Cost of living in Chittagong, Bangladesh

Summary of cost of living in Chittagong

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: Taka 146,897
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: Taka 62,683
  • WARNING!  These estimates are based on only a few data points. At the moment, you should treat them only as a best guess.

List of prices in Chittagong
Current as of Nov 2022.

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Food Update prices
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district Taka 252
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) Taka 486
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast Taka 100
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk Taka 75
12 eggs, large Taka 113
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes Taka 70
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese Taka 348
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples Taka 153
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes Taka 23
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket Taka 204
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality Taka 1,153
2 liters of coca-cola Taka 101
Bread for 2 people for 1 day Taka 44
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Housing Update prices
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area Taka 33,404
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area Taka 29,513
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat Taka 4,245
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area -
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area Taka 15,817
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio Taka 4,550
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) Taka 965
40” flat screen tv Taka 40,554
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) Taka 14,067
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) Taka 348
Hourly rate for cleaning help Taka 300
Clothes Update prices
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) Taka 1,491
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) Taka 1,353
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) Taka 3,561
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes Taka 3,761
Transportation Update prices
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new Taka 2,500,000
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas Taka 83
Monthly ticket public transport Taka 1,735
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) Taka 833
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Personal Care Update prices
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) Taka 115
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) Taka 282
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) Taka 925
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) Taka 170
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) Taka 230
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) Taka 310
4 rolls of toilet paper Taka 80
Tube of toothpaste Taka 118
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city Taka 300
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub Taka 2,000
2 tickets to the movies Taka 656
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) -
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert Taka 1,371
1 cocktail drink in downtown club Taka 813
Cappuccino in expat area of the city Taka 141
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) Taka 341
Ipad wi-fi 128gb Taka 52,000
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) -
1 month of gym membership in business district Taka 1,182
1 package of marlboro cigarettes Taka 283
WARNING!  These prices are based on only a few data points. At this point they are mostly a guess. They are based on less than 10 prices entered by 6 different people.
Latest price update: November 28, 2022

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