Cost of living comparison

compared to

Hanoi is 2.2 times more expensive than Cairo.

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

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pay 45.0% more for restaurants

 
Cairo
Hanoi
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $4.27
EGP202.90
$1.96
₫49,924
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$4.27
EGP202.90
$5.32
₫135,293
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $0.25
EGP11.84
$0.46
₫11,634

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pay 2.3 times more for groceries

 
Cairo
Hanoi
Bread
1 loaf
$0.56
EGP26.48
$1.01
₫25,736
Local cheese (8 oz) $1.68
EGP79.89
$4.78
₫121,507
Milk (1 gallon) $3.57
EGP169.80
$5.22
₫132,631

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pay 96.4% more for transportation

 
Cairo
Hanoi
Gasoline (1 gallon) $0.96
EGP45.61
$3.48
₫88,327
Monthly public transit pass $6.40
EGP304.35
$7.86
₫199,695
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $34,150.60
EGP1,623,191.33
$39,295.00
₫998,475,545

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pay 2.2 times more for housing

 
Cairo
Hanoi
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$7.77
EGP369.45
$8.56
₫217,563
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $194.33
EGP9,236.77
$339.65
₫8,630,320
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $117.39
EGP5,579.72
$203.41
₫5,168,579

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pay 4.9 times more for childcare

 
Cairo
Hanoi
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $99.11
EGP4,710.64
$240.68
₫6,115,663
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $1,728.87
EGP82,174.06
$12,685.27
₫322,329,302

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pay 10.2% more for entertainment and sports

 
Cairo
Hanoi
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $1.76
EGP83.70
$0.98
₫24,962
Cappuccino in mid-range area $1.50
EGP71.30
$1.87
₫47,527
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$1.76
EGP83.70
$1.38
₫34,947

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pay 9.4% more for clothing

 
Cairo
Hanoi
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$34.43
EGP1,636.54
$31.89
₫810,224
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$41.73
EGP1,983.62
$26.96
₫684,960
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$89.91
EGP4,273.56
$83.38
₫2,118,759

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