Chennai vs Harare - Cost of Living Comparison

Chennai Harare
🚶 Cost of living one person
$425
$882
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1030
$2429
🏠 One person rent
$162
$360
🏘️ Family rent
$296
$824
🍽️ Food expenses
$162
$306
🚐 Transport expenses
$63.2
$150
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$568
$271
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
16 km
12 km
🎓 Higher education
77
36
😀 Quality of life
67
47
🏙️ Population
10.3M
2.15M

The cost of living in Chennai is 52% less expensive than in Harare. Cities ranked 8684th and 5800th ($425 vs $882) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 26th and 1st in India and Zimbabwe, respectively. Check India vs Zimbabwe comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.3 months in Chennai compared to 0.3 months in Harare. Chennai ranked 2nd best city to live in India vs Harare ranked 1st in Zimbabwe, while ranked 3652nd and 6425th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Chennai vs Harare

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Chennai Harare
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.21
$8.91
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$13.1
$39.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.6
$6.06
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.51
$1.1
 Cappuccino
$1.88
$2.28
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.42
$0.77
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$182
$238
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$112
$207
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$362
$752
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$216
$630
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$26.9
$41.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$41.3
$64
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$8.78
$105
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
7.62%
14.12%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2011
$1334
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$686
$1514
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.25
$0.75
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$13.4
$30.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$2.71
$19.2
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.31
$1.47
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.65
$1.62
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.49
$0.99
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.58
$1.5
🥚 Eggs, x12
$0.86
$1.82
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.66
$8.03
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.78
$4.83
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.84
$4.75
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.54
$2.95
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.74
$1.58
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.32
$1.97
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.51
$1.47
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.47
$1.64
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.41
$1.41
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.24
$0.65
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.12
$2.29
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.36
$7.03
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.95
$1.17
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.75
$2.02
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$0.97
$5.78
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.63
$9.02
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.92
$2.93
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.77
$1.14
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$16.4
$36.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$2.67
$7.05
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$13.1
$37.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.93
$7.99
👖 Brand Jeans
$27.5
$18.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$40.3
$40.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$71.7
$287
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1266
$8475

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159 km or 99 mi Cuddalore
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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
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$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
18 km or 11 mi Chitungwiza
$784
66 km or 41 mi Marondera
$714
105 km or 65 mi Chinhoyi
$752
133 km or 83 mi Kadoma
$677
165 km or 103 mi Kwekwe
$763
213 km or 132 mi Mutare
$760
223 km or 138 mi Gweru
$754
251 km or 156 mi Masvingo
$825
291 km or 181 mi Chimoio
$1028
328 km or 204 mi Tete
$989
369 km or 229 mi Bulawayo
$775
399 km or 248 mi Lusaka
$732
447 km or 278 mi Choma
$1136
458 km or 284 mi Beira
$990
478 km or 297 mi Blantyre
$542
498 km or 309 mi Kapiri Mposhi
$1168
510 km or 317 mi Ntcheu
$550
514 km or 319 mi Mulanje
$558
518 km or 322 mi Lilongwe
$579
525 km or 326 mi Francistown
$544
531 km or 330 mi Zomba
$558
549 km or 341 mi Livingstone
$1152
584 km or 363 mi Mangochi
$551
588 km or 365 mi Monkey Bay
$556
599 km or 372 mi Ndola
$1233
618 km or 384 mi Quelimane
$1023
635 km or 394 mi Kitwe
$1228
659 km or 409 mi Mufulira
$1724
665 km or 413 mi Palapye
$506
679 km or 422 mi Serowe
$527
680 km or 422 mi Chingola
$1117
714 km or 444 mi Mzimba
$551
734 km or 456 mi Mahalapye
$544
775 km or 482 mi Mansa
$1151
778 km or 484 mi Mzuzu
$546
786 km or 489 mi Lubumbashi
$1009
847 km or 526 mi Xai-Xai
$1114
847 km or 526 mi Kasama
$1156
892 km or 554 mi Likasi
$890
898 km or 558 mi Middelburg
$822