
Han
Oranges 1 head
Sin
Han
Bananas 1kg
Sin
Han

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Singapore
4.5%
Hanoi
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Singapore are 17.14% higher than in Hanoi

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Sin
Han
Market 0.5L bottle
Sin
Han

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Sin
Han
Market 0.33L bottle
Sin
Han

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Singapore
5
Hanoi

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Sin
Han

Summer dress

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

Sin
Han

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Singapore
$15.33
Hanoi
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Sin $4,070.74/mth
Han $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Sin $4,070.74/mth
Han $4,070.74/mth