Chengdu vs Ouagadougou - Cost of Living Comparison

Chengdu Ouagadougou
🚶 Cost of living one person
$752
$701
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2071
$1756
🏠 One person rent
$305
$311
🏘️ Family rent
$582
$510
🍽️ Food expenses
$270
$252
🚐 Transport expenses
$89.8
$55.5
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$824
$189
😷 Air quality
Bad
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
12 km
3 km
🎓 Higher education
92
21
😀 Quality of life
73
24
🏙️ Population
20.9M
2.45M

The cost of living in Chengdu is 7% more expensive than in Ouagadougou. Cities ranked 6241st and 6537th ($752 vs $701) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 63rd and 1st in China and Burkina Faso, respectively. Check China vs Burkina Faso comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.1 months in Chengdu compared to 0.3 months in Ouagadougou. Chengdu ranked 8th best city to live in China vs Ouagadougou ranked 1st in Burkina Faso, while ranked 1437th and 8883rd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Chengdu vs Ouagadougou

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Chengdu Ouagadougou
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.8
$4.24
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$24.3
$19
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.15
$4.05
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.17
$1.09
 Cappuccino
$4.31
$1.99
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.44
$0.58
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$389
$334
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$231
$105
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$941
$461
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$419
$263
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$28.9
$85.8
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$44.9
$133
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$13.7
$73.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.41%
7.01%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3942
$260
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2111
$262
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.3
$0.47
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24.5
$13.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.85
$4.27
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.2
$1.02
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.13
$2.03
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.53
$0.67
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.35
$0.58
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.37
$1.89
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$19.2
$9.9
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.35
$8.93
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.8
$4.07
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.82
$2.1
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.32
$1.2
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.28
$0.9
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.3
$1.28
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.87
$1.62
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.84
$1.3
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.43
$0.52
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.29
$1.66
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$16.3
$7.85
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.98
$0.92
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.02
$1.35
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.36
$4.47
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.51
$5.45
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.5
$3.4
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.49
$3.61
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$34.7
$37.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.97
$2.64
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$23.1
$35.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.25
$10.3
👖 Brand Jeans
$77.6
$78.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$89.3
$62.5
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$350
$159
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$18385
$11789

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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
91 km or 57 mi Koudougou
$566
92 km or 57 mi Manga
$593
153 km or 95 mi Leo
$592
166 km or 103 mi Ouahigouya
$593
210 km or 130 mi Fada N'gourma
$592
210 km or 131 mi Dedougou
$593
255 km or 158 mi Dori
$593
256 km or 159 mi Nouna
$592
326 km or 203 mi Bobo-Dioulasso
$671
336 km or 209 mi Tamale
$508
415 km or 258 mi Niamey
$894
431 km or 268 mi Kara
$569
464 km or 288 mi Sikasso
$495
475 km or 295 mi Sokode
$574
503 km or 313 mi Sotouboua
$567
513 km or 319 mi Markala
$486
527 km or 327 mi Segou
$487
551 km or 342 mi Korhogo
$778
611 km or 380 mi Atakpame
$568
620 km or 385 mi Hohoe
$538
631 km or 392 mi Kumasi
$555
646 km or 401 mi Bouake
$805
650 km or 404 mi Kpalime
$568
652 km or 405 mi Save
$559
655 km or 407 mi Banamba
$486
656 km or 407 mi Bougouni
$487
657 km or 408 mi Koulikoro
$485
662 km or 411 mi Abengourou
$766
676 km or 420 mi Ho
$446
685 km or 426 mi Obuasi
$571
693 km or 430 mi Abomey
$560
702 km or 436 mi Bamako
$549
710 km or 441 mi Koforidua
$462
738 km or 459 mi Sokoto
$638
740 km or 460 mi Yamoussoukro
$975
755 km or 469 mi Lome
$607
759 km or 471 mi Ashaiman
$485
762 km or 474 mi Tema
$524
765 km or 476 mi Accra
$671
773 km or 480 mi Agboville
$767