Cost of Living Comparison Between Montreal and Hanoi 

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Consumer Prices in Hanoi are 51.6% lower than in Montreal (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Hanoi are 55.5% lower than in Montreal
Rent Prices in Hanoi are 64.6% lower than in Montreal
Restaurant Prices in Hanoi are 77.1% lower than in Montreal
Groceries Prices in Hanoi are 49.2% lower than in Montreal
Local Purchasing Power in Hanoi is 60.2% lower than in Montreal
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Restaurants
Montreal Edit Hanoi Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 18.41 $
(25.00 C$)
2.03 $
(50,000.00 ₫)
     -89.0 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 88.38 $
(120.00 C$)
22.31 $
(550,000.00 ₫)
     -74.8 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 11.05 $
(15.00 C$)
4.87 $
(120,000.00 ₫)
     -55.9 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.26 $
(8.50 C$)
0.91 $
(22,500.00 ₫)
     -85.4 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.89 $
(8.00 C$)
1.68 $
(41,391.46 ₫)
     -71.5 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.85 $
(5.22 C$)
1.89 $
(46,590.91 ₫)
     -50.9 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.06 $
(2.79 C$)
0.46 $
(11,238.10 ₫)
     -77.8 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.54 $
(2.09 C$)
0.28 $
(6,880.95 ₫)
     -81.9 %
Markets
Montreal Edit Hanoi Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 8.13 $
(11.04 C$)
5.51 $
(135,758.66 ₫)
     -32.3 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.93 $
(3.98 C$)
0.99 $
(24,501.34 ₫)
     -66.1 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.60 $
(2.17 C$)
0.44 $
(10,965.12 ₫)
     -72.1 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.35 $
(4.55 C$)
1.74 $
(42,981.82 ₫)
     -48.0 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.65 $
(7.67 C$)
4.39 $
(108,257.51 ₫)
     -22.2 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.89 $
(7.99 C$)
1.77 $
(43,624.97 ₫)
     -69.9 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.44 $
(8.75 C$)
4.67 $
(115,180.20 ₫)
     -27.5 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.65 $
(2.24 C$)
1.63 $
(40,067.37 ₫)
     -1.4 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.66 $
(0.90 C$)
0.47 $
(11,491.02 ₫)
     -29.6 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.66 $
(2.25 C$)
0.79 $
(19,580.09 ₫)
     -52.1 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.97 $
(2.68 C$)
0.52 $
(12,700.60 ₫)
     -73.9 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.89 $
(1.22 C$)
0.47 $
(11,653.85 ₫)
     -47.2 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.11 $
(1.50 C$)
0.58 $
(14,305.62 ₫)
     -47.6 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.44 $
(3.32 C$)
0.82 $
(20,214.29 ₫)
     -66.4 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.65 $
(2.23 C$)
0.56 $
(13,894.74 ₫)
     -65.8 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 13.26 $
(18.00 C$)
12.17 $
(300,000.00 ₫)
     -8.2 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.28 $
(4.45 C$)
0.83 $
(20,575.76 ₫)
     -74.5 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.35 $
(4.55 C$)
1.54 $
(38,000.00 ₫)
     -54.0 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 11.05 $
(15.00 C$)
1.42 $
(35,000.00 ₫)
     -87.1 %
Transportation
Montreal Edit Hanoi Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.76 $
(3.75 C$)
0.28 $
(7,000.00 ₫)
     -89.7 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 71.44 $
(97.00 C$)
8.11 $
(200,000.00 ₫)
     -88.6 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.35 $
(4.55 C$)
0.65 $
(16,000.00 ₫)
     -80.6 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.07 $
(2.82 C$)
0.93 $
(22,933.16 ₫)
     -55.2 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 32.04 $
(43.50 C$)
2.03 $
(50,000.00 ₫)
     -93.7 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.77 $
(6.48 C$)
3.60 $
(88,698.77 ₫)
     -24.6 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,023.38 $
(33,978.00 C$)
40,559.72 $
(1,000,000,000.00 ₫)
     +62.1 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,001.98 $
(27,159.69 C$)
31,839.38 $
(785,000,000.00 ₫)
     +59.2 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Montreal Edit Hanoi Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 78.79 $
(106.99 C$)
83.71 $
(2,063,857.33 ₫)
     +6.2 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 39.94 $
(54.23 C$)
5.29 $
(130,363.64 ₫)
     -86.8 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 45.16 $
(61.32 C$)
9.04 $
(222,941.18 ₫)
     -80.0 %
Sports And Leisure
Montreal Edit Hanoi Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 33.71 $
(45.77 C$)
26.70 $
(658,333.33 ₫)
     -20.8 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 16.57 $
(22.50 C$)
11.76 $
(290,000.00 ₫)
     -29.0 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 11.05 $
(15.00 C$)
4.56 $
(112,500.00 ₫)
     -58.7 %
Childcare
Montreal Edit Hanoi Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 703.56 $
(955.33 C$)
253.50 $
(6,250,000.00 ₫)
     -64.0 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 7,597.80 $
(10,316.67 C$)
13,700.03 $
(337,774,166.67 ₫)
     +80.3 %
Clothing And Shoes
Montreal Edit Hanoi Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 67.31 $
(91.40 C$)
34.10 $
(840,818.18 ₫)
     -49.3 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 46.33 $
(62.91 C$)
33.75 $
(832,183.33 ₫)
     -27.2 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 89.82 $
(121.96 C$)
87.65 $
(2,161,018.75 ₫)
     -2.4 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 106.69 $
(144.87 C$)
104.20 $
(2,569,000.00 ₫)
     -2.3 %
Rent Per Month
Montreal Edit Hanoi Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,248.96 $
(1,695.90 C$)
354.48 $
(8,739,650.69 ₫)
     -71.6 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 965.14 $
(1,310.51 C$)
220.54 $
(5,437,500.00 ₫)
     -77.1 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,179.92 $
(2,960.00 C$)
956.73 $
(23,588,235.29 ₫)
     -56.1 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,587.74 $
(2,155.91 C$)
586.76 $
(14,466,666.67 ₫)
     -63.0 %
Buy Apartment Price
Montreal Edit Hanoi Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 701.02 $
(951.88 C$)
234.29 $
(5,776,335.06 ₫)
     -66.6 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 415.03 $
(563.54 C$)
130.12 $
(3,208,031.40 ₫)
     -68.6 %
Salaries And Financing
Montreal Edit Hanoi Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,730.97 $
(3,708.25 C$)
483.86 $
(11,929,614.25 ₫)
     -82.3 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.41 10.61      +65.5 %
Last update: February 2024February 2024
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