Chennai vs Leipzig - Cost of Living Comparison

Chennai Leipzig
🚶 Cost of living one person
$425
$1178
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1030
$3200
🏠 One person rent
$162
$551
🏘️ Family rent
$296
$1341
🍽️ Food expenses
$162
$355
🚐 Transport expenses
$63.2
$168
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$568
$2346
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Good
✈️ Airport proximity
16 km
14 km
🎓 Higher education
77
70
😀 Quality of life
67
92
🏙️ Population
10.3M
597K

The cost of living in Chennai is 64% less expensive than in Leipzig. Cities ranked 8684th and 4069th ($425 vs $1178) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 26th and 602nd in India and Germany, respectively. Check India vs Germany comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.3 months in Chennai compared to 2 months in Leipzig. Chennai ranked 2nd best city to live in India vs Leipzig ranked 11th in Germany, while ranked 3652nd and 68th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Chennai vs Leipzig

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Chennai Leipzig
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.21
$9.25
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$13.1
$50.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.6
$8.12
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.51
$4.09
 Cappuccino
$1.88
$3.11
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.42
$2.67
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$182
$479
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$112
$337
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$362
$1543
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$216
$958
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$26.9
$146
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$41.3
$227
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$8.78
$39.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
7.62%
1.79%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2011
$6191
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$686
$2669
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.25
$3.07
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$13.4
$82.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$2.71
$23.9
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.31
$2.23
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.65
$0.98
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.49
$1.43
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.58
$1.79
🥚 Eggs, x12
$0.86
$2.18
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.66
$11.7
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.78
$7.19
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.84
$13.2
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.54
$2.27
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.74
$1.66
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.32
$1.97
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.51
$1.08
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.47
$1.45
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.41
$0.97
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.24
$0.38
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.12
$1.78
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.36
$4.12
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.95
$0.57
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.75
$7.77
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$0.97
$9.32
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.63
$1.9
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.92
$1.02
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.77
$1.25
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$16.4
$27.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$2.67
$10.3
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$13.1
$33.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.93
$18.3
👖 Brand Jeans
$27.5
$56.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$40.3
$84.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$71.7
$200
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1266
$7514

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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 Leipzig

Distance City Cost of living
6.2 km or 3.8 mi Markkleeberg
$1217
22 km or 13 mi Delitzsch
$1213
26 km or 16 mi Grimma
$1218
27 km or 17 mi Merseburg
$1214
32 km or 20 mi Bitterfeld-Wolfen
$1216
33 km or 20 mi Weienfels
$1218
33 km or 21 mi Halle
$950
36 km or 22 mi Halle-Neustadt
$1220
36 km or 22 mi Zeitz
$1214
39 km or 24 mi Altenburg
$1175
45 km or 28 mi Naumburg
$1217
50 km or 31 mi Torgau
$1213
54 km or 34 mi Kothen
$1222
55 km or 34 mi Gera
$992
56 km or 35 mi Dobeln
$1216
57 km or 35 mi Dessau-Rolau
$1219
58 km or 36 mi Glauchau
$1215
58 km or 36 mi Limbach-Oberfrohna
$1216
61 km or 38 mi Eisleben
$1215
62 km or 39 mi Wittenberg
$1214
63 km or 39 mi Riesa
$1214
67 km or 41 mi Werdau
$1217
67 km or 42 mi Chemnitz
$1044
69 km or 43 mi Bernburg
$1285
69 km or 43 mi Zwickau
$969
70 km or 43 mi Apolda
$1217
72 km or 45 mi Jena
$1164
74 km or 46 mi Zerbst
$1215
77 km or 48 mi Greiz
$1217
77 km or 48 mi Sangerhausen
$1220
78 km or 49 mi Meissen
$1217
79 km or 49 mi Aschersleben
$1217
80 km or 50 mi Reichenbach im Vogtland
$1215
82 km or 51 mi Freiberg
$1136
82 km or 51 mi Stafurt
$1212
84 km or 52 mi Weimar
$1218
86 km or 54 mi Coswig
$1219
88 km or 54 mi Schonebeck
$1215
93 km or 58 mi Radebeul
$1215
94 km or 59 mi Annaberg-Buchholz
$1032