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Houston vs Hanoi
Hou vs Han

Average net salary (After tax)

Hanoi
Houston

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Han
Hou
Outside city centre
Han
Hou

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Han
Hou
Outside city centre
Han
Hou

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Han
Hou
Outside city centre
Han
Hou

Mortgage rates

Hanoi
4.5%
Houston
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Hanoi
Houston

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Han
Hou

Mobile phone data

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

Han
Hou

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Han
Hou

Monthly pass

Regular price

Han
Hou

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Hanoi
Houston

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Han
Hou
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Hanoi
Houston

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Han
Hou
Lettuce 1 head
Han
Hou
Tomatoes 1kg
Han
Hou

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Han
Hou
Oranges 1 head
Han
Hou
Bananas 1kg
Han
Hou

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Hanoi
4.5%
Houston
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Hanoi are 17.14% higher than in Houston

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Han
Hou
Market 0.5L bottle
Han
Hou

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Han
Hou
Market 0.33L bottle
Han
Hou

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Hanoi
5
Houston

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Han
Hou

Summer dress

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

Han
Hou

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Hanoi
$15.33
Houston
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Han $4,070.74/mth
Hou $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Han $4,070.74/mth
Hou $4,070.74/mth