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Singapore vs Hanoi
Sin vs Han

Average net salary (After tax)

Hanoi
Singapore

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Han
Sin
Outside city centre
Han
Sin

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Han
Sin
Outside city centre
Han
Sin

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Han
Sin
Outside city centre
Han
Sin

Mortgage rates

Hanoi
4.5%
Singapore
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Hanoi
Singapore

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Han
Sin

Mobile phone data

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

Han
Sin

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Han
Sin

Monthly pass

Regular price

Han
Sin

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Hanoi
Singapore

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Han
Sin
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Hanoi
Singapore

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

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

Fruit

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

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Hanoi
4.5%
Singapore
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Hanoi are 17.14% higher than in Singapore

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

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

Imported beer

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

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Hanoi
5
Singapore

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Han
Sin

Summer dress

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

Han
Sin

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Hanoi
$15.33
Singapore
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

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

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

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