Chennai vs Palermo - Cost of Living Comparison

Chennai Palermo
🚶 Cost of living one person
$425
$984
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1030
$2420
🏠 One person rent
$162
$432
🏘️ Family rent
$296
$695
🍽️ Food expenses
$162
$331
🚐 Transport expenses
$63.2
$95.7
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$568
$1308
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
16 km
4 km
🎓 Higher education
77
19
😀 Quality of life
67
76
🏙️ Population
10.3M
668K

The cost of living in Chennai is 57% less expensive than in Palermo. Cities ranked 8684th and 5416th ($425 vs $984) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 26th and 126th in India and Italy, respectively. Check India vs Italy comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.3 months in Chennai compared to 1.3 months in Palermo. Chennai ranked 2nd best city to live in India vs Palermo ranked 20th in Italy, while ranked 3652nd and 594th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Chennai vs Palermo

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Chennai Palermo
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.21
$8.3
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$13.1
$39.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.6
$8.06
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.51
$4
 Cappuccino
$1.88
$1.48
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.42
$1.73
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$182
$443
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$112
$297
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$362
$718
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$216
$504
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$26.9
$78.2
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$41.3
$121
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$8.78
$26.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
7.62%
2.17%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2011
$1666
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$686
$1293
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.25
$1.52
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$13.4
$39.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$2.71
$12.2
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.31
$1.93
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.65
$0.92
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.49
$1.27
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.58
$1.28
🥚 Eggs, x12
$0.86
$2.67
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.66
$11.2
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.78
$8.09
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.84
$12.7
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.54
$1.76
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.74
$1.34
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.32
$1.34
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.51
$1.8
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.47
$1
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.41
$1.05
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.24
$0.21
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.12
$2.05
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.36
$5.08
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.95
$1.37
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.75
$5.63
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$0.97
$9.36
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.63
$2.44
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.92
$1.78
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.77
$1.76
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$16.4
$38.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$2.67
$7.86
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$13.1
$80.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.93
$10.5
👖 Brand Jeans
$27.5
$76.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$40.3
$93.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$71.7
$306
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1266
$8480

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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

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Distance City Cost of living
75 km or 46 mi Trapani
$909
89 km or 55 mi Marsala
$1106
91 km or 57 mi Agrigento
$954
140 km or 87 mi Niscemi
$1103
140 km or 87 mi Gela
$987
166 km or 103 mi Catania
$1055
179 km or 111 mi Ragusa
$873
192 km or 119 mi Messina
$822
200 km or 124 mi Reggio Calabria
$848
206 km or 128 mi Syracuse
$908
246 km or 153 mi Vibo Valentia
$1107
258 km or 160 mi St. Paul's Bay
$1139
263 km or 163 mi Naxxar
$1250
264 km or 164 mi Mosta
$1170
265 km or 164 mi San Gwann
$1333
265 km or 165 mi Sliema
$1405
265 km or 165 mi Birkirkara
$1388
266 km or 165 mi Gzira
$1531
267 km or 166 mi Valletta
$1534
270 km or 168 mi Zabbar
$1032
272 km or 169 mi Marsaskala
$1242
273 km or 169 mi Lamezia Terme
$993
283 km or 176 mi Cosenza
$967
294 km or 183 mi Catanzaro
$990
297 km or 185 mi Nabeul
$372
300 km or 186 mi Amalfi
$1162
301 km or 187 mi La Marsa
$492
303 km or 188 mi Castellammare di Stabia
$1099
309 km or 192 mi Salerno
$1112
312 km or 194 mi Naples
$1085
312 km or 194 mi Aryanah
$426
317 km or 197 mi Tunis
$489
321 km or 199 mi Bizerte
$384
321 km or 200 mi Giugliano in Campania
$1112
324 km or 201 mi Frattamaggiore
$897
335 km or 208 mi Avellino
$906
338 km or 210 mi Aversa
$971
339 km or 210 mi Caserta
$1043
339 km or 210 mi Santa Maria Capua Vetere
$1095
344 km or 214 mi Crotone
$1157