Cost of Living in India

Summary of cost of living in India:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 200.00 ₹ 100.00-500.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 1,000.00 ₹ 600.00-3,000.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 350.00 ₹ 280.00-500.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 160.00 ₹ 100.00-350.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 300.00 ₹ 200.00-500.00
Cappuccino (regular) 143.47 ₹ 50.00-300.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 36.80 ₹ 25.00-60.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 15.99 ₹ 10.00-28.00
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 219.44 ₹ 151.42-264.98
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 37.50 ₹ 22.68-58.97
Rice (white), (1 lb) 26.56 ₹ 18.14-45.36
Eggs (regular) (12) 78.52 ₹ 60.00-120.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 198.25 ₹ 99.79-453.59
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 120.63 ₹ 68.04-189.60
Buffalo Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 216.53 ₹ 90.72-362.87
Apples (1 lb) 75.23 ₹ 31.75-113.40
Banana (1 lb) 25.65 ₹ 13.61-45.36
Oranges (1 lb) 40.76 ₹ 18.14-90.72
Tomato (1 lb) 19.38 ₹ 9.07-36.29
Potato (1 lb) 13.56 ₹ 6.80-22.68
Onion (1 lb) 14.74 ₹ 9.07-22.68
Lettuce (1 head) 44.43 ₹ 20.00-100.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 29.03 ₹ 20.00-40.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 750.00 ₹ 300.00-1,500.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 157.10 ₹ 90.00-250.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 254.18 ₹ 150.00-450.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 350.00 ₹ 250.00-400.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 30.00 ₹ 15.00-50.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 967.76 ₹ 235.00-2,000.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 65.00 ₹ 29.00-150.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 40.23 ₹ 24.14-80.47
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 100.00 ₹ 60.00-200.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 395.95 ₹ 363.40-423.97
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,200,000.00 ₹ 1,000,000.00-1,500,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,901,502.81 ₹ 1,500,000.00-2,500,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 3,384.01 ₹ 1,888.89-7,000.00
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 317.45 ₹ 200.00-666.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 695.81 ₹ 499.00-1,180.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 1,423.80 ₹ 500.00-3,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 616.81 ₹ 250.00-1,000.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 300.00 ₹ 200.00-500.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 5,515.80 ₹ 2,500.00-12,500.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 139,439.12 ₹ 70,000.00-350,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 2,234.53 ₹ 1,000.00-4,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 2,289.53 ₹ 900.00-5,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 3,780.53 ₹ 2,000.00-7,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 2,834.89 ₹ 1,500.00-5,000.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 14,879.98 ₹ 8,000.00-50,005.17
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 9,731.79 ₹ 5,000.00-34,037.04
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 33,755.94 ₹ 17,000.00-144,238.91
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 21,226.50 ₹ 11,420.55-74,730.77
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 11,804.00 ₹ 4,999.96-52,335.83
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 6,217.70 ₹ 2,999.98-23,813.85
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 51,110.12 ₹
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 8.78 6.80-12.00

Prices in India

This country had 68183 entries in the past 12 months by 6582 different contributors.
Last update: November 2023
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Sources and References
Distribution of Expenses Using Our Statistical Model:
  

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
Bangalore 28.8 10.9 20.3 30.0 23.1 106.4
Gurgaon 26.5 8.3 17.8 27.7 22.1 89.5
Noida 26.2 5.0 16.0 25.5 21.9 80.7
Delhi 25.1 7.3 16.6 24.1 22.6 82.3
Mumbai 24.9 18.5 21.8 25.1 20.8 54.7
Pune 24.7 6.9 16.2 24.7 22.6 102.5
Hyderabad 24.6 6.1 15.7 25.7 18.0 79.5
Thane 24.1 8.8 16.7 22.8 23.2 61.9
Ahmedabad 24.0 6.6 15.7 26.0 17.9 45.8
Navi Mumbai 23.3 8.7 16.3 24.2 18.1 80.1
Vadodara 23.0 3.2 13.5 24.9 16.0 51.3
Chennai 22.9 5.8 14.7 25.1 14.2 69.7
Patna 22.8 4.2 13.9 23.8 15.8 38.0
Jaipur 22.7 4.8 14.1 22.6 15.3 49.7
Ludhiana 22.4 4.8 14.0 22.1 16.1 42.3
Surat 22.3 13.4 18.0 24.1 15.0 31.9
Bhubaneswar 22.2 3.4 13.2 23.4 13.5 55.6
Nagpur 22.1 3.9 13.4 23.3 18.8 57.2
Guwahati 22.0 4.1 13.5 23.0 16.6 54.5
Chandigarh 22.0 5.0 13.9 20.9 17.5 69.4
Kolkata 21.9 4.7 13.6 23.5 15.1 48.6
Bhopal 21.4 2.8 12.5 22.2 14.5 49.7
Kochi 21.3 4.7 13.3 23.4 11.3 72.0
Lucknow (Lakhnau) 20.9 3.9 12.8 19.7 12.4 50.9
Coimbatore 20.1 3.7 12.3 22.3 11.7 45.5
Indore 20.0 3.4 12.0 20.6 15.6 58.7
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