Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and India Reverse

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Consumer Prices in India are 65.60% lower than in United States (without rent)
Rent Prices in India are 86.03% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in India are 74.94% lower than in United States
Groceries Prices in India are 63.33% lower than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in India is 54.28% lower than in United States
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Restaurants
United States[ Edit ] India[ Edit ]Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $
(1,108.18 ₹)
2.37 $
(175.00 ₹)
     -84.21 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 55.57 $
(4,105.52 ₹)
10.83 $
(800.00 ₹)
     -80.51 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 $
(591.03 ₹)
4.06 $
(300.00 ₹)
     -49.24 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 $
(369.39 ₹)
1.90 $
(140.00 ₹)
     -62.10 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.00 $
(443.27 ₹)
3.65 $
(270.00 ₹)
     -39.09 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.26 $
(314.45 ₹)
1.61 $
(118.85 ₹)
     -62.20 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.89 $
(139.64 ₹)
0.44 $
(32.72 ₹)
     -76.57 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.54 $
(113.63 ₹)
0.20 $
(14.43 ₹)
     -87.30 %
Markets
United States[ Edit ] India[ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.22 $
(237.95 ₹)
2.57 $
(189.83 ₹)
     -20.22 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.47 $
(182.19 ₹)
0.42 $
(30.77 ₹)
     -83.11 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.82 $
(134.46 ₹)
0.32 $
(23.98 ₹)
     -82.16 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.33 $
(172.35 ₹)
0.89 $
(66.10 ₹)
     -61.65 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.02 $
(370.75 ₹)
2.42 $
(178.86 ₹)
     -51.76 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.12 $
(304.18 ₹)
1.43 $
(105.85 ₹)
     -65.20 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.65 $
(417.29 ₹)
2.45 $
(181.20 ₹)
     -56.58 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.07 $
(153.30 ₹)
0.87 $
(64.25 ₹)
     -58.09 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.71 $
(52.40 ₹)
0.31 $
(22.87 ₹)
     -56.36 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.83 $
(135.22 ₹)
0.44 $
(32.76 ₹)
     -75.78 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.94 $
(143.51 ₹)
0.23 $
(16.66 ₹)
     -88.39 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.20 $
(88.98 ₹)
0.19 $
(13.72 ₹)
     -84.58 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.20 $
(88.62 ₹)
0.20 $
(14.94 ₹)
     -83.14 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.63 $
(120.30 ₹)
0.55 $
(40.98 ₹)
     -65.93 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.81 $
(133.90 ₹)
0.38 $
(28.15 ₹)
     -78.98 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $
(886.54 ₹)
8.12 $
(600.00 ₹)
     -32.32 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.42 $
(179.06 ₹)
1.78 $
(131.67 ₹)
     -26.47 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.96 $
(218.83 ₹)
2.97 $
(219.42 ₹)
     +0.27 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.00 $
(591.03 ₹)
4.06 $
(300.00 ₹)
     -49.24 %
Transportation
United States[ Edit ] India[ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.25 $
(166.23 ₹)
0.27 $
(20.00 ₹)
     -87.97 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 70.00 $
(5,171.50 ₹)
9.48 $
(700.00 ₹)
     -86.46 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.25 $
(240.11 ₹)
0.68 $
(50.00 ₹)
     -79.18 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.70 $
(199.47 ₹)
0.35 $
(25.75 ₹)
     -87.09 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
(2,216.36 ₹)
1.35 $
(100.00 ₹)
     -95.49 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.59 $
(190.98 ₹)
3.99 $
(294.88 ₹)
     +54.40 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,000.00 $
(1,699,205.68 ₹)
12,182.16 $
(900,000.00 ₹)
     -47.03 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,451.86 $
(1,584,831.56 ₹)
22,789.06 $
(1,683,621.95 ₹)
     +6.23 %
Utilities (Monthly)
United States[ Edit ] India[ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 162.21 $
(11,984.01 ₹)
38.62 $
(2,853.52 ₹)
     -76.19 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.14 $
(10.08 ₹)
0.01 $
(0.89 ₹)
     -91.21 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 65.28 $
(4,823.00 ₹)
11.01 $
(813.18 ₹)
     -83.14 %
Sports And Leisure
United States[ Edit ] India[ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 37.36 $
(2,760.47 ₹)
18.97 $
(1,401.48 ₹)
     -49.23 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 15.86 $
(1,171.45 ₹)
7.20 $
(531.83 ₹)
     -54.60 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $
(886.54 ₹)
3.38 $
(250.00 ₹)
     -71.80 %
Childcare
United States[ Edit ] India[ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 942.34 $
(69,618.79 ₹)
56.45 $
(4,170.30 ₹)
     -94.01 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 16,187.91 $
(1,195,938.87 ₹)
1,633.18 $
(120,656.64 ₹)
     -89.91 %
Clothing And Shoes
United States[ Edit ] India[ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 44.04 $
(3,253.63 ₹)
31.16 $
(2,301.80 ₹)
     -29.25 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.55 $
(2,626.23 ₹)
32.09 $
(2,370.70 ₹)
     -9.73 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 75.91 $
(5,608.42 ₹)
47.65 $
(3,520.02 ₹)
     -37.24 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 96.17 $
(7,104.61 ₹)
35.94 $
(2,654.86 ₹)
     -62.63 %
Rent Per Month
United States[ Edit ] India[ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,350.01 $
(99,736.53 ₹)
167.16 $
(12,349.22 ₹)
     -87.62 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,082.79 $
(79,995.12 ₹)
104.81 $
(7,743.24 ₹)
     -90.32 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,163.40 $
(159,828.79 ₹)
378.12 $
(27,935.26 ₹)
     -82.52 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,718.52 $
(126,961.33 ₹)
231.78 $
(17,123.39 ₹)
     -86.51 %
Buy Apartment Price
United States[ Edit ] India[ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 292.26 $
(21,591.99 ₹)
123.81 $
(9,146.68 ₹)
     -57.64 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 194.03 $
(14,334.53 ₹)
63.65 $
(4,702.49 ₹)
     -67.19 %
Salaries And Financing
United States[ Edit ] India[ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,559.46 $
(262,967.72 ₹)
445.94 $
(32,945.30 ₹)
     -87.47 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.18 9.24      +121.39 %
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