Changsha vs Lucknow - Cost of Living Comparison

Changsha Lucknow
🚶 Cost of living one person
$828
$361
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1985
$973
🏠 One person rent
$413
$113
🏘️ Family rent
$495
$274
🍽️ Food expenses
$252
$157
🚐 Transport expenses
$86.1
$50.1
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$810
$509
😷 Air quality
Bad
Unhealthy
✈️ Airport proximity
15 km
11 km
🎓 Higher education
94
59
😀 Quality of life
54
53
🏙️ Population
10M
3.38M

The cost of living in Changsha is 129% more expensive than in Lucknow. Cities ranked 5988th and 8891st ($828 vs $361) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 22nd and 62nd in China and India, respectively. Check China vs India comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1 months in Changsha compared to 1.4 months in Lucknow. Changsha ranked 31st best city to live in China vs Lucknow ranked 25th in India, while ranked 5898th and 5959th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Changsha vs Lucknow

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Changsha Lucknow
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.96
$2.84
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$18.7
$12.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.19
$3.16
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.11
$1.87
 Cappuccino
$3.56
$1.63
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.44
$0.37
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$496
$109
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$334
$68.9
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$552
$354
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$401
$190
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$31.3
$27.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$47.7
$42.3
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$15.7
$8.51
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.61%
8.09%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2269
$1227
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1773
$658
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.3
$0.51
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$26.9
$12.6
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.04
$1.69
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.09
$1.29
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.86
$0.67
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.8
$0.44
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.12
$0.73
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.15
$1.06
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.5
$4.33
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.91
$3.72
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.6
$6.88
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.59
$1.67
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.38
$0.62
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.68
$0.82
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.14
$0.38
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.02
$0.25
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.2
$0.36
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.39
$0.24
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1
$0.93
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$13.3
$6.26
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.67
$1.81
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.1
$4.02
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.46
$3.07
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.79
$3.59
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$0.91
$1.61
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.34
$1.4
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$27.2
$18.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.56
$3.78
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$21.9
$12
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.28
$2.8
👖 Brand Jeans
$63.5
$27.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$79.9
$41.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$299
$50.3
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$29093
$1217

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Distance City Cost of living
40 km or 25 mi Xiangtan
$708
43 km or 27 mi Ningxiang
$683
43 km or 27 mi Zhuzhou
$820
76 km or 47 mi Yiyang
$739
79 km or 49 mi Liling
$676
107 km or 66 mi Pingxiang
$696
108 km or 67 mi Loudi
$733
131 km or 81 mi Yueyang
$749
140 km or 87 mi Lianyuan
$682
145 km or 90 mi Yichun
$747
149 km or 93 mi Linxiang
$661
150 km or 93 mi Hengyang
$678
157 km or 97 mi Changde
$770
162 km or 101 mi Lengshuijiang
$651
178 km or 111 mi Shishou
$661
182 km or 113 mi Shaoyang
$767
186 km or 116 mi Honghu
$669
192 km or 119 mi Jinshi
$643
197 km or 122 mi Xinyu
$680
198 km or 123 mi Chibi
$657
225 km or 140 mi Xianning
$711
231 km or 144 mi Ji'an
$747
237 km or 147 mi Yongzhou
$751
246 km or 153 mi Xiantao
$638
247 km or 153 mi Jingzhou
$693
249 km or 155 mi Songzi
$669
264 km or 164 mi Zhangjiajie
$690
267 km or 166 mi Chenzhou
$815
285 km or 177 mi Yidu
$653
285 km or 177 mi Hanchuan
$677
287 km or 178 mi Daye
$671
290 km or 180 mi Nanchang
$665
295 km or 183 mi Wuhan
$639
299 km or 186 mi Huangshi
$705
305 km or 189 mi Huaihua
$739
307 km or 191 mi Ezhou
$678
311 km or 193 mi Yingcheng
$662
311 km or 193 mi Huanggang
$763
311 km or 193 mi Wuxue
$664
314 km or 195 mi Dangyang
$661

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Distance City Cost of living
74 km or 46 mi Kanpur
$441
180 km or 112 mi Allahabad
$540
207 km or 129 mi Dhangadhi
$314
213 km or 132 mi Jaunpur
$337
226 km or 141 mi Bareilly
$297
238 km or 148 mi Bheemdatta
$353
243 km or 151 mi Gorakhpur
$365
249 km or 155 mi Mirzapur
$381
267 km or 166 mi Varanasi
$362
283 km or 176 mi Gwalior
$463
284 km or 176 mi Jhansi
$293
292 km or 182 mi Agra
$429
299 km or 186 mi Satna
$350
305 km or 189 mi Sambhal
$338
306 km or 190 mi Aligarh
$285
311 km or 193 mi Moradabad
$384
331 km or 205 mi Mathura
$276
336 km or 209 mi Pokhara
$350
389 km or 242 mi Birgunj
$307
398 km or 247 mi Meerut
$337
399 km or 248 mi Faridabad
$392
402 km or 250 mi Ghaziabad
$402
405 km or 252 mi Noida
$457
409 km or 254 mi Hetauda
$322
419 km or 260 mi Delhi
$486
422 km or 262 mi Jabalpur
$287
425 km or 264 mi Gurgaon
$493
436 km or 271 mi Alwar
$390
440 km or 274 mi Patna
$408
443 km or 276 mi Lalitpur
$445
445 km or 276 mi Rishikesh
$362
447 km or 278 mi Kathmandu
$435
454 km or 282 mi Sonipat
$296
456 km or 284 mi Muzaffarpur
$250
469 km or 292 mi Gaya
$275
480 km or 298 mi Dehradun
$402
480 km or 298 mi Saharanpur
$318
486 km or 302 mi Vidisha
$335
487 km or 303 mi Rohtak
$426
494 km or 307 mi Janakpur
$335