Cost of Living Comparison Between Mumbai and Shanghai 

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Consumer Prices in Shanghai are 75.93% higher than in Mumbai (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Shanghai are 93.73% higher than in Mumbai
Rent Prices in Shanghai are 124.86% higher than in Mumbai
Restaurant Prices in Shanghai are 65.52% higher than in Mumbai
Groceries Prices in Shanghai are 79.73% higher than in Mumbai
Local Purchasing Power in Shanghai is 17.35% higher than in Mumbai
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Restaurants
Mumbai Edit Shanghai Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 3.67 $
(300.00 ₹)
5.62 $
(40.00 ¥)
     +52.97 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 18.37 $
(1,500.00 ₹)
42.16 $
(300.00 ¥)
     +129.45 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 3.67 $
(300.00 ₹)
5.62 $
(40.00 ¥)
     +52.97 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 2.45 $
(200.00 ₹)
1.26 $
(9.00 ¥)
     -48.37 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.29 $
(350.00 ₹)
3.86 $
(27.50 ¥)
     -9.86 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.41 $
(197.10 ₹)
4.01 $
(28.55 ¥)
     +66.18 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 0.45 $
(37.11 ₹)
0.55 $
(3.90 ¥)
     +20.58 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.18 $
(14.97 ₹)
0.33 $
(2.32 ¥)
     +77.68 %
Markets
Mumbai Edit Shanghai Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2.80 $
(228.83 ₹)
10.16 $
(72.28 ¥)
     +262.37 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.44 $
(35.81 ₹)
2.35 $
(16.75 ¥)
     +436.57 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.39 $
(31.93 ₹)
0.54 $
(3.85 ¥)
     +38.24 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 0.96 $
(78.34 ₹)
2.21 $
(15.72 ¥)
     +130.20 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.72 $
(222.03 ₹)
8.33 $
(59.29 ¥)
     +206.37 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 1.67 $
(136.37 ₹)
2.17 $
(15.41 ¥)
     +29.61 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 2.88 $
(234.83 ₹)
5.82 $
(41.40 ¥)
     +102.28 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.98 $
(79.83 ₹)
0.99 $
(7.02 ¥)
     +0.87 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.32 $
(26.16 ₹)
0.70 $
(5.00 ¥)
     +119.34 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.65 $
(52.97 ₹)
0.93 $
(6.64 ¥)
     +43.79 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.28 $
(23.22 ₹)
0.69 $
(4.88 ¥)
     +140.95 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.20 $
(16.63 ₹)
0.37 $
(2.62 ¥)
     +80.98 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.19 $
(15.81 ₹)
0.47 $
(3.32 ¥)
     +141.12 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.66 $
(54.00 ₹)
0.79 $
(5.64 ¥)
     +19.88 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.36 $
(29.06 ₹)
0.64 $
(4.54 ¥)
     +79.37 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 9.80 $
(800.00 ₹)
13.77 $
(98.00 ¥)
     +40.54 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.12 $
(172.73 ₹)
0.91 $
(6.50 ¥)
     -56.81 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.37 $
(274.90 ₹)
2.02 $
(14.40 ¥)
     -39.90 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 4.29 $
(350.00 ₹)
3.51 $
(25.00 ¥)
     -18.05 %
Transportation
Mumbai Edit Shanghai Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.24 $
(20.00 ₹)
0.56 $
(4.00 ¥)
     +129.45 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 4.29 $
(350.00 ₹)
28.11 $
(200.00 ¥)
     +555.57 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 0.31 $
(25.00 ₹)
2.18 $
(15.50 ¥)
     +611.30 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 0.49 $
(40.23 ₹)
0.68 $
(4.83 ¥)
     +37.67 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 1.22 $
(100.00 ₹)
8.43 $
(60.00 ¥)
     +588.35 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.16 $
(421.33 ₹)
4.46 $
(31.71 ¥)
     -13.66 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 12,249.14 $
(1,000,000.00 ₹)
18,268.69 $
(130,000.00 ¥)
     +49.14 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,307.45 $
(1,821,144.88 ₹)
20,669.38 $
(147,083.33 ¥)
     -7.34 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Mumbai Edit Shanghai Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 47.53 $
(3,880.26 ₹)
63.64 $
(452.84 ¥)
     +33.89 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.01 $
(0.93 ₹)
0.03 $
(0.19 ¥)
     +135.43 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 9.30 $
(759.63 ₹)
16.57 $
(117.88 ¥)
     +78.03 %
Sports And Leisure
Mumbai Edit Shanghai Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 23.02 $
(1,879.72 ₹)
66.92 $
(476.19 ¥)
     +190.64 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 11.09 $
(905.71 ₹)
14.95 $
(106.39 ¥)
     +34.76 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 4.29 $
(350.00 ₹)
8.43 $
(60.00 ¥)
     +96.67 %
Childcare
Mumbai Edit Shanghai Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 112.55 $
(9,188.10 ₹)
1,285.83 $
(9,150.00 ¥)
     +1,042.49 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 3,448.90 $
(281,562.50 ₹)
26,016.08 $
(185,130.43 ¥)
     +654.33 %
Clothing And Shoes
Mumbai Edit Shanghai Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 33.05 $
(2,698.21 ₹)
70.01 $
(498.17 ¥)
     +111.82 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 27.33 $
(2,230.95 ₹)
35.11 $
(249.83 ¥)
     +28.48 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 50.36 $
(4,111.32 ₹)
88.69 $
(631.12 ¥)
     +76.11 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 41.52 $
(3,389.97 ₹)
119.98 $
(853.75 ¥)
     +188.93 %
Rent Per Month
Mumbai Edit Shanghai Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 495.43 $
(40,446.43 ₹)
1,130.92 $
(8,047.62 ¥)
     +128.27 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 269.70 $
(22,017.86 ₹)
607.86 $
(4,325.53 ¥)
     +125.38 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,399.04 $
(114,215.69 ₹)
3,022.57 $
(21,508.58 ¥)
     +116.05 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 643.37 $
(52,523.81 ₹)
1,551.67 $
(11,041.67 ¥)
     +141.18 %
Buy Apartment Price
Mumbai Edit Shanghai Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 559.64 $
(45,687.81 ₹)
1,601.22 $
(11,394.25 ¥)
     +186.12 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 247.95 $
(20,242.47 ₹)
842.26 $
(5,993.49 ¥)
     +239.68 %
Salaries And Financing
Mumbai Edit Shanghai Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 601.46 $
(49,102.44 ₹)
1,367.33 $
(9,729.92 ¥)
     +127.33 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 7.63 5.03      -34.15 %
Last update: September 2022September 2022
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