Cost of living comparison

compared to

Hanoi is 1.7% more expensive than Lima.

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

pay 34.9% less for restaurants

 
Lima
Hanoi
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $4.01
PEN14.94
$2.13
₫54,262
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$5.35
PEN19.92
$5.54
₫141,081
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $0.87
PEN3.26
$0.48
₫12,327

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pay 27.0% more for groceries

 
Lima
Hanoi
Bread
1 loaf
$1.90
PEN7.08
$1.03
₫26,083
Local cheese (8 oz) $3.58
PEN13.34
$6.19
₫157,631
Milk (1 gallon) $4.74
PEN17.64
$5.49
₫139,675

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pay 9.3% less for transportation

 
Lima
Hanoi
Gasoline (1 gallon) $5.56
PEN20.70
$4.32
₫109,939
Monthly public transit pass $16.75
PEN62.36
$8.53
₫217,048
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $21,401.64
PEN79,677.78
$42,650.00
₫1,085,241,741

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pay 31.2% less for housing

 
Lima
Hanoi
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$28.39
PEN105.71
$9.48
₫241,127
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $503.74
PEN1,875.40
$379.24
₫9,649,914
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $328.82
PEN1,224.18
$207.16
₫5,271,174

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pay 79.8% more for childcare

 
Lima
Hanoi
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $200.22
PEN745.40
$242.78
₫6,177,530
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $5,654.15
PEN21,050.26
$13,468.11
₫342,700,034

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pay 41.3% less for entertainment and sports

 
Lima
Hanoi
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $2.14
PEN7.97
$0.85
₫21,705
Cappuccino in mid-range area $2.69
PEN10.02
$2.06
₫52,293
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$5.35
PEN19.92
$1.49
₫37,983

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pay 21.9% more for clothing

 
Lima
Hanoi
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$42.06
PEN156.60
$44.14
₫1,123,225
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$28.40
PEN105.73
$35.28
₫897,791
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$72.34
PEN269.32
$94.54
₫2,405,619

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