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Tokyo vs Hanoi
Tyo vs Han

Average net salary (After tax)

Hanoi
Tokyo

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Han
Tyo
Outside city centre
Han
Tyo

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Han
Tyo
Outside city centre
Han
Tyo

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Han
Tyo
Outside city centre
Han
Tyo

Mortgage rates

Hanoi
4.5%
Tokyo
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Hanoi
Tokyo

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Han
Tyo

Mobile phone data

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

Han
Tyo

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Han
Tyo

Monthly pass

Regular price

Han
Tyo

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Hanoi
Tokyo

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Han
Tyo
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Hanoi
Tokyo

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Han
Tyo
Lettuce 1 head
Han
Tyo
Tomatoes 1kg
Han
Tyo

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Han
Tyo
Oranges 1 head
Han
Tyo
Bananas 1kg
Han
Tyo

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Hanoi
4.5%
Tokyo
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Hanoi are 17.14% higher than in Tokyo

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Han
Tyo
Market 0.5L bottle
Han
Tyo

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Han
Tyo
Market 0.33L bottle
Han
Tyo

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Hanoi
5
Tokyo

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Han
Tyo

Summer dress

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

Han
Tyo

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Hanoi
$15.33
Tokyo
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Han $4,070.74/mth
Tyo $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Han $4,070.74/mth
Tyo $4,070.74/mth