Cost of Living Comparison Between Montreal and Hanoi 

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Consumer Prices in Hanoi are 46.29% lower than in Montreal (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Hanoi are 50.45% lower than in Montreal
Rent Prices in Hanoi are 60.98% lower than in Montreal
Restaurant Prices in Hanoi are 70.85% lower than in Montreal
Groceries Prices in Hanoi are 47.65% lower than in Montreal
Local Purchasing Power in Hanoi is 66.52% lower than in Montreal
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Restaurants
Montreal Edit Hanoi Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 11.86 $
(15.00 C$)
1.99 $
(45,991.41 ₫)
     -83.19 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 59.30 $
(75.00 C$)
17.34 $
(400,000.00 ₫)
     -70.76 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.49 $
(12.00 C$)
5.20 $
(120,000.00 ₫)
     -45.18 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.94 $
(6.25 C$)
0.87 $
(20,000.00 ₫)
     -82.46 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.53 $
(7.00 C$)
1.73 $
(40,000.00 ₫)
     -68.68 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.13 $
(3.96 C$)
1.63 $
(37,600.00 ₫)
     -48.00 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.54 $
(1.94 C$)
0.53 $
(12,120.00 ₫)
     -65.78 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.33 $
(1.68 C$)
0.33 $
(7,596.15 ₫)
     -75.24 %
Markets
Montreal Edit Hanoi Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 7.66 $
(9.69 C$)
5.34 $
(123,246.72 ₫)
     -30.30 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.49 $
(3.14 C$)
0.66 $
(15,305.80 ₫)
     -73.32 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.09 $
(1.38 C$)
0.38 $
(8,689.89 ₫)
     -65.60 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.63 $
(3.32 C$)
1.58 $
(36,558.33 ₫)
     -39.69 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.90 $
(7.47 C$)
4.80 $
(110,676.67 ₫)
     -18.76 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.21 $
(6.59 C$)
1.65 $
(38,158.50 ₫)
     -68.24 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.83 $
(8.64 C$)
4.90 $
(113,114.73 ₫)
     -28.26 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.35 $
(1.71 C$)
1.37 $
(31,629.75 ₫)
     +1.19 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.66 $
(0.84 C$)
0.41 $
(9,552.13 ₫)
     -37.39 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.54 $
(1.95 C$)
0.75 $
(17,378.28 ₫)
     -51.20 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.74 $
(2.20 C$)
0.45 $
(10,373.10 ₫)
     -74.13 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.86 $
(1.08 C$)
0.48 $
(11,143.27 ₫)
     -43.54 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.93 $
(1.18 C$)
0.45 $
(10,461.80 ₫)
     -51.32 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.95 $
(2.47 C$)
0.56 $
(12,890.00 ₫)
     -71.42 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.41 $
(1.79 C$)
0.53 $
(12,309.52 ₫)
     -62.22 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 11.86 $
(15.00 C$)
10.40 $
(240,000.00 ₫)
     -12.29 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.37 $
(2.99 C$)
0.73 $
(16,889.48 ₫)
     -69.06 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.85 $
(3.61 C$)
1.33 $
(30,769.23 ₫)
     -53.24 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 10.28 $
(13.00 C$)
1.30 $
(30,000.00 ₫)
     -87.35 %
Transportation
Montreal Edit Hanoi Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.77 $
(3.50 C$)
0.30 $
(7,000.00 ₫)
     -89.04 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 68.39 $
(86.50 C$)
8.67 $
(200,000.00 ₫)
     -87.33 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.77 $
(3.50 C$)
0.48 $
(11,000.00 ₫)
     -82.77 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.23 $
(2.82 C$)
0.80 $
(18,507.46 ₫)
     -64.00 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.83 $
(39.00 C$)
1.30 $
(30,000.00 ₫)
     -95.78 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.37 $
(4.27 C$)
3.23 $
(74,536.08 ₫)
     -4.23 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 19,370.61 $
(24,500.00 C$)
43,340.84 $
(1,000,000,000.00 ₫)
     +123.75 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 19,082.96 $
(24,136.18 C$)
36,095.04 $
(832,818,181.82 ₫)
     +89.15 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Montreal Edit Hanoi Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 75.36 $
(95.31 C$)
64.17 $
(1,480,595.44 ₫)
     -14.84 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.26 $
(0.33 C$)
0.08 $
(1,735.20 ₫)
     -70.97 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 50.49 $
(63.87 C$)
10.24 $
(236,346.15 ₫)
     -79.71 %
Sports And Leisure
Montreal Edit Hanoi Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 28.94 $
(36.61 C$)
22.56 $
(520,632.19 ₫)
     -22.04 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 15.88 $
(20.08 C$)
7.70 $
(177,666.67 ₫)
     -51.50 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 11.07 $
(14.00 C$)
3.90 $
(90,000.00 ₫)
     -64.76 %
Childcare
Montreal Edit Hanoi Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 566.05 $
(715.94 C$)
186.17 $
(4,295,454.55 ₫)
     -67.11 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 7,036.67 $
(8,900.00 C$)
11,011.49 $
(254,067,333.34 ₫)
     +56.49 %
Clothing And Shoes
Montreal Edit Hanoi Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 53.78 $
(68.02 C$)
32.99 $
(761,111.11 ₫)
     -38.67 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.10 $
(44.39 C$)
27.88 $
(643,181.82 ₫)
     -20.58 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 85.82 $
(108.55 C$)
83.10 $
(1,917,391.30 ₫)
     -3.17 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 105.29 $
(133.17 C$)
69.15 $
(1,595,454.55 ₫)
     -34.32 %
Rent Per Month
Montreal Edit Hanoi Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,017.80 $
(1,287.31 C$)
339.91 $
(7,842,611.42 ₫)
     -66.60 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 681.73 $
(862.25 C$)
234.79 $
(5,417,182.75 ₫)
     -65.56 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,742.29 $
(2,203.66 C$)
751.94 $
(17,349,549.01 ₫)
     -56.84 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,176.64 $
(1,488.22 C$)
474.67 $
(10,952,012.49 ₫)
     -59.66 %
Buy Apartment Price
Montreal Edit Hanoi Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 427.46 $
(540.66 C$)
199.93 $
(4,612,954.86 ₫)
     -53.23 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 251.29 $
(317.83 C$)
103.04 $
(2,377,453.46 ₫)
     -58.99 %
Salaries And Financing
Montreal Edit Hanoi Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,595.31 $
(3,282.56 C$)
430.61 $
(9,935,379.55 ₫)
     -83.41 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.75 8.87      +222.77 %
Last update: March 2021March 2021
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