Chennai vs Hamilton - Cost of Living Comparison

Chennai Hamilton
🚶 Cost of living one person
$425
$1926
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1030
$4430
🏠 One person rent
$162
$1159
🏘️ Family rent
$296
$2043
🍽️ Food expenses
$162
$529
🚐 Transport expenses
$63.2
$127
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$568
$2978
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Good
✈️ Airport proximity
16 km
11 km
🎓 Higher education
77
73
😀 Quality of life
67
88
🏙️ Population
10.3M
537K

The cost of living in Chennai is 78% less expensive than in Hamilton. Cities ranked 8684th and 1731st ($425 vs $1926) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 26th and 23rd 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 1.5 months in Hamilton. Chennai ranked 2nd best city to live in India vs Hamilton ranked 15th in Canada, while ranked 3652nd and 155th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Chennai vs Hamilton

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Chennai Hamilton
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.21
$14.9
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$13.1
$62.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.6
$9.37
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.51
$4.93
 Cappuccino
$1.88
$3.56
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.42
$1.89
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$182
$1125
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$112
$988
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$362
$1854
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$216
$1855
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$26.9
$80.3
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$41.3
$125
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$8.78
$63.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
7.62%
4.38%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2011
$4710
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$686
$4616
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.25
$2.52
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$13.4
$86.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$2.71
$14.6
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.31
$1.54
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.65
$1.66
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.49
$2.58
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.58
$3.17
🥚 Eggs, x12
$0.86
$3.13
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.66
$14.7
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.78
$12.6
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.84
$14.2
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.54
$4.12
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.74
$1.54
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.32
$3.41
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.51
$3.61
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.47
$1.96
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.41
$2.47
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.24
$1.15
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.12
$1.74
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.36
$11.7
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.95
$2.01
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.75
$11.4
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$0.97
$6.89
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.63
$4.68
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.92
$2.45
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.77
$1.75
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$16.4
$37.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$2.67
$12
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$13.1
$50.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.93
$14.5
👖 Brand Jeans
$27.5
$50
👟 Brand Sneakers
$40.3
$78.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$71.7
$879
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1266
$11824

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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

Cities near Hamilton

Distance City Cost of living
9.4 km or 5.9 mi Burlington
$2146
26 km or 16 mi Oakville
$2191
32 km or 20 mi Brantford
$1816
38 km or 23 mi Cambridge
$1699
42 km or 26 mi Mississauga
$2225
42 km or 26 mi Halton Hills
$1700
45 km or 28 mi Guelph
$1800
48 km or 30 mi Brampton
$1957
52 km or 32 mi St. Catharines
$1822
54 km or 34 mi Kitchener
$1693
57 km or 36 mi Waterloo
$1907
60 km or 37 mi Welland
$1715
60 km or 37 mi Toronto
$2286
67 km or 42 mi Niagara Falls
$1756
71 km or 44 mi Vaughan
$2378
71 km or 44 mi Niagara Falls
$1398
76 km or 47 mi Orangeville
$1894
78 km or 49 mi Richmond Hill
$2166
79 km or 49 mi Grand Island
$1940
85 km or 53 mi North Tonawanda
$1948
86 km or 53 mi Markham
$2466
90 km or 56 mi Stratford
$1754
92 km or 57 mi Buffalo
$1690
92 km or 57 mi Amherst
$1942
92 km or 57 mi New Tecumseth
$1701
95 km or 59 mi Ajax
$2264
97 km or 60 mi Lockport
$1940
98 km or 61 mi West Seneca
$1945
99 km or 62 mi Cheektowaga
$1942
100 km or 62 mi Hamburg
$1904
107 km or 67 mi Orchard Park
$1941
108 km or 67 mi Lancaster
$1934
108 km or 67 mi Clarence
$1938
109 km or 68 mi Oshawa
$1649
116 km or 72 mi London
$1712
127 km or 79 mi Erie
$1580
127 km or 79 mi Barrie
$1447
139 km or 86 mi Jamestown
$1948
154 km or 96 mi Orillia
$1869
169 km or 105 mi Owen Sound
$1832