Chennai vs Gaborone - Cost of Living Comparison

Chennai Gaborone
🚶 Cost of living one person
$425
$668
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1030
$1669
🏠 One person rent
$162
$293
🏘️ Family rent
$296
$557
🍽️ Food expenses
$162
$257
🚐 Transport expenses
$63.2
$52.9
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$568
$797
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
16 km
11 km
🎓 Higher education
77
38
😀 Quality of life
67
62
🏙️ Population
10.3M
232K

The cost of living in Chennai is 36% less expensive than in Gaborone. Cities ranked 8684th and 6864th ($425 vs $668) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 26th and 1st in India and Botswana, respectively. Check India vs Botswana comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.3 months in Chennai compared to 1.2 months in Gaborone. Chennai ranked 2nd best city to live in India vs Gaborone ranked 1st in Botswana, while ranked 3652nd and 4718th among best cities to live in the world.

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Chennai Gaborone
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.21
$8.44
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$13.1
$29.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.6
$5.64
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.51
$1.5
 Cappuccino
$1.88
$2.19
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.42
$0.84
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$182
$256
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$112
$193
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$362
$623
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$216
$413
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$26.9
$30.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$41.3
$45.7
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$8.78
$56.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
7.62%
10.65%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2011
$1608
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$686
$881
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.25
$0.48
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$13.4
$16.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$2.71
$18.5
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.31
$0.86
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.65
$1.09
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.49
$0.67
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.58
$1.04
🥚 Eggs, x12
$0.86
$2.24
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.66
$5.61
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.78
$4.54
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.84
$5.36
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.54
$1.6
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.74
$1.43
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.32
$2.24
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.51
$1.22
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.47
$1.15
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.41
$1.42
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.24
$0.6
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.12
$1.4
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.36
$6.08
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.95
$1.28
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.75
$3.46
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$0.97
$3.6
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.63
$2.93
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.92
$1.55
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.77
$1.26
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$16.4
$32.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$2.67
$5.53
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$13.1
$23.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.93
$4.82
👖 Brand Jeans
$27.5
$40.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$40.3
$64.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$71.7
$156
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1266
$4028

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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
50 km or 31 mi Molepolole
$616
67 km or 42 mi Lobatse
$615
67 km or 42 mi Kanye
$641
136 km or 84 mi Mmabatho
$762
174 km or 108 mi Rustenburg
$881
196 km or 122 mi Mahalapye
$544
215 km or 134 mi Brits
$763
257 km or 160 mi Klerksdorp
$629
258 km or 160 mi Potchefstroom
$639
259 km or 161 mi Pretoria
$835
264 km or 164 mi Randburg
$776
265 km or 165 mi Palapye
$506
266 km or 165 mi Centurion
$734
266 km or 165 mi Soweto
$897
266 km or 165 mi Serowe
$527
269 km or 167 mi Sandton
$907
275 km or 171 mi Johannesburg
$935
296 km or 184 mi Benoni
$821
298 km or 185 mi Vanderbijlpark
$852
302 km or 188 mi Vereeniging
$728
310 km or 193 mi Springs
$766
358 km or 222 mi Kroonstad
$770
379 km or 235 mi Welkom
$708
380 km or 236 mi Middelburg
$822
407 km or 253 mi Bethal
$760
421 km or 261 mi Francistown
$544
468 km or 291 mi Kimberley
$785
495 km or 308 mi Bloemfontein
$696
514 km or 319 mi Butha-Buthe
$579
531 km or 330 mi Teyateyaneng
$579
540 km or 336 mi Maseru
$593
559 km or 347 mi Mbabane
$722
569 km or 354 mi Bulawayo
$775
584 km or 363 mi Manzini
$733
589 km or 366 mi Mafeteng
$579
597 km or 371 mi Vryheid
$835
628 km or 390 mi Upington
$815
675 km or 419 mi Matola
$1058
685 km or 425 mi Maputo
$1049
705 km or 438 mi Gweru
$754