Cost of Living in India

Cost of living in India is 65.52% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account).

Rent in India is, on average, 85.99% lower than in United States.

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 1.99 € 0.85-4.55
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 9.09 € 4.94-22.73
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 3.41 € 2.39-4.55
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 1.59 € 0.91-3.41
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.07 € 1.82-5.11
Cappuccino (regular) 1.35 € 0.45-2.84
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 0.37 € 0.23-0.57
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.16 € 0.11-0.23
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2.16 € 1.59-2.58
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.35 € 0.21-0.52
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.27 € 0.18-0.41
Eggs (regular) (12) 0.75 € 0.55-1.01
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.03 € 1.03-5.16
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 1.20 € 0.64-2.06
Buffalo Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 2.06 € 1.03-3.61
Apples (1 lb) 0.73 € 0.31-1.13
Banana (1 lb) 0.26 € 0.15-0.52
Oranges (1 lb) 0.37 € 0.18-0.77
Tomato (1 lb) 0.19 € 0.08-0.31
Potato (1 lb) 0.16 € 0.08-0.25
Onion (1 lb) 0.17 € 0.10-0.31
Lettuce (1 head) 0.47 € 0.17-1.14
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.32 € 0.23-0.40
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 6.82 € 2.73-13.64
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.50 € 0.91-2.27
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.50 € 1.25-3.98
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 3.41 € 2.73-4.55
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.23 € 0.11-0.57
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 7.96 € 3.41-17.05
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 0.57 € 0.25-1.14
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 0.29 € 0.18-0.55
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 1.14 € 0.57-1.70
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.35 € 3.01-3.66
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 10,229.75 € 8,979.44-13,639.66
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 19,131.11 € 17,049.58-22,732.77
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 32.47 € 13.17-68.20
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.01 € 0.00-0.01
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 9.24 € 5.68-17.05
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 15.94 € 5.68-34.10
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 6.04 € 2.84-11.37
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 2.84 € 1.70-4.55
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 47.44 € 22.73-113.66
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 1,370.97 € 649.15-3,409.92
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 26.16 € 11.37-45.47
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 26.99 € 11.37-56.82
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 39.99 € 22.73-68.20
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 30.18 € 13.64-56.83
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 140.52 € 73.88-479.91
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 88.10 € 45.47-249.02
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 318.03 € 170.50-1,326.30
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 194.97 € 111.30-597.75
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 103.76 € 52.80-502.57
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 53.42 € 31.26-191.91
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 374.60 €
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 9.24 7.00-12.00

Prices in India

This country had 92044 entries in the past 12 months by 7207 different contributors.
Last update: November 2020
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 32.20 9.30 21.14 31.52 25.52 80.72
Mumbai 29.47 19.93 24.86 30.04 24.93 42.71
Chandigarh 29.46 6.14 18.19 32.24 18.33 46.55
Noida 27.89 5.92 17.27 26.13 21.72 59.09
Bangalore 27.63 8.63 18.45 29.05 19.12 68.90
Delhi 27.62 8.18 18.22 26.13 23.52 44.68
Goa 27.37 7.16 17.60 26.48 24.05 39.01
Ranchi 27.01 3.88 15.83 30.33 19.35 54.23
Thane 26.85 8.04 17.76 26.41 22.47 53.14
Ghaziabad 26.72 4.69 16.07 27.60 17.79 59.01
Ahmedabad 26.45 5.85 16.49 29.26 16.58 35.47
Hyderabad 26.44 6.46 16.79 28.45 17.76 50.89
Guwahati 26.35 3.70 15.41 30.11 16.14 43.10
Kolkata 26.23 5.92 16.42 28.65 18.99 40.61
Pune 26.13 7.28 17.02 27.18 20.47 50.30
Navi Mumbai 26.05 9.64 18.12 27.67 19.45 84.01
Chennai 25.60 6.38 16.31 27.92 16.52 49.67
Nagpur 25.42 4.25 15.19 28.26 17.97 53.84
Surat 24.79 4.31 14.89 26.25 17.87 41.43
Indore 24.31 3.90 14.45 25.10 15.32 40.35
Vadodara 24.30 4.05 14.51 26.17 16.25 48.54
Jaipur 24.21 4.54 14.70 23.83 15.82 46.03
Patna 24.09 3.49 14.13 25.25 16.89 41.16
Coimbatore 24.05 4.89 14.79 27.70 13.17 39.62
Lucknow (Lakhnau) 23.72 4.80 14.57 22.79 18.18 52.77
Rajkot 23.55 4.24 14.22 23.84 17.65 48.31
Madurai 23.43 3.42 13.76 26.34 11.84 36.88
Kochi 23.08 4.58 14.14 26.22 12.82 49.63
Mysore 22.96 4.53 14.05 24.62 13.75 47.96
Vijayawada 22.76 4.87 14.11 24.89 12.20 37.54
Bhopal 22.73 3.71 13.54 22.49 18.58 38.70
Kozhikode (Calicut) 22.66 4.43 13.85 24.09 11.70 46.85
Raipur 22.49 5.81 14.43 21.70 17.09 51.09
Bhubaneswar 22.42 3.41 13.23 24.89 13.14 62.23
Visakhapatnam 22.06 3.96 13.31 25.08 12.76 48.59
Thiruvananthapuram 20.57 4.10 12.61 21.68 12.75 66.41
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