Prices in Hanoi vs Ningbo - Cost of Living Comparison

HanoiNingbo
🚶 Cost of living One person
$624
$683
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1709
$1905
🏠 One person rent
$288
$276
🏘️ Family rent
$621
$483
🍽️ Food Expenses
$204
$268
🚐 Transport Expenses
$60.1
$68.7
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$428
$1024
🏙️ Population
7.79M
7.64M

The cost of living in Hanoi is 9% less expensive than in Ningbo. Cities ranked 6656th and 6345th ($624 vs $683) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 5th and 71st in Vietnam and China, respectively. Check Vietnam vs China comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.7 months in Hanoi compared to 1.5 months in Ningbo. Hanoi ranked 2nd best city to live in Vietnam vs Ningbo ranked 22nd in China, while ranked 3543rd and 1563rd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Hanoi vs Ningbo

HanoiNingbo
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$1.93
$4.19
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$17.4
$20.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.27
$4.18
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.87
$1.8
☕ Cappuccino
$1.8
$3.66
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.53
$0.4
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$322
$306
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$213
$218
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$749
$582
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$494
$391
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$43.4
$26.9
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$66.1
$41.3
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$9.66
$13.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
8.33%
4.42%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2076
$4797
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1090
$2698
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.3
$0.28
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$8.62
$14
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.64
$4.3
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.89
$1.05
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.48
$2.13
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.87
$1.62
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.85
$1.36
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.56
$1.71
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.9
$15.6
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.65
$4.47
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.83
$10.4
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.11
$1.42
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.88
$1.34
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.74
$1.72
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.03
$1.16
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.98
$0.91
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.97
$0.77
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.44
$0.44
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.97
$1.12
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$9.51
$9.1
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.71
$0.65
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.3
$2.93
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$1.97
$12.7
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.48
$4.08
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.1
$2.49
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.87
$2.14
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$21.7
$29.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.31
$7.9
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$38.7
$14.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.93
$4.69
👖 Brand Jeans
$36.7
$55.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$83.7
$68.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$203
$527
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10174
$14402

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DistanceCityCost of living
28 km or 17 miBac Ninh
$584
52 km or 32 miHai Duong
$572
56 km or 35 miViet Tri
$576
64 km or 40 miThai Nguyen
$570
75 km or 47 miNam Dinh
$575
83 km or 51 miThai Binh
$556
89 km or 55 miHaiphong
$578
129 km or 80 miHa Long
$567
135 km or 84 miThanh Hoa
$573
150 km or 93 miCam Pha
$565
221 km or 137 miChongzuo
$642
254 km or 158 miSa Pa
$545
262 km or 163 miVinh
$553
263 km or 163 miFangchenggang
$603
298 km or 185 miHa Tinh
$553
305 km or 190 miQinzhou
$658
308 km or 192 miWenshan
$591
324 km or 201 miNanning
$694
330 km or 205 miBaise
$665
341 km or 212 miBeihai
$521
402 km or 250 miDong Hoi
$577
406 km or 252 miLuang Prabang
$937
418 km or 259 miThakhek
$967
424 km or 263 miVang Vieng
$931
451 km or 281 miGuigang
$632
461 km or 286 miLaibin
$642
462 km or 287 miXingyi
$604
468 km or 291 miHechi
$669
474 km or 294 miZhanjiang
$604
479 km or 298 miYulin
$729
480 km or 298 miHaikou
$602
481 km or 299 miVientiane
$992
492 km or 306 miSanya
$583
501 km or 311 miYuxi
$641
516 km or 321 miUdon Thani
$562
518 km or 322 miLiuzhou
$537
528 km or 328 miGaozhou
$617
531 km or 330 miMaoming
$706
533 km or 331 miJinghong
$593
539 km or 335 miHue
$830

Cities near Ningbo

DistanceCityCost of living
55 km or 34 miZhoushan
$614
94 km or 58 miShaoxing
$756
120 km or 75 miLinhai
$612
124 km or 77 miJiaxing
$575
139 km or 87 miHangzhou
$770
144 km or 89 miShanghai
$1263
150 km or 93 miPudong
$692
156 km or 97 miYiwu
$629
167 km or 104 miWenling
$620
177 km or 110 miKunshan
$629
178 km or 111 miHuzhou
$578
180 km or 112 miTaicang
$605
182 km or 113 miSuzhou
$890
203 km or 126 miJinhua
$552
212 km or 132 miChangshu
$622
216 km or 134 miQidong
$610
224 km or 139 miWuxi
$771
224 km or 139 miLishui
$732
226 km or 140 miWenzhou
$650
227 km or 141 miHaimen
$605
234 km or 146 miYixing
$612
234 km or 146 miGuangde
$592
242 km or 150 miZhangjiagang
$602
243 km or 151 miNantong
$611
249 km or 155 miRui'an
$622
257 km or 160 miJiangyin
$618
260 km or 162 miNingguo
$586
262 km or 163 miLiyang
$599
263 km or 163 miChangzhou
$731
267 km or 166 miJingjiang
$598
278 km or 173 miQuzhou
$733
294 km or 182 miXuancheng
$722
294 km or 183 miTaixing
$612
294 km or 183 miRugao
$617
302 km or 187 miDanyang
$611
310 km or 193 miYangzhong
$583
313 km or 194 miHuangshan
$621
313 km or 195 miHai'an
$604
325 km or 202 miJurong
$596
327 km or 203 miZhenjiang
$528