Bangalore vs Chengdu - Cost of Living Comparison

Bangalore Chengdu
🚶 Cost of living one person
$482
$759
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1288
$2063
🏠 One person rent
$179
$305
🏘️ Family rent
$421
$519
🍽️ Food expenses
$180
$268
🚐 Transport expenses
$79
$97
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1152
$848
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Bad
✈️ Airport proximity
8 km
12 km
🎓 Higher education
71
92
😀 Quality of life
71
73
🏙️ Population
12.3M
20.9M

The cost of living in Bangalore is 36% less expensive than in Chengdu. Cities ranked 8533rd and 6348th ($482 vs $759) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 9th and 51st in India and China, respectively. Check India vs China comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.4 months in Bangalore compared to 1.1 months in Chengdu. Bangalore ranked 1st best city to live in India vs Chengdu ranked 7th in China, while ranked 2048th and 1510th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Bangalore vs Chengdu

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Bangalore Chengdu
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.74
$2.81
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$22.4
$24.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.2
$5.14
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.12
$3.11
 Cappuccino
$2.05
$4.25
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.48
$0.43
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$212
$380
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$128
$233
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$567
$697
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$325
$402
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$24.1
$29.8
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$36.7
$45.8
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$10.3
$12.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
8.58%
5.18%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1726
$3970
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$843
$2247
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.6
$0.44
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$18.2
$26.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$3.85
$5.35
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.28
$1.23
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.59
$2.12
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.54
$1.51
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.63
$1.44
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.12
$2.07
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.34
$15.1
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.86
$5.17
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.18
$13.4
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.33
$2.03
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.71
$1.43
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.13
$1.8
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.47
$1.23
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.43
$0.82
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.44
$0.88
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.24
$0.39
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.05
$1.29
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$9.92
$16.1
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.89
$1
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.13
$3.06
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$1.11
$4.36
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.97
$5.48
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.37
$1.49
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.73
$1.48
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$17.8
$34.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.47
$6
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$10
$23.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$4.05
$7.16
👖 Brand Jeans
$29.4
$80.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$46.3
$91.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$118
$388
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2497
$20843

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Distance City Cost of living
68 km or 42 mi Tumkur
$272
96 km or 60 mi Hindupur
$328
117 km or 73 mi Madanapalle
$331
126 km or 78 mi Mysore
$329
159 km or 99 mi Salem
$357
166 km or 103 mi Vellore
$300
166 km or 103 mi Chittoor
$363
182 km or 113 mi Erode
$286
191 km or 118 mi Anantapur
$332
198 km or 123 mi Tiruppur
$293
211 km or 131 mi Tirupati
$382
212 km or 132 mi Kadapa
$337
221 km or 137 mi Proddatur
$329
230 km or 143 mi Coimbatore
$351
244 km or 151 mi Shimoga
$323
246 km or 153 mi Davanagere
$310
266 km or 166 mi Tiruchirappalli
$352
269 km or 167 mi Pondicherry
$315
270 km or 168 mi Cuddalore
$331
271 km or 168 mi Malappuram
$296
273 km or 169 mi Kannur
$276
276 km or 172 mi Kozhikode
$359
286 km or 178 mi Hospet
$332
290 km or 180 mi Chennai
$415
294 km or 183 mi Dindigul
$332
295 km or 183 mi Thanjavur
$322
295 km or 183 mi Mangalore
$325
295 km or 183 mi Nandyal
$335
298 km or 185 mi Adoni
$332
303 km or 188 mi Nellore
$299
311 km or 194 mi Udupi
$344
312 km or 194 mi Thrissur
$311
321 km or 199 mi Kurnool
$280
344 km or 214 mi Madurai
$354
362 km or 225 mi Ernakulam
$341
363 km or 226 mi Kochi
$361
386 km or 240 mi Ongole
$333
390 km or 242 mi Hubli
$325
394 km or 245 mi Kottayam
$288
421 km or 261 mi Mahbubnagar
$332

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Distance City Cost of living
38 km or 24 mi Chongzhou
$669
38 km or 24 mi Pengzhou
$673
41 km or 25 mi Guanghan
$664
53 km or 33 mi Shifang
$659
55 km or 34 mi Jianyang
$679
56 km or 35 mi Dujiangyan
$669
60 km or 38 mi Deyang
$723
65 km or 40 mi Qionglai
$666
71 km or 44 mi Meishan
$713
77 km or 48 mi Mianzhu
$661
81 km or 50 mi Ziyang
$704
110 km or 68 mi Mianyang
$565
124 km or 77 mi Leshan
$720
127 km or 79 mi Ya'an
$688
127 km or 79 mi Shehong
$676
131 km or 81 mi Emeishan
$656
139 km or 87 mi Jiangyou
$671
145 km or 90 mi Suining
$720
153 km or 95 mi Neijiang
$786
161 km or 100 mi Zigong
$684
188 km or 117 mi Longchang
$667
193 km or 120 mi Nanchong
$657
208 km or 129 mi Langzhong
$669
219 km or 136 mi Yibin
$726
237 km or 148 mi Luzhou
$735
247 km or 153 mi Guang'an
$722
259 km or 161 mi Guangyuan
$707
261 km or 162 mi Huaying
$654
265 km or 165 mi Chongqing
$685
288 km or 179 mi Bazhong
$719
333 km or 207 mi Dazhou
$693
341 km or 212 mi Longnan
$709
353 km or 220 mi Xichang
$676
372 km or 231 mi Zhaotong
$743
388 km or 241 mi Hanzhong
$720
390 km or 243 mi Renhuai
$666
392 km or 244 mi Bijie
$765
408 km or 253 mi Wanyuan
$657
431 km or 268 mi Zunyi
$710
459 km or 285 mi Liupanshui
$700