Cost of Living Comparison Between Ahmedabad and Kolkata 

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Consumer Prices in Kolkata are 1.45% lower than in Ahmedabad (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Kolkata are 3.26% lower than in Ahmedabad
Rent Prices in Kolkata are 12.27% lower than in Ahmedabad
Restaurant Prices in Kolkata are 0.93% higher than in Ahmedabad
Groceries Prices in Kolkata are 1.55% lower than in Ahmedabad
Local Purchasing Power in Kolkata is 12.73% higher than in Ahmedabad
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Restaurants
Ahmedabad Edit Kolkata Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 200.00 ₹ 200.00 ₹      0.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 800.00 ₹ 1,000.00 ₹      +25.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 285.00 ₹ 300.00 ₹      +5.26 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 190.00 ₹ 150.00 ₹      -21.05 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 425.00 ₹ 300.00 ₹      -29.41 %
Cappuccino (regular) 126.52 ₹ 134.67 ₹      +6.44 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 32.86 ₹ 32.56 ₹      -0.89 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 16.07 ₹ 15.13 ₹      -5.86 %
Markets
Ahmedabad Edit Kolkata Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 208.45 ₹ 182.39 ₹      -12.50 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 35.45 ₹ 23.97 ₹      -32.38 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 23.92 ₹ 22.33 ₹      -6.65 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 77.77 ₹ 72.74 ₹      -6.46 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 200.62 ₹ 193.08 ₹      -3.76 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 126.18 ₹ 100.22 ₹      -20.58 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 213.19 ₹ 246.21 ₹      +15.49 %
Apples (1 lb) 67.82 ₹ 74.21 ₹      +9.42 %
Banana (1 lb) 19.72 ₹ 24.94 ₹      +26.44 %
Oranges (1 lb) 36.85 ₹ 43.63 ₹      +18.39 %
Tomato (1 lb) 18.14 ₹ 18.91 ₹      +4.23 %
Potato (1 lb) 14.06 ₹ 11.10 ₹      -21.08 %
Onion (1 lb) 19.27 ₹ 19.25 ₹      -0.11 %
Lettuce (1 head) 52.11 ₹ 31.14 ₹      -40.24 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 28.61 ₹ 27.97 ₹      -2.22 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 775.00 ₹ 600.00 ₹      -22.58 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 161.50 ₹ 139.41 ₹      -13.68 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 245.56 ₹ 227.00 ₹      -7.56 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 335.00 ₹ 345.00 ₹      +2.99 %
Transportation
Ahmedabad Edit Kolkata Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 20.00 ₹ 10.00 ₹      -50.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 500.00 ₹ 300.00 ₹      -40.00 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 50.00 ₹ 35.00 ₹      -30.00 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 24.14 ₹ 32.19 ₹      +33.33 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 100.00 ₹ 100.00 ₹      0.00 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 342.47 ₹ 357.13 ₹      +4.28 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 900,000.00 ₹ 900,000.00 ₹      0.00 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,704,166.67 ₹ 1,710,862.07 ₹      +0.39 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Ahmedabad Edit Kolkata Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 3,180.94 ₹ 2,815.12 ₹      -11.50 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.63 ₹ 1.26 ₹      +97.96 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 646.78 ₹ 668.55 ₹      +3.37 %
Sports And Leisure
Ahmedabad Edit Kolkata Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 1,223.33 ₹ 1,170.59 ₹      -4.31 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 1,009.38 ₹ 734.00 ₹      -27.28 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 250.00 ₹ 300.00 ₹      +20.00 %
Childcare
Ahmedabad Edit Kolkata Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 4,050.67 ₹ 3,607.14 ₹      -10.95 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 96,730.77 ₹ 135,400.00 ₹      +39.98 %
Clothing And Shoes
Ahmedabad Edit Kolkata Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 2,223.04 ₹ 2,406.93 ₹      +8.27 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 2,397.73 ₹ 2,260.61 ₹      -5.72 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 3,400.00 ₹ 3,678.38 ₹      +8.19 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 2,582.14 ₹ 3,060.53 ₹      +18.53 %
Rent Per Month
Ahmedabad Edit Kolkata Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 13,472.31 ₹ 10,842.11 ₹      -19.52 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 8,602.80 ₹ 6,597.22 ₹      -23.31 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 28,349.16 ₹ 26,948.72 ₹      -4.94 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 17,934.53 ₹ 15,394.74 ₹      -14.16 %
Buy Apartment Price
Ahmedabad Edit Kolkata Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 7,119.88 ₹ 8,359.16 ₹      +17.41 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 3,828.08 ₹ 3,981.33 ₹      +4.00 %
Salaries And Financing
Ahmedabad Edit Kolkata Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 27,634.62 ₹ 30,136.36 ₹      +9.05 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 8.23 8.41      +2.21 %
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