Cost of living comparison

compared to

Hanoi is 52.1% cheaper than France.

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

pay 75.9% less for restaurants

 
France
Hanoi
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $17.43
€15.28
$1.73
₫39,184
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$10.25
€8.99
$5.18
₫117,551
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $2.89
€2.53
$0.54
₫12,304

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pay 44.1% less for groceries

 
France
Hanoi
Bread
1 loaf
$1.68
€1.48
$0.76
₫17,186
Local cheese (8 oz) $8.34
€7.31
$5.26
₫119,510
Milk (1 gallon) $4.51
€3.95
$5.32
₫120,797

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pay 36.5% less for transportation

 
France
Hanoi
Gasoline (1 gallon) $6.71
€5.88
$3.12
₫70,903
Monthly public transit pass $53.41
€46.84
$8.63
₫195,918
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $25,734.55
€22,566.65
$43,146.24
₫979,592,134

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pay 62.4% less for housing

 
France
Hanoi
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$32.33
€28.35
$9.66
₫219,429
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $756.00
€662.94
$344.42
₫7,819,808
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $585.91
€513.78
$244.46
₫5,550,130

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pay 38.3% less for childcare

 
France
Hanoi
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $738.08
€647.22
$183.94
₫4,176,156
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $12,146.23
€10,651.04
$11,965.49
₫271,664,409

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pay 67.1% less for entertainment and sports

 
France
Hanoi
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $6.39
€5.60
$0.86
₫19,592
Cappuccino in mid-range area $3.19
€2.79
$1.64
₫37,143
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$11.70
€10.26
$1.29
₫29,388

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pay 40.2% less for clothing

 
France
Hanoi
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$89.63
€78.60
$30.95
₫702,751
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$41.81
€36.66
$27.75
₫630,056
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$96.79
€84.87
$82.34
₫1,869,388

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