Chittagong vs Dar es Salaam - Cost of Living Comparison

Chittagong Dar es Salaam
🚶 Cost of living one person
$414
$796
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1051
$2100
🏠 One person rent
$143
$415
🏘️ Family rent
$302
$891
🍽️ Food expenses
$169
$213
🚐 Transport expenses
$57.7
$111
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$326
$236
😷 Air quality
Bad
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
7 km
12 km
🎓 Higher education
45
43
😀 Quality of life
37
55
🏙️ Population
2.58M
4.72M

The cost of living in Chittagong is 48% less expensive than in Dar es Salaam. Cities ranked 8728th and 6080th ($414 vs $796) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 3rd and 2nd in Bangladesh and Tanzania, respectively. Check Bangladesh vs Tanzania comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.8 months in Chittagong compared to 0.3 months in Dar es Salaam. Chittagong ranked 4th best city to live in Bangladesh vs Dar es Salaam ranked 1st in Tanzania, while ranked 7609th and 5806th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Chittagong vs Dar es Salaam

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Chittagong Dar es Salaam
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2
$2.49
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$15.7
$19.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.18
$6.18
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.77
$1.12
 Cappuccino
$1.57
$1.93
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.3
$0.31
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$81.2
$415
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$92.8
$288
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$280
$871
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$218
$728
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$36.1
$61.7
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$55.4
$94.6
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$16.6
$39.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
8.77%
13.17%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$779
$3932
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$464
$5977
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.32
$0.28
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$13.6
$11.6
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$5.25
$13.1
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.9
$1.04
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.77
$1.11
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.53
$0.52
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.56
$0.67
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.18
$2.01
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.31
$8.62
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.26
$4.98
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.53
$3.76
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.73
$2.51
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.96
$1.08
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.85
$1.13
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.66
$1.05
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.27
$0.83
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.53
$1.05
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.18
$0.31
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.06
$1.26
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.8
$6.99
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.16
$0.96
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.07
$1.96
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$1.41
$5.96
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.27
$4.09
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$0.85
$1.72
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.24
$1.23
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$15.9
$49.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.72
$4.66
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$9.93
$19
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.54
$3.81
👖 Brand Jeans
$19.6
$25.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$53.2
$59.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$50.8
$311
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1090
$6870

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$341
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$339
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$347
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$353
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$346
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$360
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$346
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$339
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$341
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$343
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$345
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$335
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$337
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$335
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$336
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$370
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$343
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$336
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$348
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$854
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$636
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$653
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$599
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$599
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$656
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$350
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$675
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$591
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$384
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$716
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$624
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$414
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$505
700 km or 435 mi Pemba
$1175
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$546
783 km or 486 mi Meru
$422
808 km or 502 mi Nakuru
$462
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$501
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$551
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$555
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$1029
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$494
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$1026
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$445
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$1247
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$556
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$443
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$551
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$1156
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$579
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$491
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$550
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$469
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$558
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$405
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$481
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