Cost of Living Comparison Between Mumbai and Shanghai 

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Consumer Prices in Shanghai are 69.97% higher than in Mumbai (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Shanghai are 82.95% higher than in Mumbai
Rent Prices in Shanghai are 103.98% higher than in Mumbai
Restaurant Prices in Shanghai are 35.98% higher than in Mumbai
Groceries Prices in Shanghai are 86.61% higher than in Mumbai
Local Purchasing Power in Shanghai is 32.49% higher than in Mumbai
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Restaurants
Mumbai Edit Shanghai Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 4.03 $
(300.00 ₹)
4.63 $
(30.00 ¥)
     +14.79 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 20.15 $
(1,500.00 ₹)
32.39 $
(210.00 ¥)
     +60.71 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 4.03 $
(300.00 ₹)
6.17 $
(40.00 ¥)
     +53.05 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 2.38 $
(177.50 ₹)
1.54 $
(10.00 ¥)
     -35.33 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.70 $
(350.00 ₹)
3.08 $
(20.00 ¥)
     -34.41 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.19 $
(163.25 ₹)
4.13 $
(26.76 ¥)
     +88.17 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 0.51 $
(38.08 ₹)
0.58 $
(3.74 ¥)
     +12.77 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.21 $
(15.98 ₹)
0.37 $
(2.42 ¥)
     +74.10 %
Markets
Mumbai Edit Shanghai Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2.90 $
(215.77 ₹)
10.17 $
(65.93 ¥)
     +250.76 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.45 $
(33.71 ₹)
2.27 $
(14.74 ¥)
     +401.84 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.37 $
(27.47 ₹)
0.61 $
(3.95 ¥)
     +65.17 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 0.99 $
(73.76 ₹)
2.44 $
(15.85 ¥)
     +146.70 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.03 $
(225.27 ₹)
7.81 $
(50.67 ¥)
     +158.20 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 1.68 $
(125.34 ₹)
2.48 $
(16.09 ¥)
     +47.31 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 3.19 $
(237.32 ₹)
6.62 $
(42.93 ¥)
     +107.64 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.02 $
(75.60 ₹)
1.18 $
(7.67 ¥)
     +16.45 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.33 $
(24.52 ₹)
0.83 $
(5.37 ¥)
     +151.30 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.57 $
(42.07 ₹)
1.24 $
(8.05 ¥)
     +119.67 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.25 $
(18.45 ₹)
0.70 $
(4.54 ¥)
     +182.17 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.21 $
(15.72 ₹)
0.46 $
(3.00 ¥)
     +119.06 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.26 $
(19.48 ₹)
0.51 $
(3.31 ¥)
     +95.09 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.75 $
(55.84 ₹)
1.05 $
(6.83 ¥)
     +40.46 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.39 $
(29.13 ₹)
0.68 $
(4.41 ¥)
     +73.77 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 9.40 $
(700.00 ₹)
15.42 $
(100.00 ¥)
     +63.99 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.18 $
(162.31 ₹)
0.92 $
(5.94 ¥)
     -57.98 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.48 $
(259.15 ₹)
2.70 $
(17.53 ¥)
     -22.35 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 4.64 $
(345.00 ₹)
3.24 $
(21.00 ¥)
     -30.13 %
Transportation
Mumbai Edit Shanghai Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.27 $
(20.00 ₹)
0.62 $
(4.00 ¥)
     +129.58 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 5.91 $
(440.00 ₹)
30.84 $
(200.00 ¥)
     +421.77 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 0.34 $
(25.00 ₹)
2.16 $
(14.00 ¥)
     +542.82 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 0.50 $
(37.01 ₹)
0.74 $
(4.83 ¥)
     +49.73 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 1.34 $
(100.00 ₹)
5.67 $
(36.75 ¥)
     +321.85 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.92 $
(366.03 ₹)
4.01 $
(26.02 ¥)
     -18.39 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 12,091.73 $
(900,000.00 ₹)
21,591.28 $
(140,000.00 ¥)
     +78.56 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,773.71 $
(1,695,070.18 ₹)
23,940.92 $
(155,235.29 ¥)
     +5.13 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Mumbai Edit Shanghai Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 53.12 $
(3,953.40 ₹)
63.57 $
(412.20 ¥)
     +19.69 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.01 $
(0.83 ₹)
0.04 $
(0.23 ¥)
     +217.00 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 11.38 $
(847.06 ₹)
15.42 $
(100.00 ¥)
     +35.52 %
Sports And Leisure
Mumbai Edit Shanghai Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 33.22 $
(2,472.31 ₹)
65.22 $
(422.88 ¥)
     +96.34 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 11.13 $
(828.14 ₹)
13.65 $
(88.50 ¥)
     +22.67 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 4.70 $
(350.00 ₹)
7.71 $
(50.00 ¥)
     +63.99 %
Childcare
Mumbai Edit Shanghai Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 103.43 $
(7,698.58 ₹)
1,182.34 $
(7,666.41 ¥)
     +1,043.10 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 3,034.52 $
(225,862.07 ₹)
27,226.36 $
(176,538.46 ¥)
     +797.22 %
Clothing And Shoes
Mumbai Edit Shanghai Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 35.14 $
(2,615.62 ₹)
71.23 $
(461.86 ¥)
     +102.69 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 36.47 $
(2,714.17 ₹)
41.55 $
(269.41 ¥)
     +13.94 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 54.91 $
(4,087.00 ₹)
97.85 $
(634.46 ¥)
     +78.20 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 42.54 $
(3,166.13 ₹)
120.57 $
(781.77 ¥)
     +183.44 %
Rent Per Month
Mumbai Edit Shanghai Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 560.50 $
(41,718.78 ₹)
1,368.17 $
(8,871.36 ¥)
     +144.10 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 301.16 $
(22,415.38 ₹)
670.64 $
(4,348.48 ¥)
     +122.69 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,610.51 $
(119,871.79 ₹)
3,013.07 $
(19,537.03 ¥)
     +87.09 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 744.08 $
(55,382.72 ₹)
1,504.43 $
(9,754.85 ¥)
     +102.19 %
Buy Apartment Price
Mumbai Edit Shanghai Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 609.11 $
(45,336.57 ₹)
1,421.90 $
(9,219.75 ¥)
     +133.44 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 226.75 $
(16,877.34 ₹)
704.08 $
(4,565.34 ¥)
     +210.51 %
Salaries And Financing
Mumbai Edit Shanghai Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 684.64 $
(50,958.17 ₹)
1,659.50 $
(10,760.38 ¥)
     +142.39 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 8.32 4.84      -41.86 %
Last update: July 2021July 2021
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