Chennai vs Maseru - Cost of Living Comparison

Chennai Maseru
🚶 Cost of living one person
$425
$593
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1030
$1496
🏠 One person rent
$162
$265
🏘️ Family rent
$296
$585
🍽️ Food expenses
$162
$240
🚐 Transport expenses
$63.2
$34.1
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$568
$1198
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
16 km
18 km
🎓 Higher education
77
15
😀 Quality of life
67
23
🏙️ Population
10.3M
331K

The cost of living in Chennai is 28% less expensive than in Maseru. Cities ranked 8684th and 7476th ($425 vs $593) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 26th and 1st in India and Lesotho, respectively. Check India vs Lesotho comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.3 months in Chennai compared to 2 months in Maseru. Chennai ranked 2nd best city to live in India vs Maseru ranked 1st in Lesotho, while ranked 3652nd and 8909th among best cities to live in the world.

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Chennai Maseru
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.21
$2.99
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$13.1
$24.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.6
$12
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.51
$0.92
 Cappuccino
$1.88
$1.5
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.42
$0.73
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$182
$271
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$112
$159
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$362
$776
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$216
$409
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$26.9
$36.7
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$41.3
$56.7
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$8.78
$46.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
7.62%
9.93%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2011
$930
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$686
$531
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.25
$0.48
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$13.4
$17.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$2.71
$6.7
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.31
$0.84
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.65
$1.08
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.49
$0.8
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.58
$1.52
🥚 Eggs, x12
$0.86
$1.35
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.66
$4.38
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.78
$2.98
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.84
$5.11
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.54
$1.26
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.74
$1.43
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.32
$1.8
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.51
$1.57
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.47
$1.52
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.41
$1.35
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.24
$0.67
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.12
$1.2
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.36
$4.48
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.95
$1.15
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.75
$2.35
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$0.97
$3.13
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.63
$2.8
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.92
$1.47
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.77
$1.09
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$16.4
$26
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$2.67
$4.52
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$13.1
$18.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.93
$4.05
👖 Brand Jeans
$27.5
$39.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$40.3
$50.5
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$71.7
$32.8
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1266
$717

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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

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Distance City Cost of living
30 km or 19 mi Teyateyaneng
$579
61 km or 38 mi Mafeteng
$579
94 km or 58 mi Butha-Buthe
$579
125 km or 78 mi Bloemfontein
$696
165 km or 103 mi Welkom
$708
187 km or 116 mi Kroonstad
$770
272 km or 169 mi Kimberley
$785
280 km or 174 mi Mthatha
$760
283 km or 176 mi Klerksdorp
$629
286 km or 178 mi Pietermaritzburg
$685
291 km or 181 mi Potchefstroom
$639
292 km or 182 mi Vanderbijlpark
$852
294 km or 182 mi Komani
$761
296 km or 184 mi Vereeniging
$728
341 km or 212 mi Soweto
$897
348 km or 216 mi Durban
$827
350 km or 217 mi Johannesburg
$935
353 km or 219 mi Springs
$766
357 km or 222 mi Benoni
$821
361 km or 224 mi Sandton
$907
361 km or 225 mi Randburg
$776
366 km or 227 mi Vryheid
$835
372 km or 231 mi Bethal
$760
390 km or 242 mi Centurion
$734
394 km or 245 mi Bhisho
$783
402 km or 250 mi Pretoria
$835
406 km or 252 mi Rustenburg
$881
410 km or 255 mi East London
$800
412 km or 256 mi Brits
$763
426 km or 264 mi Mmabatho
$762
440 km or 274 mi Middelburg
$822
453 km or 281 mi Makhanda
$766
489 km or 304 mi Lobatse
$615
491 km or 305 mi Mbabane
$722
495 km or 307 mi Manzini
$733
525 km or 326 mi Kanye
$641
532 km or 330 mi Uitenhage
$579
540 km or 336 mi Gaborone
$668
547 km or 340 mi Port Elizabeth
$905
580 km or 360 mi Molepolole
$616