Chittagong vs Vientiane - Cost of Living Comparison

Chittagong Vientiane
🚶 Cost of living one person
$414
$905
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1051
$2380
🏠 One person rent
$143
$453
🏘️ Family rent
$302
$1049
🍽️ Food expenses
$169
$297
🚐 Transport expenses
$57.7
$57.5
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$326
$314
😷 Air quality
Bad
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
7 km
5 km
🎓 Higher education
45
13
😀 Quality of life
37
27
🏙️ Population
2.58M
948K

The cost of living in Chittagong is 54% less expensive than in Vientiane. Cities ranked 8728th and 5700th ($414 vs $905) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 3rd and 1st in Bangladesh and Laos, respectively. Check Bangladesh vs Laos comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.8 months in Chittagong compared to 0.3 months in Vientiane. Chittagong ranked 4th best city to live in Bangladesh vs Vientiane ranked 1st in Laos, while ranked 7609th and 8754th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Chittagong vs Vientiane

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Chittagong Vientiane
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2
$3.03
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$15.7
$26.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.18
$4.99
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.77
$1.13
 Cappuccino
$1.57
$2.17
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.3
$1.09
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$81.2
$461
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$92.8
$252
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$280
$1125
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$218
$793
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$36.1
$58.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$55.4
$88.9
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$16.6
$101
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
8.77%
10.02%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$779
$2512
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$464
$495
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.32
$0.69
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$13.6
$5.91
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$5.25
$9.96
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.9
$1.08
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.77
$3.04
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.53
$1.82
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.56
$1.47
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.18
$2.06
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.31
$21
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.26
$4.29
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.53
$11.5
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.73
$4.73
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.96
$1.1
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.85
$2.75
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.66
$2.96
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.27
$2.48
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.53
$2.33
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.18
$0.35
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.06
$1.24
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.8
$13.9
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.16
$1.01
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.07
$2.03
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$1.41
$3.54
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.27
$2.93
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$0.85
$1.46
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.24
$1.17
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$15.9
$34
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.72
$5.03
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$9.93
$20.7
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.54
$4.39
👖 Brand Jeans
$19.6
$93.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$53.2
$125
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$50.8
$126
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1090
$4450

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$346
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$755
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$341
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$339
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$347
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$353
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$340
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$346
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$360
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$346
355 km or 220 mi Naihati
$339
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$341
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$343
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$345
358 km or 222 mi Barrackpore
$335
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$337
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$335
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$336
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$370
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$343
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$336
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$348
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$313
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$468
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$833
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$577
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$801
241 km or 150 mi Thakhek
$846
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$420
336 km or 209 mi Vinh
$514
337 km or 210 mi Nakhon Ratchasima
$580
352 km or 219 mi Ha Tinh
$536
363 km or 225 mi Nakhon Sawan
$479
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$498
388 km or 241 mi Ubon Ratchathani
$457
392 km or 243 mi Thanh Hoa
$532
392 km or 244 mi Chiang Mai
$539
427 km or 265 mi Dong Hoi
$516
463 km or 288 mi Nam Dinh
$513
465 km or 289 mi Pai
$533
475 km or 295 mi Viet Tri
$487
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$472
480 km or 298 mi Tha Khlong
$536
481 km or 299 mi Hanoi
$638
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$658
489 km or 304 mi Serei Saophoan
$638
491 km or 305 mi Rangsit
$485
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$504
504 km or 313 mi Pak Kret
$532
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$582
508 km or 316 mi Bac Ninh
$529
512 km or 318 mi Hai Duong
$549
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$848
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$535
528 km or 328 mi Thai Nguyen
$528
529 km or 329 mi Siem Reap
$639
530 km or 329 mi Haiphong
$571
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$535
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$401
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$757
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$540
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$747
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