Chennai vs Seongnam - Cost of Living Comparison

Chennai Seongnam
🚶 Cost of living one person
$425
$1022
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1030
$2532
🏠 One person rent
$162
$477
🏘️ Family rent
$296
$922
🍽️ Food expenses
$162
$368
🚐 Transport expenses
$63.2
$82.6
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$568
$2877
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
16 km
2 km
🎓 Higher education
77
98
😀 Quality of life
67
78
🏙️ Population
10.3M
949K

The cost of living in Chennai is 58% less expensive than in Seongnam. Cities ranked 8684th and 4898th ($425 vs $1022) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 26th and 9th in India and South Korea, respectively. Check India vs South Korea comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.3 months in Chennai compared to 2.8 months in Seongnam. Chennai ranked 2nd best city to live in India vs Seongnam ranked 4th in South Korea, while ranked 3652nd and 475th among best cities to live in the world.

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Chennai Seongnam
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.21
$5.06
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$13.1
$36.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.6
$4.48
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.51
$2.67
 Cappuccino
$1.88
$3.44
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.42
$1.29
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$182
$437
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$112
$369
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$362
$978
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$216
$740
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$26.9
$76.3
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$41.3
$116
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$8.78
$17.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
7.62%
3.63%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2011
$11531
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$686
$6089
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.25
$1.15
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$13.4
$45.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$2.71
$6.74
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.31
$1.18
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.65
$1.6
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.49
$1.54
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.58
$1.82
🥚 Eggs, x12
$0.86
$2.6
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.66
$11.2
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.78
$6.8
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.84
$19.5
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.54
$4.99
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.74
$2.79
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.32
$2.7
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.51
$4.44
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.47
$2.47
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.41
$2.05
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.24
$0.46
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.12
$1.89
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.36
$19.3
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.95
$2.3
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.75
$3.47
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$0.97
$6.18
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.63
$2.28
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.92
$1.77
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.77
$0.93
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$16.4
$44.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$2.67
$8.37
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$13.1
$30.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.93
$7.99
👖 Brand Jeans
$27.5
$76.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$40.3
$76.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$71.7
$231
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1266
$8188

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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 Seongnam

Distance City Cost of living
3.1 km or 1.9 mi Siheung
$945
11 km or 7 mi Gwangju
$927
13 km or 8.1 mi Hanam
$906
13 km or 8.2 mi Gwacheon
$897
17 km or 11 mi Guri
$906
18 km or 11 mi Uiwang
$901
19 km or 12 mi Gunpo
$975
19 km or 12 mi Anyang
$1102
20 km or 13 mi Seoul
$1460
20 km or 13 mi Suwon
$977
23 km or 14 mi Namyangju
$970
23 km or 14 mi Yongin
$1049
24 km or 15 mi Gwangmyeong
$928
31 km or 19 mi Ansan
$921
32 km or 20 mi Bucheon
$1121
32 km or 20 mi Icheon
$979
33 km or 21 mi Osan
$912
36 km or 22 mi Uijeongbu
$998
36 km or 22 mi Goyang
$1002
39 km or 24 mi Yangju
$912
42 km or 26 mi Hwaseong
$965
43 km or 26 mi Gimpo
$979
43 km or 27 mi Incheon
$1002
47 km or 29 mi Yeoju
$902
50 km or 31 mi Anseong
$912
50 km or 31 mi Pyeongtaek
$809
51 km or 32 mi Pocheon
$906
52 km or 32 mi Paju
$941
53 km or 33 mi Dongducheon
$911
70 km or 44 mi Wonju
$857
70 km or 44 mi Cheonan
$930
71 km or 44 mi Chuncheon
$834
75 km or 47 mi Dangjin
$904
78 km or 49 mi Kaesong
$1473
88 km or 54 mi Chungju
$1004
94 km or 59 mi Cheongju
$880
95 km or 59 mi Seosan
$872
101 km or 63 mi Jecheon
$932
107 km or 66 mi Sejong
$928
109 km or 68 mi Gongju
$939