Chennai vs Fortaleza - Cost of Living Comparison

Chennai Fortaleza
🚶 Cost of living one person
$425
$565
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1030
$1614
🏠 One person rent
$162
$182
🏘️ Family rent
$296
$388
🍽️ Food expenses
$162
$232
🚐 Transport expenses
$63.2
$72.1
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$568
$243
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
16 km
5 km
🎓 Higher education
77
42
😀 Quality of life
67
56
🏙️ Population
10.3M
2.45M

The cost of living in Chennai is 25% less expensive than in Fortaleza. Cities ranked 8684th and 7638th ($425 vs $565) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 26th and 96th in India and Brazil, respectively. Check India vs Brazil comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.3 months in Chennai compared to 0.4 months in Fortaleza. Chennai ranked 2nd best city to live in India vs Fortaleza ranked 11th in Brazil, while ranked 3652nd and 5737th among best cities to live in the world.

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Chennai Fortaleza
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.21
$5.08
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$13.1
$22.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.6
$6.06
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.51
$1.58
 Cappuccino
$1.88
$1.62
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.42
$0.92
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$182
$168
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$112
$108
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$362
$423
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$216
$272
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$26.9
$44.8
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$41.3
$69.3
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$8.78
$16.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
7.62%
8.35%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2011
$1676
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$686
$868
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.25
$0.75
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$13.4
$17.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$2.71
$5.55
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.31
$1.29
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.65
$0.97
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.49
$1.3
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.58
$1.01
🥚 Eggs, x12
$0.86
$1.53
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.66
$6.37
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.78
$3.6
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.84
$7.43
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.54
$1.84
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.74
$0.99
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.32
$1.11
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.51
$1.36
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.47
$1.22
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.41
$0.76
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.24
$0.47
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.12
$1.54
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.36
$6.76
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.95
$1.09
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.75
$1.94
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$0.97
$7.02
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.63
$3.73
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.92
$2.04
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.77
$1.46
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$16.4
$19.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$2.67
$5.76
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$13.1
$43.6
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.93
$10.3
👖 Brand Jeans
$27.5
$40.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$40.3
$65.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$71.7
$292
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1266
$6731

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$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
14 km or 8.9 mi Caucaia
$433
112 km or 69 mi Caninde
$556
120 km or 74 mi Itapipoca
$555
125 km or 78 mi Aracati
$552
148 km or 92 mi Russas
$554
148 km or 92 mi Quixada
$555
190 km or 118 mi Sobral
$581
200 km or 124 mi Acarau
$556
209 km or 130 mi Mossoro
$423
273 km or 169 mi Camocim
$553
288 km or 179 mi Crateus
$554
300 km or 186 mi Ico
$556
305 km or 189 mi Iguatu
$552
342 km or 213 mi Caico
$555
366 km or 227 mi Piripiri
$554
372 km or 231 mi Parnaiba
$558
392 km or 243 mi Patos
$555
397 km or 247 mi Juazeiro do Norte
$612
402 km or 250 mi Crato
$536
434 km or 269 mi Natal
$586
487 km or 303 mi Salgueiro
$553
487 km or 303 mi Campina Grande
$537
495 km or 307 mi Picos
$556
498 km or 309 mi Teresina
$554
501 km or 312 mi Timon
$562
536 km or 333 mi Chapadinha
$555
546 km or 340 mi Arcoverde
$571
550 km or 342 mi Caxias
$560
554 km or 344 mi Joao Pessoa
$632
578 km or 359 mi Goiana
$697
580 km or 360 mi Caruaru
$444
584 km or 363 mi Carpina
$554
600 km or 373 mi Codo
$425
602 km or 374 mi Floriano
$554
617 km or 383 mi Garanhuns
$572
618 km or 384 mi Camaragibe
$500
619 km or 384 mi Paulista
$464
622 km or 387 mi Coroata
$555
623 km or 387 mi Jaboatao dos Guararapes
$594
626 km or 389 mi Olinda
$523