Hanoi is 2.1 times more expensive than Asmara.

If you lived in Hanoi instead of Asmara, you would:

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pay 14.8% less for restaurants

 
Asmara
Hanoi
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $18.14
ERN272.04
$1.96
₫50,045
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$2.00
ERN30.00
$5.32
₫135,621
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $1.06
ERN15.94
$0.46
₫11,663

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pay 1.3% more for groceries

 
Asmara
Hanoi
Bread
1 loaf
$0.50
ERN7.50
$1.01
₫25,798
Local cheese (8 oz) $1.50
ERN22.50
$4.78
₫121,801
Milk (1 gallon) $6.19
ERN92.79
$5.22
₫132,952

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pay 27.2% less for transportation

 
Asmara
Hanoi
Gasoline (1 gallon) $8.52
ERN127.76
$3.48
₫88,541
Monthly public transit pass $8.00
ERN120.00
$7.86
₫200,178
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $66,666.00
ERN999,990.00
$39,295.00
₫1,000,891,541

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pay 6.1% more for housing

 
Asmara
Hanoi
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$200.00
ERN3,000.00
$8.56
₫218,089
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $475.00
ERN7,125.00
$339.65
₫8,651,203
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $400.00
ERN6,000.00
$203.41
₫5,181,086

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pay 8.6 times more for childcare

 
Asmara
Hanoi
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $25.00
ERN375.00
$240.68
₫6,130,461
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $1,675.00
ERN25,125.00
$12,685.27
₫323,109,237

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pay 77.0% more for entertainment and sports

 
Asmara
Hanoi
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $1.00
ERN15.00
$0.98
₫25,022
Cappuccino in mid-range area $0.88
ERN13.25
$1.87
₫47,642
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$2.50
ERN37.50
$1.38
₫35,031

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pay 46.2% less for clothing

 
Asmara
Hanoi
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$82.50
ERN1,237.50
$31.89
₫812,185
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$75.00
ERN1,125.00
$26.96
₫686,617
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$200.00
ERN3,000.00
$83.38
₫2,123,886

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