Cost of Living in India

Summary:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 2.43 $ 1.08-6.74
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 12.13 $ 6.74-33.69
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 4.04 $ 3.03-5.39
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 2.02 $ 1.08-4.04
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.91 $ 2.16-6.47
Cappuccino (regular) 1.63 $ 0.54-3.37
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 0.46 $ 0.27-0.67
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.21 $ 0.13-0.34
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2.59 $ 1.97-3.06
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.42 $ 0.24-0.61
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.32 $ 0.21-0.49
Eggs (regular) (12) 0.93 $ 0.65-1.33
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.47 $ 1.22-6.11
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 1.42 $ 0.73-2.45
Buffalo Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 2.62 $ 1.22-4.89
Apples (1 lb) 0.88 $ 0.37-1.35
Banana (1 lb) 0.31 $ 0.18-0.61
Oranges (1 lb) 0.44 $ 0.18-0.92
Tomato (1 lb) 0.22 $ 0.09-0.37
Potato (1 lb) 0.19 $ 0.09-0.31
Onion (1 lb) 0.22 $ 0.12-0.37
Lettuce (1 head) 0.56 $ 0.20-1.35
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.38 $ 0.27-0.47
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.09 $ 3.23-18.87
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.82 $ 1.08-2.70
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.88 $ 1.48-4.18
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 4.31 $ 3.37-5.39
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.27 $ 0.13-0.67
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 9.43 $ 3.71-20.21
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 0.67 $ 0.30-1.35
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 0.35 $ 0.22-0.65
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 1.35 $ 0.73-2.70
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.22 $ 3.57-5.10
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 12,128.64 $ 10,673.21-16,171.52
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,597.81 $ 18,261.84-26,952.54
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 40.02 $ 19.91-80.86
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.01 $ 0.00-0.02
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 10.56 $ 6.74-18.87
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 18.62 $ 6.74-40.43
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 7.14 $ 2.70-13.48
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 3.37 $ 2.02-5.39
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 55.56 $ 26.95-154.66
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 1,630.92 $ 808.58-4,042.88
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 30.63 $ 13.48-53.91
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 31.53 $ 13.48-67.38
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 47.24 $ 26.95-80.86
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 35.84 $ 16.17-67.38
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 160.20 $ 80.86-601.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 100.60 $ 53.91-309.74
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 365.72 $ 202.14-1,703.15
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 227.38 $ 134.76-780.72
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 116.17 $ 60.64-612.37
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 60.58 $ 33.69-244.72
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 436.35 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 8.91 7.00-12.00

Prices in India

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Last update: June 2021
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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 33.10 10.43 22.55 33.03 30.69 66.88
Mumbai 30.25 22.57 26.68 30.76 25.61 38.61
Chandigarh 29.56 6.47 18.81 32.61 18.97 41.16
Navi Mumbai 29.06 11.40 20.84 32.84 23.19 66.98
Noida 28.62 6.46 18.30 28.15 22.91 47.36
Kalyan 28.50 6.27 18.15 32.88 17.26 29.13
Goa 27.93 8.39 18.83 28.47 24.64 32.04
Delhi 27.68 8.80 18.89 26.72 24.55 37.79
Bangalore 27.46 8.65 18.70 29.75 19.47 72.21
Thane 27.29 8.70 18.63 29.21 22.99 52.92
Ghaziabad 27.04 5.13 16.84 27.91 21.10 45.88
Pune 27.03 7.82 18.09 27.83 22.37 45.80
Guwahati 26.96 4.20 16.36 30.27 20.17 35.68
Faridabad 26.79 5.42 16.84 27.01 20.42 38.69
Hyderabad 26.60 6.79 17.38 29.18 18.25 43.98
Chennai 26.22 7.02 17.28 29.16 16.90 43.47
Kolkata 26.02 6.07 16.73 28.96 19.44 36.26
Ahmedabad 25.94 5.94 16.63 28.69 18.40 33.25
Surat 25.37 4.68 15.74 27.24 19.68 37.91
Ranchi 25.35 4.06 15.44 26.38 20.71 43.75
Lucknow (Lakhnau) 25.27 5.18 15.92 25.57 21.45 44.17
Ernakulam 24.71 6.00 16.00 26.81 19.22 41.86
Vadodara 24.59 4.43 15.21 26.46 17.14 43.50
Mangalore 24.43 4.98 15.37 27.85 15.65 38.03
Nagpur 24.42 4.62 15.21 26.27 19.07 39.88
Rajkot 24.35 4.56 15.14 27.32 15.93 40.07
Jaipur 23.94 5.38 15.30 23.72 17.16 43.49
Kochi 23.83 5.33 15.22 27.59 14.10 46.91
Dehradun 23.81 4.67 14.90 22.78 17.58 37.12
Indore 23.79 4.44 14.78 24.43 16.75 36.75
Patna 23.71 3.71 14.40 24.82 18.44 34.58
Madurai 23.66 3.67 14.35 27.46 12.46 31.79
Mysore 23.61 4.76 14.83 27.06 13.49 39.69
Raipur 23.57 5.82 15.31 25.33 17.22 59.46
Coimbatore 23.50 5.10 14.94 26.92 14.90 36.96
Bhopal 23.20 4.10 14.31 24.20 19.34 35.88
Jammu 23.10 3.85 14.14 21.88 21.82 48.73
Vijayawada 23.10 5.27 14.80 24.91 14.02 29.52
Kozhikode (Calicut) 22.61 4.73 14.29 24.49 12.12 40.86
Bhubaneswar 22.45 3.74 13.74 24.43 14.16 47.49
Visakhapatnam 21.96 4.16 13.68 25.86 12.64 42.53
Thiruvananthapuram 21.00 4.42 13.28 21.69 13.29 66.00
Kanpur 20.94 3.83 12.98 20.94 14.15 35.16
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