Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and India Reverse

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Consumer Prices in India are 65.10% lower than in United States (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in India are 72.42% lower than in United States
Rent Prices in India are 86.50% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in India are 74.77% lower than in United States
Groceries Prices in India are 62.54% lower than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in India is 54.92% lower than in United States
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Restaurants
United States Edit India Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $
(1,107.86 ₹)
2.44 $
(180.00 ₹)
     -83.75 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 $
(4,431.45 ₹)
11.51 $
(850.00 ₹)
     -80.82 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 $
(590.86 ₹)
4.06 $
(300.00 ₹)
     -49.23 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 $
(369.29 ₹)
2.03 $
(150.00 ₹)
     -59.38 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.00 $
(443.15 ₹)
3.79 $
(280.00 ₹)
     -36.82 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.28 $
(316.47 ₹)
1.61 $
(119.27 ₹)
     -62.31 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.90 $
(140.49 ₹)
0.46 $
(33.71 ₹)
     -76.00 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.54 $
(113.50 ₹)
0.21 $
(15.17 ₹)
     -86.63 %
Markets
United States Edit India Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.23 $
(238.65 ₹)
2.59 $
(191.16 ₹)
     -19.90 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.48 $
(182.87 ₹)
0.42 $
(30.94 ₹)
     -83.08 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.80 $
(132.81 ₹)
0.32 $
(23.92 ₹)
     -81.99 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.31 $
(170.35 ₹)
0.92 $
(68.08 ₹)
     -60.03 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.01 $
(370.13 ₹)
2.46 $
(181.89 ₹)
     -50.86 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.14 $
(305.84 ₹)
1.42 $
(104.81 ₹)
     -65.73 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.70 $
(421.04 ₹)
2.59 $
(191.09 ₹)
     -54.61 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.05 $
(151.58 ₹)
0.86 $
(63.59 ₹)
     -58.05 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.71 $
(52.18 ₹)
0.31 $
(22.78 ₹)
     -56.34 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.80 $
(133.05 ₹)
0.43 $
(31.94 ₹)
     -75.99 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.94 $
(142.97 ₹)
0.23 $
(16.98 ₹)
     -88.12 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.17 $
(86.39 ₹)
0.19 $
(14.03 ₹)
     -83.76 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.18 $
(86.97 ₹)
0.23 $
(16.90 ₹)
     -80.57 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.64 $
(120.87 ₹)
0.56 $
(41.40 ₹)
     -65.75 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.81 $
(133.61 ₹)
0.38 $
(28.11 ₹)
     -78.96 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $
(886.29 ₹)
8.12 $
(600.00 ₹)
     -32.30 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.43 $
(179.20 ₹)
1.81 $
(133.84 ₹)
     -25.32 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.82 $
(208.48 ₹)
2.87 $
(212.26 ₹)
     +1.81 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.00 $
(590.86 ₹)
4.33 $
(320.00 ₹)
     -45.84 %
Transportation
United States Edit India Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.25 $
(166.18 ₹)
0.27 $
(20.00 ₹)
     -87.96 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 65.00 $
(4,800.74 ₹)
8.97 $
(662.50 ₹)
     -86.20 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.25 $
(240.04 ₹)
0.68 $
(50.00 ₹)
     -79.17 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.63 $
(194.25 ₹)
0.37 $
(27.36 ₹)
     -85.92 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
(2,215.73 ₹)
1.35 $
(100.00 ₹)
     -95.49 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.55 $
(188.48 ₹)
4.14 $
(305.78 ₹)
     +62.24 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,000.00 $
(1,698,722.59 ₹)
12,185.63 $
(900,000.00 ₹)
     -47.02 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,585.33 $
(1,594,238.67 ₹)
22,735.58 $
(1,679,193.19 ₹)
     +5.33 %
Utilities (Monthly)
United States Edit India Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 164.53 $
(12,151.88 ₹)
40.17 $
(2,967.08 ₹)
     -75.58 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.14 $
(10.28 ₹)
0.01 $
(0.92 ₹)
     -91.04 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 65.74 $
(4,855.48 ₹)
10.71 $
(790.65 ₹)
     -83.72 %
Sports And Leisure
United States Edit India Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 37.05 $
(2,736.41 ₹)
18.71 $
(1,381.99 ₹)
     -49.50 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 15.66 $
(1,156.31 ₹)
7.08 $
(523.14 ₹)
     -54.76 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $
(886.29 ₹)
3.38 $
(250.00 ₹)
     -71.79 %
Childcare
United States Edit India Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 933.48 $
(68,944.43 ₹)
54.71 $
(4,040.94 ₹)
     -94.14 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 15,670.68 $
(1,157,397.18 ₹)
1,632.96 $
(120,606.58 ₹)
     -89.58 %
Clothing And Shoes
United States Edit India Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 43.82 $
(3,236.36 ₹)
30.90 $
(2,281.85 ₹)
     -29.49 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.50 $
(2,621.71 ₹)
31.94 $
(2,359.12 ₹)
     -10.02 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 75.97 $
(5,610.76 ₹)
47.50 $
(3,508.00 ₹)
     -37.48 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 95.98 $
(7,089.16 ₹)
35.78 $
(2,642.33 ₹)
     -62.73 %
Rent Per Month
United States Edit India Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,337.63 $
(98,794.09 ₹)
160.59 $
(11,861.01 ₹)
     -87.99 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,080.73 $
(79,820.05 ₹)
100.49 $
(7,422.08 ₹)
     -90.70 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,152.29 $
(158,963.00 ₹)
365.51 $
(26,995.47 ₹)
     -83.02 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,734.48 $
(128,104.61 ₹)
224.36 $
(16,570.83 ₹)
     -87.06 %
Buy Apartment Price
United States Edit India Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 332.35 $
(24,546.24 ₹)
115.43 $
(8,525.66 ₹)
     -65.27 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 198.57 $
(14,666.05 ₹)
60.56 $
(4,472.59 ₹)
     -69.50 %
Salaries And Financing
United States Edit India Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,543.75 $
(261,732.40 ₹)
440.60 $
(32,541.69 ₹)
     -87.57 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.06 9.03      +122.50 %
Last update: May 2021May 2021
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