Chennai vs Port Vila - Cost of Living Comparison

Chennai Port Vila
🚶 Cost of living one person
$425
$1635
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1030
$3900
🏠 One person rent
$162
$983
🏘️ Family rent
$296
$1996
🍽️ Food expenses
$162
$516
🚐 Transport expenses
$63.2
$44.1
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$568
$671
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
16 km
6 km
🎓 Higher education
77
1
😀 Quality of life
67
38
🏙️ Population
10.3M
51.4K

The cost of living in Chennai is 74% less expensive than in Port Vila. Cities ranked 8684th and 2358th ($425 vs $1635) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 26th and 2nd in India and Vanuatu, respectively. Check India vs Vanuatu comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.3 months in Chennai compared to 0.4 months in Port Vila. Chennai ranked 2nd best city to live in India vs Port Vila ranked 1st in Vanuatu, while ranked 3652nd and 7427th among best cities to live in the world.

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Chennai Port Vila
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.21
$12.8
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$13.1
$54.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.6
$10.1
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.51
$3.82
 Cappuccino
$1.88
$3.29
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.42
$2.1
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$182
$982
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$112
$646
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$362
$1698
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$216
$1630
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$26.9
$158
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$41.3
$240
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$8.78
$113
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
7.62%
7.43%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2011
$994
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$686
$624
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.25
$1.28
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$13.4
$51.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$2.71
$11.1
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.31
$1.4
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.65
$1.86
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.49
$1.99
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.58
$2.06
🥚 Eggs, x12
$0.86
$3.77
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.66
$23.3
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.78
$14.9
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.84
$15.2
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.54
$4.25
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.74
$0.46
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.32
$4.2
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.51
$4.43
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.47
$2.35
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.41
$2.63
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.24
$0.83
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.12
$1.27
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.36
$12.8
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.95
$2.81
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.75
$8.7
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$0.97
$3.68
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.63
$2.83
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.92
$1.43
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.77
$1.17
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$16.4
$66.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$2.67
$6.17
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$13.1
$20.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.93
$11.3
👖 Brand Jeans
$27.5
$46.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$40.3
$103
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$71.7
$538
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1266
$5829

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$344
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$338
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$351
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$333
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$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
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$2865
526 km or 327 mi Dumbea
$1457
528 km or 328 mi Paita
$1457
538 km or 334 mi Noumea
$1559
965 km or 600 mi Nadi
$890
970 km or 603 mi Lautoka
$519
1073 km or 667 mi Suva
$793
1080 km or 671 mi Nasinu
$699
1291 km or 802 mi Honiara
$1577
1293 km or 804 mi Auki
$1581
1563 km or 971 mi Vaiaku
$536
1565 km or 972 mi Funafuti
$536
1769 km or 1099 mi Nukualofa
$958
1779 km or 1105 mi Mua
$954
1800 km or 1119 mi Hervey Bay
$1658
1829 km or 1137 mi Bundaberg
$1482
1852 km or 1151 mi Sunshine Coast
$1808
1855 km or 1152 mi Caloundra
$1630
1883 km or 1170 mi Caboolture
$1630
1895 km or 1178 mi Gladstone
$1603
1900 km or 1181 mi Southport
$1627
1901 km or 1181 mi Brisbane
$2056
1903 km or 1182 mi Gold Coast
$1776
1919 km or 1192 mi Yaren
$624
1925 km or 1196 mi Byron Bay
$2199
1932 km or 1200 mi Ipswich
$1612
1953 km or 1214 mi Rockhampton
$1390
1997 km or 1241 mi Toowoomba
$1462
2076 km or 1290 mi Coffs Harbour
$1359
2085 km or 1296 mi Whangarei
$1401
2123 km or 1319 mi Manase
$1013
2169 km or 1347 mi Apia
$1014
2172 km or 1350 mi Port Macquarie
$1640
2189 km or 1360 mi Hibiscus Coast
$1386
2190 km or 1361 mi South Tarawa
$499
2199 km or 1367 mi Armidale
$1677
2217 km or 1377 mi Auckland
$2043
2220 km or 1380 mi Waitakere
$1361
2234 km or 1388 mi Manukau
$1320
2257 km or 1402 mi Pukekohe
$1234