Chennai vs Mbuji-Mayi - Cost of Living Comparison

Chennai Mbuji-Mayi
🚶 Cost of living one person
$425
$950
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1030
$2352
🏠 One person rent
$162
$468
🏘️ Family rent
$296
$1057
🍽️ Food expenses
$162
$292
🚐 Transport expenses
$63.2
$124
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$568
$315
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
16 km
3 km
🎓 Higher education
77
10
😀 Quality of life
67
14
🏙️ Population
10.3M
1.56M

The cost of living in Chennai is 55% less expensive than in Mbuji-Mayi. Cities ranked 8684th and 5515th ($425 vs $950) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 26th and 5th in India and the DR Congo, respectively. Check India vs the DR Congo comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.3 months in Chennai compared to 0.3 months in Mbuji-Mayi. Chennai ranked 2nd best city to live in India vs Mbuji-Mayi ranked 4th in the DR Congo, while ranked 3652nd and 9114th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Chennai vs Mbuji-Mayi

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Chennai Mbuji-Mayi
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.21
$8.25
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$13.1
$21.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.6
$6.24
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.51
$1.94
 Cappuccino
$1.88
$3.97
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.42
$1.43
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$182
$286
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$112
$235
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$362
$1171
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$216
$628
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$26.9
$188
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$41.3
$286
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$8.78
$34.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
7.62%
11.91%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2011
$1287
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$686
$717
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.25
$0.24
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$13.4
$84.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$2.71
$6.29
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.31
$0.88
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.65
$1.17
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.49
$1.41
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.58
$1.14
🥚 Eggs, x12
$0.86
$2.5
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.66
$7.43
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.78
$4.64
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.84
$6.21
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.54
$3
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.74
$0.99
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.32
$1.01
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.51
$1.78
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.47
$1.25
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.41
$1.97
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.24
$1.31
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.12
$1.96
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.36
$10
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.95
$1.32
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.75
$3.5
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$0.97
$2.98
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.63
$3.64
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.92
$1.66
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.77
$1.12
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$16.4
$64.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$2.67
$3.09
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$13.1
$42.4
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.93
$4.78
👖 Brand Jeans
$27.5
$30.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$40.3
$41.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$71.7
$83.5
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1266
$1400

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$335
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$335
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$335
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$348
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$339
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$278
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$301
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$271
354 km or 220 mi Machilipatnam
$282
357 km or 222 mi Guntur
$294
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$340
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$424
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$348
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$338
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$345
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$329
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$361
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$360
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$346
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$333
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$297
463 km or 288 mi Khammam
$277
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$336
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$350
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$339
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$282
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$263

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$854
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$864
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$964
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$965
436 km or 271 mi Kindu
$861
543 km or 337 mi Kikwit
$865
551 km or 342 mi Kolwezi
$906
619 km or 385 mi Kalemie
$859
641 km or 398 mi Likasi
$890
684 km or 425 mi Uvira
$911
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$513
708 km or 440 mi Bukavu
$845
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$625
722 km or 448 mi Makamba
$481
726 km or 451 mi Bubanza
$482
748 km or 465 mi Luena
$1047
749 km or 465 mi Lubumbashi
$1009
751 km or 467 mi Rutana
$482
759 km or 472 mi Kisangani
$923
763 km or 474 mi Gitega
$473
777 km or 483 mi Ngozi
$481
781 km or 486 mi Kibuye
$663
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$578
794 km or 493 mi Ruyigi
$481
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$628
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$584
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$1151
831 km or 516 mi Muyinga
$481
845 km or 525 mi Ruhengeri
$600
854 km or 530 mi Kigali
$677
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$1117
878 km or 545 mi Byumba
$668
879 km or 546 mi Mufulira
$1724
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$1228
906 km or 563 mi Mbandaka
$906
933 km or 580 mi Bumba
$853
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$1085
940 km or 584 mi Butembo
$869
940 km or 584 mi Ndola
$1233
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$560