Chennai vs Shiraz - Cost of Living Comparison

Chennai Shiraz
🚶 Cost of living one person
$425
$724
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1030
$2098
🏠 One person rent
$162
$259
🏘️ Family rent
$296
$753
🍽️ Food expenses
$162
$330
🚐 Transport expenses
$63.2
$36.1
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$568
$325
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
16 km
9 km
🎓 Higher education
77
51
😀 Quality of life
67
55
🏙️ Population
10.3M
1.57M

The cost of living in Chennai is 41% less expensive than in Shiraz. Cities ranked 8684th and 6380th ($425 vs $724) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 26th and 14th in India and Iran, respectively. Check India vs Iran comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.3 months in Chennai compared to 0.4 months in Shiraz. Chennai ranked 2nd best city to live in India vs Shiraz ranked 3rd in Iran, while ranked 3652nd and 5743rd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Chennai vs Shiraz

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Chennai Shiraz
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.21
$3.59
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$13.1
$47.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.6
$2.97
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.51
$0.9
 Cappuccino
$1.88
$1.78
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.42
$0.8
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$182
$249
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$112
$208
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$362
$1105
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$216
$599
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$26.9
$20.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$41.3
$31.7
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$8.78
$21.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
7.62%
20.35%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2011
$1323
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$686
$1819
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.25
$0.24
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$13.4
$13.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$2.71
$2.65
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.31
$0.7
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.65
$2.26
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.49
$0.73
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.58
$4.67
🥚 Eggs, x12
$0.86
$2.23
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.66
$8.56
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.78
$11.5
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.84
$26.1
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.54
$1.59
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.74
$4.35
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.32
$1.5
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.51
$1.14
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.47
$0.95
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.41
$0.78
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.24
$0.55
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.12
$2.03
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.36
$2.18
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.95
$0.52
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.75
$2.13
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$0.97
$2.74
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.63
$5.47
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.92
$3.39
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.77
$3.64
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$16.4
$26.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$2.67
$3.55
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$13.1
$30.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.93
$8.86
👖 Brand Jeans
$27.5
$49.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$40.3
$160
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$71.7
$145
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1266
$1395

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$344
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$337
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$338
279 km or 173 mi Salem
$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
39 km or 24 mi Marvdasht
$659
86 km or 54 mi Kazerun
$656
131 km or 81 mi Fasa
$939
134 km or 83 mi Borazjan
$657
149 km or 93 mi Yasuj
$611
158 km or 98 mi Jahrom
$660
181 km or 112 mi Bushehr
$694
247 km or 153 mi Behbahan
$660
274 km or 171 mi Shahreza
$660
304 km or 189 mi Sirjan
$663
308 km or 192 mi Yazd
$809
339 km or 210 mi Bandar-e Mahshahr
$661
342 km or 212 mi Shahr-e Kord
$624
344 km or 214 mi Rafsanjan
$663
348 km or 216 mi Isfahan
$605
354 km or 220 mi Najafabad
$551
356 km or 221 mi Izeh
$657
357 km or 222 mi Khomeyni Shahr
$662
374 km or 232 mi Shahin Shahr
$660
387 km or 240 mi Qatif
$889
395 km or 246 mi Al-Faw
$588
403 km or 251 mi Masjed Soleyman
$623
404 km or 251 mi Jubail
$861
416 km or 259 mi Abadan
$630
417 km or 259 mi Ahvaz
$490
424 km or 263 mi Manama
$1307
427 km or 265 mi Dammam
$1004
429 km or 267 mi Isa Town
$1152
430 km or 267 mi Khorramshahr
$657
433 km or 269 mi Riffa
$1002
440 km or 273 mi Dhahran
$969
442 km or 275 mi Kerman
$680
442 km or 275 mi Kuwait City
$1313
444 km or 276 mi Shushtar
$659
447 km or 278 mi Umm Qasr
$588
448 km or 279 mi Al Khor
$1755
451 km or 280 mi Bandar Abbas
$675
461 km or 286 mi Al Wafrah
$954
466 km or 289 mi Basra
$823
473 km or 294 mi Az Zubayr
$601