Cost of Living in India

Summary:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 200.00 ₹ 100.00-500.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 1,000.00 ₹ 600.00-2,500.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 300.00 ₹ 250.00-500.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 150.00 ₹ 100.00-300.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 300.00 ₹ 200.00-500.00
Cappuccino (regular) 136.50 ₹ 50.00-252.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 35.25 ₹ 20.00-53.64
Water (12 oz small bottle) 15.27 ₹ 10.00-20.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 208.37 ₹ 151.42-257.41
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 35.55 ₹ 22.00-54.43
Rice (white), (1 lb) 25.34 ₹ 16.33-40.82
Eggs (regular) (12) 76.12 ₹ 57.60-108.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 188.01 ₹ 90.72-453.59
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 118.78 ₹ 68.04-181.44
Buffalo Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 213.28 ₹ 90.72-362.87
Apples (1 lb) 70.81 ₹ 31.75-113.40
Banana (1 lb) 23.67 ₹ 13.61-45.36
Oranges (1 lb) 38.88 ₹ 18.14-90.72
Tomato (1 lb) 18.97 ₹ 9.07-31.75
Potato (1 lb) 14.54 ₹ 9.07-22.68
Onion (1 lb) 15.48 ₹ 9.07-22.68
Lettuce (1 head) 43.21 ₹ 15.00-100.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 28.64 ₹ 20.00-35.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 700.00 ₹ 300.00-1,500.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 148.71 ₹ 90.00-214.29
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 249.76 ₹ 140.00-400.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 340.00 ₹ 250.00-400.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 25.00 ₹ 15.00-50.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 800.00 ₹ 310.00-1,500.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 50.00 ₹ 27.50-100.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 32.19 ₹ 19.31-72.42
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 100.00 ₹ 60.00-200.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 395.50 ₹ 359.61-427.75
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,000,000.00 ₹ 900,000.00-1,400,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,845,226.23 ₹ 1,500,000.00-2,400,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 3,043.71 ₹ 1,500.00-6,000.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.96 ₹ 0.20-1.26
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 719.42 ₹ 500.00-1,100.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 1,489.24 ₹ 500.00-3,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 595.20 ₹ 250.00-1,000.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 300.00 ₹ 200.00-500.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 5,118.78 ₹ 2,374.07-12,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 123,184.26 ₹ 60,000.00-327,857.14
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 2,239.42 ₹ 1,000.00-4,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 2,334.07 ₹ 999.00-5,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 3,629.70 ₹ 2,000.00-6,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 2,773.52 ₹ 1,500.00-5,000.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 14,820.42 ₹ 8,000.00-54,385.29
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 9,650.09 ₹ 5,000.00-48,500.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 32,275.24 ₹ 17,888.89-118,111.11
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 20,689.00 ₹ 12,000.00-60,102.04
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 10,519.31 ₹ 4,999.96-46,283.15
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 5,176.96 ₹ 2,787.07-21,037.52
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 44,624.28 ₹
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 8.39 6.60-12.00

Prices in India

This country had 56476 entries in the past 12 months by 5153 different contributors.
Last update: February 2023
Our data for each country are based on all entries from all cities in that country.
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Distribution of Expenses Using Our Statistical Model:
  

By City in India

Rank
City
Cost of Living Index
Rent Index
Cost of Living Plus Rent Index
Groceries Index
Restaurant Price Index
Local Purchasing Power Index
Gurgaon 27.6 8.1 18.3 27.4 22.9 83.0
Noida 26.6 5.0 16.3 25.7 23.2 87.3
Mumbai 26.1 17.4 21.9 25.8 22.1 49.2
Bangalore 25.4 8.4 17.3 25.8 20.1 116.6
Hyderabad 25.4 5.9 16.1 26.9 17.8 57.4
Navi Mumbai 24.9 10.8 18.2 26.1 18.9 86.6
Delhi 24.9 7.4 16.6 22.9 23.5 64.9
Visakhapatnam 24.5 7.4 16.3 26.3 16.3 67.0
Chandigarh 24.3 5.4 15.3 23.1 19.6 85.6
Pune 24.1 6.9 15.9 24.7 19.8 89.5
Guwahati 23.9 3.9 14.4 24.1 19.3 59.0
Ahmedabad 23.9 11.5 18.0 25.4 17.2 41.9
Patna 23.7 4.8 14.7 24.5 16.6 39.3
Nagpur 23.4 3.8 14.1 24.8 20.6 57.2
Jaipur 23.2 5.1 14.6 22.8 16.1 43.9
Chennai 23.2 5.8 14.9 24.7 16.1 64.6
Lucknow (Lakhnau) 22.7 3.9 13.7 21.5 16.0 63.0
Vadodara 22.5 3.1 13.3 22.0 19.4 46.0
Kolkata 22.5 5.0 14.1 23.8 16.0 61.9
Bhubaneswar 22.4 4.2 13.8 23.4 14.3 74.2
Indore 22.2 4.0 13.5 23.0 16.0 57.0
Kochi 21.6 5.0 13.7 23.6 12.3 85.6
Coimbatore 21.6 4.5 13.5 23.4 13.3 47.9
Thiruvananthapuram 21.2 3.9 12.9 21.5 14.3 101.5
Bhopal 20.9 2.6 12.2 21.3 15.2 63.1
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