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Seattle vs Hanoi
Sea vs Han

Average net salary (After tax)

Hanoi
Seattle

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Han
Sea
Outside city centre
Han
Sea

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Han
Sea
Outside city centre
Han
Sea

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Han
Sea
Outside city centre
Han
Sea

Mortgage rates

Hanoi
4.5%
Seattle
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Hanoi
Seattle

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Han
Sea

Mobile phone data

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

Han
Sea

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Han
Sea

Monthly pass

Regular price

Han
Sea

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Hanoi
Seattle

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Han
Sea
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Hanoi
Seattle

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Han
Sea
Lettuce 1 head
Han
Sea
Tomatoes 1kg
Han
Sea

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Han
Sea
Oranges 1 head
Han
Sea
Bananas 1kg
Han
Sea

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Hanoi
4.5%
Seattle
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Hanoi are 17.14% higher than in Seattle

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Han
Sea
Market 0.5L bottle
Han
Sea

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Han
Sea
Market 0.33L bottle
Han
Sea

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Hanoi
5
Seattle

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Han
Sea

Summer dress

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

Han
Sea

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Hanoi
$15.33
Seattle
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Han $4,070.74/mth
Sea $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Han $4,070.74/mth
Sea $4,070.74/mth