Chennai vs Shijiazhuang - Cost of Living Comparison

Chennai Shijiazhuang
🚶 Cost of living one person
$425
$576
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1030
$1596
🏠 One person rent
$162
$193
🏘️ Family rent
$296
$355
🍽️ Food expenses
$162
$235
🚐 Transport expenses
$63.2
$71.4
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$568
$1025
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Bad
✈️ Airport proximity
16 km
31 km
🎓 Higher education
77
71
😀 Quality of life
67
52
🏙️ Population
10.3M
10.6M

The cost of living in Chennai is 26% less expensive than in Shijiazhuang. Cities ranked 8684th and 7577th ($425 vs $576) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 26th and 531st in India and China, respectively. Check India vs China comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.3 months in Chennai compared to 1.8 months in Shijiazhuang. Chennai ranked 2nd best city to live in India vs Shijiazhuang ranked 49th in China, while ranked 3652nd and 6068th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Chennai vs Shijiazhuang

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Chennai Shijiazhuang
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.21
$4.12
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$13.1
$23.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.6
$6.1
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.51
$1.69
 Cappuccino
$1.88
$3.95
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.42
$0.43
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$182
$202
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$112
$119
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$362
$363
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$216
$250
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$26.9
$47.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$41.3
$71.7
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$8.78
$10.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
7.62%
5.49%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2011
$2666
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$686
$1938
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.25
$0.35
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$13.4
$15
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$2.71
$4.14
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.31
$1.14
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.65
$1.47
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.49
$1.78
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.58
$1.4
🥚 Eggs, x12
$0.86
$1.48
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.66
$11.9
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.78
$4.03
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.84
$10.5
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.54
$0.79
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.74
$1.43
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.32
$0.74
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.51
$0.74
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.47
$0.48
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.41
$0.44
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.24
$0.3
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.12
$0.96
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.36
$13.3
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.95
$0.82
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.75
$4.01
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$0.97
$5.02
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.63
$2.96
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.92
$0.97
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.77
$1.79
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$16.4
$36
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$2.67
$6.23
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$13.1
$39
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.93
$4.27
👖 Brand Jeans
$27.5
$36.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$40.3
$73.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$71.7
$348
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1266
$9738

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159 km or 99 mi Cuddalore
$337
198 km or 123 mi Madanapalle
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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
29 km or 18 mi Gaocheng
$668
37 km or 23 mi Xinle
$657
46 km or 29 mi Jinzhou
$659
63 km or 39 mi Xinji
$662
67 km or 42 mi Dingzhou
$680
82 km or 51 mi Anguo
$651
84 km or 52 mi Yangquan
$685
92 km or 57 mi Shenzhou
$662
108 km or 67 mi Nangong
$658
109 km or 67 mi Xingtai
$738
109 km or 68 mi Jizhou
$649
109 km or 68 mi Hengshui
$814
125 km or 78 mi Baoding
$512
131 km or 82 mi Shahe
$657
145 km or 90 mi Hejian
$669
153 km or 95 mi Wu'an
$671
157 km or 98 mi Renqiu
$670
159 km or 99 mi Handan
$796
161 km or 100 mi Xinzhou
$719
170 km or 105 mi Linqing
$668
172 km or 107 mi Dezhou
$744
173 km or 108 mi Taiyuan
$525
174 km or 108 mi Yuanping
$655
181 km or 112 mi Botou
$660
185 km or 115 mi Gaobeidian
$663
203 km or 126 mi Bazhou
$661
206 km or 128 mi Gujiao
$641
206 km or 128 mi Zhuozhou
$651
206 km or 128 mi Cangzhou
$758
217 km or 135 mi Anyang
$678
220 km or 137 mi Liaocheng
$728
225 km or 140 mi Yucheng
$659
228 km or 142 mi Linzhou
$677
231 km or 144 mi Shuozhou
$694
232 km or 144 mi Huairen
$647
240 km or 149 mi Laoling
$665
240 km or 149 mi Changzhi
$848
249 km or 155 mi Huanghua
$659
251 km or 156 mi Datong
$794
251 km or 156 mi Langfang
$726