Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and India Reverse

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Consumer Prices in India are 64.98% lower than in United States (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in India are 72.24% lower than in United States
Rent Prices in India are 86.16% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in India are 74.58% lower than in United States
Groceries Prices in India are 62.54% lower than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in India is 54.03% lower than in United States
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Restaurants
United States Edit India Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $
(1,094.66 ₹)
2.47 $
(180.00 ₹)
     -83.56 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 56.58 $
(4,129.07 ₹)
10.96 $
(800.00 ₹)
     -80.63 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 $
(583.82 ₹)
4.11 $
(300.00 ₹)
     -48.61 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 $
(364.89 ₹)
1.92 $
(140.00 ₹)
     -61.63 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.00 $
(437.86 ₹)
3.70 $
(270.00 ₹)
     -38.34 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.27 $
(311.50 ₹)
1.63 $
(119.06 ₹)
     -61.78 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.89 $
(138.05 ₹)
0.46 $
(33.49 ₹)
     -75.74 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.53 $
(111.74 ₹)
0.21 $
(14.96 ₹)
     -86.61 %
Markets
United States Edit India Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.23 $
(235.75 ₹)
2.60 $
(189.93 ₹)
     -19.43 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.46 $
(179.80 ₹)
0.42 $
(31.00 ₹)
     -82.76 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.81 $
(131.90 ₹)
0.33 $
(23.91 ₹)
     -81.87 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.32 $
(169.67 ₹)
0.91 $
(66.75 ₹)
     -60.66 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.01 $
(365.77 ₹)
2.49 $
(182.07 ₹)
     -50.22 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.11 $
(299.88 ₹)
1.46 $
(106.58 ₹)
     -64.46 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.67 $
(413.44 ₹)
2.53 $
(184.66 ₹)
     -55.34 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.05 $
(149.95 ₹)
0.87 $
(63.65 ₹)
     -57.55 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.71 $
(51.71 ₹)
0.31 $
(22.94 ₹)
     -55.64 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.81 $
(132.02 ₹)
0.44 $
(32.41 ₹)
     -75.45 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.94 $
(141.52 ₹)
0.24 $
(17.17 ₹)
     -87.87 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.18 $
(86.41 ₹)
0.20 $
(14.23 ₹)
     -83.53 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.19 $
(86.67 ₹)
0.22 $
(16.03 ₹)
     -81.50 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.63 $
(118.80 ₹)
0.56 $
(40.84 ₹)
     -65.62 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.80 $
(131.70 ₹)
0.39 $
(28.18 ₹)
     -78.60 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $
(875.73 ₹)
8.22 $
(600.00 ₹)
     -31.49 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.37 $
(172.72 ₹)
1.81 $
(132.19 ₹)
     -23.46 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.81 $
(205.15 ₹)
2.85 $
(207.84 ₹)
     +1.31 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.00 $
(583.82 ₹)
4.11 $
(300.00 ₹)
     -48.61 %
Transportation
United States Edit India Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.25 $
(164.20 ₹)
0.27 $
(20.00 ₹)
     -87.82 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 70.00 $
(5,108.42 ₹)
10.28 $
(750.00 ₹)
     -85.32 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.25 $
(237.18 ₹)
0.69 $
(50.00 ₹)
     -78.92 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.70 $
(197.04 ₹)
0.37 $
(27.36 ₹)
     -86.12 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
(2,189.32 ₹)
1.37 $
(100.00 ₹)
     -95.43 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.54 $
(185.15 ₹)
4.07 $
(297.02 ₹)
     +60.42 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,000.00 $
(1,678,482.41 ₹)
12,332.57 $
(900,000.00 ₹)
     -46.38 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,489.30 $
(1,568,235.33 ₹)
22,993.47 $
(1,678,005.87 ₹)
     +7.00 %
Utilities (Monthly)
United States Edit India Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 162.99 $
(11,894.63 ₹)
40.10 $
(2,926.51 ₹)
     -75.40 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.14 $
(10.06 ₹)
0.01 $
(0.89 ₹)
     -91.12 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 65.46 $
(4,777.12 ₹)
10.99 $
(801.83 ₹)
     -83.22 %
Sports And Leisure
United States Edit India Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 37.20 $
(2,714.90 ₹)
18.84 $
(1,374.77 ₹)
     -49.36 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 15.88 $
(1,158.99 ₹)
7.23 $
(527.75 ₹)
     -54.46 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $
(875.73 ₹)
3.43 $
(250.00 ₹)
     -71.45 %
Childcare
United States Edit India Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 937.95 $
(68,448.98 ₹)
56.90 $
(4,152.40 ₹)
     -93.93 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 15,928.71 $
(1,162,437.62 ₹)
1,679.48 $
(122,563.99 ₹)
     -89.46 %
Clothing And Shoes
United States Edit India Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 43.92 $
(3,204.97 ₹)
31.55 $
(2,302.68 ₹)
     -28.15 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.50 $
(2,590.63 ₹)
32.41 $
(2,365.08 ₹)
     -8.71 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 75.85 $
(5,535.29 ₹)
48.17 $
(3,515.33 ₹)
     -36.49 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 95.57 $
(6,974.28 ₹)
36.30 $
(2,648.81 ₹)
     -62.02 %
Rent Per Month
United States Edit India Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,348.43 $
(98,404.96 ₹)
165.63 $
(12,086.91 ₹)
     -87.72 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,085.35 $
(79,206.13 ₹)
104.08 $
(7,595.14 ₹)
     -90.41 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,159.58 $
(157,600.75 ₹)
374.15 $
(27,304.83 ₹)
     -82.67 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,722.92 $
(125,734.13 ₹)
230.36 $
(16,810.97 ₹)
     -86.63 %
Buy Apartment Price
United States Edit India Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 328.12 $
(23,945.61 ₹)
122.50 $
(8,939.41 ₹)
     -62.67 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 196.47 $
(14,338.16 ₹)
63.09 $
(4,604.10 ₹)
     -67.89 %
Salaries And Financing
United States Edit India Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,526.75 $
(257,373.65 ₹)
450.05 $
(32,843.83 ₹)
     -87.24 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.14 9.17      +121.45 %
Last update: January 2021January 2021
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