Chittagong vs Meru - Cost of Living Comparison

Chittagong Meru
🚶 Cost of living one person
$414
$422
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1051
$1090
🏠 One person rent
$143
$94.3
🏘️ Family rent
$302
$172
🍽️ Food expenses
$169
$193
🚐 Transport expenses
$57.7
$90.7
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$326
$395
😷 Air quality
Bad
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
7 km
69 km
🎓 Higher education
45
29
😀 Quality of life
37
36
🏙️ Population
2.58M
1.83M

The cost of living in Chittagong is 2% less expensive than in Meru. Cities ranked 8728th and 8702nd ($414 vs $422) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 3rd and 7th in Bangladesh and Kenya, respectively. Check Bangladesh vs Kenya comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.8 months in Chittagong compared to 0.9 months in Meru. Chittagong ranked 4th best city to live in Bangladesh vs Meru ranked 5th in Kenya, while ranked 7609th and 7689th among best cities to live in the world.

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Chittagong Meru
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2
$3.35
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$15.7
$16.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.18
$4.22
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.77
$1.68
 Cappuccino
$1.57
$0.85
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.3
$0.51
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$81.2
$87.5
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$92.8
$52.9
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$280
$188
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$218
$118
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$36.1
$10.3
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$55.4
$15.9
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$16.6
$24.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
8.77%
16.93%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$779
$2512
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$464
$1439
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.32
$1.27
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$13.6
$31.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$5.25
$7.93
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.9
$1.03
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.77
$0.48
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.53
$0.42
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.56
$0.93
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.18
$1.39
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.31
$4.18
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.26
$7.17
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.53
$3.99
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.73
$1.62
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.96
$1.66
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.85
$1.83
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.66
$0.64
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.27
$0.7
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.53
$0.62
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.18
$0.37
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.06
$1.28
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.8
$5.03
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.16
$1.64
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.07
$1.8
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$1.41
$2.35
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.27
$3.3
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$0.85
$0.99
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.24
$1.19
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$15.9
$37.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.72
$5.08
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$9.93
$17.6
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.54
$3.42
👖 Brand Jeans
$19.6
$14.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$53.2
$32.1
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$50.8
$42.4
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1090
$3131

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$341
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$353
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$346
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$360
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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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$313
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$494
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$443
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$491
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$591
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$469
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$350
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$405
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$599
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$486
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$637
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$516
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$599
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$555
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$433
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$636
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$854
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$656
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$561
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$653
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$796
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$659
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$470
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$886
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$603
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$410
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$514
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$668
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$677
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$481
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