Chittagong vs Essen - Cost of Living Comparison

Chittagong Essen
🚶 Cost of living one person
$414
$1102
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1051
$2627
🏠 One person rent
$143
$493
🏘️ Family rent
$302
$727
🍽️ Food expenses
$169
$337
🚐 Transport expenses
$57.7
$145
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$326
$2833
😷 Air quality
Bad
Good
✈️ Airport proximity
7 km
25 km
🎓 Higher education
45
95
😀 Quality of life
37
81
🏙️ Population
2.58M
582K

The cost of living in Chittagong is 62% less expensive than in Essen. Cities ranked 8728th and 4292nd ($414 vs $1102) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 3rd and 638th in Bangladesh and Germany, respectively. Check Bangladesh vs Germany comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.8 months in Chittagong compared to 2.6 months in Essen. Chittagong ranked 4th best city to live in Bangladesh vs Essen ranked 26th in Germany, while ranked 7609th and 298th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Chittagong vs Essen

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Chittagong Essen
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2
$7.7
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$15.7
$32.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.18
$6.96
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.77
$3.55
 Cappuccino
$1.57
$3.22
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.3
$2.83
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$81.2
$502
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$92.8
$348
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$280
$861
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$218
$492
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$36.1
$88
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$55.4
$135
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$16.6
$25.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
8.77%
1.95%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$779
$5651
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$464
$4113
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.32
$3.07
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$13.6
$68.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$5.25
$22.8
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.9
$1.47
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.77
$0.97
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.53
$1.35
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.56
$1.34
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.18
$2.49
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.31
$9.82
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.26
$8.49
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.53
$12.7
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.73
$2.36
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.96
$1.67
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.85
$1.85
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.66
$2.4
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.27
$1.33
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.53
$0.9
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.18
$0.28
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.06
$1.81
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.8
$6.02
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.16
$0.82
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.07
$6.06
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$1.41
$10.5
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.27
$2.4
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$0.85
$1.39
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.24
$1.41
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$15.9
$22.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.72
$9.53
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$9.93
$78
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.54
$13.5
👖 Brand Jeans
$19.6
$84.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$53.2
$84.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$50.8
$295
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1090
$10501

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$337
178 km or 110 mi Agartala
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182 km or 113 mi Aizawl
$328
198 km or 123 mi Brahmanbaria
$335
198 km or 123 mi Narayanganj
$382
209 km or 130 mi Narsingdi
$297
213 km or 132 mi Dhaka
$484
239 km or 149 mi Khulna
$376
266 km or 165 mi Sittwe
$737
283 km or 176 mi Jessore
$314
287 km or 179 mi Sylhet
$333
307 km or 191 mi Mymensingh
$343
340 km or 211 mi Rajarhat
$346
342 km or 213 mi Monywa
$755
347 km or 215 mi Barasat
$341
348 km or 217 mi Madhyamgram
$339
349 km or 217 mi Rajpur Sonarpur
$347
350 km or 218 mi Bidhannagar
$353
351 km or 218 mi North Dumdum
$340
353 km or 219 mi South Dumdum
$346
353 km or 219 mi Imphal
$360
354 km or 220 mi Bhatpara
$346
355 km or 220 mi Naihati
$339
356 km or 221 mi Baranagar
$341
356 km or 221 mi Kamarhati
$343
356 km or 222 mi Panihati
$345
358 km or 222 mi Barrackpore
$335
358 km or 222 mi Hugli-Chuchura
$337
358 km or 222 mi Chandannagar
$335
358 km or 223 mi Uttarpara
$336
358 km or 223 mi Kolkata
$370
359 km or 223 mi Bally
$343
360 km or 224 mi Serampore
$336
361 km or 224 mi Krishnanagar
$348
362 km or 225 mi Howrah
$313
362 km or 225 mi Shillong
$303
362 km or 225 mi Shantipur
$335
376 km or 234 mi Bogra
$365
381 km or 237 mi Maheshtala
$348

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Distance City Cost of living
9.5 km or 5.9 mi Gelsenkirchen
$1351
9.6 km or 6 mi Mulheim
$1233
10 km or 6.3 mi Bottrop
$1197
11 km or 7.1 mi Oberhausen
$1498
12 km or 7.8 mi Velbert
$1216
13 km or 8.3 mi Hattingen
$1217
14 km or 8.4 mi Gladbeck
$1214
14 km or 8.8 mi Heiligenhaus
$1216
15 km or 9 mi Bochum
$1118
18 km or 11 mi Herne
$1086
18 km or 11 mi Duisburg
$1001
19 km or 12 mi Herten
$1219
19 km or 12 mi Wulfrath
$1215
19 km or 12 mi Sprockhovel
$1219
20 km or 13 mi Ratingen
$1215
22 km or 14 mi Witten
$1215
23 km or 14 mi Recklinghausen
$1202
23 km or 14 mi Mettmann
$1218
23 km or 14 mi Dinslaken
$1222
24 km or 15 mi Dorsten
$1221
24 km or 15 mi Castrop-Rauxel
$1217
24 km or 15 mi Wuppertal
$1076
25 km or 16 mi Marl
$1216
26 km or 16 mi Erkrath
$1221
27 km or 17 mi Schwelm
$1219
27 km or 17 mi Oer-Erkenschwick
$1218
27 km or 17 mi Moers
$1186
27 km or 17 mi Wetter
$1221
28 km or 17 mi Gevelsberg
$1214
28 km or 18 mi Voerde
$1214
28 km or 18 mi Ennepetal
$1212
29 km or 18 mi Haan
$1215
30 km or 18 mi Dusseldorf
$1470
30 km or 18 mi Herdecke
$1221
30 km or 19 mi Rheinberg
$1218
31 km or 20 mi Hilden
$1218
32 km or 20 mi Neukirchen-Vluyn
$1216
32 km or 20 mi Waltrop
$1215
32 km or 20 mi Solingen
$969
32 km or 20 mi Datteln
$1211