Chittagong vs Surabaya - Cost of Living Comparison

Chittagong Surabaya
🚶 Cost of living one person
$414
$539
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1051
$1469
🏠 One person rent
$143
$225
🏘️ Family rent
$302
$536
🍽️ Food expenses
$169
$201
🚐 Transport expenses
$57.7
$45.2
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$326
$325
😷 Air quality
Bad
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
7 km
16 km
🎓 Higher education
45
71
😀 Quality of life
37
63
🏙️ Population
2.58M
2.89M

The cost of living in Chittagong is 23% less expensive than in Surabaya. Cities ranked 8728th and 7990th ($414 vs $539) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 3rd and 13th in Bangladesh and Indonesia, respectively. Check Bangladesh vs Indonesia comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.8 months in Chittagong compared to 0.6 months in Surabaya. Chittagong ranked 4th best city to live in Bangladesh vs Surabaya ranked 3rd in Indonesia, while ranked 7609th and 4506th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Chittagong vs Surabaya

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Chittagong Surabaya
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2
$2.01
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$15.7
$13.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.18
$3.36
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.77
$2.69
 Cappuccino
$1.57
$1.61
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.3
$0.52
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$81.2
$225
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$92.8
$138
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$280
$591
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$218
$407
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$36.1
$42.3
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$55.4
$64.2
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$16.6
$27.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
8.77%
9.49%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$779
$2065
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$464
$1171
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.32
$0.34
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$13.6
$10.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$5.25
$3.4
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.9
$0.84
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.77
$1.31
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.53
$1.07
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.56
$0.88
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.18
$1.7
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.31
$6.19
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.26
$3.6
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.53
$7.44
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.73
$2.39
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.96
$1.44
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.85
$1.9
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.66
$0.94
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.27
$1.2
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.53
$1.35
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.18
$0.28
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.06
$1.17
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.8
$20.2
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.16
$2.55
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.07
$2.01
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$1.41
$2.3
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.27
$2.41
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$0.85
$0.98
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.24
$0.83
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$15.9
$35.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.72
$3.33
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$9.93
$18.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.54
$3.21
👖 Brand Jeans
$19.6
$52.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$53.2
$84.1
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$50.8
$128
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1090
$5743

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$737
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$314
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$333
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$343
340 km or 211 mi Rajarhat
$346
342 km or 213 mi Monywa
$755
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$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
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$365
381 km or 237 mi Maheshtala
$348

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Distance City Cost of living
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$471
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$490
73 km or 45 mi Batu
$490
77 km or 48 mi Probolinggo
$493
83 km or 51 mi Malang
$418
102 km or 63 mi Kediri
$499
115 km or 71 mi Blitar
$486
141 km or 87 mi Madiun
$391
215 km or 133 mi Surakarta
$430
247 km or 153 mi Salatiga
$491
258 km or 160 mi Semarang
$525
269 km or 167 mi Yogyakarta
$440
286 km or 177 mi Bali
$736
311 km or 194 mi Ubud
$592
315 km or 196 mi Denpasar
$562
340 km or 211 mi Pekalongan
$495
400 km or 249 mi Tegal
$496
401 km or 249 mi Mataram
$372
414 km or 257 mi Cilacap
$523
464 km or 288 mi Banjar
$491
464 km or 288 mi Cirebon
$497
476 km or 296 mi Banjarbaru
$491
481 km or 299 mi Banjarmasin
$410
501 km or 311 mi Tasikmalaya
$443
572 km or 355 mi Bandung
$506
575 km or 357 mi Palangka Raya
$494
576 km or 358 mi Cimahi
$617
642 km or 399 mi Sukabumi
$531
644 km or 400 mi Bekasi
$531
659 km or 410 mi Bogor
$505
660 km or 410 mi Depok
$467
661 km or 411 mi Jakarta
$708
672 km or 418 mi Bima
$485
673 km or 418 mi South Tangerang
$530
685 km or 425 mi Tangerang
$638
738 km or 459 mi Serang
$510
756 km or 470 mi Cilegon
$487
774 km or 481 mi Makassar
$510
820 km or 510 mi Balikpapan
$530
842 km or 523 mi Parepare
$485