Chennai vs Nicosia - Cost of Living Comparison

Chennai Nicosia
🚶 Cost of living one person
$425
$1164
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1030
$2822
🏠 One person rent
$162
$593
🏘️ Family rent
$296
$1093
🍽️ Food expenses
$162
$381
🚐 Transport expenses
$63.2
$73.6
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$568
$1370
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
16 km
12 km
🎓 Higher education
77
68
😀 Quality of life
67
80
🏙️ Population
10.3M
330K

The cost of living in Chennai is 63% less expensive than in Nicosia. Cities ranked 8684th and 4113th ($425 vs $1164) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 26th and 3rd in India and Cyprus, respectively. Check India vs Cyprus comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.3 months in Chennai compared to 1.2 months in Nicosia. Chennai ranked 2nd best city to live in India vs Nicosia ranked 1st in Cyprus, while ranked 3652nd and 343rd among best cities to live in the world.

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Chennai Nicosia
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.21
$13.2
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$13.1
$51.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.6
$6.18
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.51
$4.1
 Cappuccino
$1.88
$3.3
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.42
$1.39
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$182
$554
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$112
$451
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$362
$1126
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$216
$871
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$26.9
$90.4
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$41.3
$140
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$8.78
$30.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
7.62%
2.57%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2011
$2161
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$686
$1540
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.25
$1.52
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$13.4
$40.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$2.71
$14.2
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.31
$1.47
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.65
$1.39
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.49
$1.7
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.58
$2.39
🥚 Eggs, x12
$0.86
$3.01
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.66
$10.3
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.78
$7.14
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.84
$9.4
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.54
$2.78
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.74
$1.64
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.32
$1.98
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.51
$2.01
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.47
$0.91
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.41
$0.87
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.24
$0.76
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.12
$1.95
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.36
$7.09
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.95
$1.29
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.75
$5.15
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$0.97
$6.76
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.63
$3.75
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.92
$1.89
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.77
$2.88
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$16.4
$58.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$2.67
$9.78
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$13.1
$50.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.93
$10.3
👖 Brand Jeans
$27.5
$81.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$40.3
$83.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$71.7
$351
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1266
$6520

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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 Nicosia

Distance City Cost of living
17 km or 11 mi Dali
$930
19 km or 12 mi Kyrenia
$754
32 km or 20 mi Aradippou
$900
37 km or 23 mi Larnaca
$1234
54 km or 33 mi Famagusta
$722
58 km or 36 mi Paralimni
$1023
63 km or 39 mi Limassol
$1520
65 km or 41 mi Ypsonas
$943
96 km or 60 mi Paphos
$1023
164 km or 102 mi Mut
$318
196 km or 122 mi Alanya
$400
213 km or 132 mi Mersin
$441
224 km or 139 mi Latakia
$395
224 km or 139 mi Karaman
$364
238 km or 148 mi Tarsus
$337
240 km or 149 mi Tripoli
$926
243 km or 151 mi Beirut
$1409
246 km or 153 mi Jounieh
$1187
257 km or 160 mi Samandag
$320
259 km or 161 mi Sidon
$806
267 km or 166 mi Eregli
$356
269 km or 167 mi Adana
$192
271 km or 168 mi Tyre
$1679
276 km or 171 mi Zahle
$1189
276 km or 172 mi Antakya
$399
286 km or 178 mi Iskenderun
$368
289 km or 180 mi Nahariya
$1643
296 km or 184 mi Acre
$1281
297 km or 185 mi Ma'alot-Tarshiha
$1647
298 km or 185 mi Kiryat Shmona
$1571
302 km or 187 mi Ceyhan
$321
303 km or 188 mi Haifa
$1568
304 km or 189 mi Kiryat Yam
$1644
304 km or 189 mi Kiryat Bialik
$1666
304 km or 189 mi Kiryat Motzkin
$1593
308 km or 191 mi Idlib
$467
308 km or 191 mi Hama
$481
308 km or 191 mi Antalya
$461
308 km or 192 mi Karmiel
$1669
309 km or 192 mi Kiryat Ata
$1341