Hanoi is 1.6% cheaper than Nairobi.

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

pay 21.6% less for restaurants

 
Nairobi
Hanoi
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $4.64
KES481.21
$1.73
₫39,184
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$5.78
KES599.98
$5.18
₫117,551
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $0.48
KES49.47
$0.54
₫12,304

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pay 16.1% more for groceries

 
Nairobi
Hanoi
Bread
1 loaf
$0.48
KES49.40
$0.76
₫17,186
Local cheese (8 oz) $5.09
KES528.45
$5.26
₫119,510
Milk (1 gallon) $3.48
KES361.43
$5.32
₫120,797

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pay 10.4% more for transportation

 
Nairobi
Hanoi
Gasoline (1 gallon) $4.05
KES420.22
$3.12
₫70,903
Monthly public transit pass $32.37
KES3,358.04
$8.63
₫195,918
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $13,914.66
KES1,443,644.68
$43,146.24
₫979,592,134

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pay 5.3% less for housing

 
Nairobi
Hanoi
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$59.14
KES6,135.46
$9.66
₫219,429
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $422.24
KES43,807.15
$344.42
₫7,819,808
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $190.71
KES19,786.42
$244.46
₫5,550,130

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pay 0.9% less for childcare

 
Nairobi
Hanoi
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $201.02
KES20,855.62
$183.94
₫4,176,156
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $11,216.06
KES1,163,665.11
$11,965.49
₫271,664,409

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pay 50.9% less for entertainment and sports

 
Nairobi
Hanoi
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $2.32
KES240.61
$0.86
₫19,592
Cappuccino in mid-range area $2.56
KES265.11
$1.64
₫37,143
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$2.78
KES288.73
$1.29
₫29,388

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pay 40.8% more for clothing

 
Nairobi
Hanoi
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$22.85
KES2,370.43
$30.95
₫702,751
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$22.02
KES2,284.88
$27.75
₫630,056
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$48.20
KES5,000.26
$82.34
₫1,869,388

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