Chittagong vs Sharjah - Cost of Living Comparison

Chittagong Sharjah
🚶 Cost of living one person
$414
$1360
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1051
$2700
🏠 One person rent
$143
$854
🏘️ Family rent
$302
$1205
🍽️ Food expenses
$169
$284
🚐 Transport expenses
$57.7
$123
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$326
$1553
😷 Air quality
Bad
Bad
✈️ Airport proximity
7 km
12 km
🎓 Higher education
45
61
😀 Quality of life
37
82
🏙️ Population
2.58M
1.25M

The cost of living in Chittagong is 70% less expensive than in Sharjah. Cities ranked 8728th and 3028th ($414 vs $1360) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 3rd and 5th in Bangladesh and the United Arab Emirates, respectively. Check Bangladesh vs the United Arab Emirates comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.8 months in Chittagong compared to 1.1 months in Sharjah. Chittagong ranked 4th best city to live in Bangladesh vs Sharjah ranked 3rd in the United Arab Emirates, while ranked 7609th and 282nd among best cities to live in the world.

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Chittagong Sharjah
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2
$5.43
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$15.7
$19.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.18
$6.77
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.77
$6.85
 Cappuccino
$1.57
$4.57
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.3
$0.71
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$81.2
$612
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$92.8
$675
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$280
$1159
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$218
$910
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$36.1
$99
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$55.4
$153
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$16.6
$92.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
8.77%
4.78%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$779
$1609
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$464
$1770
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.32
$2.19
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$13.6
$68.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$5.25
$9.56
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.9
$0.83
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.77
$1.73
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.53
$1.06
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.56
$1.65
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.18
$2.29
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.31
$10.1
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.26
$5.52
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.53
$9.48
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.73
$2.02
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.96
$1.51
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.85
$1.52
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.66
$1.15
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.27
$0.87
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.53
$0.77
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.18
$0.33
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.06
$2.52
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.8
$5.39
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.16
$1.68
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.07
$6
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$1.41
$6.69
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.27
$3.29
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$0.85
$2.18
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.24
$2.36
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$15.9
$53.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.72
$12.3
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$9.93
$46.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.54
$5.61
👖 Brand Jeans
$19.6
$47.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$53.2
$69.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$50.8
$272
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1090
$5655

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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
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$339
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$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
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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
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$303
362 km or 225 mi Shantipur
$335
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$365
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$871
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$1899
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$1053
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$1376
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$1095
133 km or 82 mi Al Ain
$1448
142 km or 88 mi Abu Dhabi
$1963
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$675
259 km or 161 mi Madinat Zayed
$1297
337 km or 210 mi Seeb
$1236
346 km or 215 mi Nizwa
$824
377 km or 235 mi Muscat
$1145
388 km or 241 mi Doha
$1894
392 km or 243 mi Al Khor
$1755
394 km or 245 mi Jahrom
$660
434 km or 270 mi Fasa
$939
436 km or 271 mi Jiroft
$659
456 km or 283 mi Sirjan
$663
491 km or 305 mi Manama
$1307
492 km or 306 mi Riffa
$1002
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$1152
510 km or 317 mi Bam
$659
526 km or 327 mi Chabahar
$659
534 km or 332 mi Dhahran
$969
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$1004
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$724
563 km or 350 mi Marvdasht
$659
564 km or 350 mi Rafsanjan
$663
564 km or 351 mi Qatif
$889
566 km or 352 mi Iranshahr
$657
572 km or 355 mi Kerman
$680
575 km or 358 mi Al-Mubarraz
$699
599 km or 372 mi Borazjan
$657
600 km or 373 mi Jubail
$861
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$656
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$694
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$611
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$828
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$809
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$660