Chittagong vs Ulaanbaatar - Cost of Living Comparison

Chittagong Ulaanbaatar
🚶 Cost of living one person
$414
$546
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1051
$1460
🏠 One person rent
$143
$227
🏘️ Family rent
$302
$494
🍽️ Food expenses
$169
$222
🚐 Transport expenses
$57.7
$35.8
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$326
$332
😷 Air quality
Bad
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
7 km
14 km
🎓 Higher education
45
41
😀 Quality of life
37
55
🏙️ Population
2.58M
1.4M

The cost of living in Chittagong is 24% less expensive than in Ulaanbaatar. Cities ranked 8728th and 7945th ($414 vs $546) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 3rd and 1st in Bangladesh and Mongolia, respectively. Check Bangladesh vs Mongolia comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.8 months in Chittagong compared to 0.6 months in Ulaanbaatar. Chittagong ranked 4th best city to live in Bangladesh vs Ulaanbaatar ranked 1st in Mongolia, while ranked 7609th and 5782nd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Chittagong vs Ulaanbaatar

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Chittagong Ulaanbaatar
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2
$3.98
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$15.7
$21.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.18
$4.16
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.77
$1.47
 Cappuccino
$1.57
$2.25
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.3
$0.83
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$81.2
$279
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$92.8
$150
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$280
$615
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$218
$374
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$36.1
$38.9
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$55.4
$60
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$16.6
$12.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
8.77%
9.04%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$779
$1229
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$464
$829
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.32
$0.16
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$13.6
$7.84
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$5.25
$4.03
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.9
$0.8
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.77
$0.93
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.53
$0.54
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.56
$0.83
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.18
$1.61
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.31
$7.11
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.26
$4.4
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.53
$5.02
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.73
$2.44
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.96
$2.49
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.85
$2.74
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.66
$2.56
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.27
$0.42
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.53
$0.93
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.18
$0.31
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.06
$1.02
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.8
$8.53
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.16
$0.83
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.07
$1.57
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$1.41
$3.76
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.27
$3.23
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$0.85
$1.14
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.24
$1.79
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$15.9
$54.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.72
$3.07
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$9.93
$12
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.54
$4.62
👖 Brand Jeans
$19.6
$42.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$53.2
$70.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$50.8
$131
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1090
$6614

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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
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$353
351 km or 218 mi North Dumdum
$340
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$346
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$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
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$335
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$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
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$335
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$365
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$645
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$693
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$651
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$625
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$652
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$695
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$1167
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$701
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$703
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$643
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$736
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$667
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$794
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$748
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$648
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$647
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$657
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$547
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$694
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$643
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$643
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$684
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$655
1124 km or 698 mi Yuanping
$655
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$679
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$689
1131 km or 703 mi Jiuquan
$678
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$719
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$694
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$697
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$648
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$676
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$1281
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$635
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$647