Chennai vs Fukuoka - Cost of Living Comparison

Chennai Fukuoka
🚶 Cost of living one person
$425
$1234
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1030
$3243
🏠 One person rent
$162
$463
🏘️ Family rent
$296
$855
🍽️ Food expenses
$162
$445
🚐 Transport expenses
$63.2
$205
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$568
$1794
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
16 km
5 km
🎓 Higher education
77
82
😀 Quality of life
67
90
🏙️ Population
10.3M
1.6M

The cost of living in Chennai is 66% less expensive than in Fukuoka. Cities ranked 8684th and 3396th ($425 vs $1234) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 26th and 9th in India and Japan, respectively. Check India vs Japan comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.3 months in Chennai compared to 1.5 months in Fukuoka. Chennai ranked 2nd best city to live in India vs Fukuoka ranked 6th in Japan, while ranked 3652nd and 96th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Chennai vs Fukuoka

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Chennai Fukuoka
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.21
$7.56
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$13.1
$38
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.6
$4.93
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.51
$3.29
 Cappuccino
$1.88
$2.94
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.42
$0.98
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$182
$477
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$112
$263
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$362
$1010
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$216
$543
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$26.9
$117
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$41.3
$178
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$8.78
$40.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
7.62%
1.68%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2011
$5343
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$686
$2891
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.25
$1.92
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$13.4
$75.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$2.71
$23.9
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.31
$1.24
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.65
$1.6
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.49
$1.63
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.58
$2.67
🥚 Eggs, x12
$0.86
$1.77
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.66
$20.7
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.78
$5.58
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.84
$19.5
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.54
$7.72
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.74
$3.24
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.32
$7.7
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.51
$6.04
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.47
$3.59
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.41
$3.41
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.24
$0.61
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.12
$1.45
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.36
$7.39
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.95
$2.15
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.75
$3.75
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$0.97
$9.22
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.63
$3.64
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.92
$0.98
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.77
$1.17
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$16.4
$58.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$2.67
$15.2
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$13.1
$50.7
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.93
$15.1
👖 Brand Jeans
$27.5
$66.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$40.3
$62.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$71.7
$506
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1266
$16302

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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

Cities near Fukuoka

Distance City Cost of living
7.2 km or 4.5 mi Shime
$1022
7.6 km or 4.7 mi Kasuya
$1022
9 km or 5.6 mi Kasuga
$1025
9.3 km or 5.8 mi Onojo
$1022
9.8 km or 6.1 mi Sue
$1019
10 km or 6.4 mi Nakagawa
$1024
10 km or 6.5 mi Umi
$1021
12 km or 7.5 mi Sasaguri
$1018
14 km or 8.8 mi Dazaifu
$1025
15 km or 9 mi Shingu
$1021
15 km or 9.2 mi Chikushino
$1027
17 km or 11 mi Koga
$1023
19 km or 12 mi Itoshima
$1021
21 km or 13 mi Fukutsu
$1023
23 km or 14 mi Chikuzen
$1021
26 km or 16 mi Tosu
$1022
26 km or 16 mi Ogori
$1020
27 km or 17 mi Munakata
$1024
28 km or 17 mi Iizuka
$1025
29 km or 18 mi Miyawaka
$1021
29 km or 18 mi Kama
$1022
30 km or 19 mi Miyaki
$1020
31 km or 19 mi Asakura
$1020
31 km or 19 mi Kanzaki
$1020
32 km or 20 mi Kurume
$1095
35 km or 22 mi Nogata
$1022
35 km or 22 mi Okagaki
$1024
36 km or 23 mi Fukuchi
$1019
37 km or 23 mi Saga
$1057
38 km or 23 mi Tagawa
$1022
38 km or 24 mi Nakama
$1019
40 km or 25 mi Mizumaki
$1019
42 km or 26 mi Ogi
$1022
42 km or 26 mi Ukiha
$1019
43 km or 27 mi Okawa
$1022
43 km or 27 mi Chikugo
$1020
43 km or 27 mi Karatsu
$1025
44 km or 28 mi Yame
$1021
48 km or 30 mi Yanagawa
$1023
49 km or 31 mi Miyama
$1020