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Cost of Living in India

Cost of living in India is 64.24% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in India is 82.78% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 150.00 Rs 90.00-250.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 600.00 Rs 400.00-1,000.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 250.00 Rs 150.00-300.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 109.50 Rs 80.00-150.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 170.00 Rs 120.00-260.00
Cappuccino (regular) 92.54 Rs 50.00-150.00
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 27.18 Rs 15.00-40.00
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 13.95 Rs 10.00-20.00
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 165.77 Rs 132.49-196.84
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 25.37 Rs 18.14-36.29
Rice (white), (1 lb) 22.13 Rs 15.88-31.75
Eggs (regular) (12) 58.42 Rs 48.00-72.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 140.28 Rs 90.72-226.80
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 95.42 Rs 68.04-136.08
Buffalo Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 138.53 Rs 81.65-226.80
Apples (1 lb) 59.81 Rs 38.56-90.72
Banana (1 lb) 20.82 Rs 13.61-27.22
Oranges (1 lb) 27.48 Rs 18.14-45.36
Tomato (1 lb) 13.89 Rs 9.07-22.68
Potato (1 lb) 10.24 Rs 6.80-15.88
Onion (1 lb) 11.59 Rs 6.80-20.00
Lettuce (1 head) 33.64 Rs 20.00-60.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 27.84 Rs 20.00-35.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 545.00 Rs 300.00-800.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 101.38 Rs 70.00-150.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 154.72 Rs 100.00-250.00
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 200.00 Rs 120.00-250.00
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 20.00 Rs 10.00-25.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 600.00 Rs 300.00-1,000.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 50.00 Rs 25.00-80.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 20.92 Rs 16.09-32.19
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 60.00 Rs 50.00-100.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 264.73 Rs 238.48-287.69
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 800,000.00 Rs 643,000.00-1,000,000.00
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,533,947.59 Rs 1,200,000.00-1,984,736.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 2,098.67 Rs 1,000.00-4,250.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.92 Rs 0.50-1.20
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 1,154.94 Rs 699.00-2,000.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 1,400.19 Rs 600.00-3,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 431.22 Rs 200.00-1,000.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 250.00 Rs 150.00-300.00
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 6,292.10 Rs 3,000.00-9,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 286,761.48 Rs 100,000.00-450,000.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 2,304.81 Rs 1,500.00-3,450.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 2,318.55 Rs 1,200.00-4,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 3,279.20 Rs 2,000.00-5,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 2,565.30 Rs 1,500.00-4,000.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 11,095.23 Rs 5,500.00-20,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 6,956.43 Rs 3,500.00-12,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 26,931.29 Rs 15,000.00-50,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 16,570.71 Rs 9,000.00-30,000.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 8,329.52 Rs 4,180.60-18,580.45
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 4,241.47 Rs 2,499.98-7,999.93
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 35,372.97 Rs
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 10.17 8.50-12.00

Prices in India

These data are based on 82749 entries in the past 18 months from 6477 different contributors.
Last update: September 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 34.88 10.20 22.89 33.59 29.63 93.58
Mumbai 31.96 22.64 27.43 33.57 22.87 67.02
Delhi 31.55 9.60 20.89 30.93 24.38 70.83
Noida 31.22 6.61 19.26 33.54 21.29 82.63
Pune 29.53 7.68 18.91 31.18 20.62 86.68
Bangalore 29.32 9.37 19.62 31.28 18.66 87.04
Thane 29.25 8.82 19.32 30.29 20.41 59.47
Chandigarh 28.36 6.38 17.68 29.49 18.84 61.68
Chennai 28.29 7.11 18.00 30.84 17.71 69.16
Navi Mumbai 27.89 8.72 18.57 29.20 19.79 74.74
Ahmedabad 27.86 6.47 17.47 30.09 19.12 61.05
Goa 27.76 7.62 17.97 29.75 20.09 51.71
Surat 27.74 4.45 16.42 29.39 19.67 53.66
Lucknow (Lakhnau) 27.31 4.78 16.36 27.34 17.73 66.31
Kolkata 27.13 6.46 17.09 27.90 21.59 52.73
Jaipur 26.72 4.87 16.10 28.45 15.96 68.77
Nagpur 26.58 4.88 16.04 27.80 18.39 80.10
Vadodara 26.42 3.85 15.45 30.22 15.21 64.60
Indore 26.15 4.45 15.61 25.41 16.70 45.36
Hyderabad 26.15 6.36 16.53 27.97 16.89 66.99
Mysore 25.23 4.26 15.04 30.15 12.31 36.42
Bhubaneswar 24.82 4.49 14.94 28.07 14.32 51.37
Kochi 24.80 6.01 15.67 27.04 13.89 58.01
Visakhapatnam 24.69 5.01 15.12 26.62 16.17 53.49
Coimbatore 23.96 5.53 15.00 25.06 14.16 49.36
Mangalore 23.82 5.41 14.87 25.43 12.55 90.21
Thiruvananthapuram 20.83 5.11 13.19 22.31 11.56 62.56
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