Chennai vs Mexico City - Cost of Living Comparison

Chennai Mexico City
🚶 Cost of living one person
$425
$941
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1030
$2223
🏠 One person rent
$162
$491
🏘️ Family rent
$296
$851
🍽️ Food expenses
$162
$289
🚐 Transport expenses
$63.2
$76.6
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$568
$671
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
16 km
8 km
🎓 Higher education
77
92
😀 Quality of life
67
69
🏙️ Population
10.3M
8.92M

The cost of living in Chennai is 55% less expensive than in Mexico City. Cities ranked 8684th and 5577th ($425 vs $941) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 26th and 2nd in India and Mexico, respectively. Check India vs Mexico comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.3 months in Chennai compared to 0.7 months in Mexico City. Chennai ranked 2nd best city to live in India vs Mexico City ranked 1st in Mexico, while ranked 3652nd and 2640th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Chennai vs Mexico City

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Chennai Mexico City
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.21
$8.15
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$13.1
$27.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.6
$6.48
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.51
$2.57
 Cappuccino
$1.88
$3.38
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.42
$0.97
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$182
$676
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$112
$376
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$362
$1174
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$216
$681
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$26.9
$32.8
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$41.3
$49.6
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$8.78
$22.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
7.62%
10.34%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2011
$2688
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$686
$1604
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.25
$0.29
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$13.4
$18.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$2.71
$4.39
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.31
$1.1
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.65
$1.21
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.49
$1.5
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.58
$1.25
🥚 Eggs, x12
$0.86
$1.73
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.66
$7.05
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.78
$5.8
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.84
$8.97
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.54
$2.23
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.74
$1.23
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.32
$1.27
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.51
$1.27
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.47
$1.38
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.41
$1.26
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.24
$0.51
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.12
$1.58
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.36
$12.8
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.95
$1.2
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.75
$3.42
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$0.97
$4.74
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.63
$2.92
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.92
$2.01
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.77
$1.87
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$16.4
$52.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$2.67
$4.41
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$13.1
$30.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.93
$11.3
👖 Brand Jeans
$27.5
$47.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$40.3
$79.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$71.7
$325
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1266
$7026

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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 Mexico City

Distance City Cost of living
11 km or 7.1 mi Naucalpan
$752
14 km or 8.7 mi Tlalnepantla
$794
17 km or 10 mi Ciudad Nezahualcoyotl
$622
19 km or 12 mi Ciudad Lopez Mateos
$855
22 km or 14 mi Ecatepec de Morelos
$752
25 km or 16 mi Tultitlan de Mariano Escobedo
$659
25 km or 16 mi Chicoloapan de Juarez
$623
26 km or 16 mi Cuautitlan Izcalli
$545
29 km or 18 mi Texcoco de Mora
$626
30 km or 19 mi Tultepec
$627
31 km or 19 mi Chalco de Diaz Covarrubias
$646
42 km or 26 mi Zumpango
$628
55 km or 34 mi Toluca
$628
56 km or 35 mi Cuernavaca
$661
60 km or 37 mi Jiutepec
$638
70 km or 44 mi Cuautla
$562
89 km or 55 mi Pachuca
$492
93 km or 58 mi Atlixco
$628
105 km or 65 mi San Jose Villa de Allende
$625
106 km or 66 mi Puebla
$657
107 km or 67 mi Taxco
$629
126 km or 79 mi Iguala
$614
140 km or 87 mi San Juan del Rio
$646
184 km or 114 mi Queretaro
$736
192 km or 119 mi Teziutlan
$630
211 km or 131 mi Chilpancingo
$421
213 km or 132 mi Tehuacan
$488
214 km or 133 mi Celaya
$512
216 km or 134 mi Poza Rica
$716
217 km or 135 mi Morelia
$599
224 km or 139 mi Cortazar
$627
224 km or 139 mi Orizaba
$648
225 km or 140 mi Yuriria
$629
229 km or 143 mi Coatepec
$574
234 km or 145 mi Xalapa
$486
236 km or 146 mi San Miguel de Allende
$827
239 km or 149 mi Cordoba
$934
250 km or 155 mi Salamanca
$472
269 km or 167 mi Irapuato
$526
281 km or 174 mi Zacapu
$669