Chennai vs Zhanjiang - Cost of Living Comparison

Chennai Zhanjiang
🚶 Cost of living one person
$425
$667
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1030
$1773
🏠 One person rent
$162
$296
🏘️ Family rent
$296
$512
🍽️ Food expenses
$162
$204
🚐 Transport expenses
$63.2
$76.7
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$568
$591
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
16 km
5 km
🎓 Higher education
77
37
😀 Quality of life
67
47
🏙️ Population
10.3M
6.98M

The cost of living in Chennai is 36% less expensive than in Zhanjiang. Cities ranked 8684th and 6881st ($425 vs $667) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 26th and 316th 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 0.9 months in Zhanjiang. Chennai ranked 2nd best city to live in India vs Zhanjiang ranked 131st in China, while ranked 3652nd and 6434th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Chennai vs Zhanjiang

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Chennai Zhanjiang
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.21
$2.46
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$13.1
$18.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.6
$5.18
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.51
$0.89
 Cappuccino
$1.88
$2.98
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.42
$0.52
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$182
$239
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$112
$270
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$362
$523
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$216
$454
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$26.9
$22.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$41.3
$35.2
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$8.78
$9.56
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
7.62%
4.14%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2011
$2233
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$686
$3184
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.25
$0.3
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$13.4
$19.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$2.71
$3.2
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.31
$1.36
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.65
$1.64
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.49
$0.75
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.58
$0.44
🥚 Eggs, x12
$0.86
$1.08
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.66
$10.3
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.78
$2.53
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.84
$7.23
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.54
$1.34
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.74
$0.74
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.32
$1.04
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.51
$1.44
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.47
$1.05
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.41
$1.42
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.24
$0.36
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.12
$1.29
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.36
$11.8
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.95
$0.74
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.75
$3.74
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$0.97
$5.19
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.63
$4.78
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.92
$1.61
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.77
$1.69
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$16.4
$36.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$2.67
$5.92
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$13.1
$35.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.93
$5.72
👖 Brand Jeans
$27.5
$64.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$40.3
$93.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$71.7
$297
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1266
$14735

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$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 Zhanjiang

Distance City Cost of living
74 km or 46 mi Maoming
$537
94 km or 59 mi Gaozhou
$686
131 km or 81 mi Haikou
$608
138 km or 86 mi Beihai
$692
161 km or 100 mi Yulin
$753
177 km or 110 mi Yangjiang
$719
203 km or 126 mi Qinzhou
$722
222 km or 138 mi Fangchenggang
$676
226 km or 141 mi Guigang
$673
255 km or 159 mi Yunfu
$763
270 km or 168 mi Kaiping
$665
271 km or 168 mi Wuzhou
$727
281 km or 175 mi Nanning
$629
295 km or 183 mi Zhaoqing
$707
307 km or 191 mi Laibin
$704
317 km or 197 mi Jiangmen
$711
324 km or 201 mi Cam Pha
$532
338 km or 210 mi Zhongshan
$663
341 km or 212 mi Sanya
$661
342 km or 212 mi Chongzuo
$702
343 km or 213 mi Macau
$1613
345 km or 214 mi Foshan
$641
346 km or 215 mi Ha Long
$540
348 km or 216 mi Zhuhai
$675
362 km or 225 mi Liuzhou
$698
364 km or 226 mi Guangzhou
$995
377 km or 234 mi Hezhou
$701
388 km or 241 mi Qingyuan
$733
390 km or 243 mi Haiphong
$571
401 km or 249 mi Dongguan
$787
405 km or 252 mi Shenzhen
$1134
406 km or 252 mi Hong Kong
$2822
410 km or 255 mi Kowloon
$2352
423 km or 263 mi Hai Duong
$549
430 km or 267 mi Thai Binh
$472
447 km or 278 mi Lianzhou
$651
449 km or 279 mi Nam Dinh
$513
451 km or 280 mi Bac Ninh
$529
453 km or 281 mi Guilin
$539
455 km or 283 mi Hechi
$725