Cost of living in Hanoi, Vietnam

List of prices in Hanoi, Vietnam. Current as of Dec 2018.

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Food [Edit]
VND USD
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 55,308 ₫ ($2.37)
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 95,782 ₫ ($4.11)
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 53,141 ₫ ($2.28)
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 31,427 ₫ ($1.35)
12 eggs, large 41,409 ₫ ($1.78)
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 25,276 ₫ ($1.08)
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 96,597 ₫ ($4.14)
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 68,314 ₫ ($2.93)
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 25,534 ₫ ($1.10)
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 15,250 ₫ ($0.65)
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 211,264 ₫ ($9)
2 liters of Coca-Cola 23,120 ₫ ($0.99)
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 15,114 ₫ ($0.65)
Housing [Edit]
VND USD
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 18,203,600 ₫ ($781)
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 11,485,600 ₫ ($493)
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 1,472,120 ₫ ($63)
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area 9,596,940 ₫ ($412)
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area 6,021,340 ₫ ($258)
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio 732,008 ₫ ($31)
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) 237,668 ₫ ($10)
40” flat screen TV 10,223,200 ₫ ($439)
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) 2,423,130 ₫ ($104)
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 153,712 ₫ ($7)
Hourly rate for cleaning help 114,170 ₫ ($4.90)
Clothes [Edit]
VND USD
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 818,125 ₫ ($35)
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) 549,687 ₫ ($24)
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) 1,748,090 ₫ ($75)
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 1,638,460 ₫ ($70)
Transportation [Edit]
VND USD
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new 994,154,000 ₫ ($42,659)
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 18,096 ₫ ($0.78)
Monthly ticket public transport 203,019 ₫ ($9)
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 105,779 ₫ ($4.54)
Personal Care [Edit]
VND USD
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) 90,500 ₫ ($3.88)
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 119,259 ₫ ($5.12)
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) 628,858 ₫ ($27)
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 44,405 ₫ ($1.91)
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 57,565 ₫ ($2.47)
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 86,296 ₫ ($3.70)
4 rolls of toilet paper 27,634 ₫ ($1.19)
Tube of toothpaste 26,768 ₫ ($1.15)
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 85,852 ₫ ($3.68)
Entertainment [Edit]
VND USD
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 391,999 ₫ ($17)
2 tickets to the movies 186,803 ₫ ($8)
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 957,143 ₫ ($41)
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 505,115 ₫ ($22)
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 102,873 ₫ ($4.41)
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 47,502 ₫ ($2.04)
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 24,288 ₫ ($1.04)
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB 12,254,700 ₫ ($526)
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 1,592 ₫ ($0.07)
1 month of gym membership in business district 777,043 ₫ ($33)
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes 24,536 ₫ ($1.05)
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 345 prices entered by 44 different people.
Latest price update: December 13, 2018.

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