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Cost of Living in India

Cost of living in India is 64.59% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in India is 82.72% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 150.00 Rs 95.00-300.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 700.00 Rs 400.00-1,200.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 250.00 Rs 170.00-350.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 120.00 Rs 90.00-160.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 180.00 Rs 120.00-300.00
Cappuccino (regular) 99.48 Rs 50.00-150.00
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 28.33 Rs 16.00-40.00
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 14.07 Rs 10.00-20.00
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 169.10 Rs 136.27-204.41
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 25.59 Rs 18.14-36.29
Rice (white), (1 lb) 22.28 Rs 15.88-31.75
Eggs (regular) (12) 60.27 Rs 50.00-72.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 140.52 Rs 90.72-226.80
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 94.11 Rs 68.04-136.08
Buffalo Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 134.65 Rs 79.38-208.65
Apples (1 lb) 59.20 Rs 36.29-90.72
Banana (1 lb) 21.44 Rs 13.61-31.75
Oranges (1 lb) 28.33 Rs 18.14-45.36
Tomato (1 lb) 14.58 Rs 9.07-22.68
Potato (1 lb) 9.93 Rs 6.80-15.88
Onion (1 lb) 12.46 Rs 6.80-22.68
Lettuce (1 head) 32.93 Rs 20.00-60.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 27.88 Rs 20.00-35.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 500.00 Rs 300.00-800.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 104.81 Rs 70.00-150.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 158.52 Rs 100.00-250.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 200.00 Rs 120.00-280.00
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 20.00 Rs 10.00-30.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 600.00 Rs 300.00-1,050.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 49.00 Rs 25.00-70.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 22.53 Rs 16.09-32.19
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 72.00 Rs 50.00-100.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 274.59 Rs 246.05-302.83
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 800,000.00 Rs 612,000.00-1,000,000.00
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,557,147.83 Rs 1,200,000.00-2,000,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 2,202.19 Rs 1,000.00-4,574.66
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.88 Rs 0.50-1.20
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 1,058.89 Rs 500.00-2,000.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 1,414.72 Rs 600.00-3,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 447.16 Rs 200.00-1,000.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 250.00 Rs 150.00-350.00
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 5,351.42 Rs 2,500.00-10,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 178,162.22 Rs 80,000.00-450,000.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 2,299.33 Rs 1,500.00-3,500.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 2,321.94 Rs 1,200.00-4,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 3,372.09 Rs 2,000.00-5,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 2,578.41 Rs 1,500.00-4,000.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 11,633.44 Rs 6,000.00-20,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 7,246.06 Rs 4,000.00-13,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 28,127.29 Rs 15,000.00-50,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 17,028.85 Rs 10,000.00-30,000.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 9,028.32 Rs 4,499.96-20,438.50
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 4,521.13 Rs 2,499.98-9,290.23
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 35,257.47 Rs
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 9.72 8.30-12.00

Prices in India

These data are based on 92973 entries in the past 18 months from 7481 different contributors.
Last update: April 2018
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 32.56 10.29 21.93 29.27 28.76 108.22
Mumbai 30.14 21.84 26.18 29.21 24.78 70.92
Noida 29.98 6.86 18.94 28.29 22.42 102.56
Delhi 29.72 9.06 19.86 27.18 26.29 81.93
Pune 28.38 7.57 18.44 28.29 22.79 91.50
Bangalore 28.09 9.22 19.08 28.22 19.32 99.29
Chandigarh 27.41 6.02 17.20 27.58 19.85 66.87
Jaipur 26.73 5.45 16.57 25.77 18.82 75.48
Thane 26.64 10.05 18.72 26.73 20.26 83.64
Goa 26.23 6.68 16.89 27.14 20.87 54.28
Chennai 26.19 6.90 16.98 27.65 16.77 71.45
Indore 26.15 4.41 15.77 26.30 16.36 53.20
Kolkata 26.13 6.21 16.62 25.63 21.75 60.70
Lucknow (Lakhnau) 26.02 4.59 15.79 25.11 19.88 73.54
Ahmedabad 25.50 5.70 16.05 27.55 17.66 81.00
Surat 25.43 4.19 15.29 26.63 18.29 63.39
Hyderabad 24.67 6.26 15.88 24.57 17.88 81.64
Nagpur 24.17 4.70 14.88 23.77 17.51 99.94
Mangalore 24.08 5.37 15.15 24.27 16.88 95.17
Vadodara 24.02 3.94 14.44 24.89 15.30 81.33
Bhopal 23.80 3.72 14.21 21.70 15.18 66.24
Coimbatore 23.80 5.48 15.05 24.32 14.96 57.20
Guwahati 23.55 4.06 14.24 25.09 14.07 69.42
Bhubaneswar 23.30 4.34 14.25 25.83 13.97 63.18
Kochi 23.07 5.81 14.83 24.69 12.67 75.61
Visakhapatnam 22.85 4.32 14.01 23.10 17.65 65.06
Mysore 22.77 4.20 13.90 24.57 14.42 42.49
Navi Mumbai 20.82 5.49 13.50 20.90 13.28 132.69
Thiruvananthapuram 19.81 5.10 12.79 20.14 11.44 69.82
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