Chennai vs Nagoya - Cost of Living Comparison

Chennai Nagoya
🚶 Cost of living one person
$425
$1337
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1030
$4596
🏠 One person rent
$162
$595
🏘️ Family rent
$296
$2277
🍽️ Food expenses
$162
$393
🚐 Transport expenses
$63.2
$254
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$568
$2414
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
16 km
15 km
🎓 Higher education
77
92
😀 Quality of life
67
93
🏙️ Population
10.3M
2.33M

The cost of living in Chennai is 68% less expensive than in Nagoya. Cities ranked 8684th and 3071st ($425 vs $1337) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 26th and 6th in India and Japan, respectively. Check India vs Japan comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.3 months in Chennai compared to 1.8 months in Nagoya. Chennai ranked 2nd best city to live in India vs Nagoya ranked 4th in Japan, while ranked 3652nd and 41st among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Chennai vs Nagoya

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Chennai Nagoya
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.21
$5.79
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$13.1
$25.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.6
$5.2
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.51
$3.33
 Cappuccino
$1.88
$3.13
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.42
$1.12
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$182
$760
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$112
$401
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$362
$2172
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$216
$2092
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$26.9
$87.3
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$41.3
$134
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$8.78
$34.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
7.62%
1%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2011
$3557
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$686
$2047
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.25
$1.75
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$13.4
$75.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$2.71
$29.7
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.31
$1.17
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.65
$1.53
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.49
$1.75
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.58
$3.61
🥚 Eggs, x12
$0.86
$1.95
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.66
$15.9
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.78
$7.61
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.84
$16.6
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.54
$4.42
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.74
$2.52
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.32
$3.99
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.51
$4.71
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.47
$2.52
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.41
$2.17
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.24
$0.5
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.12
$1.6
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.36
$8.8
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.95
$1.96
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.75
$3.61
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$0.97
$12.8
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.63
$3.11
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.92
$0.98
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.77
$1.54
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$16.4
$67.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$2.67
$13.2
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$13.1
$18.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.93
$15.9
👖 Brand Jeans
$27.5
$49.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$40.3
$53.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$71.7
$668
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1266
$13550

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$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 Nagoya

Distance City Cost of living
9.1 km or 5.7 mi Toyoake
$1022
9.3 km or 5.8 mi Nisshin
$1025
11 km or 6.9 mi Togo
$1025
12 km or 7.2 mi Tokai
$1024
12 km or 7.2 mi Obu
$1027
12 km or 7.4 mi Kiyosu
$1022
12 km or 7.6 mi Oharu
$1024
13 km or 8 mi Nagakute
$1022
13 km or 8.2 mi Miyoshi
$1021
13 km or 8.3 mi Kanie
$1020
14 km or 8.9 mi Chita
$1024
14 km or 8.9 mi Owariasahi
$1022
15 km or 9.4 mi Kasugai
$955
16 km or 9.8 mi Higashiura
$1020
16 km or 10 mi Kitanagoya
$1025
16 km or 10 mi Kariya
$1035
17 km or 10 mi Ama
$1024
18 km or 11 mi Seto
$1027
19 km or 12 mi Aisai
$1020
19 km or 12 mi Komaki
$1034
19 km or 12 mi Iwakura
$1019
20 km or 12 mi Tsushima
$1019
20 km or 12 mi Yatomi
$1024
20 km or 13 mi Inazawa
$1028
21 km or 13 mi Agui
$1020
21 km or 13 mi Toyota
$1155
21 km or 13 mi Chiryu
$1021
21 km or 13 mi Takahama
$1019
22 km or 13 mi Anjo
$1044
23 km or 15 mi Kuwana
$1031
24 km or 15 mi Ichinomiya
$1141
24 km or 15 mi Oguchi
$1023
24 km or 15 mi Handa
$1026
25 km or 15 mi Konan
$1023
27 km or 17 mi Hekinan
$1024
27 km or 17 mi Fuso
$1019
27 km or 17 mi Tokoname
$1021
28 km or 18 mi Okazaki
$1044
29 km or 18 mi Kaizu
$1021
30 km or 18 mi Taketoyo
$1021