Chittagong vs Nairobi - Cost of Living Comparison

Chittagong Nairobi
🚶 Cost of living one person
$414
$716
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1051
$1916
🏠 One person rent
$143
$280
🏘️ Family rent
$302
$603
🍽️ Food expenses
$169
$241
🚐 Transport expenses
$57.7
$138
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$326
$460
😷 Air quality
Bad
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
7 km
4 km
🎓 Higher education
45
69
😀 Quality of life
37
62
🏙️ Population
2.58M
5.55M

The cost of living in Chittagong is 42% less expensive than in Nairobi. Cities ranked 8728th and 6447th ($414 vs $716) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 3rd and 1st 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 0.6 months in Nairobi. Chittagong ranked 4th best city to live in Bangladesh vs Nairobi ranked 1st in Kenya, while ranked 7609th and 4840th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Chittagong vs Nairobi

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Chittagong Nairobi
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2
$3.72
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$15.7
$25.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.18
$5.73
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.77
$2.07
 Cappuccino
$1.57
$2.32
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.3
$0.55
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$81.2
$349
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$92.8
$159
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$280
$891
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$218
$405
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$36.1
$32.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$55.4
$49.7
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$16.6
$50.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
8.77%
12.96%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$779
$4018
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$464
$654
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.32
$0.84
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$13.6
$32.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$5.25
$11.1
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.9
$1.14
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.77
$0.94
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.53
$0.47
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.56
$1
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.18
$1.71
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.31
$13.1
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.26
$6.44
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.53
$4.75
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.73
$2.37
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.96
$0.9
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.85
$1.77
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.66
$0.89
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.27
$0.9
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.53
$1
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.18
$0.5
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.06
$1.34
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.8
$9.51
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.16
$1.84
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.07
$2.45
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$1.41
$2.69
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.27
$4.14
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$0.85
$1.18
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.24
$1.33
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$15.9
$40.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.72
$6.14
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$9.93
$25
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.54
$5.63
👖 Brand Jeans
$19.6
$19.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$53.2
$42.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$50.8
$181
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1090
$9355

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$737
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$314
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$333
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$343
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$346
342 km or 213 mi Monywa
$755
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$341
348 km or 217 mi Madhyamgram
$339
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$347
350 km or 218 mi Bidhannagar
$353
351 km or 218 mi North Dumdum
$340
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$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
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$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
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$365
381 km or 237 mi Maheshtala
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$414
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$384
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$462
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$422
232 km or 144 mi Arusha
$591
235 km or 146 mi Moshi
$675
263 km or 164 mi Eldoret
$445
265 km or 165 mi Kisumu
$494
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$443
367 km or 228 mi Tororo
$491
394 km or 245 mi Mbale
$469
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$350
441 km or 274 mi Mombasa
$599
444 km or 276 mi Jinja
$405
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$555
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$599
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$486
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$637
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$516
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$656
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$636
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$854
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$653
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$796
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$433
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$481
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$668
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$677
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$481
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$410
794 km or 494 mi Nyanza
$584
796 km or 495 mi Bunia
$886
798 km or 496 mi Ruhengeri
$600
798 km or 496 mi Ngozi
$481
799 km or 496 mi Butare
$578
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$473
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$482
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$470
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$663
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