Hanoi Vietnam vs Beijing China cost of living comparison

Cost of living in Hanoi Vietnam

Supermarket prices in Hanoi
Milk (1L / 0.26Gallon) 1.49 (USD)
Eggs (30 pack) 3.79 (USD)
White bread (100g loaf) 0.17 (USD)
Rice (1kg / 2.2lbs) 0.91 (USD)
Cheese (1kg / 2.2lbs) 13.64 (USD)
Chicken breast (1kg / 2.2lbs) 3.67 (USD)
Beef steak (1kg / 2.2lbs) 8.96 (USD)
Banana (1kg / 2.2lbs) 0.84 (USD)
Oranges (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.72 (USD)
Apples (1kg / 2.2lbs) 3.57 (USD)
Onions (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1 (USD)
Potato (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.01 (USD)
Tomato (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.12 (USD)
Lettuce (1 leaf) 0.63 (USD)
Bottle of Water (1.5L / 50oz) 0.76 (USD)
Bottle of Red Wine 8.15 (USD)
Local beer (33cl / 11oz) 0.47 (USD)
Imported beer (33cl / 11oz) 1.28 (USD)
Pack of cigarettes (20 units) 1.21 (USD)

Restaurant prices in Hanoi
Fast food meal (MCD Big mac) 5.3 (USD)
Meal in cheap restaurant 1.95 (USD)
Meal in high end restaurant 17 (USD)
Bottle of Water (33cl / 11oz) 0.3 (USD)
Cup of coffee 1.74 (USD)
Limonade (Coca cola) 0.51 (USD)
Local beer (33cl / 11oz) 0.57 (USD)
Imported beer (33cl / 11oz) 1.77 (USD)

Shopping prices in Hanoi
Sport shoes (Nike / Adidas) 85.72 (USD)
Mens Dress shoes 71.8 (USD)
High quality jeans 34.63 (USD)
womens summer dress 28.48 (USD)

Transportation in Hanoi
Taxi minimum charge 0.47 (USD)
Taxi fare (1km / 0.6mile) 0.51 (USD)
Taxi 1 hour waiting 1.33 (USD)
Bus or metro ticket (One way) 0.31 (USD)
One month pass 8.15 (USD)
Gas price (1Liter / 0.26Gallon) 0.83 (USD)
Compact car (Honda Civic) 42911 (USD)
Family car (Toyota corolla) 36938 (USD)

Rent prices in Hanoi
1 bedroom flat in city center 333 (USD)
3 bedrooms flat in city center 704 (USD)
1 bedroom flat outside city center 237 (USD)
3 bedrooms flat outside city center 497 (USD)
Square meter in city center 1987 (USD)
Square meter outside city center 1082 (USD)

Home and utilities in Hanoi
Family monthly ( Electricity, Water) 71 (USD)
50 mbps unlimited internet 9 (USD)
Local calls mobile tariff for 1 mn 0.07 (USD)

School and Kindergarten in Hanoi
Kindergarten or preschool monthly fees 195 (USD)
Average primary school yearly fees 9235 (USD)

Gym and activities in Hanoi
Gym monthly membership cost 21.16 (USD)
1 hour tennis court rental 8.44 (USD)
Cinema ticket price 4.08 (USD)

Salaries and interest in Hanoi
Average monthly net salary 399 (USD)
Average yearly interest rates on home loans 8.55 %

Cost of living in Beijing China

Supermarket prices in Beijing
Milk (1L / 0.26Gallon) 1.7 (USD)
Eggs (30 pack) 4.71 (USD)
White bread (100g loaf) 0.35 (USD)
Rice (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.25 (USD)
Cheese (1kg / 2.2lbs) 14.36 (USD)
Chicken breast (1kg / 2.2lbs) 3.29 (USD)
Beef steak (1kg / 2.2lbs) 9.35 (USD)
Banana (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.33 (USD)
Oranges (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.84 (USD)
Apples (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.82 (USD)
Onions (1kg / 2.2lbs) 0.73 (USD)
Potato (1kg / 2.2lbs) 0.78 (USD)
Tomato (1kg / 2.2lbs) 0.99 (USD)
Lettuce (1 leaf) 0.72 (USD)
Bottle of Water (1.5L / 50oz) 0.64 (USD)
Bottle of Red Wine 13.72 (USD)
Local beer (33cl / 11oz) 0.55 (USD)
Imported beer (33cl / 11oz) 2.08 (USD)
Pack of cigarettes (20 units) 2.83 (USD)

Restaurant prices in Beijing
Fast food meal (MCD Big mac) 5.05 (USD)
Meal in cheap restaurant 3.99 (USD)
Meal in high end restaurant 28.55 (USD)
Bottle of Water (33cl / 11oz) 0.33 (USD)
Cup of coffee 4.07 (USD)
Limonade (Coca cola) 0.46 (USD)
Local beer (33cl / 11oz) 1.13 (USD)
Imported beer (33cl / 11oz) 3.49 (USD)

Shopping prices in Beijing
Sport shoes (Nike / Adidas) 82.17 (USD)
Mens Dress shoes 94.96 (USD)
High quality jeans 67.42 (USD)
womens summer dress 34.37 (USD)

Transportation in Beijing
Taxi minimum charge 1.84 (USD)
Taxi fare (1km / 0.6mile) 0.32 (USD)
Taxi 1 hour waiting 6.86 (USD)
Bus or metro ticket (One way) 0.56 (USD)
One month pass 26.59 (USD)
Gas price (1Liter / 0.26Gallon) 1.02 (USD)
Compact car (Honda Civic) 19791 (USD)
Family car (Toyota corolla) 16525 (USD)

Rent prices in Beijing
1 bedroom flat in city center 1073 (USD)
3 bedrooms flat in city center 2200 (USD)
1 bedroom flat outside city center 588 (USD)
3 bedrooms flat outside city center 1413 (USD)
Square meter in city center 13907 (USD)
Square meter outside city center 7133 (USD)

Home and utilities in Beijing
Family monthly ( Electricity, Water) 61 (USD)
50 mbps unlimited internet 14 (USD)
Local calls mobile tariff for 1 mn 0.03 (USD)

School and Kindergarten in Beijing
Kindergarten or preschool monthly fees 672 (USD)
Average primary school yearly fees 22221 (USD)

Gym and activities in Beijing
Gym monthly membership cost 47.11 (USD)
1 hour tennis court rental 19.36 (USD)
Cinema ticket price 7.07 (USD)

Salaries and interest in Beijing
Average monthly net salary 1310 (USD)
Average yearly interest rates on home loans 5.22 %