Cost of Living Comparison Between Hanoi and Vientiane 

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Rent Prices in Vientiane are 89.34% higher than in Hanoi
Restaurant Prices in Vientiane are 40.48% higher than in Hanoi
Groceries Prices in Vientiane are 78.68% higher than in Hanoi
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Restaurants
Hanoi Edit Vientiane Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 45,991.41 ₫
(1.99 $)
69,218.77 ₫
(3.00 $)
     +50.50 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 400,000.00 ₫
(17.34 $)
576,823.10 ₫
(25.00 $)
     +44.21 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 120,000.00 ₫
(5.20 $)
115,364.62 ₫
(5.00 $)
     -3.86 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 20,000.00 ₫
(0.87 $)
25,380.22 ₫
(1.10 $)
     +26.90 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 40,000.00 ₫
(1.73 $)
69,218.77 ₫
(3.00 $)
     +73.05 %
Cappuccino (regular) 37,600.00 ₫
(1.63 $)
57,231.95 ₫
(2.48 $)
     +52.21 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 12,120.00 ₫
(0.53 $)
24,308.37 ₫
(1.05 $)
     +100.56 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 7,596.15 ₫
(0.33 $)
16,278.92 ₫
(0.71 $)
     +114.30 %
Markets
Hanoi Edit Vientiane Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 123,246.72 ₫
(5.34 $)
259,153.70 ₫
(11.23 $)
     +110.27 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 15,305.80 ₫
(0.66 $)
45,771.27 ₫
(1.98 $)
     +199.05 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 8,689.89 ₫
(0.38 $)
15,698.57 ₫
(0.68 $)
     +80.65 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 36,558.33 ₫
(1.58 $)
45,797.10 ₫
(1.98 $)
     +25.27 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 110,676.67 ₫
(4.80 $)
376,695.42 ₫
(16.33 $)
     +240.36 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 38,158.50 ₫
(1.65 $)
39,769.72 ₫
(1.72 $)
     +4.22 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 113,114.73 ₫
(4.90 $)
156,985.72 ₫
(6.80 $)
     +38.78 %
Apples (1 lb) 31,629.75 ₫
(1.37 $)
52,328.57 ₫
(2.27 $)
     +65.44 %
Banana (1 lb) 9,552.13 ₫
(0.41 $)
8,895.86 ₫
(0.39 $)
     -6.87 %
Oranges (1 lb) 17,378.28 ₫
(0.75 $)
20,931.43 ₫
(0.91 $)
     +20.45 %
Tomato (1 lb) 10,373.10 ₫
(0.45 $)
10,465.71 ₫
(0.45 $)
     +0.89 %
Potato (1 lb) 11,143.27 ₫
(0.48 $)
15,698.57 ₫
(0.68 $)
     +40.88 %
Onion (1 lb) 10,461.80 ₫
(0.45 $)
12,558.86 ₫
(0.54 $)
     +20.04 %
Lettuce (1 head) 12,890.00 ₫
(0.56 $)
11,536.46 ₫
(0.50 $)
     -10.50 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 12,309.52 ₫
(0.53 $)
13,842.28 ₫
(0.60 $)
     +12.45 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 240,000.00 ₫
(10.40 $)
322,992.82 ₫
(14.00 $)
     +34.58 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 16,889.48 ₫
(0.73 $)
25,050.60 ₫
(1.09 $)
     +48.32 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 30,769.23 ₫
(1.33 $)
57,682.31 ₫
(2.50 $)
     +87.47 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 30,000.00 ₫
(1.30 $)
70,372.42 ₫
(3.05 $)
     +134.57 %
Transportation
Hanoi Edit Vientiane Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 7,000.00 ₫
(0.30 $)
15,607.39 ₫
(0.68 $)
     +122.96 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 200,000.00 ₫
(8.67 $)
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Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 11,000.00 ₫
(0.48 $)
43,980.01 ₫
(1.91 $)
     +299.82 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 18,507.46 ₫
(0.80 $)
74,264.57 ₫
(3.22 $)
     +301.27 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30,000.00 ₫
(1.30 $)
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Gasoline (1 gallon) 74,536.08 ₫
(3.23 $)
89,844.07 ₫
(3.89 $)
     +20.54 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,000,000,000.00 ₫
(43,340.84 $)
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Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 832,818,181.82 ₫
(36,095.04 $)
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Utilities (Monthly)
Hanoi Edit Vientiane Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 1,480,595.44 ₫
(64.17 $)
2,191,858.13 ₫
(95.00 $)
     +48.04 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1,735.20 ₫
(0.08 $)
6,174.30 ₫
(0.27 $)
     +255.83 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 236,346.15 ₫
(10.24 $)
1,605,481.81 ₫
(69.58 $)
     +579.29 %
Sports And Leisure
Hanoi Edit Vientiane Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 520,632.19 ₫
(22.56 $)
840,444.71 ₫
(36.43 $)
     +61.43 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 177,666.67 ₫
(7.70 $)
357,173.58 ₫
(15.48 $)
     +101.04 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 90,000.00 ₫
(3.90 $)
126,878.94 ₫
(5.50 $)
     +40.98 %
Childcare
Hanoi Edit Vientiane Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 4,295,454.55 ₫
(186.17 $)
6,348,705.74 ₫
(275.16 $)
     +47.80 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 254,067,333.34 ₫
(11,011.49 $)
146,177,206.77 ₫
(6,335.44 $)
     -42.47 %
Clothing And Shoes
Hanoi Edit Vientiane Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 761,111.11 ₫
(32.99 $)
2,356,937.13 ₫
(102.15 $)
     +209.67 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 643,181.82 ₫
(27.88 $)
1,321,870.59 ₫
(57.29 $)
     +105.52 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 1,917,391.30 ₫
(83.10 $)
2,537,044.57 ₫
(109.96 $)
     +32.32 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 1,595,454.55 ₫
(69.15 $)
1,418,252.03 ₫
(61.47 $)
     -11.11 %
Rent Per Month
Hanoi Edit Vientiane Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 7,842,611.42 ₫
(339.91 $)
12,894,048.70 ₫
(558.84 $)
     +64.41 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 5,417,182.75 ₫
(234.79 $)
7,472,808.22 ₫
(323.88 $)
     +37.95 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 17,349,549.01 ₫
(751.94 $)
33,071,190.85 ₫
(1,433.33 $)
     +90.62 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 10,952,012.49 ₫
(474.67 $)
25,282,907.60 ₫
(1,095.78 $)
     +130.85 %
Buy Apartment Price
Hanoi Edit Vientiane Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 4,612,954.86 ₫
(199.93 $)
7,502,344.25 ₫
(325.16 $)
     +62.64 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 2,377,453.46 ₫
(103.04 $)
1,243,245.62 ₫
(53.88 $)
     -47.71 %
Salaries And Financing
Hanoi Edit Vientiane Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 9,935,379.55 ₫
(430.61 $)
8,075,523.35 ₫
(350.00 $)
     -18.72 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 8.87 10.33      +16.49 %
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