- Cost of Living
- Vietnam
- Egypt
- Hanoi
- Alexandria
- Comparison
Cost of living in Hanoi, Vietnam compared to Alexandria, Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 78% | |||
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Food in Hanoi (Vietnam) is 78% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | 40,000 ₫ (E£ 34) | E£ 55 | - 39% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | 90,000 ₫ (E£ 75) | E£ 45 | + 66% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | 42,601 ₫ (E£ 36) | E£ 26 | + 37% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | 36,556 ₫ (E£ 31) | E£ 10 | + 197% | |
12 eggs, large | 33,455 ₫ (E£ 28) | E£ 14 | + 107% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | 20,148 ₫ (E£ 17) | E£ 5.10 | + 231% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | 145,069 ₫ (E£ 121) | E£ 35 | + 249% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | 64,786 ₫ (E£ 54) | E£ 13 | + 332% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | 21,877 ₫ (E£ 18) | E£ 4.34 | + 322% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | 14,286 ₫ (E£ 12) | E£ 14 | - 11% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | 200,000 ₫ (E£ 168) | E£ 90 | + 85% | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | 22,939 ₫ (E£ 19) | E£ 8 | + 126% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | 13,213 ₫ (E£ 11) | E£ 3.28 | + 237% | |
Housing | + 129% | |||
Housing in Hanoi (Vietnam) is 129% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | 19,125,300 ₫ (E£ 16,018) | E£ 4,223 | + 279% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | 9,333,600 ₫ (E£ 7,817) | E£ 2,163 | + 261% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | 1,358,190 ₫ (E£ 1,137) | E£ 208 | + 446% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | 6,891,260 ₫ (E£ 5,772) | E£ 2,474 | + 133% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | 4,611,110 ₫ (E£ 3,862) | E£ 1,475 | + 162% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | 927,838 ₫ (E£ 777) | E£ 494 | + 57% | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | 248,750 ₫ (E£ 208) | E£ 333 | - 37% | |
40” flat screen TV | 9,825,240 ₫ (E£ 8,229) | E£ 4,994 | + 65% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | 2,091,490 ₫ (E£ 1,752) | E£ 1,249 | + 40% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | 135,841 ₫ (E£ 114) | E£ 69 | + 66% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | 54,623 ₫ (E£ 46) | E£ 17 | + 165% | |
Clothes | + 12% | |||
Clothes in Hanoi (Vietnam) is 12% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | 1,341,110 ₫ (E£ 1,123) | E£ 522 | + 115% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | 381,429 ₫ (E£ 319) | E£ 530 | - 40% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | 1,591,670 ₫ (E£ 1,333) | E£ 768 | + 73% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | 1,580,000 ₫ (E£ 1,323) | E£ 370 | + 258% | |
Transportation | + 212% | |||
Transportation in Hanoi (Vietnam) is 212% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | 1,090,000,000 ₫ (E£ 912,888) | E£ 247,119 | + 269% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | 17,446 ₫ (E£ 15) | E£ 2.60 | + 461% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | 175,000 ₫ (E£ 147) | E£ 126 | + 17% | |
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | 106,836 ₫ (E£ 89) | E£ 23 | + 288% | |
Personal Care | + 160% | |||
Personal Care in Hanoi (Vietnam) is 160% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | 86,781 ₫ (E£ 73) | E£ 17 | + 323% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | 147,023 ₫ (E£ 123) | E£ 60 | + 105% | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | 176,840 ₫ (E£ 148) | E£ 101 | + 46% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | 53,370 ₫ (E£ 45) | - | - | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | 60,644 ₫ (E£ 51) | E£ 15 | + 236% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | 86,790 ₫ (E£ 73) | E£ 18 | + 297% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | 21,062 ₫ (E£ 18) | E£ 6 | + 192% | |
Tube of toothpaste | 29,913 ₫ (E£ 25) | E£ 4.98 | + 403% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | 91,910 ₫ (E£ 77) | E£ 23 | + 230% | |
Entertainment | + 104% | |||
Entertainment in Hanoi (Vietnam) is 104% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | 345,244 ₫ (E£ 289) | E£ 82 | + 253% | |
2 tickets to the movies | 190,000 ₫ (E£ 159) | E£ 69 | + 131% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | 670,745 ₫ (E£ 562) | E£ 168 | + 234% | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | 400,000 ₫ (E£ 335) | E£ 210 | + 60% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | 91,327 ₫ (E£ 76) | E£ 46 | + 65% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | 35,769 ₫ (E£ 30) | E£ 25 | + 22% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | 15,000 ₫ (E£ 13) | E£ 21 | - 41% | |
iPod nano 16GB | 3,867,040 ₫ (E£ 3,239) | E£ 1,962 | + 65% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | 1,485 ₫ (E£ 1.24) | E£ 0.24 | + 425% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | 954,545 ₫ (E£ 799) | E£ 311 | + 157% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | 24,500 ₫ (E£ 21) | E£ 25 | - 19% | |
TOTAL | + 123% |
This comparison is lacking data. It provides a decent comparison, but it is not yet reliable. It is based on 525 prices entered by 57 different people.
These prices were last updated on January 18, 2017.
Exchange rate:
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Cost of living in Hanoi (Vietnam) is 123% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt)
For example, you would need at least E£ 33,491
(39,988,173 ₫)
in Hanoi
to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with
E£ 15,000
in Alexandria.
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