Canberra vs Kolkata - Cost of Living Comparison

Canberra Kolkata
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1792
$370
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4156
$1048
🏠 One person rent
$1082
$116
🏘️ Family rent
$1794
$327
🍽️ Food expenses
$481
$162
🚐 Transport expenses
$101
$46.8
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$4970
$568
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Unhealthy
✈️ Airport proximity
6 km
17 km
🎓 Higher education
30
74
😀 Quality of life
86
62
🏙️ Population
381K
4.5M

The cost of living in Canberra is 384% more expensive than in Kolkata. Cities ranked 2028th and 8865th ($1792 vs $370) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 13th and 56th 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 1.5 months in Kolkata. Canberra ranked 8th best city to live in Australia vs Kolkata ranked 12th in India, while ranked 188th and 4832nd among best cities to live in the world.

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Canberra Kolkata
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$12.7
$1.9
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$52.4
$15.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.52
$3.75
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$6.33
$2.26
 Cappuccino
$3.31
$1.66
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.28
$0.37
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1116
$136
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$893
$76.3
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2083
$401
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1473
$259
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$99.3
$20.4
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$154
$31.5
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$45.1
$7.62
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
2.79%
8.39%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4443
$1120
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3083
$615
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.16
$0.2
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$70.3
$3.92
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$15.9
$2.77
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.25
$1.33
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.21
$0.64
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.16
$0.36
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.05
$0.66
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.86
$0.94
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.61
$5.03
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.48
$3.09
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.5
$6.52
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.07
$2.08
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.46
$0.66
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.83
$1.3
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.96
$0.67
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.08
$0.37
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.69
$0.47
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.03
$0.23
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.02
$1.1
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$13.9
$10.1
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.66
$1.76
🚬 Cigarette pack
$23.6
$4.35
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.9
$2.58
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.26
$3.05
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.38
$1.42
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.08
$0.85
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$39.9
$20.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.1
$3.76
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$59.7
$10.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$16.1
$2.7
👖 Brand Jeans
$64.6
$31.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$101
$51
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$1362
$49.7
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$12552
$1611

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$1700
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$1386
187 km or 116 mi Wollongong
$1554
212 km or 132 mi Bathurst
$1558
223 km or 139 mi Orange
$1661
235 km or 146 mi Blacktown
$1581
238 km or 148 mi Parramatta
$1896
243 km or 151 mi Kellyville
$1656
247 km or 154 mi Sydney
$2294
261 km or 162 mi Dee Why
$1970
303 km or 188 mi Griffith
$1629
341 km or 212 mi Dubbo
$1445
357 km or 222 mi Shepparton
$1442
358 km or 222 mi Newcastle
$1798
397 km or 246 mi Traralgon
$1626
448 km or 278 mi Pakenham
$1631
454 km or 282 mi Berwick
$1562
459 km or 285 mi Dandenong
$1498
464 km or 288 mi Cranbourne
$1587
466 km or 289 mi South Yarra
$1589
466 km or 290 mi Bendigo
$1610
466 km or 290 mi Melbourne
$1968
470 km or 292 mi Sunbury
$1625
477 km or 297 mi Frankston
$1957
485 km or 302 mi Melton
$1633
488 km or 303 mi Tarneit
$1570
489 km or 304 mi Hoppers Crossing
$1682
531 km or 330 mi Geelong
$1708
535 km or 332 mi Ballarat
$1740
554 km or 344 mi Port Macquarie
$1640
583 km or 362 mi Armidale
$1677
649 km or 403 mi Mildura
$1622
669 km or 415 mi Coffs Harbour
$1359
684 km or 425 mi Warrnambool
$1573
698 km or 434 mi Devonport
$1641
706 km or 438 mi Launceston
$1477
796 km or 495 mi Mount Gambier
$1181
852 km or 529 mi Byron Bay
$2199
858 km or 533 mi Hobart
$1648
902 km or 560 mi Toowoomba
$1462

Cities near Kolkata

Distance City Cost of living
6.1 km or 3.8 mi Howrah
$313
9.5 km or 5.9 mi Bidhannagar
$353
10 km or 6.2 mi South Dumdum
$346
11 km or 7.1 mi Baranagar
$341
12 km or 7.5 mi Bally
$343
14 km or 8.9 mi Uttarpara
$336
15 km or 9.1 mi Kamarhati
$343
15 km or 9.3 mi North Dumdum
$340
16 km or 9.9 mi Rajpur Sonarpur
$347
17 km or 10 mi Panihati
$345
20 km or 13 mi Rajarhat
$346
21 km or 13 mi Madhyamgram
$339
23 km or 14 mi Serampore
$336
23 km or 15 mi Barrackpore
$335
25 km or 15 mi Uluberia
$341
36 km or 22 mi Barasat
$341
36 km or 23 mi Maheshtala
$348
37 km or 23 mi Chandannagar
$335
37 km or 23 mi Bhatpara
$346
40 km or 25 mi Hugli-Chuchura
$337
41 km or 25 mi Naihati
$339
64 km or 40 mi Haldia
$345
79 km or 49 mi Shantipur
$335
93 km or 58 mi Bardhaman
$343
97 km or 60 mi Krishnanagar
$348
104 km or 65 mi Midnapore
$337
107 km or 66 mi Kharagpur
$274
114 km or 71 mi Jessore
$314
128 km or 80 mi Khulna
$376
153 km or 95 mi Durgapur
$329
174 km or 108 mi Berhampore
$338
189 km or 118 mi Asansol
$312
202 km or 125 mi Kulti
$342
205 km or 127 mi Rajshahi
$303
209 km or 130 mi Barisal
$337
223 km or 139 mi Jamshedpur
$330
239 km or 149 mi Dhanbad
$377
248 km or 154 mi Dhaka
$484
251 km or 156 mi Narayanganj
$382
274 km or 170 mi Malda
$339