Canberra vs Delhi - Cost of Living Comparison

Canberra Delhi
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1792
$486
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4156
$1260
🏠 One person rent
$1082
$192
🏘️ Family rent
$1794
$425
🍽️ Food expenses
$481
$184
🚐 Transport expenses
$101
$58.4
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$4970
$632
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Unhealthy
✈️ Airport proximity
6 km
9 km
🎓 Higher education
30
93
😀 Quality of life
86
63
🏙️ Population
381K
26.5M

The cost of living in Canberra is 269% more expensive than in Delhi. Cities ranked 2028th and 8441st ($1792 vs $486) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 13th and 6th in Australia and India, respectively. Check Australia vs India comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.8 months in Canberra compared to 1.3 months in Delhi. Canberra ranked 8th best city to live in Australia vs Delhi ranked 8th in India, while ranked 188th and 4584th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Canberra vs Delhi

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Canberra Delhi
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$12.7
$4.37
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$52.4
$21.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.52
$4.15
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$6.33
$2.35
 Cappuccino
$3.31
$1.95
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.28
$0.5
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1116
$229
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$893
$119
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2083
$557
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1473
$301
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$99.3
$41.7
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$154
$63.5
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$45.1
$9.02
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
2.79%
7.78%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4443
$3024
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3083
$1239
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.16
$0.41
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$70.3
$11.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$15.9
$2.2
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.25
$1.28
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.21
$0.73
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.16
$0.51
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.05
$0.69
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.86
$1.08
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.61
$4.46
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.48
$3.93
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.5
$6.34
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.07
$2
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.46
$0.77
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.83
$1.08
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.96
$0.59
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.08
$0.33
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.69
$0.41
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.03
$0.25
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.02
$1.1
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$13.9
$9.99
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.66
$1.61
🚬 Cigarette pack
$23.6
$4.1
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.9
$1.19
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.26
$3.06
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.38
$1.55
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.08
$0.89
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$39.9
$25.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.1
$5.01
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$59.7
$12.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$16.1
$2.8
👖 Brand Jeans
$64.6
$38.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$101
$53.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$1362
$80.7
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$12552
$2339

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$1970
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$1629
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$1445
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$1442
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$1798
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$1626
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$1631
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$1562
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$1498
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$1587
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$1589
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$1610
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$1968
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$1625
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$1957
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$1633
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$1570
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$1682
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$1708
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$1740
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$1640
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$1677
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$1622
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$1359
684 km or 425 mi Warrnambool
$1573
698 km or 434 mi Devonport
$1641
706 km or 438 mi Launceston
$1477
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$1181
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$2199
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$1648
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Distance City Cost of living
15 km or 9.2 mi Noida
$457
20 km or 12 mi Ghaziabad
$402
29 km or 18 mi Gurgaon
$493
29 km or 18 mi Faridabad
$392
42 km or 26 mi Sonipat
$296
59 km or 37 mi Meerut
$337
68 km or 43 mi Rohtak
$426
106 km or 66 mi Bhiwani
$355
122 km or 76 mi Aligarh
$285
130 km or 81 mi Sambhal
$338
136 km or 84 mi Alwar
$390
139 km or 87 mi Mathura
$276
148 km or 92 mi Saharanpur
$318
149 km or 92 mi Moradabad
$384
154 km or 96 mi Hisar
$300
183 km or 114 mi Agra
$429
191 km or 119 mi Rishikesh
$362
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$402
217 km or 135 mi Bareilly
$297
219 km or 136 mi Patiala
$315
234 km or 145 mi Chandigarh
$429
235 km or 146 mi Sikar
$295
236 km or 146 mi Jaipur
$359
271 km or 168 mi Shimla
$317
282 km or 175 mi Ludhiana
$391
289 km or 180 mi Gwalior
$463
305 km or 190 mi Bheemdatta
$353
330 km or 205 mi Dhangadhi
$314
335 km or 208 mi Jalandhar
$411
353 km or 219 mi Ajmer
$319
382 km or 237 mi Jhansi
$293
388 km or 241 mi Bikaner
$311
392 km or 244 mi Kanpur
$441
399 km or 248 mi Amritsar
$437
411 km or 256 mi Kota
$392
419 km or 260 mi Lucknow
$361
423 km or 263 mi Lahore
$360
428 km or 266 mi Pathankot
$336
434 km or 270 mi Okara
$343
449 km or 279 mi Bhilwara
$358