Cost of living comparison

compared to

Hanoi is 42.4% more expensive than Baghdad.

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

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pay 8.0% less for restaurants

 
Baghdad
Hanoi
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $5.35
IQD6,996
$1.96
₫50,013
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$6.88
IQD8,996
$5.32
₫135,534
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $0.42
IQD546
$0.46
₫11,655

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pay 55.3% more for groceries

 
Baghdad
Hanoi
Bread
1 loaf
$0.86
IQD1,121
$1.01
₫25,782
Local cheese (8 oz) $2.39
IQD3,119
$4.78
₫121,723
Milk (1 gallon) $4.86
IQD6,348
$5.22
₫132,867

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pay 19.8% more for transportation

 
Baghdad
Hanoi
Gasoline (1 gallon) $1.73
IQD2,255
$3.48
₫88,485
Monthly public transit pass $22.94
IQD29,985
$7.86
₫200,051
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $18,355.59
IQD23,987,989
$39,295.00
₫1,000,254,550

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pay 48.4% less for housing

 
Baghdad
Hanoi
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$40.82
IQD53,343
$8.56
₫217,950
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $562.97
IQD735,720
$339.65
₫8,645,697
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $291.49
IQD380,935
$203.41
₫5,177,788

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pay 3.7 times more for childcare

 
Baghdad
Hanoi
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $143.70
IQD187,790
$240.68
₫6,126,559
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $2,253.45
IQD2,944,918
$12,685.27
₫322,903,603

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pay 35.9% less for entertainment and sports

 
Baghdad
Hanoi
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $2.15
IQD2,806
$0.98
₫25,006
Cappuccino in mid-range area $2.65
IQD3,460
$1.87
₫47,612
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$2.20
IQD2,874
$1.38
₫35,009

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pay 48.6% more for clothing

 
Baghdad
Hanoi
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$29.44
IQD38,475
$31.89
₫811,668
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$30.82
IQD40,277
$26.96
₫686,180
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$46.25
IQD60,436
$83.38
₫2,122,534

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