Beijing is 76.9% more expensive than Hanoi.

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

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pay 34.5% more for restaurants

 
Hanoi
Beijing
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $1.96
₫50,045
$4.15
CN¥29.54
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$5.32
₫135,621
$5.54
CN¥39.39
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $0.46
₫11,663
$0.50
CN¥3.58

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pay 13.7% more for groceries

 
Hanoi
Beijing
Bread
1 loaf
$1.01
₫25,798
$1.43
CN¥10.18
Local cheese (8 oz) $4.78
₫121,801
$6.83
CN¥48.55
Milk (1 gallon) $5.22
₫132,952
$7.46
CN¥53.07

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pay 76.6% more for transportation

 
Hanoi
Beijing
Gasoline (1 gallon) $3.48
₫88,541
$4.35
CN¥30.96
Monthly public transit pass $7.86
₫200,178
$34.62
CN¥246.19
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $39,295.00
₫1,000,891,541
$20,773.90
CN¥147,712.79

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pay 97.0% more for housing

 
Hanoi
Beijing
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$8.56
₫218,089
$13.59
CN¥96.63
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $339.65
₫8,651,203
$969.73
CN¥6,895.24
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $203.41
₫5,181,086
$561.86
CN¥3,995.09

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pay 2.7 times more for childcare

 
Hanoi
Beijing
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $240.68
₫6,130,461
$836.50
CN¥5,947.91
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $12,685.27
₫323,109,237
$25,256.69
CN¥179,587.66

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pay 2.0 times more for entertainment and sports

 
Hanoi
Beijing
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $0.98
₫25,022
$1.38
CN¥9.85
Cappuccino in mid-range area $1.87
₫47,642
$3.73
CN¥26.54
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$1.38
₫35,031
$3.46
CN¥24.62

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pay 39.6% more for clothing

 
Hanoi
Beijing
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$31.89
₫812,185
$65.57
CN¥466.24
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$26.96
₫686,617
$35.21
CN¥250.37
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$83.38
₫2,123,886
$85.31
CN¥606.56

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