Cost of living in Hanoi, Vietnam

Summary of cost of living in Hanoi

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: 48,238,644 ₫
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: 22,949,977 ₫
  • WARNING!  These estimates are currently based on just a small amount of data. They provide a decent starting assumption, but they are not yet completely reliable.

List of prices in Hanoi
Current as of Dec 2022.

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Food Update prices
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 56,795 ₫
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) 91,595 ₫
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 64,459 ₫
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 33,532 ₫
12 eggs, large 36,985 ₫
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 19,995 ₫
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 154,675 ₫
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 89,792 ₫
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 30,040 ₫
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 14,727 ₫
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 366,963 ₫
2 liters of coca-cola 22,927 ₫
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 15,063 ₫
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Housing Update prices
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area 17,928,900 ₫
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area 11,410,900 ₫
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 1,909,450 ₫
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area 11,600,000 ₫
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area 6,692,080 ₫
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio 787,141 ₫
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) 214,582 ₫
40” flat screen tv 8,263,220 ₫
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) 1,997,100 ₫
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 172,137 ₫
Hourly rate for cleaning help 98,354 ₫
Clothes Update prices
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) 1,077,240 ₫
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) 570,307 ₫
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) 2,054,970 ₫
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 1,839,440 ₫
Transportation Update prices
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new 876,735,000 ₫
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 19,501 ₫
Monthly ticket public transport 219,300 ₫
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 88,992 ₫
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Personal Care Update prices
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) 39,163 ₫
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 110,895 ₫
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) 837,601 ₫
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) 46,568 ₫
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 65,450 ₫
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 77,322 ₫
4 rolls of toilet paper 30,792 ₫
Tube of toothpaste 18,940 ₫
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 84,846 ₫
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 429,094 ₫
2 tickets to the movies 177,106 ₫
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 675,037 ₫
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 944,390 ₫
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 136,608 ₫
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 52,151 ₫
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 28,190 ₫
Ipad wi-fi 128gb 11,708,100 ₫
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 1,606 ₫
1 month of gym membership in business district 884,802 ₫
1 package of marlboro cigarettes 34,500 ₫
These prices are lacking data. It provides a decent estimate, but they are not yet reliable. They are based on 107 prices entered by 8 different people.
Latest price update: December 02, 2022

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