Cost of living comparison

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Hanoi is 5.8% cheaper than Ecuador.

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

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pay 40.6% less for restaurants

 
Ecuador
Hanoi
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $3.45
 
$1.96
₫50,013
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$6.27
 
$5.32
₫135,535
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $0.92
 
$0.46
₫11,655

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pay 9.5% more for groceries

 
Ecuador
Hanoi
Bread
1 loaf
$1.65
 
$1.01
₫25,782
Local cheese (8 oz) $2.79
 
$4.78
₫121,723
Milk (1 gallon) $4.08
 
$5.22
₫132,867

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pay 0.2% less for transportation

 
Ecuador
Hanoi
Gasoline (1 gallon) $2.48
 
$3.48
₫88,485
Monthly public transit pass $17.66
 
$7.86
₫200,051
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $22,909.09
 
$39,295.00
₫1,000,254,680

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pay 7.4% less for housing

 
Ecuador
Hanoi
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$33.66
 
$8.56
₫217,950
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $347.73
 
$339.65
₫8,645,698
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $270.55
 
$203.41
₫5,177,789

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pay 57.8% more for childcare

 
Ecuador
Hanoi
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $219.10
 
$240.68
₫6,126,560
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $6,167.67
 
$12,685.27
₫322,903,645

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pay 40.7% less for entertainment and sports

 
Ecuador
Hanoi
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $2.18
 
$0.98
₫25,006
Cappuccino in mid-range area $2.34
 
$1.87
₫47,612
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$5.88
 
$1.38
₫35,009

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pay 18.7% less for clothing

 
Ecuador
Hanoi
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$52.21
 
$31.89
₫811,668
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$44.65
 
$26.96
₫686,180
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$95.02
 
$83.38
₫2,122,535

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