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Cost of Living in India

Cost of living in India is 65.18% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in India is 83.01% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 2.21 $ 1.33-4.42
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 9.58 $ 5.90-17.69
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 3.69 $ 2.65-5.16
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 1.77 $ 1.33-2.58
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.80 $ 1.77-4.42
Cappuccino (regular) 1.46 $ 0.74-2.21
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 0.42 $ 0.27-0.59
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 0.21 $ 0.15-0.29
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2.51 $ 2.01-3.01
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.38 $ 0.27-0.53
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.33 $ 0.23-0.47
Eggs (regular) (12) 0.90 $ 0.74-1.09
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.13 $ 1.34-3.34
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 1.40 $ 1.00-2.01
Buffalo Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 1.99 $ 1.07-3.21
Apples (1 lb) 0.88 $ 0.53-1.34
Banana (1 lb) 0.32 $ 0.20-0.47
Oranges (1 lb) 0.43 $ 0.27-0.67
Tomato (1 lb) 0.22 $ 0.13-0.33
Potato (1 lb) 0.15 $ 0.10-0.23
Onion (1 lb) 0.18 $ 0.10-0.33
Lettuce (1 head) 0.49 $ 0.29-0.88
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.41 $ 0.29-0.52
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.11 $ 4.42-11.79
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.58 $ 1.03-2.21
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.43 $ 1.47-3.69
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 2.95 $ 1.77-4.42
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.29 $ 0.15-0.44
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 8.84 $ 4.64-17.69
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 0.72 $ 0.37-1.03
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 0.36 $ 0.24-0.50
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 1.03 $ 0.74-1.47
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.13 $ 3.74-4.46
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 11,793.32 $ 9,139.82-14,741.65
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,190.96 $ 16,952.90-29,483.31
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 33.49 $ 14.74-73.71
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.01 $ 0.01-0.02
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 15.35 $ 7.37-29.47
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 20.90 $ 8.84-44.22
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 6.87 $ 2.95-14.74
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 3.69 $ 2.21-5.16
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 77.49 $ 36.85-147.42
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 2,433.41 $ 1,105.62-6,633.74
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 33.88 $ 22.10-51.60
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 34.30 $ 17.69-58.97
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 49.93 $ 29.48-73.71
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 38.15 $ 22.11-58.97
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 176.53 $ 88.45-339.06
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 108.75 $ 58.97-199.01
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 423.43 $ 221.12-737.08
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 254.75 $ 147.42-442.25
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 140.45 $ 66.34-342.38
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 67.41 $ 36.85-136.95
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 519.09 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 9.60 0.12-0.18

Prices in India

These data are based on 97457 entries in the past 18 months from 7988 different contributors.
Last update: June 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 31.04 10.22 21.21 27.48 26.97 113.20
Mumbai 29.08 20.87 25.21 27.32 24.90 67.72
Delhi 28.94 8.92 19.50 26.30 25.39 77.06
Noida 28.51 6.30 18.03 26.02 22.74 87.60
Pune 27.74 7.50 18.19 27.18 22.84 84.50
Bangalore 26.98 8.83 18.42 26.83 19.01 96.69
Chandigarh 26.35 5.81 16.66 26.42 19.20 64.36
Jaipur 25.62 5.27 16.02 24.34 17.71 73.97
Thane 25.55 9.92 18.17 24.70 20.54 81.17
Indore 25.39 4.40 15.49 25.50 16.47 50.66
Chennai 25.25 6.96 16.62 26.14 16.10 67.79
Kolkata 25.14 6.10 16.16 24.26 20.93 58.64
Lucknow (Lakhnau) 25.06 4.57 15.39 23.67 19.63 74.89
Goa 24.61 6.32 15.98 25.16 20.20 54.20
Surat 24.17 4.15 14.72 24.37 17.79 63.87
Ahmedabad 24.06 5.30 15.21 25.01 16.94 71.14
Hyderabad 23.82 6.13 15.47 23.27 17.39 76.71
Guwahati 22.94 4.11 14.06 23.37 13.74 70.24
Nagpur 22.90 4.58 14.26 22.05 16.92 93.36
Vadodara 22.67 3.89 13.81 22.89 14.41 77.49
Mangalore 22.65 5.14 14.39 22.65 15.97 79.96
Bhopal 22.63 3.54 13.62 20.20 15.41 66.72
Bhubaneswar 22.57 4.22 13.91 24.27 13.43 61.47
Coimbatore 22.46 5.21 14.32 22.36 14.45 53.86
Mysore 22.33 4.10 13.73 23.50 13.53 46.20
Kochi 22.15 5.56 14.33 23.21 12.33 73.81
Visakhapatnam 21.80 4.42 13.60 21.51 17.14 55.26
Navi Mumbai 19.62 4.85 12.65 19.77 12.57 135.07
Thiruvananthapuram 18.95 4.77 12.26 18.31 11.07 68.75
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