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Lagos vs Hanoi
Los vs Han

Average net salary (After tax)

Hanoi
Lagos

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Han
Los
Outside city centre
Han
Los

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Han
Los
Outside city centre
Han
Los

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Han
Los
Outside city centre
Han
Los

Mortgage rates

Hanoi
4.5%
Lagos
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Hanoi
Lagos

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Han
Los

Mobile phone data

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

Han
Los

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Han
Los

Monthly pass

Regular price

Han
Los

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Hanoi
Lagos

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Han
Los
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Hanoi
Lagos

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

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

Fruit

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

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Hanoi
4.5%
Lagos
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Hanoi are 17.14% higher than in Lagos

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

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

Imported beer

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

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Hanoi
5
Lagos

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Han
Los

Summer dress

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

Han
Los

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Hanoi
$15.33
Lagos
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

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

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

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