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St Petersberg vs Hanoi
Spg vs Han

Average net salary (After tax)

Hanoi
St Petersberg

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Han
Spg
Outside city centre
Han
Spg

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Han
Spg
Outside city centre
Han
Spg

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Han
Spg
Outside city centre
Han
Spg

Mortgage rates

Hanoi
4.5%
St Petersberg
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Hanoi
St Petersberg

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Han
Spg

Mobile phone data

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

Han
Spg

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Han
Spg

Monthly pass

Regular price

Han
Spg

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Hanoi
St Petersberg

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Han
Spg
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Hanoi
St Petersberg

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Han
Spg
Lettuce 1 head
Han
Spg
Tomatoes 1kg
Han
Spg

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Han
Spg
Oranges 1 head
Han
Spg
Bananas 1kg
Han
Spg

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Hanoi
4.5%
St Petersberg
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Hanoi are 17.14% higher than in St Petersberg

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Han
Spg
Market 0.5L bottle
Han
Spg

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Han
Spg
Market 0.33L bottle
Han
Spg

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Hanoi
5
St Petersberg

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Han
Spg

Summer dress

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

Han
Spg

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Hanoi
$15.33
St Petersberg
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Han $4,070.74/mth
Spg $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Han $4,070.74/mth
Spg $4,070.74/mth