Chennai vs Vientiane - Cost of Living Comparison

Chennai Vientiane
🚶 Cost of living one person
$425
$905
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1030
$2380
🏠 One person rent
$162
$453
🏘️ Family rent
$296
$1049
🍽️ Food expenses
$162
$297
🚐 Transport expenses
$63.2
$57.5
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$568
$314
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
16 km
5 km
🎓 Higher education
77
13
😀 Quality of life
67
27
🏙️ Population
10.3M
948K

The cost of living in Chennai is 53% less expensive than in Vientiane. Cities ranked 8684th and 5700th ($425 vs $905) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 26th and 1st in India and Laos, respectively. Check India vs Laos comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.3 months in Chennai compared to 0.3 months in Vientiane. Chennai ranked 2nd best city to live in India vs Vientiane ranked 1st in Laos, while ranked 3652nd and 8754th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Chennai vs Vientiane

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Chennai Vientiane
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.21
$3.03
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$13.1
$26.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.6
$4.99
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.51
$1.13
 Cappuccino
$1.88
$2.17
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.42
$1.09
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$182
$461
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$112
$252
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$362
$1125
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$216
$793
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$26.9
$58.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$41.3
$88.9
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$8.78
$101
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
7.62%
10.02%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2011
$2512
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$686
$495
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.25
$0.69
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$13.4
$5.91
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$2.71
$9.96
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.31
$1.08
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.65
$3.04
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.49
$1.82
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.58
$1.47
🥚 Eggs, x12
$0.86
$2.06
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.66
$21
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.78
$4.29
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.84
$11.5
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.54
$4.73
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.74
$1.1
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.32
$2.75
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.51
$2.96
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.47
$2.48
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.41
$2.33
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.24
$0.35
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.12
$1.24
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.36
$13.9
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.95
$1.01
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.75
$2.03
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$0.97
$3.54
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.63
$2.93
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.92
$1.46
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.77
$1.17
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$16.4
$34
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$2.67
$5.03
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$13.1
$20.7
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.93
$4.39
👖 Brand Jeans
$27.5
$93.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$40.3
$125
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$71.7
$126
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1266
$4450

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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
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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
63 km or 39 mi Udon Thani
$468
109 km or 68 mi Vang Vieng
$833
172 km or 107 mi Khon Kaen
$577
220 km or 136 mi Luang Prabang
$801
241 km or 150 mi Thakhek
$846
279 km or 173 mi Phitsanulok
$420
336 km or 209 mi Vinh
$514
337 km or 210 mi Nakhon Ratchasima
$580
352 km or 219 mi Ha Tinh
$536
363 km or 225 mi Nakhon Sawan
$479
363 km or 225 mi Chiang Rai
$498
388 km or 241 mi Ubon Ratchathani
$457
392 km or 243 mi Thanh Hoa
$532
392 km or 244 mi Chiang Mai
$539
427 km or 265 mi Dong Hoi
$516
463 km or 288 mi Nam Dinh
$513
465 km or 289 mi Pai
$533
475 km or 295 mi Viet Tri
$487
480 km or 298 mi Thai Binh
$472
480 km or 298 mi Tha Khlong
$536
481 km or 299 mi Hanoi
$638
487 km or 303 mi Jinghong
$658
489 km or 304 mi Serei Saophoan
$638
491 km or 305 mi Rangsit
$485
503 km or 313 mi Sa Pa
$504
504 km or 313 mi Pak Kret
$532
507 km or 315 mi Nonthaburi
$582
508 km or 316 mi Bac Ninh
$529
512 km or 318 mi Hai Duong
$549
519 km or 323 mi Bangkok
$848
527 km or 328 mi Pu Chao Saming Phrai
$535
528 km or 328 mi Thai Nguyen
$528
529 km or 329 mi Siem Reap
$639
530 km or 329 mi Haiphong
$571
530 km or 330 mi Lat Luang
$535
535 km or 333 mi Nakhon Pathom
$401
540 km or 336 mi Hpa-an
$757
545 km or 338 mi Battambang
$540
553 km or 344 mi Mawlamyine
$747
555 km or 345 mi Hue
$468