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Cost of Living in India

Cost of living in India is 64.77% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in India is 82.48% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Avg. Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 150.00 Rs 80.00-250.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 600.00 Rs 400.00-1,000.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 220.00 Rs 150.00-300.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 100.00 Rs 80.00-150.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 150.00 Rs 110.00-250.00
Cappuccino (regular) 89.59 Rs 50.00-150.00
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 26.76 Rs 15.00-40.00
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 13.77 Rs 10.00-20.00
Markets [ Edit ] Avg.
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 162.98 Rs 132.49-189.27
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 25.01 Rs 18.14-36.29
Rice (white), (1 lb) 21.81 Rs 15.88-29.48
Eggs (12) 57.96 Rs 48.00-70.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 141.41 Rs 90.72-226.80
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 92.66 Rs 68.04-136.08
Buffalo Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 134.39 Rs 72.57-217.72
Apples (1 lb) 59.58 Rs 38.56-90.72
Banana (1 lb) 20.49 Rs 13.61-27.22
Oranges (1 lb) 27.45 Rs 18.14-45.36
Tomato (1 lb) 13.67 Rs 9.07-22.68
Potato (1 lb) 10.66 Rs 6.80-18.14
Onion (1 lb) 11.99 Rs 9.07-20.41
Lettuce (1 head) 33.46 Rs 18.00-60.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 27.65 Rs 20.00-32.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 500.00 Rs 300.00-850.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 98.11 Rs 65.00-150.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 150.84 Rs 100.00-250.00
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 180.00 Rs 120.00-250.00
Transportation [ Edit ] Avg.
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 18.00 Rs 10.00-25.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 600.00 Rs 300.00-1,080.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 50.00 Rs 23.00-80.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 20.92 Rs 15.00-32.19
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 60.00 Rs 60.00-100.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 257.85 Rs 227.12-283.91
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 800,000.00 Rs 650,000.00-1,000,000.00
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,511,786.48 Rs 1,200,000.00-1,900,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] Avg.
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 2,118.14 Rs 1,000.00-4,574.66
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.94 Rs 0.50-1.20
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 1,208.25 Rs 700.00-2,000.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] Avg.
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 1,392.69 Rs 600.00-3,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 431.94 Rs 200.00-1,000.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 250.00 Rs 150.00-300.00
Childcare [ Edit ] Avg.
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 8,177.68 Rs 4,000.00-9,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 429,931.44 Rs 200,000.00-450,000.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] Avg.
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 2,293.10 Rs 1,500.00-3,200.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 2,285.89 Rs 1,200.00-4,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 3,248.56 Rs 2,000.00-5,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 2,547.86 Rs 1,500.00-4,000.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] Avg.
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 11,322.96 Rs 6,000.00-20,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 6,968.66 Rs 3,500.00-12,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 27,354.46 Rs 15,000.00-50,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 16,807.32 Rs 9,000.00-30,000.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] Avg.
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 8,771.11 Rs 4,193.79-19,999.83
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 4,340.62 Rs 2,499.98-8,361.20
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] Avg.
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 34,229.18 Rs
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 10.44 9.00-12.50

Prices in India

These data are based on 82985 entries in the past 18 months from 6314 different contributors.
Last update: March, 2017
Our data for each country are based on all entries from all cities in that country.
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By City in India

Rank
City
Cost of Living Index
Rent Index
Cost of Living Plus Rent Index
Groceries Index
Restaurant Price Index
Local Purchasing Power Index
Gurgaon 33.11 10.28 22.13 31.62 27.80 110.04
Mumbai 31.39 22.44 27.09 32.51 22.87 69.17
Delhi 31.13 9.90 20.91 29.73 24.38 74.18
Ludhiana 29.99 4.32 17.65 28.10 22.27 59.40
Thane 29.44 8.46 19.35 30.28 20.62 55.80
Noida 28.75 6.61 18.10 29.20 20.54 89.26
Bangalore 28.44 9.15 19.16 30.08 17.18 93.08
Pune 28.24 7.51 18.27 29.39 20.17 104.06
Chennai 27.49 7.21 17.74 29.45 16.32 80.24
Ahmedabad 27.33 6.33 17.22 28.61 18.37 58.57
Kolkata 27.19 7.07 17.51 27.26 21.77 53.98
Navi Mumbai 27.19 9.75 18.80 27.96 18.38 85.31
Chandigarh 27.13 6.41 17.16 27.40 18.76 70.72
Goa 27.06 7.76 17.78 26.99 21.17 53.22
Lucknow (Lakhnau) 26.71 4.81 16.18 26.79 17.45 56.80
Vadodara 26.61 3.98 15.73 29.16 16.68 73.26
Surat 26.60 4.65 16.04 25.91 20.76 58.24
Jaipur 26.38 4.46 15.83 27.21 16.03 71.13
Guwahati 25.49 4.03 15.17 28.78 15.18 50.52
Hyderabad 25.18 6.06 15.98 26.55 15.18 70.55
Indore 25.13 4.07 15.00 23.92 17.80 45.96
Mysore 24.99 4.26 15.02 29.72 12.25 40.74
Nagpur 24.63 5.03 15.20 25.16 18.51 73.28
Kochi 24.57 5.67 15.48 26.18 13.80 64.60
Visakhapatnam 24.27 5.50 15.24 26.11 14.11 63.18
Bhubaneswar 24.13 4.57 14.72 25.98 14.13 57.77
Coimbatore 24.09 5.68 15.23 24.80 15.33 52.35
Mangalore 22.15 5.54 14.16 22.12 12.07 107.75
Thiruvananthapuram 20.62 5.09 13.15 21.65 11.63 82.34
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