Chennai vs Edmonton - Cost of Living Comparison

Chennai Edmonton
🚶 Cost of living one person
$425
$1692
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1030
$3911
🏠 One person rent
$162
$879
🏘️ Family rent
$296
$1435
🍽️ Food expenses
$162
$531
🚐 Transport expenses
$63.2
$156
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$568
$3568
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
16 km
25 km
🎓 Higher education
77
60
😀 Quality of life
67
91
🏙️ Population
10.3M
933K

The cost of living in Chennai is 75% less expensive than in Edmonton. Cities ranked 8684th and 2219th ($425 vs $1692) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 26th and 102nd in India and Canada, respectively. Check India vs Canada comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.3 months in Chennai compared to 2.1 months in Edmonton. Chennai ranked 2nd best city to live in India vs Edmonton ranked 7th in Canada, while ranked 3652nd and 71st among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Chennai vs Edmonton

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Chennai Edmonton
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.21
$15.1
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$13.1
$54.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.6
$9.18
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.51
$5.6
 Cappuccino
$1.88
$4.03
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.42
$2
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$182
$841
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$112
$665
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$362
$1450
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$216
$1121
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$26.9
$127
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$41.3
$195
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$8.78
$52.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
7.62%
4.44%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2011
$2316
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$686
$1942
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.25
$2.75
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$13.4
$78.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$2.71
$17.1
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.31
$1.3
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.65
$2.01
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.49
$1.8
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.58
$2.29
🥚 Eggs, x12
$0.86
$3.03
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.66
$14.6
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.78
$11.8
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.84
$14.2
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.54
$3.84
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.74
$1.42
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.32
$3.5
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.51
$3.79
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.47
$2.64
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.41
$1.84
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.24
$1.21
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.12
$1.74
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.36
$15.3
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.95
$2.72
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.75
$13.6
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$0.97
$10.4
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.63
$3.91
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.92
$2.4
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.77
$2.2
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$16.4
$42
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$2.67
$12.5
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$13.1
$65.5
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.93
$16.9
👖 Brand Jeans
$27.5
$52.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$40.3
$88.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$71.7
$801
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1266
$8055

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Distance City Cost of living
111 km or 69 mi Tirupati
$474
124 km or 77 mi Vellore
$277
125 km or 78 mi Chittoor
$341
138 km or 85 mi Pondicherry
$328
153 km or 95 mi Nellore
$273
159 km or 99 mi Cuddalore
$337
198 km or 123 mi Madanapalle
$336
219 km or 136 mi Kadapa
$344
260 km or 162 mi Proddatur
$337
269 km or 167 mi Ongole
$338
279 km or 173 mi Salem
$351
282 km or 175 mi Thanjavur
$333
290 km or 180 mi Bangalore
$480
304 km or 189 mi Chirala
$335
305 km or 189 mi Tiruchirappalli
$335
312 km or 194 mi Hindupur
$335
328 km or 204 mi Nandyal
$348
338 km or 210 mi Anantapur
$339
339 km or 211 mi Erode
$278
344 km or 214 mi Tumkur
$301
353 km or 219 mi Tenali
$271
354 km or 220 mi Machilipatnam
$282
357 km or 222 mi Guntur
$294
361 km or 224 mi Tiruppur
$340
383 km or 238 mi Vijayawada
$424
388 km or 241 mi Kurnool
$348
396 km or 246 mi Dindigul
$338
402 km or 250 mi Mysore
$345
411 km or 256 mi Eluru
$329
423 km or 263 mi Madurai
$361
428 km or 266 mi Coimbatore
$360
428 km or 266 mi Adoni
$346
453 km or 282 mi Nalgonda
$333
462 km or 287 mi Rajahmundry
$297
463 km or 288 mi Khammam
$277
474 km or 294 mi Mahbubnagar
$336
476 km or 296 mi Kakinada
$350
482 km or 300 mi Hospet
$339
494 km or 307 mi Davanagere
$282
509 km or 317 mi Malappuram
$263

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Distance City Cost of living
27 km or 16 mi Spruce Grove
$1741
31 km or 19 mi Leduc
$1699
142 km or 88 mi Red Deer
$1553
279 km or 173 mi Calgary
$1881
297 km or 185 mi Banff
$1868
380 km or 236 mi Fort McMurray
$1758
388 km or 241 mi Grande Prairie
$1734
429 km or 267 mi Lethbridge
$1669
435 km or 270 mi Medicine Hat
$1439
483 km or 300 mi Saskatoon
$1513
515 km or 320 mi Prince Albert
$1530
565 km or 351 mi Kamloops
$1529
576 km or 358 mi Kelowna
$1774
610 km or 379 mi Prince George
$1650
616 km or 383 mi Penticton
$1801
622 km or 387 mi Sandpoint
$1556
646 km or 402 mi Moose Jaw
$1638
688 km or 428 mi Great Falls
$1902
689 km or 428 mi Coeur d'Alene
$1994
691 km or 430 mi Post Falls
$1941
698 km or 434 mi Regina
$1502
703 km or 437 mi Spokane Valley
$1943
711 km or 442 mi Spokane
$1886
743 km or 461 mi Missoula
$1766
752 km or 467 mi Whistler
$2493
762 km or 473 mi Chilliwack
$1872
779 km or 484 mi Helena
$1813
789 km or 491 mi Abbotsford
$1579
792 km or 492 mi Maple Ridge
$1914
796 km or 495 mi Moscow
$1344
798 km or 496 mi Coquitlam
$2071
800 km or 497 mi Pullman
$1402
804 km or 499 mi Langley
$1837
809 km or 502 mi Surrey
$1950
809 km or 503 mi Burnaby
$2209
811 km or 504 mi North Vancouver
$2084
818 km or 508 mi Vancouver
$2298
820 km or 510 mi Bellingham
$2177
821 km or 510 mi Delta
$1765
822 km or 511 mi Moses Lake
$1911