Cost of Living Comparison Between Goa and Varanasi 

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Consumer Prices in Varanasi are 20.0% lower than in Goa (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Varanasi are 31.4% lower than in Goa
Rent Prices in Varanasi are 67.3% lower than in Goa
Restaurant Prices in Varanasi are 26.6% lower than in Goa
Groceries Prices in Varanasi are 20.8% lower than in Goa
Local Purchasing Power in Varanasi is 71.1% higher than in Goa
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Restaurants
Goa Edit Varanasi Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 400.00 ₹ 200.00 ₹      -50.0 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 900.00 ₹ 750.00 ₹      -16.7 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 350.00 ₹ 299.00 ₹      -14.6 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 90.00 ₹ 150.00 ₹      +66.7 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 250.00 ₹ 225.00 ₹      -10.0 %
Cappuccino (regular) 146.67 ₹ 128.33 ₹      -12.5 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 31.67 ₹ 29.00 ₹      -8.4 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 20.83 ₹ 10.70 ₹      -48.6 %
Markets
Goa Edit Varanasi Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 236.38 ₹ 211.44 ₹      -10.5 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 40.95 ₹ 29.79 ₹      -27.3 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 39.52 ₹ 21.55 ₹      -45.5 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 75.75 ₹ 82.00 ₹      +8.3 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 253.47 ₹ 144.50 ₹      -43.0 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 125.71 ₹ 97.98 ₹      -22.1 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 226.90 ₹ 203.11 ₹      -10.5 %
Apples (1 lb) 66.60 ₹ 66.47 ₹      -0.2 %
Banana (1 lb) 37.25 ₹ 23.89 ₹      -35.9 %
Oranges (1 lb) 56.29 ₹ 29.99 ₹      -46.7 %
Tomato (1 lb) 19.66 ₹ 14.74 ₹      -25.0 %
Potato (1 lb) 15.72 ₹ 10.78 ₹      -31.4 %
Onion (1 lb) 16.06 ₹ 9.64 ₹      -40.0 %
Lettuce (1 head) 50.00 ₹ 33.33 ₹      -33.3 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 30.62 ₹ 24.17 ₹      -21.1 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 500.00 ₹ 500.00 ₹      0.0 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 80.00 ₹ 156.07 ₹      +95.1 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 243.00 ₹ 210.00 ₹      -13.6 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 300.00 ₹ 250.00 ₹      -16.7 %
Transportation
Goa Edit Varanasi Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 20.00 ₹ 50.00 ₹      +150.0 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,500.00 ₹ 900.00 ₹      -40.0 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 100.00 ₹ 18.00 ₹      -82.0 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 49.14 ₹ 16.09 ₹      -67.2 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 200.00 ₹ 75.00 ₹      -62.5 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 385.66 ₹ 387.20 ₹      +0.4 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 975,000.00 ₹ 1,200,000.00 ₹      +23.1 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,750,000.00 ₹ 1,800,000.00 ₹      -34.5 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Goa Edit Varanasi Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 2,106.25 ₹ 1,200.00 ₹      -43.0 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 279.38 ₹ 288.22 ₹      +3.2 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 888.83 ₹ 475.00 ₹      -46.6 %
Sports And Leisure
Goa Edit Varanasi Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 1,333.33 ₹ 1,066.67 ₹      -20.0 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 366.67 ₹ 500.00 ₹      +36.4 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 250.00 ₹ 260.00 ₹      +4.0 %
Childcare
Goa Edit Varanasi Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 10,000.00 ₹ 5,900.00 ₹      -41.0 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 100,000.00 ₹ 80,000.00 ₹      -20.0 %
Clothing And Shoes
Goa Edit Varanasi Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 3,200.00 ₹ 2,000.00 ₹      -37.5 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 2,500.00 ₹ 2,236.36 ₹      -10.5 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 4,700.00 ₹ 3,500.00 ₹      -25.5 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 2,050.00 ₹ 2,500.00 ₹      +22.0 %
Rent Per Month
Goa Edit Varanasi Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 24,366.67 ₹ 7,000.00 ₹      -71.3 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 23,000.00 ₹ 7,395.69 ₹      -67.8 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 40,925.92 ₹ 18,333.33 ₹      -55.2 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 39,079.33 ₹ 9,000.00 ₹      -77.0 %
Buy Apartment Price
Goa Edit Varanasi Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 8,825.72 ₹ 4,999.96 ₹      -43.3 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 4,645.11 ₹ 2,999.98 ₹      -35.4 %
Salaries And Financing
Goa Edit Varanasi Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 38,333.33 ₹ 45,000.00 ₹      +17.4 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 8.08 8.92      +10.3 %
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