Chengdu vs Dakar - Cost of Living Comparison

Chengdu Dakar
🚶 Cost of living one person
$752
$1047
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2071
$2528
🏠 One person rent
$305
$561
🏘️ Family rent
$582
$1055
🍽️ Food expenses
$270
$310
🚐 Transport expenses
$89.8
$82.6
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$824
$432
😷 Air quality
Bad
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
12 km
4 km
🎓 Higher education
92
28
😀 Quality of life
73
53
🏙️ Population
20.9M
1.15M

The cost of living in Chengdu is 28% less expensive than in Dakar. Cities ranked 6241st and 4443rd ($752 vs $1047) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 63rd and 1st in China and Senegal, respectively. Check China vs Senegal comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.1 months in Chengdu compared to 0.4 months in Dakar. Chengdu ranked 8th best city to live in China vs Dakar ranked 1st in Senegal, while ranked 1437th and 6008th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Chengdu vs Dakar

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Chengdu Dakar
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.8
$8.16
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$24.3
$31.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.15
$7.47
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.17
$2.53
 Cappuccino
$4.31
$3.01
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.44
$0.95
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$389
$574
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$231
$402
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$941
$1273
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$419
$790
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$28.9
$80.3
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$44.9
$124
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$13.7
$44.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.41%
8.66%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3942
$12281
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2111
$11788
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.3
$0.47
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24.5
$22
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.85
$11.7
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.2
$1.18
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.13
$1.79
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.53
$0.52
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.35
$0.71
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.37
$1.88
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$19.2
$12.2
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.35
$9.48
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.8
$8
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.82
$2.03
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.32
$1.25
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.28
$1.77
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.3
$1.31
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.87
$1.05
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.84
$0.82
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.43
$0.54
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.29
$1.95
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$16.3
$8.77
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.98
$1.03
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.02
$1.33
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.36
$3.94
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.51
$3.45
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.5
$2.46
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.49
$1.9
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$34.7
$52.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.97
$7.05
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$23.1
$38.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.25
$9.58
👖 Brand Jeans
$77.6
$57.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$89.3
$78.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$350
$166
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$18385
$9306

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38 km or 24 mi Chongzhou
$664
38 km or 24 mi Pengzhou
$668
41 km or 25 mi Guanghan
$662
53 km or 33 mi Shifang
$652
55 km or 34 mi Jianyang
$678
56 km or 35 mi Dujiangyan
$664
60 km or 38 mi Deyang
$724
65 km or 40 mi Qionglai
$662
71 km or 44 mi Meishan
$714
77 km or 48 mi Mianzhu
$657
81 km or 50 mi Ziyang
$710
110 km or 68 mi Mianyang
$566
124 km or 77 mi Leshan
$721
127 km or 79 mi Ya'an
$693
127 km or 79 mi Shehong
$672
131 km or 81 mi Emeishan
$652
139 km or 87 mi Jiangyou
$670
145 km or 90 mi Suining
$720
153 km or 95 mi Neijiang
$785
161 km or 100 mi Zigong
$688
188 km or 117 mi Longchang
$663
193 km or 120 mi Nanchong
$677
208 km or 129 mi Langzhong
$668
219 km or 136 mi Yibin
$731
237 km or 148 mi Luzhou
$737
247 km or 153 mi Guang'an
$722
259 km or 161 mi Guangyuan
$710
261 km or 162 mi Huaying
$650
265 km or 165 mi Chongqing
$725
288 km or 179 mi Bazhong
$721
333 km or 207 mi Dazhou
$719
341 km or 212 mi Longnan
$704
353 km or 220 mi Xichang
$675
372 km or 231 mi Zhaotong
$748
388 km or 241 mi Hanzhong
$720
390 km or 243 mi Renhuai
$665
392 km or 244 mi Bijie
$768
408 km or 253 mi Wanyuan
$653
431 km or 268 mi Zunyi
$733
459 km or 285 mi Liupanshui
$703

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Distance City Cost of living
21 km or 13 mi Rufisque
$921
58 km or 36 mi Thies
$871
121 km or 75 mi Fatick
$921
163 km or 101 mi Kaolack
$930
166 km or 103 mi Louga
$921
171 km or 106 mi Banjul
$450
174 km or 108 mi Lamin
$358
177 km or 110 mi Saint-Louis
$853
185 km or 115 mi Brikama
$437
266 km or 165 mi Rosso
$691
271 km or 169 mi Ziguinchor
$916
340 km or 211 mi Kolda
$903
378 km or 235 mi Bissau
$631
404 km or 251 mi Nouakchott
$741
416 km or 258 mi Bafata
$557
629 km or 391 mi Boffa
$833
651 km or 404 mi Praia
$683
668 km or 415 mi Assomada
$656
709 km or 441 mi Conakry
$983
727 km or 452 mi Forecariah
$834
757 km or 471 mi Mamou
$856
833 km or 518 mi Freetown
$739
841 km or 522 mi Mindelo
$729
978 km or 607 mi Bo
$770
1009 km or 627 mi Kankan
$860
1023 km or 636 mi Kenema
$763
1048 km or 651 mi Bamako
$549
1051 km or 653 mi Gueckedou
$862
1087 km or 675 mi Banamba
$486
1088 km or 676 mi Koulikoro
$485
1141 km or 709 mi Bougouni
$487
1185 km or 736 mi Monrovia
$525
1197 km or 744 mi Kakata
$483
1215 km or 755 mi Segou
$487
1220 km or 758 mi Nzerekore
$867
1232 km or 766 mi Markala
$486
1256 km or 781 mi Yekepa
$483
1258 km or 782 mi Sanniquellie
$483
1332 km or 828 mi Sikasso
$495
1413 km or 878 mi Korhogo
$778