Cost of Living in India

Summary:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 170.00 ₹ 75.00-500.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 900.00 ₹ 500.00-2,500.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 300.00 ₹ 240.00-400.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 150.00 ₹ 80.00-300.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 300.00 ₹ 165.00-450.00
Cappuccino (regular) 119.83 ₹ 40.00-250.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 33.67 ₹ 20.00-50.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 15.17 ₹ 10.00-25.00
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 192.40 ₹ 146.79-227.12
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 31.16 ₹ 18.14-45.36
Rice (white), (1 lb) 23.92 ₹ 15.88-36.29
Eggs (regular) (12) 69.51 ₹ 48.00-100.96
Local Cheese (1 lb) 182.49 ₹ 90.72-453.59
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 105.24 ₹ 54.43-181.44
Buffalo Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 193.45 ₹ 90.72-362.87
Apples (1 lb) 66.07 ₹ 27.22-104.33
Banana (1 lb) 22.77 ₹ 13.34-45.36
Oranges (1 lb) 33.18 ₹ 13.61-72.57
Tomato (1 lb) 16.07 ₹ 6.80-27.22
Potato (1 lb) 13.46 ₹ 6.80-22.68
Onion (1 lb) 16.41 ₹ 9.07-27.22
Lettuce (1 head) 39.82 ₹ 15.00-100.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 28.05 ₹ 20.00-35.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 600.00 ₹ 250.00-1,400.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 135.02 ₹ 80.00-200.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 215.42 ₹ 110.00-350.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 320.00 ₹ 240.00-400.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 20.00 ₹ 10.00-50.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 650.00 ₹ 275.00-1,500.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 50.00 ₹ 22.00-100.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 25.75 ₹ 16.09-48.28
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 100.00 ₹ 54.00-200.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 323.61 ₹ 268.76-378.54
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 900,000.00 ₹ 800,000.00-1,200,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,677,662.57 ₹ 1,299,555.56-2,000,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 2,932.51 ₹ 1,500.00-6,000.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.92 ₹ 0.25-1.41
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 775.70 ₹ 500.00-1,350.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 1,365.61 ₹ 500.00-3,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 527.90 ₹ 240.00-1,000.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 250.00 ₹ 150.00-400.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 4,119.92 ₹ 1,740.00-11,742.86
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 120,340.10 ₹ 53,111.11-300,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 2,263.77 ₹ 1,000.00-4,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 2,304.50 ₹ 1,000.00-4,999.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 3,502.91 ₹ 2,000.00-6,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 2,675.54 ₹ 1,200.00-5,000.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 11,744.03 ₹ 6,000.00-41,615.42
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 7,367.32 ₹ 4,000.00-22,375.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 26,296.13 ₹ 15,000.00-118,098.59
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 16,516.94 ₹ 10,000.00-55,148.65
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 8,383.37 ₹ 4,499.96-43,202.25
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 4,362.56 ₹ 2,499.98-17,164.41
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 32,634.00 ₹
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 8.86 6.95-12.00

Prices in India

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Last update: August 2021
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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 33.78 10.29 22.93 33.86 32.38 69.31
Chandigarh 30.46 5.96 19.14 32.53 24.00 37.82
Mumbai 30.41 21.48 26.28 30.78 25.67 39.34
Navi Mumbai 29.33 11.38 21.03 33.22 23.00 63.28
Noida 29.19 6.56 18.73 29.22 22.86 48.44
Kalyan 28.50 6.26 18.22 33.24 17.75 28.76
Goa 27.98 8.21 18.84 28.60 24.72 31.73
Thane 27.92 8.85 19.11 29.98 24.11 53.88
Delhi 27.75 9.04 19.10 26.81 24.39 40.78
Bangalore 27.47 8.61 18.76 30.05 19.38 74.76
Pune 27.36 7.81 18.32 28.64 22.24 44.78
Ghaziabad 27.10 5.29 17.02 28.01 21.04 44.98
Faridabad 26.74 5.60 16.97 27.37 20.36 40.05
Chennai 26.64 7.09 17.60 29.73 17.45 42.48
Hyderabad 26.37 6.83 17.34 28.99 18.42 44.82
Guwahati 26.33 4.28 16.14 30.26 18.86 33.53
Ahmedabad 26.05 5.97 16.77 28.73 18.91 32.27
Kolkata 25.71 5.56 16.40 28.27 19.53 37.41
Surat 25.56 5.34 16.22 27.59 20.06 35.54
Ranchi 25.28 4.20 15.54 26.56 20.47 39.43
Lucknow (Lakhnau) 25.26 4.98 15.89 25.68 21.51 46.98
Vadodara 24.99 4.48 15.51 27.55 17.00 42.75
Nagpur 24.83 4.69 15.52 27.18 19.01 39.66
Raipur 24.34 4.82 15.32 25.47 18.51 56.87
Indore 24.28 4.58 15.18 25.60 17.14 36.37
Rajkot 24.25 4.64 15.19 27.41 15.85 39.59
Ernakulam 24.17 6.10 15.82 26.94 17.00 41.95
Jaipur 24.00 5.50 15.45 24.09 17.21 44.23
Mangalore 23.88 4.75 15.04 27.52 14.63 41.04
Dehradun 23.84 5.07 15.17 22.77 18.11 36.12
Mysore 23.70 4.84 14.99 26.21 14.27 38.93
Patna 23.56 3.80 14.43 24.85 18.25 34.10
Bhopal 23.55 3.89 14.46 24.45 19.30 35.15
Madurai 23.54 3.71 14.37 27.46 12.44 31.46
Kochi 23.44 5.22 15.02 27.14 13.98 50.88
Coimbatore 23.32 5.04 14.87 26.62 14.80 37.41
Vijayawada 23.31 5.28 14.98 25.44 14.23 28.89
Jammu 23.05 3.49 14.01 22.35 21.76 50.39
Bhubaneswar 22.82 3.94 14.09 24.93 14.84 47.60
Kozhikode (Calicut) 22.40 4.78 14.26 24.57 12.08 40.58
Visakhapatnam 21.93 4.59 13.92 25.67 12.52 42.41
Thrissur 21.49 4.05 13.43 24.32 12.30 48.01
Kanpur 20.82 3.87 12.99 20.93 14.09 34.81
Thiruvananthapuram 20.76 4.55 13.27 21.68 13.22 66.13
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