Chittagong vs Phnom Penh - Cost of Living Comparison

Chittagong Phnom Penh
🚶 Cost of living one person
$362
$876
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$962
$2429
🏠 One person rent
$113
$434
🏘️ Family rent
$275
$1071
🍽️ Food expenses
$150
$289
🚐 Transport expenses
$50
$77.4
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$260
$325
😷 Air quality
Bad
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
7 km
9 km
🎓 Higher education
45
42
😀 Quality of life
50
57
🏙️ Population
2.58M
2.13M

The cost of living in Chittagong is 59% less expensive than in Phnom Penh. Cities ranked 8947th and 5978th ($362 vs $876) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 4th and 1st in Bangladesh and Cambodia, respectively. Check Bangladesh vs Cambodia comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.7 months in Chittagong compared to 0.4 months in Phnom Penh. Chittagong ranked 2nd best city to live in Bangladesh vs Phnom Penh ranked 1st in Cambodia, while ranked 6241st and 5723rd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Chittagong vs Phnom Penh

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Chittagong Phnom Penh
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$1.67
$4.02
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$10.2
$32.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.04
$6.53
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.87
$1.01
 Cappuccino
$1.91
$2.91
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.27
$0.97
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$78.3
$472
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$50.5
$285
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$265
$1497
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$181
$776
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$37.3
$75.7
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$57.4
$116
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$19.7
$35.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
8.91%
10.21%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$683
$2470
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$416
$1621
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.16
$1.01
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$12.4
$10.6
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.19
$9.01
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.89
$1.17
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.71
$2.19
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.45
$1.93
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.6
$1.13
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.14
$1.85
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.99
$12.9
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.14
$5.21
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.87
$9.57
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.7
$3.88
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.82
$1.46
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.76
$3.51
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.6
$1.4
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.23
$1.55
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.46
$1.4
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.17
$0.56
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.95
$1.46
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.4
$12
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.92
$1.02
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.77
$1.5
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$1.22
$2.18
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.85
$3.56
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$0.75
$1.77
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.1
$2.05
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$21.6
$70.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.21
$4.99
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$9.01
$27.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.22
$4.13
👖 Brand Jeans
$19.3
$21.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$65.7
$91.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$37.1
$260
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$943
$9070

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$268
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$464
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$301
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$757
283 km or 176 mi Jessore
$389
287 km or 179 mi Sylhet
$312
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$280
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$340
342 km or 213 mi Monywa
$804
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$335
348 km or 217 mi Madhyamgram
$331
349 km or 217 mi Rajpur Sonarpur
$341
350 km or 218 mi Bidhannagar
$345
351 km or 218 mi North Dumdum
$334
353 km or 219 mi South Dumdum
$339
353 km or 219 mi Imphal
$351
354 km or 220 mi Bhatpara
$340
355 km or 220 mi Naihati
$333
356 km or 221 mi Baranagar
$334
356 km or 221 mi Kamarhati
$337
356 km or 222 mi Panihati
$338
358 km or 222 mi Barrackpore
$329
358 km or 222 mi Hugli-Chuchura
$331
358 km or 222 mi Chandannagar
$329
358 km or 223 mi Uttarpara
$329
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$364
359 km or 223 mi Bally
$335
360 km or 224 mi Serampore
$331
361 km or 224 mi Krishnanagar
$333
362 km or 225 mi Howrah
$299
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$291
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$329
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Distance City Cost of living
44 km or 27 mi Prey Veng
$667
75 km or 47 mi Kampong Cham
$497
110 km or 68 mi Svay Rieng
$645
136 km or 84 mi Kampot
$563
144 km or 90 mi Long Xuyen
$548
166 km or 103 mi Sa Dec
$526
173 km or 107 mi Rach Gia
$538
182 km or 113 mi Phu Quoc
$532
187 km or 116 mi Sihanoukville
$760
195 km or 121 mi Can Tho
$559
200 km or 124 mi Thu Dau Mot
$544
205 km or 127 mi Ho Chi Minh
$743
218 km or 135 mi Bien Hoa
$527
230 km or 143 mi Siem Reap
$594
244 km or 152 mi Stung Treng
$627
247 km or 154 mi Soc Trang
$546
253 km or 157 mi Battambang
$506
267 km or 166 mi Ca Mau
$509
269 km or 167 mi Bac Lieu
$502
275 km or 171 mi Vung Tau
$568
286 km or 178 mi Ko Chang
$597
307 km or 191 mi Serei Saophoan
$620
360 km or 224 mi Phan Thiet
$433
361 km or 225 mi Buon Ma Thuot
$427
373 km or 232 mi Mui Ne
$528
380 km or 236 mi Klaeng
$601
385 km or 239 mi Da Lat
$557
407 km or 253 mi Ubon Ratchathani
$520
443 km or 275 mi Phan Rang-Thap Cham
$532
458 km or 285 mi Nong Prue
$596
460 km or 286 mi Chaophraya Surasak
$599
464 km or 288 mi Pattaya
$669
466 km or 289 mi Laem Chabang
$595
470 km or 292 mi Nha Trang
$628
487 km or 303 mi Nakhon Ratchasima
$581
525 km or 326 mi Pu Chao Saming Phrai
$597
527 km or 328 mi Qui Nhon
$541
528 km or 328 mi Lat Luang
$597
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$1021
539 km or 335 mi Rangsit
$526